Category Archives: Music News

Monday Music News

Soul legend Mavis Staples has announced a new album called If All I Was Was Black. The album was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, a regular collaborator with Staples since 2010. The title track has been shared, as well as the cover art and tracklist. Tweedy said of the political messages within the album, “I’ve alwaysRead more…

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Friday Music News

Charlotte Gainsbourg has announced that she will release her first album in seven years in November. Called Rest, Gainsbourg has released the album’s title track as well as a teaser for its accompanying music video, which she directed herself. In a statement, Gainsbourg says that Lars Von Trier, her director in Nymphomaniac, Melancholia, and Antichrist, encouraged her to direct theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Natalie Mering, better known as Weyes Blood, has had a busy year. She released her latest (and very good) LP Front Row Seat To Earth late last year and followed that up a few months later with a collaborative EP with Ariel Pink called Myths 002. Next on her agenda is a 7″ of two coversRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Holger Czukay, co-founder of the influential Krautrock band Can, has passed away at the age of 79. Cause of death is currently unknown. Via Facebook, his bandmates have written: We are very sad to confirm that Holger passed away yesterday, in his home, the old CAN Studio in Weilerswist. His wife U-She passed away onlyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Björk has announced a new single called “The Gate” that will be released digitally on September 18 and via a limited edition single-sided 12″ vinyl released on September 22. She announced the new album last month, which will reportedly be co-produced with her Vulnicura co-producer Arca. It will also include visuals from past collaborator AndrewRead more…

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Friday Music News

We shared the first wave of line-up announcements from Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, and today, they’ve rolled out the final list. Fufanu, Reykjavíkurdætur, Sóley, and Gangly have been added to the festival, which already boasted great guests like Fleet Foxes, Michael Kiwanuka, Àsgeir, Aldous Harding, Billy Bragg, Torres, Benjamin Clementine, and more. Stay tuned toRead more…

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Thursday Music News

St. Vincent made her glorious return with the single “New York” earlier this year and today it’s received the video treatment from Alex Da Corte. The colorful and fashionable video features Clark and a slew of models in a variety of cartoonish settings. Da Corte said of the video, “I think Annie’s New York is the NewRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In early June, Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett and American singer/songwriter Kurt Vile announced that they would be teaming up for a collaborative tour featuring an “all-star band” called The Sea Lice which is a revolving cast of musicians that includes Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), Rob Laakso (The Violators, The Swirlies, Mice Parade), and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin, andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wolf Parade are releasing their first album in seven years, Cry Cry Cry, on October 6 via Sub Pop. Today they’ve unveiled the album’s second single “You’re Dreaming” which was inspired by the shock and confusion following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It’s accompanied by a cut-out visual made by artist Scorpion Dagger of a man runningRead more…

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Monday Music News

Singer-songwriter Jenny Mae Leffel passed away over the weekend at the age of 49, from “complications due to alcoholism.” The Columbus, Ohio-based artist started out in the band Vibralux before branching out for a solo career as “Jenny Mae.” She released two albums — her now tragically-titled 1995 debut There’s a Bar Around the Corner…AssholesRead more…

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