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Hear Irish Threesome Glimmermen’s Roaring ‘Angels & Devils’

Glimmermen is a Dublin-based threesome made up of members of three Irish bands: Boxes, Jackbeat, and Holy Ghost Fathers. Debut album I'm Dead, out August…
Marc Hogan / August 6, 2013

Willis Earl Beal Inhabits Lana Del Rey’s ‘Black Beauty’ in Fantastic Musical Response

An example of how fast things move nowadays: Chicago singer Willis Earl Beal uploaded a version of Lana Del Rey's "Black Beauty" to his Soundcloud,…
Jordan Sargent / August 6, 2013

Hear Dustin Wong’s Aggro Experimental Groove ‘The Big She’

Oddball guitar wizard Dustin Wong already dropped one album this year — a collaborative full-length with Japanese artist Takako Minekawa titled Toropical Circle — and…
Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Free the Robots Visit a Dark ‘Carnival’ With Feeding People’s Jessie Jones

There's no better testament to the originality and fertility of the Los Angeles beat music scene than the fact that five years after the world…
Chris Martins / August 6, 2013

Lily Collins Wields Supernatural Powers in M83’s ‘Claudia Lewis’ Video

It's a classic narrative: Boy meets attractive shy girl, boy falls for her, girl turns out to have a glowing finger that makes her self…
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

JD Samson and MEN Return With Romantic ‘All the Way Thru’

As former Le Tigre singer Kathleen Hanna returns with a new group, the Julie Ruin, her ex-bandmate JD Samson is getting back into the game…
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

The Julie Ruin Dance Through Armageddon on ‘Ha Ha Ha’

With new album Run Fast out in less than a month, Kathleen Hanna and her Julie Ruin bandmates offer up "Ha Ha Ha." Unlike garage-punk…
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

Porcelain Raft’s ‘The Way Out’ Video Takes a Dark Trip to a Strip Club

Last month, Porcelain Raft main man Mauro Remiddi shared "The Way Out," a gauzy second single off his upcoming Permanent Signal album. As the Italian-born singer/songwriter/producer tells it,…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

See CHVRCHES’ Bubbly But Melancholic ‘The Mother We Share’ Video

Unlike their previous videos for "Gun" and "Recover," CHVRCHES' new clip for "The Mother We Share" doesn't have many special effects, but when they do…
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

Watch Animal Collective Charm the Ropes Off of ‘Monkey Riches’

Animal Collective are ready to get back out on the road, and they've shared a mind-bending new video just in time to get fans in…
Marc Hogan / August 5, 2013

Download Migos’ Victory Lap Mixtape ‘Streets on Lock’

Atlanta chirp-rap trio Migos (though functionally a duo at the moment with member Offset in prison) are one of the big rap stories of 2013.
Jordan Sargent / August 5, 2013

PJ Harvey’s Guantanamo Bay Protest ‘Shaker Aamer’ Will Haunt You

Protest songs are a tricky genre, with no guaranteed formula for success. Sometimes a serious tone and case-specific detail can elevate protest to art; other…
Marc Hogan / August 5, 2013

Is Beyonce’s ‘Grown Woman’ Officially Here?

Here we are again. Four months after Beyoncé previewed her new song "Grown Woman" in a Pepsi ad, the purported final, official studio version has surfaced.
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

Stream Outfit’s Dusky, Danceable Debut Album ‘Performance’

Since they first emerged in 2011, Liverpool's Outfit have issued a number of apocalyptic-pop singles ("Every Night I Dress Up As You," "Firemen Don't Fly") and…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Stream Dumb Numbers’ Swooning Feedback-Pop Self-Titled Debut Album

Australian songwriter Adam Harding writes songs with the bubblegaze hooks of 4AD dream-pop and the cuddlebug sludge of Bleach-era Nirvana, both on display on his self-titled…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 5, 2013

Jason Sudeikis and Will Forte Make Out for Mumford’s ‘Hopeless Wanderer’ Video

Mumford & Sons are often perceived as a bunch of self-serious folkies who could lighten up. When SPIN certified the English band's 2012 album Babel…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Album of the Week: Stream Psychic Teens’ Deliciously Scuzzy Debut ‘COME’

"We've attracted a lot of… weird teens on Twitter," says Psychic Teens vocalist Larry Ragone. …
Paula Mejia / August 5, 2013

Islands Consider ‘Becoming the Gunship’ on Pretty Song About Death

When we first heard word of Islands' forthcoming fifth album Ski Mask, it seemed like mastermind Nick Thorburn was in a quitting mood. Early taste "Wave…
Chris Martins / August 5, 2013

Hear the Stargazer Lilies’ Psych-Fuzz Epic ‘Endless Days’

The Stargazer Lilies are a crew of nu-shoegazers headed by singer-bassist Kim Field and guitarist/drummer/producer John Cep, both formerly of the disco-informed five-piece Soundpool. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Ras G Arrives ‘Back on the Planet’ With an Album of Streaming Space Knowledge

Ras G may be a born-and-raised Los Angeleno, but he's also a bona fide "Brotha From Anotha Planet," as an earlier album's title made clear.
Chris Martins / August 5, 2013
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