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Friday Music News

Florence + the Machine have shared their contributions to the new Final Fantasy XV game (out on September 30). In a statement on twitter, Florence Welch said: “In some ways the landscape of Final Fantasy and my own internal landscape seems to fit quite well. It’s mythical and beautiful and epic.” All three tracks areRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Earlier this month, we announced that grunge supergroup Temple of the Dog were reuniting for the 25th anniversary of their debut, self-titled, and only LP. Well, now, according to an interview in Rolling Stone, it sounds like there might even be new music from the team of Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard,Read more…

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Friday Music News

The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser and vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij have joined forces to create a side project brilliantly called, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. The duo will release their debut album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23. Check out new album track “In A Black Out” below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last night, during a performance at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, The National debuted a new song called “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie and Johnny)”. Joining them onstage was Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, who added a unique element to the moody track. They ended the performance with an impromptu slow dance between ClarkRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Father John Misty has released a new, polished version of his laid-back love song “Real Love Baby”. The track, which first burst onto the scene in May on SoundCloud, was recorded with The Budos Band’s electric guitarist Thomas Brenneck. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

New York synthpop duo Chairlift have shared a surprise, new track called “Get Real” on Spotify. They first mentioned the song on twitter 3 years ago, but it was never officially released, until now. It’s a smooth, soulful number that showcases Caroline Polachek’s amazing vocals. [SPIN] Last year, Thom Yorke and Patti Smith performed atRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wilco‘s upcoming, and tenth, studio album, Schmilco, drops on September 9. They’re latest song “If I Ever Was a Child” and is available for immediate download if you pre-order the album on iTunes. Thanks to Spotify, you can check out the track below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

M.I.A. and Skrillrex have teamed up on a new single called “Go Off.” The song will be featured on her upcoming studio album AIM, which drops on September 9. Yesterday, M.I.A. announced that this album will be her last, she said: “I wanna go and do some other stuff and take some time out.” WatchRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On August 12, The Oh Sees‘ will drop A Weird Exit, their TENTH studio album. Very impressive. The first taste of the album, “The Axis,” is a psychedelic track that will take you on a 6-minute ride to the 1970s. Be sure to catch them at Oregon’s Pickathon festival on August 6 and then inRead more…

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