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Bruce Springsteen – “Hurry Up Sundown”

One of the most notable exclusives coming out this Record Store Day is American Beauty, an EP of four new songs from Bruce Springsteen. One of those songs is “Hurry Up Sundown,” a simple and charged old-school bar-rocker with a few flashes of Springsteen singing in his upper register. Springsteen played every instrument on the [...]



Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – “Silk Shirts & Yellow Gold”

The Queens rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren is probably best-known as an Action Bronson associate, but he’s landed in the Mixtape Of The Week column twice, for 2012′s Respect The Fly Shit and Mandatory Brunch Meetings. And now he’s prepping the awesomely titled Silk Pyramids, a collaborative EP with the veteran New York rap producer Buckwild. [...]



Watch Ty Segall Debut Three Songs & Cover Motörhead At Coachella

Ty Segall played Coachella last week and worked in something old, something new, and something Motörhead. The first part of his set touched on his Album Of The Week-honored Slaughterhouse, then moved into a trio of new songs (“Green Belly,” “Tall Man Skinny Lady,” and “Feel,” according to the setlist), before landing on a cover [...]



Wooden Wand :: Farmer’s Corner

Just minutes into the album — with a shambolic instrumental rumble and a dour delivery of urgency — James Jackson Toth, aka Wooden Wand, mutters “the thing I have been sick with, I am well, I am still in the thick of it…” beautifully characterizing his dauntless and continually expanding discography in 20 words or […]

Lykke Li – “Gunshot”

I Never Learn, the new album from the Swede-pop goddess Lykke Li, looms, and she’s already shared two songs, the twin dirges “Love Me Like I’m Not Made Of Stone” and “No Rest For The Wicked.” “Gunshot,” the third song she’s shared from the album, is still something of a ballad, but it’s more of [...]



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