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Tuesday Music News

Drive-By Truckers have shared some new details about their upcoming album American Band (out September 30). The Southern rockers drew inspiration from last year’s mass shootings in South Carolina and Oregon and our country’s relationship with the NRA. Listen to the albums first single “Surrender Under Pressure,” which is about the struggle to remove theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn punk rockers The So So Glos have shared the video for “Dancing Industry,” a track off of their recently released album, Kamikaze. The video features an amazing dance crew showing off their talents on a New York City subway. It’s pure joy that will have you dancing into the weekend. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Last weekend, Disclosure headlined their Wild Life music festival in Brighton, UK. During their performance they premiered a new song called “Boss.” You can get a pretty good feel for the song thanks to some fan footage. Hopefully a studio version will be out soon. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Last night, ahead of their Bonnaroo appearance, Pearl Jam made a surprise stop in Nashville to perform at Jack White‘s Third Man venue. They played an eight-song set and White even joined them onstage during their “Off the Earth” encore. No live video has surfaced…yet. But the performance was recorded direct-to-acetate and will be availableRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells go for broke on their new song “Rule Number One.” This is the first we’ve heard from the noise pop duo since last year’s single “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty.” Their last full-length, Bitter Rivals, dropped in 2013, so let’s hope this means there’s a new album in the works. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Strokes have shared a trippy, animated lyric video for “Drag Queen” off of their new release, Future Present Past. The four-track EP is out now via Julian Casablanca’s own label, Cult Records. As an added bonus, the band and label will open a pop-up shop in New York City on Sunday. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Rest in peace, Thomas Fekete. The Surfer Blood guitarist passed away last night after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. His wife released this statement: Our sweet Thomas passed on last night, peacefully in his sleep, holding my hand. With one last sigh, he let go of the burden of pain andRead more…

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Friday Music News

After the release of their stellar debut album, The Shape of Brat Pop to Come its been a year of relative silence, but today, HOLYCHILD is back with a bang. The indie pop duo has impeccable timing. “Rotten Teeth” is perfect summer jam to kick off your Memorial Day weekend. [SPIN]

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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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