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Stream Chastity Belt's new album I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone

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Starting today, you can head over to NPR Music for a First Listen of Chastity Belt’s highly-anticipated new album, I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone.  I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone is out Friday, June 2nd on LP, CD, digital, and cassette and includes three bonus tracks. The band also announced a mid-summer West Coast tou...

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NPR premieres IAN SWEET's new video for "#23"

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IAN SWEET’s “#23” – from the forthcoming full length Shapeshifter, out 9/6 on vinyl and 9/9 on other formats – now has an accompanying music video, which premiered today via NPR Music. Filmed on location in Coney Island and the band’s native Brooklyn, the video follows vocalist Jilian Medford as she journeys from concrete corridors to sun-drench...

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Stream La Luz's Weirdo Shrine via NPR Music

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Starting today, you can enjoy all eleven tracks off of Weirdo Shrine, the second album from Seattle “surf noir” outfit La Luz, via NPR Music’s exclusive First Listen album stream. Recorded earlier this year with producer/engineer Ty Segall in a San Dimas surf shop-cum-studio (where else?), Weirdo Shrine finds La Luz’s sound at its most saturated...

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Protomartyr share "Blues Festival" from upcoming split 7" with R. Ring

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As heard yesterday via NPR, Detroit’s Protomartyr have new music to share: “Blues Festival” is their contribution to an upcoming split 7” with R. Ring, due out from Hardly Art records on Tuesday, June 16th. The track is available to stream or purchase digitally today, and pre-orders for the physical 7” are available now through our webstore. “Bl...

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Stream Chastity Belt's Time to Go Home via NPR First Listen

Chastity Belt’s Time to Go Home is now streaming in full via NPR Music’s First Listen. Click here to hear all ten tracks from the Seattle band’s highly-anticipated new album, which NPR’s Katie Presley praises for its “pointed indifference” and “eye-wateringly relatable lyrics, which also happen to be a Trojan horse of unapologetic feminism.” Tim...

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