Monday Music News

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  • California quartet Silversun Pickups share a glimpse into their studio life via the video for “Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance),” which you can watch below. The track appears on their forthcoming full-length Better Nature, their first new album in three years, out September 25th on their own label, New Machine Recordings. Silversun Pickups are playing a special sold out KEXP New Home benefit tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15th. Stay tuned to the KEXP Blog for exclusive video from this intimate performance. [Under the Radar]

  • Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. shares a new video for the track “Caught By My Shadow,” a highlight from his latest release Momentary Masters, out now on Vagrant. The clip, filmed by director Laurent Briet in Monaco, is an homage to the classic Ingmar Bergman film The Seventh Seal. Albert Hammond Jr. plays Sunday, October 25th at The Crocodile, and will be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, October 26th at 9:30 AM PT. [Stereogum]

  • If you’re subscribed to their mailing list, you’ve already received the track in your inbox, and if not, UK band Wolf Alice shared a new song titled “Baby Ain’t Made of China.” The single was recorded recently in Santa Monica, CA, at director J.J. Abrams’ famed Bad Robot studios and will be released as a 7″ on October 30th, backed by the track “You’re A Germ,” off their debut album My Love Is Cool. [Under the Radar]

  • As we mentioned over the summer, iconic riot grrls Bikini Kill will re-release their 1991 demo tape, Revolution Girl Style Now, on September 22nd via their own Bikini Kill Records. The demo was originally recorded by Pat Maley at ABC House in Olympia, Washington, and the re-issue has been mixed by Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto and mastered by John Golden. In advance of its release, you can stream the whole thing below, including three previously-unreleased tracks. [Pitchfork]

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