Monday, September 09, 2013

Cut Copy To Release New Album 'Free Your Mind' In November

Australian indie band Cut Copy have shared details of their forthcoming new album titled 'Free Your Mind'.

The follow-up to 2011's Zonoscope, will be out on November 5 via Loma Vista/Modular. Recorded  in their hometown of Melbourne, Australia, the album was produced by the band's Dan Whitford, and then got it mixed in upstate New York by Dave Fridmann (Tame Impala, MGMT, the Flaming Lips). 

According to the press release, the album was influenced by the two different Summers of Love (1967 and 1988-1989).

"The concept of freedom is one that's universally positive and timeless, and whatever each person's version of that freedom is, it's a good thing to be reminding people or even just ourselves to be 'free,'" said lead singer Dan Whitford. 

The tracklist for 'Free Your Mind' is as follows:

01. (Intro)
02. Free Your Mind
03. We Are Explorers
04. Let Me Show You Love
05. (into the desert)
06. Footsteps
07. In Memory Capsule
08. (above the city)
09. Dark Corners & Mountain Tops
10. Meet Me in a House of Love
11. Take Me Higher
12. (the waves)
13. Walking in the Sky
14. Mantra

The band have also shared the title track, have a listen below.


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Ducktails Announces New EP, Unveils New Single "Honey Tiger Eyes"

Ducktails, the solo project of The Real Estate's Matt Mondanile, has announced he will release a brand new EP titled 'Wish Hotel' on October 22 via Domino.

The follow up to this years acclaimed album 'TheFlower Lane', consists of five songs recorded by Mondanile at his home in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The songs display a theme of travel, love, and longings. 

01. Tie-Dye
02. Honey Tiger Eyes
03. Wish Hotel
04. Jazz
05. Naïve Music

'Wish Hotel' is available for pre-order today, as LTD ED translucent white 12" (only 100 available!) and digitally on iTunes.

The band have also unveiled their new single "Honey Tiger Eyes". The song has been added to our current playlist. Have a listen below.

Watch: Arcade Fire Premiere New Single "Reflektor" Music Video

Canadian indie rock band  Arcade Fire have finally premiered the music video for their brand new single "Reflektor", taken from their upcoming fourth studio album of the same name, which will be out on October 29th by Merge.

The great new single features David Bowie on vocals and was produced by former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy.

It is actually the second video version for the song, eariler today the band unveiled an interactive experience filmed in Jacmel, Haiti and directed by their frequent collaborator Vincent Morisset. 

The black and white new video was directed by post-punk film/photography legend Anton Corbijn. Watch it below. 


Watch: Dark Bells Share Music Video For New Single "Want"

London-based band Dark Bells have shared the music video for their brand new single "Want", which will be released on October 21 via RIP Records.

Hailing from Sydney Australia, the three-piece create an ethereal sound that combines both shoegaze and psychedelic influences. This new track follows on from the band’s debut single 'Wildflower', which was released in May. 

The video was directed by Joel J. Pitcher. Watch it below.


Watch: Swim Unveil Music Video For New Single "Let It Go"

London-based  indie pop duo Swim have unveiled the video for their brand new single "Let It Go".

The song will be released on iTunes and all digital suppliers on Monday 16th of September. It follow's the band's second single "Creeper", which was released in May.

The video was directed by Josh Lawson. Watch it below.

Watch: Lorelle Meets the Obsolete Share "What's Holding You?" Music Video

Mexican psych-rock outfit Lorelle Meets the Obsolete have shared the video for "What’s Holding You?" the first single from their forthcoming third album 'Chambers', which is due out in early 2014, following this year's 'Corruptible Faces'. 

The song was recorded by Cooper Crain (of Chicago psychdrone legends Cave) and mastered by Sonic Boom (Spacemen 3, Spectrum) . It will be available on a limited-edition blue vinyl 7” and as a digital download on September 23rd, and comes backed with "Medicine To Cure Medicine Sickness".

You can pre-order it now on Sonic Cathedral and Captcha records.

Check out the video below.

Watch: Miles Kane Releases "Better Than That" Music Video

British indie rocker Miles Kane has released the video for "Better Than That", the track number 3 on his sophomore album Don’t Forget Who You Are, released back in June via Columbia Records. 

The song is part of our current playlist. 

Co-written by Miles & XTC's Andy Partridge, "Better Than That" will be released as a single on October 14.

Check out the 60s influenced visuals below.


Watch: Franz Ferdinand Reveal Creepy Music Video For "Evil Eye"

Scottish indie-rock band Franz Ferdinand have revealed the video for their new single "Evil Eye", taken from their recently released fourth studio album 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action', out via Domino Records.

The song is part of our current playlist, and is the third track from the new album to get the video treatment, they have already shared the clips for "Right Action" and "Love Illumination". 

The video for Evil Eye is very much inspired by the 'horror theme' of the song title. It was directed by acclaimed U.S. film-maker Diane Martel, who said: "This is a creepy nasty video for my dear friends and my favourite band. I'm proud to be part of this brilliant album's visuals!".

Alex Kapranos words: “The video is a gruesome blood orgy eye stab death romp wide-oh creep necro fest, play this on the telly if you dare you fuckers.” 

Check it out below.

Get the album now from Domino.