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As the Seattle music scene of the late 80’s early 90s moved from a backwater underground phenomenon to a major label ca$hing in that it labeled the thick and sludgy title of *Grunge*, Soundgarden emerged with two great EPs.
 
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The visuals are tight in monochrome, looking like some sort of underwater abstract steel. Its abstrakt from SBTRKT - and the music's pretty tight too.
 
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The slap bass is a draw from the southern California vibe that’s inherent in his music (given that he’s in LA) and also plays nicely into the minimal punk stance his music has.
 
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Check out an interview with 808 State set amongst their music.
 
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Somehow Erol and Tame Impala connect and groove via the psychedelic vibe.
 
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Listen to A Daniel Avery Boiler Room Mix - Free MP3 Download

The Boiler Room shows are as legendary as they are prolific, this time around we have Daniel Avery in for a full-on THREE HOUR marathon performance.
 
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Listen to White Fence - “Fuzz” Live In San Francisco - Free Streaming Music

White Fence was playing the San Francisco club Amnesia and the show was captured old school analog style on a Tascam 388.
 
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Spacelab Retrograde: My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

There were many shoegaze bands around at the time of the release of Loveless, and My Bloody Valentine didn’t yet define the movement. After Loveless, MBV became the blueprint for a so-called “shoegaze” sound, and for good reason.
 
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to Matthew Dear / Audion - “Motormouth” - Free Streaming Music
Matthew Dear is releasing new music as Audion today on Spectral Sound, check out the HUGE new song "Motormouth."
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock STREAM: Vex Ruffin - “Prime Of My Life”
He has a garage rock and indie rock kind of sound, but he also uses the SP 303 sampler and takes cues from hip hop culture.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to White Fence - “Chairs In The Dark” (Live) - Free Streaming Music
Live and loud -- and jangly and rambling too. "Chairs In The Dark" from White Fence is a tight workout of punk energy channeled through a more slacker kind of stance.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Spacelab Weekend: FaltyDL Interview
He fuses elements of dub, techno, house, hip hop and more into a smooth blend of beats and influences. Check out the interview in full, set amongst his music.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to Ultraísta - “Party Line” (Nathan Fake Remix) - Free Streaming Music
Ultraísta get an ultra awesome remix job from Nathan Fake on "Party Line."
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to The KVB - “Again & Again” - Free Streaming Music
There are elements of early 80s gothic, like The Cure as well as the cool detachment of Joy Division.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to Mount Kimbie - “You Took Your Time” (Lee Gamble Remix) - Free Streaming Music
More Mount Kimbie remix action from their upcoming CSFLY Remixes EP.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen To “The Perfect Life” (with Wayne Coyne) (Fuck Buttons remix) - Free Streaming Music
Syncopated rhythms go robot on this track, giving it an alter ego of structured and systematized musicality.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen to Nosaj Thing - “Light #3” (Gerry Read Remix) - Free Streaming Music
The song was originally on the Nosaj Thing release Home, and the track "Try" was a collaboration with Toro Y Moi.
 
Free Streaming Music | Electronic Music | Indie Rock Listen To Omar Souleyman - Wenu Wenu Full Album Stream - Free Streaming Music
Get global with Dabke-Folk beatmaker  Omar Souleyman and his new album Wenu Wenu.
 
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The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
The album redefined the canon of how electronic music played -- no longer confined to the club, it was also listenable. The  Chemical Brothers set out to create electronic music that played like rock music and thumped like electronic music.
 
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New music from Prefuse 73!
 
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Imagine My Bloody Valentine with slightly more hardcore leanings. Mind bending sounds, time shifts and pitch bends set in a more uptempo and distorted guitar environment. Which is to say: MBV as a runaway, speeding train.
 
Spacelab | Indie Music News | Music Festivals In 2013 And 2014 | Music Videos | Free MP3 | Indie Rock | Electronic Music | Alternative Music Watch Grooms - “Infinity Caller” - Free Video
Footage was crowd-sourced as a collaboration with animators, and released through Noisey.
 
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The Growlers are influenced by 60's California rock and the garage phenomenon/revival that's happening right now. They hail from Long Beach, so the sunny California vibe is in their blood.
 
