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Wednesday Music News

Kurt Vile does a surprising cover of “Down In It” by Nine Inch Nails for A.V. Club – while the pairing seems totally odd the result actually works well as a Vile/Reznor hybrid. Where Reznor’s original felt like a something from a 90s action sci-fi movie, Vile’s take is fuzzier and has a slightly psychedelicRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last year Frankie Rose, formerly of the dream pop bands Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls, stepped into her own solo career and released her breezy debut album, Interstellar. This September she will follow it up with Herein Wild and today we have the first single to sink our teeth into. “Sorrow” is an effervescent, glitteringRead more…

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Monday Music News

News of the The Postal Service‘s reissue and tour have been circulating for a few days now, as well as news that they would be releasing two unreleased tracks – and now we have the first of the two – “A Tattered Line of String.” Featuring Jenny Lewis as backing vocals, the new track isRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night Tame Impala performed “Elephant” off their sophomore masterpiece, Lonerism, on Late Night with Jools Holland. In short, it’s a stunning performance. The Perth band sounds at the top of their game and supremely confident. The glam-rock strut of “Elephant” is perfectly matched by the show’s lighting and direction–check out the performance below. TameRead more…

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Live Review: Georgia Anne Muldrow @ Bumbershoot 9/5

Sunday 4pm Fisher Green Stage Possibly the coolest husband and wife team in hip hop since Abba, Georgia Anne Muldrow and partner MC/husband/producer Declaime aka Dudley Perkins deal in spiritually charged, experimental neo-soul-blip-hop that pairs the beat patterns of J Dilla and Flying Lotus with avant-garde raps and soaring, free-form vocals. From the moment theyRead more…

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