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Alex & Sierra

It’s About Us

Alex & Sierra

The X Factor USA’s third and final season winners’ debut release. High school friends from Florida create original songs that reflect the duo’s thoughtful, amiable aesthetic.



Beartooth

Disgusting

Beartooth

The debut album from the Columbus, OH hardcore band. Raw and driving, the album feels like a throwback to the wild and unpolished sound of metalcore pioneers like Converge, who took the energy of hardcore and pushed it to gritty extremes.


If I Stay

If I Stay

Various Artists

Music plays an important role in the 2014 drama starring Chloe Grace Moretz. Included on the soundtrack are songs by Beck and Sonic Youth, as well as songs by Willamette Stone, the fictional band featured in the film.


Royal Blood

Royal Blood

Royal Blood

The debut from Royal Blood features a mix of anguished vocals, ferocious drumming and bass that provides intricate detail as well as a rumble of rhythm. All of it comes from just vocalist/bassist Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher.


Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1

Various Artists

The latest big screen offering from Marvel Comics comes with its special mixtape featuring twelve classic rock and pop hits. Among the tracks are David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream,” Blue Suede’s “Hooked on a Feeling,” and Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit in the Sky.”


My Everything

My Everything

Ariana Grande

Featuring the smash hit “Problem,” Ariana Grande’s sophomore album has been one of the most talked-about and eagerly awaited releases of 2014. It also features appearances from Iggy Azalea, Zedd, Big Sean, and Childish Gambino.


Magic

Don’t Kill The Magic

Magic!

Led by Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter Nasri Atweh, Magic! creates a fusion of rock, pop, reggae, and a little bit of soul. Their debut album includes the hit single “Rude.”


Yes

Yes!

Jason Mraz

The fifth studio release from Jason Mraz sees the troubadour teaming up with longtime friends and collaborators Raining Jane for a purely acoustic and more intimate-sounding album than any of his previous efforts.


NOW Party Anthems 2

Now That’s What I Call Party Anthems 2

Various Artists

On Vol. 2 of its party-centric spin-off series, the folks at Now That’s What I Call Music offer up 18 more dedicated dancefloor jams from artists like Nicki Minaj (“Starships”), Lady Gaga (“Applause”), and Pharrell Williams (“Happy”).


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