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AraabMuzik (a.k.a. Abraham Orellana) has announced the release of his latest mixtape, For Professional Use Only. The mixtape features “The Prince is Coming” and “Never Have to Worry,” the two tracks that Orellana debuted over the past two weeks, along with eighteen more tracks. Check it out over on livemixtapes.com!

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Thursday Music News

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Happy Valentine’s Day! This morning, we shared a some of our favorite V-Day videos with you, but here are some other new videos that you’re sure to love. First up, we have this clip for Passion Pit‘s “Carried Away” off their latest album, Gossamer. Sophia Bush and lead singer Michael Angelakos star in this whimsicalRead more…

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Friday Music News

Atoms for Peace‘s Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich will mark the release of their new album, Amok, with a brief series of shows. The duo will take on London, Berlin, and New York in the coming weeks to perform DJ sets along with special guests like Actress, Throwing Snow, Shed, and Anstam. Pitchfork has theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

James Blake announced the release of his highly-anticipated new album today. Overgrown, the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed self-titled debut, is due out April 8 on Republic, and Blake will be kicking off a North American tour with an appearance at Coachella the following week. Blake’s new single, “Retrograde,” will be out this Monday, but BBCRead more…

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Friday Music News

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Summer may be a ways away, but for Divine Fits, anytime is a good time to go for a dip in the pool… as long as you’re fully clothed. The supergroup’s latest video for the synthy “My Love is Real” finds them diving into swimming pools in suburban backyards and jumping through hedges. Their debutRead more…

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Live Video: David Bazan performs Pedro the Lion

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David Bazan has a knack for writing dark pop songs. Control, an album he released ten years ago with his former band, Pedro the Lion, is filled with lies, adultery, murder, and some melodies that you’ll want to hear over and over again, even while the lyrics give you chills. Bazan and his band performedRead more…

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Thursday Music News

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The first of several videos we’d like to share with you this morning is Dinosaur Jr.‘s new clip for “Pierce the Morning Rain,” a cut from last year’s I Bet on Sky. The video stars actor James Urbaniak as a man obsessed with finding the perfect car stereo and comedian Maria Bamford as his concernedRead more…

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Live Video: Allo Darlin’

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While their name sounds like the kind of exclamation you hear on the streets of London, the darlings of Allo Darlin’ hail from Brisbane, Australia, and the London suburb of Kent. Earlier this year, when they played Three Imaginary Girls’ tenth anniversary show at The Vera Project, they stopped in to KEXP to regale KevinRead more…

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Friday Music News

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San Diego-based surf rockers Wavves have announced the release of their fourth album this spring. The LP, tentatively titled Afraid of Heights, will be out March 26 on Mom + Pop, and fellow California crooner Jenny Lewis is slated to make an appearance. “You know the tone of King of the Beach and the first two records?Read more…

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Thursday Music News

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How to destroy angels_, Trent Reznor‘s collaboration with his wife, Mariqueen Maandig, and Atticus Ross, announced this morning that their debut album is on its way. Welcome oblivion will be out March 5 on Columbia Records, Stereogum reports, but those are all the details we have for now. However, Reznor & Co. have shared theRead more…

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