Empire (Freelance Whales Remix) Philadelphia’s piano based rock trio Jukebox the Ghost is prepping their new album Everything Under the Sun, due out September 7. Their released single, Empire, has been remixed by Freelance Whales, and it’s a really interesting sound. I’m really looking forward to sinking my teeth into their new album, but I guess this will just have to tide me over for now. Hear the original: Empire. Grab the preorder for the album.
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Bochica Impetigo credits Worcester kids (from my hometown) DOM played a live session at Pitchforks Brooklyn Offices. Listen to more DOM on their myspace.
MTV debuted Ra Ra Riot’s video for their newest song ‘Boy.’ Check the video, or just listen to Boy here. Boy comes from Ra Ra Riot’s forthcoming album, The Orchard, which lands August 24th.
Mr. Rager A little darker than I though it would be, Kid Cudi’s new track, Mr. Rager. This song will come from Kid Cudi’s upcoming release Man On The Moon 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager is set to come out October 26th.
Bone Dry Good news from the California coast. San Franciscan (by way of Wisconsin) band AB & the Sea writes wonderfully feel good pop songs. After saying good bye to the midwest, they packed their van, headed for the west coast and made their way to San Francisco. Busking downtown for rent money, they were discovered by a promoter, and they began opening for bands like Marcy’s Playground, The Morning Benders, The Fruit Bats, The Submarines, The Miniature Tigers, and even Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. They then headed to the studio to record some of their songs. What…
White Sky (Remix) This came across my inbox this morning, and I’ve sat on it until now. It’s really kind of awesome. Basement JAXX remixing Vampire Weekend’s song White Sky, from their album Contra.
Coming from Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption soundtrack, Jose Gonzalez really pumps up the gloom and doom on his song Far Away. As usual, it’s a beautiful song, and his voice lends itself perfectly to the lonely emotion the game promotes. Gonzalez will be here in Boston with his band Junip, November 2nd at the Royale Nightclub, Boston, MA
As part of their newsletter, Frightened Rabbit gave away a gift today. It’s a package including this unreleased track ‘Son C’ and some Lomo photos taken over the summer. Enjoy the new track, and get over to their website and sign up for their newsletter and receive a copy of it yourself.
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Tired Pony, if you haven’t heard of it, is a side project from Peter Buck from REM, Richard Colburn from Belle & Sebastian, Gary Lightbody and Iain Archer from Snow Patrol, Garret Lee, Scott McCaughey and Troy Stewart. The band also features some back up from M. Ward, Tom Smith, and Zooey Deschanel. So immediately, this is some kind of superband. Their forthcoming album, The Place We Ran From, has been released in the UK, and releases to the US on September 28th. You can pre order The Place We Ran From from Amazon now. Look for a US tour…