Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward have teamed up again for a third She & Him LP, aptly titled Volume 3. It’s out this week on Merge, and here is the lead single, Never Wanted Your Love. It’s pretty much what you would expect from the duo – and that’s a good thing. A very good thing.
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Pacific Northwesterners Pickwick are currently on tour in support of their Can’t Talk Medicine LP, and they’ll be playing a Derby eve show at Zanzabar Friday. Here’s a track from the record, a cover of Richard Swift’s Lady Luck featuring Sharon Van Etten.
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To celebrate Public Radio Music Month, the fine folks at Alligator Records have released a free compilation filled with blues and roots music. You can download the album right now.
Alligator Records Blues and Roots Compilation tracklist
1. James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man
2. Albert Collins, Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland – The Moon Is Full
3. JJ Grey & Mofro – 99 Shades of Crazy
4. The Holmes Brothers – Feed My Soul
5. Charlie Musselwhite – The Well
6. Marcia Ball – We Fell Hard
7. Jesse Dee – On My Mind, In My Heart
8. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats – Callin’ All Fools
9. Roomful of Blues – Straight Jacquet
10. Joe Louis Walker – I Won’t Do That
11. Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials – If You Were Mine
12. Anders Osborne – Lean On Me/Believe In You
13. Janiva Magness – I Won’t Cry
14. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers – That’s All I Got
15. Curtis Salgado – A Woman Or The Blues
16. Koko Taylor – Ernestine
17. Saffire The Uppity Blues Women – Middle Aged Blues Boogie
Pitchfork Advance is streaming Coliseum‘s new album, Sister Faith, with us a week early. The thing is, you can only listen until April 29 at midnight. So get to it!
Josh Ritter is on tour in support of his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, which is out now. He’ll be in Louisville this Friday, for a show at the Brown Theatre and Live Lunch here at the WFPK studios. Go ahead and whet your appetite for the new tunes that Josh will be playing by downloaded his latest single, Joy to You Baby, right here.
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The B-sides and rarities collection from Rilo Kiley, aptly titled RKives, is available for streaming a week early via Pitchfork Advance. The thing is, you can only listen until April 8 at midnight.
Some folks talk about Elephant Stone in relation to other bands founding member and sitar virtuoso Rishi Dhir has played with (Black Angels, Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Horrors, et. al.), but the band’s material is stout enough to stand on its own. The Québécois psych rockers put out a self-titled album earlier this year, and here’s a song from it.
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The new Black Rebel Motorcycle Club record is out now, and you can stream the album in its entirety. If you’re a fan of the BRMC’s early work, you’ll definitely enjoy Specter at the Feast.