songs of the week

  • In The Mixtape: Guns and Roses HOF, The Return of Kanye, and Slaughterhouse

    What’s up COED Nation! This is my pre-Coachella version of “In the Mixtape.” That’s right, that’s right. Your boy Al Jon…

  • In The Mixtape: Winter Music Conference, Aerosmith, Jack White’s Solo Gig

    What’s up COED nation! I hope you’ve enjoyed your week so far. I know we did. Austin, Texas got ripped a new one by hu…

  • In The Mixtape: The Boss, Southern Madness, The Pauly D Project

    What’s up COED Nation?! Are you feeling the Madness? I LOVE this time of year. Nothing beats the excitement and unpredic…

  • In The Mixtape: The Notorious MC, Team Christina, Festival Updates [VIDEO]

    What’s good COED Nation? Yesterday, March 9th, isalways a semi-difficult day for me. March 9th is the anniversary of th…

  • Calvin Feels Close, GroupLove’s Tongue Tied, The Decemberists Fight [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    COED Nation what is good in the hood? Happy New Year! I hope you guys enjoyed my first year with COED and my SOTW editions la…

  • Avicii Fades, Flo Rida’s Feelin’ Good, Wilco’s Whole Love [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Chiddy Bang's "Ray Charles" won top honors in our last SOTW poll, beating out Chris Brown's "All Back". Beating might not be the best choice of words when "Chris Brown" is in the same sentence. Anyway, this week's nominations include jams from Avicii, Flo Rida, Wilco, Bon Iver, and The Band Perry. What? Country? We know, it's scary. Check out which tracks made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump-off.

  • Janelle Monae’s Wondaland, Chris Brown’s Back, Chiddy Bang’s Ray Charles [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, we had a tie between And It Spread by The Avett Brothers and Drake's Crew Love. Just goes to show how diverse our listening palate's are at COED. In this week's edition of Al Jones' SOTW, we feature tracks from Janelle Monae, Wild Flag, Chris Brown, Chiddy Bang, and Blitzen Trapper. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Drake Takes Care, Good Husbands Are In Bloom, Avett Bros Spread It On [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Apparently, you guys "Love Lamp", the joint by Red, Gold, & Green because they crushed the competition in last week's SOTW poll. This week, we try to make you forget about Occupy Wall Street and Ped State with tracks from Drake, Mumford and Sons, David Byrne and the Dirty Projectors, The Avett Brothers, and the Good Husbands. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump! Jump!

  • R.E.M. Belongs, RDGLDGRN Loves Lamp, Freaks & Geeks [Songs of the Week]

    Last week, Passion Pit's "Swimming in the Flood" bested the competition with more than 60% of the total vote. However, today, we're mourning the loss of Heavy D who died at the young age of 44. While we don't feature any of his music in this edition of Songs of the Week, we do shine the spotlight on tracks from REM, Red Gold & Green, Childish Gambino, The Black Keys, and Florence + the Machin. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump.

  • Passion Pit’s Flood, Nicki Minaj’s Super (B)ass, Ghostface Killah’s Onederful [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Who's ready for a fresh new round of Songs of the Week? Last week, we saw T.I. watch the throne with Hova and 'Ye with his remix of "N****s In Paris." We need a new king though, so that's why we need you to vote! This week, we got tracks from Nicki Minaj, Tupac favorite Bruce Hornsby, James Morrison, Ghostface Killah, and Passion Pit. Check out which songs made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Rihanna Found Love, Kanye & Jay-Z In Paris, Metric’s Alive [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    We're about to enter the fourth quarter for music and should be seeing a lot new releases coming out soon. Coldplay, Drake, Florence + the Machine, and Rihanna are all releasing some new cuts, some of which have been included on a very hot Songs of the Week. Last week, Pretty Lights really got it going with their song "Finally Moving". This week, we feature songs by Rihanna, Phantogram, Coldplay, Kanye, Hova, TI, and Metric. Check out which ones made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump! Get involved. Every vote counts.

  • I Need Some Pretty Lights, Feisty Sleigh Bells Never Go There [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    What's good COED Nation!? Are you ready for some footba- oh right. Sorry, Hank Williams Jr. Well, how about some basketba- oh right. Sorry, NBA fans. Don't get too down, though folks because this edition of Songs of the Week is a real winner. Last week, you showed that you had an itch to 'Move Like Jagger,' but it's time to add a new king to the throne. This time we have songs by Aloe Blacc, Pretty Lights, Feist, Sleigh Bells, and James Blake - check out which ones made the cut and then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • T-Pain’s Drinkin’, Radiohead’s Mornin’, Maroon 5′s Movin’, OneRepublic’s Livin’ [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, J. Cole's "Mr. Nice Watch" featuring Jay-Z CRUSHED the competition in our poll, snatching away 86% of the total vote. This week's edition features tracks from Radiohead, Tinie Tempah, One Republic, Maroon 5, and T-Pain - HOLLA ATCHA BOY! Check out the mega-gigawatts after the jump, son! (And don't forget to vote for your favorite joint in our poll at the bottom).

