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Archive for “Your First Listen” Tag

Your First Listen: New Courtney Love

Posted on by Brandy

love10Whether you love her or love to hate her, open your ears and your mind and give this new tune from Courtney Love a listen.

“You Know My Name” is loud, angry, and in your face – all of the things that make Courtney…well, COURTNEY, and music critics are eating it up!

The song will be included as part of a double-A-side single, paired with a track called “Wedding Day”, out May 4th

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Your First Listen: New Young the Giant!

Posted on by Brandy

With only 2 weeks to go until Young the Giant releases their new album Mind Over Matter, the band is giving you another taste of what you can expect from their sophomore release.

Check out the newly released title track below, then treat yourself to tickets to see them live when SONiC presents Young the Giant at Winspear Centre on March 31st.

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Your First Listen: MORE New Pixies!

Posted on by Brandy

Surprise! It’s another new EP from Pixies (although, I suppose it’s not all that surprising when you consider that the EP they put out in September was called EP1 – if they numbered it, there was bound to be more on the way!)

The creatively titled EP2 is available exclusively on the band’s website.  Check out a video for the new track “Blue Eyed Hexe” (which has a SERIOUS AC/DC vibe, amiright?) below

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Your First Listen: New Silversun Pickups!

Posted on by Brandy

sssinglesSONiC BOOM alumnus Silversun Pickups are getting ready to release a greatest hits album!  The Singles Collection, out February 25th, will feature 10 tracks taken from the band’s previous albums and EPs, along with a BRAND NEW song, called “Cannibal”.  Check out the new tune, and the full tracklisting, below

1. Kissing Families
2. Lazy Eye
3. Well Thought Out Twinkles
4. Little Lover’s So Polite
5. Panic Switch
6. Substitution
7. The Royal We
8. Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)
9. The Pit
10. Dots And Dashes (Enough Already)
11. Cannibal

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Your First Listen: New Arctic Monkeys

Posted on by Brandy

It’s only been a couple months since Arctic Monkeys broke records with their 5th studio album AM, but if you already have a hankering for some more new music from the Monkeys, you’re in luck!

Yesterday, the band released “You’re So Dark”, a never-before-heard track from the AM sessions that will serve as the b-side on a 7″ single of AM’s “One For The Road”

Check out the tune, which references dark authors like  HP Lovecraft & Edgar Allan Poe, below

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Your First Listen: New Music From The Killers

Posted on by Brandy

killershitsOn November 11th, The Killers will release Direct Hits – a greatest hits compilation which also features 2 brand new songs.  You’ve probably already heard the M83-produced tune “Shot At the Night” on SONiC, but the other new song has been a mystery – until now!

Check out “Just Another Girl” below!

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Your First Listen: Stars

Posted on by Adam Thompson

Montreal’s Stars are teasing the release of their upcoming record, The North, out on September 4th.

They’ve released a song called “The Theory of Relativity”. Stream it below.

 

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Your First Listen: The Tragically Hip

Posted on by Adam Thompson

We’ve got new music from The Hip coming on Thursday! At this time, the new album title, and release date is still a mystery. But we do have a 30-second preview of their first single, “At Transformation”.

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Your First Listen: The Offspring

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Your First Listen: Soundgarden

Posted on by Adam Thompson

Soundgarden‘s first new song in 15 years, “Live To Rise” , came to light earlier today. It will be featured on the upcoming soundtrack to Avengers Assemble. Have a listen below, and let us know what you think!

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