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Iceage: "Coalition"

Photo by Pooneh Ghana The music of Iceage’s incendiary debut New Brigade felt created in the image of its album cover: charred black, ashy grays, smoldering reds. The first glimpse of You’re Nothing is considerably brighter, something meant to spark a …

The Soft Moon – “Die Life” Video

The Soft Moon’s “Die Life” is a breathy, fuzzy track and the band has crafted a jarring black and white clip featuring a wall of snowy televisions. The backdrop is well suited to the track, almost transforming into an army of more bands members as the song stomps on. Check it out below. [via Pitchfork] [...]

David Bowie Returns with Somber “Where Are We Now?” Video

David Bowie is acting his age. He’s no longer an androgynous glam rock star or a space man. Those days are long gone. He’s not even attempting to reprise his role from the late ’90s as elder statesman of electronic rock. Instead, on this, his 66th birthday, Bowie presents himself as an older and wiser [...]

Tom Waits & Keith Richards – “Shenandoah”

In 2006, the producer Hal Willner put together the compilation Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys, on which big-name artists tried their hand at singing old pirate songs. Next month, we’ll get the double-disc sequel, entitled Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys. The list of contributors is long and [...]

Tune of the Day: Tom Odell – Can’t Pretend // Issue #85

It’s a breath of fresh air to hear such gloriously simple piano being played instead of the usual twang of the acoustic guitar that’s become a norm in the charts over recent years. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love the guitar, but when you get an influx of singer-songwriters who are rocking…