Tag Archives: Xiu Xiu

Out This Week 12/3

As the days get shorter, so do our lists of new releases, but don’t give up on 2013 just yet. You may need to revise your own Top Ten list of 2013 after you consider some of the new releases hitting record store shelves today. A definite contender: Purgatory/Paradise by Throwing Muses, their first albumRead more...

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Friday Music News

Canadian electric duo Purity Ring have taken on the challenge of remixing Lady Gaga’s underwhelming single “Applause.” Their version’s pounding chorus is sure to take dance clubs by storm, which is Gaga’s perfect niche. This remix really deserves the applause. [SPIN]

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Monday Music News

King Khan and the Shrines are back at it again - this time with track “Born To Die” and a string of show dates! Supposedly about the “state of the world we live in today” the upcoming album is a psychedelically exciting as you would expect from a band that jams as hard as theRead more...

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony -- yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more...

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006′s acclaimed Silent Shout - despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album -- but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more...

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Thursday News Conglomeration

Following up their recent reunion show as Nudedragons at the Showbox and now their performance this month at Lollapalooza, Soundgarden are set to release Telephantasm: A Retrospective on September 28, and yesterday they revealed their first new single since 1997: “Black Rain,” an outtake from the Badmotorfinger sessions. Rumors are that they’re in the studioRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sometimes the best gifts come in large, multi-men packages. Broken Social Scene and their hairy harem are working on a new album with famed producer and Tortoise/ The Sea and Cake member, John McEntire. If you want to catch a glimpse of the guys, you can find ‘em at Soma Electronic Music Studio in ChicagoRead more...

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