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Janice Headley
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  • Revolution Girl Style Now! Or, err, September 22nd, when Northwest icons Bikini Kill release their 1991 demo tape of the same name on vinyl, CD, and digitally, via Bikini Kill Records. The reissue will also feature three previously unreleased tracks. The cassette was originally recorded by Pat Maley in Olympia, and will be re-mixed and mastered by Fugazi's Guy Picciotto and John Golden for the reissue. Watch a trailer for the release below, featuring footage from the band's very first show. [Pitchfork]

  • Our friends in !!! have announced their sixth full-length will be out this fall, the fabulously titled As If. They've shared two new tracks, the dance-friendly "Freedom! ’15" and the soulful strut of "Sick Ass Moon." Stream both the tracks below. As If will be out October 16th via Warp. [Under the Radar]

  • If your summer soundtrack has been the latest from UK electronic icons The Chemical Brothers, they've got one more song to add to that playlist. Today, they share the track "Wo Ha," available on the deluxe edition of their long-awaited latest, Born In The Echoes. Stream the simmering instrumental below. Born In The Echoes is out now via Astralweks. [Stereogum]

  • Texas-based guitar hero Gary Clark Jr. will release his sophomore full-length, The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim, on September 11th via Warner Bros. Records. Check out a trailer for the release below, and stream the album's first single "The Healing." In the promo video, Clark says, "The underlying tone of this album is faith and hope really at the end of the day. ‘Cause that’s all we need." [Consequence of Sound]

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