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  • Fleet Foxes are getting back together. The Seattle indie band went on hiatus five years ago after they released their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues. At the time, frontman Robin Pecknold had decided to go back to Columbia University to earn his degree. Now it seems the hiatus is coming to an end. According to guitarist Christian Wargo, "It’s not, like, ‘announced’ or anything, and none of us really knew it was coming, but it’s happening. Possibly unofficially at this stage, but it’s definitely a thing." [CoS]
  • UK electronic outfit Underworld have shared an artsy video for their Barbara Barbara track "If Rah." It features some acrobatic dance from London Contemporary Dance School student Emma Farnell-Watson. [SPIN]

  • Last night, Explosions in the Sky were the musical guests on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." They performed "Disintegration Anxiety" from their latest album, The Wilderness. The Texas post-rockers are so laid back, it's like a high-profile, four minute jam session. [Pitchfork]

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