  • J. Cole’s Watch, Mayer’s Walk, Foster The People Don’t Stop [Songs of the Week]

    Empire of the Sun took control of your music world last week with their song "Walking on a Dream." This week's Songs of the Week features tracks from Radical Face, St. Vincent, Foster the People, J. Cole, and Mayer Hawthorne. Check out which joints made the cut and DON'T FORGET TO VOTE for your favorite after the jump!

  • Empire of the Sun, Young The Giant, and Cults Tear Up ACL [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, Beyonce's "Love on Top" topped Florence + The Machine's Hurricane and The Game's Nation. This week's edition of SOTW features tracks from artists who played this year’s Austin City Limits (ACL) festival - Coldplay, Empire of the Sun, Cults, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Young the Giant. Take a listen then vote for your favorite in our poll after the jump.

  • Lil Wayne Nation Gets Hurricane Drunk, Beyonce On Top W/o Usher [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Lady Gaga stole the show last week away from Little Dragon with her song "You and I." This week's Songs of the Week feature tracks from Florence + the Machine, the Game, David Guetta, Beyonce, and Mark Ronson. Check out which songs made the cut, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Little Dragon, Drake, Lady Gaga, Bombay Bicycle Club, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Bad Meets Evil burned up the competition with "Lighters" feat. Bruno Mars. This week's contenders are Drake, Bombay Bicycle Club, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Lady Gaga, and Little Dragon. Check out which joints made the list, then vote on your favorite after the jump.

  • Lighting Up w/ BME & Bruno Mars, Coldplay’s Math Malfunction, Gorillaz’s Dirty Harry [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Welcome to another round of Songs of the Week. Our reigning champion is The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and "The Adventures of Maggie Rain Dance," but we need to crown a new winner. This week's contestants feature tracks from the Gorillaz, Frank Ocean, Dispatch, Bad Meets Evil, and Coldplay. Check out which joints made the list then vote on your favorite after the jump!

  • Lil Wayne Apologizes, RHCP’s Return, Common’s Ghetto Dreams Feature Nas [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    COED Nation, you decided that "Otis" was your favorite song last week but we've got a brand new bag of goodies for you to try out. This week, we take a look at Lil Wayne, Hot Rod, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kreayshawn, and Common with a lil' help from Nas. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Raekwon’s Rich and Black, Andre 3000′s Rosy, Incubus Promises [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, you decided that "You Know I'm No Good" was your favorite track by the late Amy Winehouse, hauling in 33% of the vote. This week, we check out Jamaica, Incubus, The Joy Formidable, Raekwon, and Andre 3000. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump.

  • In Memory Of Amy Winehouse [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, "Mojo So Dope" by Kid Cudi crushed the competish, hauling in 69$ of the vote to earn the honor of being your favorite song of the week. This week, we pay tribute to Amy Winehouse with five of her best songs as picked by our music man Al Jones. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump.

  • Kid Cudi’s Mojo, tUnE-yArDs’ Bizness, My Boo Ain’t You [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, Nelly's "Country Grammar" captured the crown for Song of the Week barely edging out Joe Cocker's "With a Little Help From My Friends" and A Tribe Called Quest's "Bugging Out". This week's featured songs come from Ghost Town DJs, Chris Brown, tUnE-yArDs, Kid Cudi, and Robyn, See which tracks made the cut and vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Buggin’ Out, Cocker’s Wonder Years, Nelly’s Hot Sh*t, Big Sean’s Last [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, the Boss squeaked by with "Jungleland" taking just 33% of your votes. This week, we feature tracks from A Tribe Called Quest, Big Sean, Nelly, Company of Thieves, and Joe Cocker. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • RIP Clarence Clemons, Don’t Wait For Big Sean, Gym Class Stereos [POLL, SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    The Foo Fighter's "Walk" whooped the competition last week snatching away 65% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from Bruce and the E Street Band, The National, Big Sean, Gym Class Heroes, and Foster the People. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Foo Fighter’s Walk, Beyonce’s Math, Coldplay’s Teardrops [SONGS OF THE WEEK, POLL]

