Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Watch: Simple Minds Air Music Video For New Single "Blindfolded'

Scottish new wave/rock band Simple Minds have aired the video for their brand new single "Blindfolded".

The song will feature on the band's forthcoming 17th studio album (and their first in 5 years), recently completed in London, and which will be out on November 2014 (tbc).

No further details have been revealed yet, but we will keep you updated.

Take a look at the video below.

Website: simpleminds.com

Watch: The Cure Cover The Beatles "Hello Goodbye" For Tribute Album

The Cure have unveiled their cover version of the Beatles' classic "Hello Goodbye".

The song, featuring Paul McCartney's son James on keyboards, will be included on the forthcoming Paul McCartney tribute 'The Art of McCartney', and is available now as a digital single.

The double album will be released November 18th, and  and is available to It also includes Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, The Cure, The Who’s Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, Alice Cooper, Dr. John, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Barry Gibb, Jamie Cullum, KISS, Chrissie Hynde and many more. 

The limited edition vinyl version of the set includes Robert Smith's take on "C Moon," and Ian McCulloch's recording of "For No One." Pre-order your copy here

Watch the Cure perform "Hello Goodbye" below.

Watch: Sundara Karma Drop Music Video For New Single "Indigo Puff"

Reading, England based indie band Sundara Karma have dropped the video for their new single "Indigo Puff".

The song is part of our current playlist and will be out on October 6th through 203 Recordings.

Take a look at  the video below.


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U2 Release New Album 'Songs of Innocence' For Free

U2 have announced and released their brand new album titled 'Songs of Innocence' today.

The album features 11 new tracks and will be properly released by Island Records on 13th October, but you don't have to wait because i'ts available for free on iTunes.

According to the press release: 

'Songs of Innocence’ as “U2’s most personal work to date, charting the band’s earliest influences from 70s rock and punk rock to early 80s electronica and ambient music and giving insight into how and why the band came together. The album deals with themes of home and family, relationships and discovery and was recorded in Dublin, London, New York and Los Angeles and is produced by Danger Mouse, along with Paul Epworth, Ryan Tedder, Declan Gaffney and Flood.”

Songs of Innocence Tracklist:

01. The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)
02. Every Breaking Wave
03. California (There Is No End To Love)
04. Song For Someone
05. Iris (Hole Me Close)
06. Volcano
07. Raised By Wolves
08. Cedarwood Road
09. Sleep Like A Baby Tonight
10. This Is Where You Can Read Me Now
11. The Troubles

The deluxe edition of the album will include acoustic session of some songs from the record and four additional tracks: “Lucifer’s Hands”, “The Crystal Ballroom”, “The Troubles (Alternative version)” and “Sleep Like a Baby Tonight (Alternative Perspective Mix by Tchad Blake)”. A double white-vinyl LP will also be available.

Website: www.u2.com

Deers Unveil New Single "Castigadas en el Granero"

Madrid garage/psych pop four-piece DEERS have unveiled their brand new infectious single "Castigadas en el Granero".

The song has been added to our current playlist and is taken from their forthcoming 7" single 'Barn', which will be out on November 3 via Lucky Number / Mom + Pop. 

Barn was recorded by Nicolas Mühe at a Rubber-Tracks studio in Berlin, and was mixed by Diego García (The Parrots)Pre-order it here.

Have a listen to the track below.


Watch: Beaty Heart Unveil Music Video For "Banana Bread"

London based tropical groove, neo-psych-infused four-piece Beaty Heart, have unveiled the video for their latest single "Banana Bread".

The song is part of our current playlist and is taken from the band's debut full-length 'Mixed Blessings', released back in May through Nusic Sounds LLP. Get your copy here.

Take a look at the video below.

Website: beatyheart.com

Watch: Limbo Kids Share Music Video For New Single "Graceless"

Oxford indie pop, moon-disco outfit Limbo Kids have shared the video for their new single "Graceless".

