2013’s MOST INNOVATIVE RELEASES

Now more than ever, musicians are faced with the task of making their music accessible to fans in a way that is both relevant and interesting. The best release strategies of today embrace new platforms and technologies, and use them to add context, and of course hype, to their art. However, one thing remains as true now…

JAY Z – MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL

Released today through the Samsung app, Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ has already gone platinum after its release prompted the RIAA to change the rules on certification – #NewRules indeed.  The album is classic-sounding, and although not as progressive as ‘Yeezys’ (an album with which comparison is sure to become tedious), it still sounds fresh…