    Bad Meets Evil's "Fastlane" smoked the competition last week snatching away 74% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from the Beyonce, Coldplay, Common, The Head and the Heart, and the Foo Fighters. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Bad Meets Evil, Lil Wayne’s Love Lessons, Fools, Blow, & Brandy [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Pitbull's "Hey Baby" smoked the competition last week snatching away 63% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from the Temper Trap, Lil Wayne, Looking Glass, Ke$ha, and Bad Meets Evil. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Stevie Wonder’s Do, Civil War Friends, Pitbull’s Pick Up Line [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, Sublime's "Summertime" beat out DJ Khaled's "On One" to earn Song of the Week honors. This week, we feature tracks from Stevie Wonder, the Civil Wars, Chris Brown, Pitbull, and Bon Iver. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Summertime in The LBC, Khaled’s On One, Jim Jones Believes In Magic [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, Radiohead's High and Dry beat out Adele's Someone Like You to earn Song of the Week honors. This week features tracks from Sublime, DJ Khaled, Foster the People, Jim Jones, and Danger Mouse. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Pharoahe’s Dark Side, DMB, Beyonce Runs The World [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, Cam'Ron's "Down and Out" featuring Kanye West swept the polls, snatching away close to 80% of the total vote for your favorite song of the week. This week, we have tracks from Pharoahe Monch, Elbow, Zero 7, Beyonce, and Dave Matthews Band. Check 'em out then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Cam’Ron’s Down & Out, Naked Dream Punching, Hold On To My Morning Jacket [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    TV On the Radio's "Will Do" was your favorite song last week, earning 60% of the total vote. With only 2 more weeks left until Memorial Day Weekend, this week's featured songs will definitely get you in the summer spirit. We have tracks from My Morning Jacket, Glen Hansard, Frank Ocean (no relation to Billy), The Naked and the Famous, and ... Cam'Ron? You bet! Check out which songs made the list and vote for your favorite in our poll at the bottom of the post after the jump!

  • London’s Wine, Mary J’s Naked, Jessie J’s Perfect [Songs of the Week]

    Last week, Death Cab For Cutie's "You Are Not A Tourist" tied with the Beastie Boys "Make Some Noise" for favorite song of the week. This week, music man Al Jones navigates the turbulence brought on by Osama Bin Laden's death, the Lakers exit from the playoffs, and the NFL Lockout with some tricked out tracks and jubilant jams from Jessie J, TV on the Radio, MNDR, Mary J. Blige, and Theophilus London. Check 'em out and vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Death Cab For Tourists, Noisy Boys, Fleet Foxes [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

    Last week, "Windows" by Broken Bells tied with You Ain't No DJ by Big Boi & Yelawolf for your favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW"). This week's tracks feature joints from Death Cab for Cutie, Beastie Boys, Fleet Foxes, Sade and Jay-Z, and R. Kelly. Check out which of their songs made music maestro Al Jones' list then vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Songs of the Week: Lykke Li Doesn’t Lead, Big Boi’s No DJ, Broken Bells FTW [VIDEOS]

    Last week, Wiz Khalifa continued to kill it attracting 45% of your votes to win Favorite Song for the week of April 3rd. This week’s jams will hit you harder than a Kemba Walker crossover and won't disappoint like a live viewing of Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour. We've got tracks from newcomer Lykke Li, Big Boi and Yelawolf, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross, Broken Bells, and an oldie but goodie from Heart. See our picks and vote for your favorite after the jump!

  • Songs Of The Week: LCD Soundsystem’s Great Goodbye, Wiz Isn’t Tired, Britney’s Back

    Last week, Graffiti6's "Stare into the Sun" edged out Warren G's "Regulate" featuring the late, great Nate Dogg to take Top Song Of The Week ("SOTW") honors. This week, our version of mixmaster Mike, Al Jones, shows us his favorite Songs of the Week, which feature tracks from artists like Britney Spears, Wiz Khalifa, The Submarines, Dynamite Hack (remember them!?), and LCD Soundsystem, who bid a fond farewell at Madison Square Garden recently. Check out his picks and listen to the jams after the jiznump! (EW!)

  • Songs of the Week: Warpaint, Graffiti6 Goes Blind, RIP Nate Dogg

    Last week, Alice in Chains "Heaven Beside You" was your favorite song, earning 52% of the vote. This week's songs feature Tyga, the lovely and leggy Jessie J, Warpaint, Graffiti6, and a tribute to Nate Dogg. See which tracks made the list after the jump!

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