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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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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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