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See MGMT Rocket a Sock Puppet Into Space for ‘Alien Days’ Teaser Video

Before MGMT unveil their long-awaited third album, the Oracular Spectacular duo of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser will release a Record Store Day-exclusive cassette single containing…
Kyle McGovern / April 18, 2013

Stream Lucero’s Entire Lovelorn ‘Texas & Tennessee’ EP

While Lucero have made a career — and seven albums — out of straddling hot-blooded bar-rock and heartfelt alt-country balladry, the Memphis six-piece's freshly recorded…
Kyle McGovern / April 18, 2013

Watch the Knife’s Album Cover Art Come Alive in Minimalist ‘A Cherry on Top’ Video

The Knife's SPIN Essential new album, Shaking the Habitual, came out earlier this month. The cover art, you might've noticed, sets bright blue-green text and images against…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2013

Stream Bibio’s Clipped Soul Collage ‘You’

British beatmaker/producer Bibio recently shared a series of snippets harvested from his upcoming seventh album, Silver Wilkinson (out May 14 via Warp Records), as well…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Paul Stanley Stage Banter Supercut Documents Deep Existential Crisis

KISS singer Paul Stanley lives in a world where we're always "just getting started," where everyone is "hiiiiiiiiiigggggghhh" and one's biggest concern is catching a…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

Hear Florence + the Machine’s Epic/Tragic ‘Gatsby’ Original ‘Over the Love’

"That voice was a deathless song." That's how Nick Carraway, narrator of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, describes the voice of Daisy Buchanan, the…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

If This Daft Punk ‘Get Lucky’ Leak Is Fake, Pharrell Better Lawyer Up

UPDATE (4/19/13): Hear the official, slightly underwhelming version of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky (Radio Edit)" here.Daft Punk's strategy of delayed gratification meets viral cat-and-mouse has…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

Watch Soundgarden Strip Down ‘Superunknown’ Classics for Acoustic Set

Soundgarden are set to embark on another leg of their North American tour in May, and in advance of the upcoming gigs, frontman Chris Cornell…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Stream Davell Crawford’s Big Freedia-Boosted Dixie-Funk ‘River / White Socks & Drawers’

New Orleans pianist Davell Crawford will release My Gift to You, his first record in 14 years, on June 11 via Basin Street Records. "River…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2013

Coliseum Raise the Dead for a Cemetery Dance Party in ‘Fuzzbang’ Video

Just days ago, Coliseum dropped the law-breaking video for "Bad Will," which captured the hardcore Louisville trio playing a pop-up show in the streets of…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Hear the Baptist Generals’ Intricately Emotional ‘Broken Glass’

In 2003, the Baptist Generals released their debut album, No Silver/No Gold, on Sub Pop. The Denton, Texas-based band returns with its sophomore album, Jackleg…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Phoenix, Christopher Owens, Meat Puppets, Junip, and More

It's Wednesday — that means we've got another cluster of albums ready for streaming. Strap on a pair of headphones and dive in: 1) Phoenix, Bankrupt!. "The…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

See Garbage and Screaming Females Record Patti Smith’s ‘Because the Night’

Butch Vig laying into a drum kit is a good way to start any video, but this one only gets better from there. In the…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

How to Destroy Angels Explain How to Blow Away Coachella Audiences in Video Trilogy

Now that Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels have debuted their translucent sheet-obscured live show, the experimental outfit has shared a behind-the-scenes peek at the…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Preview Jack White, Gotye, and the xx’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Songs, 30 Seconds at a Time

The star-jammed soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's new movie updating F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby continues to drip out in tidbits too small to reveal much…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2013

Hear J Dilla’s ‘Trucks,’ a Gangstafied Gary Numan Tribute

In February, we heard "Anthem," a long-lost J Dilla track hailing from the posthumous album The Diary, which will focus on songs that feature the…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

Laurel Halo Talks Turbulence, Techno, and Her Moving New Hyperdub EP

Laurel Halo is fucking stoked about playing live. Over the course of an hour-long conversation, the New York electronic musician exclaims, "I love playing live,"
Philip Sherburne / April 17, 2013

Hear Kings Destroy’s ‘Casse Tete,’ Sabbath-y Sludge From Members of Killing Time

Brooklyn may not seem like the most obvious home for some serious Sabbath-style shreddage, but the dark art of heavy metal doesn't give a damn…
Chris Martins / April 17, 2013

Watch Airstrip’s Joyous ‘Pleasure Center’ Video

Airstrip frontman Matthew Park describes the North Carolina foursome's recently released debut album, Willing, as "nightmare pop," but "daydream" might be a better tag for…
Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: GrandeMarshall’s ‘Mugga Man’

Philadelphia-born, Fool's Gold-signed rapper GrandeMarshall's new mixtape Mugga Man nods to a number of still-effective, though well-worn rap styles, without narrowcasting, pandering, or just sitting…
Brandon Soderberg / April 17, 2013
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