Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

Synthpop pioneers New Order return this fall with their first new album in a decade, appropriately titled Music Complete. Founding member Peter Hook does not appear on the release, but Gillian Gilbert, another original member, returns to the fold for the first time since 2001’s Get Ready. The band mostly produced the album themselves, withRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Father’s Day, Future Islands have shared the video for their Singles track “A Song For Our Grandfathers.” The clip shows the band spending some quality time at a family reunion in North Carolina before performing the sweet song for everyone. Future Islands have also posted a site where you can send theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

After a tumultuous four years (in which frontman Zach Condon went through an ugly divorce and was later hospitalized), it’s great to see Beirut being silly and having a good time again. Check out the playful video for “No No No” (directed by Brother Willis) below. Will skunks and baguettes be used on Tuesday, OctoberRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

While we wait for a new Parquet Courts full-length, the boys from Brooklyn tease fans with two split 7″ releases instead. Today, they unveil a collaboration with Vermont artist Joey Pizza Slice (which is a GREAT name, btw): only 500 copies will be pressed of this August 11th release via Wharf Cat. On August 14th,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Brooklyn duo Ratatat are gearing up for the July 17th release of Magnifique, their first full-length album in five years. They’ve shared a new song and it’s accompanying video called “Abrasive”. Be sure to catch them live at the Capitol Hill Block Party July 24-26! [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Ben Gibbard continues his campaign against L.A. with the Death Cab for Cutie video for “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive.” The clip for the latest Kintsugi single features the band on a celebrity-sighting tour bus with Gibbard as the reluctant tour guide. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gibbard explains, “For every great thing aboutRead more…

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Friday Music News

This Sunday, you can catch Cat Power on an episode of China, IL – a show about The University of China in Illinois – on Cartoon Network. The singer-songwriter plays a downtrodden gorilla that’s about to be killed and used for fuel. Seriously. In the clip below, Powers sings a heartbreaking ballad about the gorilla’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

For the first time ever, First Aid Kit got to perform their hit single “Emmylou” for none other than Emmylou Harris herself, and, not surprisingly, it was an emotional affair. Harris was in Sweden to accept the Polar Music Prize (described as “the Noble Prize of Music”). Klara Söderberg, half of the sibling duo, said,Read more…

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Announcing the 2015 Macefield Music Festival Line-Up

Get ready, Ballard: Market Street is gonna shake with the Macefield Music Festival, October 2nd through 4th in this beautiful, historic ‘hood. The line-up features many Northwest favorites, including: Mark Lanegan, Thunderpussy, Jesse Sykes, Blood Drugs, Prom Queen, Future Shock, and many more. Additional guests will be announced at a free launch party on Tuesday,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Both Mac DeMarco and Run the Jewels filmed sessions for the Black Cab Sessions video series — sadly, not together, but it’s still pretty darn great. Watch our gap-toothed friend perform a solo acoustic version of “The Way You’d Love Her” off his forthcoming Another One, and see El-P and Killer Mike (with vocalist Boots)Read more…

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