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Album Review: James Blake – Overgrown

In only a few quick years, James Blake‘s name and reputation have grown exponentially. Back in 2010, he pioneered the “post-dubstep” genre (consisting of pretty much just him back then) with the much-loved CMYK EP. His mixture of jazz, soul, and bassy undertones made for a rich and unique listening experience unlike anything else onRead more…

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Out This Week 4/9

To call James Blake‘s second LP “greatly anticipated” may be a bit of an overstatement, but only because it’s been hardly two months that we’ve even known that a new album would be available some time this year. Despite the short time to process the news, fans certainly were eager to hear what the angelicallyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Humming computer drawn lines mimic the synth and steady vocals in Liars‘ video for “The Exact Color of Doubt” off their 2012 album WIXIW. 3-d faces appear distorted and shimmering, floating in a black background throughout the song, while the lyrics confess “I’ll always be your friend” – it’s a beautiful video for a songRead more…

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Monday Music News

In honor of the late Jason Molina, Graveface Records has announced the release of a tribute album (due out on April 23). Weary Engine Blues has an impressive roster of singer/songwriters -including John Vanderslice, Will Oldham (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy), Phil Elverum (The Microphones), Mark Kozelek, and many more. All of the profits made from theRead more…

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Friday Music News

The Strokes have unveiled the video for their new single “All The Time”. If you just barely follow the band then I bet you’ve heard how they are prone to long, random breaks. We had to wait five years for the 2011 album Angels, so it’s no wonder fans are thrilled to have another collectionRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you’re a fan of Twin Peaks, Tim & Eric, and Beach House you are in for a treat this morning. Yep, that’s Ray Wise riding a majestic stallion in the photo above. It’s a screenshot from the new Eric Wareheim-directed video for Beach House’s “Wishes”. Wise lip syncs the song at a futuristic sportsRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you’ve been missing Karen O and all her crazy costumed amazing-ness – Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally released a single from their upcoming album Mosquito on Zane Lowe on BBC 1. “Sacrilege” features a full gospel choir near the end and is sure to satisfy all those lovers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs previous danceableRead 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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New Music: James Blake – Retrograde

This week, he does it again. The moment you think you’ve finally pinned down James Blake, he’ll give you the slip and turn the tables upside down again. Blake is no chameleon – he doesn’t change based on his surroundings or to try and fit in with any particular scene. Rather, he’s stayed on theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Atoms for Peace‘s Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich will mark the release of their new album, Amok, with a brief series of shows. The duo will take on London, Berlin, and New York in the coming weeks to perform DJ sets along with special guests like Actress, Throwing Snow, Shed, and Anstam. Pitchfork has theRead more…

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