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Stream Metz’s new album “II” before its May 4 Sub Pop release

What better way to start your Monday morning than with a proper thrashing from Metz. They’re sure to knock those Monday blues out of your system, and give a shock to your system. The Toronto trio’s explosive new album, II is now available to stream in full via NPR. As the follow-up to their 2012 self-titled […]

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Stream Toro Y Moi’s new album “What For?”

After creating “chillwave” albums with an R&B influence, Toro y Moi is back with a new album that really doesn’t stick too much to his usual sound theme. Taking inspiration from iconic bands like Big Star, Talking Heads and Todd Rundgren, Toro y Moi’s new album, What For? seems to revive the smooth rock sounds of […]

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Stream Sufjan Stevens’ new album “Carrie & Lowell”

With his new album dropping next week, Sufjan Stevens is now streaming his new record, Carrie & Lowell via NPR. The album is set for release on March 31 on Stevens’ own Asthmatic Kitty Records, but why wait you can listen it a week early! Heralded by many as his greatest album ever, the intimate record […]

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Stream Sleater-Kinney’s new album “No Cities To Love”

Sleater-Kinney are streaming their new album, No Cities To Love, one week before its January 20th Sub Pop Records release date! As previously mentioned in our 16 Highly Anticipated Albums to be Excited for in 2015 feature, No Cities to Love is Sleater-Kinney’s first studio album in 10 years! The band has also announced a slew of […]

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Recommended: Parquet Courts release new album “Content Nausea” under Parkay Quarts

Parquet Courts, a band that prides themselves in not falling in the clutches of social media or major label ownership (although they do have a functioning Facebook page), have continued strong with their DIY tenor and have dropped their second record this year. The Brooklyn-based indie-post-punkers received much critical acclaim for their June 2014 release, […]

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Caribou to headliner Fonda Theatre — stream new album, Our Love

Electronic producer, Caribou is back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday, February 28th. Touring in support of his stunning new album, Our Love, fans can enjoy the album one week before it’s October 7th Merge Records release by streaming it now via iTunes. The album shows Dan […]

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Stream Ex Hex’s debut album, Rips — upcoming LA date at The Echo

A couple months ago we ran a Hot Band Alert interview feature with Mary Timony and her new band, Ex Hex. Now the all-female power trio including Laura Harris and Betsy Wright are ready to release their highly anticipated debut full-length, Rips (out October 7th on Merge). Lucky for you, instead of waiting until Oct. 7 to give this album a […]

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Hot Band Alert: Electric Youth — Stream debut album Innerworld

Toronto and L.A.-based synth duo, Electric Youth have created a stunning debut album titled Innerworld and it’s ready for the world to hear. The album set for release Sept. 30th via Secretly Canadian / Last Gang Records is now available for you to stream in all its entirety before its official release date. With soothing 80s […]

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Jeff Tweedy and son team up for new album, Sukierae

When I worked on something with my dad when I was 19, it was never anything as cool as what Spencer Tweedy has going with his pops, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. On Sept. 23, the two will release the album Sukierae, an impressive family project that also features vocal contribution from Lucius’ Jess Wolfe and […]

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Stream Leonard Cohen’s new album Popular Problems

A hip yet timeless figure in music, Leonard Cohen is back with his 13th studio album, Popular Problems. The album is available for you to stream one week before its Sept. 23 Columbia Records release date. A poetic philosopher of many identities, Cohen’s new album arrives slow and dark, touching on all emotions from joy […]

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