Little Brother Announces Fourth and Final Album

Almost a decade after forming in their home town of Durham, North Carolina, MCs Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh (collectively known as Little Brother) have announced that their upcoming fourth album, LeftB…

Chapterhouse to Reunite for Spring US Tour

XLR8R’s Patrick Sisson, writer of last year’s Vapour Trails: Revisiting Shoegaze piece, informs us via an email from guitarist/vocalist Stephen Patman that the UK’s Chapterhouse is s…

New Superpitcher Album Coming in May

German microhouse producer and part-time collaborator on the Supermayer project with Michael Mayer, Aksel Schaufler (a.k.a. Superpitcher) is taking time off of his noteworthy side-projects to release …

Planet Mu Keeps It Diverse With Two New Releases

Planet Mu has always carried a roster of tuneful yet disparate sounds, but the London label’s two newest releases show this curatorial ethos going to the next level. First up is the latest effor…

Mi Ami Announces New Album and Extensive Tours

The eclectic punk sounds of San Francisco’s Mi Ami have been getting tighter and tighter over the years, and the group’s upcoming Thrill Jockey album is sure to showcase this evolution. St…

New Tanlines EP Coming in March

Brooklyn’s Tanlines will see their debut EP released on True Panther Sounds in March. The six tracks on Settings display the duo’s penchant for polyrhythmic tropical beats, over-produced (…

Memory Tapes Preps for US/European Tours

New Jersey’s Memory Tapes (a.k.a. Dayve Hawk or Dad to his kid) is setting aside the large amounts of remix work he’s been doing to tour on behalf of his debut album from last year, Seek M…

Plastikman, Fever Ray, The xx to Play Coachella

Chances are we don’t need to tell you about the upcoming Coachella festival, but, heck, we’re going to anyway. The massive music and arts gathering (but really, who goes for the art?) just…

Lali Puna to Release First Album in Five Years

Five years after their release of Faking the Books, the German quartet Lali Puna, which features Markus Acher of The Notwist, has readied their fourth album, Our Inventions. The record is a culminatio…

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