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Wednesday, Sep 30, 2009

If you’re keen on the Chicago-based Netherfriends’ rambunctious single, “Nunya”, hear them do it live in their Daytrotter session, or watch them on tour (dates after the jump).


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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

Kings of Convenience
Declaration of Dependence
(Virgin)
Releasing: 20 October


It’s been five years since the last Kings of Convenience album, but Declaration of Dependence is almost upon us, preceding its arrival with a new (non-embeddable) video for the breezy, bossa nova “Mrs Cold” and a slightly-less-new video for “Boat Behind”.


SONG LIST
01 24 To 25
02 Mrs Cold
03 Me In You
04 Boat Behind
05 Rule My World
06 My Ship Isn’t Pretty
07 Renegade
08 Power Of Not Knowing
09 Peacetime Resistance
10 Freedom And Its Owner
11 Riot On An Empty Street
12 Second To Numb
13 Scars On Land



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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

Harry Connick, Jr.
Your Songs
(Sony)
Release: 22 September [U.S.] 19 October [U.K.]


Harry Connick, Jr. croons his way through new classics and old standards on Your Songs. Hear him talk about the album in the Jazz.FM interview below.


SONG LIST
01 All The Way
02 Just The Way You Are
03 Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
04 And I Love Her
05 (They Long To Be) Close To You
06 Besame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)
07 The Way You Look Tonight
08 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
09 Your Song
10 Some Enchanted Evening
11 And I Love You So
12 Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
13 Smile
14 Mona Lisa


   

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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

Turbo Fruits
Echo Kid
(Fat Possum)
Releasing: 29 September


Jonas Stein, formerly of Be Your Pet, has formed Turbo Fruits who have released their new album, Echo Kid, today. To get a taste of this particular strain of garage rock, go here to download three songs and get opted in to the Turbo Fruits newsletter, which you may then immediately opt out of, if you’re not interested in having a deluge of Turbo Fruits updates delivered to your inbox.


SONG LIST
01 Want Some Mo’
02 Naked With You
03 Trouble!
04 Mama’s Mad Cos I Fried My Brain
05 On the Road
06 Hold Me
07 Get Up Get on Down (Tonite)
08 Sadie
09 Broadzilla
10 My Stupid Heart
11 Lotta Lotta Ladies
12 Dear Moses


Turbo Fruits are currently on tour with Monotonix. Dates after the jump.


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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

The Clean have been making punk-interesting-pop since 1978. Their latest album, Mister Pop, released September 8 by Merge Records, maintains their Kiwi punk perspective, with a dash of the experimental.


Below are a few bites of The Clean: a performance from last year and a few vintage interview clips. Enjoy.


The Clean - Getting Older from Merge Records on Vimeo.


The Clean - Interviews from 1989 & 1994 from Merge Records on Vimeo.


Mister Pop is available on CD and digital download in the Merge store.


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