As the year winds down, December ushers in a wave of highly anticipated music releases. From established artists making a comeback to emerging talents breaking new ground, this month’s lineup is nothing short of diverse and exciting. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of the noteworthy albums set to hit the airwaves throughout December.
Friday, December 1:
- Alicia Keys — The Diary of Alicia Keys 20 (J Records)
- Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Has Become The Best Festival In America
- MJ Lenderman Picks His Favorite Live Albums (After Putting Out A Great Live LP)
The month kicks off with Alicia Keys celebrating the 20th anniversary of “The Diary of Alicia Keys.” Simultaneously, Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw solidifies its reputation as one of America’s premier festivals. MJ Lenderman, fresh from the release of a stellar live LP, shares his top picks for essential live albums.
Friday, December 8:
- Atreyu — The Beautiful Dark of Life (Spinefarm Records)
- Barry Keoghan On Absolutely Going For It All In ‘Saltburn’
- Russ Bengtson’s New Book Goes Deep On The Inseparable Evolution Of Hoops And Sneakers
Atreyu makes a return with “The Beautiful Dark of Life,” offering a musical experience that promises to captivate listeners. Meanwhile, actor Barry Keoghan discusses his fearless approach in the film ‘Saltburn,’ and Russ Bengtson delves into the interconnected worlds of hoops and sneakers in his latest book.
Friday, December 15:
- Ambrose Akinmusire — Owl Song (Nonesuch Records)
- will.i.am Launches FYI, The World’s First AI-Powered Messenger For Creative Collaboration
- How Bail Bag Helps The Formerly Incarcerated Get Back On Their Feet
Closing out the month, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire releases “Owl Song,” a testament to his musical prowess. In the realm of technology and creativity, will.i.am introduces FYI, the world’s first AI-powered messenger, and we explore how the organization Bail Bag is aiding the reintegration of formerly incarcerated individuals.
As the year concludes, the music, film/TV, culture, life/style, and sports scenes are ablaze with noteworthy releases, insightful interviews, and impactful initiatives. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest happenings across these diverse realms.