Monday Music News

photo courtesy of everlybrothers.net

  • Influential artist Phil Everly, who formed The Everly Brothers with his sibling Don, passed away last Friday, at the age of 74. Everly’s son Jason cites the cause of death as complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Since forming in the 1950s, The Everly Brothers racked up an unprecedented 35 Top 100 hit singles, and were inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Our thoughts go out to Everly’s family, friends, and fans. [CNN]


  • As we announced last month, St. Vincent has a new self-titled album due out on February 25th, and today she’s shared the track “Digital Witness.” St. Vincent kicks off her US tour next month, including a stop at Moore Theatre in Seattle on March 26th. [Spin]

  • Electro-funk duo Chromeo also have a new album coming out this year titled White Women, which will feature guest appearances from Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, Solange, LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney, and, as you can stream below, Toro Y Moi. No release date has been announced for the album, but an April 16th stop at the Showbox at the Market has been unveiled. [Consequence of Sound]

  • Talk about giving the people what they want -- today, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are offering a full-album stream of their upcoming release, Give The People What They Want, out January 16th on Daptone Records. Listen via NPR.org. They’ll be playing Seattle on April 2nd and 3rd at the Showbox at the Market. [Stereogum]
  • If you missed Queens of the Stone Age on the long-running PBS show Austin City Limits this past weekend, you can now stream the nearly hour-long episode below. And set your DVR for Neko Case and Jason Isbell on the next episode. [Pitchfork]

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One Comment

  1. John
    Posted January 8, 2014 at 2:39 pm | Permalink

    He gave us some great music over the years. Condolences to his family.

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