Filed under: Animal Collective
Animal Collective’s “Merriweather Post Pavilion” was released last year to much fanfare but the Josh Dibb or Deakin left the band in 2006 and is now pursuing a solo career. As it turns out he is now back in the band and they will be playing their scheduled dates at the Primevera Sound Festival in Spain and ATP in London in May. Deakin, Panda Bear, Avey Tare are all however doing their solo thing right now, with Avery Tare just having released his new album, Deakin working on new material and Panda Bear releasing singles that will culminate in the release of “Tomboy” next year.
Filed under: Memoryhouse
Memoryhouse have released the video for their b-side ‘Heirloom’. The track was the b-side for the single ‘Caregiver’ which was just recently released on Suicide Squeeze. ‘Heirloom’ was directed by Jamie Harley, like the song it show hazy images, a cute girl and bunch of hipsters dancing around a burning bus. You can watch the video below. (Photo by Edward Bishop)
Filed under: The Strokes
The Strokes were reported to have been recording their new album early this year at New York City’s Avatar Studios but those sessions were scrapped. The band then decided to head upstate and recorded at Albert Hammond, Jr.’s studio. In an interview with Rolling Sone he spoke of the how the sessions went and shed some details about the new album. This is what Albert Hammond, Jr. said: (more…)
After self-releasing two singles Newcastle-Upon-Tyne’s Polarsets have released a video promo for the track ‘Morning’. It focuses on people hanging around just haging out. The videoi is much shorter than the actual cowbell driven track. You can watch the video below and listen to their other single ‘Leave Argentina’ below. You can listen to more from the band here.
Filed under: MNDR
After opening for Massive Attack and Miike Snow has announced that she will be opening for Chromeo early next year. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her upcoming debut album, the album is being produced by Peter Wade. Warner expects to release the album sometime next spring. MNDR also has some upcoming dates in December before the tour. You can see the tour dates below. (Photo by Ysa Perez)
Filed under: Robyn
Diplo produced the song now he directed the video for the song ‘Dancehall Queen’ along with Red Foxx and Pomp & Clout. The video features what looks like a filmed screen with the multi-color test pattern in the edges, along with weird images of a girl dancing and lip-synching the track. You can watch the video below.
Filed under: Atlas Sound
While most of the blogosphere was taking most of the week off because of Thanksgiving Bradford Cox was busy releasing four collections of demos from his Atlas Sound project. By Friday the albums were taken down from mediafire because Sony claimed the copyright on the songs. You can download Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3 and Volume 4.