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Friday Music News

On April 15, Sturgill Simpson will release a new album called A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, his follow up to 2014’s Metamodern Sounds in Country Music. Today he’s shared the album’s first single, “Brace For Impact (Live a Little).” In a press release, Simpson described his motivation for the album: “I really questioned whether IRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On June 3, The Kills will release Ash & Ice, their first album since 2011’s Blood Pressures. Check out the album’s first single “Doing It To Death” below, and catch the indie rock duo at Showbox SoDo on June 1. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme have shared “Sunday”, a new track from Iggy’s upcoming album Post Pop Depression (out March 18). Next month, both Iggy and Homme will be embarking on an extensive world tour to support the album. On March 28, they’ll land in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

Congratulations to Mavis Staples, who just won a Grammy last night for Best American Roots Performance. It’s great timing as the legendary blues singer will release Livin’ On A High Note, on Friday. This, her fourteenth studio album, features songs written by Justin Vernon, M. Ward, Benjamin Booker, and Neko Case. Today, Staples has sharedRead more…

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Friday Music News

James Blake is sly as a fox. While everyone was completely distracted by Kanye West’s album drop and fashion nonsense, Blake debuted a gorgeous new song called “Modern Soul” during his BBC Radio 1 show. It’s such an incredible song and Blake’s effortlessly stunning vocals will blow you away. Seriously. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

Next Friday (2/19), Wild Nothing‘s will drop Life of Pause, the indie pop outfit’s third studio album. Today they’ve shared a new, dazzling single called “A Woman’s Wisdom.” In April, Jack Tatum and company will head out on an extensive world tour in support of the album. Be sure to catch them at The CrocodileRead more…

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Friday Music News

Singer-songwriter Andrew Bird will drop his latest album Are You Serious on April 1 (no it’s not an April Fool’s joke). A deluxe box set will also be available, the set includes 4 brand new tracks and a 64-page book with artwork for each song. Listen to the album’s first single “Capsized” below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Ty Segall has shared an intense 14-minute mini-movie with a mix of the tracks from his recently released album, Emotional Mugger. In the video Segall walks the streets of LA and encounters prostitution, drug use, and police brutality. Did I mention it was intense? [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Danish rock duo The Raveonettes are taking a more avant-garde approach to releasing new music. Instead of putting together a full LP, they’ve decided to shared one new song a month as part of their Rave-Sound-Of-The-Month series. Check out the first song of the series, “The World is Empty (Without You),” below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

The Joy Formidable have shared new details about their highly-anticipated album, Hitch. The LP, which is the band’s first full-length since 2013’s Wolf Law, will drop on March 25. Today they’ve shared the first single “The Last Thing On My Mind” and it’s video. Frontwoman Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan described the track and visual: “It’s aRead more…

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