Category Archives: Music News

Friday Music News

Well, who saw that coming? Wilco have unleashed a surprise new full-length this morning, and are offering it as a free download through August 13th. A CD version hits stores on August 21st, and the vinyl comes out November 27th. The hilariously-named Star Wars is the band’s 11th studio album. Stream the whole dang thingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Father John Misty delivered yet another powerful performance on Conan, belting and gyrating his way through the title track of his latest I Love You, Honeybear, out now via Sub Pop. Watch his passionate performance below, and keep track of all these late night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. We can’tRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Beloved bad boy Mac DeMarco shares “another one” from his upcoming EP titled Another One. (See what I did there?) Stream the track “I’ve Been Waiting for Her” below. The new EP hits the streets August 7th via Captured Tracks, and Mac and band hit The Moore Theatre in Seattle on Thursday, October 29th. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Veteran indie rock trio Yo La Tengo tackle iconic goth-poppers The Cure on their forthcoming covers album Stuff Like That There, out August 28th on Matador Records. Check out their rendition of the 1990 hit “Friday, I’m in Love” in this video directed by Jason Woliner. As drummer/vocalist Georgia Hubley strolls the streets of Hoboken,Read more…

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Monday Music News

She hinted at it last week on Instagram, and today, M.I.A. rolls out her epic audiovisual project titled Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than a Border. The video highlights a brand-new track, “Swords,” as well as the song “Warriors” off 2013’s Matangi. The clip, directed by M.I.A. herself, features footage shot in West Africa and India.Read more…

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Friday Music News

TV on the Radio producer Dave Sitek has shared a new song, the first since 2010, under his Maximum Balloon moniker. “Let It Grow,” is a bright collaboration with his fellow TV on the Radio bandmate Tunde Adebimpe and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O. Listen below. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

When Surfer Blood stopped by the KEXP studios last month, they surprised us with a great cover of the Polaris song “Hey Sandy” (which you can watch here). Now, they’ve released a cover of the Outkast hit “Hey Ya” for an upcoming compilation titled Amazon Acoustics, a collection of 30 exclusive covers and original songsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

By the time this gets posted, Mac DeMarco‘s Brooklyn backyard will be overflowing with fans. Last night, the charismatic artist invited everyone over to 153 Morgan Avenue to hear unreleased music that he’ll be blasting from his car stereo (presumably his forthcoming mini-album Another One out on August 7th via Captured Tracks). He also offeredRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

English rockers New Order have announced a new album, their follow up to 2013’s Lost Sirens, called Music Complete. The album will feature collabs with Iggy Pop, Brandon Flowers, and Elly Jackson of La Roux. Music Complete drops on September 25. Watch the album trailer below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Fireworks, indeed! The Dead Weather – the supergroup of Alison Mosshart, Jack White, Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence – have announced their third album, Dodge & Burn, will be out in September via White’s Third Man Records. A press release claims the band will not be touring in support of the album, but insists “theRead more…

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