Category Archives: Music News

Friday Music News

Happy New Year! Last night, Kendrick Lamar decided to end 2015 with a 7-minute short film called God Is Gangsta. It features tracks from his acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly, “u” and “For Sale? (Interlude).” Watch Kendrick rap and go clubbing in Paris below. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Fansite Morrissey-solo.com has unearthed some rare demos from The Smiths‘ early days. One recording is a no-frills version of “Never Had No One Ever” which seems to be from a 1986 recording session for The Queen is Dead. There’s also alternate versions of Morrissey’s “Bengali in Platforms” and “He Knows I’d Love To See Him.”Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

John Bradbury, drummer of the English 2 Tone band The Specials, has passed away at the age of 62. The band made the announcement on their twitter: “It is with deep regret that we say goodbye to our great friend, the world’s greatest drummer, our beloved Brad. RIP.” Bradbury joined the band in 1979 andRead more…

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Monday Music News

The end of the year is the slowest time for most bands to release any music, Radiohead has never been “most bands”. On Christmas day, the group, who’d been quiet for a while (hopefully hunkering down on a new album), surprised fans by releasing a song they wrote this year, intended it as the themeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Seattle band Tangerine were sweet, but as if to prove it, they’ve got a new EP titled Sugar Teeth coming out in February on Swoon Records. Swoon, indeed! Check out the first single, “Tender,” below. Sugar Teeth hits the streets on February 19th, and the trio play Neumos on Thursday, January 14thRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Two weeks after the death of Stone Temple Pilots’ ex-frontman Scott Weiland, his surviving bandmates have shared a moving tribute video. Guitarist Dean DeLeo, drummer Eric Kretz, and bassist Robert DeLeo chose to showcase one of their favorite songs, “Atlanta,” which they recorded with Scott 16 years ago. Weiland’s raw vocals and the band’s commentaryRead more…

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Monday Music News

UK artist East India Youth (aka William Doyle) shares a new digital EP today, remixing highlights from his sophomore full-length Culture of Volume, out earlier this year on XL. Blanck Mass and Yosi Horikawa each remix the track “Manner of Words” and Truss Total XTC remixes “Montage Resolution.” Stream it all below, and then checkRead more…

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Friday Music News

After bonding during a recent Talkhouse Music Podcast chat, Martin Rev of Suicide has added his touch to the Neon Indian track “Annie,” off their latest, VEGA INTL. Night School. Stream Rev’s remix below, and check out their Talkhouse chat here. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, KEXP premiered the title track from David Bowie‘s 25th studio album ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”). Today, we’ve got another single to share, “Lazarus,” which appears in Bowie’s off-Broadway play of the same name. (Tune in tonight to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert as the cast performs the track.) ★ hits stores onRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Scottish electro-trio Chvrches hit The Late Late Show with James Corden for an energetic performance of “Clearest Blue,” a track from their sophomore full-length Every Open Eye. Watch below. Every Open Eye is out now via Glassnote. [Under the Radar]

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