Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Live Video: Twin Shadow

George Lewis Jr., or as he’s known by his stage name Twin Shadow, is one of the most gifted indie pop artists in music today, and now, he’s proven to be one of the most resilient. Earlier this year, the Brooklyn based singer/producer/writer released Eclipse, his third studio album, to critical acclaim and has beenRead more…

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Friday Music News

Ten Commandos, a Seattle punk supergroup, have released their debut single “Staring Down the Dust.” Members of the band include Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Queens of the Stone Age collaborator Allain Johannes, and Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden. The song features guest vocals from Screaming Tree’s Mark Lanegan. Ten Commandos will drop their debut album inRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been over twenty years since his death and yet Kurt Cobain is still contributing to the music industry. On November 13, Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings, an album of home-recorded Cobain tracks will be released. A special 7″ of his songs, “And I Love Her (Beatles Cover)” and “Sappy,” will be out onRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Janet Jackson releasing her highly anticipated Unbreakable album today, Tin Angel Records has dropped a tribute album called Dear Janet. The album features a variety of indie artists, who each cover one of 16 Janet classics. For instance, Deradoorian takes on “The Pleasure Principle”, LAKE tackles “Escapade”, and tUnE-yArDs handles “What HaveRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Moby has announced a new side project called Moby & the Void Pacific Choir. Today he’s shared their first track, an intense and blistering piece titled “The Light is Clear In My Eyes.” Check it out below. [SPIN]

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Friday Music News

Chris Cornell‘s new album Higher Truth is out today. Thanks to Spotify, you can stream the entire album below. The 16-track record, produced by Brendan O”Brien (AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen), is Cornell’s first solo offering since 2009’s Scream. Six years is a long time, but it’s well worth the wait. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

On September 25, Disclosure will release their long-awaited sophomore album Caracal. Today they’ve shared a new called “Jaded” along with it’s accompanying video. Sam Smith makes a cameo appearance, but this song is vocally and visually all about the Lawrence brothers. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

The Decemberists waste no time. Earlier this year they released the LP What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World and now they’re back at it. Today they’ve announced plans to release a 5-track EP of songs that didn’t make the album, called Florasongs, on October 9. Listen to the album’s opening track, “Why WouldRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Chromatics have shared “Shadow,” their contribution to the Adult Swim Singles series (it’s available for free here). The song will also be featured on their upcoming album, Dear Tommy. In a statement, Johnny Jewel described the album as “the most rebellious record I’ve made.” Although the LP doesn’t have an official release date, hopefully it’llRead more…

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Friday Music News

Southern indie rockers Futurebirds are gearing up to release their third studio album Hotel Parties on September 25. Today, they’ve dropped the title track, and it’s a shimmering number with just the right amount of twang. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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