Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Friday Music News

After a long five years, it’s great to have Bishop Allen back in business. They’ve graced us with the video for “Start Again,” the addictive and aptly titled track from their new album Lights Out (out August 19 via Dead Oceans). Frontman Justin Rice takes you on a nostalgic tour of the band’s hometown ofRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

As a constantly evolving artist, Ahmed Gallab, better known as Sinkane, is not afraid to play around with different types of sound. His newest offering “Hold Tight” is a definite departure from his usual afrobeat style. It’s impossible to ignore the Sade-like quality of Gallab’s falsetto when paired with this soulful, slow-burning R&B flow. Sinkane’sRead more...

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Friday Music News

Lana Del Rey unexpectedly cancelled last night’s appearance on The Late Show at the last minute, but luckily for David Letterman, Elvis Costello was able to swoop in and save the show. Being the brilliant musician that he is, Costello only needed himself, his guitar, and a brand new song he wrote the night beforeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Just last November, husband-and-wife duo Tennis shared their EP Small Sounds and now they’re back with a full-length album called Ritual in Repeat. It was produced by Richard Swift (the Shins), Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), and Jim Eno (Spoon) and will drop on September 9. Listen to the LP’s first single “Never Work ForRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Long Island dream pop outfit Twin Sister have decided that after six years on the music scene, it’s time for a slight name update. Henceforth, they would like to be known as Mr. Twin Sister, nothing too drastic. They haven’t shared anything new since 2011, but now their back with the mysterious “Out Of TheRead more...

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Friday Music News

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jack White dished on his old bandmate Meg White, who he says has always been a “hermit,” and is “one of those people who won’t high-five me when I get the touchdown.” He added, “All the not-talking didn’t matter, because onstage? Nothing I do will top that.” [Pitchfork]Read more...

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Friday Music News

The release of Jack White‘s highly anticipated album Lazaretto is just around the corner (June 10), and he’s already shared the title track and the intense instrumental “High Ball Stepper.” Today, White has gifted the world with a third single. “Just One Drink” sounds like a rustic, southern rocker that bands like CCR and theRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Cymbals Eat Guitars will release their new LP LOSE, the band’s first since 2011′s Lenses Alien, on August 26. According to a press release, the LP was inspired by loss, as indicated by its title. The songs were written at a time when frontman Joseph D’Agostino was dealing with the death of his collaborator andRead more...

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Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more...

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Friday Music News

English indie rockers The Horrors won’t officially release their new album Luminous until May 6, but today you can hear the entire thing thanks to this widget. It includes the two previously released tracks “So Now You Know” and “I See You” as well as eight fresh songs that definitely have the album living upRead more...

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