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Ought – These 3 Things

Still fresh from signing with Merge, Ought will release Room Inside the World on February 16. The album, their third LP and first for Merge, explores themes that have always concerned the band—identity, connection, survival in a precarious world—but with a bolder, more nuanced sound palette. The band share first single These 3 Things and… Read more »

VIDEO: Destroyer – Times Square

Dan Bejar has unveiled the Shayne Ehman-directed visuals to Times Square, from his excellent and newly-released Destroyer record, Poison Season. Here’s what Shayne Ehman had to say about making the video: “We ended up just wandering around New York til 3am and the city seemed completely dead. We could have been anywhere, really. I needed… Read more »

Destroyer – Times Square

Vancouver’s Dan Bejar will return in August with a new album as Destroyer, entitled Poison Season. It will be Destroyer’s first full-length solo effort since 2011’s Kaputt. That’s not forgetting the Spanish-language EP, Five Spanish Songs, which he released back in 2013. “The first and last songs are actually one song tracked live with quintet…. Read more »

Destroyer – Girl in a Sling

Vancouver’s Dan Bejar will return in August with a new album as Destroyer, entitled Poison Season. It will be Destroyer’s first full-length solo effort since 2011’s Kaputt. That’s not forgetting the Spanish-language EP, Five Spanish Songs, which he released back in 2013. “The first and last songs are actually one song tracked live with quintet…. Read more »

Destroyer – Dream Lover

Vancouver’s Dan Bejar will return in August with a new album as Destroyer, entitled Poison Season. It will be Destroyer’s first full-length solo effort since 2011’s Kaputt. That’s not forgetting the Spanish-language EP, Five Spanish Songs, which he released back in 2013. “The first and last songs are actually one song tracked live with quintet…. Read more »

Waxahatchee – Under a Rock

Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, will make her major-label debut this April with the release of her third album to date, Ivy Tripp. The album was produced and recorded alongside Swearin’ members Kyle Gilbride and Keith Spencer, and will be released through her new home Merge Records on April 7.

Waxahatchee – Air

Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, will make her major-label debut this April with the release of her third album to date, Ivy Tripp. The album was produced and recorded alongside Swearin’ members Kyle Gilbride and Keith Spencer, and will be released through her new home Merge Records on April 7. The news comes accompanied by a… Read more »

Video: Caribou – Our Love

To coincide with the release of his latest album today, Caribou has revealed the beautiful video for title track Our Love. Directed by Ryan Staake of Brooklyn-based production company Pomp and Clout, the accompanying visuals follow an older woman as she wanders around her home, revisiting emotional moments along her journey. Staake said that the… Read more »

Arcade Fire – Afterlife (Official Video)

Arcade Fire have shared the video for the Reflektor highlight, Afterlife. The video was directed by Emily Kai Bock, the director behind the videos for Grimes‘ Oblivion, Majical Cloudz‘ Childhoods End and Grizzly Bear’s Yet Again. Reflektor was released October 29 on Merge.