Friday Music News

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  • Brooklyn indie rockers The Antlers haven’t released a full length album since 2011’s Burst Apart, but that may be changing soon. They’ve shared a video that features the band playing around with several different instruments while a magical instrumental track pulls it all together. As if the video weren’t enough of a tease, the last frame is a black screen with the word “soon.” [CoS]


  • Last night, The National stopped by The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote their upcoming documentary, Mistaken For Strangers. It’s a comedic film that will hit theaters and iTunes TODAY. Watch their live performance of “This is the Last Time” and the Mistaken For Strangers trailer below. [Pitchfork]

  • Chvrches took to Twitter to share a fan made music video for The Bone’s of What You Believe bonus track “Strong Hands.” The song plays over footage of a retro fitness show and the song lyrics are used as the participants’ biographies. The band sang it’s praises by saying, “This is the best thing I’ve seen all day. Maybe ever.” [Pitchfork]

  • If you aren’t already watching the hilarious show Parks and Recreation – how dare you – then here’s a special reason to tune in. Yo La Tengo, the Decemberists, Ginuwine, and Jeff Tweedy will appear on the NBC comedy as the performers at the fictional Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert on the show’s season finale. Yo La Tengo will appear as Bobby Knight Ranger, a Night Ranger cover band, and will perform their hit “Sister Christian.” This episode is set to air on April 24. [Stereogum]
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