Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

Over the weekend, on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the National shared a politically-focused video for “Walk It Back,” off of last year’s Sleep Well Beast. Directed by Casey Reas, the video featues grainy footage of politicians, with Reas saying: “The video documents the performance and spectacle of governance. It captures the pompRead more…

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Pearl Jam Announce The Home Shows at Safeco Field

Rumours have been buzzing all weekend about Pearl Jam‘s 2018 North American tour schedule — today, we can confirm at least two of those shows. On Wednesday, August 8th and Friday, August 10th, our hometown heroes will take the stage at Safeco Field as part of their series The Home Shows. It’s been five yearsRead more…

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Friday Music News

Former Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto has shared her take on Tommy James & The Shondells’ 1968 song “I’m Alive.” Ditto said of the cover: “Being alive is radical right now. So let’s live!” Ditto released her solo debut Fake Sugar last year. Catch Ditto at the Showbox on Thursday, March 29. [ SPIN ]

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Thursday Music News

Indie veterans Yo La Tengo have announced a new album slated for release in March called There’s a Riot Going On. In a press release written by writer and critic Luc Santé, the album title is an intentional nod to Sly and the Family Stone’s 1971 album of the same name, as well as a remarkRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Decemberists have announced a new album to be released this March entitled I’ll Be Your Girl. The album is said to be a departure from their signature indie folk and takes on a synth pop, glam sound courtesy of super-producer John Congleton, who the band is working with for the first time. In advanceRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Beck released the effervescent pop album Colors this past fall and today he’s shared a cute video for the track “Fix Me.” Directed by Brook Linder, the clip focuses on the true story of a little girl in Japan named Mame who lives with three poodles that dress up in a variety of costumes. The four ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Prolific Garage-rock force Ty Segall gave an interview with Stereogum that offered some interesting new tidbits of information about the musician. For one, he no longer lives in San Francisco. Secondly, he’s not a huge fan of smoking weed. But most interestingly, he’s very interested in making a hip-hop album and wants legendary producer andRead more…

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R.I.P. Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries

Irish songwriter Dolores O’Riordan, most famously of The Cranberries, has passed away at the age of 46. A statement from her publicist says that O’Riordan was in London for a recording session, but not further details are available at this time.

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Friday Music News

Last year, The Shins released their fifth album called Heartworms. Next week, they’re releasing a flipped version of the album entitled The Worm’s Heart, featuring reworked versions of all the songs on the album. The basic premise is that all the songs keep the same lyrics and melodies but the slow songs get turned intoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

tUnE-yArDs are returning next week with a new album, I can feel you creep into my private life, and today we’ve received the third single from the album, “Heart Attack.” The fun, upbeat track shows the new, more accessible direction the band is taking. This will be the first album where the band, previously theRead more…

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