Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

KEXP’s Thursday in-studio guest Mac DeMarco has announced a new eight-song EP, Another One, out August 7th via Captured Tracks. We’ll let the charming Canadian introduce the release to you himself in this clip below, directed by his girlfriend Kiera McNally. Fingers crossed he’ll play some of the new tracks this Thursday, April 23rd atRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

San Francisco rockers Thee Oh Sees have shared the opening track from their upcoming album Mutilator Defeated At Last (out May 18). “Withered Hand” goes for broke with a steady buildup and an explosive payoff. The band has also contributed a song called “The Ceiling” to the 50 Bands & a Cat for Indiana EqualityRead more…

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Monday Music News

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has reached out to the public for funding for his battle against cancer. Fekete underwent surgery a few months ago to have a large tumor from his abdomen, but unfortunately, this rare and aggressive form of cancer has since spread to his lungs and spine. Since insurance will only coverRead more…

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Friday Music News

Our thoughts go out to members of the band and crew of Twin Shadow, who were injured this morning as their tour bus was part of a multi-vehicle crash in Aurora, Colorado, with heavy fog to blame. Rescuers have brought a dozen individuals to a local hospital to treat minor to severe injuries. [The DenverRead more…

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Thursday Music News

West coast weirdo Ariel Pink shares a video today for the track “Jell-O” off last year’s stellar full-length Pom Pom. The psychedelic clip, directed by Dan Kapelovitz, showcases vintage meat industry footage interspersed with the band making Jell-O shots. The video is dedicated to the late Kim Fowley, who co-wrote the song. Watch below, andRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Courtney Barnett brings us the dark, somber video for the track “Kim’s Caravan” off her latest Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. She says the song was inspired by her concerns for the Great Barrier Reef, and describes the tune as “an apocalyptic tale of our world painted black with oilRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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R.I.P. Percy Sledge

View image | gettyimages.com Legendary soul singer Percy Sledge has passed away this morning at the age of 73 in his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1966, his debut single “When a Man Loves a Woman” rocketed to number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B Charts. His passionate, soulful deliveryRead more…

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Monday Music News

Earlier this month, Sufjan Stevens released his long-awaited full-length, Carrie & Lowell, to rave reviews. Today, he shares the non-album track “Exploring Whale,” which he’s been selling on 7″ during his current tour. Stream the track below, and get your copy on Wednesday, June 10th or Thursday, June 11th when he stops by The Paramount.Read more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Record Store Day (April 18), Blitzen Trapper are putting out a special live cover album of Neil Young’s 1972 classic Harvest. They’ve shared “Heart of Gold,” the first single off the clevery titled, Live Harvest. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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