New Release – Cerebral Ballzy : Jaded & Faded

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Jaded & Faded by Cerebral Ballzy is out now worldwide

Download on iTunes here

Video – Guantanamo Baywatch : Love This Time

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Portland, Oregon’s surf-punk miscreants, Guantanamo Baywatch, have released the Dan Shaw-directed video for “Love This Time” from their split single with Natural Child for Suicide Squeeze Records.

Watch – Bankrupt! (Phoenix Documentary)

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phoenixbankruptBankrupt! A documentary film from Guilaume Delaperriere, filmed & recorded in Paris at Motorbass Studio in November 2012.

New Track – Reputante : Iron Seven

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140203440453_AMAnother great track from Julian Casablancas label Cult Records – “Iron Seven,” from Reputante. The song is the band’s first new material since last year’s Cult Records-released Oceanside EP.


Listen to Oceanside in full via Soundcloud here:

Album Stream – The Antlers : Familiars

FamiliarsAlbumCoverThe Antlers’ highly-anticipated fifth studio album Familiars is now streaming exclusively on NPR Music. NPR calls the record “sure-handed and ambitious” and praises “its emotional openness, its rich sound, its mix of subtlety and grandiosity, its funereal beauty.” Stream the album hereFamiliars is out tomorrow, June 17 on Anti- Records. 

Last time we caught up with the Antlers

Video – EELS : Lockdown Hurricane

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Noisey is premiering the video for EELS’ “Lockdown Hurricane,” the second single from the band’s eleventh album, The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, out now on E Works/Pias. Watch the video here:

New Track – Spoon : Rent I Pay


Spoon will return with their long awaited eighth offering, They Want My Soul, on August 5 via Loma Vista Recordings. Preorders for the album-lauded by NPR as “unmistakably a Spoon record, with…fantastically infectious grooves and melodies” — are live now at iTunes and Amazon. An exclusive bundle will be available later this week through the band’s store (at which features, among other desirous items, a limited edition glow-in-the-dark vinyl LP, a t-shirt and handwritten lyric sheets. The first 100 bundle orders will receive an autographed set of lyric sheets. All preorders placed through iTunes and come with an instant download of the album’s lead-off track “Rent I Pay.”

The band has also filmed an unofficial video for They Want My Soul’s “Rent I Pay.”

Britt Daniel and Jim Eno recently talked with Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton for NPR’s All Songs Considered about the recording process behind the record and its sonic elements. The All Songs Considered segment is currently streaming here.

New Track – Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio) : God Damn Beauty

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Dave-Sitek-God-Damn-Beauty-00The first solo track from musician/producer extraordinaire Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio). “God Damn Beauty” will be available for purchase on iTunes June 17th.

Video – Chuck Inglish : Legs (Feat. Chromeo)

chuck-inglish-chromeo-legsWatch the official video for CHUCK INGLISH’s latest single “LEGS” featuring CHROMEO. The track can be found on Chuck’s widely praised debut album, Convertibles, which was released via Federal Prism/Sounds Like Fun on April 8. Given the title of the funky, chill jam – as well as the incredibly catchy chorus – you already know what the video features…lots of them. This is our new summer jam. 

Video – Got A Girl : Did We Live Too Fast

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Got A Girl – Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Dan “The Automator” Nakamura –  share the music video for “Did We Live Too Fast”, from the debut album I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now, out on Bulk Recordings July 22nd. The video was written and directed by Hope Larson, best known for her award-winning work as a cartoonist. In the video Winstead and Nakamura play a married couple exploring comedically unconventional sexual kinks in an effort to spice up their stalled relationship.

Video – White Lung : Face Down


White Lung dosed us with another visceral video, “Face Down,” from their upcoming full-length album, Deep Fantasy, out June 17th via Domino Recording Co. NPR debuted the VHS filmed video calling White Lung “the endless-riffs-per-minute punk band”.

Video – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah : As Always

A new video from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah for “As Always” from the new album Only Run out  June 3. The video, directed by David M. Helman, shows actor Wil Daniels deep in a never-ending night of debauchery and explodes with an unexpected twist at the end.

Video – Har Mar Superstar : Restless Leg


Viva La Puppet!  New video for “Restless Leg” from Har Mar superstar’s album Bye Bye Seventeen

Video – Weatherbox : Pagan Baby

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Weatherbox have a new music video for “Pagan Baby”.  Directed by Max Moore, the video for “Pagan Baby” pays homage to The Replacements as a modern take on their iconic video for “Bastards of Young”, which consisted of a single unbroken shot of a speaker, kicked over at the end of the song.

New Track – The Kooks : Hold On

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Chegg out a  groovy new R&B track from The Kooks – off their eagerly anticipated album  Listen produced by young hip hop pioneer Inflo. The album officially  drops September 2nd via Astralwerks.

New Video – Tweens : Forever


Bridget Battle’s last band might have been a high school choir, but the 21-year-old singer for Cincinnati’s Tweens is no goody two shoes. Look no further for proof than their forthcoming Self-TitledLP, the punk-tinged debut from the trash-pop trio—Battle on vocals and guitar, Peyton Copes on bass and Jerri Queen on drums—that showcases a melodic, driven and exceedingly catchy sound that’s anything but well behaved.

New Video – Syd Arthur : Garden of Time

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SydArthur1200x820Watch the official video for “Garden of Time” from Sound Mirror, the second album from British psychedelic band Syd Arthur. Preorder here:

Governors Ball Founders on The Exchange

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Rob Cox, host of The Exchange, sits down with the founders of the Governors Ball music festival to discuss the economics of organizing three days of rock and roll on an island off the city of New York.

Free Download – Twin Shadow : To The Top

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Download the new Twin Shadow single – To The Top  here.

New Track – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart : Eurydice

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Today The Pains of Being Pure at Heart share the anthemic new track “Eurydice,” the second official single from the band’s eagerly anticipated third LP – Days of Abandon, out May 13 via Yebo in North America and via Fierce Panda in the UK/EU on June 2. The album is also now available to pre-order via iTunes. The band heads back out on tour at the end of this month, and will wrap its North American run of shows with a homecoming gig at Bowery Ballroom. Watch a six-song set the band did for WNYC last week right here. And in case you missed it, check out the video for the album’s first single, “Simple and Sure.”