Megadeth: Holy Wars

The music we tweeted this week and the second installment of our #PrivateJam series

For this week’s #PrivateJam, Kenny G gave us his own guilty pleasure hit. Our woodwind spirit animal explained that after taking his son to one of their shows years ago, he’s still hair-over-heels for Megadeth’s “Holy Wars.” The band’s #1 hit featured on their 1990 Rust in Peace album is the heart and soul of progressive thrash metal. And no surprise, Kenny’s always been a …

Zero 7: On My Own

The music we tweeted this week and the second installment of our #PrivateJam series

After a four-year hiatus, Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker of London-based duo Zero 7 have released a new 12″ white label “On My Own,” featuring a vocalist they’ve never worked with before: Danny Pratt. That’s not all that’s new; the trip-hop duo—with roots in acid jazz—are experimenting with a different sound influenced by house music and funk, taking their time over nine minutes. Keep an …

Justin Timberlake: Summer Love

The music we tweeted this week and the second installment of our #PrivateJam series

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards are taking place in Brooklyn tonight, a first in the show’s 30-year history. This past week has been a roller-coaster of rumors involving Justin Timberlake, who will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for his two decades of innovation in music videos. While everybody discussed whether JT’s former pop group ‘N Sync would reunite on stage for …