Tuesday, 19 March 2013

New Music: Vampire Weekend- Diane Young And Step + Little Boots, Joy Formidable, Django Django and More

Vampire Weekend are poised to release their third studio album in May and yesterday they put out two tracks from the forthcoming release. Listen to "Diane Young" and "Step" below:

Their latest record is titled Modern Vampires of the City and will be available May 7th via XL.

Vampire Weekend- Diane Young
Vampire Weekend- Step

The Joy Formidable have a new video for their track"Little Blimp" from the album Wolf's Law. The clip features a view from a fish eye lens camera attached to Ritzy Bryan's guitar. I have seen this gimmick somewhere before but I cannot remember where...probably a bad heavy metal or country music video. Watch below:

Django Django persuaded Vice's Noisey to travel to India to get footage for their new video. The clip for "WOR" was filmed at a carnival in Allahabad India that features something called " The Well Of Death" where motorcycles and cars are driven around a wooden wall.  Watch below:

"Broken Record" is the second track to be previewed from the new Little Boots album Nocturnes  Listen below:

Little Boots- Broken Record

From the "Say it isn't so" department comes news that Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy was detained yesterday for  both possession of meth and DUI. According to the Glendale News Press Murphy left the scene of an accident and when police stopped him he seemed "very confused." Thinking that the recently announced Bauhaus world tour may be postponed.

Bauhaus- Terror Couple Kill Colonel

And finally, The Flaming Lips performed their classic album (and my personal favourite) Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots in full at SXSW last week. You can watch the full performance below:

Don't forget that The Flaming Lips also have a new album coming out on April 1st. A live performance of The Terror was also captured at SXSW and you can stream it now on Soundcloud.

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