Music News

Watch Vampire Weekend perform “Sunflower” on “Kimmel”

Vampire Weekend performed on last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” where they performed “Sunflower” from their new album Father of the Bride, which was released today. Watch it below.

Father OfThe Bride is Vampire Weekend’s first album in six years, and features contributions fromRostam, Danielle Haim, Steve Lacy, Ariel Rechtshaid, and more.

Listen to Ancient Pools’ new album, Cosine

Portland-based pop duo, Ancient Pools have released their debut album Cosine via Forged Artifact and Feeding Tube Records. Stream the album below from their Bandcamp.

The duo will start a US tour next week, starting April, 18 in Boise Idaho and finish in Seattle May, 8. Find their tour dates below.

SASAMI’s Grandma teaches how to make kimchi in New “Morning Comes” video

SASAMI has shared the music video for “Morning Comes,” which features her halmoni (grandmother) showing the watcher how to make kimchi in the style of Korean television. The singer-songwriter co-directed the clip with Eric Notarnicola; watch it below. The track is SASAMI’s self-titled debut album, which came out earlier this year through Domino.

Panda Bear and the Walkmen’s Paul Maroon share new song

Noah Lennox, aka Panda Bear and the Walkmen’s Paul Maroon have collaborated on a new 7″ single that was recently released called “I Don’t Need a Crowd.” Maroon has now made the song available online. Listen to it below.

Bibio announces new album Ribbons

Bibio has announced a new studio album titled Ribbons. It is Stephen Wilkinson’ first full-length since Phantom Brickworks. Ribbons will show a similar writing style to his 2016 album A Mineral Love. It will arrive on April 12th via Warp. Listen to the first single, “Curls,” below.

German Error Message shares new single “Murmuring,” announces new album Mend

Singer-songwriter Paul Kintzing, aka German Error Message, has released “Murmuring,” the first single from his upcoming full-length album titled Mend, the follow-up to 2014’s Haunts. The LP will be the project’s fifth full-length album.

The track was recorded at Kintzing’s Nashville, Tennessee home and Written and recorded at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. 

“Murmuring” is the first track German Error Code has released since his 2016 track, “2017.” Find the cover art below.

SASAMI announces debut album, shares video for new song “Jealousy”

Los Angeles songwriter Sasami Ashworth, aka SASAMI, has announced her debut self-titled album which is out March 8th via Domino. She’s shared the lead single “Jealousy” and its music video which she wrote, edited, and co-directed with Kate Hollowell. In a press release, SASAMI said, “The whole ‘Jealousy’ video was born out of inspiration from the scene ‘Bruce Vs Chocolate cake’ from the 1996 film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.” She added, “I wanted to make something grotesque and creepy and funny of course.” Check it out here via NPR.

In a statement, SASAMI described the record as a “a mix of a diary and a collection of letters, written but never sent, to people I’ve been intimately involved with in one way or another.” Check out the SASAMI tracklist and cover art below.

SASAMI:

01 I Was a Window [ft. Dustin Payseur]
02 Not the Time
03 Morning Comes
04 Free [ft. Devendra Banhart]
05 Pacify
06 At Hollywood
07 Jealousy
08 Callous
09 Adult Contemporary [ft. Soko]
10 Turned Out I Was Everyone

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