Tag Archives: Karen O

Friday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O has shared “I Shall Rise.” her contribution to the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider. It builds steady into a forceful and empowering anthem. Karen O herself calls the song her version of Gloria Gaynor’s classic “I Will Survive.” Check it out below. [Stereogum] Grimes is gearing up forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss her new memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. Watch their chat below. In an extra backstage clip, Brownstein also talked about her “love” of traditional English folk ballads, like the song “The Hunter and His Pallid Bride” which sheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only 73 seconds long, but this mini-trailer has us very excited for the eagerly-awaited sophomore release from UK group Savages. In the clip, none other than Henry Rollins (??!!) reads from Phyllis Rose’s Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker In Her Time as new music from the band plays in the background. The album is scheduledRead more…

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Friday Music News

TV on the Radio producer Dave Sitek has shared a new song, the first since 2010, under his Maximum Balloon moniker. “Let It Grow,” is a bright collaboration with his fellow TV on the Radio bandmate Tunde Adebimpe and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O. Listen below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O teamed up with Google to create a new original song to celebrate groundbreaking female journalist, Nellie Bly’s 151st birthday. Karen O’s short track is accompanied by an adorable and educational Google doodle. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O has released her new live album, Live From Crush Palace, a week early exclusively on Spotify. The album features live recording from her Crush album as well as a live version of the Oscar nominated “Moon Song.” Check out the playlist below. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

The Mountain Goats have announced a new release today: Beat the Champ, a concept album about pro-wrestling. In a press release, frontman John Darnielle writes, “It is, as any fan of the band will expect, a heartbreaking and heartreviving album about imperfect people described perfectly, with melodies that will stay with you for days.” ToRead more…

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Out This Week 9/9

Indicators of Autumn: cooler weather, it’s getting darker outside earlier, and the new releases list is getting more robust! Just look at this week’s list. We get the long-awaited new album from Interpol. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes, the “New York-born band’s fifth album (and first without bassist Carlos Dengler) is a rock-solid return-to-formRead more…

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Friday Music News

Shortly after their KEXP in-studio session on The Morning Show, Alt-J stopped off at the Late Show with David Letterman for a performance of their bluesy-track “Left Hand Free.” The UK group release their sophomore album, This Is All Yours, on September 22nd via Warner Music, and will be stopping by The Paramount Theatre inRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Adorable Aussie Courtney Barnett stopped by The AV Club recently for a stab at their “Undercover” series, where bands cover songs from a predetermined list. Watch her and the Courtney Barnetts (yes, that’s her band’s name) tackle the ’90s anthem “Cannonball” by The Breeders. They’ll be back in the States soon, playing Friday, October 31stRead more…

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