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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile announce joint LP

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are following up their 2015 albums — Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit and B'lieve I’m Goin Down..., respectively — with a joint record out later this year. Songs from the project will be played on their upcoming tour together, where they’ll be... Continue reading

Fleet Foxes' New Song “If You Need To, Keep Time on Me”

On June 16, Fleet Foxes will release Crack-up, their new album. Previously heard: “Fool’s Errand” and “First of May / ?daigahara”. Continue reading

New Music: Zola Jesus, Death From Above, Alvvays, Avey Tare, Sheer Mag, Torres

Zola Jesus is back with “Exhumed” from her new album, Okovi (the title is a Slavic word for “shackles”). It’s out September 8. The LP is her first since 2014’s Taiga. Pre-order it here.Zola Jesus, Okovi:01 Doma02 Exhumed03 Soak04 Ash to Bone05 Witness06 Siphon07 Veka08 Wiseblood09 NMO10... Continue reading

Review: Alt-J, Relaxer

For the past 5 years, Alt-J (or ?, if you prefer) has functioned as a bridge of sorts, a pipeline between oddball musical ideas suited for indieheads and something more aspiring. To date, it has manifested as a sort of malfunctioning pop ambition, captured by their two largest singles... Continue reading

Todd Terje returns with the epic "Maskindans"

Todd Terje has released the first track from his still-untitled followup to 2014’s tremendous It’s Album Time. The new track, “Maskindans”, is apparently a “cover version” of an 80s dance track of the same name. Terje even got the original artist, Det Glyne Triangel, to lay down a new vocal track... Continue reading

Phoenix share new song "Goodbye Soleil"

Phoenix have a new album called Ti Amo coming out on June 9 and they’ve released a third song from it called “Goodbye Soleil”. They’ve previously shared the title track and first single “J-Boy”. Continue reading

Radiohead's "I Promise" video from OKNOTOK

Radiohead have shared a previously unreleased track from the OK Computer sessions called “I Promise”. It will appear on the upcoming reissue, OKNOTOK. Watch its new video below. Continue reading

Amazing Songs: The War on Drugs, "Holding On"

Change communicates value in a way that isn’t always conducive to creativity. Guns N Roses didn’t need to change, and when they did it was awful. Critics told The Strokes to change then punished them when they did. God himself doesn’t even change — check out Malachi 3:6. Adam Granduciel has built a... Continue reading

Amazing Songs: Selena Gomez, "Bad Liar"

Nothing beats a nice build up. Rising action, tension, foreplay, all make the eventual goal taste that much sweeter when finally reached. As winter fades from memory and spring goes into full swing, the onset of summer sticks to the air like lake effect humidity, sending one shivering with an - ti... Continue reading

Lorde shares new song "Perfect Places"

Lorde channels Taylor Swift’s 1989 with the latest track from Melodrama, “Perfect Places”. The new song follows the singles “Green Light” and “Liability”. Lorde has also premiered tracks called “Homemade Dynamite” and “Sober” at recent shows. Melodrama is out June 16. Listen to... Continue reading

The War on Drugs announce new album A Deeper Understanding, share new song "Holding On"

After returning on Record Store Day with the crystalline “Thinking of a Place”, The War on Drugs have announced their followup to 2014‘s excellent Lost in the Dream. It’s called A Deeper Understanding and it’s out August 25. The band has also shared another taste from the album, “Holding... Continue reading

Arcade Fire announce new album Everything Now

Yesterday, Arcade Fire started selling a 12" single at Primavera Sound containing a new song called “Everything Now” and its instrumental. The song is now available at the streaming services. Hear it from Spotify below. Check it out at Apple Music here. It was produced by Daft Punk’s Thomas... Continue reading

Review: Lil Yachty, Teenage Emotions

Had Lil Yachty risen in the 1980s, back when parents spent most of their time playing their kids’ records backwards, he might have caused moral pandemonium. The 19-year-old Atlanta MC calls himself “King of the Teens,” samples Rugrats and Super Mario in his work, explicitly orients his music... Continue reading

23 Must See Acts at Primavera Sound 2017

Year after year, Primavera Sound continues to offer the most varied and well-stacked line up in the world. With its beautiful backdrop of the Parc del Forum in Barcelona and its diverse venues it is easy to understand why established talent, rapidly ascending acts, and hidden gems continue to flock... Continue reading

New LCD Soundsystem LP Out Soon

An update from LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy: the band’s long-awaited new album could be out as soon as six weeks. That’s “the very fastest... but it will likely be longer than that.” Addressing the album’s delay—LCD Soundsystem album was originally expected last year—Murphy said that... Continue reading

Review: The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: Anniversary Edition

Critics of all stripes love analogies. We use them, too often and crutch-like, for rhetorical support. A waggish film critic once, in jest, took the practice to its logical extreme and called Citizen Kane, “the Citizen Kane of movies.” Well-deserved mockery aside, certain monuments tower high... Continue reading

The National share new song “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness”

The National have returned with the first single from their upcoming album, Sleep Well Beast. It’s called “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness”, and it comes with a drone-shot music video directed by Casey Reas. You can watch it below.The National also detailed their new album, offering... Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar remixes Future's "Mask Off"

Future has shared this new Kendrick Lamar remix of his hit “Mask Off”, effectively extending its shelf-life through the summer. The track was first premiered at Coachella, and then “The Breakfast Club”. It’s now available on Apple Music and iTunes. Listen below. Continue reading

Caribou announces new Daphni album

Dan Snaith aka Caribou aka Daphni has announced a new album, Fabriclive 93. The album is out July 21 and will feature 23 unreleased tracks and 4 remixes. Daphni has released the first taste from the album, “Face to Face”. You can listen below. Keep scrolling for the new album’s full... Continue reading

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