Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

No spoilers, but you’ll probably never guess what happens at the end of this new Spoon video. Check out the clip for the track “Do You” below, directed by Hiro Murai (who’s done similarly-weird videos for Earl Sweatshirt, St. Vincent, Cults). The new album, They Want My Soul, comes out August 5th via Loma Vista.Read more...

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Friday Music News

North Carolina band The Rosebuds are joined by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Matt McCaughan on their new track “Blue Eyes.” Vernon also produced the indie pop outfit’s entire new album Sand + Silence, which drops on August 5. “Blue Eyes” is bright and dynamic, the perfect summer jam. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, Grimes unearthed a previously unreleased track that she recorded in 2009 with Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz. At the time, the pair were on bad terms with their obese cat, Voignamir, who weighed somewhere between 20-30 pounds. His dieting angst inspired this song, which you can stream on her Tumblr here. Along with theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Brooklyn band The Drums are back with a new song. Stripped back down to the founding duo of Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, Pierce explained the new song to Noisey.com: “It’s about shedding off what binds you and protecting what’s good, finding a safe place away from everyone andRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Five years ago, Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch dropped God Help the Girl, an album of songs that he planned to use for a musical movie. Well the film, which stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) finally has the release date of September 5 in the US. Listen to Browning sing the film’s dreamy, titleRead more...

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Monday Music News

He doesn’t need anyone... except his sound guy. Watch the latest video from Hamilton Leithauser below for the track “I Don’t Need Anyone” from his debut solo album, Black Hours. Leithauser leads his life — getting a haircut, going to a museum, etc. — accompanied by Christopher Colbert, the band’s actual sound guy, the onlyRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Up until now we’ve only had live renditions of new Interpol songs to share, but we finally have the first single from their fifth album, El Pintor (or “The Painter” in Spanish, ALSO an anagram for the band name). Check out the video for “All The Rage Back Home” below, directed by frontman Paul BanksRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Mary Timony is back with a new project, Ex Hex, whose debut album is appropriately titled Rips, ‘cause this does. The former Helium frontwoman/Wild Flag guitarist brings her trademark shred to the single “Don’t Wanna Lose.” Rips comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

The National frontman Matt Berninger has teamed up with singer-songwriter Andrew Bird for a rework of a classic English folk song called “A Lyke Wake Dirge.” This deep, intense version was recorded for AMC’s Turn, a drama about Revolutionary War spies. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

In an act of hometown pride, Aussie sweetheart Courtney Barnett performed INXS’ 1987 album Kick in its entirety. The performance was part of the “Summer Of Classic Albums” concert series initiated by Melbourne label Pure Pop Records. Watch the great stripped-down set below, and hear an exclusive KEXP session from Courtney on KEXP this Wednesday,Read more...

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