Friday, February 5, 2016

Quick News

On Sunday, Seattle will celebrate The Clash and declare February 7 "International The Clash Day" according to a proclamation from the city.

Deftones released the tracklisting for their forthcoming album, Gore. Take a look, below:
01 Prayers/Triangles
02 Acid Hologram
03 Doomed User
04 Geometric Headdress
05 Hearts and Wires
06 Pittura Infamante
07 Xenon
08 (L)MIRL
09 Gore
10 Phantom Bride
11 Rubicon

The Monkees will release their first album in 19 years, Good Times! later this year. The record features writing contributions from Rivers Cuomo, Noel Gallagher, Ben Gibbard and Zach Rogue, take a look at the cover, below:

Pete Yorn will release his new album, Arrangingtime, next month. Take a look at the cover, below:


Frank Turner Announces New EP

Next month, Frank Turner will release a new EP based off his latest album, Positive Music for Negative People.

The Mittens EP, will feature five songs, four brand new tracks from the British singer / songwriter. 

Take a look at the cover, above, and the tracklisting, below.

1. Mittens
2. Least Of All Young Caroline
3. Little Aphrodite
4. Cleopatra In Brooklyn
5. The Armadillo

Wilco on Colbert

Watch Wilco perform "Random Name Generator" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Parquet Courts Detail New Album

New York City slacker rockers Parquet Courts will release their new album, Human Performance, in April.

Take a look at the cover, above, and the tracklisting, below, and watch the new video for "Dust."

01 Dust
02 Human Performance
03 Outside
04 I Was Just Here
05 Paraphrased
06 Captive Of The Sun
07 Steady On My Mind
08 One Man, No City
09 Berlin Got Blurry
10 Keep It Even
11 Two Dead Cops
12 Pathos Prairie
13 It's Gonna Happen

Quick News

Sad news to report, Maurice White the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire has passed away at 74. He had been battling Parkinson's Disease. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and band mates.

Additional sad news, influential hip-hop DJ, Big Kap passed away at 45. His manager says it was due to a heart attack. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. 

Eagulls have confirmed they will release their sophomore album this year. While details are cryptic, it should be arriving soon.

Norway black metal heads Kvelertak are currently working on their new album which they hope to have out later this year.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ramones debut, a retrospective is coming to their home borough of Queens, New York in April. Opening April 10, "Hey Ho! Let's Go! Ramones: The Birth of Punk" take place at the Queens Museum in Flushing.

Country icon Loretta Lynn will release her new album, Full Circle, next month. Take a look at the tracklisting, below:
01 Whispering Sea (Introduction)
02 Whispering Sea
03 Secret Love
04 Who's Gonna Miss Me?
05 Black Jack David
06 Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven
07 Always on My Mind
08 Wine Into Water
09 In the Pines
10 Band of Gold
11 Fist City
12 I Never Will Marry
13 Everything it Takes [ft. Elvis Costello]
14 Lay Me Down [ft. Willie Nelson]

Caveman will release their new album, Otero War, this summer

Violent Soho will release their new album, Waco, next month. Take a look at the cover, below:

Unheard Dave Navarro-Era Chili Peppers Song Emerges

Jane's Addiction icon Dave Navarro was in Red Hot Chili Peppers from 1993 to 1998 and in that time recorded one album with the band, One Hot Minute. While other songs were recorded, after over 20 years, one of those songs "Circle of the Noose" has emerged online and unearthed for the first time.

Navarro took to Twitter to confirm that the song is real.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Don Cheadle Transforms into Miles Davis in 'Miles Ahead' Trailer

Watch the first official trailer for the very long awaited Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead starring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor.

Cat's Eyes Announce Sophomore LP

Farris Badwin of The Horrors is back with his side project Cat's Eyes which also features Rachel Zeffira. The duo will release their second album, Treasure House, in June.

Take a look at the cover, above, and the tracklisting, below, and hear the new single "Chameleon Queen."

Treasure House
Chameleon Queen
Be Careful Where You Park Your Car
Everything Moves Towards The Sun
The Missing Hour
Girl in the Room
We'll be Waiting
Names On The Mountains

Quick News

Shoegaze indie rockers Youth Lagoon are no longer. The band's leader Trevor Powers has confirmed that they are finished but he will continue making music.

Lady Gaga had a big day, it was announced that she will sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl and will also perform a tribute to David Bowie with Nile Rodgers at the Grammys later this month.

Speaking to former Sex Pistol Steve Jones on his radio show, Anthony Keidis has confirmed that Red Hot Chili Peppers are in the studio working with Danger Mouse. He said: "We had written two dozen songs before we got with him. [He] is like, ‘Let’s keep a few of those, but let’s go write all new songs in the studio.’ We’re looking at each other like, ‘Dude, we kind of already wrote the songs, bro.’ He’s like, ‘No, I like to write new ones in the studio.’ So, in honor of accommodating this new process, we wrote all new songs, and it’s a good thing we did."

De La Soul spoke to Rolling Stone about their upcoming album, And The Anonymous Nobody. The iconic hip-hop group confirmed that Damon Albarn, 2 Chainz, Justin Hawkins of The Darkness and David Byrne will all appear on the album. Posdnous said: "But that element of not knowing what you're doing, like, it felt like '3 Feet High and Rising'. Like, we walked in, we didn't know the rules. We even at one point let Nas hear a bunch of tracks. And it was just dope how he was like, 'Yo man, this is like some avant-garde shit.'"

Primal Scream will release their new album, Chaosmosis, next month.

New Order have launched a new website that will chronicle their entire history and influences. Take a look at it HERE.

Billboard reports that Martin Scorsese's Ramones biopic will arrive later this year. No title, date or cast was given.

Deftones unleashed the cover to their upcoming release, Gore, on Instagram. Take a look at the cover, below, the record comes in April.
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Lyrics Born Readies Greatest Hits Album

In April, conscious rapper Lyrics Born will release his greatest hits album, Now Look What You've Done, Lyrics Born!.

Take a look at the cover, above, and the tracklisting, below:

1) I Changed My Mind [Stereo MCs Remix]
2) Lady Don’t Tek No [Latyrx – Lateef & Lyrics Born]
3) Callin’ Out
4) Bad Dreams
5) I’m Just Raw ft. Dan the Automator
6) Pack Up Remix ft. Evidence & KRS-One
7) Do That There [Young Einstein Hoo-Hoo Mix] ft. Cut Chemist
8) I Like It, I Love It
9) Differences ft. Joyo Velarde & B’Nai
10) Coulda Woulda Shoulda ft. Sam Sparro
11) Exclamation Point [Latyrx – Lateef & Lyrics Born] ft. Forrest Day
12) I Got It (What You Need) Galactic ft. Lyrics Born
13) Chest Wide Open ft. David Shaw of The Revivalists
14) Real People