Mixed Media

July 2015

The Chills – “America Says Hello” (Singles Going Steady)

New Zealand musical legands and former Flying Nun recording artists, the Chills, are releasing their first full-length album since 1996's Sunburnt. Silver Bullets comes out on October 30 via Fire and we look at their new single.


Dead Rock West - “The Price of Love” (video) (premiere)

The new video by the California duo is a live rendition of an Everly Brothers classic.


Lauryn Hill Performs Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good”

Lauryn Hill stopped by The Tonight Show to perform a take on the Nina Simone classic "Feeling Good", which appears on the recent Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone album.


Stern - “Your Level Best” (audio) (premiere)

Call it what you will, but the Brooklyn band has created one surreal, dark record.


Josh Ritter - “Getting Ready to Get Down” (Singles Going Steady)

Josh Ritter's latest album, Sermon on the Rocks, was recorded in New Orleans and will arrive on October 16th. We discuss the new single, "Getting Ready to Get Down".


The Sweeplings - ‘Rise and Fall’ (album stream) (premiere)

A chance meeting thanks to a reality show brought two artists together and yielded a beautiful Americana album.


Duran Duran - “Pressure Off” feat. Janelle Monaé and Nile Rodgers

Our writers offer up the skinny on the first single, "Pressure Off", from synthpop vets Duran Duran's upcoming new album, Paper Gods, which releases September 11th via via Warner Bros.


Ana Egge - “Bright Shadow” (audio) (premiere)

The North Dakota-raised singer-songwriter finds heart in the sparse arrangement on her endearing new track.


New Order - “Restless” (Singles Going Steady)

"Restless" will appear on New Order's upcoming Peter Hook-less album, Music Complete, releasing via Mute Records on September 25th.


Kadavar - “Last Living Dinosaur” (video) (premiere)

The German power trio emphasize "power" on this gargantuan rocker of a single.


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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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