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Friday Music News

On March 18, Iggy Pop will drop his new album, Post Pop Depression, which was produced by Queen of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme. The album also features Queens of the Stone Age’s Dean Fertita on guitar and keyboard, as well as, Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders on drums. Check out the album’s first single, “Gardenia,”Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Matthew E. White teamed up with childhood friend Natalie Prass on his new song “Cool Out.” This isn’t the first time the two have worked together, White produced Prass’ self-titled debut album last year. “Cool Out” is a laid back jam that finds perfect balance between the difficult marriage of a distinct baseline andRead more…

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Friday Music News

Majical Cloudz just released a 5-track EP called Wait & See. The songs were originally intended for last year’s Are You Alone album, but according to frontman Devon Welsh, “[the songs] didn’t fit on that album for one reason or another.” You can steam both albums together, below, via Spotify. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Brooklyn folk pop outfit Woods have announced plans to drop a new album called City Sun Eater in the River of Light, on April 8. Today, they’ve shared the album’s lead single, “Sun City Creep.” It’s a stunner that will transport you to the 70s as soon as Jeremy Earl’s flawless falsetto kicks in. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Portland psychedelic rockers The Dandy Warhols have shared “You Are Killing Me,” their latest music since their 2012 album, This Machine. This track is the band’s first release since signing with their new label Dine Alone Records. “You Are Killing Me” is a catchy rock number with an old school sound. Here’s hoping that theyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

There’s been heavy speculation that LCD Soundsystem would be reuniting this year for Cochella. Well, frontman James Murphy has confirmed the reunion, and a new album, in a statement on the band’s website. Murphy writes, “we’re not just playing Coachella. we’re playing all over. we’re not just having some reunion tour. we’re releasing a recordRead more…

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Friday Music News

Happy New Year! Last night, Kendrick Lamar decided to end 2015 with a 7-minute short film called God Is Gangsta. It features tracks from his acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly, “u” and “For Sale? (Interlude).” Watch Kendrick rap and go clubbing in Paris below. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Fansite Morrissey-solo.com has unearthed some rare demos from The Smiths‘ early days. One recording is a no-frills version of “Never Had No One Ever” which seems to be from a 1986 recording session for The Queen is Dead. There’s also alternate versions of Morrissey’s “Bengali in Platforms” and “He Knows I’d Love To See Him.”Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

John Bradbury, drummer of the English 2 Tone band The Specials, has passed away at the age of 62. The band made the announcement on their twitter: “It is with deep regret that we say goodbye to our great friend, the world’s greatest drummer, our beloved Brad. RIP.” Bradbury joined the band in 1979 andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Two weeks after the death of Stone Temple Pilots’ ex-frontman Scott Weiland, his surviving bandmates have shared a moving tribute video. Guitarist Dean DeLeo, drummer Eric Kretz, and bassist Robert DeLeo chose to showcase one of their favorite songs, “Atlanta,” which they recorded with Scott 16 years ago. Weiland’s raw vocals and the band’s commentaryRead more…

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