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Wednesday, April 15 2015

The Staves feat. Justin Vernon - “I’m on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)” (video)

The lovely vocal harmonies of the English sister trio the Staves give new life to Bruce Springsteen's "I'm on Fire".


The Last Tycoon - “Ballad of the Bloodstained Bible” (audio) (Premiere)

What happens when you buy a $50 dollar banjo off of Craigslist? If you're the Last Tycoon, you write an ominous tune in the vein of Tom Waits called "Ballad of the Bloodstained Bible".


Dustin Lovelis - “Idiot” (audio) (Premiere)

Formerly of the Long Beach, Californiia rock outfit Fling, Dustin Lovelis will release his debut solo effort, Dimensions, this May. Stream the hazy, '60s rock-indebted "Idiot" below.


Tuesday, April 14 2015

Pigeons - “Two Years on Land” (audio) (Premiere)

The Austerlitz, New York indie rock group Pigeons describes their dreamy tune "Two Years on Land" as "fluorescent in an intoxication of color".


Wharfer - “Crumble” (audio) (Premiere)

The nostalgic and pensive indie folk of Wharfer's tune "Crumble" is an enticing preview of what's to come on his new full-length, Acadia.


PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?


An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw - “Floating Away” (audio) (Premiere)

Beatlesesque clouds of vocal harmony make up "Floating Away", the lead track off of the new album by An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw, This Is It.


Lila Rose - ‘WE.ANIMALS.’ (album stream) (Premiere)

WE.ANIMALS. is a brooding and eclectic collection of tunes by Lila Rose that explores the interconnectivity of life.


Pimps of Joytime - ‘Jukestone Paradise’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Brooklyn funk and soul outfit Pimps of Joytime create their own "science fiction juke joint" with their riotously fun new LP, Jukestone Paradise. Stream it here exclusively a week before its release.


Monday, April 13 2015

Night Beds Share New Track, “Tide Teeth” (audio)

The underrated indie outfit Night Beds follows up their folk and country-inflected 2013 gem Country Sleep with a striking electronic track, "Tide Teeth".


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