Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Tuesday Music News

Two weeks after the death of Stone Temple Pilots’ ex-frontman Scott Weiland, his surviving bandmates have shared a moving tribute video. Guitarist Dean DeLeo, drummer Eric Kretz, and bassist Robert DeLeo chose to showcase one of their favorite songs, “Atlanta,” which they recorded with Scott 16 years ago. Weiland’s raw vocals and the band’s commentaryRead more…

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Friday Music News

After bonding during a recent Talkhouse Music Podcast chat, Martin Rev of Suicide has added his touch to the Neon Indian track “Annie,” off their latest, VEGA INTL. Night School. Stream Rev’s remix below, and check out their Talkhouse chat here. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

The Arcs, Dan Auerbach’s new music project, have released a brand new single called “Fool’s Gold.” In an interview with Rolling Stone, Auerbach described the meaning of Fool’s Gold as having “the same thrilling discovery, the same shiny luster and perceived weight as gold, but it isn’t gold and when all is said and done,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Indie rockers Ra Ra Riot will release their fourth studio album Need Your Light on February 19. Today, the band has shared the video for the album track “Water,” which was directed by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij. They have an extensive promotional tour planned for early next year, and on March 30 they’ll land inRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Eagles of Death Metal have returned to Paris for the first time since the November 18 terror attacks. Last night, during a U2 concert, Bono welcomed EODM to the stage, saying, “They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago. We would like to offer them ours tonight.” Together they performed a cover of PattiRead more…

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Friday Music News

Scott Weiland, the frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died yesterday while on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts. The dynamic singer had a much publicized tumultuous life, but as VR bandmate Duff McKagan posted on the band’s Instagram, “It’s just so sad and brutal from any perspective”, adding “We experienced aRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

M Ward, the Oregon based singer-songwriter and half of the duo She & Him, will release his new solo LP More Rain on March 4. The album features collaborations with the Secret Sisters, k.d. lang, Nekko Case, and many more. Listen to the album’s breezy track “Girl From Conejo Valley” below. [Pitchfork] As the endRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle’s own indie rockers The Cave Singers have shared “That’s Why,” the lead single from their upcoming album, Banshee. Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, which landed the band $20,000 in one month, they will self-release the album on February 19. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Poliça will release their third album, United Crushers, on March 4. The Minneapolis synthpop band describe the album as “heavily political and deeply personal with thick references to social injustice, self-doubt and isolation, the rapidly increasing urban decline in gentrification, overcoming music industry machinations, and finding true and honest love in the wake of itRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday, we lost the iconic New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint. The legendary composer, performer and producer passed away at 77 years-old from cardiac arrest in Madrid while on tour. In his life, Toussaint carried the New Orleans R&B traditions of Professor Longhair and others through to the 21st Century, working with and influencing countless otherRead more…

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