Tuesday Music News

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  • We will be featuring an exclusive 9-song session with Spoon, recorded in the KEXP studiob today at noon. Last night, they performed their single “Do You” from They Want My Soul (out tomorrow) on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Watch that below now and tune in to KEXP today at noon for the full KEXP performance:

  • Right now you can head over to iTunes Radio to stream The Gaslight Anthem‘s latest album in its entirety. According to frontman Brian Fallon this album takes the band to uncharted, yet exciting new territory. In an interview with Rolling Stone he said it’s “completely different than anything we had ever done before.” Get Hurt was recored in Nashville and produced by Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys). [CoS]
  • On September 23, the recently renamed dream-pop band, Mr. Twin Sister will drop their self-titled sophomore album. They’ve also shared a new album track called “Blush.” It’s a sensual, slow jam that reachea next level smoothness with sensual jazz undertones. [CoS]

  • The legendary Stevie Nicks will soon gift the world with an assortment of unreleased tracks that were written between 1969 and 1987. 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault won’t be released until October 7, but to hold us over she’s shared a fresh album track. “The Dealer” is another timeless piece of classic-rock to add to Stevie’s impressive repertoire. [Stereogum]

  • XL Recordings is gearing up to celebrate it’s 25th anniversary. To commemorate this impressive milestone, the label will issue a two-disk compilation record called Pay Close Attention. It will be released on August 25 and features big names such as: Vampire Weekend, the White Stripes, M.I.A., Radiohead, Adele, and several others. Unseen interviews by the aforementioned artists will be available on the project’s website. Check out a clip of Vampire Weekend below. [Pitchfork]

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