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Metronomy – “Hang Me Out To Dry” (Feat. Robyn)

At the end of the week, Metronomy will release their new album Summer 08, their first since 2014's Love Letters. So far, we've heard "Old
James Rettig | June 27, 2016 - 1:46 pm
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Stream Broken Beak Some Nerve (Stereogum Premiere)

Some nerve: An indignant phrase, used to describe someone who has the courage or audacity to do something brave and reactionary, but none of the…
James Rettig | June 27, 2016 - 11:51 am

Stream Stephen Steinbrink Anagrams

"I was such a sucker then/ Staring at myself in the mirror, I thought I was dead," Stephen Steinbrink sings on "I'm Turning Inside Out,"
James Rettig | June 24, 2016 - 12:28 pm
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Field Mouse – “Out Of Context”

Later this summer, Field Mouse will release their third full-length, Episodic. Earlier this month, we heard lead single "The Mirror," and now they've shared another…
James Rettig | June 24, 2016 - 11:36 am

Maxwell – “Gods”

Maxwell is releasing his long-gestating followup to 2009's BLACKSummers’night, the similarly-titled BlackSUMMERS’night, next week, and today he's shared another single in advance of its release.
James Rettig | June 24, 2016 - 9:56 am
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Comments from james rettig

Very high up there. Only beat out by like... Abi Reimold, PUP, and Mitski :)
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June 22, 2016 on Japanese Breakfast – “Jane Cum” Video
We've had the album since like March, so not exactly! It holds up.
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June 15, 2016 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far
Oops yep sorry about that! January 2015 feels so long ago!! Fixed
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June 13, 2016 on Preoccupations – “Anxiety” Video
I totally felt the same way at first! But after a few more listens and some long car rides, I warmed up to it a lot more. Perfect Cast and You're Gonna Miss It All definitely have stronger hooks, but I admire what they did ~artistically~ and ~thematically~ here a lot more. Spend some more time with it (if you want!), it could grow on you.
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May 10, 2016 on Stream Modern Baseball Holy Ghost
No :/ But I want to! What are some good episodes to start with? I'll put a few on my phone and try to listen on the train this week.
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May 9, 2016 on Carly Rae Jepsen & Ariel Rechtshaid Break Down “When I Needed You” On Song Exploder Podcast
Different writers, different opinions!
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April 27, 2016 on AlunaGeorge – “My Blood”
It's Monday!!! http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_LbEOZqOqjYs/TKnSHv9GOxI/AAAAAAAARxE/20jlkKVSW-c/s1600/ack.jpg
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April 4, 2016 on Watch Amy Schumer’s Hamilton Takeoff With Lin-Manuel Miranda & Questlove
I always win.
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March 29, 2016 on Stream GFOTY VIPOTY EP