Stream: Up The Chain – “Seeds and Thorns”

The Philly-based folk rock/jazz band released their sophomore effort last week, entitled Seeds and Thorns. Compared to their stellar debut album, Holy Open Drying Road, this release is more stripped down and acoustic-oriented. Listen to the record below, and watch an acoustic performance of “The Horse’s Course”.


Listen: SBTRKT – “IMO”

The London-based future garage DJ SBTRKT has released a new track today. The song comes from unfinished/unmastered sessions for his upcoming album. However, this song is not expected to appear on the record. Additionally, the song is in memory of his brother Daniel.  Watch/listen below.

Stream: Cut Copy – “Free Your Mind”, new album announcement

For the past few days, the Australian indie pop duo has been promoting their new single “Free Your Mind” with billboards scattered across the world (see photo above). The only way to hear the song was to venture to one of the billboards and go the band’s website. Now, the song is up on YouTube for you to enjoy. Watch/Listen below.

In other news, the band has released that the new single would be the title track off their new album. Free Your Mind is out November 5 on Modular Records.

Arcade Fire teases towards their upcoming album

As you probably know by now, Arcade Fire will release their fourth record, Reflektor,¬†on October 29. The band has just released several clues towards the album’s release. First, the band released a 15-second sound bit on Spotify (possibly a snippet of their upcoming single). Next, the band released a 30-second video clip on YouTube, showing the band in the studio. Finally, the band has hinted at something band-related happening on September 9. Stay tuned, this is starting to get exciting. Listen to the sound clip and watch the video below.

Watch: Astro – “Don’t Test Me”

The Brooklyn-based 16 year-old MC has released the video for his brand new single, “Don’t Test Me”. It is off his forthcoming mixtape (as of yet untitled) due out this September. This track features killer bars and flow, and I see huge potential in this guy’s future. Watch below.

Listen: Kings Of Leon – “Supersoaker”

The Nashville alternative/southern rock group has just released the long-awaited studio version of their single “Supersoaker”. It serves as the first single off their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull. The album is due out on September 24. Listen to the song via YouTube below.