Category Archives: Music News

Front-man to the Fleet Foxes, Robin Pecknold, has offloaded three new tunes he recorded in Los Angeles recently. Pecknold announced the above tracks via Twitter stating that “These aren’t Fleet Foxes songs, but I didn’t know where else to disseminate it. Pretty mellow jams.” Here’s ‘Derwentwater Stones’: Mobile users, click here to listen. ‘Where Is My Wild Rose’ – a cover […]

Dynamite duo James Mercer and Danger Mouse, aka Broken Bells are soon to release a new EP titled Meyrin Fields – featuring previously unreleased tracks. First single to be spawned from the EP is ‘Windows’.  Another tune by the name, ‘An Easy Life’:    Finally, the title track ‘Meyrin Fields’:    Meyrin Fields EP will drop on […]

Indie five-piece Here We Go Magic have a new EP dropping the end of March – The January EP. The five tracks were recorded live to analog tape in a New York living room at the same time they were producing their 2010 critically-acclaimed sophomore LP, Pigeons. Here’s ‘Hands In The Sky’:    And the music video for ‘Casual’ taken […]

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Fresh clips from New York rockers The Strokes, UK electro heads Ladytron, the amazing track ‘Jamelia’ featuring vocals from Luke Lalonde (Born Ruffians) from Caribou’s Swim LP and an un-official video for MEN’s ‘Who Am I To Feel So Free’ featuring Antony Hegarty. Finally, in the spirit of Mardi Gras, we have a very homo-erotic S&M party clip courtesy […]

Caribou main-man Dan Snaith along with loyal tour buddy Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet are readying a split vinyl EP through Hebden’s lable, Text Records. First up is Four Tet’s groove-heavy contribution, ‘Pinnacles’: Followed by Snaith’s contributes to the EP under his new alias Daphni, with track ‘Ye Ye’: Stay tuned for an update as soon as more info is announced. caribou.fm | fourtet.net

Gold Panda has made his latest EP, Marriage available for streaming via his Soundcloud page. The EP features the original version as well as a few remixes by the likes of BATHS, Halls, Star Slinger and Forest Swords. Check it here:    The music video for title track ‘Marriage’ (as featured in a recent acid […]

Jamie xx has reworked the legendary Gil Scott-Heron‘s 2010 comeback album, I’m New Here – calling it We’re New Here. Cop the entire album below HERE. Here’s the music video for ‘NY is Killing Me’: We also have the video for the epic track, ‘I’ll Take Care Of You’:  Get your copy of the album now via the official We’re New […]

 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 […]

Melbourne act Architecture in Helsinki return with their flavour of indie-pop with LP four titled Moment Bends. Check it out here in it all its twee goodness:  Mobile users, click here to listen. We also have the music video for the track ‘That Beep’ which was played excessively in 2008. WARNING: the melody will slowly torment you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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French electro, retro-esque bros JAMAICA (formerly Poney Poney) released their debut album No Problem, digitally this week. Watch them play in front of some homo bikers in the music video for ‘Short and Entertaining’: You may remember the hit track from last year, ‘I Think I Like U 2’: The guys are currently on an extensive European tour before heading off to the […]

Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip has a folky alter-ego project called About Group, who are returning this April with their second full-length album, Start and Complete. Taylor has been busy writing the songs over the last few years, but the album was recorded in just one day at Abbey Road Studios, followed by a brief three day mixing session. First single from the […]

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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 and Mt. 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. First single […]

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New videos from Yeasayer, PJ Harvey, Modest Mouse and The Flaming Lips for their track ‘Two Blobs Fucking’ (yes, it is weird – standard). Enjoy. Boduf Songs – Absolutely Null And Utterly Void: Sanso-Xtro – Hello Night Crow: Panache – Filles et Garçons: un dilemme: PJ Harvey – Let England Shake: Modest Mouse – Fly Trapped […]