Posts Tagged ‘Holiday Season 2011’
One of the most widely-discussed artists of 2011 among the indie press, the elusive Josh T. Pearson was finally captured early this year by Mute Records, who released his acclaimed album, Last of the Country Gentlemen. Here the folks at Mute offer us his heart-wrenching interpretation of “O Holy Night.”
In the spirit of the holiday season this week’s RCRD LBL Essentials Playlist is full of holiday music recorded by some of today’s coolest artists. This Essentials Playlist isn’t all good tidings and cheer though, these are modern holiday songs about about the ins and outs of Christmas in 2011.
Looking for holiday gift ideas? Well, nothing says “I love you” like a DIY mixtape-style playlist.
From Modern Holiday Songs to Classics Reimagined, in today’s Spotlight we bring you the greatest gift of all: a free playlist featuring MP3.com’s best holiday music all wrapped together and ready for download! Plus, we also throw in a head-banging rendition of “White Christmas” from a former NIN member. Can you guess who?
Holiday songs are rooted in tradition, many dating back hundreds of years. However, like any set of classic genre, it’s always interesting to hear new interpretations. Click through to hear some carols that have been updated for the 21st century by a team of artists on the ArtisTech Media label.