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Friday Music News

Happy New Year! Last night, Kendrick Lamar decided to end 2015 with a 7-minute short film called God Is Gangsta. It features tracks from his acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly, “u” and “For Sale? (Interlude).” Watch Kendrick rap and go clubbing in Paris below. [Pitchfork]

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Midnight in a Perfect World: no rome

no rome is the alias of Filipino bedroom musician Rome Gomez. Based in Manila, the young artist has showcased a brilliant fusion of electronic-pop, shoegaze, and R&B with an emotional, kinetic touch on his new Hurry Home & Rest EP as well as an array of stand-alone singles, gaining a growing fanbase and the co-signRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/5

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, October 5th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Eagles of Death Metal The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Super-duo EL VY (that’s Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Ramona Falls/Menomena) made their television debut last night on Conan. Watch those two (backed by Wye Oak’s Andy Stack on drums) perform the title track from their forthcoming full-length album, Return to the Moon, out October 30th on 4AD. KEXP presents ELRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

New Order have shared the first taste of their upcoming album, Music Complete, their first without former bassist Peter Hook. “Restless” follows the tried-and-true formula of an instant classic. It’s a bright song with an addictive hook that will stay with you all day. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Next month, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art will open an interactive exhibit celebrating Icelandic songstress Björk. The retrospective, which runs until June, will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” Below, she’s shared a brief, yet very intense, look at the exhibit called “Black Lace.” [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Stroke’s frontman Julian Casabanca‘s new album, Tyranny, is now available to stream in its entirety. This is the first album with Casabanca’s backing band The Voidz, and they’ve described their new material as “an in-between area in music that hasn’t been explored.” Listen, below. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Cold War Kids have announced the October 27 release of their upcoming fifth studio album Hold My Home. This is the band’s album and was produced by Matt & Kim producer Lars Volta. They’ve also shared the album track “First,” which features all the elements of a great,Read more…

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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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