Microwave’s new album, Much Love, can be streamed below.
The track took weeks of tinkering and almost didn’t make it onto the album. “I still hadn’t found a chorus we liked,” he said. But when he finally came up with the melody and lyrics for the hook – “If I could find you now, things would get better” – they knew it would work. “We didn’t know it was going to get radio play or MTV success. But we had a sense that it was a special song, one of the most accessible, massive-sounding pop songs that we’d ever written. But we didn’t know that song was going to change our lives forever.”
We’ve got reviews, think-pieces, and podcasts coming later this week as we say goodbye to the band. Their final self-titled album is due out on Friday.
Jan Wenner has sold a 49% stake of Rolling Stone to Bandlab Technlogies. Bloomberg reports:
After a five-decade run full of interviews with pop stars and presidents, the founder of Rolling Stone is selling 49 percent of the iconic magazine to an Asian billionaire’s son. It’s the first time Wenner has admitted an outside investor, a deal that encapsulates the plight of an industry fighting to stay relevant in an online age. Wenner Media LLC also owns Us Weekly and Men’s Journal.
It’s easy to keep putting this off, but the election is only a few more weeks away, and early voting is starting in many states already. So, yeah, make sure you’re registered, and vote.
Views maintains the most weeks at No. 1 for an album by an artist since Adele’s 21 notched 24 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 (March 12, 2011-June 23, 2012), and the most weeks atop the list for a man since Billy Ray Cyrus’ Some Gave All ruled for 17 straight frames in 1992 (June 13-Oct. 3).