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Archive for “Your First Listen” Tag

Your First Listen: MORE New AWOLNATION

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awol runBest part about AWOLNATION?  When you hit ‘play’ on one of their songs, you have NO idea what you’re going to hear.

Aaron Bruno & his crew has tossed us another track from the band’s sophomore album Run, out March 17th.  What do you think of “Windows”?

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Your First Listen: Fun. Frontman Goes Solo!

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Jack Antonoff of Bleachers isn’t the only member of Fun. that can get his solo-project on!

After a weekend of not-so-subtle teasing, Fun. frontman Nate Ruess dropped a video for “Nothing Without Love”, his debut solo single.  What do you think?

BONUS FUN. FACTS (see what I did there?):  “Nothing Without Love” features backing vocals from Lykke Li and guitar riffs from iconic Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer.

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Your First Listen: MORE New Death Cab!

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kintsugiI’m sure you already have March 31st, the day that Death Cab for Cutie will release their new album Kintsugi, written on your calender with a big red heart around it – and here’s another reason to swoon!

Ben Gibbard et al. have dropped some more sweet ear-porn on ya in the form of “No Room In Frame” – the second track we’ve heard from their forthcoming release.  Check it out below!

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Your First Listen: New Music From BLUR!

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Woaaaah, so much new Blur news!

The Britpop legends announced today that they’re getting ready to release The Magic Whip, their first new album in 12 years!

The album, which was recorded in Hong Kong in 2013, will hit stores on April 28th.  Check out the video for the first single “Go Out” (and get some hot tips on how to make a delicious homemade ice cream), below.

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Your First Listen – New Music from Incubus!

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WOOOOOOO -  Incubus just surprised us with NEW MUSIC!

The band had previously announced that they’re getting ready to release TWO new EPs through Island Records – the first of which could be our as early as the end of this month – although that still has yet to be confirmed.

What do you think of “Absolution Calling”?

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Your First Listen: New Death Cab For Cutie!

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Wooooaaahhhh!  Death Cab For Cutie just surprised us all with NEW MUSIC!

What do you think of “Black Sun”, the first single from “KINTSUGI”, out March 31st?

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Your First Listen: New Music From Modest Mouse!!

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Modest Mouse is BACK!  Strangers to Ourselves, the bands first full-length album since 2007′s We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank will hit stores on March 3rd.  Check out the album’s cover art, and the first single “Lampshades on Fire”, (via The Current) below!

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Your First Listen: Weezer’s “Cleopatra”

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Still kinda bummed-out that Weezer pushed back the release of their 9th album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, to October 7th?  Well turn that frown upside down, I’m about to cheer you up with a BRAND NEW SONG (a WHOLE song, not one of those quicky teasers they’ve been throwing around lately).

“Cleopatra” is the 2nd full song we’ve heard from EWBAITE.  Check it out below!

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Your First Listen: New Dan Mangan!

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dmcoverSo here’s some new developments from the world of your bud Dan Mangan – he became a dad, he’s making music under the name “Dan Mangan + Blacksmith” now, and he’s got a brand new song!

Along with appearing on the the soundtrack of Hector And The Search For Happiness (a new Simon Pegg film), “Vessel” is also the first single from Dan….sorry, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith’s, 4th album.

Fun Fact:  Dave Grohl is part of the group singing on the chorus of the song.  Yes, that Dave Grohl!  Cool, huh?  Check it out below!

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More New Music From DFA

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You have to wait until September 9th to get your hot little hands on Death From Above 1979′s sophomore album, but we’ve got another tasty morsel of new DFA to whet your appetite right now!

After a sold-out show at the world famous Troubadour in L.A last week, the band handed out a CD containing “Government Trash”, a new track from The Physical World, the band’s first new album in almost a decade – you can check it out below.

If you have yet to hear “Trainwreck 1979″, the album’s first single, hear it HERE

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