Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Tuesday Music News

Happy 75th birthday, Bob Dylan! In honor of this momentous occasion, Animal Collective have decided to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The experimental pop outfit shared their remix of Dylan’s 1963 song “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” On paper, this combination doesn’t make any sense, but trust me, it’s pretty darn amazing. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Classixx, the duo of L.A. producers Tyler Blake and Michael David, have shared their new collaboration with Passion Pit, called, “Safe Inside.” Their upcoming album Faraway Reach on June 3, and it’ll have contributions from T-Pain, How to Dress Well, and many more. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Earlier this month, UK electric crooner James Blake released his stunning new album, The Colour in Anything. Now, thanks to some fans, there’s footage of Blake performing the album tracks “Modern Soul” and “Timeless” during a show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Revel in Blake’s amazing stage presence below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music Post

Anticipation for physical copies of the new album by Car Seat Headrest will have to last a bit longer. The CDs and LPs of Teens Of Denial, originally due in stores on May 20, were recalled due to a misunderstanding, of sorts. The track “Just What I Needed / Not Just What I Needed”, containingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On May 20, Day Of The Dead, an extensive, six-hour Grateful Dead tribute album will be released. Brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National have been the driving force behind the collection, which features contributions from Sharon Van Etten, The Flaming Lips, Local Native, and many more. Last night, The National performed The Dead’sRead more…

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Friday Music News

James Blake has dropped his highly anticipated album The Colour In Anything, his first full-length release since 2013’s outstanding Overgrown. The track “I Need a Forest Fire” is a collaboration with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Frank Ocean earned writing credits on the songs “Always” and “My Willing Heart”. You can stream the entire albumRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

After going completely radio silent – get it? – Radiohead has popped back up on social media. They’ve posted a claymation clip to instagram, which shows a woman tied to a tree as part of an odious religious practice. This seems to follow the “Burn the Witch” themed leaflets the band sent to UK fansRead more…

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Friday Music News

LA based indie rockers Local Natives have been flying under the radar since their 2013 album Hummingbird. But today, they’re back with a luminous new song titled “Past Lives.” It’s a real stunner. Fingers crossed that this means there’s a full, studio album in the works. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

There’s a new super group in our midsts. Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan, and Screaming Trees’ Barrett Martin have joined forces to create Levee Walkers. Their website describes them as “a Seattle band to be sure, but their roots are firmly dug into the foundational music of blues, rock, and punk,Read more…

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Friday Music News

The crushing news of Prince‘s untimely death has rocked the music industry. Artists all over the world have been paying tribute to the icon. On Broadway, Jennifer Hudson and The Color Purple cast ended their show with a powerful cover of “Purple Rain,” and the cast of Hamilton had an impromptu dance party set toRead more…

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