Tag Archives: The Weeknd

Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells new album won’t be out for a few more days, but today you can stream the entire 10-song collection on Rolling Stone. Bitter Rivals has a beat-heavy and polished sound that really makes this album a standout. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Bassist Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the band announced today on their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pixiesofficial?rf=106226122747445) page. “We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years,” the statement read. “Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her placeRead more...

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Friday Music News

Chelsea Light Moving have shared a new video for their hardcore, psychedelic rock song “Lip.” This happens to be the bands first ever music video and it looks like they chose to make a bit of a political statement. The track sounds like a rebel’s anthem, so it’s very fitting that it features riots andRead more...

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Thursday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Thee Oh Sees released their cover of the Velvet Underground‘s “European Son” for the upcoming Velvet Underground & Nico 45th anniversary box set put out by Castle Face that will be released on November 6th. Remember the 6th of November because if John Dwyer, White Fence, Ty Segall, and The Fresh & Onlys have anythingRead more...

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Friday Music News

photo credit: Gregory A. Perez

Shortly after we posted yesterday’s music news, Pitchfork reported that Arcade Fire are currently working on a follow-up to 2010′s The Suburbs. In an interview with CKCU 93.1, a radio station in his native Ottawa, drummer Jeremy Gara stated that the band has spent the last several months “just working on music and growing beardsRead more...

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Friday Music News

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been mostly quiet since the legendary alternative rock pioneers disbanded last year, but he’s broken that silence in a loud way this morning. “10 Million BC”, the first taste of his forthcoming solo album, was premiered this morning, and it sounds like nothing Buck has ever done, R.E.M. orRead more...

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Monday Music News

Today on the Midday Show, Cheryl waters premiered the title track to the forthcoming album by The Walkmen (due June 5). If you missed it or want to listen to it again, here’s “Heaven”: The Temper Trap’s self-titled second studio album will be out a couple weeks earlier, on May 21, , but you canRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has partnered with Minneapolis-based rap artist Astronautilis. What began as a casual artistic endeavor resulted in a weekend-long recording session, and ultimately, enough material for an album. No word on the album’s title or release date, but it will be released by Vernon’s own label, Chigliak Records. Hip-hop soul benefactor Abel Tesfaye of bandRead more...

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Album Review: The Weeknd - Echoes of Silence

Do yourself a favor and download this album. Here, it’s free. And while you are at it, go ahead and download Thursday and House of Balloons off of the website too. Just click that little arrow to the right of the album art. They are all free, and they are all really, really good. BeforeRead more...

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