Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Friday Music News

The Strokes have shared a trippy, animated lyric video for “Drag Queen” off of their new release, Future Present Past. The four-track EP is out now via Julian Casablanca’s own label, Cult Records. As an added bonus, the band and label will open a pop-up shop in New York City on Sunday. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Rest in peace, Thomas Fekete. The Surfer Blood guitarist passed away last night after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. His wife released this statement: Our sweet Thomas passed on last night, peacefully in his sleep, holding my hand. With one last sigh, he let go of the burden of pain andRead more…

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Friday Music News

After the release of their stellar debut album, The Shape of Brat Pop to Come its been a year of relative silence, but today, HOLYCHILD is back with a bang. The indie pop duo has impeccable timing. “Rotten Teeth” is perfect summer jam to kick off your Memorial Day weekend. [SPIN]

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Tuesday Music News

Happy 75th birthday, Bob Dylan! In honor of this momentous occasion, Animal Collective have decided to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The experimental pop outfit shared their remix of Dylan’s 1963 song “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” On paper, this combination doesn’t make any sense, but trust me, it’s pretty darn amazing. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

Classixx, the duo of L.A. producers Tyler Blake and Michael David, have shared their new collaboration with Passion Pit, called, “Safe Inside.” Their upcoming album Faraway Reach on June 3, and it’ll have contributions from T-Pain, How to Dress Well, and many more. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Earlier this month, UK electric crooner James Blake released his stunning new album, The Colour in Anything. Now, thanks to some fans, there’s footage of Blake performing the album tracks “Modern Soul” and “Timeless” during a show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Revel in Blake’s amazing stage presence below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music Post

Anticipation for physical copies of the new album by Car Seat Headrest will have to last a bit longer. The CDs and LPs of Teens Of Denial, originally due in stores on May 20, were recalled due to a misunderstanding, of sorts. The track “Just What I Needed / Not Just What I Needed”, containingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On May 20, Day Of The Dead, an extensive, six-hour Grateful Dead tribute album will be released. Brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National have been the driving force behind the collection, which features contributions from Sharon Van Etten, The Flaming Lips, Local Native, and many more. Last night, The National performed The Dead’sRead more…

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Friday Music News

James Blake has dropped his highly anticipated album The Colour In Anything, his first full-length release since 2013’s outstanding Overgrown. The track “I Need a Forest Fire” is a collaboration with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Frank Ocean earned writing credits on the songs “Always” and “My Willing Heart”. You can stream the entire albumRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

After going completely radio silent – get it? – Radiohead has popped back up on social media. They’ve posted a claymation clip to instagram, which shows a woman tied to a tree as part of an odious religious practice. This seems to follow the “Burn the Witch” themed leaflets the band sent to UK fansRead more…

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