Category Archives: Music News

Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night. From atop a white piano, frontman Ruban Nielson delivered a soulful rendition of the title track from their latest release Multi-Love below, out now on Jagjaguwar. Watch their performance below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session from earlier this summerRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Scottish trio CHVRCHES share a track from their highly-anticipated sophomore release Every Open Eye. Stream the opening cut from the album below. Every Open Eye hits stores on September 25th via Glassnote, and the band are playing an all-ages show Wednesday, October 14th at The Paramount. [Spin]

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Tuesday Music News

We haven’t heard much from Shabazz Places this year. Thankfully, Seattle’s own hip-hop outfit have returned with a contribution to Adult Swim’s summer singles series. “The Mystery of Lonnie Don” is a fuzzy and haunting track that’s worth the wait, listen below. Here’s hoping we hear more from them soon. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Anticipation is high for the forthcoming full-length from dream-pop duo Beach House. Today, you can enjoy two more tracks from their upcoming album, Depression Cherry, out August 28th on Sub Pop. Stream the singles “PPP,” “Beyond Love,” and the previously-released “Sparks” via a player on their website here. The band explained on Facebook, “For us,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Ryan Adams announced that he will be covering Taylor Swift’s mega-hit album 1989 in its entirety. Although there’s no official release date, he’s been posting his progress on twitter. Below you can hear brief snippets of “All You Had To Do Was Stay” and “Out of the Woods.” Adam’s haunting vocals and Swifts’ songwriting talentsRead more…

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Thursday Music News

When in Rome, amiright? Last week, TV on the Radio played the legendary First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN, so of course, they kicked out a cover of Prince‘s 1984 hit “Purple Rain.” Watch fan shot video of the performance below, with Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe trading off lead vocals. [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

Local hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return with the sentimental track “Growing Up,” dedicated to Macklemore’s baby daughter, Sloane. He says on his website, “When you try to escape yourself, life has an interesting way of creating situations that force you to come back. To look at who you are. This is whyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The National’s Matt Berninger and Ramona Falls’ Brent Knopf have joined forces on a new LP under the name EL VY (pronounced like the plural of Elvis). They’ve shared the lyric video for the title track from their upcoming album Return to the Moon. The LP drops on October 30. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Texas-based artist Israel Nash returns this fall with his fourth album of ‘70s-inspired, psych-tinged folk-rock titled Israel Nash’s Silver Season. Get a first listen with the single “Strangers” below. The album was recorded in Nash’s recently-built Plum Creek Sound studios. Israel Nash’s Silver Season hits stores on October 9th on Loose/Thirty Tigers. [Flood]

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Friday Music News

Mac DeMarco‘s mini-LP Another One (out August 7) is streaming over at NPR. He’s previewed several songs over the last few weeks, but now all 8-tracks are available for your listening pleasure. The album closer, “My House By The Water,” features DeMarco’s home address. According to DeMarco, anyone’s welcome to stop by and have aRead more…

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