Author Archives: Jasmine Albertson

Friday Music News

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg is known for never shying away from political content in his songs. (As he sings on the track “Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards”, musing about music journalists who ask, “Mixing pop and politics he asks me what the use is / I offer him embarrassment and my usual excuses.”) His mostRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Thee Oh Sees have cycled through a number of name changes over the years, and a few just in the past couple months, but for their forthcoming album Memory Of A Cut Off Head the California band is circling back to their original name OCS. Today OCS shared a new song off the new album calledRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

David Bazan has announced on Twitter that his beloved late ’90s and early ’00s Seattle band Pedro the Lion will be reuniting for four shows, two in Seattle and two in Portland this December. A full US tour will follow. Pedro the Lion broke up in 2006, after releasing four albums, the classic being 2002’sRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

St. Vincent has shared another colorful video, this one for her second single off the forthcoming MASSEDUCTION, “Los Ageless.” Directed by Willo Perron, the clip features Annie Clark at the hairdresser, getting plastic surgery, working out, and shredding paper in very vibrant, high fashion settings. MASSEDUCTION will be out October 13 via Loma Vista. TheRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced that they would be reissuing their classic debut album, 2003’s Fever To Tell. The reissue comes with two never before released songs from that time, “Phone Jam” and “Shake It,” as well as a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance. The trailer for the documentary has nowRead more…

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Friday Music News

UK trio The xx continue to pound the pavement in support of their most recent release, I See You, including a Thursday night stop to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch the band perform the track “Dangerous” and the web-exclusive “Say Something Loving” below. [ Under the Radar]

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn rap duo Run The Jewels have a new song featured in EA Sport’s new FIFA 18 video game called “Mean Demeanor.” The game comes out tomorrow and today a commercial has been released that features the “El Tornado Mix” of the song. The full soundtrack for FIFA 18 includes The War On Drugs, TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never and Shabazz Palaces‘ Ishmael Butler have teamed up to form a new project called 319. Shared via the Adult Swim Singles Series, “The Rapture” is the first taste we’ve gotten of the collaboration. It’s an unsurprisngly glitchy, experimental track that holds promise. In the past year, Shabazz Palaces put out two new albumsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Cleveland post-punk band Cloud Nothings are following up this year’s Life Without Sound with a new track, “Relief.” The previously unreleased demo is a contribution to a forthcoming benefit compilation, Taking It To Heart, Volume Two, which is raising money for the Heart And Stroke Foundation. Frontman Dylan Baldi said of the stripped down, lo-fi track, “IRead more…

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Monday Music News

During a two-night stand at Manchester’s O2 Apollo this past weekend, The National paid tribute to hometown heroes New Order with a cover of the band’s 1985 single “Love Vigilantes.” Watch as frontman Matt Berninger does his best Bernard Sumner impersonation, and even walks down to the audience. The band are currently on tour inRead more…

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