The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Mirror Ball – The Crayon Fields

2. New York New Dog – Sure Sure

3. Creature – It Looks Sad.

4. Teen Sex – infinite bisous

5. Get With You and Get High – A Giant Dog

6. Doctor Doctor – Oh Pep!

7. Cupid – The Big Moon

8. Blonde Blood – Boyscott

9. Colored Emotions – Night Moves

10. Emma Blowgun’s Last Stand – Beulah

11. Mama Said – Cat Clyde

12.Pool Party – Julia Jacklin

13. Jimmie’s Song – Emaunel and the Fear

14. Beautiful Words – Oscar

15. We’re Through – James Pants

16. What Happened to Us? – Shura

17. Puka Shell Necklace – Walter TV

18. Free Translator – The Books

19. Just A Memory – Dirty Art Club

20. White Gloves – Khruangbin

Watch King Krule perform a new song at Beach Goth Festival

King Krule performed at the Growlers’ Beach Goth festival over the weekend, with Bon Iver, Justice, James Blake, and more. King Krule performed a new song during their set, watch it out below. According to fans at the show, Archy Marshall announced that a new King Krule record is on its way. He also released a new album, A New Place 2 Drown, under his real name last December.

Watch Vic Mensa’s new “16 Shots” video

Vic Mensa has released a new video for “16 Shots” from his most recent EP, There’s Alot Going On. Watch it here. It is directed by Ace Norton, and the new video has Mensa confronting police officers, and is interspersed with dashboard cam footage of the shooting by Chicago police officers of Laquan McDonald in 2014.

Strange Ranger, Spray Tan, Squilll at Le Voyeur in photos

Common shares new song “Home”

Common has released a new song from his upcoming album Black America Again. The track is called “Home” and it features Bilal. Listen to it below. It comes after the already released “Love Star,” that features Marsha Ambrosius and PJ, and the title track, which includes Stevie Wonder. Black America Again is set to be out November 4th via Artium/Def Jam.


Tinariwen announce new album Elwan, share new video For “Ténéré Tàqqàl”

Tinariwen have announced their new album Elwan, which is set to be out on February 10th through Anti-. The album is the follow-up t0 Emmaar, and features appearances by Kurt Vile, Matt Sweeney, Mark Lanegan, and more. They recorded it in the desert of Joshua Tree National Park and in M’Hamid El Ghizlane, an oasis in southern Morocco. Check out the animated video for “Ténéré Tàqqàl,” directed by Axel Digoix, who has worked on films such as The Little Prince. Below as well are the Elwan tracklist, the album artwork and Tinariwen’s upcoming tour dates.


o1 Tiwàyyen
02 Sastanàqqàm
03 Nizzagh Ijbal
04 Hayati
05 Ittus
06 Ténéré Tàqqàl
07 Imidiwàn N-Àkall-In
08 Talyat
09 Assàwt
10 Arhegh Ad Annàgh
11 Nànnuflày
12 Intro Flute Fog Edaghan
13 Fog Edaghàn


10-19 Aurillac, France – Aurillac Theatre
10-29 M’hamid, Morocco – Taragalte Festival
11-04 Leeds, England – Belgrave Music Hall
11-05 Kendal, England – Brewery Arts Centre
11-06 Manchester, England – Band on the Wall
11-09 London, England – Islington Assembly Hall
11-11 Berlin, Germany – Volksbühne
11-17 Basel, Switzerland – Kaserne
11-18 Bologna, Italy – Locomotiv Club
11-21 Paris, France – Le Bataclan
11-22 Grenoble, France – La Belle Electrique
11-23 Lyon, France – L’Epicerie Moderne
11-24 Arles, France – Cargo De Nuit
11-26 Mourenx, France – Festival Mourenx

Grizzly Bear’s new album Is “90% Done”

Grizzly Bear have been working in the studio on their follow-up to 2o12’s album Shields. In a tweet, the band announced the new LP is “90% done” but it was the “last update until you hear it.” See it below. In May, the band revealed they would go to the studio over the summer to begin to work on their new album.

Watch the video for “gun-shy” below.