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Q&A: Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher On Grief, Religion, And His Band’s New Album

Sorority Noise's intentions have transformed drastically since the project began in 2013. "We started as a joke," Cameron Boucher says, before quickly acknowledging how dramatic that statement sounds when said out loud. But the band's earliest releases do have a levity to them, and the songs on their first few EPs and their 2014 debut,…

Hater – “Cry Later”

Swedish indie-pop quartet Hater have already stunned us twice, first with the softly radiant "Mental Haven," and then with the punchier "Had It All." Their debut album, You Tried, is out next month, and today they've released another single showing off their range and consistency. "Cry Later" dials up some of the grittier elements of…

Stream A Previously Unreleased Demo Of Fleetwood Mac’s “Seven Wonders”

Fleetwood Mac are continuing their string of reissues with one for Tango In The Night later this year, which will be released right around when the album turns 30. The deluxe edition contains a number of previously unreleased recordings, and today the band has shared an early version of "Seven Wonders," which is a bit…

Watch Abi Reimold Play New Song “Workshop” For Little Elephant Live Session

Abi Reimold's debut full-length, Wriggling, was one of the best albums from last year, and the Philadelphia musician is currently working on its follow-up. In the summer, she shared a live performance video of a new track called "Stars," and today another new song called "Workshop" makes its debut via a Little Elephant live session.

The Shins – “Mildenhall”

Next month, James Mercer's Shins will return with Heartworms, their first album since 2012's Port Of Morrow. We've posted the early tracks "Dead Alive" and "Name For You." And earlier today, as Pitchfork points out, Zane Lowe debuted a new one, an amiable half-acoustic ramble called "Mildenhall," on Beats 1 Radio. Check it out below.

Flume – “Enough” (Feat. Pusha T)

Tomorrow, popular Australian producer Flume is releasing another companion EP to his debut album, Skin, appropriately called Skin Companion EP II. One of the tracks on it is called "Enough" and it features Pusha T. Listen to it via MissInfo below. …

The Chills – “Conversation Piece” (David Bowie Cover)

The immortal New Zealand band the Chills have released a cover of an old David Bowie B-side called "Conversation Piece." The Chills take stays true to the original, which was released on a CD reissue of David Bowie in 1990. Almost 30 years after the track's official release, the Chills breathe life into it, dusting…

Book Notes - Rachel Aspden "Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

New Music To Agitate Your Mind - Sister Munch

Sister Munch From: Brooklyn, New York, United States Another week another host of attacks on everything from the media to federal judges by Trump and his gang of intellectual thugs. So after last week's eloquent Donald Trump's A Fockin...Show More Summary

The Weeknd – “Reminder” Video

Fresh off his unremarkable performance with Daft Punk at the Grammys last weekend, the Weeknd has shared a video for Starboy track "Reminder." If you guessed that it features shadowy visions of Los Angeles and fancy cars and planes and hot girls, you would be mostly right except some shots are in Abel Tesfaye's hometown…

Stream Pissed Jeans Why Love Now

We last heard from raw, gnarled Philly scuzz-punks Pissed Jeans when they released the beautifully written, bracingly misanthropic 2013 album Honeys. Next week, they're back with a new one, the just-as-nasty, just-as-punishing Why Love Now. Punk rock legend Lydia Lunch co-produced the album with Arthur Rizk, and it's as musically brutal as it is lyrically…

Sturgill Simpson – “All Around You” Video

Last weekend, Sturgill Simpson won the Grammy for Best Country Album for his recent album A Sailor's Guide To Earth, and performed during the ceremony with the Dap-Kings, and today he's sharing a video for "All Around You." It was directed by Matt Mahurin, who also did the videos for "Brace For Impact (Live A…

Stream Kingdom Tears In The Club

Los Angeles producer Ezra Rubin, bka Kingdom, has finally given us a peek at his debut full-length Tears In The Club. The LP features cherished names SZA and Syd Tha Kid, as well as some fresh faces, Shacar and Najee Daniels. Only a handful of songs include vocals as industrial claps and slithering hi-hats weave…

Rae Sremmurd – “Swang” Video

The best Rae Sremmurd video is the one for "Come Get Her," in which Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi take over a cowboy bar. And now they've made one that can rival it. In their new clip for "Swang," from last year's SremmLife 2, the two Mississippi rap brothers take over a golf course, wearing…

Stream Maggie Rogers Now That The Light Is Fading

Maggie Smith, who has managed to blow the fuck up in the few months since she posted her "Alaska" single online, has just dropped her much-anticipated debut EP Now That The Light Is Fading; it's arrived a day ahead of schedule. Besides "Alaska," we've posted her early singles "Dog Years" and "On + Off," which…

Rich Gang – “Bit Bak” (Feat. Young Thug & Birdman)

Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan released their incredible 2014 collaborative mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 1 when they were under the umbrella or Birdman's Rich Gang crew. Since then, Young Thug has become a real star on his own, and it's tough to tell if he still has any connection with Birdman. But…

Shorties (An Excerpt from George Saunders' Debut Novel, A Profile of Ryan Adams, and more)

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from George Saunders' debut novel Lincoln in the Bardo. VICE profiled Ryan Adams. Stream a new song from Her's. My Poetic Side shared an infographic of U.S. Poet Laureates. Stream a new song by A Place...

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Ever since 2010, Wilco have been semi-regularly bringing their Solid Sound Festival to the MASS MoCA museum in North Adams, Massachusetts. It's coming back this summer, taking over the museum 6/23-25. Wilco will once again headline, playing on two different nights, and various Wilco side projects Tweedy, the Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, the Nels Cline…

Blanck Mass – “Please” Video

Next month, Fuck Buttons' Benjamin John Power will release his latest album as Blanck Mass, World Eater. We've already been treated to two tracks from the album, "Please" and "Silent Treatment," and today he's shared a video for the former. It was directed by Michael Tan and depicts a vividly alien world centered around figures…

Sondre Lerche – “Violent Game”

Norwegian pop songwriter Sondre Lerche is gearing up for the release of his upcoming new album Pleasure. We've already heard the LP's dynamic singles "I'm Always Watching You" and "Soft Feelings," and today we're premiering a third. "Violent Game" is a charming little tune, or at least so it seems. After a minute of whimsical…

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