Those Darlins – In the Wilderness


Here’s a track from the new Those Darlins record, Blur the Line, which was released just this week. The radio edit of In the Wilderness below was originally posted over at Rolling Stone, but we’ve got the it right here. In the Wilderness is a pretty apt title, too, considering that Nikki and Jessi Darlin wrote the song deep in the woods of Kentucky.

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Life Is Hard


While you’re busy downloading the latest single from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Life Is Hard, be sure to check out the live performance of the song recorded at New York’s Box Theater last month.

Volcano Choir – Byegone


Repave – the latest meticulously-crafted, dreamy mess from Justin Vernon’s other band, Volcano Choir – is out this week. Here is the lead single. Byegone.

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Franz Ferdinand – Right Action


Franz Ferdinand is back with a new record. Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is the British band’s first album since 2009’s Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, and it was worth the wait. It’s out this week, and here is the lead single, the aptly-titled Right Action.

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Washed Out – Don’t Give Up


Ernest Greene is back with another Washed Out record. The lushy, dreamy Paracosm is out now, and here is a taste of it called Don’t Give Up.

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Laura Veirs – Sun Song


Laura Veirs has assembled an all-star cast for Warp & Weft, both in terms of guest appearances and her backing band, with Jim James, Neko Case, KD Lang, Carl Broemel, Tucker Martine and Karl Blau all contributing to one degree or another. But the real stars here are the songs Veirs has written for her ninth album, which is out tomorrow.

You’ve no doubt heard the lead single, Sun Song, on our airwaves over the last few weeks. And now you have a chance to download it fore the next week and listen at your leisure.

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Photo courtesy of Chloe Aftel.