Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and The National's Aaron Dessner have put together the Eaux Claires music festival. The greatest festival of all time will take place this July 17th and 18th in Eau Claire, WI. Some bands on the bill include both curators aforementioned bands, Sufjan Stevens, Spoon, Doomtree, and many more.
Because They Want My Soul is awesome, and we never posted this, and it's Friday and you have time on your hands, head to the replies to watch Spoon's full live performance on KEXP. It includes new songs like, "Knock Knock Knock," "Rent I Pay," and earlier hits like "The Ghost That Lingers."
As previously announced, Spoon will release their new album, They Want My Soul, on August 5th via Loma Vista. The band has also released an unofficial video for their new song, "Rent I Pay" which you can find in the replies along with the album artwork.
01) Rent I Pay
02) Inside Out
03) Rainy Taxi
04) Do You
05) Knock Knock Knock
07) They Want My Soul
08) I Just Donít Understand
09) Let Me Be Mine
10) New York Kiss
Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) have joined forces to create a new band called Divine Fits. The band's yet to be titled debut will be released this year through Merge Records. Keep an eye out for more details in the coming weeks.
White Rabbits are set to release their sophomore album, It's Frightening, which has been produced by Britt Daniel (Spoon), on May 19th. Check out the artwork for the album in our gallery and the video for its first single, "Percussion Gun," in the replies.
01) Percussion Gun
02) Rudie Fails
03) They Done Wrong / We Done Wrong
05) Company I Keep
06) The Salesman (Tramp Life)
07)Midnight and I
08) Right Where They Left
09) The Lady Vanishes
10) Leave It At The Door
1. Donít Make Me A Target
2. The Ghost Of You Lingers
3. You Got Yr Cherry Bomb
4. Donít You Evah
5. Rhythm And Soul
6. Eddieís Ragga
7. The Underdog
8. My Little Japanese Cigarette Case
9. Finer Feelings
10.Black Like Me
The Decemberists, The Dandy Warhols and Britt Daniel (Spoon) are some of the artists that will be contributing to an all covers album entitled Bridging The Distance: A Portland, OR Covers Compilation, which has been given an April 17th release date.
01. The Decemberists - 'Think About Me' (Fleetwood Mac)
02. Pat MacDonald - 'The Harder They Come' (Jimmy Cliff)
03. The Joggers - 'Long Distance Runaround' (Yes)
04. The Snuggle Ups - 'Dancing in the Dark' (Bruce Springsteen)
05. The Thermals - 'Tangerine' (Led Zeppelin)
06. Christopher Walla - 'Shattered Dreams' (Johnny Hates Jazz)
07. Viva Voce - 'Eye in the Sky' (The Alan Parsons Project)
08. The Minus 5 - 'That...