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Thursday Music News

It’s been a long wait for Ted Leo fans, who haven’t gotten new material from him since 2010’s Brutalist Bricks, but hope is on the horizon. His next LP The Hanged Man will be released on September 8 and he’s offered us the lead single “You’re Like Me.” The single is a dark detailing ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced a new solo album called Fatherland to be released in October. Back in May, he shared a new solo song “Yemaya” and now he has shared the single “Streets Been Talkin” which he describes as “a bittersweet ode to romance and the passing of time.” Okereke’s last soloRead more…

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Monday Music News

Broken Social Scene are releasing their highly anticipated new album Hug of Thunder this Friday, July 7th but, luckily for us, NPR is streaming it ahead of time. Seven years after last release, Forgiveness Rock Record, the album sees all 15 original members featured on the album, including Feist, Metric’s Emily Haines and James Shaw, Stars’Read more…

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Friday Music News

It’s been over three years since Annie Clark released the last St. Vincent album but it looks like good news is on the horizon. Today she shared a new song called “New York” that many are hoping is a precursor to a new album. The song itself is far more stripped back than Clark’s previousRead more…

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Thursday Music News

New York indie outfit Cymbals Eat Guitars have premiered a new video for their third single “Have a Heart,” off of last year’s album Pretty Years. The overtly political video, directed by Geoffray Barbier, is framed like a fake TV newsreel, featuring footage of protestors in front of Trump Tower, at Standing Rock, and around theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In what seems like the longest album rollout of 2017, Arcade Fire have revealed some more information about their forthcoming album Everything Now. We now know the full tracklist via a video that shows the new album cover with scrolling words revealing each song, as well as a list on the pre-order page for theRead more…

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R.I.P. Dave Rosser of the Afghan Whigs

It’s with great sadness that KEXP reports Dave Rosser, guitarist for The Afghan Whigs, passed away yesterday, Tuesday, June 17th, at the age of 50. Late last year, Rosser was diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer. The band state on their Facebook page: It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our friend, brotherRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Local hip-hop heroes Shabazz Palaces have been slowly rolling out single after single from their two forthcoming albums Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines for the past couple of months. So far they’ve shared “Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac),” “Since C.A.Y.A.” (which features Thundercat), and “When Cats Claw,” from Born on aRead more…

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Monday Music News

Partly-local band Widowspeak has announced the follow up 2015’s All Yours. Their new album is titled Expect The Best and will be released later this summer. Frontwoman Molly Hamilton wrote the songs while she was living in her hometown of Tacoma, Washington. The band, formed in Brooklyn, have undergone a number of lineup changes – going from aRead more…

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Friday Music News

English indie band The xx  released the deluxe edition of their third studio album I See You today which includes three bonus tracks. One of them, “Naive” samples Drake’s “Doing It Wrong,” while “Brave For You (Marfa Demo)” is a stripped down acoustic recording of their track “Brave For You.” They also released an official musicRead more…

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