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10 Best Songs of the Week: Metronomy, Little Dragon, Peter Bjorn and John, Caribou, and More

Plus Shopping, Anna Calvi and Courtney Barnett, Braids, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 31, 2020

Welcome to the fourth Songs of the Week of 2020. There are lots of bass-heavy dance-y songs in the Top 4 this week. Some of this week's best tracks were connected to albums newly announced this week, others were standalone singles, or additional new songs from previously announced albums.  More

These New Puritans Announce New Album, Share New Song “The Mirage”

The Cut [2016-2019] Due Out February 14 via Infectious Music/BMG

Jan 29, 2020

These New Puritans (brothers Jack and George Barnett) have announced a new album, The Cut [2016-2019] via Infectious Music/BMG, and shared its first single and opening track, "The Mirage," which features a children's choir. The Cut [2016-2019] is a companion album to 2019's Inside the RoseMore

Album of the Week: Strand of Oaks

Runners Up Include: Jenny Lewis, Andrew Bird, Tamaryn, Sleeper, Nilüfer Yanya, and These New Puritans

Mar 22, 2019

We haven't done an Album of the Week post since January, but there are some upcoming albums truly worthy of the title, starting with the new one by Strand of Oaks (the project of Timothy Showalter), Eraserland, released today via Dead Oceans.Here is more info on the album, as well as a round up and streams for other notable albums released today. More

Mar 22, 2019

These New Puritans have released a new album, Inside the Rose, today via BMG. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are These New Puritans' upcoming tour dates. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Young Husband, and More

Plus Anderson .Paak, Marble Arch, Kirin J Callinan, Jenny Lewis, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 15, 2019

With most of the music industry at SXSW this week it was a slow week for new tracks. We considered just having a Top 5 for this week's Songs of the Week, but dug deep enough to come up with a Top 10. More

Mar 14, 2019

These New Puritans are releasing a new album, Inside the Rose, on March 22 via BMG. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Where the Trees are on Fire," via a video for the song. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wand, Idlewild, Barrie, Charly Bliss, SOAK, and More

Plus The Love Language, Foxygen, These New Puritans, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 08, 2019

This week's Songs of the Week was almost just a Top 8. However two fun, but seriously inessential, songs from the Lego Movie 2 soundtrack skated in at the bottom of the list. Veteran Scottish rockers Idlewild surprised us with an interesting new song, even though we admittedly haven't paid much attention to their last few albums.  More

Feb 06, 2019

These New Puritans are releasing a new album, Inside the Rose, on March 22 via BMG. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Anti-Gravity," via a lyric video. Watch and listen below. More

7 Best Songs of the Week: These New Puritans, Andrew Bird, The Mountain Goats, and More

Plus King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Cass McCombs, Interpol, Stella Donnelly, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 01, 2019

After three strong weeks of Songs of the Week starting out 2019 right, this week we hit a bit of a lull. Whereas last week we had a supersized edition, with a Top 12 instead of our usual Top 10, this week we could only muster up enthusiasm for a Top 7. More

Jan 29, 2019

These New Puritans have announced a new album, Inside the Rose, and shared a NSFW video for its title track. Inside the Rose is due out March 22 via BMG. The band have also announced some tour dates. Check out the "Inside the Rose" video below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as the tour dates.

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nilüfer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week's Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Nov 07, 2018

These New Puritans have returned with a new song, "Into the Fire." It's their first new song in five years, since their last album, 2013's Field of Reeds. Listen below. More

Mar 10, 2014

Last month UK experimentalists These New Puritans announced a series of select U.S. showsMore

These New Puritans Announce Select U.S. Shows

New Album Field of Reeds Finally Out in the U.S. March 4

Feb 18, 2014

Poised to release their brand new album Field of Reeds on March 4, These New Puritans have announced plans for a select number of U.S. shows.  More

Nov 06, 2013

These New Puritans have premiered a impressively animated music video for their new Fields of Reeds single "V (Island Song)." More

Aug 15, 2013

British four-piece These New Puritans have unveiled a new music video to accompany their Field of Reeds track "Organ Eternal." More

Jun 14, 2013

British quartet These New Puritans have shared a music video for "Fragment Two," featured off their newly released third album Field of ReedsMore

Mar 25, 2010

These New Puritans convert their spastic energy to visuals in new video "Attack Music." In it, dancers dance and writhe artistically against an ever-moving backdrop. Surprisingly safe for work despite occasional flashes of borderline nudity. We have the video. More


Remembering First Concerts

Greatest Stories Ever Told

Jul 30, 2010

Musicians reflect on their first concerts. Includes stories from Tegan & Sara, Camera Obscura, Girl Talk, Owen Pallett, Art Brut, The Hold Steady, MGMT, Broken Social Scene, Ariel Pink, !!!, Mew, Real Estate, The Dears, Vivian Girls, Mayer Hawthorne, The Drums, Telekinesis, Fuck Buttons, El Guincho, and more. More


Inside the Rose

Inside the Rose


Mar 28, 2019

A lot of people don't know what to make of These New Puritans. The trajectory of their career has seen them become ever more "experimental," something of a dirty word in contemporary musical parlance. More




Mar 02, 2010

These New Puritans make songs that are spastic, harsh, and urgent, founded on coats of electronics and repetitive, vague, and half-spoken vocals from frontman Jack Barnett. Hidden, the young British group's sophomore full-length, was made much in the same vein as 2007's Beat Pyramid, but at times it's even less coherent. More