Miguel has released the first official single from his upcoming album Wild Heart. Entitled "Coffee (F***ing)", the track is an extended version of a song from last year's Wild EP and features rapper Wale. Stream it below:
An extended version without Wale was also released:
US blues rock group Rival Sons have released a new video for their song "Electric Man", that is off their latest LP Great Western Valkyrie, which came out on June 10, 2014.
Bassist Dave Beste had this to say regarding the new video: "We were recently asked to be an experiment in a laboratory study. The people behind the study evidently wanted to measure our rock-n-roll power, and so we played "Electric Man" and in the process we broke all their equipment. Somebody taped it and we made a special video out of it. So watch it, and enjoy it. We love science."
Estonian-born singer-songwriter and the man behind the dreampop band Sinine, Mauno Meesit, released his debut LP Closer a few days ago, on 27th of April. His first record under his own name, the acoustic Closer was recorded in Berlin, with most of its songs written in 2013-2014, and sees the light of day through Meesit's own label, Grainy Records.
The press release reads as follows: "Berlin based singer, songwriter and producer Mauno Meesit, also known for his electronic music moniker "Sinine", released his new album ‘Closer’ this Monday, 27th of April on his own label Grainy Records.
Meesit is expressing himself through heartfelt songs and minimalist arrangements.Fascinated by little imperfections and dusty sounds, he recorded vocals with a 1940’s American microphone, tracked guitars with a 100-years-old Austrian parlor guitar and added slight touches of untuned piano and electronic sounds in different Berlin living rooms.
UK pop-house duo Disclosure has released a new song, "Bang That." The song is ostensibly a piece to tide fans over "as work speedily progresses on [their] next record," and marks their first track since 2014's Friend Within collaboration "The Mechanism."
Swedish Punk band Millencolin have released a video for the song "Bring Me Home" which is off of their new album True Brew which dropped on April 28th via Epitaph Records. This is the second video to be released for the album with the first being for the song "Sense and sensibility" .
Brendan Nixon has finally finished the new Sensory Deprivation album, Unsound. The album totals about 40 minutes, with production from Aaron Webster (Ex-Tron) on the last set of tracks. Link below.
Ex-Gallows/Pure Love frontman Frank Carter is now streaming the new "Rotten" EP from his new band, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes, on Clashmusic.com. The band, a return to the "Orchestra of Wolves" era sound of Gallows, also features former The Ghost of a Thousand drummer Memby Jago and will release the new EP on May 4th.
A full stream and track-by-track is available below.
After the release of the lyric video of "Dead Inside", the British trio announces the official music video of the afformentioned song. The band's seventh studio album Drones is due on 8 June 2015 via Warner Bros. Records in the UK.
The video can be viewed here:
1. Dead Inside
2. [Drill Sergeant]
6. The Handler
11. The Globalist
On June 9, Audika Records will release Corn, a collection of nine previously unreleased Arthur Russell recordings from 1982 and 1983.
Steve Knutson put together Corn using Russell's original 1/4" tape masters. This material made it to test pressings in 1985, but none were released. The songs are largely solo works with Russell providing cello, keyboards, rhythm machine programming, vocals, and production.
1. Lucky Cloud
3. Keeping Up
4. See My Brother, He's Jumping Out (Let's Go Swimming #2)
5. This Is How We Walk on the Moon
6. Corn (Continued)
7. Hiding Your Present From You
8. They and Their Friends
9. Ocean Movie
Boise ID dark ambient/folk band Aelter, featuring Blake Green (Wolvserpent/Pussygutt) on all instruments, are streaming their new album Aelter IV: Love Eternal at their official Bandcamp and SoundCloud locations.
The album was released on April 20, courtesy of the Pesanta Urfolk label.
Three brand new Boris albums are to be first sold at their live shows starting May 2nd.
The "b" in Boris is not capitalized so it is assumed that these will be more experimental efforts from the group.
From the official Boris facebook page:
boris new album 1
New Noise Literacy 003
1. un, deux, trois
5. game of death
boris new album 2
New Noise Literacy 004
1. midgard schlange
2. behind the owl
3. dreamy eyed panjandrum
boris new album 3
New Noise Literacy 005
1. terracotta warrior
2. ant hill
3. talkative lord vs silence master
available on merch table!
from may 2nd
Swiss sludge metal band Rorcal have released a new album, titled La Femme sans Tête (translated as 'The Headless Woman'), in celebration of their 10th anniversary as a band. The follow-up to last year's Vilagvége, the album acts as one cohesive 32-minute track split into three parts, and is available via their Bandcamp page as a pay-what-you-wish download.
The full announcement, which also hints at the band looking to record more material before the end of 2015, can be viewed on Rorcal's Facebook page.
Punk band Titus Andronicus have announced a new double album entitled "The Most Lamentable Tragedy". It will be released July 28 through Merge Records and contains 29 tracks, according to an interview frontman Patrick Stickles gave to grantland.com. The announcement was accompanied by the release of a new song entitled "Dimed Out" as well as a lyric video.
New Zealand hard rock act, Cairo Knife Fight have released the first song off their first full length, The Colossus, scheduled to hit the streets on May 29. Stream 'Reality Engine' at the following link - http://soundcloud.com/cairo-knife-fight/09-reality-engine
The band have already released The Isolator EP in January and just embarked on an Australian tour with Karnivool. Here are the dates - http://www.facebook.com/cairoknifefight/photos/a.10150302432760722.563702.73698380721/10155478202460722/?type=1&theater
Anti Flag are streaming a second track Off of their upcoming album American Spring titled “Sky Is Falling”. Anti flag released a statement on the new track:
"We released this song and video days after President Obama apologized for a drone strike that inadvertently killed an American and an Italian being held captive by al Qaeda in Pakistan. President Obama did the right thing by apologizing to the victims and their families. But otherwise, his apologies fall short of the target. We call on President Obama to extend his apologies to victims of U.S. drone strikes who do not hold U.S. and European passports. Furthermore, we demand an end to the U.S. drone program. There are countless innocent victims, families and communities whose lives have been devastated by illegal, out of control, and unaccountable U.S. drone strikes. This onslaught of aggression is sold to the American people as a surgical strike program that combats terrorism and makes the U.S. s ...more
Legendary 90's outfit Failure have detailed their upcoming album, "The Heart is a Monster." The album is currently slated for a June 30 release via INresidence. The album marks the band's first full-length LP since 1996's "Fantastic Planet."
The album art and track listing can be seen below:
01. Segue 4
02. Hot Traveler
03. A.M. Amnesia
04. Snow Angel
05. Atom City Queen
06. Segue 5
07. Counterfeit Sky
08. Petting the Carpet
09. Mulholland Drive
10. Fair Light Era
11. Segue 6
12. Come Crashing
13. Segue 7
14. The Focus
16. Segue 8
17, I Can See Houses
18. Segue 9
You can also listen to the band's new song, "Hot Traveler", here:
Galway Hardcore punk band Vagrants are now streaming their new album "Smear" on bandcamp. The band, that features former menbers of Rites, Them Martyrs and Only Fumes and Corpses, will be releasing the album on tape and digital download through bandcamp in the coming weeks.
Twenty One Pilots have released a third single off of their upcoming third LP 'Blurryface'. The song is titled "Stressed Out" and has been released with an accompanying music video, which can be viewed below. Blurryface is set for release on Tuesday, May 19th.
Post hardcore band Our Last Night have dropped a new music video for the song "Home", taken from their as yet untitled upcoming album. No release date is avaliable at this time, though the band has stated that it will be released over the summer.