Category Archives: Music News

Friday Music News

The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser and vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij have joined forces to create a side project brilliantly called, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. The duo will release their debut album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23. Check out new album track “In A Black Out” below. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

The nominees are in for this year’s prestigious Mercury Prize, unfortunately now known as the “Hyundai” Mercury Prize. Heavy hitters David Bowie and Radiohead lead the shortlist, alongside Michael Kiwanuka (above), Anohni, Savages, and more. Not only has the name slightly changed, but so has voting: for the first time ever, the public are invitedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Grimes is a self-admitted comic book dork — she designed a variant cover for Image Comics’ The Wicked + The Divine, and is a former intern for Drawn & Quarterly — so, it’s no surprise she was excited to contribute a track to the soundtrack for Suicide Squad, adapted from the DC comic. In anRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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Monday Music News

L.A. ladies Warpaint share a new song… titled “New Song.” Well played, Warpaint, well played. The track is slated for their third full-length, Heads Up, which finds the group moving (no pun intended) in a more dance-oriented direction. Vocalist/guitarist Emily Kokal says, via a press release, “We’ve always had this really jammy, high-energy live showRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last night, during a performance at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, The National debuted a new song called “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie and Johnny)”. Joining them onstage was Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, who added a unique element to the moody track. They ended the performance with an impromptu slow dance between ClarkRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dream-pop duo Beach House are still stomping the pavement in support of last year’s two-fer releases, Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars, but they took the time to create a video for the track “The Traveller” off the latter. It’s an eerie clip from the Baltimore band, featuring a woman dressed in red carryingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We love it when two KEXP artists collaborate, and can’t think of a better pairing than Nite Jewel and Julia Holter. Hear Julia’s remix of the Nite Jewel track “Running Out of Time” below. You can find the original on her latest Liquid Cool, out now via Gloriette. [Under the Radar]

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Tuesday Music News

Father John Misty has released a new, polished version of his laid-back love song “Real Love Baby”. The track, which first burst onto the scene in May on SoundCloud, was recorded with The Budos Band’s electric guitarist Thomas Brenneck. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Following a fantastic set at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Car Seat Headrest (aka Will Toldeo) has announced a full-on North American tour in support of his latest, Teens of Denial. He swings back home with a Saturday, November 26th show at the Neptune Theatre. Toldeo also shares a Live EP he recorded for SpotifyRead more…

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