First Listen : NPR – NPR has new music streaming from Cults, Dismemberment Plan (yeah!), Lucius (great new music), Darkside, and more! This is the premier site for streaming not-yet-released music. Especially check out the Dismemberment Plan. They are crazy weird and especially good for the fan of Mars Volta, Modest Mouse, or Man Man. Good stuff!
Sleigh Bells -‘Bitter Rivals’ – If you like shred and pop music, then it gets no better than Sleigh Bells. Dig in to their new album via Rolling Stone.
Cage the Elephant – ‘Melophobia’ – Missed this one and even thought the album drops tomorrow, still a chance for a listen before it comes out in the morning.
What is the Best Pixies Song? – Rolling Stone’s weekend rock question asks, “What is the best Pixie song of all time?” My favorite is probably either ‘Debaser’ or ‘Caribou’, but it is tough to make a decision. Any one else have a thought? You’re probably right no matter what you pick.
Listen to Unreleased Gorillaz Song – Via Sterogum, check out a 90-second orchestral piece from Gorillaz they wrote with the Syrian National Orchestra. Pretty cool stuff!