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R.I.P. Malcolm Young of AC/DC

Malcolm Young, co-founder and guitarist for influential rock band AC/DC, has passed away at the age of 64. Young had been battling dementia for several years. A statement on the band’s website reports he “passed away peacefully with his family by his bedside.” On Facebook, his younger brother and fellow band member Angus writes: WithRead more…

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Friday Music News

St. Vincent has unveiled the video for MASSEDUCTION highlight track “Pills.” Following in the vein of her previous visuals for “New York” and “Los Ageless,” the video is a brightly colored, high fashion affair. Director Philippa Price focuses on a slew of model-appearing women making mannequin-like movements while popping pills. The song features Annie Clark’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Alt-J have shared an incredibly cinematic video for “Pleader,” off their latest album Relaxer, released back in June. Directed by Isaiah Seret, the exact plot is difficult to derive but according to the band: “When we set out to make a video for ‘Pleader,’ Joe sent the following one-line brief to director Isaiah Seret: ‘a Welsh mining loveRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

A brand new song from Björk has emerged called “Blissing Me,” along with a video premiered via Amazon Music UK. The song recounts the story of Björk and a fellow “music nerd” crush “sending each other MP3s, falling in love to a song,” according to the lyrics. It’s a beautiful change after 2015’s heartbreaking album Vulnicura, focused on the dissolution of her 13-yearRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Australian psych band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard set a lofty goal at the beginning of the year to release five albums this year and by George, they just may do it. So far they’ve released three: Flying Microtonal Banana, Murder of the Universe, and Sketches of Brunswick East. Today they’ve announced the fourth, Polygondawanaland,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Beach Slang either have terrible luck or are possibly not very good at locking up their equipment. The band announced today that they were, once again, robbed. The unfortunate event happened right here, in Seattle, after their November 11 show at Chop Suey. Their brief statement on Facebook reads: “OUR VAN & TRAILER WERE STOLEN LAST NIGHT.Read more…

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Friday Music News

The National gave Brussels a treat last night by performing their beloved fourth studio album Boxer in its entirety for the first time ever. The band just wrapped up a European tour behind their latest album Sleep Well Beast, with Brussels as their final stop. Boxer celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this year. The album hasRead more…

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R.I.P. Fred Cole

Portland musician and punk rock icon Fred Cole of Dead Moon and Pierced Arrows passed away last night, November 9, after a battle with cancer. The news was confirmed today by Empty Records co-founder Meghan Smith in the Dead Moon fan club Facebook group. You can read Smith’s full message below. I’m so sorry to have to let you knowRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Wilco are about to release reissues of their first two albums, 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s Being There. On both reissues are unreleased tracks and today we’ve received one from the Being There sessions called “Dynamite My Soul.” The acoustic track features vocals from frontman Jeff Tweedy and his acoustic guitar. The band previously shared “MyrnaRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

North Carolina’s Superchunk have announced a new album called What a Time to Be Alive (not be confused the Drake and Future collaborative album of the same title). They’ve also shared the album’s first single and title track. Frontman Mac McCaughan said of the political messages within new album: “The album is about a lot ofRead more…

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