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Midnight Oil Release First New Song in 17 Years – “Gadigal Land”

Aug 07, 2020

Midnight Oil formed almost 50 years ago, back in Australia in 1972. In the ’80s and ’90s the band made waves with their strong political views, mostly focused on anti-colonialism in Australia. After releasing Capricornia back in 2002 the band broke up, but today they’re back with “Gadigal Land,” their first release in over 17 years, since 2003’s non-album single “No Man’s Land.” More

Courtney Barnett Shares Cover of Kev Carmody’s “Just For You”

Aug 07, 2020

Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett has shared a new cover of Indegineous Australian singer/songwriter Kev Carmody’s “Just For You.” The cover comes as the first release off of Cannot Buy My Soul, a new extended version of a 2007 tribute album to Carmody out August 21. More

Tegan and Sara – Stream Their New Remixes EP and Watch Music Videos for Five of Its Tracks

Aug 07, 2020

Tegan and Sara (sisters Tegan and Sara Quin) released a new album Hey, I’m Just Like You back in September 2019. The record was a reworking of songs they had written over 20 years ago. Now, they’ve reworked them again, releasing an EP of remixes called Hey, We’re Just Like You (The Remixes) with a music video accompanying pretty much each track. More

Glass Animals – Stream the New Album

Aug 07, 2020

British four-piece Glass Animals have released a new album, Dreamland, today via Republic. Now that it’s out you can stream the whole thing here. More

The Microphones – Stream the First Album in 17 Years via a Lyric Slideshow Powerpoint Video

Aug 06, 2020

Phil Elverum first got attention with his project The Microphones, but in recent years he’s been going under the name Mount Eerie. But now the first album as The Microphones in 17 years, Microphones in 2020, and has been released via, as Elverum describes it, a “kind of a lyric video, but also a slideshow, a powerpoint presentation, a flip book.”  More

Tame Impala Share Video for “Is It True”

Aug 06, 2020

Tame Impala (aka Kevin Parker and band) released a new album, The Slow Rush, earlier this year via Interscope. Now the band have shared a video for the album’s “Is It True.”  More

Plants and Animals – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

Aug 06, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with all three members of Montréal, Canada’s Plants and Animals (lead singer/guitarist Warren Spicer, guitarist/vocalist Nic Basque, and drummer/vocalist Matthew Woodley). More

Nation of Language Announce Limited-Edition Vinyl; Share Video For “On Division St.”

Aug 06, 2020

Synth-pop trio Nation of Language released their debut album, Introduction, Presence, back in May. In our review we called it one of the “most danceable records of its kind released since the period it references.” If you missed it, no worries. The band has announced a limited-edition translucent sand vinyl release, exclusively through Rough Trade on August 28. In addition, the band released a video for the album’s “On Division St. More

Tim Heidecker Announces New Album; Shares Weyes Blood Featuring Title Track “Fear of Death”

Aug 06, 2020

Tim Heidecker (of Tim & Eric and Heidecker & Wood) is a man of many skills: an actor, comedian, podcast host, musician, and producer. Yesterday, he announced his new album, Fear of Death, is coming out September 25 via Spacebomb Records. He also shared the title track with features from none other than Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, via a video. More