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More New Music from Blur

March 23, 2015

It is great to hear new music from Blur! About a month ago the announced a new album, The Magic Whip, their first album in 12 years. Also at that time the released the first single "Go Out." Now they have another new single called "There Are Too Many Of Us." Blur also released a video of them playing the song in their practice space.


Portishead and Radiohead are Teaming Up

March 23, 2015

The two band are collaborating, not for music but for charity. Portishead and Radiohead are forming a team called "Heads United" for the Football & Food Festival, a charity soccer tournament on April 25th in England. The event is for The Mary Hare Foundation benefits the Mary Hare School, a specialized school for deaf students in Newbury England.
Here is the link to donate to the team


Real Estate stopped by CBS This Morning

March 16, 2015

Over the weekend Real Estate stopped by CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform three songs off of their latest album, Atlas. They played “Primitive,” “The Bend,” and “Had To Hear”.

St. Vincent shares new song via Girls

March 16, 2015

St. Vincent debuted a new track on the latest episode of HBO's Girls. The song is called "Teenage Talk" The song is from a demo from her self-titled album's recording sessions.

Three Labels Auctioning Rare Vinyls for Charity

March 16, 2015

Castle Face, In the Red, and Famous Class are teaming up to raise money for charities by auctioning off rare vinyl test presses. Some of these records have been autographed and also feature original artwork. There are rare vinyls from Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, Speedy Ortiz and many others. The auction goes up March 22nd.

Foxygen Announce Farewell Tour

March 16, 2015

The band announced that they are heading out on a "Farewell Tour" across North America and Europe in support of their latest album ...And Star Power. Foxygen also posted on Twitter, "THIS IS OUR FINAL TOUR. bye bye we love you."

Courtney Barnett shares new song "Depreston"

March 4, 2015

Courtney Barnett has shared a visual for her song "Depreston", from her forthcoming record Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (out March 24). You can catch her live in Philly June 15th at Union Transfer.

Arcade Fire's Will Butler Streams New Album Policy

March 4, 2015

Will Butler of Arcade Fire is set to release his new debut solo album "Policy" on March 10th via Merge Records. A week before the release you can listen to the whole album via Spotify.
According to a press release, "Policy is American music—in the tradition of the Violent Femmes, the Breeders, the Modern Lovers, Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, the Magnetic Fields, Ghostface Killah. And John Lennon (which counts)."


Sleater-Kinney – “A New Wave” Video (Feat. Bob’s Burgers)

February 23, 2015

Sleater-Kinney released the first video featuring music from their latest album No Cities to Love. The video is for the song "A New Wave" and it is sort of mini-episode featuring the Fox cartoon sticom Bob's Burgers. In the clip, we see the animated version of Sleater-Kinney magically appearing in Tina Belcher’s bedroom, and a psychedelic dance party ensues. Check out the video.


Gang of Four Stream New Album What Happens Next

February 23, 2015

Gang of Four will release their new album "What Happens Next" on February 24th in the U.S. via Metropolis Records. It includes collaborations with Alison Mosshart of the Kills/Dead Weather, German superstar Herbert Grönemeyer, the Big Pink's Robbie Furze, and Japanese guitarist Hotei. You can see them in DC at 9:30 Club on March 3rd and Philly on March 4th.
Listen to their latest release "Stranded"


Modest Mouse shares another New Song

February 17, 2015

Modest Mouse have shared yet another new song from their new album Strangers to Ourselves, which is due out March 17th via Glacial Pace. We have already heard previous tracks "Lampshades on Fire", "The Best Room", and "Coyotes". The new song is called "The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box".


Win Butler mashes up Kanye & Beck

February 17, 2015

Win Butler of Arcade Fire gave us a glimpse of what it would sound like if Beck and Kanye worked together. Butler did a mashup of Beck's "Loser" and Kanye's "Jesus Walks". Butler also tweeted his thoughts on the state of today's music industry, saying, "There's lots of problems with modern music, but the problems aren't Beyonce, Kanye, or Beck."
Check it out here.

Modest Mouse Announce New Album Release Date

February 16, 2015

We have been waiting for the new album from Modest Mouse they have shared a few songs so far including "The Best Room". It looks like we may have to wait a little longer. The album was originally set to be released on March 3, the band announced a new release date which will be March 17. It's also been confirmed that on March 17, the day they release the album, they'll perform on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon".

New Speedy Ortiz Album

February 16, 2015

Speedy Ortiz announced a new album called Foil Deer, it's a follow-up to last year's Real Hair EP and 2013's Major Arcana. It arrives April 21 via Carpark.
In addition to the new album Speedy Ortiz have also shared a comic announcing the album's release, made by artist Michael DeForge.

Kurt Vile joins Warpaint on Stage

November 11, 2014

Warpaint played the Echoplex in LA the other night. During the performance, they brought out Kurt Vile, who joined them to perform "Baby"—the track from their 2010 album The Fool.



Big Noble set to Release Debut Album

November 11, 2014

Big Noble, the side project of Interpol guitarist Daniel Kessler's and sound designer Joseph Fraioli are getting ready to release their debut album. It's titled First Light, and will be released on Feb. 3, 2015 via Affiliates Sound. The duo are currently has a sound installation at NYC’s Sonos Studio: an "interactive conceptual map of New York" called "Sounds of NYC".

The xx’s New Album is a Global Adventure

November 11, 2014

The xx are very busy working on their third album, which will be a follow up to 2012's Coexist. In a newsletter, the band talks about their recording process that has taken them all over the globe. The band has gone from Texas to Iceland to London and LA to continue their writing and recording process. They said, “Although all very different, each of these places have been inspirational environments to create music in, and each will have an influence on the new album.”

Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014

The Scottish hip-hop group Young Fathers have won this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album Dead. They won the award, which honors the best British album of the past year, beating out albums by FKA twigs, Damon Albarn, and Bombay Bicycle Club.

Ariel Pink’s Halloween Movie Guide

October 30, 2014

In a recent interview with stereogum.com, Ariel Pink made a list of some of his favorite Halloween movies. It’s a great list of some of the classic scary movies like Nightmare on Elm Street, The Thing, Night of the Living Dead and more. Check out the full list from the interview.



SXSW announced Initial Lineup

October 22, 2014

The mega festival is still about 5 months away but you can already get excited for SXSW. They recently announced a few of the performers for this years fest. Some of the notable acts are Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Thee Oh Sees, Twin Peaks, and Alvvays. The festival runs from Mar. 17th to 22nd.

Bronx Obama Features Will Butler’s Music

October 22, 2014

The new documentary about Louis Ortiz, a guy who’s job is being a Barack Obama impersonator. The doc will feature music from Arcade Fire’s Will Butler. You can catch the premiere on Showtime on October 30th.

Haim Covers Fleetwood Mac

October 7, 2014

In a recent interview for The New York Times’ T Magazine, Haim was joined by Stevie Nicks. Nicks gave the group advice about life and fame and later recorded a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s classic “Rhiannon” at her home in LA.
Check it out here.

Caribou Shares “Our Love” Video

October 7, 2014

The new video is for the title track from their latest album, which is out now via Merge. Check out the video below and listen to Graffiti all week long as Our Love is our Featured Album of the week.


Stream New Album from SBTRKT

October 1, 2014

The album is set to be released Oct. 7th, but you can stream it now via SBTRKT’s website The album features Ezra Koenig, Warpaint, Jessie Ware and many more.