Friday Music News

  • Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti has released the video for his track “Only In My Dreams” off of the brand new Mature Themes album. The lo-fi video, which stars Ariel Pink himself stumbling through a series of dream dates, ,autographing copies of Mature Themes, and hanging out with a mime was directed by Travis Peterson. Check out the video below and be sure to catch Ariel Pink live in Seattle as part of December’s Decibel Fest:

  • It’s disheartening to report on yet more missing instruments after yesterday’s news from Chuck Prophet, but on August 23rd, the City of New York auctioned Joseph Arthur‘s seized touring van without his knowledge while he was in Mexico. The contents of Arthur’s 2003 white Dodge Ram — musical equipment and paintings dear to Joseph — were also included with the auction. If anyone has any information or can offer help, please contact: Carla Parisi at kidlogicmedia@gmail.com or Peter Wark at peter@dkd.com.
  • Less than three months after the release of Americana, Neil Young’s first album with his legendary band Crazy Horse since 2003’s Greendale, the group has announced another album titled Psychedelic Pill. According to a press release on Young’s website, the album will be released in October and will feature the 20-minute-long “Walk Like A Giant.” For more information head over to Stereogum.
  • Mouse on Mars have released a video full of scientific looking things for the track “They Know Your Name” off of their 2012 album Parastrophics. The German duo are also releasing a “They Knew Your Name” 7″, featuring remixes from Dodo Nkishi and Machinedrum, due out August 24. For more information head over to Pitchfork and be sure to check out the video below:

  • Devo‘s keeping it weird and politically relevant with their latest track titled “Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Seamus Unleashed),” a 3-minute long tirade against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who once drove 650 miles with his dog Seamus strapped to the roof of a car in an “airtight kennel.” For more information on Devo’s latest exploits head over to Consequence of Sound and check out the song, which will be released this Saturday as part of National Dog Day, below:

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