Wednesday Music News

Song of the Day
08/17/2016
Janice Headley
photo by Timothy Saccenti

  • New York duo Phantogram continue to tease out singles from their forthcoming full-length Three, out September 16th via Republic. We've already heard "You Don't Get Me High Anymore" and "Run Run Blood," and now we've got the track "Cruel World," which the twosome shared on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show. Listen below, and listen to KEXP all day, every day for your chance to win tickets to an exclusive Phantogram show in KEXP's Gathering Space on Monday, August 22nd. For more information on how you can attend, click here. [Under the Radar]

  • De La Soul is another group who've been teasing out the singles from their upcoming LP, and the Anonymous Nobody…. Check out the single "Greyhounds" below, featuring guest vocals from Grammy Award winning R&B icon Usher. Additional guests on the LP include Damon Albarn, David Byrne, Usher, Pete Rock, Snoop Dogg, and Little Dragon. and the Anonymous Nobody… hits stores on August 26th, and on that very day, KEXP will go 3 Feet High & Rising as we breakdown every sample used in that breakthrough LP from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT. Check out more details here. [Spi]

  • More new music, this time from Pixies who share the single "Talent" off their upcoming album, Head Carrier. The release marks their sixth album overall, their second since reuniting in 2013, and their first with new bassist Paz Lenchantin. Head Carrier hits stores September 30th on [PIAS]. [Pitchfork]

  • And let's make it a new music sweep with a track from The Tallest Man On Earth. Stream the single "Rivers" below. No album association to announce; seems like the Swedish folkster is just sharing singles as they come, but you can get his most recent LP Dark Bird Is Home from Dead Oceans. [Stereogum]

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