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Radiohead announce new album coming Sunday, share video for “Daydreaming”

As many speculated after the release of “Burn The Witch” earlier this week, we have a new Radiohead album coming our way. The band shared “Daydreaming,” a new song and video, and the YouTube description revealed that the album will be out on digital platforms this Sunday, May 8, at 7pm BST, which translates to […]

RATATAT Announce New Album, ‘Magnifique’

Back in April, Ratatat set the internet ablaze with “Cream On Chrome,” a funky, upbeat single that served as the duo’s first new track in five years. As you may have guessed, we were stoked beyond belief, and since then have kept our fingers and toes crossed, hopeful that more new tunes were on the way. […]

Get Funky With Jungle’s Debut Album In Full and Watch Their New Video For “Time”

Jungle has been on a steady rise for the better part of this past year, even though there isn’t a whole lot that anyone knows about them. We do know that the ensemble revolves around its core duo–known simply as J and T–they’re based out of London, they recently made an impressive television debut on […]

Dance Along With Jungle’s Video For “Busy Earnin'”

One of London’s most recent notable exports is Jungle who’ve released the video for their ultra-catchy “Busy Earnin’” which will be released as a 12″ single in April via XL Recordings. You can pre-order it here. Jungle was quite the elusive entity for awhile as they made their way onto the scene with their now-popular […]

STREAM: Sigur Rós – ‘Kveikur’

With the official release of Kveikur only a week away, Sigur Rós are now streaming their seventh record in its entirety through Amazon. Known for mesmerizing the world with their ethereal blend of Hopelandic-infused post-rock, the quartet-turned-trio have taken a noticeable shift into darker territory which may come as a surprise to longtime listeners. With […]

Vampire Weekend Release Video For “Diane Young”

Vampire Weekend have unleashed their wacky new music video for the song “Diane Young,” which was directed by Primo Kahn. There is no shortage of people coming in and out of the video or making an unforgettable entrance. Be sure to watch it a couple of times because there is a chance you might have […]

STREAM: Vampire Weekend’s new songs, “Diane Young” and “Step”

After their first full performance in nearly a year at SXSW last night, Vampire Weekend released two new tracks from their upcoming third-studio album, Modern Vampires of the City. The first track, “Diane Young” is an upbeat and distorted rock driven song, even by Vampire Weekend standards. The group’s production, detuned vocals, and sampling may […]

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Thom Yorke And Nigel Godrich Are Doing An AMA On Reddit RIGHT NOW

Musician Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich will be doing an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit today, starting at 12:30pm EST, according to Yorke’s label XL Recordings. That’s right, for a short period of time all that will separate you from the Radiohead frontman (and Radiohead’s long-time producer) is a keyboard and an internet […]

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Vampire Weekend Reveal Basically Everything (Release Date! Artwork! Tour Dates!) About Their Upcoming Third LP ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’

Yep, that’s really the title. While all other news is going to pale in comparison to Fall Out Boy’s return, there are other things happening in the music world that we should probably still report on. Like this. Brooklyn indie rock standard bearers Vampire Weekend have finally fully fleshed out the details for their upcoming […]

The xx Release ‘Coexist’ Full Album Stream

London’s own The xx have partnered up with the good people at NPR to stream their entire album, Coexist, and it is simply amazing. Coexist has a official release date of September 11 through XL Recordings and can be pre-ordered right here. Coupled with unmatched songwriting and catchy melodies, this album holds this key to […]

REVIEW: Sigur Rós – Valtari

Artist: Sigur Rós Album: Valtari Label: XL During the summer of 2002, I found myself feeling devoid of any emotions or feelings. I had just turned 22, dropped out of college and run away from everything in my life that mattered. Without a road map or plan for my existence, I packed my life in […]