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Interpol announces Album Release Performance

August 20, 2014

Interpol’s latest album, El Pintor is set to be released Sept. 9th via Matador. Recently, the band announced an album release performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The performance will take place on Sept. 2nd in the museums Temple of Dendur, an ancient Egyptian structure that dates back to the reign of Augustus Caesar.

The War on Drugs Share New Video

August 20, 2014

They shared the new video for “Under the Pressure” from their latest album Lost in the Dream, which many say is one of the best albums of the year.

PJ Harvey to Receive an Honorary Degree

August 20, 2014

The singer will receive an honorary degree from Goldsmiths, University of London. Harvey joins a prestigious group of architects, human rights leaders, poets, and a very small group of musicians that have shared this accolade.

St. Vincent is bandleader for Late Night

August 13, 2014

All week long, Annie Clark aka St. Vincent will be filling in for the usual 8G bandleader Fred Armisen on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Last night Strand of Oaks was the musical guest and they performed “Shut In.”

FKA Twigs announced Tour

August 13, 2014

The international tour is in support of her latest album LP1. She will be in DC on 11/06 and in Philly at Union Transfer on 11/07

Arcade Fire covers Huey Lewis and the News

August 13, 2014

At a recent show in Edmonton, Alberta, Arcade Fire covered Huey Lewis and the News. They performed “Back in Time” from the 80’s classic Back to the Future.

Perfume Genius performs New Music

August 6, 2014

At a recent stop in Poland for the OFF Festival, Perfume Genius performed some new music from their forthcoming LP Too Bright.

Jessie Ware shares Tracklist and Release Date for Tough Love

August 6, 2014

This is the follow up to Ware’s 2012 debut Devotion. Jessie Ware also announced that the new LP will be released in North America on 10/21. Check out the Tracklist below:
Tough Love:
01 Tough Love
02 You & I (Forever)
03 Cruel
04 Say You Love Me
05 Sweetest Song
06 Kind of…Sometimes…Maybe
07 Want Your Feeling
08 Pieces
09 Keep on Lying
10 Champagne Kisses
11 Desire

Spoon performed backstage on Tonight Show

August 6, 2014

While hanging out backstage, the group delivered an intimate performance of some of the songs from the newest LP They Want My Soul.

Damon Albarn – New Blur Record “May never come out”

July 29, 2014

Earlier in the year, Damon Albarn teased us by saying he had 15 new Blur songs, but it was still unclear if that meant a new Blur record. Now Albarn says that the songs may never see the light of day. He said about when the tunes were recorded in Hong Kong, “There was too much commuting between where we were staying and where we were recording and it was a bit too hot. I think that’s why we didn’t get it finished.” Maybe someday Albarn will change his mind and finish the record.

TV On The Radio Announces new Album

July 29, 2014

The new album is called Seeds and it should be out later this Fall via Harvest Records. The follow-up to their 2011 album Nine Types of Light will be their first record since the passing of bassist/producer Gerard Smith.

Cat Power performed with Eddie Vedder

July 29, 2014

Eddie Vedder recently did a solo set in Portugal for the Super Bock Super Rock Festival.
Chan Marshall joined Vedder on stage to perform “Tonight You Belong to Me” which is
Featured on Vedder’s 2011 LP Ukulele Songs.

Ryan Adams announces Tour & 7”

July 29, 2014

The North American Tour is in support of Adams’ latest self titled album which is due
9/9. Adams also announced a special 10-song 7” titled 1984. You can catch Ryan Adams
In Camden, NJ on 7/26.

Listen to "Gimmie Something Good", the first track off the self-titled album:

SBTRKT shares New Album & Tour details

July 29, 2014

The new album Wonder Where We Land is due out on 9/23. The album features a number
of great artists like Ezra Koenig, who adds vocals to the lead single “New Dorp
NewYork.” The album also features Jessie Ware and Warpaint’s Emily Kokal. Catch
SBTRKT in DC on 10/25 atThe Lincoln Theatre and in NYC at Terminal 5 on 10/26.

Check out “New Dorp New York” here:

Jack White Covers Jay-Z

July 22, 2014

During a recent performance in Louisville, Kentucky for the Forecastle Festival. Jack White covered a portion of Jay-Z’s “99 Problems.” Check out the video below:

Spoon Shares Video for “Do You”

July 22, 2014

The new video features frontman Britt Daniels driving around a city that has been over run with Godzilla size children. “Do You” is off Spoon’s latest album They Want My Soul which will be coming out on 8/5.

Fiona Apple Collaborates with Blake Mills on New Song

July 22, 2014

Blake Mills is a long time collaborator with Fiona Apple, as well as Haim, Conor Oberst and many others. Mills has a new solo album due out 9/16. Apple worked with Mills on the lead single “Don’t Tell Our Friends About Me.”

Mac DeMarco to release demos from 2 and Salad Days

July 18, 2014

The Kills Extend Tour

July 15, 2014

The group has extended their North American tour, adding some dates on the west coast. The Kills will be touring with The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys on various shows throughout their trek. The Kills will at Terminal 5 in NYC on 10/21.

Lykke Li Shares new Video

July 15, 2014

Lykke Li released the new video for “Gunshot” from her I Never Learn album. The video is filmed in a apocalyptic like parking lot and features dirt bike trick riders and twerking…yes twerking. You can see the video below:

Interpol Announce Tour

July 15, 2014

The group announced their upcoming tour in support of their latest album El Pintor which is due out 9/9 via Matador. Interpol also released the new video for their latest single “All The Rage Back Home.” You can catch Interpol in Philly on 11/22 at Union Transfer.

Watch the video for “All The Rage Back Home” here:

Jessie Ware - Tough Love Music Video

July 9, 2014

Spoon Shares New Song

July 2, 2014

The band recently shared new song “Do You” which will be on their forthcoming album They Want My Soul which is due out on Aug. 5th. The band previously shared “Rent I Pay” which will also be on the new album.

tUnE yArDs Extend Tour

July 2, 2014

The band is extending their tour in support of their latest album Nikki Nack. The group plans to be on the road through November. The group was recently in Philly back in June at Union Transfer.