Music Shopping List: A Subtle Start to January 2017
New efforts from Halestorm, Dropkick Murphys, Jimi Cravity, and Jefe make up the music shopping list for the first Friday in January 2017.
Ah, a new year and a new music shopping list. Unfortunately for music purchasing enthusiasts, the first week in January is never a prolific one. January 6, 2017 doesn’t yield a wealth of electrifying choices, but new projects appear from Halestorm, Dropkick Murphys, Jimi Cravity, and Jefe. Next week – January 13, 2017 – should be more promising by all means.
1) Halestorm, ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs eP
Rock band Halestorm drops a six-track EP of covers – just as the title suggests.
- Tracks: 6
- Pre-Release Singles: “Still of the Night” & “I Hate Myself for Loving You”
2) Dropkick Murphys, 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory
Veteran punk band Dropkick Murphys returns after a four-year hiatus with 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory. 11 Short Stories serves as the follow-up to Signed and Sealed in Blood (2013).
- Tracks: 11
- Pre-Release Singles: “Blood,” “Paying My Way” & “You’ll Never Walk Alone”
3) Jimi Cravity, Heaven – EP
[sixstepsrecords / Sparrow]
Up-and-coming musician Jim Cravity drops a new EP, Heaven. His previous EP, Maverick, was a rock effort. Heaven is in the Christian music realm.
- Tracks: 7
- Pre-Release Singles: “Beacon”
4) Jefe, The World Is Yours
Rapper Jefe (Shy Glizzy) drops an eight-track mixtape, The World is Yours, assisted by YoungBoy Never Broke Again, 3 Glizzy, Ralo, and Kash Doll.
- Tracks: 8
- Featured Guests: YoungBoy Never Broke Again, 3 Glizzy, Ralo, & Kash Doll