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R.I.P. Percy Sledge

View image | gettyimages.com Legendary soul singer Percy Sledge has passed away this morning at the age of 73 in his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1966, his debut single “When a Man Loves a Woman” rocketed to number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B Charts. His passionate, soulful deliveryRead more…

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Monday Music News

Earlier this month, Sufjan Stevens released his long-awaited full-length, Carrie & Lowell, to rave reviews. Today, he shares the non-album track “Exploring Whale,” which he’s been selling on 7″ during his current tour. Stream the track below, and get your copy on Wednesday, June 10th or Thursday, June 11th when he stops by The Paramount.Read more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Record Store Day (April 18), Blitzen Trapper are putting out a special live cover album of Neil Young’s 1972 classic Harvest. They’ve shared “Heart of Gold,” the first single off the clevery titled, Live Harvest. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

This summer, Florence and the Machine will release their long-awaited third full-length How Big How Blue How Beautiful, and today they share the truly beautiful track “Ship to Wreck.” In a press release, Florence Welch states, “I was thinking about my own self destructive side, and how you can make something only to tear itRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

As if she could: Sharon Van Etten has announced a new EP, titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down. The 5-track release will feature four new songs, along with a live version of the song “Tell Me” off last year’s stunning release Are We There. Check out the EP’s title track below. I Don’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The wait is finally over! Frank Ocean has officially announced his plans to release a follow up to the critically acclaimed channel Orange. According to Ocean’s rep, we can expect Boys Don’t Cry in July. Music video director Nabil, who has worked frequently with Ocean, said of the album: “Everyone should be excited about thisRead more…

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Monday Music News

Swedish artist Lykke Li shares a video as dark and lonely as the track itself: watch the clip for “Never Gonna Love Again” below, from last year’s I Never Learn. In an interview with Rolling Stone, she explains, “Loneliness and heartbreak follow you everywhere and they are loudest right after the lights go out andRead more…

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Friday Music News

Indie rocker Kurt Vile has shared new details about his latest LP, his first release since 2013’s amazing Waking on a Pretty Daze. Vile has described the album, which will be titled All Over the Place, as his “darkest album to date” because it’s “definitely got that night vibe.” [Note: Kurt later stated on hisRead more…

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Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2015: Lineup Announced

Hot on the heels of the Capitol Hill Block Party announce, the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival share their initial lineup for their 2015 event, and it sounds like it’s gonna be fun times in the forest this summer! This July 16th through 18th, head out to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington for some excellentRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band The National have quietly shared a new track: stream the single “Sunshine on My Back” below, featuring guest vocals from Sharon Van Etten. The track was recorded during the sessions for their 2013 release Trouble Will Find Me, and comes free with every rental or purchase of the Mistaken for Strangers documentary throughRead more…

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