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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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Friday Music News

PJ Harvey is taking an exciting approach to recording her ninth studio album. It will be recorded at London’s Somerset House from January 16 to February 14 as part of an art installation called Recording in Progress. Those are lucky enough to attend will be able to watch Harvey work through one-way glass. [Pitchfork] AtmosphereRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Danish singer-songwriter MØ is ringing in 2015 with a new song brilliantly titled “New Years Eve.” It’s a somber song with an impressive bassline. The accompanying music video features a mix of both new and vintage black and white clips. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has shared his latest single, a pulsating electric number called “Youwouldn’tlikemewheni’mangry.” It’s available for download over at Bandcamp along with his new solo album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. [CoS] Youwouldn'tlikemewhenI'mangry by Thom Yorke

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Tuesday Music News

Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche has shared his cover of Sia’s “Chandelier.” His mellow, melancholy approach adds a depth and stark contrast to the original. Lerche said he chose this song because he “was curious what might happen if a male singer sang those words of desperation and self-analysis, instead of passing judgement on a troubledRead more…

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Friday Music News

TV on the Radio shared the video for the intense Seeds track “Lazzerray.” The band takes their talent to a skate park where they play for some very talented skaters. The video was directed by photographer Atiba Jefferson. Watch below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

The Decemberists shared an artsy, lyric video for their latest track, “The Wrong Year.” It’s a charming folk song, complete with descriptive lyrics and a stunning string section. Their upcoming album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, will be out on January 20. Local band Dude York just premiered a new video forRead more…

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Friday Music News

Former Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle shares a new live album today via Bandcamp. The release — appropriately titled House Show — was recorded back in May at his friend Stephan Bayley’s home in Portland. It’s an intimate, casual affair, with great in-between song banter left in the recording. Stream below: [Stereogum] House Show by JasonRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Georgia rock band Of Montreal will drop a brand new album called Aureate Gloom on March 3. The opening track “Bassem Sabry,” named after the late Egyptian journalist, serves as a perfectly funky jumping off point for the album. [Pitchfork]

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