Brooklyn indie-rock legends TV on the Radio have been extremely busy over the last three years, what with a bunch of collaborations as well as solo projects from Kyp Malone (Rain Machine) and Dave Sitek (Maximum Balloon).
Now, the team is back together and gearing up to release the much anticipated follow-up to their outstanding LP of 2008, Dear Science. This Autumn (Spring in the northern hemisphere) they deliver to us, Nine Types of Light.
‘Will Do’ is the first single from the LP:
Which has been closely followed by ‘Caffeinated Consciousness’ which you can stream and download for FREE right here.
Nine Types of Light will be out on the April 12 via Interscope.
If you want to get in early, you can pre-order a special edition of Nine Types of Light right now directly from TVOTR.
The pre-sale package includes: Nine Types of Light on deluxe CD and Vinyl Nine Types of Light full-length movie
As well as an exclusive limited-edition T-shirt designed by Alex Holden.
TVOTR have also announced a few shows in North America and Europe in the coming months, check out all the dates here. Hit up the official Nine Types of Lightwebsiteand sign up to the mailing list to stay up-to-date on all the latest news as it is released.
We leave you with the music video for the first single from 2008’s Dear Science, ‘Golden Age’:
In 2009, eccentric/innovative songstress and ukulele wielding Merrill Garbus, aka tUnE-yArDs gained a lot of attention from the release of her debut album, BiRd-BrAiNs. Just over a year later, she is to release her follow-up album titled, w h o k i l l.
Wrap your visual senses around the below live performance of her track ‘Real Live Flesh’ taken from 2009’s BiRd-BrAiNs, for 4AD Sessions:
As well as the official music video for the track ‘Bizness’ from w h o k i l l:
tUnE-yArDs’ forthcoming LP, w h o k i l l will be out on the April 18 via 4AD.
She is embarking on an epic tour of the USA, kicking off in April. All dates and ticketing info can be found here.
Veteran avant-hip hop producer Guillermo Scott Herren a.k.a. Prefuse 73 will soon release his eighth studio LP, The Only She Chapters. The album follows on from 2009’s Everything She Touched Turned Ampexian. Album details are being kept under wraps but it is rumored to feature only female contributors – which makes sense given the album’s title.
Check out the first single to come from the new LP, ‘The Only Hand To Hold’ which features Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond:
And then head over to 3voor12 to stream the The Only She Chapters in full!
The Only She Chapters is out April 25 via Warp Records and you can pre-order your copy now over at Bleep.
Also, just recently Herren collaborated with Yeasyer‘s drummer Jaytram on a reinterpretation of a selection of Epstein‘s back-catalogue, which you can check out HERE.
Back in 2006, Berlin-based songstress/producer Janine Rostron released her debut album Have It All under the moniker Planningtorock. In 2010 she collaborated with The Knife andMt. Sims on the Tomorrow, In a Year opera which was based on the Charles Darwin novel, On the Origin of Species.
This year, Planningtorock will be casting out her sophmore LP, simply titled W.
The eighth full-length studio album from Radiohead was revealed today, titled Kings of Limbs. The release comes only three years after the band’s award winning album In Rainbows.
Stream the album in its entirety below:
The first music video to come from this new treasure is titled ‘Lotus Flower’:
Radiohead will be releasing the album as the world’s first ‘Newspaper Album’ – where for an additional charge, customers receive:
• Two clear 10″ vinyl records in a purpose-built record sleeve
• A compact disc
• Large sheets of artwork, 625 tiny pieces of artwork and a full-colour piece of oxo-degradeable plastic to hold it all together
• The Newspaper Album comes with a digital download
The newspaper album can be pre-ordered now and will be issued on May 9.
Little Me Will Start A Storm is out February 22 via Tender Loving Empire where you can also find pre-ordering details.
Loch Lomond will be doing a one-off show in Edinburgh on February 20 before heading back to the USA for a few dates, starting on the 25th in Tacoma, WA. They’re also currently planning an extensive North American tour for this coming April. Keep your eyes on their website for all the latest info as it’s released.
The Streets serve up a ‘choose-your-own-adventure’ style music vid, Metronomy have a new one, and Dutch hip-hop electro producer De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig supplies an animated multi-fetish clip.
The Streets – Computers and Blues [Interactive Video]:
Big Troubles – Georgia:
CockNBullKid – Hold On To Your Misery:
Happy Camper – Born With A Bothered Mind:
Metronomy – She Wants:
Small Black – Photojournalist:
Crystal Fighters – At Home:
Toro Y Moi – New Beat:
De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig – Elektrotechnique:
Merak – Delete Me:
Oh Astro – Candy Sun Smiles:
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