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Black Hearted Brother Unfurl Space-Gaze on ‘(I Don’t Mean to) Wonder’

Black Hearted Brother make some glorious noise, but it's hardly surprising when you unpack the English trio's lineage. Neil Halstead is, of course, the guitarist…
Chris Martins / August 7, 2013

Myron & E Visit the Greatest Roller Rink on Earth in ‘Do It Do It Disco’ Video

At a moment when disco's biggest claim to fame is the latest transmission from a pair of chic French androids, it's refreshing to hear a…
Chris Martins / August 7, 2013

Hear Into It. Over It.’s Heady Heartbreaker ‘Spinning Thread’

The ever-prolific Evan Weiss keeps busy. In addition to appearing on a split 12-inch with Daniel Johnston and a split 7-inch with Braid's Bob Nanna,…
Kyle McGovern / August 7, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Washed Out, Julianna Barwick, Psychic Teens, and More

Presenting this week's collection of streamable albums: The latest from Washed Out, Psychic Teens, Julianna Barwick, and Typhoon. Dig into those and more below. 1) Washed Out, Paracosm. "["It…
Kyle McGovern / August 7, 2013

Curren$y Unveils His Own #NewRules

Last week, Curren$y's Jet Life crew released Red Eye Mixtape, the latest in a steady stream of product from the wordy stoner-rapper and his crew,…
Brandon Soderberg / August 7, 2013

Colorado Man Raps About His Own SWAT-Team Standoff as Grenade Explodes

A 19-year-old Colorado man recorded himself rapping about police storming his residence as police actually stormed his residence on Monday night (August 5). The aspiring MC who…
Chris Martins / August 7, 2013

Fort Romeau Beautifies Gold Panda’s Once-Troubled ‘Community’

Glitch-obsessed bliss-merchant Gold Panda released his second album, Half of Where You Live, back in June, but the lavish microhouse gifts keep a'coming. The Berlin-based…
Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Morrissey Begs for Impending Apocalypse in ‘Morrissey 25: Live’ Video

Morrissey's upcoming concert film, Morrissey 25: Live, celebrates the 25th anniversary of Moz splitting from the Smiths to go solo. Fitting then that the first full,…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Cookie Monster Turns Icona Pop’s ‘I Love It’ Into Self-Control PSA

With Sesame Street about to kick off its 44th (!) season, the show's masterminds prove once again they know how to entertain all ages while…
Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Bill Callahan Dabbles in ‘Extended Dub’ for Sopping Wet Remix

On the cusp of releasing Dream River on September 17, Bill Callahan premiered a new track at the New York Times today. Breaking momentarily from…
Paula Mejia / August 6, 2013

John Cale Chases ‘Strange, Sexy’ California Vibes on ‘All Summer Long’

John Cale's most recent studio album, 2012's Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood, wasn't exactly a cheery collection of easygoing tunes — take, for instance, the horror-pop…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Yo La Tengo Reveal Bizarre History in Cartoon ‘Ohm’ Video

Rather than explain their career via Wikipedia, a press bio, or oral history, Yo La Tengo have opted to retell their history in cartoon form.
Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Glass Candy’s ‘Redheads Feel More Pain’ Video Is a Day at the Beach

Italians Do It Better tends to sneak up on fans with its releases. A follow-up to the label's 2007 compilation After Dark came up as a possibility…
Marc Hogan / August 6, 2013

Kings of Leon Go Hipstamatic for ‘Supersoaker’ Video, Chill Out on ‘Wait for Me’

Kings of Leon have a whole host of fresh gifts for their loyal citizenry. With their sixth album Mechanical Bull due out September 24, the Nashville band…
Chris Martins / August 6, 2013

Zola Jesus Buries the Guggenheim in Beauty in Live ‘Avalanche (Slow)’ Video

Zola Jesus will soon unveil Versions, a 10-track album featuring alternate, uh, versions of some of her previously released material. Due August 20 via Sacred Bones Records,…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Beck Remixes JJ DOOM’s ‘Banished’ With Mellow, Tweaked-Out Aplomb

Exactly a year after JJ DOOM released their debut album, Keys to the Kuffs, the duo comprising masked rap villain DOOM and astral-traveling beatsmith Jneiro…
Dan Reilly / August 6, 2013

Watch Beyonce Invite Jay Z to Flaunt His ‘Tom Ford’ Live in Brooklyn

Last night was a big one for famous rappers making cameos. Drake brought out "role model" Kanye West at Toronto's OVO Fest, along with a…
Marc Hogan / August 6, 2013

Watch Kanye West and Drake Pay Homage to Each Other at OVO Festival

Kanye West and Drake worked together when the former child actor was first making his mark as a rapper and singer, but in recent years…
Marc Hogan / August 6, 2013

Stream Glass Gang’s Bleak, Fat-Bottomed ‘The Fall’

Brooklyn's Glass Gang have already dropped two singles this summer — the psychedelic drifter "Waves" (via Fader) and slow-burning "Time" (via The Line of Best…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Wild Cub Infiltrate a Cult for Cinematic ‘Blacktide’ Video

Last month, Wild Cub dropped "Blacktide," a yearning electro single that bears more than a little resemblance to New Order's danceable melancholy (via Seattle radio…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013
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