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Tuesday Music News

Alan Palomo and company, better known as Neon Indian, have shared an addictive, summer dance track called “Annie” – their first new song in two years. The synthpop outfit hasn’t released a full length album since 2011’s Era Extra├▒a, but they’re working on one now. Hopefully we’ll have a release date soon. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

The Cure’s Robert Smith covered the Twilight Sad’s Nobody Wants To Be Here and Nobody Wants To Leave track “There’s a Girl in The Corner.” The cover will be featured as the B-side of the Twilight Sad’s new single “It Was Never The Same,” which drops on June 15. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Legendary blues musician B.B. King has passed away at age 89. Late last year, King has to cancel several tour dates due to dehydration, and was receiving hospice care for the condition at the time of his death. After serving in World War II, King started his music career as a Memphis disc jockey andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

If you haven’t seen it yet, Icelandic superstars Of Monsters and Men just released the first official video from their upcoming album, Beneath The Skin. As you await the full-length, due June 9th, you can watch the surreal and frosty wonder of “Crystals”: Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist for the Strokes, will drop his third soloRead more…

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Friday Music News

On July 18, Tame Impala will drop their latest album, Currents. They have already shared a few album tracks and it seems like each song keeps getting better and better. “Eventually” is a stunningly smooth piece of psychedelic music. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O teamed up with Google to create a new original song to celebrate groundbreaking female journalist, Nellie Bly’s 151st birthday. Karen O’s short track is accompanied by an adorable and educational Google doodle. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

R&B legend Ben E. King, founding member of the Drifters, has passed away from natural causes. King broke out as a solo artist with the single “Spanish Harlem,” but it was the timeless classic “Stand By Me,” which he also cowrote, that made him a star. Watch the video of him performing the mega-hit, below.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

British rockers Django Django have shared the video for their single “Reflections.” Instead of the band, the video features CGI sculptures playing their respective instruments. Thanks to iTunes Radio, their upcoming album, Born Under Saturn (out May 5), is available to stream now. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

After a long five years, The Chemical Brothers will release a new studio album called Born in the Echoes on July 17. The LP will feature collaborations from Beck, Q-Tip, St. Vincent, and many more. Today they’ve debuted “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted,” the album’s opening track. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

San Francisco rockers Thee Oh Sees have shared the opening track from their upcoming album Mutilator Defeated At Last (out May 18). “Withered Hand” goes for broke with a steady buildup and an explosive payoff. The band has also contributed a song called “The Ceiling” to the 50 Bands & a Cat for Indiana EqualityRead more…

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