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Watch Coldplay Bang Out One of Their Best (‘Clocks’) Live

Coldplay already gave us a sneak peak off their forthcoming Live 2012 with a video of "Paradise," but lest we forget there was a time…
Harley Brown / November 13, 2012

Widowspeak Preview ‘Almanac’ LP With Mellow ‘Golden’ Strummer

Widowspeak's self-titled debut album last year on Captured Tracks showed the Brooklyn band had brighter pop charms than sublimely dusty early singles such as "Harsh…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Watch Mother Mother’s Creepy, Chad VanGaalen-Animated ‘The Sticks’

Vancouver punks Mother Mother have teamed up with fellow Canadian songwriter-songwriter Chad VanGaalen for a drippy, trippy video to accompany their song "The Sticks" off…
Harley Brown / November 13, 2012

Bjork Is the World’s Weirdest Geology Teacher in ‘Mutual Core’

Used to be our dear Bjӧrk was content with hosting hot robotic Bjӧrk avatar on robotic Bjӧrk avatar action in her videos, but these days,…
Chris Martins / November 13, 2012

Alt-J ‘Buffalo’ With Mountain Man on Ornately Folky Soundtrack Cut

Buffalo is a musical word, so appealing it thrives despite the American bison having little to do with the African buffalo or Asian water buffalo,…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Ra Ra Riot’s Dancey ‘Beta Love’ Swaps Strings for Synths, Reinvents Band

Ra Ra Riot reinvent themselves with their new single, "Beta Love," whose dance-pop bent is fueled by the egress of cellist Alexandra Lawn. The freshly…
Chris Martins / November 13, 2012

First Spin: Hear Silkky Johnson’s Psychedelic Rap LP ‘Debauched Legend’

After last year's Hater of the Year, a collection of Silkky Johnson's instrumentals for Main Attrakionz, Western Tink, and others, the producer set out to…
Brandon Soderberg / November 13, 2012

Listen to Peaking Lights’ Tantric Trance Remix of Clinic’s ‘Miss You’

Masked Liverpudlian art-rockers Clinic have met their psychedelic spirit animal in West Coast husband-and-wife duo Peaking Lights, who recently remixed "Miss You," the first single…
Harley Brown / November 13, 2012

Stream Fort Lean’s Moody New ‘Change Your Name’ EP

Earlier this year we posted a download for "Sunsick," a righteously anthemic chunk of streamlined, Brooklyn-built power-pop that improved upon all the wonderful noise that…
David Bevan / November 13, 2012

Relive Metric’s Thrilling Summer Tour in ‘Breathing Underwater’ Video

Metric, to mix a metaphor or two, are taking a well-deserved victory lap before coming back out for an encore. The sleek Canadian synth-rockers' Essential album Synthetica came…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Gunplay, on House Arrest, Drops Crime-Filled Single ‘Drop’

Gunplay's troubles away from the recording studio haven't slowed down one of the year's most pulse-quickening rappers (see Gunplay: Miami's Wild Child MC Is Guided by…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Soundgarden Dig Deep for Full ‘Live on Letterman’ Set

Soundgarden's first new album in 16 years, King Animal, is out today, but the mega-selling rockers haven't forgotten their pre-"alternative" roots. Last night during the TV…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Johnny Marr Roams Bleak Countryside in Debut Solo Video ‘The Messenger’

The title of Johnny Marr's debut solo album turns out to be a head fake in more ways than one. Due out on February 26,…
Marc Hogan / November 13, 2012

Best Coast Drop Sunny ‘Do You Love Me Like You Used To’ Video

Despite the fact the "Do You Love Me Like You Used To" is a total bummer, lyrically speaking, the The Only Place single by SPIN…
Chris Martins / November 13, 2012

The Evens Play ‘The Odds’: Stream the New Album From Ian MacKaye’s Band

Only 10 days ago, the Evens announced their long-delayed third album, The Odds, by sharing the low-flying but inarguably inspired new song, "King of Kings."
Chris Martins / November 12, 2012

Jim James Announces Solo LP With Android Disco Jam ‘Know Til Now’

Two bits of good news: A) My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will be releasing his debut solo album titled Regions of Light and Sound…
Chris Martins / November 12, 2012

Purity Ring’s ‘Lofticries’ Video Surreally Explores Death, Birth

Purity Ring's "Lofticries" was one of the first songs to put the swoony Canadian trap-pop duo on the map, and it sounds just as sweet…
Chris Martins / November 12, 2012

Chief Keef Thinks He’s ‘Kobe’ in New Video

The Los Angeles Lakers' may be half a season short of a swish so far, but that's not keeping Chicago rap riser Chief Keef from…
Chris Martins / November 12, 2012

Hear Boris and Asobi Seksu Cover Each Other for Record Store Day 7-Inch

Japan's shoegazyiest heavy metal band and America's most heavily stylish shoegaze band have joined forces for two sides of vinyl to be unleashed on Record…
Christopher R. Weingarten / November 12, 2012

Two Armadillos’ Martin Dawson, a.k.a. King Roc, Dies Following Aneurysm

The British house producer Martin Dawson — a.k.a. King Roc and one-half of the duo Two Armadillos, with Secretsundaze's Giles Smith — has died, reports…
Philip Sherburne / November 12, 2012
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