Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

The bad news is, the Sasquatch! Music Festival has announced they’ll be canceling the Fourth of July line-up, due to poor ticket sales. The good news is, the Paramount have already snatched up headliners Kraftwerk to bring their 3-D extravaganza to their stage on July 1st. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 4th at 10Read more...

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Thursday Music News

Our friends at Merge Records are celebrating their 25th Anniversary all year long -- not only with our recent SXSW showcase, a buncha great reissues, and a 25K run, but with Merge 25, a four-day music festival taking place July 23rd through 26th in the label’s hometown of Carrboro, NC. They’ve just announced the firstRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Tame Impala will release a live edition EP, aptly titled Live Versions, on Record Store Day (April 19). According to a press release the band’s goal was “to give fans something they won’t already have; something they’ve only previously experienced at a Tame Impala show.” It was recorded last year during a concert in Chicago.Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

The Black Angels are gearing up to drop a brand new EP just in time for Record Store Day (April 19). Clear Lake Forest will include seven fresh tracks that will be pressed on limited-edition clear vinyl. The Austin outfit have shared a tasty little tease called “Diamond Eyes,” the EP’s first single. The sweepingRead more...

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Monday Music News

In sad news, drummer Scott Asheton, a.k.a. “Rock Action” Asheton, of The Stooges passed away over the weekend at the age of 64. Along with his brother, guitarist Ron Asheton, he helped form the influential punk band in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1967. In a statement on the band’s Facebook page, frontman Iggy Pop said:Read more...

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Friday Music News

After the Superbowl, Prince made a hilarious cameo on the hit comedy New Girl where he offered Zooey Deschanel‘s character some sound relationship advice. The odd couple ended the episode performing a snip of a brand new collaboration and now, after weeks of waiting, you can hear the entire song. “FALLINLOVE2NITE” has all the makingsRead more...

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Thursday Music News

I hope he washed his hands: Beloved local rapper Macklemore shared some advice on Instagram last night for his male fans. Watch his toilet seat public service announcement below: [Buzzfeed]

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Wednesday Music News

Album, schmalbum. Modest Mouse fans have been waiting for news on a follow-up to the band’s 2007 breakout, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, and instead the humble rodents have announced a cross-country tour! Sure, why not. Chances are, attendees will hear some new material in the set list; the band debuted threeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Glasgow synthpop band Chvrches delivered a brilliant cover of Lorde’s newest hit “Team” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. Lauren Mayberry’s bright vocals turn the song into a more blithe and airy version than the original. Below, you can watch their entire radio session. Jump to 3:44 for their “Team” cover. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

We’ve already shared a couple of new tracks from the upcoming solo release from Broken Social Scene frontman Kevin Drew, but now you can stream the whole darn thing, thanks to NPR Music. Drew’s album, Darlings, hits stores on March 18th on Arts & Crafts. [NPR Music]

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