- No longer content with having babies and doing solo projects, ethereal indie rock band Sigur Ros are taking a break from their break to drop their newest studio album in four years this coming May. The record, titled Valtari, promises to explore “new” territory by blending sounds both ambient, grand, and introverted.Check out ekki mukk from their upcoming album:
- Our hearts go out to legendary r&b soul singer Bobby Womack, recently announced to be suffering from colon cancer. Via longtime friend and fellow musician, William “Bootsy” Collin’s Facebook:
I JUST SPOKE TO OUR FRIEND BOBBY WOMACK. He Wanted You All to Know That He Loves You & Thxs for the Prayers.Docs Says He Is In 1st Stage of Colon Cancer, He is Very Up Beat About His Future, we laughed & joked before we hung up. Thxs Funkateers, we will get him Back on the One!
Here is one of his most famous tunes, It’s All Over Now, which was famously covered by the Rolling Stones:
- We’re still a ways away from September and Azealia Bank’s eagerly anticipated debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste, but not to fret, Ms. Banks has debuted a new track, Fuck Up the Fun, which features a collaboration with producer/DJ Diplo, to help us cope. Cope along with us by listening to her newest track, Fuck Up the Fun, here:
- Featured back in 2010 on KEXP’s Song of the Day, LA beach-pop band Best Coast is looking to once again remind us why the West Coast is the (cue drum solo) best coast with the title track off of their impending May 15 release, The Only Place. Download the title track here.
- You would never call Belle and Sebastian blockheads to their faces... until now: