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Friday Music News

Our thoughts go out to members of the band and crew of Twin Shadow, who were injured this morning as their tour bus was part of a multi-vehicle crash in Aurora, Colorado, with heavy fog to blame. Rescuers have brought a dozen individuals to a local hospital to treat minor to severe injuries. [The DenverRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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Friday Music News

In honor of Record Store Day (April 18), Blitzen Trapper are putting out a special live cover album of Neil Young’s 1972 classic Harvest. They’ve shared “Heart of Gold,” the first single off the clevery titled, Live Harvest. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

The wait is finally over! Frank Ocean has officially announced his plans to release a follow up to the critically acclaimed channel Orange. According to Ocean’s rep, we can expect Boys Don’t Cry in July. Music video director Nabil, who has worked frequently with Ocean, said of the album: “Everyone should be excited about thisRead more…

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Friday Music News

Indie rocker Kurt Vile has shared new details about his latest LP, his first release since 2013’s amazing Waking on a Pretty Daze. Vile has described the album, which will be titled All Over the Place, as his “darkest album to date” because it’s “definitely got that night vibe.” [Note: Kurt later stated on hisRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Australian shoegaze outfit Flyying Colours‘ latest offering “Running Late” is a bright combination of hazy instrumentals and stunning vocal harmonies from Gemma O’Connor and Brodie Brümmer. The band’s brilliantly titled upcoming LP, ROYGBIV drops on May 12 via Shelflife Records. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Jamie xx, aka Jamie Smith, has shared the music video for his new track “Loud Places (featuring Romy)” from his debut solo LP, In Colour. The album features collaborations with Four Tet, the xx’s Oliver Sim, Popcaan, and Young Thug. In Colour drops on June 1 via Young Turks. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Dan Deacon has shard a psychedelic music video for his Gliss River track “When I Was Done Dying.” The wild animation, created by Jake Fried, Caleb Wood, Anthony Fransisco Shepherd, and many more, follows the lyrics pretty literally. I still have no idea what’s going on, but I bet that’s the point. [Pitchfork]

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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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