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Future Islands Share "The Chase"

Photo by Rich Fury Today is Record Store Day and Future Islands have just shared their brand new record. "The Chase" was recorded live at Abbey Road Studios and then cut direct to vinyl. There's only one copy, which will be sold by a UK record store—Seismic Records in Warwickshire—so only one very lucky individual will get to own the thing. Show More Summary

Dresden Dolls playing free show at Rough Trade on RSD15; Sondre Lerche, too + Buzzcocks & Kim Gordon signings, more

The Dresden Dolls' albums Yes, Virginia (2006) and No, Virginia (2008) are being getting their first-ever vinyl release for Record Store Day 2015 (Saturday, 4/18) as a a three-LP set, The Virginia Monologues. To celebrate, The Dresden Dolls (who...

Mingiedi Mawangu, Founder of Konono n°1, Has Died

Mingiedi Mawangu, founder of the Congolese band Konono n°1, has died. He was 85 years old, according to the group's Facebook. He died Wednesday night in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Repulic of Congo. Mingiedi Mawangu passed away last night, in Kinshasa. Show More Summary

Giorgio Moroder and Sia Share "Déjà Vu"

Giorgio Moroder and Sia have shared the title track from Giorgio Moroder's forthcoming LP Déjà Vu, which comes out June 12. Listen to the song above. As previously reported, the new Giorgio will feature Kylie Minogue, Charli XCX, Sia, Kelis, a Britney Spears cover of Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Diner", and more. Show More Summary

Giorgio Moroder Details Déjà Vu, Featuring Britney Spears Doing "Tom's Diner", Sia, Charli XCX, Kelis

Giorgio Moroder has detailed his first album in 30 years. Déjà Vu features quite the guest list: Kylie Minogue, Charli XCX, Sia, Kelis, and many more make appearances. Plus, Moroder enlists Britney Spears for a cover of Suzanne Vega's...Show More Summary

A rip-roaring “Anything Goes” at Marriott Theatre

Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" is a classic musical comedy of the "they just don't make 'em like that anymore" variety. It's a show that exists solely to entertain, and in its sensational Marriott Theatre revival that is precisely what it does, and then some. Show More Summary

Run the Jewels Share Record Store Day Exclusive "Bust No Moves"

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Photo by Timothy Saccenti Today is Record Store Day, and Run the Jewels have marked the occasion by dropping an exclusive twelve-inch. It contains the RTJ2 cut "Love Again" (as well as "Blockbuster Night Pt. 2", a previously-shared bonus track), "Pew Pew Pew" (from Run the Jewels), and most importantly, a new song entitled "Bust No Moves". Show More Summary

Nirvana Tribute Album Featuring Boris, Torche, Kylesa, Thou Streaming in Full

Today (Record Store Day, in case you hadn't heard), Robotic Empire released their latest Nirvana tribute compilation. Whatever Nevermind features Boris, Torche, Kylesa, Thou, Touché Amoré, Young Widows, and others covering Nirvana's iconic LP. Stream the entire thing below.

What's going on Saturday? (Record Store Day, Doldrums, Juan Maclean, Kelela, Prurient, The Album Leaf, more)

Doldrums at Bowery Ballroom in 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) RSD at Rough Trade last year (more by Amanda Hatfield) Don't forget the L Train is not running between 8th Ave and Bedford Ave this weekend, so plan accordingly. You...

Michael Shannon to Perform the Smiths' The Queen Is Dead in Full

Michael Shannon is best known for his acting work on "Boardwalk Empire", Revolutionary Road, and Man of Steel. He's also a musician, and on June 6, he and a band will perform the Smiths' classic 1986 album The Queen Is Dead at the Evanston, Ill. Show More Summary

Diplo's Animated "Major Lazer" Series Premieres

Last night, Diplo's Major Lazer debuted their new animated series on FXX as part of the "Animation Domination" block. Watch the premiere episode of "Major Lazer" below.  For better quality video, find the episode on iTunes. With the right cable/satellite subscription, you can watch it on FXX's website. Show More Summary

Major Lazer, Tyler the Creator, Diplo, Skrillex, Cut Copy, RiFF RAFF Set for Mad Decent Block Parties

Diplo's Mad Decent imprint have a touring festival called the Mad Decent Block Party. This year, it's scheduled to make 22 stops across North America. Today, the lineup has been revealed. Major Lazer, Tyler the Creator, Diplo and Skrillex...Show More Summary

Blur Share "My Terracotta Heart"

A few songs have surfaced from Blur's forthcoming album The Magic Whip, including "Lonesome Street", "There Are Too Many of Us", and "Go Out". Today, they shared another new one—listen to "My Terracotta Heart" below. As Stereogum points out, Blur fans in L.A. Show More Summary

Jay Z Beats Sound Engineer's Lawsuit Claiming Co-Ownership of 45 Songs

Last year, Jay Z was sued by Chauncey Mahan, an engineer who worked on a series of songs with the rapper between 1998 to 2002. The lawsuit claimed co-ownership of 45 songs, including "Big Pimpin". Jay Z's lawyers argued that the suit should be dismissed since it came too late. Show More Summary

Father John Misty Shares Record Store Day Exclusive "I Loved You, Honeybee"

Tomorrow is Record Store Day, and Father John Misty is putting out a limited edition vinyl to celebrate. It's a red heart-shaped disc that features an acoustic version of his I Love You, Honeybear cut "I Love You, Honeybear", here re-named as "I Loved You, Honeybee". Show More Summary

Liturgy, Mivos Quartet & Psalm Zero @ Saint Vitus (pics)

photos by Maryanne Ventrice Liturgy at Saint Vitus - 4/15/15 Liturgy brought their tour in support of their new album, The Ark Work, to their hometown of Brooklyn for a sold-out show at Saint Vitus on Wednesday (4/15). The new...

Jack White taking a break from performing after short acoustic tour +++ pics, video & setlist from Coachella weekend 1

photos courtesy Jack White Jack White @ Coachella 4/11/2015 White is one of indie music's most revered figures, a musician who would certainly go into a Coachella hall of fame inaugural class alongside the likes of Beck, Radiohead and Daft...

Crystal Castles Fight: Alice Glass Slams Ethan Kath

Photo by Erez Avissar Yesterday, Crystal Castles released a new song called "Frail". Originally, the song was accompanied by a statement from Ethan Kath that was critical of former singer Alice Glass, who left the group last year. "i wish my former vocalist the best of luck in her future endeavors," it read. Show More Summary

a guide to Record Store Day 2015 releases

by Andrew Sacher and Bill Pearis Record Store Day 2015 is this Saturday (4/18) and there's an almost overwhelming amount of special/exclusive product being released for it. Does the world need a vinyl pressing of The Pizza Underground demos? Should...

Song of the Week: Hudson Mohawke, “Ryderz”

“Sounds like a victory lap slow-motion around a skating rink.” Read more articles like "Song of the Week: Hudson Mohawke, “Ryderz”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Song of the Week: Hudson Mohawke, “Ryderz” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

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