Watch Janelle Monáe’s video for new song “Make Me Feel”

Janelle Monáe has shared a new song from her upcoming album Dirty Computer called “Make Me Feel.” Watch the music video, directed by Alan Ferguson and stars Tessa Thompson below. Dirty Computer is set to be out April 27th. It will also feature the song “Django Jane.” Talking to Zane Lowe, who premiered the song on Beats 1, Monáe talked about Dirty Computer, “I actually had this title on this concept before my first album The ArchAndroid, and it scared me because a lot of the things that I knew that I needed to say were very deep, very personal, from the heart. You know, this is an extremely vulnerable album and it took me a while to make it because I’m a self editor.”

 

Sade returns with new song for A Wrinkle in Time

Sade has recorded new music for the upcoming film adaptation of the novel, A Wrinkle in Time. Director Ava DuVernay announced it today via Twitter, writing, “I never thought she’d say yes, but asked anyway. She was kind + giving. A goddess. We began a journey together that I’ll never forget. Proud to announce that Sade has created an original song for WRINKLE IN TIME. It’s entitled ‘Flower of the Universe.’ And it’s a dream come true.” Find that tweet below.

The film will be in theaters on March 9th.

Watch Bon Iver play an unreleased song

Bon Iver played their For Emma, Forever Ago 10th anniversary show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin last night where they performed an unreleased song called “Hayward, WI” that Justin Vernon wrote while he was working on For Emma. The group also played “Re: Stacks” and their Sarah Siskind cover, “Lovin’s For Fools.” Watch videos from the show below.

This damn song. 😭😭😭😭😭😭 #restacks #foremma #boniver

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The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Girl From The North Country – Dear Nora

2. Push – Fog Lake

3. High Fantasy – Lace Curtains

4. Soft Stuff – Emily Yacina

5. Hey Good Lookin’ – Blonde Tongues

6. Rivers Bend – The Doorbells

7. The Not Real Lake – Loving

8. Just how I love you – Tyler Burkhart

9. Just Kiss Her – Concorde

10. Mistakes – Poppies

11. Nice Boys – Temporex

12. Swing Lynn – Harmless

13. Key Lime Pie – Bent Denim

14. I’m So Ugly – Good Good Blood

15. Sad Eyes – Mini Dresses

16. Steady – Strongboy

17. Sink Into the Floor – Feng Suave

18. Wet Mouth – Nanami Ozone

19. Darkroom – Ten Sleep

20. Sweet Bird – Young Hunting

Charlyne Yi accuses Marilyn Manson of harassment, racist comments

Actor and comedian Charlyne Yi has accused Marilyn Manson of racist comments and harassment. Yi went on Twitter detailing an incident on set of the medical drama “House.” “On the last season of ‘House’ [Manson] came on set to visit because he was a huge fan of the show & he harassed just about every woman asking us if we were going to scissor, rhino & called me a China man,” she wrote, continuing with, “I genuinely hope he gets help.” The tweets have been deleted. Yi also called out comedian David Cross for racist comments he made towards her at a 2007 party.

Tanlines share new EP of children’s songs

Tanlines have shared a new EP for childrens called Presents where they play classic kids songs like “Row, Row, Row Your Boat,” “Itsy Bitsy Spider,” “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” and more. Listen to it below. “Eric and I have been stay-at-home dads for the last two years,” said Jesse Cohen of the band in a statement. “The EP started as a way for us to make something for our kids, but we quickly realized that other kids (and their parents) might enjoy it too.” He continued, ‘We worked one day every week while a babysitter watched the kids, and soon enough… Presents was born.”

Watch Kendrick and Future in new “King’s Dead” video

Jay Rock has released the music video for “King’s Dead,” his song for Black Panther with Kendrick Lamar, Future, and James Blake. It shows Kendrick, Jay, and Future partying in a corporate office with the other scenes seem to have been filmed in Los Angeles’ Bradbury Building. Watch the “King’s Dead” video, directed by Dave Free of the little homies & Jack Begert, below.