2. Hocus Pocus
4. Lying in the Grass
5. The Burglars
6. Natural Selection
7. Bagels in Kiev
8. On Delay
9. Spilling Guts
10. Summing the Wretch
11. Golden Gal
Tony Visconti recently sat down with Rolling Stone to discuss David Bowie's forthcoming album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) and how they were heavily influenced byKendrick Lamar, that it features James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) and a jazz quartet fronted by Donny McCaslin helped the process. Watch the video for the title track in the replies.
"We were listening to a lot of Kendrick Lamar. We wound up with nothing like that, but we loved the fact Kendrick was so open-minded and he didn’t do a straight-up hip-hop record. He threw everything on there, and that’s exactly what we wanted to do. The goal, in many, many ways, was to avoid rock & roll."
First off, Frank Turner tells me, “let me get it out there that I think pitting records against each other is deeply immoral and like choosing between your children and all that shit.” That said, if he had to rank them, which we forced him to, he’d definitely single out his new album, Positive Songs for Negative People, as his favorite. The album, his sixth, feels more whole, more focused, more meticulously arranged, he says.
Wall of Death have announced that their sophomore album, Loveland, will be released on January 29th via Innovative Leisure. You can stream the title track from the release in the replies via The Fader.
2. For A Lover
3. Mother Tongue
4. How Many Kinds
5. Blow The Clouds
7. All Mighty
8. Little Joe
9. Chainless Man
10. Memory Pt. 1 & Pt. 2
1. "Mark My Words"
2. "I'll Show You"
3. "What Do You Mean?"
5. "Love Yourself"
7. "No Pressure," feat. Big Sean
8. "No Sense," feat. Travi$ Scott
9. "The Feeling," feat. Halsey
10. "Life Is Worth Living"
11. "Where Are Ü Now," feat. Jack Ü
14. "Been You"
15. "Get Used to Me"
16. "We Are," feat. Nas
18. "All in It"
19. "What Do You Mean? (Remix)," feat. Ariana Grande
MIGHTY is a relatively new project from Angelo Fiaretti, a young aspiring musician who dropped out of school at the age of 16 to focus on his craft. After years of hard work and perseverance, he's about to release his debut EP entitled, Bye, Have Nice!, which is set to release on November 6th via songintheair. The release was produced by Dan Gleason (Formerly of All Get Out and now Grouplove) and was lent some helping hands by members of All Get Out, O'Brother and Big Jesus. Jump to the replies to stream a new song called "Fingertip", read up on Angelo's story, and find out where you can catch some of his upcoming shows. After you've done all of that, jump over here to pre-order the EP.
Only took 10 years and two months, but the Bloodhound Gang have officially announced their follow up to 2005's Hefty Fine. Its Called Hard Off and is up for pre-order with a release date sometime in December.
Big news out of the Modern Baseball camp today. The band have released a surprise 6-song EP with Lame-O Records, The Perfect Cast, in advance of their recently recorded third album, releasing in 2016 through Run For Cover Records titled Holy Ghost. You can read a feature with the band, and hear the EP in its entirety, on Spin.
Lukens’ changed schedule over his health concerns resulted in the group switching up their usual recording process, writing songs in the studio and then piecing them together with the whole band, rather than Lukens and Ewald composing together ahead of time.
Death Grips will release a new album titled Bottomless Pit. They have released an announcement video featuring the late actress Karen Black. You can see that in the replies. More info and weirdness to come.
Savages will release their second album, Adore Life, on January 22nd via Matador Records. Hit the replies for the artwork and video for first single "The Answer".
“We've observed our audience all around the world and noticed that something is happening. People want to be pushed to do good, or to be good, or just to feel good. We wanted a very intense video, that felt like banging your head against the wall, focusing on our audience: a portrait of our crowd, an homage to music lovers and the good people who are coming to gigs and shouting their lungs out, or just smiling at the back. We were touched by them every night, and wanted to get their message out there: loud guitar music is still...
Basement have announced their 3rd LP titled "Promise Everything" which will be released through Run For Cover Records early next year. The band has also announced a UK and EU tour with Tigers Jaw and Alex G as support. Check out the dates in the replies.
Mineral Girls are pressing this year's excellent Cozy Body on pink vinyl which you can pre-order here. Also be sure to check out an interview Brett and Mackenzey did with Modern Vinyl about the pressing.
Cage The Elephant will release their new album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, on December 18th via RCA Records. The album is now up for pre-order.
01. Cry Baby
02. Mess Around
03. Sweetie Little Jean
04. Too Late To Say Goodbye
05. Cold Cold Cold
07. How Are You True
08. That’s Right
09. Punchin’ Bag
10. Portuguese Knife Fight
Andrew W.K. has announced Lil Bub's debut album, Science and Magic, which will be released December 4th via Joyful Noise. A trailer can be found in the replies, Also, the world is supposed to end or something.
It may seem impossible that a cat could compose an entire album of carefully crafted instrumental music, but BUB is not simply "a cat". She came from the deep unknown, on an intergalactic mission to help the people and animals of earth with her magic, talents, and otherworldly wisdom. I can attest to her power—the time I spent with her absolutely made me a better person.
Tortoise will release The Catastrophist on January 22nd via Thrill Jockey Records. The release will be the band's first since their 2009 release, Beacons of Ancestorship. You can find a new song called "Gesceap" along with the band's new tour dates in the replies.
1. The Catastrophist
2. Ox Duke
3. Rock On
4. Gopher Island
5. Shake Hands With Danger
6. The Clearing Fills
8. Hot Coffee
9. Yonder Blue
11. At Odds With Logic
Kung Fu Records will be releasing a 14 song collection of rare, out of print, and unreleased tracks from the early years of Tsunami Bomb.
1. Lemonade (1999) (rare version)
2. Irish Boys
3. Obligation (previously unreleased)
4. Mushy Love Song (previously unreleased)
6. 3 Days & 1000 Nights
7. Rotting Vampire Eyeballs
8. Cantare Del Morte (The Halloween Song)
9. The Invasion From Within
10. No One's Looking
11. No Good Very Bad Day
13. Lemonade (2000)
14. ...Not Forever
Daughter will release their much anticipated second album, Not To Disappear, on January 15th via 4AD. Check the replies for the video to the first single "Doing The Right Thing" which was directed by the team behind Nick Cave's 20,000 Days On Earth movie.
01) New Ways
03) Doing The Right Thing
06) Alone / With You
07) No Care
08) To Belong
10) Made Of Stone
Pope Francis is going to release his debut album, Wake Up!, on November 27th. It will feature excerpts of hymns and speeches delivered by the Pope set to original music by Believe Digital. Check out first single "Wake Up! Go! Go! Forward!" at Rolling Stone. I repeat: 2015 is surreal.
Mondo has announced a Batman: The Animated Series vinyl boxset.
Because the company is a fan of the seminal FOX animated series' music, Mondo put together a vinyl box set featuring the full scores of its favorite Batman: The Animated Series episodes. From "On Leather Wings" to "Joker's Favor" to "The Man Who Killed Batman," purchasers can relive the episodes through the series' remastered soundtrack.