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Monday Music News

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys shares a new track from his side project The Arcs: stream the song “Outta My Mind” below, which will be released on 7″ on July 7th. Hopefully side A and side B will tide you over for the summer: The Arcs’ debut album Yours, Dreamily doesn’t hit stores untilRead more…

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Friday Music News

Damon Albarn, of Blur and the Gorillaz, is bringing Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland into the tech world in his new musical Wonder.land. The story follows a girl named Aly looking for solace in an online game called Alice after being bullied at school. Albarn wrote the music, with lyrics by actor and directorRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst’s old band Desaparecidos stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers in support of their sophomore release (and first new release in 13 years) Payola. Watch them rip through the track “City on the Hill,” and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. Desaparecidos stop byRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Has it really been 20 years? Scottish post-punk band Mogwai celebrate two decades as a band with the retrospective collection Central Belters, a box set of hits and rarities available as a three-CD or six-LP. As an example of the goods, today they share a video for an 18-year-old track “Helicon 1″ (aka “New PathsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On September 11, Minnesota band Low will release their 11th studio album, Ones and Sixes via Sub Pop. The album was co-produced by the band and BJ Burton at Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s studio in Wisconsin. Listen to the record’s first single “No Comprende” below. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Synthpop pioneers New Order return this fall with their first new album in a decade, appropriately titled Music Complete. Founding member Peter Hook does not appear on the release, but Gillian Gilbert, another original member, returns to the fold for the first time since 2001’s Get Ready. The band mostly produced the album themselves, withRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Father’s Day, Future Islands have shared the video for their Singles track “A Song For Our Grandfathers.” The clip shows the band spending some quality time at a family reunion in North Carolina before performing the sweet song for everyone. Future Islands have also posted a site where you can send theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

After a tumultuous four years (in which frontman Zach Condon went through an ugly divorce and was later hospitalized), it’s great to see Beirut being silly and having a good time again. Check out the playful video for “No No No” (directed by Brother Willis) below. Will skunks and baguettes be used on Tuesday, OctoberRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

While we wait for a new Parquet Courts full-length, the boys from Brooklyn tease fans with two split 7″ releases instead. Today, they unveil a collaboration with Vermont artist Joey Pizza Slice (which is a GREAT name, btw): only 500 copies will be pressed of this August 11th release via Wharf Cat. On August 14th,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Brooklyn duo Ratatat are gearing up for the July 17th release of Magnifique, their first full-length album in five years. They’ve shared a new song and it’s accompanying video called “Abrasive”. Be sure to catch them live at the Capitol Hill Block Party July 24-26! [CoS]

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