Tag Archives: Interpol

In Stores Now 8/21

Brooklyn-bred band Grizzly Bear return with their fifth LP, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “an adventurous set of densely layered and intricately arranged prog-pop, featuring a punchier, more beat-driven sound to more forcefully drive home the band’s dark, imagistic lyrics of decay and alienation.” Long-running Madison, WI-based group Rainer Maria return withRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Local hip-hop heroes Shabazz Palaces have been slowly rolling out single after single from their two forthcoming albums Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines for the past couple of months. So far they’ve shared “Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac),” “Since C.A.Y.A.” (which features Thundercat), and “When Cats Claw,” from Born on aRead more…

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Monday Music News

Father John Misty shares a new track today — stream the standalone single “Pure Comedy” below, an apt look at the world today, and, as he sings, whether now’s the time to bring a kid into the world or not. Director Matthew Daniel Siskin drives the message home with this collage-style video, punctuated with animatedRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Wilco‘s surprise release of Star Wars (voted #15 in KEXP’s Top Albums of 2015 countdown), and to celebrate, the band have done another surprise release. Check out the single “Locator” below, which you can download for free in exchange for an email address. Happy anniversary, Star Wars! (Watch theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Surprise! Baltimore duo Wye Oak have sprung an EP on us titled Tween, out now digitally and available physically on August 5th via Merge Records. The title reflects the contents: via a press release, they explain the songs “don’t make sense for album number five,” but “just because they don’t belong there doesn’t mean theyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Sub Pop Records artist Kyle Craft gets dolled up in the video for “Eye of a Hurricane,” a single from his debut Dolls of Highland. Craft explains the concept via a press release: “One of my roommates had his annual drag birthday get together and it seemed like the story would sort of write itselfRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Luminescent UK singer/songwriter Laura Marling shares a video today for the track “Gurdjieff’s Daughter” off her stunning new release, Short Movie. The clip was shot in Marling’s East Los Angeles home, and features cameos from Vampire Weekend guitarist Rostam Batmanglij and musician Jonathan Wilson, just to name a few. Short Movie is out now viaRead more…

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Album Review: Big Noble – First Light

Twelve years ago, a New York band called Interpol released a song called “NYC“. The third track on the band’s debut LP Turn on the Bright Lights and the song that makes reference of the album’s title within, it’s the first of many emotional high points on the record. But more importantly, it’s a distinctRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you weren’t one of the lucky few to get into Tuesday’s Death Cab for Cutie show, you can now watch videos of the legendary locals performing three new tracks below, via Revolt.tv. The not-so-secret show at The Crocodile sold out in 15 seconds, and was the band’s first public performance without founding member ChrisRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Decemberists shared an artsy, lyric video for their latest track, “The Wrong Year.” It’s a charming folk song, complete with descriptive lyrics and a stunning string section. Their upcoming album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, will be out on January 20. Local band Dude York just premiered a new video forRead more…

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