Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces recently released two new albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines via Sub Pop. The single “Shine A Light” featuring Thaddillac has gotten the video treatment from director Neil Ferron and it’s a little eerie. According to a press release, the black & white clip “tells the story of a half-human/half-goatRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Metric frontwoman and Broken Social Scene collaborator Emily Haines is releasing the first Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton album in over a decade on September 15 via Last Gang/eOne. Entitled Choir of the Mind, it follows 2006’s Knives Don’t Have Your Back, which reached number 28 on the Canadian charts. Today she’s shared theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Folk rock musician Kevin Morby (of The Babies and Woods) put out City Music in June via Dead Oceans and today he’s shared the video for the song “Downtown’s Lights.” Directed by Hugo Jouxtel of La Blogothéque, the clip features Morby watching himself perform and then wandering the streets of Paris with a bouquet of flowers. “Paris has always shown a lotRead more…

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Friday Music News

Beck has finally announced his follow-up to 2015’s Grammy-winning Album of the Year, Morning Phase. Entitled Colors, he’s had the album done for quite a while and has been teasing it for the last year, dropping the singles, “Wow,” “Dreams,” and “Up All Night.” Beck said in a new interview, “I suppose the record couldRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Melbourne’s Cut Copy have announced the name of their forthcoming album, Haiku From Zero, and shared the second single from it. Called “Standing In The Middle Of The Field,” it follows last month’s “Airborne” and will be the album’s opening track. Frontman Dan Whitford said this about the new album, “So much of this album is aboutRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The War On Drugs also have a highly-anticipated forthcoming album, A Deeper Understanding. In promotion for the album, the band has recorded a cover of Warren Zevon’s “Accidentally Like A Martyr” for the Spotify Singles series. They also recorded a live version of lead single “Holding On.” A Deeper Understanding will be out August 25 andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dan Bejar is releasing his 12th solo album as Destroyer on October 20 via Merge, ken, and today he shared the lead single, “Sky’s Grey,” a genial jam that makes the bold claim, “I’ve been workin’ on the new Oliver Twist!” Bejar describes the name for his new album like this, “Sometime last year, I discovered that the original name forRead more…

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R.I.P. Glen Campbell

Country Music Hall of Fame artist Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. His family has written online: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long andRead more…

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Monday Music News

Frankie Rose has a new album being released this Friday, August 11 called Cage Tropical. Today she shared the third single from the album, along with a hazy video, “Dyson Sphere.” The video was directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone. Rose teamed up with producer Jorge Elbrecht (Tamaryn, Gang Gang Dance, No Joy, Violens) to work onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Today, Bandcamp is donating all of its proceeds from music sales to the Transgender Law Center and Car Seat Headrest is one of the artists using that as an opportunity to share new music via the platform. Check out the track “War Is Coming (If You Want It) [March Mix]” which will receive an officialRead more…

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