The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Blondes Have More Fun – Forth Wanderer

2. We’re so Lost – Voom

3. Girl – Bed

4. Walden Pond – Atta Boy

5. Christa – Totally Mild

6. Water – Juan Wauters

7. Bones – Crumbs

8. The Big Idea – Black Books

9. Think of You – Bleached

10. Out of Mind – DIIV

11. Flamingo – Fruit Bats

12. Lucky Girl – Fazerdaze

13. In the Yard – Del Water Gap

14. Parachute – Spaceface

15. And It’s Over 1 – Moses Campbell

16. Strange Powers – The Magnetic Fields

17. Sea of Dreams – Oberhofer

18. Rattlesnake – Fog Lake

19. Once You Know – Good Morning

20. Beat (Health, Life, and Fire) – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Fleet Foxes announce Sydney Opera House show live stream

Fleet Foxes will be performing at the iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia from May 27-29th. The three shows at the venue are a part of their tour leading up to their new album, Crack-Up. The band now have announced that the final show at the concert hall will be live-streamed on the band’s Facebook page at 6 a.m. ET/3 a.m. PT. Fleet Foxes confirmed that they will be performing songs from their new album. Their current tour will go through Europe this summer, before the band returns to the United States with a show in Portland, Maine on July 27th.

Listen to Washed Out’s new song “Get Lost”

Washed Out has returned with a new song. Listen to “Get Lost” below via Apple Music. The latest track by the producer Ernest Greene as the Washed Out moniker was released on Los Angeles label Stones Throw. It is possibly taken from a new album.

Shamana + Soundcloud songs for your summer

I don’t know who Shamana is or any of the history behind this song. But if you pride yourself on finding really cool stuff that not many others have found outside of the Soundcloud-verse. Check him out and check out this song.

On a related note, here are some Soundcloud songs, not all new, that you should be bumping heading into summer:



BADBADNOTGOOD announce new Late Night Tales mix

BADBADNOTGOOD are the latest to contribute a mix to the Late Night Tales series. Their 21-track mix is set to be out July 28th and features music from Erasmo Carlos, Stereolab, Thundercat, Lydia Lunch, the Beach Boys, Donnie & Joe Emerson, and more. The band also covered the song “To You” by Andy Shauf, one of their favorite artists. Listen to the six-minute sampler of the playlist below. They said in a press release “wee decided to use it as a vehicle to show everyone all the amazing music we have gotten to experience by touring and meeting new people.”

Late Night Tales: BADBADNOTGOOD:

01 Boards Of Canada: “Olson”
02 Erasmo Carlos: “Vida Antiga”
03 Gene Williams: “Don’t Let Your Love Fade Away”
04 The Chosen Few: “People Make The World Go Round”
05 Esther Phillips: “Home Is Where the Hatred Is”
06 Delegation: “Oh Honey”
07 Velly Joonas: “Käes on aeg”
08 Stereolab: “The Flower Called Nowhere”
09 Kiki Gyan: “Disco Dancer”
10 Admas: “Anchi Bale Game”
11 Francis Bebey: “Sanza Nocturne”
12 Thundercat: “For Love I Come”
13 River Tiber: “West” [ft. Daniel Caesar]
14 Charlotte Day Wilson: “Work”
15 The Beach Boys: “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
16 Donnie & Joe Emerson: “Baby”
17 Les Prospection: “Lido”
18 Grady Tate: “And I Love Her”
19 BadBadNotGood: “To You” (Andy Shauf cover)
20 Steve Kuhn: “The Meaning Of Love”
21 Lydia Lunch: “You, Me and Jim Beam”

Izaak Opatz, Sob Dylan, Dyado at the Studio in photos!

Real Estate extend tour, share interactive new paint-by-numbers video

Real Estate have shared the music video for “Stained Glass,” a song from their new record In Mind. In the video, an animated version of the band performs the song while the background gets colored in. Besides the standard visual (directed by Craig Allen), there is also an interactive option, which lets you pick your own colors. Watch the “Stained Glass” video below, and find the interactive visual here. Real Estate also have announced new fall headlining tour dates behind In Mind. Check out their full itinerary below as well.

Real Estate:

06-13 London, England – Roundhouse ^
06-14 Paris, France – Le Café de La Danse ^
06-15 Brussels, Belgium – Orangerie ^
06-16 Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival
06-18 Berlin, Germany – Lido ^
06-19 Hamburg, Germany – Molotow ^
06-20 Copenhagen, Denmark – Pumpehuset ^
06-21 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser Strand ^
06-23 Oslo, Norway – Piknik I Parken ^
06-27 Cambridge, England – Cambridge Junction ^
06-28 Manchester, England – O2 Ritz ^
06-30 Barcelona, Spain – Vida Festival
07-14 Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
07-15-16 Buffalo, NY – Cobblestone Live
07-21 Byron Bay, Australia – Splendour in the Grass
07-22 Thornbury, Australia – The Croxton Bandroom
07-25 Adelaide, Australia – The Edinburgh Castle Hotel
07-27 Sydney, Australia – The Metro Theatre
07-30 Yuzawa, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
08-11-13 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
08-12-13 Missoula, MT – Travelers Rest Festival
08-25-26 Pine Plains, NY – Huichica East Festival
08-31-09-03 Dorset, England – End of the Road Festival
09-01-02 Dumfries, Scotland – Electric Fields Festival
09-01-03 Kilmacthomas, Ireland – Electric Picnic Festival
10-19 Santa Barbara, CA – Soho Music Club #
10-20 Los Angeles, CA – The Theatre at Ace Hotel #
10-21-22 Phoenix, AZ – Lost Lake Festival
10-23 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory #
10-24 San Diego, CA – The Music Box #
10-26 Big Sur, CA – Loma Vista Gardens #
10-28 Reno, Nevada – Jub Jub’s #
10-30 Boulder, CO – Fox Theater #
11-01 Omaha, NE – The Slowdown #
11-02 Bloomington, IN – The Castle Theatre #
11-03 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue #
11-04 Iowa City, IA – The Englert Theatre #
11-05 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom #

+ with Mary Lattimore
* with Frankie Cosmos
# Lucy Dacus
^ Spinning Coin