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Monday Music News

We’ve been teasing tracks from the upcoming Courtney Barnett album on the air, and now UK listeners can hear the whole dang album. Listeners overseas can stream the Australian singer/songwriter’s debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit below, which hits stores on March 24th via Mom + Pop. And onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Björk opens her heart to the world today… literally! Check out the video for “Lionsong,” a stunning track from her latest Vulnicura. The video was created in collaboration with Björk, Inez & Vinoodh, and visual effects production house Framestore, and features the Icelandic artist dancing in elaborate costume, natch. Inez & Vinoodh explained, “She isRead more…

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Live Video: Jessica Pratt

“Utterly enchanting.” That’s how DJ Cheryl Waters described our recent in-studio session with the lovely Jessica Pratt, who was on tour in support of her sophomore release On Your Own Love Again, out now on Drag City. This young singer/songwriter emerged from the Bay Area’s garage scene with an album of delicate beauty, combining theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The fabulous Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are back with their latest garage-rock freak-out Freedom Tower – No Wave Dance Party 2015, out March 24th via Mom + Pop. The boys go drag in this John Waters-inspired video for the track “Betty Vs. The NYPD”, directed by Michael Lavine. Check it out below, and tune inRead more…

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Out This Week 3/10

This week, soulster Matthew E. White unleashes his sophomore full-length Fresh Blood, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes as “a well-crafted set of soul-inflected pop, featuring a warm, full-bodied though intimate sound, impeccably arranged with lush strings, soulful horns, piano, soft vocals and effervescent harmonies.” (Hear for yourself when White is LIVE on KEXPRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you caught the most recent episode of HBO’s Girls, you may have heard the previously unreleased track from St. Vincent. If not, stream the song below. The track is said to be a demo left over from last year’s self-titled fourth studio album. Girls music supervisor Manish Raval told Billboard: “I said to St.Read more…

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Live Review: Kim Gordon at Neptune Theatre 3/2/15

So, as you’ve probably heard by now, when legendary lady Kim Gordon took the stage at The Neptune earlier this week in support of her new memoir, Girl in a Band, it ended up being… well, kind-of weird. On her nationwide tour, the former Sonic Youth bassist had different interviewers in each city: drummer extraordinaireRead more…

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Friday Music News

Not only has he taken his haircut, Jack White will now be re-releasing the first vinyl record ever cut by Elvis Presley himself. A press release from Third Man Records explains: “Utilizing the actual unrestored audio as it currently exists on the sole original copy of ‘My Happiness’ b/w. ‘That’s When Your Heartaches Begin’ ThirdRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Bay Area bashers Thee Oh Sees return this Spring with their ninth album, Mutilator Defeated At Last. Stream the first single “Web” below. This time around, the line-up consists of mainstay frontman John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Tim Hellman (bass), Nick Murray (drums), Brigid Dawson (keyboard and tambourine), and Chris Woodhouse (engineer). Mutilator Defeated At LastRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

LCD Soundsystem may have called it quits, but frontman James Murphy is keeping busy. The prolific musician/producer has composed the soundtrack to the new Noah Baumbach film While We’re Young, which stars Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, and Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock. Stream the track exclusively at Pitchfork, and check out a trailerRead more…

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