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by PopMatters Staff

28 Jan 2009


The FADER is offering a download of Brazilian singer-songwriter Yoñlu’s new song, “I Know What It’s Like”. The track is from his debut album, A Society in Which No Tear Is Shed Is Inconceivably Mediocre, releasing April 14th on Luaka Bop Records. Watch PopMatters for a review by Deanne Sole close to release date.

Yoñlu
I Know What It’s Like [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

27 Jan 2009


Colin Munroe performs “Will I Stay” with Wale, who scored big with critics, including us, last year with The Mixtape About Nothing. Munroe’s debut album, Don’t Think Less of Me, will be releasing this spring Universal Motown. This video is the latest in live recordings of his free mixtape, Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero, which you can pick up here.

And here’s a few of Munroe’s previous videos…

I Want Those Flashing Lights (Kanye West Remix)

World of Pain

Piano Lessons

by PopMatters Staff

22 Jan 2009


A.C. Newman
Submarines of Stockholm [MP3] from Get Guilty
     

 

Cut Off Your Hands
Turn Cold [MP3]
     

Happy As Can Be [MP3]
     

 

Lithops
Handed [MP3] from Ye Viols! [27 January]
     

Richard Swift
Lady Luck [MP3] from The Atlantic Ocean [7 April]
     

It Hugs Back
Work Day [MP3] from Inside Your Guitar [3 February]
     

The 1900s
Age of Metals [MP3] from Medium High EP
     

Animal Collective
My Girls [Video]

Loney Dear
Airport Surroundings [Video]

by PopMatters Staff

16 Jan 2009


M. Ward
Never Had Nobody Like You [MP3] from Hold Time [17 February]
     

The Decemberists
The Rake’s Song [MP3] from The Hazards of Love [24 March]
     

Mos Def
Quiet Dog [MP3] [RCRD LBL]

N.A.S.A.
Whachadoin? (feat. Spank Rock, M.I.A., Santogold & Nick Zinner) [MP3] [RCRD LBL]

Dirty Projectors & David Byrne
Knotty Pine [MP3]
     

Southeast Engine
Black Gold [MP3] from From the Forest to the Sea [17 February]
     

Great Northern
Houses [MP3] from Trading Twilight for Daylight [28 April]
     

Odawas
Harmless Lover’s Discourse [MP3] from The Blue Depths [17 February]
     

by PopMatters Staff

15 Jan 2009


Neko Case
People Got a Lotta Nerve [MP3] from Middle Cyclone [3 March]
     

Vetiver
Everyday [MP3] from Tight Knit [17 February]
     

Handsome Furs
I’m Confused [MP3] from Face Control [10 March]
     

Cut Off Your Hands
Turn Cold [MP3] from You & I [20 January]
     

The Black Lips
Starting Over [MP3] from 200 Million Thousand [24 February]
     

Fol Chen
No Wedding Cake [MP3] from Part 1: John Shade, Your Fortune’s Made [17 February]
     

Beirut
La Llorona [Video]

Sing Fang Bous
Clangour and Flutes [Video]

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