Category Archives: Music News

Friday Music News

Tame Impala will release their highly anticipated album Currents on July 17. They’ve shared a cool behind-the-scenes look at the the making of the album and a glimpse frontman Kevin Parker’s creative process. It’s amazing how less than two minutes of video can build so much excitement. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

If you’ve ever wanted to put Nick Cave in your pocket, now’s your chance! LA-based toy company Plasticgod will release six different variations of a mini-figurine based on the iconic frontman, each named after a different song of his. Just check out the detail in the “Red Right Hand” model! Each lil’ guy will setRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest indie icons Modest Mouse go medieval in the clip for “The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box,” a highlight from their latest full-length Strangers to Ourselves. In the video, frontman Isaac Brock portrays a maniacal ruler in a post-apocalyptic world, with a dagger for a microphone and a broken lightbulb for a scepter.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Electronic singer-songwriter and producer, Santigold has shared her contribution for the upcoming film Paper Towns soundtrack. It’s a bright and catchy pop track that’s perfect for summer. The soundtrack drops on July 10 and features music from Son Luxxe, HAIM, The War on Drugs, Twin Shadow, and more. [SPIN]

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Monday Music News

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys shares a new track from his side project The Arcs: stream the song “Outta My Mind” below, which will be released on 7″ on July 7th. Hopefully side A and side B will tide you over for the summer: The Arcs’ debut album Yours, Dreamily doesn’t hit stores untilRead more…

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Friday Music News

Damon Albarn, of Blur and the Gorillaz, is bringing Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland into the tech world in his new musical Wonder.land. The story follows a girl named Aly looking for solace in an online game called Alice after being bullied at school. Albarn wrote the music, with lyrics by actor and directorRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst’s old band Desaparecidos stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers in support of their sophomore release (and first new release in 13 years) Payola. Watch them rip through the track “City on the Hill,” and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. Desaparecidos stop byRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Has it really been 20 years? Scottish post-punk band Mogwai celebrate two decades as a band with the retrospective collection Central Belters, a box set of hits and rarities available as a three-CD or six-LP. As an example of the goods, today they share a video for an 18-year-old track “Helicon 1″ (aka “New PathsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On September 11, Minnesota band Low will release their 11th studio album, Ones and Sixes via Sub Pop. The album was co-produced by the band and BJ Burton at Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s studio in Wisconsin. Listen to the record’s first single “No Comprende” below. [CoS]

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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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