Young Galaxy

“Cover Your Tracks (CFCF Remix)” MP3

Feb 16, 2011

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Dream-pop trio Young Galaxy issued their third LP, Shapeshifting, last week via Paper Bag. Today, CFCF released this hazy '80s electronic re-rub of single, "Cover Your Tracks." Also, be sure to peep the Sinbad Richardson-helmed animated clip for "We Have Everything." Check out the Montréal group's upcoming tour dates with label mates Winter Gloves at MySpace.


Drive-By Truckers: "Everybody Needs Love" (Live on Jimmy Fallon) Video

Last night, Drive-By Truckers played a soulful take of "Everybody Needs Love" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It's pretty much a perfect track for the day after Valentine's Day. Watch it below and pick up their eleventh LP Go-Go Boots on iTunes, Amazon MP3, and CD.

The Holidays

Premiere: “Golden Sky (The Temper Trap Remix)” MP3

Feb 16, 2011

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Today, we have the premiere of The Temper Trap's glitch-pop remix of "Golden Sky." The original cut appeared on The Holidays' debut full-length, Post Paradise. The Sydney quartet released the album last fall via the Aussie imprint, Liberation Music. The band recently won "Best Debut Album" in the Australian Music Prize's Red Bull Award. Also, check out the Warran Wright-directed music video for the album version of "Golden Sky." The band will perform in NYC and at SXSW in March.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & the Cairo Gang

“New Wonder” Video

Feb 15, 2011

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Bonnie "Prince" Billy & the Cairo Gang will issue a new 10-inch single dubbed "Island Brothers" on February 22 through Drag City. The single benefits EDGE Outreach's efforts to provide education and pure water to Haiti earthquake victims. The extremely sad clip for B-side "New Wonder" shows footage of a child's wake. Watch it above.

PJ Harvey

Various Songs (Live at Paris’ La Maroquinerie) Video

Feb 15, 2011

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UPDATE: For the time being, the video is being blocked by Arte. :(

PJ Harvey's webcasted her performance at Paris' La Maroquinerie last night. Starting today, the footage of the performance has been archived on YouTube (via TwentyFourBit.)

During the 70-minute set, Harvey wore a big headdress, and played her excellent new LP, Let England Shake, in its entirety. She also brought out To Bring You My Love classics such as "Down by the Water," "C'Mon Billy," and "Meet Ze Monsta." PJ is touring this spring. She's definitely worth seeing.

Bass Drum of Death

“Young Bros” MP3

Feb 15, 2011

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Oxford, Miss. pair Bass Drum of Death will released their debut full-length, GB City, on April 12 via Fat Possum. Inflated Records will also press a limited vinyl in March. Download preview track "Young Pros," above. It's good to get your daily dose of strident garage rock, isn't it? Also, watch some outrageous live footage below:


LCD Soundsystem: "I Can Change" (Live on The Colbert Report) Video

LCD Soundsystem's farewell concerts aren't happening for another month and a half, but the indie juggernaus already started saying their goodbyes last night. James Murphy's crew paid a visit to Colbert Nation for their final TV performance. There was also an awkward (and extremely short) interview with Colbert. Watch that and This Is Happening's "I Can Change," below:


PJ Harvey: "Let England Shake" Video

You've probably already watched the excellent vids for "The Last Living Rose" and "The Words That Maketh Murder." Now check out the Séamus Murphy-helmed vid for PJ Harvey's upcoming album, Let England Shake. That drops this week. The title track's clip shows images of a run-down carnival, a violent puppet show, and oceanic seascapes. Watch the clip (via Pitchfork.tv.)