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22 Jun 2017 // 11:15 AM

Foo Fighters - “Run” (Singles Going Steady)

Radiohead is doling out OK Computer-era lost tracks, Slowdive is back, and now Foo Fighters have a new single. It's like the '90s never went away.

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Midnight North: Under the Lights

The blend between their rock side and their country/folk side is actually what makes Midnight North a relatively unique band.

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‘OKNOTOK’ and the Nostalgic Radiohead

Radiohead completists already own much of what is on OKNOTOK, but those wanting to experience OK Computer for the first time need look no further than here.

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Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm: Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Robert Cray teams up with Memphis's Hi Rhythm for a supergroup album with no pretensions and all soul.

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Yes, Music Can and Should Elicit Worldwide Progress

Sound System is ceaselessly fascinating and incredibly well researched, with a narrative voice that’s simultaneously highly educated and humbly inviting.

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Träd, Gräs och Stenar: Tack för Kaffet (So Long)

As the group nears its 50th anniversary, Träd, Gräs och Stenar brings heavy and hypnotic rock to its brand new album.

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Garland Jeffreys: 14 Steps to Harlem

There are two types of music fans: people who love Garland Jeffreys and people who've never heard of him. His latest album is proof that the legendary artist still has a lot of great music left.

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The Dustbowl Revival - “Call My Name” (audio) (premiere)

The Dustbowl Revival adds a serious dose of soul and funk to their wide-ranging American roots music as one can hear on their new song, "Call My Name".

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Jug Band Blues

Full of surprises, this lively anthology explores a sometimes under-appreciated genre of early-recorded blues, highlighting its creative diversity.

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15 Jun 2017 // 9:11 AM

Ride: Weather Diaries

Oxford’s dreaming sons erase their ending with an album that is fondly unfamiliar and more rewarding for it.

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Royal Trux: Platinum Tips + Ice Cream

Royal Trux, one of the most important American bands of all time, resurfaces with an anarchic yet smooth live set to remind disciples how it is done.

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Station - “All You Need Is a Heartbeat” (audio) (premiere)

New York melodic hard rock outfit Station returns to classic sound on new single.

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Digging the Earth: Michael J. Sheehy on Music, Politics and Personal History

Miraculous Mule introduces politics into their poisonous melodrama on their latest album and frontman Michael J. Sheehy shares his greatest musical inspirations.

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U2 at Soldier Field: Still Searching for Answers at ‘Joshua Tree’

U2 made The Joshua Tree sound less like a finished work, a monument from a long-lost decade, than a series of songs still in search of answers.

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When It Comes to Collecting Vinyl, It’s Better to Be a Freak Than a Snob

John Corbett exposes a beautiful and dusty world forgotten but kept alive by that dying medium known as the vinyl record.

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Freddie Nelson - “Hey Doll” (video) (premiere)

Freddie Nelson, sometime Paul Gilbert collaborator, offers up the first single from debut solo album Shake the Cage and reflects on its various points of inspiration.

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31 May 2017 // 8:10 AM

Evan Dando: Baby I’m Bored

Overdue and unexpected in 2003, the solo return from the former alt rock pin-up still has secrets tucked between its confessions.

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Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales: Room 29

These songs drift by languidly, as if they had been dipping into John Belushi’s barbiturate stash, leaving the listener somewhat foggy headed, but otherwise unchanged.

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Pere Ubu: Drive, He Said 1994-2002

The period covered by this box set is perhaps the least understood or appreciated among Pere Ubu’s many iterations, yet these might just be their most vibrantly subversive recordings.

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Bubblemath - ‘Edit Peptide’ (album stream) (premiere)

Minnesota progressive band returns with sophomore release that combines melodic and mathematical ecstasy.

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