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IAN SWEET tour with Frankie Cosmos, watch new "Shapeshifter" video today

Tomorrow, Jilian Medford’s indie pop outfit IAN SWEET starts a run of US tour dates with Sub Pop’s Frankie Cosmos, whose new album Vessel recently dropped. To commemorate the start of their joint tour, IAN SWEET has shared a new music video from director Alix Spence for the title track off Shapeshifter, the band’s debut record. S...

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Chastity Belt share new track "5am"

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This morning, Chastity Belt unveiled a third song from their upcoming full-length I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone. “5am” is the record’s epic closing number and reveals a harder-edged side of the band that hasn’t been heard before. I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone is out June 2nd on LP, CD, cassette, digital and streaming fo...

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Dude York share new single "Tonight"; Sincerely out Feb 24

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Today, Seattle band Dude York shared a new track from their upcoming full-length Sincerely, out February 24th. “Tonight” is another rousing, spirited anthem from the trio, with bassist Claire England delivering kiss-off lyrics over surging verses and explosive choruses. Listen to “Tonight” via Stereogum or stream it below. Additi...

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IAN SWEET debut new single "#23"

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Today, Brooklyn trio IAN SWEET unveiled another track from their upcoming full-length Shapeshifter via a “Band to Watch” write-up on Stereogum. “#23” is, in part, a tribute to lead singer Jilian Medford’s favorite athlete Michael Jordan (that’s not a hashtag, it’s a jersey number), while also continuing the album’s themes of self-reflection, cop...

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Announcing La Luz's Weirdo Shrine, out August 7; hear first single "You Disappear"

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On Friday, August 7th, Seattle “surf noir” band La Luz returns with the anticipated follow-up to their breakout 2013 debut album It’s Alive. Recorded in a makeshift surf shop studio with producer Ty Segall, Weirdo Shrine is a noisier, more energized effort. “You Disappear,” the first mp3 single, premiered this morning via Stereogum – read on at ...

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