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Watch Roger Waters Revive Deep Cuts From 'The Wall'

Roger Waters continues his series of socially distant performances with two deep cuts from Pink Floyd’s 1979 LP, The Wall: “Vera” and “Bring the Boys Back Home.” “The Vera in question is Vera Lynn. She was an English singer, songwriter, very popular during the Second World War,” Waters said in a statement. “Her biggest hit […]

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Stream The Microphones’ New Album Microphones In 2020

Phil Elverum is returning to his beloved Microphones moniker for Microphones In 2020, a new album that consists entirely of one 44-minute track. As our very own Chris DeVille wrote in his lovely Album Of The Week review, Microphones In 2020 is “one lengthy rumination that functions as a poem, essay, memoir, folk song, and […]

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Bad Religion Unveil Symphonic Take on "Faith Alone"

The punk legends in Bad Religion released a new, symphonic take on one of their classic tracks. Rather than the traditional combination of two guitars, a bass, and drums backing Greg Graffin’s vocals, the iconic singer is alone with a piano for the beginning of “Faith Alone” (originally on 1990’s Against the Grain) before being joined by […]

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Flatbush Zombies – "Afterlife" (Prod. James Blake)

Flatbush Zombies released their Now, More Than Ever EP in June, and they’re already back with new music today. “Afterlife” is even more exciting than your average Zombies drop, too, because it’s produced by none other than James Blake. Maybe that’s why they promoted it with a billboard in Denver and a “red carpet extravaganza” […]

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Prince – “Cosmic Day”

It seems like we’ll be excavating Prince’s vault of unreleased music for years and years to come. The late musician’s estate recently announced a massive deluxe reissue of Sign O’ The Times, his 1987 double-album opus culled from the sessions for three different shelved projects, and it comes with a whopping 45 previously unreleased studio […]

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L7's 'Smell the Magic' To Drop on Vinyl

L7 broke through with their power-packed sophomore album, Smell the Magic, 30 years ago. Now Sub Pop is reissuing that influential alt-grunge record on Sept. 18, marking its first appearance on vinyl. You can hear a remastered version of “Shove” below. The reissue comes in a special “Loser” edition, which, according to a press release, is […]

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A Certain Ratio – "Yo Yo Gi"

At the end of June, the arty English post-punk vets A Certain Ratio announced a new album called ACR Loco. Following last year’s career-spanning retrospective ACR:BOX, it’s their first collection of new music in 12 years. So far we’ve heard the airy “Always In Love,” and today the group’s back with another preview of the […]

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Magik Markers Announce New Album '2020': Hear "CDROM"

Last month, Magik Markers, the psychedelic noise-rock trio from New England, returned from a long hiatus with their EP Isolated From Exterior Time: 2020. It was their first new release in six years. But as it turned out, that was just the beginning. Today, Magik Markers have announced that they’ve got a whole new album, […]

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Jamila Woods – “SULA (Paperback)”

Every song on Jamila Woods’ last album, last year’s great LEGACY! LEGACY!, was inspired by a different iconic artist of color: “Zora,” “Eartha,” “Baldwin.” Today, the soulful Chicago R&B singer and poet is back with her first new song since then, “SULA (Paperback),” named after Toni Morrison’s 1973 novel Sula. As Woods explains: It’s the […]

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David Bowie's 1999 Paris Live Album Set for Release

David Bowie’s archival drops will continue with the upcoming digital release of Something in the Air (Live Paris 99). Recorded on Oct. 14, 1999 in Paris’ Elysée Montmartre, the new installment includes rarities like “Can’t Help Thinking About Me,” which he issued in 1966 but hadn’t performed in more than three decades. It also includes […]

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