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12 Best Songs of the Week: Death Cab for Cutie, The Beths, Francis Lung, black midi, and More

Plus Danger Mouse and Black Thought, Ezra Furman, Panda Bear and Sonic Boom, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 15, 2022

Welcome to the 27th Songs of the Week of 2022. It was a strong week for new tracks. Really any of the Top 6 could’ve been our #1 song. We settled on a Top 12 this week. More

black midi Share Video for New Single “Sugar/Tzu”

Hellfire Due Out This Friday via Rough Trade

Jul 12, 2022

Black midi have shared a video for their new single, “Sugar/Tzu.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album, Hellfire, which will be out this Friday (July 15) via Rough Trade. More

Glastonbury 2022: Watch Performances from Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and More

Plus Courtney Barnett, Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Caribou, St. Vincent, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, and Many Others

Jun 27, 2022

Couldn’t make it to Glastonbury this past weekend? We have you covered, with highlights from some of the performances including ones by Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and many more. Plus Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Fontaines D.C., Lorde, Caribou, Metronomy, St. Vincent, Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, IDLES, Crowded House, and much more. More

black midi Share Video for New Single “Eat Men Eat”

Hellfire Due Out July 15 via Rough Trade

Jun 15, 2022

Black midi have shared a video for their new single, “Eat Men Eat.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album, Hellfire, which will be out on July 15 via Rough Trade. More

May 09, 2022

Black midi have announced the release of a new album, Hellfire, which will be out on July 15 via Rough Trade. They have also announced a North American tour and have shared a video for the album’s lead single, “Welcome To Hell.” More

Mar 22, 2022

Today, black midi have released a new covers EP, Cavalcovers, out now via Rough Trade. The three-song EP sees the band covering King Crimson’s “21st Century Schizoid Man,” Taylor Swift’s “Love Story,” and Captain Beefheart’s “Moonlight on Vermont.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen, Japanese Breakfast, and More

Plus Lucy Dacus, POND, Gruff Rhys, CHAI, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 21, 2021

Welcome to the 19th Songs of the Week of 2021. This week there was finally a ceasefire in the latest Israeli Palestinian conflict. More

May 19, 2021

black midi are releasing a new album, Cavalcade, on May 28 via Rough Trade. Now they have shared another song from it, the somewhat jazzy “Chondromalacia Patella,” via a video for it. The band have also announced some new U.S. tour dates that happen next March and April and a crazy Cavalcade Golden Ticket contest, with some astounding prizes. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, Kings of Convenience, Faye Webster, Piroshka, and More

Plus black midi, CHAI, Squid, Anika, Hiatus Kaiyote, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 30, 2021

Welcome to the 16th Songs of the Week of 2021. This week President Biden celebrated 100 days in office with a speech to Congress that laid out his accomplishments (including a successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines) and ambitious future plans. More

black midi Share Video for New Single “Slow,” Announce Fall 2021 North American Tour

Cavalcade Due Out May 28 via Rough Trade; Also Watch the Band’s KEXP Session

Apr 28, 2021

black midi have shared an animated video for their new single “Slow,” taken from their forthcoming album Cavalcade, to be released on May 28 via Rough Trade. The band has also announced a North American tour to take place this fall and done a KEXP session. More

Mar 23, 2021

black midi have announced a new album, Cavalcade, which will be out on May 28 via Rough Trade. The band has also shared a video for the album’s lead single “John L.” More

Mercury Prize 2019 Nominees Announced – Cate Le Bon, Anna Calvi, IDLES, Foals, and More

The 1975, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C., slowthai, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 25, 2019

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by Cate Le Bon, Anna Calvi, IDLES, Foals, The 1975, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C., slowtai, and more. More

Album of the Week: Hatchie

Plus Stream New Albums from Mark Ronson, Bedouine, Hot Chip, The Raconteurs, Kirin J Callinan, Richard Reed Parry, and More

Jun 21, 2019

Hatchie is the dream pop project of Australian musician Harriette Pilbeam. Her debut album, Keepsake, was released today via Double Double Whammy and it’s our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album below. More




Reviews

Sep 19, 2022

While black midi’s acclaimed albums have given fans much to enjoy over the past few years, their formidable live presentation makes the stage seem to be their ideal setting. More

May 28, 2021

The music video for “Ducter,” the closing track on black midi’s 2019 debut Schlagenheim, featured prominent visuals of recognizable images like cities and classical portraits melting into digital oblivion. It was a fitting visual metaphor for the band’s approach on that album: familiar instrumentation and identifiable influences, blown up in a destructive, thrashy blur. More