Nov 10, 2017

We haven't done a Songs of the Week post for a few weeks, due to various factors, but now we're back. This week we've got the first singles from the upcoming new albums by Marlon WilliamsChromeo, and Superchunk, as well as two covers (Widowspeak covering Neil Young and Elbow taking on The Beatles). More

Nov 10, 2017

We've had a year of a world in which America elected Donald Trump to run the country, so we're talking about the anniversary this week, while also catching up on local elections, gun control, and repression outside Trump's America. More

Nov 10, 2017

Phases is the name of Angel Olsen's new release, and that might seem to be accurate enough when you consider it's a collection of rarities that span the St. Louis songstress' burgeoning career. More

Nov 10, 2017

Elbow released a new album (their seventh), Little Fictions, back in February via Concord. Now the band have announced a new best of compilation, fittingly titled The Best Of, and shared its bonus track, a cover of The Beatles' "Golden Slumbers" (from Abbey Road). More

Nov 10, 2017

In 2016 Angel Olsen released a fantastic new album, MY WOMAN, via Jagjaguwar. It made it to #3 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2016 list. While she hasn't announced its follow-up album yet, today (via Jagjaguwar) she released Phases, a new collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos, including some previously unreleased tracks. Now you can stream the whole album. More

Nov 10, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) released her new album, MASSEDUCTION, last month via Loma Vista. Today she was the musical guest on Ellen, where host Ellen DeGeneres also gave out copies of the album to the audience. Clark was backed by four dancers clad in red thigh high boots and masks. At one point the camera cuts to DeGeneres as she sings along to the song. More

Nov 10, 2017

Le Mini Who, the sister festival of Le Guess Who?, looks to honor the best in brightest in the upcoming Dutch music scene. It all goes down tomorrow in venues across Utrecht. But before it does, we have one last mixtape from the event. More

Nov 09, 2017

Widowspeak released an excellent new album, Expect the Best, back in August via Captured Tracks. Now they have shared a relaxed and slightly hazy cover of the Neil Young classic "Harvest Moon" in honor of their European tour dates, which start next week. More

Nov 09, 2017

Back in July the BBC announced British actress Jodie Whittaker will be taking over the iconic role of The Doctor on Doctor Who, making her the first ever female Doctor (and the Thirteenth Doctor overall). At the time a teaser trailer/announcement video was shared, but it didn't feature Whittaker in her main costume (every Doctor has a different look/dress sense, an outfit they wear in most episodes). Now the BBC has shared the first photo of Whittaker in costume. More