Author Archives: Jasmine Albertson

Thursday Music News

Seven years after their last record, Canadian band Wolf Parade are back with a new full-length record. Called Cry Cry Cry, the album follows 2010’s Expo 86 and last year’s EP entitled EP 4. They’ve shared with us the first single off the album, “Valley Boy.” The band is made up of Spencer Krug (Moonface, SunsetRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

’90s/early 2000’s dream pop outfit Luna have two new albums in the works, a covers album called A Sentimental Education and an instrumental EP called A Place of Greater Safety. Today they’ve shared a track from A Sentimental Education, a cover of Mink DeVille’s “Let Me Dream If I Want To.” They’ve previously shared aRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The War On Drugs are following up 2014’s critically acclaimed album Lost In The Dream this fall with A Deeper Understanding and today we have another single off the record, “Strangest Thing.” The epic atmospheric song comes with a 8mm visual directed by Shawn Brackbill. A Deeper Understanding will be out August 25 via Atlantic. The War OnRead more…

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Monday Music News

Broken Social Scene released their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, a couple of weeks ago and now they’ve shared a video for the track “Vanity Pail Kids.” BSS’s Kevin Drew directed the rather strange video, which seems to be a commentary on the music industry via a toilet who’s trying to become aRead more…

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Friday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard announced in December that he was covering Teenage Fanclub‘s 1991 album Bandwagonesque in its entirety. Today, he released his version of “The Concept.” Gibbard explained why he was covering that particular album: “Bandwagonesque is my favorite record by my favorite band of all time. It came along at a pivotalRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Arcade Fire released a brand new single called “Electric Blue” this morning off their forthcoming highly anticipated (and highly promoted) new album Everything Now and then minutes later revealed a video for the single. Directed by Cousin Club, the video focuses on AF’s Régine Chassagne strutting through the streets of New Orleans at the endRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The recently-renamed psych garage band Oh Sees (fka Thee Oh Sees) are gearing up to release their 19th album Orc. Today they’ve shared their second single “Animated Violence” which is a killer track and makes the anticipation for Orc that much greater. Oh Sees are also auctioning off 14 test pressings, all hand-painted by frontman JohnRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk has announced a new solo album called Ghosts due out in October. His last solo album OK Bear was delivered eight years ago and Sunny Day Real Estate’s last album was 2000’s The Rising Tide. Enigk recently wrapped up a solo tour, which included a stop atRead more…

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Monday Music News

Detroit’s Protomartyr are returning this fall with Relatives In Descent, their follow-up to 2015’s The Agent Intellect and their debut album for Domino. Today they’ve shared the lead single and video for album opener “A Private Understanding.” Directed by Tony Wolski and Trevor Naud, the video stars 78-year-old Detroit standup comic Marty Smith nonchalantly lipRead more…

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Friday Music News

Earlier this week New York duo Cults (Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion) teased a possible new album by sharing a 20-second clip of a song called “Gilded Lilly” on Instagram. Today they announced the new album, called Offering, and shared its title track, their first release in four years after 2013’s sophomore release Static. Cults consciously decided to take a break,Read more…

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