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  • It had been a five years absence before Canadian electro-pop twosome Junior Boys released their latest, Big Black Coat, earlier this year. Now, just over five months later, they share a new EP which you can stream in its entirety below. Kiss Me All Night features four tracks -- three new, and one a cover of John Martyn’s “Some People Are Crazy.” Listen, and then watch their most recent KEXP in-studio here. [Stereogum]

  • Angel Olsen wanders through the desert in the video for the single "Sister," the third single to be shared from her forthcoming full-length My Woman out September 2nd on Jagjaguwar. The clip, directed by Olsen and Conor Hagen, beautifully captures the mood of the song. Watch: [Spin]

  • Athens, GA greats R.E.M. celebrate the 25th anniversary of Out Of Time this year with a deluxe reissue version. You can choose from three different versions: the 2-CD set has a remastered version of the original album along with early demo versions of every album track, demos for two B-sides not included on the original album, and a previously unreleased song. Go for the 3-LP set for remastered vinyls of the original album and the early demo versions of every track. Or shell out for The 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition and get four discs featuring the remastered album, demos, live recordings from the band’s 1991 performance at Mountain Stage, and a Blu-Ray with all of the music videos from the album. It also includes an electronic press kit called Time Piece that features in-studio footage of the original recordings in progress, rare performances and more. All three versions will have liner notes by Annie Zaleski with interview from all four band members and producers Scott Litt and John Keane. The Out Of Time 25th Anniversary reissues are out November 18th via Concord Bicycle. [Stereogum]

  • As the musical guest for Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show, no-fi psych-artist Ariel Pink becomes "Ariel Stink," "Ariel Plink182," "Ariel NSYNC," and "Ariel Black" all during one performance of the track "Helen" from the 2006 album House Arrest. Watch below. The whole episode of The Eric Andre Show airs Friday at midnight on Adult Swim. [Pitchfork]

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