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Video Roundup: Earth Day 2013 Playlist

Preceding the mass media’s adoption of the “green” movement by almost forty years, Earth Day celebrates and demonstrates support for environmental protection. Now in its 43rd year, the initially proposed date for the internationally-observed holiday was March 21 - the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere - but the established date was chosenRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis just released the official music video for “Can’t Hold Us” featuring Ray Dalton. Watch it now: One album we still can’t get over from last year is Parquet Courts Light Up Gold - the Brooklyn punk that came from the melding of members of Fergus & Geronimo and Teenage Cool Kids. NoiseyRead more...

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Monday Music News

Minneapolis band Poliça released their single “Tiff” from their upcoming album, and the song features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. The track a synth pop dream - darkly lit by the echos of Vernon’s voice in the background. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Chvrches have a lovely roller rink video for their song “Now is Not The Time.” Where previous roller rink videos might focus on the retro dress or mad tricks, Chvrches instead lets the lights play while skaters circle like ghosts and their synth pop song sweetly fills the cavernous space. You can also hear theirRead more...

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Friday Music News

While in New York last night, Vampire Weekend performed three new songs, for Canada’s QTV show, from their upcoming Modern Vampires in the City album. Individual live recordings aren’t available yet but you can watch the entire show below. If you want to skip ahead “Diane Young” starts around the 6:20 mark, followed by aRead more...

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Thursday Music News

While the official website remains mum about Lollapalooza 2013 lineup confirmations, rumors and confirmations as to who will play the Chicago music festival are popping up every day. But now the artists have started confirming appearances themselves, and it looks like the headliners this year will be The Postal Service, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, and TheRead more...

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Monday Music News

Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co. and Songs: Ohia has passed away. Sadly, Molina died on Saturday as a result of organ failure. According to his family, he had been in and out of rehab due to his struggle with alcoholism since 2011. His final release was last summer’s Autumn Bird Songs. It is alwaysRead more...

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Music News Monday

Thom Yorke, of Radiohead and Atoms of Peace, and producer Nigel Godrich recently delivered a two-hour song set for Radio 1′s Essential Mix. The mix also includes a new, unreleased Radiohead song called “Harmonics Loop”. You can stream the entire mix HERE, but lucky for us, one YouTube user pulled the new song for easyRead more...

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Monday Music News

It just might be impossible for the current rulers of glossy reverb to create something that’s not beautiful - Beach House‘s “Forever Still” short film is amazing. Shot in and around Tornillo, TX, where they recorded Bloom, the video follows them through four songs from sunset to sunrise, surrounded by the devastatingly beautiful landscape ofRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Vampire Weekend have officially announced their third LP will be released in early May on XL. A new live song has surfaced online called Arms, which you can stream below. There’s no confirmation, but it’s likey that “Arms” and the new song “Unbelievers” they played live on Kimmel, will be on the third LP. [Stereogum]Read more...

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