In a recent interview, Father John Misty says he's already completed writing on the follow up to this year's excellent I Love You, Honeybear, and that the album "isn't about love." You can watch the interview in the replies.
I feel like writing about intimacy afforded me a real unexpected level of clarity and kind of turning that perspective outward, that's essentially what the next album is all about.
Avi Buffalo has released another new song called "Memories of You" which you can stream over on Stereogum. The track's from the band's new album, At Best Cuckold, which will be released on September 9th via Sub Pop Records.
Sarah Silverman will release her new album, We Are Miracles, on September 23rd via Sub Pop Records. The audio is taken from Sarah's emmy-nominated headline special for HBO. You can listen to her bit "Planting the Seeds of Insecurity" in the replies.
01) Nighttime Rituals
02) Speaking of Cum My Mother’s Been Sick
03) Killing Jesus
04) Planting the Seeds of Insecurity
05) Looking Inward
06) A Heartbreaking Story
07) Rape Jokes Comedy’s Hidden Gem
09) Senator Obama
10) Human Puppies
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Avi Buffalo will release their new album, At Best Cuckold, on September 9th via Sub Pop Records. Jump to the replies to stream the band's new single, "So What."
01) So What
02) Memories of You
03) Can't Be Too Responsible
04) Two Cherished Understandings
05) Overwhelmed with Pride
06) Found Blind
07) She Is Seventeen
08) Think It's Gonna Happen Again
09) Oxygen Tank
10) Won't Be Around No More
Giacchetto says his greatest deal was the 1994 Sub Pop sale to Warner. "I can now reveal that Universal was the top bidder, $25 million," says Giacchetto, "but it wasn't the right creative fit. Sony Music bid $5 million. David Geffen bid $8 million -- I told him his bid was way too f-ing low - and Microsoft bid a paltry $4 million, frankly insulting. Bill Gates, who at the time considered himself to be 'the future of entertainment,' couldn't have been a more dull character. It definitely would have made Microsoft a bit more hip, which in hindsight might have actually made...
Mogwaiwill release Rave Tapes on January 21 via Sub Pop. A song from the effort, "Remurdered," is streaming in the replies, where you will also find the artwork.
01) Heard About You Last Night
02) Simon Ferocious
04) Hexon Bogon
06) Master Card
08) Blues Hour
09) No Medecine For Regret
10) The Lord Is Out Of Control
Shearwater will release their new reinventions and collaborations album, Fellow Travelers, on November 26th via Sub Pop Records. You can stream their cover of "I Luv the Valley Oh!!" in the replies.
01) “Our Only Sun” – a fragment of the song “Deeper Devastation,” by Jesca Hoop
02) “I Luv the Valley OH!!” – Xiu Xiu
03) “Hurts Like Heaven” – Coldplay
04) “To Be of Use” – Smog
05) “Natural One” – Folk Implosion
06) “Ambiguity” – David Thomas Broughton
07) “Cheerleader” – St. Vincent
08) “Tomorrow” – Clinic
09) “A Wake for the Minotaur” – Shearwater & Sharon Van Etten
10) “Mary is Mary” – Wye Oak
11) “Fucked Up Life” - The Baptist Generals
Sub Pop Records posted a scan of Nirvana's original contract on their Tumblr account. Check it out in the replies, and make note of the pittance of an advance the band received prior to recording Bleach ($600).
Maybe you've seen the letter a very enthusiastic Virginia Tech student/mascot sent to Sub-Pop records asking if "Nirvana would send a quick video to us that we could include in our video collage"? Well, the label dressed up and responded. Video in the replies.
The Head and The Heart will release their sophomore album, Let's Be Still, on October 15th via Sub Pop Records. The band has also announced fall tour dates to accompany the album which you can find in the replies.
The track listing for Washed Out's new album, Paracosm, can be seen below and the album art can be found in the replies. Also, the band's new single, "It All Feels Right" can be heard in the replies. Paracosm is set to be released on August 13th via Sub Pop Records.
02) It All Feels Right
03) Don’t Give Up
05) All I Know
06) Great Escape
08) Falling Back
09) All Over Now
No Age will release their new album, An Object, on August 20th via Sub Pop Records.
01) No Ground
02) I Won't Be Your Generator
03) C'mon Stimmung
05) An Impression
06) Lock Box
07) Running from A-go-go
08) My Hands, Birch and Steel
09) Circling With Dizzy
10) A Ceiling Dreams of a Floor
11) Commerce, Comment, Commence
Sub Pop Records will release Mogwai’s soundtrack for Les Revenants, the French supernatural thriller and most popular TV series in Canal + history, on February 26th, 2013. You can stream a new song entitled, "Wizard Motor," in the replies.
01) Hungry Face
03) The Huts
04) Kill Jester
05) This Messiah Needs Watching
06) Whisky Time
07) Special N
08) Relative Hysteria
09) Fridge Magic
11) Eagle Tax
13) What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?
14) Wizard Motor
In preparation for their debut full-length, Sweden's Niki and the Dove have released a tantalizing album sampler where you can stream five new tracks from the release all in their entirety. Instinct will be released on May 14th via Sub Pop.
Sunny Day Real Estate have been performing some new material while out on tour. A live version of "10" (as it appears on their set list) can be seen in the replies. My review of last night's show in Austin can be seen here.