Star Wars Headspace has been announced, and is "a new compilation of original electronic dance music infused with Star Wars sound clips and effects." It is produced by Rick Rubin and is set to release digitally on February 19th, and physically March 18th.
Andrew Bird will release his new album, Are You Serious, on April 1st via Loma Vista Recordings. You can hear the first single entitled, "Capsized" in the replies.
2. Roma Fade
3. Truth Lies Low
5. Chemical Switches
6. Left-Handed Kisses
7. Are You Serious
8. Saints Preservus
9. The New Saint Jude
10. Valleys Of The Young
Parquet Courts will releaseHuman Performance on April 8th. A new video and tour dates are in the replies.
02 Human Performance
04 I Was Just Here
06 Captive Of The Sun
07 Steady On My Mind
08 One Man, No City
09 Berlin Got Blurry
10 Keep It Even
11 Two Dead Cops
12 Pathos Prairie
13 It's Gonna Happen
Twin Peaks will release their new album, Down In Heaven, on May 13th. The band have also released a new song, called "Walk To The One You Love." Tour dates, album art and the new song are all in the replies (via CoS)
01. Walk To the One You Love
02. Wanted You
03. My Boys
05. You Don’t
06. Cold Lips
07. Heavenly Showers
08. Keep It Together
09. Getting Better
10. Holding Roses
13. Have You Ever
New Lives, Surrenderson, and Undeserving will release a three-way split EP on February 7 via Sunday Drive Records. The split can be preordered here. New Lives' contribution, "Degenerate," can be streamed on their SoundCloud. Fans of Balance and Composure or Basement will want to check this out.
Teen Suicide will release It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot (a 26-song double LP) on April 1st via Run For Cover Records. Check out the video for the new song "Alex" in the replies. (via Paper) The band will also be joining the mewithoutYou and Say Anything tour this April.
1. Living Proof
2. The Big Joyous Celebration
5. Obvious Love
6. It’s Just a Pop Song
8. Wild Thing Runs Free
9. Bright Blue Pickup Truck
10. Big Mistake
11. What You Want
13. Neighborhood Drug Dealer
14. Have a Conversation
19. The Things I Love Are Killing Me
20. Falling Out Of...
One of our Most Anticipated of 2016 artists, Frame and Mantle, will be releasing a remastered version of their debut EP, While Our Fields Lie Fallow, on April 8th via Further Sky Records. Physical and digital pre-orders are available now and the album will include a bonus track, "Isle of View."
Baauer has announced that his debut album, Aa, will be released on March 18th via LuckyMe. You can stream "Day Ones" in the replies.
06) Day Ones [ft. Novelist & Leikeli 47]
07) Good & Bad
08) Way From Me [ft. Tirzah]
09) Temple [ft. M.I.A. & G Dragon]
10) Make it Bang [ft. TT the Artist]
11) Kung Fu [ft. Pusha T & Future]
12) Church Reprise [ft. Rustie]
Tim Hecker will release his new album Love Streams April 8th and said that it was inspired in part by “liturgical aesthetics after Yeezus” and the “transcendental voice in the age of auto-tune." Jake is probably going to die when he hears it. (h/t Pitchfork)
Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme (Queens of The Stone Age) will release their collaborative album, Post Pop Depression, on March 18th via Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline International. You can stream the first new song "Gardenia" in the replies.
01. Break Into Your Heart
03. American Valhalla
04. In The Lobby
07. German Days
08. Chocolate Drops
Bibio will release his new album, A Mineral Love, on April 1st via Warp Records. You can watch his new video for "Feeling" in the replies.
02. A Mineral Love
04. Town & Country
06. The Way You Talk (Featuring Gotye)
07. With The Thought Of Us
08. Why So Serious? (Featuring Olivier St. Louis)
09. C'est La Vie
10. Wren Tails
11. Gasoline & Mirrors (Featuring Wax Stag)
12. Saint Thomas
13. Light Up The Sky
The Falcon will release a new full-length record called Gather Up the Chaps on March 18th through Red Scare Industries. The punk rock super group features members from Alkaline Trio, The Lawrence Arms and the Loved Ones.
Bob Mould has announced that he will release Patch The Sky on March 25th via Merge Records. A new song called "Voices In My Head" can be heard in the replies.
01. Voices In My Head
02. The End of Things
03. Hold On
04. You Say You
05. Losing Sleep
06. Pray For Rain
07. Lucifer And God
08. Daddy’s Favorite
09. Hands Are Tied
10. Black Confetti
11. Losing Time
Polyenso will release their new full length album, Pure In The Plastic, on April 1st and this is no joke.
1. 17 New Years
2. Where To Grow (Where To Be Born)
4. Not My Real Life
5. /// (A Pool Worth Diving In)
7. Every Single Time
8. Let It Go
9. Osaka Son
10. Moona Festival
Preorders for Knockout Kid's new album Manic are now available at Bullet Tooth. A new song downloads instantly with each preorder, and you can hear a new song called “Jurassic Park After Dark” over at lamboat.
Revival Recordings will be releasing an acoustic compilation titled It's All Acoustic on January 29. It features never before release acoustic tracks from the likes of Alesana, The Funeral Portrait, and new signeeFamous Last Words, whose contribution, "I'll Be Home Soon," can be streamed via AltPress.
1. I'll Be Home Soon - Famous Last Words
2. Broken Maiden - Cabaret Runaway
3. Hiatus - Alesana
4. Casanova (C'est La Vie) - The Funeral Portrait
5. Winona - Megosh
6. Natural Born Thriller - Uh Huh Baby Yeah!
7. Stand Up - Tempting Paris
8. Nightingale - The Things They Carried
9. Long Nights, Stupid Fights - The Legitimate Excuse
10. Dancing Alone -...
RJD2 will release his new album, Dame Fortune, on March 25th via RJ's Electrical Connections. His new song called "Peace of What" can be found in the replies.
01. A Portal Inward
02. The Roaming Hoard
03. Peace of What (featuring Jordan Brown)
04. The Sheboygan Left
05. A New Theory
06. We Come Alive (featuring Son Little)
07. PF, Day One
08. Saboteur (featuring Phonte Coleman)
09. Your Nostalgic Heart and Lung
10. Up In The Clouds (featuring Blueprint)
11. Band of Matron Saints (featuring Josh Krajcik)
12. Portals Outward
Wintersleep will release their latest album, The Great Detachment, on March 4th via Dine Alone Records. You can stream their first single from the record entitled, "Amerika" over on The Wallstreet Journal.
Dr. Dog will release their new (actually it's a re-recorded version of their first, sorta-unreleased) album, The Psychedelic Swamp, on February 5th via Anti-. You can hear a (completely) new song called "Bring My Baby Back" over on Vulture.
i write songs all the time. sometimes they’re just weird songs i sing while changing a baby, or songs about annoying things that i sing to myself, or to friends while sitting at a bar, or about christmas, or new york. sometimes these songs live in my head for years and have verses upon verses added to them, almost infinitely. sometimes they’re just ghosts of ideas, and sometimes they’re fully-formed things which float in front of me, seeming like they’d be easy to make flesh, only to fight furiously as soon as i try to pin them down in any way. some of them i make with friends in a room with instrument things. only a tiny fraction of these...