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Fall 2014 New Music Playlist (audio)

PopMatters has 17 new songs plus notes to add to your fall soundtrack.

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Late Summer 2014 New Music Playlist

Eighteen new songs with notes (and a quiz) to extend the summer vibe.

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Summer 2014 New Music Playlist

Seventeen new songs plus notes to sizzle up the summer fun.

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Spring 2014 New Music Playlist

Seventeen new songs with notes to welcome spring at last.

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Winter 2014 New Music Playlist

Seventeen new songs with notes to chase away the winter blahs.

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Late Fall 2013 New Music Playlist

Squeezing in another listening session for 2013 -- 17 new songs with notes and a music history quiz

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Painted Palms Release New Song "Forever"

Cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme grew up together in Lafayette, Louisiana and after years apart are together again in San Francisco. They have always shared their music whether across town or miles apart as Painted Palms. These are compositions with '60s psych pop leanings using modern electronic production.

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Fall 2013 New Music Playlist

Celebrate the change of seasons by queuing up 16 new songs with background notes, including Sigur Rós, MGMT, Yuck, and HAERTS.

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Travis: 23 September 2013 – New York

After a long absence, devoted fans of the band Travis agree their return was worth the wait.

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Moby - "The Perfect Life" (video)

The track begins as a sing along with an uplifting chorus, Flaming Lips style, yielding to a soaring melody by a songstress that acts as a typical Moby stamp of approval.

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Late Summer 2013 New Music Playlist

Another summer listening session... 17 sizzling hot songs with notes plus a trivia game to test your knowledge of Scottish bands

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Yo La Tengo's Musical Equation in Video Form

Yo La Tengo has released a companion video to the animated wonderland that represented "Ohm", where a cigar smoking baby commandeers a vintage VW bug while a mathematical equation scrolled on a white board uses band names, musicians and lyrics to answer the question "Who is Yo La Tengo?"

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MGMT - "Your Life Is a Lie" (video)

Another song off of MGMT’s third self-titled album, due September 17 via Columbia Records.

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Jagwar Ma Shares New Song, "Come Save Me"

The Australian duo known as Jagwar Ma released their debut album, Howlin, just last month, but it’s already being buzzed about as a possible choice for end of the year “Best of 2013” lists.

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Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents David Bowie Film Series, August 2-8

After the release of a new album (The Next Day) and a sold-out museum exhibition in London (David Bowie Is), a film retrospective continues the year’s tribute to Bowie’s fascinating career.

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Releases EP and Announces Tour

A reconfigured Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have released an EP, Little Moments, ahead of a new album to be released next January.

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Travis Shares Single "Moving" from New Album 'Where You Stand'

Scotland's Travis is back after a five-year break with their seventh studio album, Where You Stand, due August 20 from their own label Red Telephone Box.

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New Album and Video From Blake Hazard of the Submarines

The last time Blake Hazard released a solo album was back in 2002 with Little Airplane. Now she's back with a self-released collection called The Eleanor Islands, out July 9.

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Summer 2013 New Music Playlist

New Tunes from Caveman, Rogue Wave and Portugal. The Man. and more, plus notes.

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Porcelain Raft - 'Permanent Signal' (new album / video)

Mauro Remiddi of Porcelain Raft has released a new song, "Think of the Ocean", ahead of a new album called Permanent Signal (out August 20 via Secretly Canadian). The title refers to a phone line that loses its connection for a long time -- the feeling Remiddi while on tour away from family and friends.

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Washed Out - "It All Feels Right" (stream)

Washed Out's Ernest Greene is ready to release his second full-length album next month, letting loose a single "It All Feels Right" that's already hitting the airwaves on heavy rotation.

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