The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Around – Jaded Juice Riders

2. Long Gone – Phum Viphurit

3. When Did We Stop – New Move

4. The Rose – Common Holly

5. Fifteen on a Skateboard – Diners

6. Barbacoa – Guantanamo Baywatch

7. Still Apart – Varsity

8. Can of Worms – Gold Celeste

9. Dreamphone – Peach Kelli Pop

10. House of Leaves – Salvia Plath

11. Central Park Blues – Ultimate Painting

12. In Other Words – Shopping

13. Grass – Hoops

14. Pressure – Gleemer

15. Pretty Prizes – Daniele Luppi, Parquet Courts, Karen O

16. Playgrounds – Gingerlys

17. Great Waves – Dirty Three

18. Louise – Acetone

19. Little Plane – tomemitsu

20. Orphans to the Smog – Death of Lovers

Flume soundtracks new Greenpeace video

Australian producer Harley Streten, aka Flume, has given “previously unreleased sounds” for a Greenpeace Australia Pacific video. “This is important!” he wrote in the description. Watch it below.

Blood Orphans, Pickle Boy, Molly Drag at Josh’s Restaurant in photos

Listen to Squarepusher composed start-up music for new Super Nintendo system

Squarepusher has composed original music for the new Super Nintendo system by Analogue called the Super Nt. Besides providing the soundtrack to a video game trailer released in October, he also wrote the start-up sequence. Listen to it below. The system will feature wireless controllers and is compatible with over 2,200 Super Nintendo games.

Watch Black Thought’s 10-Minute Funk Flex freestyle

Black Thought from The Roots, today, appeared on Funkmaster Flex’s Hot 97 show and did a 10-minute freestyle over the beat from Mobb Deep’s “The Learning (Burn).” Watch it below. The rapper name-drops the Kardashian Wests (“pre-Kardashian Kanye, my rhyme play immaculate/same cadence as D.O.C pre-accident”), other legendary MCs (“I’m K. Dot Lamar meets Tupac Shakur/got profiled by a few cops, I’m too hot to charge”), and references Shakespeare (“I’ve been having visions of Nat Turner holding his master’s head/like Yorick and Horatio in Hamlet/Smacking it like a tennis racket underhanded/Send a message through the gram, the eagle has landed”) troughout the video. In response to the freestyle, Black Thought tweeted, “That verse was just what I had to say at the moment lol.”

Watch SZA perform “Supermodel” on “Fallon”

SZA was performed on last night’s episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Watch her performance of “Supermodel” backed by a string section below.

David Byrne announces tour

David Byrne has announced new solo tour dates in 2018 that begins with a performance at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey, and will go through through the east coast, including shows in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, and more. Byrne will also perform European festival dates for the summer as well.

David Byrne:

03-03 Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theatre
03-04 Wilkes-Barre, PA – F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Art
03-06 Buffalo, NY – Center for the Arts
03-07 Hershey, PA – Hershey Theatre
03-09 Waterbury, CT – Palace Theater
03-10 Kingston, NY – Ulster Performing Arts Center
03-16 Santiago, Chile – Lollapalooza Chile
03-18 Buenos Aires, Argentina – Lollapalooza Argentina
06-25 Zagreb, Croatia – Inmusic Festival
07-06 Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival

Angel Olsen releases “Unfucktheworld” wrapping paper

Angel Olsen has shared holiday merchandise. The singer-songwriter is selling “Unfucktheworld” wrapping paper as a part of her gift bundle, which also comes with three vinyls, Burn Your Fire for No WitnessMy Woman, and a green pressing of Phases, and a t-shirt and tote. Check out the red and green wrapping paper below, and purchase the holiday bundle at the Secretly Store.

You might wanna hit up @secretlysociety ASLAP.

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