Entries Tagged as 'new release'

STREAM: New Battles “Titanium 2 Step”

August 11th, 2019 · Comments Off on STREAM: New Battles “Titanium 2 Step”

Having shrunk to a duo within the last year, NYC experimentalists Battles have just released “Titanium 2 Step,” the lead single for the forthcoming long-player Juice B Crypts due out in October via Warp. It’s a frenetic space jam of chaotic funk with Liquid Liquid’s Sal Principato lending sporadic vocal yelps. The band is currently […]

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STREAM: Juliana Hatfield “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da”

August 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on STREAM: Juliana Hatfield “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da”

Alt-rock singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield returns with her second record of 2019 with a tribute to the Police, covering a smattering of the trio’s classics and deeper cuts. This stands as Hatfield’s second covers record, having paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John back in 2018, and it’s a tradition she hopes to continue. She released the insular […]

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VIDEO: Refused “Blood Red”

August 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Refused “Blood Red”

Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come was such a visceral, unimpeachable, career-defining classic that it was almost a relief that the band broke up a few months after it came out so as not to risk tainting its lasting legacy. Refused’s dissolution in the face of imminent success was also consistent with its anti-capitalistic […]

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The Cure Prepares Concert Box Set for Fall Release, Post-pones New Album

August 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on The Cure Prepares Concert Box Set for Fall Release, Post-pones New Album

Last summer Robert Smith curated the Meltdown festival in the UK with handpicked acts ranging from My Bloody Valentine to Nine In Nails to The Church. The Cure, of course, headlined but were billed as CURÆTION-25 so as not to violate a contract for its massive headlining slot a few weeks later in London’s Hyde […]

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VIDEO: David Bowie “Space Oddity (2019 Mix)”

July 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on VIDEO: David Bowie “Space Oddity (2019 Mix)”

David Bowie’s estate has just released an official video to accompany the 2019 mix by longtime producer Tony Visconti of “Space Oddity,” which was Bowie’s first big hit released 50 years ago this month. To the chagrin of some fans, the footage mixes eras of Bowie’s career. This was a song that he kept in […]

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The Replacements Set to Release Don’t Tell A Soul Outtakes Box Set

July 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on The Replacements Set to Release Don’t Tell A Soul Outtakes Box Set

The Replacements have announced a new box set of alternate versions of the songs that comprised its penultimate album, Don’t Tell A Soul. Across four discs, an LP, and a cassette, the new set, entitled Dead Man’s Pop, presents Don’t Tell A Soul as it was originally intended, according to the press release over at […]

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Blur To Celebrate Parklife’s 25th Anniversary

July 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on Blur To Celebrate Parklife’s 25th Anniversary

Despite refusing to perform its breakout album for the 25th anniversary of Parklife, Blur is acknowledging the occasion by re-releasing a vintage line of merchandise, as well as a 10″ record of a previously unreleased live BBC session. No word yet on a special edition of the album itself. The show refusal dates back to […]

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