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October 2014

The Lone Bellow Drop a New Track, “Then Came the Morning”

The stunningly talented Americana group the Lone Bellow has just dropped a new single, along with an announcement of a new LP.

Sunbears! - “Laughing Girl” (audio) (Premiere)

"Laughing Girl" finds the Florida psych-rockers Sunbears! trading off between loud guitar riffs and lo-fi vocal passages.

Wartime Recitals - ‘Wartime Recitals EP’ (audio) (Premiere)

A warm, convivial collection of baroque pop-inflected tunes, Wartime Recitals' self-titled debut EP is a promising start from an equally promising new group.

Linus Young - ‘Category 5’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Featuring catchy melodies and entrancing male/female vocal interplay, the new album by the Los Angeles-based duo Linus Young, Category 5, is worth several good listens.

Mike Doughty (feat. Moon Hooch and Miss Eaves) - “Oh My God Yeah Fuck It” (video) (Premiere)

Those who know Mike Doughty as an acoustic singer/songwriter will no doubt do a double take when they hear his take on hip-hop with his tune "Oh My God Yeah Fuck It".

Tinariwen - “Arhegh Danagh” (video) (Premiere)

The Saharan band Tinariwen have been going strong since coming to international acclaim in the late ‘90s, playing the largest music festivals in the world and receiving a Grammy in 2012 for the album Tassili.

Lisa O’Neill - “Apiana” (audio) (Premiere)

Irish singer/songwriter Lisa O'Neill is a one-of-a-kind voice, as evidenced by "Apiana", a unique tune about a piano. The track comes off of her album Some Cloth or Not, coming out soon in the US.

The Well - “Separate Ways” (video) (Premiere)

The latest tune from Bergen, Norway rockers the Well, the xx-esque "Separate Ways", gets a video treatment reminiscent of the famous Apple silhouette ads.

‘The Supreme Price’: Fighting for Democracy in Nigeria

"Some women enter into the system and say, 'We will play the game the way it has always been played,'" says Nigerian pro-democracy activist Hafsat Abiola. "Some of them will say the game has caused so much wrong, if I can make one little difference, I must do it."

Arum Rae - “Waving Wild” (audio) (Premiere)

Brooklyn-based musician Arum Rae's latest tune, "Waving Wild", melds together a Spoon-esque driving rhythm with Rae's captivating vocals.

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