Download Den: Atlas Genius – Islands (The xx Cover)

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This morning, I posted my review for Atlas Genius’ infectiously vibrant debut EP, Through the Glass. “Trojans” was a genuine DIY hit before well before the EP’s release, but “Back Seat” and “Symptoms” will reach comparable heights if there’s any justice. The fourth and final track on that release is the Crown City Acoustic version [...]

Listen: Stream New Albums from Dylan, The XX, David Byrne and St. Vincent, and More

Bob Dylan Tempest

If you’re itching for high-profile new music, you can take several albums for a test spin before dropping your money on them come release day. Bob Dylan’s new album, Tempest, is his 35th studio album, and it marks the 50th anniversary celebration of his debut release. Tempest hits stores on Sept. 11, but you can [...]

Listen: The XX unveil “Chained”

The XX have just unveiled a new track entitled “Chained” from their upcoming album Coexist, due to be released on September 10th. The full tracklisting for the album is as follows: Angels Chained Fiction Try Reunion Sunset Missing Tides Unfold Swept Away Our Song Around the same time, the band are slated to play several [...]

Listen: Halls Debuts New Track, ‘White Chalk’


Earlier today No Pain In Pop debuted the first song of new artist, Halls, also offering the track as a free download. The song is set to be featured on the South Londoners first album, which is set for release this fall. Though little is known about Halls, real name Sam Howard, White Chalk needs [...]

Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup Announced

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Treasure Island Music Festival has announced its 2012 lineup. The festival will take place on San Francisco’s Treasure Island (Yes, it’s an actual island.) on Oct. 13 and 14. As in previous years, Saturday’s lineup will include largely hip-hop and electronic artists and Sunday will include largely indie rock and folk artists. Watch the trailer [...]

The xx Announce New Album ‘Coexist’


The South London lo-fi outfit, The xx have released the first details of their new album. Entitled Coexist, the record will be the first since 2009′s Mercury Music Prize winning debut, xx. The band’s sophomore LP was recorded between November 2011 and May 2012, with Jamie xx set to take the helm as producer once [...]

The xx Announce Tour Dates


The critically acclaimed, Mercury Music Prize winning, the xx, are set to return after today announcing a small European tour. The dates have come perhaps sooner than some would’ve expected, however, we’re going to take a guess that album number two may well be on it’s way. The xx were one of 2009′s most revered [...]

Listen: Jamie xx – “Touch Me”

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Jamie xx and Romy xx, of the eternally chill ambient group The xx, were both featured on a radio mix made by their label Young Turks yesterday. Airing on 94.5 FBi Radio in Australia, the mix included a brand new track from Jamie called “Touch Me” and a brief mini-mix by Romy. Listen to the full Young [...]