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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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.
Download Joy to You Baby
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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Kurt Vile just announced the release of a new record and gave us a sample of it. On April 9, Vile will release Wakin on a Pretty Daze via Matador. The almost-title track, Wakin on a Pretty Day, has been made available for download as well. It’s a long one, but it doesn’t ramble. Vile hones in on all the right bits and accentuates them in a style that’s instantly familiar (if you were a fan of his last album, Smoke Ring for My Halo) and energizing.
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- Posted by WFPKFebruary 11
Donora is coming back to Louisville this weekend, hitting Zanzabar Sunday night alongside Plastic Bubble and TeamMate. To get you ready for the party, here’s a track from Dnoora’s album Boyfriends, Girlfriends.
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Thao Nguyen‘s new record, We the Common, is out this week. Here is the title track, which serves as a perfect gateway into the record. We the Common is the culmination of Nguyen’s efforts to put down her banjo for a bit and get her hands dirty. Or as she put it, “I wanted to try to be a real live person, rather than just singing songs about them.”
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Since Matt Costa is headlining Winter Wednesday this week, here’s his latest single. You’ve heard it on the air the last few weeks, and now you can hear it whenever you want.
Download Good Times