Wednesday Music News

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  • UK trio alt-J stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in support of their upcoming release, Relaxer. Watch them perform the track “In Cold Blood” with house band The Roots helping out. Relaxer is out June 2nd via Canvasback. alt-J will be LIVE on KEXP on Sunday, April 23rd; catch them live at WaMu Theatre later this year on Thursday, October 12th. [ Consequence of Sound ]


  • Just last week, we shared a new track from New York group Woods, titled “Bleeding Blue.” Today, they’ve put up another single to stream, “Hit That Drum.” The lyric video presents the song against a black-and-white cityscape of the New York City skyline. Listen below. The new album Love is Love will be out April 21st via their own imprint, Woodsist, and the band play Friday, May 26th at The Sunset. [ Under the Radar ]

  • The Afghan Whigs are today’s KEXP Song of the Day today with the track “Demon In Profile,” and now they’ve shared another one from their forthcoming full-length, In Spades. Check out the single “Arabian Heights” below. In Spades will be out May 5th via Sub Pop. [ Spin ]

  • Seattle’s own Car Seat Headrest stopped by Conan last night as they continue to promote last year’s release, Teens of Denial. Watch them perform an updated version of “Unforgiving Girl (She’s Not An)” below. Car Seat Headrest are playing Sasquatch! Music Festival on May 28th at The Gorge. [ Pitchfork ]

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