Tuesday, 5 March 2013

New Music: Smith Westerns- Varsity + More Recent Releases & Music News

The kids in Chicago indie band Smith Westerns have just announced they will be releasing their third LP, Soft Will, to the world on June 11th. The first single from the new LP is titled "Varsity," an aptly named song for a bunch of twenty somethings who are young enough to be in college. The new track moves the band away from their British glam rock origins and to more of a dream pop sound. Listen below:

Soft Will is out June 11th via Mom + Pop

Surfer Blood have dropped a second single from their forthcoming new album Pythons. The LP now has a release date of June 11th (same as Smith Westerns-see above) through Warner. Listen to "Demon Dance" below:

Iggy & The Stooges are one of those bands that should probably stop recording new material and concentrate on their live shows. That being said their new track "Burn" is not bad. Listen below:

From Ready To Die which is out April 30th via Fat Possum

Watch a new video from Unknown Mortal Orchestra for "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)" but be forewarned after I watched it I could not get the picture of masturbating puppets out of my head.

Video: Unknown Mortal Orchestra- Swim and  (Like a Shark)

The Soft Moon has released a music video for "Insides" from his excellent Zeros LP. Watch the darker than dark clip below:

Video: Soft Moon- Insides

And yet another nightmarish video: Metz have dropped a new clip for their track "Wasted". Watch below:

Video: Metz- Wasted

Slicing Up Eyeballs has noted some of the retro releases that are going to come out on Record Store Day.  Looking forward to these reissues: The Cure's Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Echo & The Bunnymen's Crocodiles. Jesus & Mary Chain's Psychocandy,  as well as Orange Juice, The Glove (Siouxsee & The Banshees Steve Severin and Robert Smith of The Cure) plus Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays 10 inch records.

Stream: The Glove- Mouth To Mouth

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