Thursday Music News

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  • Last night in Chicago, Ty Segall surprised audiences with a tribute to David Bowie featuring covers of “Ziggy Stardust,” “Suffragette City,” and “Queen Bitch.” Watch fan shot video of his ode to the Thin White Duke below. [Consequence of Sound]

  • UK electronic producer Jon Hopkins has announced a new EP due out on Domino Records on November 11th titled Asleep Versions. The four-song release features re-interpretations of songs from last year’s full-length, Immunity, that he recorded earlier this year from Reykavik, Iceland. Check out the trailer below, and check out his KEXP in-studio session here. [Under the Radar]

  • Back in June, Hurray for the Riff Raff gave a stunning live performance of the then-unreleased track “Everybody Knows (for Trayvon Martin).” Today, we have a studio-version to share, as well as a link to a fundraiser the band has initiated to raise money for The Trayvon Martin Foundation and the gender justice charity Third Wave Fund. [Consequence of Sound]

  • Swedish duo JJ share the video for the track “Dynasti” off their latest album V. The clip features arresting visuals of dancing in the desert with burning pianos. Watch below. [Under the Radar]

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