Author Archives: Jasmine Albertson

Wednesday Music News

Arcade Fire have been touring behind their latest album Everything Now, released earlier this summer. At some of those shows, including Lollapalooza, they’ve covered John Lennon’s 1973 song “Mind Games.” They’ve now done an official studio recording of the cover for the latest installment in the Spotify Singles series. The cover is relatively straightforward, with an added signatureRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Nashville’s Mackenzie Scott, known musically as Torres, is gearing up to release her first album for 4AD called Three Futures. So far, we’ve heard “Skim” and the title track, and today she’s shared “Helen In The Woods.” The single comes with a slightly creepy, deranged video directed by Ashley Connor with the spotlight on Scott.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Björk has shared the enchantingly vivid video for recently-released single “The Gate” off her forthcoming full-length Utopia. Directed by frequent artistic collaborator Andrew Thomas Huang, the clip features the Icelandic songstress in a custom Gucci gown by by Alessandro Michele (who also collaborated in creative direction for the video) that took approximately 550 hours to make, and anRead more…

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Friday Music News

Björk‘s new “Tinder album” is on its way and we finally have a taste of what it might sound like with lead single “The Gate.” The storyline of the song picks up where Vulnicura left off, with Björk healing from the heartbreak of the dissolution of her 13-year relationship. “My healed chest wound/Transformed into a gate,” sheRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Grant Hart, drummer , songwriter, and co-lead singer for the influential rock band Hüsker Dü, has died. He was 56 years old. The cause of death has not been announced, but he had reportedly been fighting cancer. Bob Mould confirmed the news via Facebook. The Minneapolis band was formed in 1979 by Hart, Mould, and bassistRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins has passed away at the age of 28. As we reported back in December 2016, Zazu was diagnosed with cervical cancer just one week after finishing her final tour with Those Darlins. In a statement on the band’s Facebook page, her bandmate Linwood Regensburg reports: “She maintained a sense ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Radiohead recently released a 20th-anniversary reissue of OK Computer called OKNOTOK. A lot of excitement surrounded the inclusion of three previously unreleased tracks, one of those being a fan-favorite that the band had played a number of times live but had never released a studio version of, called “Lift.” Today we now have visuals toRead more…

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Monday Music News

Soul legend Mavis Staples has announced a new album called If All I Was Was Black. The album was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, a regular collaborator with Staples since 2010. The title track has been shared, as well as the cover art and tracklist. Tweedy said of the political messages within the album, “I’ve alwaysRead more…

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Friday Music News

Charlotte Gainsbourg has announced that she will release her first album in seven years in November. Called Rest, Gainsbourg has released the album’s title track as well as a teaser for its accompanying music video, which she directed herself. In a statement, Gainsbourg says that Lars Von Trier, her director in Nymphomaniac, Melancholia, and Antichrist, encouraged her to direct theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Natalie Mering, better known as Weyes Blood, has had a busy year. She released her latest (and very good) LP Front Row Seat To Earth late last year and followed that up a few months later with a collaborative EP with Ariel Pink called Myths 002. Next on her agenda is a 7″ of two coversRead more…

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