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Monday Music News

The legacy of Kurt Cobain was clearly on a lot of people’s minds this weekend on the 20th anniversary of his death. At Saturday night’s show at The Riviera in Chicago, St. Vincent paid her own tribute with a cover of Nirvana‘s “Lithium” -- watch below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Glasgow synthpop band Chvrches delivered a brilliant cover of Lorde’s newest hit “Team” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. Lauren Mayberry’s bright vocals turn the song into a more blithe and airy version than the original. Below, you can watch their entire radio session. Jump to 3:44 for their “Team” cover. [CoS]

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Wednesday Music News

New York duo Phantogram are releasing their sophomore album, Voices, on February 18th via Republic Records, but you can listen to it now via NPR. NPR notes, “Voices is the sound of a band at ease and assured in its moment, as it seizes every scrap of momentum it’s created for itself.” [NPR]

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Thursday Music News

Hometown heroes The Head and the Heart appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform the track “Another Story,” from their most recent release, Let’s Be Still. Watch below: [Under the Radar]

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Album Review: Warpaint - Warpaint

If their lyrics give any sense of how tough the ladies of Warpaint are, the Los Angeles quartet aren’t a band so much as they are a gang. Not in the organized crime sense, but in the “don’t mess with us” sense. Case in point: On “Elephants”, the second track on the band’s 2008 debutRead more...

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Out This Week 1/21

2014 is off to a great start for new music! Highlights include the long-awaited sophomore release from LA band Warpaint. KEXP Music Director, Don Yates, declares it a “more subtle and minimalist take on the band’s brooding dream-pop, featuring a dark, atmospheric sound with swirling guitars and keyboards, prominent bass lines, hypnotic rhythms and etherealRead more...

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Friday Music News

Daft Punk‘s new video for Random Access Memories track “Instant Crush” shows that even inanimate object can have their own tragic love story. A museum mannequin was sculpted into Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas likeness by Tony Gardener, the makeup artist behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

For those who didn’t get their Coachella fix this year (or didn’t get tickets to next year’s fest), festival promoter Goldenvoice has a solution: the S.S. Coachella. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in December, the ship sails to the Bahamas and Jamaica, and while in transit, the cruise will host performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,Read more...

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Bumbershoot 2011, Sunday: Warpaint

LA female quartet Warpaint played a dusk set full of stellar percussion (lots of offbeat snare and polyrhythm) and hypnotizing, swirling three and sometimes four-part harmonies. There is something about a band that has multiple talented musicians that can all sing - it makes for an awesome spectacle. Warpaint is part of the goth-tinged new-wave-yRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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