Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Frontman Britt Daniel lurks inside and out in this video for the Spoon track “Inside Out,” off their latest They Want My Soul. The clip, directed by LeBlanc + Cudmore, shows a slow span over surreal scenarios like a robbery, a birthday party, a dancehall brawl, all while Daniel emotes from the background. Watch: [UnderRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

If you haven’t seen it yet, Icelandic superstars Of Monsters and Men just released the first official video from their upcoming album, Beneath The Skin. As you await the full-length, due June 9th, you can watch the surreal and frosty wonder of “Crystals”: Albert Hammond Jr., guitarist for the Strokes, will drop his third soloRead more…

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Monday Music News

As we reported last month, crowd-surfer extraordinaire Mac DeMarco will release a new EP this fall titled (appropriately) Another One. Today, he shares the mini-album’s first track “The Way You’d Love Her,” which you can stream below. DeMarco also announced more tour dates, including a Thursday, October 29th stop at The Moore Theatre. Another OneRead more…

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Friday Music News

On July 18, Tame Impala will drop their latest album, Currents. They have already shared a few album tracks and it seems like each song keeps getting better and better. “Eventually” is a stunningly smooth piece of psychedelic music. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

As we mentioned last month, Sharon Van Etten (aka the busiest gal in music) has a new EP on the horizon titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down. The five-song release features guest appearances from Adam Granduciel and Dave Hartley of The War on Drugs, Megafaun’s Brad Cook, and Ben Folds Five’s Darren Jessee.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

West coast garage rocker Mikal Cronin released his third solo album yesterday on Merge Records (titled MCIII, natch), and he shares this hilarious video for the single “Turn Around.” Comedians Kristen Schaal, Paul Scheer, and Kurt Braunohler do a shot-for-shot remake of the Natalie Imbruglia video for “Torn.” Watch below, and stay tuned for videoRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O teamed up with Google to create a new original song to celebrate groundbreaking female journalist, Nellie Bly’s 151st birthday. Karen O’s short track is accompanied by an adorable and educational Google doodle. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Toronto trio METZ return with a blistering new album, METZ II, out tomorrow on Sub Pop Records. Today, they share the clip for the track “The Swimmer,” a glitchy, gritty video directed by Michael LeBlanc and Scott Cudmore. METZ will be in Seattle on Tuesday, August 4th at Neumos. [Spin]

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Friday Music News

R&B legend Ben E. King, founding member of the Drifters, has passed away from natural causes. King broke out as a solo artist with the single “Spanish Harlem,” but it was the timeless classic “Stand By Me,” which he also cowrote, that made him a star. Watch the video of him performing the mega-hit, below.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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