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Folk artist M. Ward is coming back this spring with the new solo album Migration Stories. His newest single “Unreal City” is ‘a soft and expansive midtempo number that’s driven by luxuriant synth-wobbles and ba-ba-ba backup vocals. There are some nice handclaps in there, too.’ – via Stereogum Listen below & catch M. Ward at The Regent on May 22. Tickets here
Of Montreal, the project of Kevin Barnes, are releasing a new album, UR FUN, on January 17 via Polyvinyl. Now Barnes has shared another song from the album, “You’ve Had Me Everywhere.” Listen to it below, and be sure to catch them w/ Dis Fantasy at The Regent on April 5th! Tickets here!
Destroyer has released the third single from his forthcoming album, Have We Met. “Cue Synthesizer” arrives with a music video directed by David Ehrenreich. Described by Dan Bejar as “maybe the most audacious piece of music Destroyer’s laid to tape,” “Cue Synthesizer” adds a bit of humor to the bandleader’s trademark wordplay. “Cue synthesizer, cue guitar,” he commands over a build-up of instrumentation. Self-aware and much more relaxed, the groover is unlike anything heard on Have We Met so far. Watch the video below and grab tickets to see Destroyer at The Regent Theater on February 23. Grab tickets here. The visuals for “Cue Synthesizer” set it further apart from …
“Void”, the second single from Algiers’ album ‘There Is No Year’ has been released. Algiers released their new song “Void” on Adult Swim today, now streaming on all platforms. “Void” takes a more aggressive post-punk form, showcasing the band’s ability to tap into their more garage-rock and noise side. Catch them live at the Echo on on Tuesday March 24, 2020. Get your tickets HERE.
With the release of music experimentalist Dan Deacon’s latest single “Sat By A Tree”, we are now highly anticipating the release of the rest of his album Mystic Familiar. The music video to the upbeat single follows the story of life, in only a single scene. Watching the video in fast-motion, the viewer watches as a still body (still alive, not yet a corpse) decomposes on a bed of dirt… and a bed of flesh-eating beetles and maggots. The morbid decomposition of this character accompanied by the eclectic sounds of “Sat By A Tree” is a fascinating combination. It’s not so much …