Posts Tagged ‘listen’

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LISTEN: Prince and Zooey Deschanel’s New Single

When Prince appeared on New Girl (starring Zooey Deschanel as the quirky roommate, Jess) back in February, he performed a song with Deschanel at the end of the episode. Now, Prince has released the full-length version of the track, ”FALLINLOVE2NITE.”

This is Prince’s first release since “PRETZELBODYLOGIC,” which premiered after the episode of New Girl.

Prince will soon unveil PLECTRUMELECTRUM, the final date for which has not been confirmed.

You can listen to Prince and Zooey Deschanel’s “FALLINLOVE2NITE” below.…

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Fake Problems Frontman Covers Bomb The Music Industry!

Chris Farren of the indie punk outfit Fake Problems has released a cover of Bomb The Music Industry!’s “Hurricane Waves.”

In the past few months, Farren has recorded a number of songs for his covers project, during which he will record a new track every sunday until April of this year. So far, he’s done many, including Sky Ferreira’s “24 Hours” and Modern Baseball’s “The Weekend.”

You can listen to Chris Farren’s cover of “Hurricane Waves” below.…

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LISTEN: Frank Ocean – “Pyramids” (Blue Sky Black Death Remix)

Blue Sky Black Death bring on the intensity to create a more severe version of Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids.”

While the beginning of the track is almost straight Frank Ocean, the second half of the song is nothing like the musician, creating a fading, almost bleak, sound.

You can view Blue Sky Black Death’s tour dates and listen to the remix by the group below.

03-06-2014 – The New Parish – Oakland, CA
03-08-2014 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
03-11~ 03-16-2014 – SXSW – Austin, TX…

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Julian Casablancas Unveils New Track

The Great Casablancas is back again with yet another new song from his solo work.

“Human Sadness,” which is to be included on the soundtrack for the indie movie She’s Lost Control (which will be shown at SXSW this March), is a collaboration with the film’s composer, Simon Taufique.

Casablancas has been a part of the film since its early days.  Back in 2012, the Strokes frontman appeared in a video alongside the Kickstarter campaign for the project.

You can hear “Human Sadness” below.…

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LISTEN: Ellie Goulding and Angel Haze Cover James Blake

Rap and pop meet once again for a mind-blowing cover of James Blake’s “Life Round Here.”

Goulding’s lush vocals give the track a stirring quality while Haze’s sick beat (much like the version that features Chance The Rapper) provides a definite contrast. While the track is anything but lavish, it holds a certain soothing simplicity paired with anticipation (for Haze’s contribution).

You can hear Ellie Goulding and Angel Haze’s cover of “Life Round Here” below.…

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LISTEN: Chris Baio (Vampire Weekend) Remixes Broken Bells

Chris Baio has remixed yet another number under his DJ moniker Baio, and this time it’s a Broken Bells (the side project of Shins frontman James Mercer and Danger Mouse) track titled “Holding On For Life.”

Baio gives the previously sparkle-pop number a psychedelic twist, stepping away from his usual dance-y style.

In addition to this effort, Baio has released a 41-minute DJ set and announced a four-date long tour.

You can listen to “Holding On For Life (Baio Remix)” and view Baio’s tour dates below.…

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Beck Covers John Lennon

In advance of his upcoming album Morning Phase (due out in February), Beck has graced us with a cover of John Lennon’s “Love.”

The cover of the ’70s era track will have a place on Starbucks’ Sweetheart 2014 compilation album, which will be on shelves February 4 (just in time for Valentine’s Day).

Beck’s wholesome croon brings a new, more chill vibe to the track. It’s not necessarily better or worse than Lennon’s version, but it definitely gives a new take.

You can hear Beck’s cover of John Lennon’s “Love” below.…

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LISTEN: Ryan Hemsworth Remixes Lorde, Beyoncé

2013 has been a year full of Ryan Hemsworth remixes, ranging everywhere from Outkast to Backstreet Boys, and he’s also had time to release Guilt Trips, his debut LP, back in October.

Now Hemsworth has sprung a whole new set of remixes upon us, including Lorde’s “Ribs” and Beyoncé’s “Mine.” The tracks are included in a 10-track collection entitled ☺RYANPACKv.1☺, which also features remixes of R. Kelly, Danny Brown and more.

”I played like 200 shows this year. If you came out… wow. If you stayed at home and listened to my music… wow. If you’ve supported me in …

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Run the Jewels Stream “Pew Pew Pew” in Full and it Sounds Glorious

You heard a snippet of the song earlier in December thanks to a Boiler Room DJ set, but now it’s time to hear it in full. Run the Jewels (El-P + Killer Mike) have put up “Pew Pew Pew” online today for streaming, and it sounds even more glorious than the sample suggested.

Run the Jewels put out their debut self-titled mixtape for free this summer which ranked highly on nearly every 2013 “Best of” list. To celebrate the album’s success, they’re releasing a deluxe “European edition” of the debut which includes three bonus tracks, including “Pew Pew Pew” and …

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LISTEN: Arctic Monkeys Release New B-Side

As a B-side to “One For The Road,” the England-based band has released the track “You’re So Dark.”

Mixing the band’s R&B influence with frontman Alex Turner’s sultry voice, the track is an excellent companion to the previously released AM.

This new track is no surprise, as Arctic Monkeys have already treated fans to two previously released B-sides, “2013″ and “Stop the World, I Wanna Get Off With You.”

One For The Road 7″, which includes the track, will be released on December 10 via Domino.

You can listen to “You’re So Dark” below.…

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EP STREAM: Sammy Adams – ‘Homecoming’

After a month of singles and promotion, Boston’s Boy Sammy Adams has finally released his long-awaited Homecoming EP. The album, which features six brand new songs, hit iTunes this morning and can be streamed at the end of this post.

2013 has been a wild year for Sammy Adams. After releasing a couple of singles in the spring, Adams spent the majority of the year on the road and in the studio. Fans only learned of plans to release Homecoming about a handful of weeks ago, but the demand for new material from the pop-leaning rapper has been on the …

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Drop Everything And Stream Lorde’s Debut Album

Following three promotional singles, sixteen-year-old pop newcomer Lorde has partnered with VH1 to stream her debut album a full week ahead of its release date.

Featuring ten songs that showcase the wide vocal range of the New Zealand native, Pure Heroine could not arrive at a more perfect time for Lorde. She recently skyrocketed into the US top 40 with “Royals,” making her unique brand of atmospheric pop as in demand as ever. As long as curious listeners connect with even one more song off her album with a similar intensity, it won’t be long before this young starlet is …