Wednesday Music News

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  • For Thurston Moore fans, it truly is the “best day” as the former Sonic Youth frontman shares the title track from his forthcoming solo album, The Best Day, out October 21st via Matador Records. As we mentioned earlier this month, Moore’s supporting band consists of longtime collaborator Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine’s Debbie Googe, and English guitarist James Sedwards. Catch the crew on Saturday, October 4th at Neumos, playing with Sebadoh. [Consequence of Sound]


  • The latest album from Philly’s The War on Drugs is titled Lost In The Dream, and that’s exactly the feeling you get from this new music video for the track “Under the Pressure.” The nine-minute clip features hazy images of the band playing in separate rooms. Get lost in the dream below: [Under the Radar]

  • Brooklyn boys The Drums share a new track from their upcoming release Encyclopedia, out 9/24 on Minor Records. Stream the sultry synth ballad “I Can’t Pretend” below. The Drums will be here in Seattle on Thursday, October 9th at Neumos. [Stereogum]

  • Bay area noisemakers Deerhoof celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band this year with the new album, La Isla Bonita, out November 4th on Polyvinyl. Check out the album’s first track “Exit Only” below. [Pitchfork]

  • West coast garage rocker Kyle Thomas, aka King Tuff, shares the title track from his upcoming third studio album, Black Moon Spell, out September 23rd via Sub Pop. He’ll be making a stop in Seattle on Wednesday, October 22nd at Neumos with La Sera. [Consequence of Sound]

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