Tag Archives: Bloc Party

Tuesday Music News

As promised, Benjamin Gibbard will support his forthcoming solo debut, Forever Lives (out October 16th through Barsuk), with a brief solo tour this fall. Gibbard, who is currently playing shows in Japan with Death Cab For Cutie, will start the tour in Big Sur, CA on September 26th and cover the eastern United States beforeRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth has joined the black metal band Twilight and will help record their next album. Guitarist and vocalist Blake Judd has been a long time fan of Moore’s work and has stated his excitement in several interviews. No dates have yet been announced for when the record is due out, butRead more…

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Monday Music News

Indie rock/hip-hop duo Matt and Kim locked themselves in their home studio this past winter to watch an excessive amount of Game of Thrones / Downton Abbey.  Oh, and of course, to work on their upcoming fall release, Lightning, which, today, has just seen its first single, “Let’s Go,” released today on both Soundcloud and iTunes.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Four years after his last album, Baltimore electronic musician/live tour de force Dan Deacon is releasing a new long-player, America, on August 28th on Domino Records. “Lots”, the noisy and raucous third track on the album is now available for streaming and download at his website. Although Deacon has sporadic festival dates in North AmericaRead more…

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Music News: New Bloc Party Album Due This Year

Good news, Bloc Party fans. The band has announced it will release a new album in 2012, and front man Kele Okereke will indeed be back on the mic. In an interview Tuesday with Britain’s Radio 1, Okereke revealed that he and his bandmates (Russell Lissack, Gordon Moakes and Matt Tong), who took a time-outRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The music world may have seemingly stood still in Austin all week, but the news never stops. Neither do the losses caused by a down market. Good ol’ Ticketmaster is down $1 billion — just in the fourth quarter. Billboard reports the reason for the lofty loss is due to taking an impairment charge, aRead more…

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