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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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Tuesday Music News

In Purity Ring‘s new video for “Lofticries” characters are faced with surreal moments of death and unreality - and react with stoicism. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized‘s “Hey Jane” video, the camera sticks close behind the characters as they encounter everything from a body laying in shallow water, a glowing hearse inRead more...

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Out This Week 11/13

Hardly a season goes by without some sort of release from Robert Pollard or his reunited band Guided by Voices, and among the highlights of this week’s list of new releases is the third GBV album of 2012. So what makes this so special? Our Music Director, Don Yates, thinks it might be “the strongestRead more...

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Friday Music News

photo by Gregory A. Perez

Good news for Death Cab for Cutie fans: this coming January, Artist in Residence will reissue the band’s ¬†early work in a limited edition vinyl collection. The autographed, cloth-bound box sets will include You Can Play These Songs with Cords, Something About Airplanes, We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes, the Forbidden Love EP,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Although there were some other things going on last night, NME released an excerpt of a new interview with My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields where he revealed not only that the band’s long-gestating third LP is due by the end of 2012, but also that he’s prepping a subsequent EP of new material, andRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After the departure of cellist Ali Lawn earlier this year, Ra Ra Riot continued onward and have now announced the release of their third record, Beta Love. Their first record without Lawn, Beta Love (out January 22 through Barsuk) will be supported with a tour that runs across both coasts that runs from January toRead more...

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Monday Music News

The forever punk garage rockers of FIDLAR released a brash and energetic new track from their upcoming LP yesterday: “White on White”. They’ve been on tour with this material for the past few months, alongside other KEXP favorites The Hives and Jeff the Brotherhood (In-studio on October 14th), so it might not seem new. Stereogum’sRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Without much notice or fanfare, SBTRKT has released another new track on his Soundcloud account. The newest surprise song, “Terminal”, follows the late-July release of the track “Gloss“. There’s no word on whether or not these tracks will feature on an upcoming release. Listen to “Terminal” below.

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Friday Music News

A.C. Newman has released another track from his forthcoming solo album Shut Down The Streets due out October 9 via Matador. The track, titled “Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns,” features Newman’s fellow New Pornographer Neko Case on backing vocals resulting in a super clean indie-pop song sounding much like their other work, which is not atRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+Read more...

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