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ISSUE #17/22
Foals Announces New Album
Far Out Magazine writes: The Oxford indie group’s seventh studio album, Life Is Yours, is due for its release on June 17th. With three album-previewing singles released to date, the band are currently touring the UK throughout the remainder of April and May. (0 min read)
New Video From Neko Case: Oh, Shadowless
Stereogum writes: 'Wild Creatures' is out now. (7 min read + 📺)
New Song From Arcade Fire: Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)
Stereogum writes: As previewed on Twitter and performed at Coachella, the song appears to address Win Butler and Régine Chassagne’s son Eddie, promising him “a lifetime of skinned knees and heartbreak” but concluding “a life without pain would be boring.” Musically “Lookout Kid” builds from acoustic strums to a soulful, jubilant outpouring that represents the brighter side of Arcade Fire. (5 min read + 📺)
Yo La Tengo
Pitchfork writes: Yo La Tengo have announced a reissue of their classic 1997 album I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One. The deluxe edition includes recordings from their 1997 Peel Session as well as era-appropriate remixes from Kevin Shields, µ-Ziq, and members of Tortoise. (3 min read)
🕸 Highlights From The Interwebs
Olivia Rodrigo
billboard writes: So, to celebrate the “Unlearn” singer’s final date in Detroit on Saturday night (April 23), Rodrigo told fans she wanted to “do a little something special” for Abrams’ last slot on the sold-out outing. (8 min read)
Sia
Stereogum writes: Today, we get to hear Australian pop star Sia’s version of “Manchild,” the bittersweet 1989 ballad that Cherry recorded with Nellee Hooper, Massive Attack’s 3D, and Cherry’s husband Cameron “Booga Bear” McVey. (4 min read + 📺)