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Tuesday Music News

British electronic duo Orbital have announced their retirement. Brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll have been making music together since the 80′s, but according to their official statement: “Nothing lasts forever and it’s time to stop.” Phil wasted no time announcing his own solo project called 8:58. He’s even shared his first song and video, aptlyRead more...

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Friday Music News

Every once in a while, James Blake will use his weekly BBC Radio 1 DJ residency to debut a new song. Yesterday he unveiled his track “Building It Still,” a synth heavy number that’s reminiscent of Blake’s older material. It’s just a little tease of what he’s been working on with Justin Vernon and KanyeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Jack White’s keyboardist and member of the Mars Volta, has passed away. Ownes was currently touring with Jack White in Mexico. The following statement was posted on Third Man Record’s website: [Pitchfork] “It is with great sadness that we tell the world of the passing of the incredible musician Isaiah “Ikey” Owens.Read more...

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Friday Music News

Norwegian music duo Royksopp have shared a new track from their final album, The Inevitable End (out November 11). They have described “Sordid Affair” as “a recollection and contemplation of the emotional aspects of the endeavours as described in the track title. The difficulties of letting go of emotional attachment.” It’s a dreamy, yet melancholyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Morrissey revealed yesterday the source of his ongoing health problems, which have led to tour date cancellations in the past two years: he was being treated for cancer. Moz told Spanish-language newspaper El Mundo that he currently feels “good” but also stated “If I die, then I die. And if not, then I don’t.” ReadRead more...

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Friday Music News

Scottish rock band Mogwai has announced a new album featuring songs and remixes from their last album’s recording sessions. Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1. will contain 6 tracks and drops on December 1. They’ve also shared the album’s opening track “Teenage Exorcists.” [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Prince has released two new albums today, both of which are now available to stream on Spotify. One is with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum and the other is a solo album entitled Art Official Age. Listen to the latter, below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Stroke’s frontman Julian Casabanca‘s new album, Tyranny, is now available to stream in its entirety. This is the first album with Casabanca’s backing band The Voidz, and they’ve described their new material as “an in-between area in music that hasn’t been explored.” Listen, below. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

Folk songstress Angel Olsen will release a deluxe edition of her successful album Burn Your Fire for No Witness on November 18. Today she has shared “All Right Now,” one of the album’s five new bonus track. You can also check out her self-directed video for “High and Wild,” below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Jack White looks very dapper and mysterious in his video for Lazaretto track “Would You Fight For My Love.” Directed by Robert Hales, the video was filmed at Denver’s Oxford Hotel, and according to a press release, “conceived and created within 24 hours.” Now that’s impressive. [Pitchfork]

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