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Thursday Music News

British shoegazers Ride made a triumphant return earlier this year with Weather Diaries, their first album in 21 years. Today they’ve shared a new song called “Pulsar” which, according to drummer Loz Colbert, “re-imagines old organ samples, transmissions from space, effects, heavy beats and pulsing chords.  The song title tips its head to the 60’s instrumental ’Telstar’ inRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings recorded one last album before Jones passed away due to pancreatic cancer last year. Entitled Soul Of A Woman, the album will be released November 17. Today the Dap-Kings shared the track “Call on God,” a song Jones wrote in the ’70s for E.I. Fields’ Gospel Wonders and was recorded in 2007Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle art-rap duo Shabazz Palaces released two albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines, on the same day earlier this year. Today they’ve shared the video for “Since C.A.Y.A.,” the Thundercat-featuring opening track off of Born on a Gangster Star. The clip was directed by Stephan Gray and includes additional footage from KahlilRead more…

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Monday Music News

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has announced a collection of covers called Tribute To 2. James released a solo EP Tribute To in 2009 which was a handful of acoustic George Harrison covers following Harrison’s death. For Tribute To 2 James is covering a variety of different artists such as Elvis, Bob Dylan, IrvingRead more…

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Friday Music News

First Aid Kit returned last month with the new single “It’s A Shame,” and today they’ve announced that a forthcoming album will be released early next year. Entitled Ruins, the album was recorded in Portland with Decemberists/My Morning Jacket producer Tucker Martine and features appearances from REM’s Peter Buck, Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, and Midlake’s McKenzieRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The Knife’s Karin Dreijer has been teasing the possibility of new Fever Ray music for the past few weeks and today we have the official announcement. Entitled Plunge, the new album will be out tonight on streaming platforms. She previously shared the album’s first single “To The Moon And Back” alongside a creepy video. PlungeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Rock n’ roll legend Fats Domino has passed away at the age of 89, due to natural causes. Born Antoine Domino in 1928, “Fats” combined the bluesy sound of his hometown of New Orleans with a boogie-woogie style to become one of the top artists of the 1950s and early ’60s, including the hits “Ain’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Tune-Yards have returned with a brand new song that comes alongside an announcement that they’ll be following up 2014’s Nikki Nack with a brand new album called I can feel you creep into my private life, due January 19th via 4AD. The LP is produced by longtime collaborator Nate Brenner, who is now officially partRead more…

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Monday Music News

Hamilton Leithauser recently shared a new song with folk chanteuse Angel Olsen called “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)” and today that song has an official video. Directed by Peter and Nick Simonite and created by Austin based full-service creative company Preacher, the video follows Leithauser as a wanders a dirt road, a small town, and then endingRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sharon Van Etten is one of many great artists contributing singles to the 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood compilation, released today. “Passion and Love” is the name of her contributed song, which is simple and sparse, with her vocals being accompanied by acoustic guitar. The 30-track compilation includes contributions from Feist, Sleater-Kinney, St. Vincent, Bon Iver,Read more…

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