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Tuesday Music News

Next year, HBO will broadcast a “fully authorized” Kurt Cobain documentary. Montage of Heck, named after a Cobain mixtape from the 80s, will feature great amounts of previously unheard material. According to a press release, filmmaker Brett Morgen has “no-holds-barred access to Kurt Cobain’s archives, home to his never-before-seen home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, journals,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Former frontman of The Walkmen, Hamilton Leithauser, may have release an album only a few months ago, but today he’s gifted us with a stunning, non-album track called “Room For Forgiveness”. It was previously only available as a 7″ single on his tour. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells have shared “That Did It,” a fearless collaboration with Chicago rapper Tink. The Brooklyn duo weren’t thrilled with the original demo last year but according to Derek Miller, Tink’s fierce style was exactly what it needed. In an interview with Rolling Stone Miller said, “Once Alexis and Tink started playing off of eachRead more…

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Friday Music News

English rock band Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will drop their upcoming album, Chasing Yesterday, on March 2. Luckily, they are offering their single “In The Heat of the Moment” on November 17 as a 7″ and digital release. Today, you can hear the single’s B-side, a powerful track called “Do The Damage.” [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

YACHT‘s latest EP Where Does the Disco? drops today. Previously, they’ve shared a few of the album’s tracks and now we have the closing number. “Terminal Beach” describes a technological wasteland and serves as a shoutout to the band’s favorite science fiction writer J. G. Ballard. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

For a song that was supposed to be a joke, Alt-J are really running with the track “Left Hand Free.” The UK trio have made yet another video for the single, this time portraying a debaucherous lifestyle, with quite the twist ending. Check it out below, and watch them perform the track LIVE in theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Chvrches are among the many famous artists contributing to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. Their song “Dead Air” takes full advantage of Lauren Mayberry’s stunning vocals. The full soundtrack, curated by Lorde, drops on November 17. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Happy Halloween, everyone! In the spirit of scaring, Arcade Fire has shared a 20-minute horror film called Festi, which takes place during their 2011 tour. As they celebrate lead singer Win Butler’s birthday, the band deals with the frightening curse of the infamous 27 Club. An entire slew of celebrities make appearances, including The National,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Last month, Belle and Sebastian announced their new album Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance and they shared it’s January 20 release date. Today they’ve graced us with their new single “Party Line.” It’s a funky, dance number with a perfect blend of 80’s nostalgia. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

She & Him, Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, will drop a 13-track cover album called Classics on December 2. They’ve put a fun little radio widget on their website and when it’s turned to AM station 1202 the site unlocks their cover of Dusty Springfield’s “Stay Awhile.” Check out two trailers for the upcoming album,Read more…

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