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Friday Music News

In 2013 Laura Marling starred in a short film called Woman Driver,as part of a 72-hour National Film Challenge in Marfa, Texas. Marling debuts three new songs in the film, in which she portrays a hitchhiker. One of the songs may even appear on her upcoming album Short Movie (out March 24). Check out WomanRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Scottish rappers Young Fathers have shared “Rain Or Shine,” the first single from their upcoming LP White Men Are Black Too (out April 7). It’s a fuzzy, chaotic mix of rap and a mechanical bassline. It’ll definitely get you excited about the rest of the album. [Stereogum] Modest Mouse have pushed the release date forRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last night during a performance in Melbourne, Australia FKA Twigs debuted a brand new track. Thanks to Dazed Digital you can watch her performance of the song, reportedly titled “Figure 8,” below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Tom Krell, better known as How to Dress Well. and newcomer TĀLĀ have collaborated on a new single as part of Pitchfork’s Songs From Scratch series, which gives artists only 24 hours to create and record a song. Below you can hear both artists’ versions of their track “The One.” [Pitchfork] Last week we sharedRead more…

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Friday Music News

Richard David James, better known as, Aphex Twin is now streaming his entire new EP Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 on Spotify. Check out the playlist below. The album will be officially released on January 23. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney‘s highly anticipated, reunion album No Cities to Love is out today. The vinyl version features the bonus track “Heavy When I Need It.” It’s such a dynamic rock track that it’s hardly fair that there’s limited availability. Luckily you can listen to it below. [Stereogum] Heavy When I Need It by Sleater-Kinney on NoRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn trio Nude Beach have shared a bight, new song called “Been Waitin’” The song didn’t make it onto their recent LP 77, but thankfully they released it anyway. Also, Nude Beach will be performing in Seattle at Black Lodge on February 21. [CMJ]

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Tuesday Music News

On April 17, indie duo Matt & Kim will release New Glow, the follow up 2012’s Lightening. They’ve given a little taste of what’s to come with the lyric video for the album’s first track “Get It.” Not only does the video show how amazing their live performances are, but it also introduces us toRead more…

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Friday Music News

Shabazz Palaces‘ new video for “Forerunner Foray” takes trippy animation to the next level. While there ins’t an obvious answer as to what exactly is happening, the visuals will definitely keep you transfixed. Yes, that is Magic Johnson riding a giant slice of pizza through space. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle’s own Chastity Belt have been relatively quiet since their 2013 debut No Regrets. Today they’ve shared the title track to their upcoming follow up that drops on March 24. “Time to Go Home” features a slow-burn that builds into a booming party track. [Stereogum]

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