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by PopMatters Staff

10 Aug 2009


Neo-retro-soul diva Sharon Jones appeared with her Dap-Kings on Craig Ferguson’s show last Friday night to play the title track from her 2007 album. As always, she was smokin’.

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Noah and the Whale
The First Days of Spring
(Cherrytree/Interscope)
Releasing: 31 August (UK) / 6 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 The First Days Of Spring
02 Our Window
03 I Have Nothing
04 My Broken Heart
05 Instrumental I
06 Love of an Orchestra
07 Instrumental II
08 Stranger
09 Blue Skies
10 Slow Glass
11 My Door Is Always Open

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Paul Banks from Interpol just released a new project this week, Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper, and has teamed with Emily Haines (Metric) for the “Games for Days” video. Along the same leisure time theme title-wise, here’s also the MP3 for “Fun That We Have”.

Julian Plenti
“Fun That We Have” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Wild Beasts
Two Dancers
(Domino)
Releasing: 8 September 2009 (US) / out now in UK

SONG LIST
01 The Fun Powder Plot
02 Hooting and Howling
03 All the King’s Men
04 When I’m Sleepy…
05 We Still Got the Taste Dancing on Our Tongues
06 Two Dancers
07 Two Dancers II
08 This Is Our Lot
09 Underbelly
10 The Empty Nest

Wild Beasts
“All the King’s Men” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009


Deerhunter recently recorded a 20-minute-plus live set with Alabama Public Television for their “We Have Signal” program.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"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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