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Friday Music News

Have you ever wondered how to prove your undying loyalty to your favorite band? If the answer is year, The Kills have got you covered. Last month, the band asked fans for 15 participants to get tattoos of symbols inspired by each song for their album Ash & Ice. The call was easily answered andRead more…

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Last month, Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor released his sophomore solo-album Piano. During a set at Manchester’s Granada Studios, Taylor performed a few tracks off the album as well as a cover of Prince‘s rare track “Old Friends 4 Sale.” It’s a beautiful rendition of a relatively unknown piece. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Ms. Sharon Jones! is a new documentary that follows Sharon Jones (and her Dap-Kings) through 2013, the year she and the band released their amazing Give the People What They Want and when she was diagnosed with cancer. The film was directed by two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple and will premiere in Seattle on SeptemberRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dev Hynes, a.k.a. Blood Orange, dropped his highly-anticipated album Freetown Sound late last night, a few days ahead of it’s scheduled release date. He also shared the self-directed video for “Augustine,” which features his singing in front of a painted flag of Sierra Leone (Freetown is its capitol.) Stream the album and watch the videoRead more…

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Friday Music News

Radiohead have shared a new video inspired by their song “Identikit,” from their recently released album A Moon Shaped Pool. The short film was directed by Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos, watch below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Drive-By Truckers have shared some new details about their upcoming album American Band (out September 30). The Southern rockers drew inspiration from last year’s mass shootings in South Carolina and Oregon and our country’s relationship with the NRA. Listen to the albums first single “Surrender Under Pressure,” which is about the struggle to remove theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn punk rockers The So So Glos have shared the video for “Dancing Industry,” a track off of their recently released album, Kamikaze. The video features an amazing dance crew showing off their talents on a New York City subway. It’s pure joy that will have you dancing into the weekend. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Last weekend, Disclosure headlined their Wild Life music festival in Brighton, UK. During their performance they premiered a new song called “Boss.” You can get a pretty good feel for the song thanks to some fan footage. Hopefully a studio version will be out soon. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Last night, ahead of their Bonnaroo appearance, Pearl Jam made a surprise stop in Nashville to perform at Jack White‘s Third Man venue. They played an eight-song set and White even joined them onstage during their “Off the Earth” encore. No live video has surfaced…yet. But the performance was recorded direct-to-acetate and will be availableRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells go for broke on their new song “Rule Number One.” This is the first we’ve heard from the noise pop duo since last year’s single “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty.” Their last full-length, Bitter Rivals, dropped in 2013, so let’s hope this means there’s a new album in the works. [Pitchfork]

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