The song is part of our current playlist and will be out on September 29.

The video was directed by Liam Martin. Watch it below.


Watch: Chain Wallet Premiere Music Video For Debut Single "Stuck in the Fall"

Norway indie pop three-piece Chain Wallet have premiered the video for their catchy single "Stuck in the Fall".

The song is part of our current playlist and is available now as a double A single "Stuck in the Fall / Same Place" via Nabovarsel. 

Directed by Kristian Engelsen & Torbjørn Sundal Holen, the video was shot in 16mm film and is centered around the good and bad moments of a couple's relationship.

Watch it below.

Watch: Fiancé Unleash Music Video For "Era"

Newark, DE experimental pop quartet Fiancé have unleashed the video for their latest single "Era".

The song is part of our current playlist and is taken from their forthcoming 'EP1', which will come out on October 7th through SQE Music. 

Get the single here and pre-order the album here.

The video was directed by Jonathan Keegan. Check out below.

Website: fiancemusic.com

David Bowie Announces Career-Spanning Compilation, Including New Track

David Bowie has announced the release of 'Nothing Has Changed', a career-spanning collection of his music, including a new track recorded this year.

Covering fifty years of recorded works from his 1964 debut 'Liza Jane', through to a brand new recording made this year, 'Nothing Has Changed' (named after a lyric from the Heathen album opener Sunday) compiles tracks from every period of Bowie's career and features new single "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" will be released on November 17th. 

The new track "Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" was recorded especially with Tony Visconti, and will be released as a limited edition 10” single and digital download on the same day, and will feature another exclusive 2014 recording on the B-side: "Tis A Pity She's A Whore".

Alongside the brand new A-side track, Nothing Has Changed features the previously unreleased "Let Me Sleep Beside You" from the Toy album sessions. The download only Your Turn To Drive will also be making its debut on CD for Nothing Has Changed and the 2001 re-recording of the 1971 outtake, Shadow Man, is included too.

Go to DavidBowie.com for more info about formats and tracklistings of the various versions of 'Nothing Has Changed'.

Ariel Pink Announces Solo Album 'pom pom', Shares "Put Your Number in My Phone"

Los Angeles native Ariel Pink has announced plans to release a brand new double album, titled 'pom pom'.

The follow up to 2012's ‘Mature Themes’ (recorded at the time under the name Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti), features 17 new tracks and will be out November 18 via 4AD. Pre-order your copy here.

This new record is credited to just Ariel Pink, who said in a statement: "Although this is the first 'solo' record credited to my name, it is by far the least 'solo' record I have ever recorded."

'pom pom' tracklist:

01. Plastic Raincoats in the Pig Parade
02. White Freckles
03. Four Shadows
04. Not Enough Violence
05. Put Your Number in My Phone
06. One Summer Night
07. Nude Beach A G-Go
08. Dinosaur Carebears
09. Lipstick
10. Goth Bomb
11. Negativ Ed
12. Sexual Athletics
13. Jell-o
14. Black Ballerina
15. Picture Me Gone
16. Exile On Frog Street
17. Dayzed Inn Daydreams

Pink is also streaming the record’s lead track "Put Your Number in my Phone", have a listen below.

Watch: Perfume Genius Drops Music Video For New Single "Grid"

Seattle native singer/songwriter Mike Hadreas aka Perfume Genius, has dropped the video for his new single "Grid".

The song is part of our current playlist and is the second single taken from his upcoming third studio album 'Too Bright', which will be out on September 22. 

Pre-order your copy of the album here now and get an instant download of the track.

The video was directed by Charlotte Rutherford. Watch it below.


Watch: Metronomy Release New Music Video For "Month of Sundays"

British indie dance band Metronomy have released the video for their latest single "Month of Sundays".

The song is taken from their fourth studio album 'Love Letters', released on March 10 through Because Music/Elektra Records.

The video was directed by Daniel Brereton. Take a look below.

Website: metronomy.co.uk