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Tuesday, March 31 2015

Leon Bridges Is the Music Man of the Moment

The man and his music were seemingly on everyone’s lips, and his final showcase of the festival, an intimate performance at St. David’s Episcopal Church, drew so many people it was very nearly shut down by the fire marshal.


Umami - ‘Ephemeral’ (album stream) (Premiere)

With Ephemeral, the Minneapolis group Umami has concocted a mad scientist's stew of synth-pop, dance rock, and a smattering of other sounds.


Ringo Starr Focuses on the Next Move

A day before Ringo Starr’s new solo album, “Postcards From Paradise,” was slated for release, the former Beatle was at the hub of a frenzy of activity. He bounded from one room to the next in his top-floor suite at a West Hollywood hotel, hustling through a string of interviews.


Led Zeppelin - “Brandy and Coke (Trampled Under Foot)” (video)

As a tie-in to the recent release of the 40th anniversary edition of Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin have released an "interactive video" for "Brandy and Coke", the initial rough mix of the classic "Trampled Under Foot".


The Staves with Justin Vernon - “Make It Holy (Live at Wilton’s Music Hall)” (video)

Angelic vocal harmonies and a wintry mood make the Staves' "Make It Holy" a stunner of a live track.


Squarepusher Releases Live Video for “Rayc Fire 2”

"Rayc Fire 2" is a big beat banger off Squarepusher's upcoming release Damogen Furies, which is the electronic musician's first album since 2012's Ufabulum.


Monday, March 30 2015

Alex Cuba - “Half a Chance (feat. Ron Sexsmith)” (audio) (Premiere)

"Half a Chance" finds the Cuban-Canadian singer/songwriter Alex Cuba joining his smooth brand of songwriting with that of legendary troubadour Ron Sexsmith.


Basic Shapes - “Shining Armor” (video) (Premiere)

The music video to the buoyant bit of synth-pop that is "Shining Armor" pays homage to Azealia Banks's "212" video.


Friday, March 27 2015

Scarlette - “6ft Woman” (video) (Premiere)

British rock 'n' roller Scarlette stars in a flashy music video for her tune "6ft Woman", which runs through a stylish history of cinematic iconography.


Lady Lazarus - “Train Song” (video) (Premiere)

The dreamy and evocative piano ballad "Train Song" comes from Lady Lazarus' recently dropped LP, Miracles.


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