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Friday Music News

The first official Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will have a theatrical run before its premiere on HBO. According to Billboard, the film will debut in Los Angeles, New York, and our very own Seattle on April 24. Rumor has it that the theatrical release will put this highly anticipated documentary up for OscarRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sufjan Stevens will release the highly anticipated, Carrie & Lowell, on March 31. This is Steven’s first studio album since 2010’s The Age of Adz. The singer-songwriter debuted the stunning title track today on Mary Anne Hobb’s BBC Radio show. The full track can be heard over on BBC Radio 6 at around the 33Read more…

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Friday Music News

Daevid Allen pioneer of psychedelic rock and founding member of Soft Machine and Gong lost his battle with cancer today, he was 77. His son, Orlando Monday, broke the news on Facebook, saying “You have left such a beautiful legacy and we will make sure it forever shines in our children and their children. NowRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast will drop their new album California Nights on May 5. They’ve shared the lyric video for album track “Heaven Sent.” This spring the band heads out on a North American tour, which will bring them to The Showbox on June 4. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Sleater-Kinney were the musical guests on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. The recently reunited trio performed the song “Price Tag” from their album No Cities To Love. Watch below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

After signing with Capitol Record’s label Harvest, Best Coast have announced the May 5 release date of their new album California Nights. They’ve shared the video for the stunning title track. Bethany Cosentino sounds so incredible that it almost makes you want to move to California. Check it out below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

French producer Madeon teamed up with Passion Pit for his new single “Pay No Mind” and today they’ve shared the futuristic music video. The track will be featured on his upcoming debut album Adventure (out March 31). Passion Pit will release their new album Kindred on April 21. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Sam Beam’s new label Black Cricket Recording Co. has released Archive Series Volume No. 1, the first collection in a series of archival Iron & Wine songs. Most of the tracks were recorded while he was working on his 2002 debut, The Creek Drank The Cradle. The album will officially drop on February 24, butRead more…

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Friday Music News

Next month, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art will open an interactive exhibit celebrating Icelandic songstress Bj√∂rk. The retrospective, which runs until June, will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” Below, she’s shared a brief, yet very intense, look at the exhibit called “Black Lace.” [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O has released her new live album, Live From Crush Palace, a week early exclusively on Spotify. The album features live recording from her Crush album as well as a live version of the Oscar nominated “Moon Song.” Check out the playlist below. [Pitchfork]

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