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Savages – The Answer

Savages will release their sophomore album Adore Life, the eagerly-awaited follow-up to their 2013 debut Silence Yourself, on January 22 via Matador Records. Watch the Giorgio Testi-directed video for the blistering first track The Answer below. “We’ve observed our audience all around the world and noticed that something is happening. People want to be pushed… Read more »

Majical Cloudz – Downtown

Montreal-based duo Majical Cloudz have unveiled a new video for Downtown, taken from their forthcoming album Are You Alone?. This is Majical Cloudz’s first album since 2013’s Impersonator, and will be released next week through Matador Records. Following the previously shared title track, and Silver Car Crash, Devon Welsh and Neil Corcoran have shared the… Read more »

Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone

Majical Cloudz release their sophomore album Are You Alone? on October 16 via Matador Records. The forthcoming record follow’s their excellent 2013 LP, Impersonator, and is preceded this week by its third single and title track. Are You Alone is one of the more upbeat tracks on the album with gently propulsive percussion and swelling… Read more »

VIDEO: Majical Cloudz – Silver Car Crash

Majical Cloudz release their sophomore album Are You Alone? on October 16 via Matador Records. Today the duo shared the black-and-white visuals for lead single Silver Car Crash. The video was filmed and edited by frontman Devon Welsh and Neil Corcoran, the director of recent Majical Cloudz documentary Too Many Humans. The black & white video follows band… Read more »

Majical Cloudz – Silver Car Crash

Majical Cloudz return with their sophomore album Are You Alone? on October 16 via Matador Records. The upcoming record serves as Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto’s eagerly-anticipated follow-up to their gripping 2013 LP Impersonator, an album that saw the duo move from playing small clubs to stadiums opening for Lorde in under a year. In… Read more »

Ceremony – Your Life In France

Ceremony will release The L-Shaped Man, their first new album in three years, on May 19 through Matador Records. The 11-track effort will be their fifth to date and follow’s their excellent 2012 LP, Zoo. The album was produced by John Reis, and centers around frontman Ross Farrar’s recent breakup. “A lot of the content… Read more »

VIDEO: Algiers – Blood

Having just signed a deal with Matador Records, Atlanta via London three-piece Algiers are set release their self-titled debut later this year. The video for their latest offering Blood underlines exactly why this group are heading towards big things. The stark, almost eery instrumentals found here allow the compelling vocals of frontman Franklin James Fisher to take over, and perfectly demonstrate… Read more »

Majical Cloudz – Bugs Don’t Buzz

Majical Cloudz shared another startling track from his forthcoming debut Impersonator today, called Bugs Don’t Buzz. Bugs Don’t Buzz follows the albums’ outstanding lead single Childhoods End, and it’s another simply brilliant track from what is shaping up as one of 2013’s most eagerly awaited LP’s. This is a beautifully sparse track built around a slowly… Read more »

Album Stream: Kurt Vile – Wakin On A Pretty Daze

I’ve really been looking forward to this one. Kurt Vile is now streaming his brand new album, Wakin On A Pretty Daze, in its entirety over at NPR. With the release of the phenomenal singles, Wakin On A Pretty Daze and Never Run Away, this album has been shaping up to be his best yet. The album is… Read more »

Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End

Majical Cloudz unsurprisingly turned quite a few heads at this years SXSW, with their deeply intense live performances. Last December, Devon Welsh dropped one of my favourite releases of the year with his Turns Turns Turns EP, a dark yet strangely uplifting release that focused primarily on aspects of love, death and loss. Having recently signed… Read more »