A Perspective on New Music
WFMU has live coverage from this weekend’s Primavera Sound Festival in Spain. Performers included The Cure, Marianne Faithful, Wilco, Mudhoney and more. Get at it on their site.
Tennis vocalist Alaina Moore speaks to Chart Magazine about all things related to their music, including their latest album Young & Old and working with The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney.
Axl Rose has once again been accused of banning Slash T-Shirts from Guns & Roses Shows.
The Guardian’s writers have put together a list of the best #1 singles from the 1952 to today. Genre defiance and mainstream style bleeds out of this list, but it’s still pretty awesome. See the full list.
Rolling Stone has updated their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. You can see the list of contributors (and the list itself) here. Sgt. Pepper’s is still #1.
Joe Strummer had a radio show. Apparently the episodes were few and far between, but did totally happen. More info on how you can hear some, or purchase them for rebroadcast from Alan Cross.
Bloc Party have announced their new album ‘Four’ will be out in August. Check out the trailer below:
Metric have unveiled ‘Synthetica’ 2 weeks early. However, you can only hear the record if you participate in their Online Scavenger Hunt.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sorta-announced a series of 7″ releases in the works. More info is available at Exclaim!
Bob Dylan has another record on the way. Apparently it’s done, still untitled and being previewed for the media imminently. Or so says Consequence Of Sound.
The Dirty Heads have a new cut available from their upcoming record ‘Cabin By The Sea’ – the tune “Dance All Night” features Matisyahu and is streaming at Rolling Stone.
Like metal? Then you should check out how Relapse Records has put it’s catalogue on BandCamp.
Young Galaxy has a new 7″ coming out this week. Stereogum has an exclusive free download from it. You can grab it here.
Soul Legend Bobby Womack has a cut from his new record featuring Lana Del Rey. Check it below:
Apparently, Lana Del Rey’s been cutting records for years. They was a story a month or so ago about a record by “Lizzie Grant” (which is now being re-released) as LDR. Now the story is that even before that, she went by May Jailer – Hear ‘her’ story here.