Monday Music News

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  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced a new set of North American tour dates in support of their 15th album Push the Sky Away. They’ll be pushing away the Seattle summer sky on a July 2nd stop at the Paramount Theatre. Stay tuned to KEXP for ticket information. [Pitchfork]
  • Norwegian duo Röyksopp have a new single coming out December 16, and November 25 digitally. Hear the b-side below, featuring vocals by Jamie McDermott of London-based pop group the Irrepressibles. [Pitchfork]

  • Portland duo Wampire have released a video for the track “The Hearse,” off their debut release Curiosity. True to form, it’s an ’80s-inspired horror romp. Watch below, and then stream their summer in-studio session on KEXP’s Audioasis. [Spin]

  • Last Friday in Dallas, TX, Carrie Brownstein and St. Vincent joined Pearl Jam on stage for a cover of Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World,” which you can watch fan-footage of below. Here’s hoping they pull some more surprise guests on stage during their December 6th show at Key Arena! [Pitchfork]

  • Local boys Soundgarden are re-issuing their debut EP, 1987′s Screaming Life, in digital and double-vinyl formats on Sub Pop on November 26th. Can’t wait that long to revisit Chris Cornell’s epic wail? Stream the release below. [Spin]

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