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Spacelab Retrograde: Flaming Lips -
Transmissions from the Satellite Heart

Transmissions was the first album that pushed them up to a national and international level after being a legendary underground phenomenon.
 
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Listen to Lee Ranaldo And The Dust – “Ambulancer” - Free Streaming Music

The song is a sublime and contemplative escape.
 
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Listen to Darkside - Psychic (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

The music is eerie and dark, experimental and progressive. It also turns toward the light, bringing it full circle.
 
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Listen to Night Beats - “Sonic Bloom” - Streaming Music

Night Beats is mixing Texas psychedelic rock, blues, folk, early R&B  and soul as a template that rich and diverse.
 
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Spacelab Weekend: Bonobo Live at Love Saves The Day

Simon Green a.k.a. Bonobo announced plans for a tour this week, so lets take a listen to one of his shows. Recorded at Love Saves The Day in Bristol.
 
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Spacelab Retrograde: UNKLE - Psyence Fiction

The album was a culmination of so many of the elements that were around in the nineties: alternative music, Britpop, hip hop and electronic music. It blended the worlds together so seamlessly that they all sounded like they were meant to overlap.
 
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Listen to Kelley Stoltz - “Double Exposure” & “Kim Chee Taco Man” - Free Streaming Music

"Double Exposure" has a fuzzed out guitar riff and upright bassline that combine into a pop hook that you'll be singing all day.
 
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Listen to Yuck - “Memorial Fields” - Streaming Music

The great indie rock band Yuck have a new song out today, called “Memorial Fields.” and a new album coming on Oct. 1st called Glow & Behold.
 
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Listen to Elf Power - Sunlight On The Moon (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

The band is alive and well, the music shoots back and forth between acoustic jangles and fuzzy guitar anthems and sparkling pop gems that all stand on their own as good tracks.
 
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Listen to Deltron 3030 - “Melding Of The Minds”
W/ Zach De La Rocha - Free Streaming Music

The melding of musical minds on this track works well as the hip-hop influenced song is lively all the way though.
 
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Spacelab Weekend: Carl Cox Global 500 Documentary

The Global 500 Documentary covers the 500th episode of his Global radio show, with a retrospective look at what went into the show over the years, how he goes about creating the show and the impact it's had on the community.
 
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Spacelab Weekend: Calexico Interview

Calexico ... the classic sounding band uses influences like Latin, Mariachi, Afro-Peruvian, Portuguese fado and 50s / 60s jazz to create a unique sound that has no rival. Check out an interview set amongst their music.
 
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Spacelab Retrograde: The Replacements - Tim

Their lyrics of alienation were always paired with a positive outlook, something that made for a complex song style. It’s hard to not enjoy this album, there’s an always-on party vibe to go with a Rock and Roll, honky-tonk, rockabilly post-punk and alternative style.
 
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Listen to RJD2 - “Temperamental” - Free Streaming Music

RJD2 and his soul-meets-electronic -music flavor.
 
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Listen to SBTRKT - “IMO”- Free Streaming Music

Experimental dubstep guy SBTRKT dropped new music via YouTube and Twitter this weekend.
 
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Spacelab Weekend: Daedelus Live at Brainfeeder Sessions, Fabric

Live from 2010, Daedelus performing and innovating on the fly at a series of performances from the Flying Lotus-curated electronic music label Brainfeeder.
 
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Listen to Phantogram -  “Black Out Days”

It's been a long time since we've heard new music from Phantogram -- the ultra cool duo from New York state that dropped out of the sky in 2009 with a new sound that combined hip hop, dream pop and indie pop in a very unique way.
 
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Watch Wavves on Conan O'Brien

Hey! It's a more grown-up and less stoned Wavves on Conan O'Brien.
 
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Listen to Tricky - “Valentine” (Andy Stott Remix) w/ Francesca Belmonte - Free Streaming Music

Minimal and dub techno guy Andy Stott has created a remix of Tricky's song "Valentine," off of his album False Idols.
 
Listen to Daedelus - “Music Concrete” - Streaming

Listen to Daedelus - “Music Concrete” - Streaming

From his Daedelusness, a serious and intense track called "Music Concrete."
 
Listen to Atoms For Peace - “You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry Mush Mx”

Listen to Atoms For Peace -
“You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry Mush Mx”

After opening with some vaguely Radiohead / Fitter / Happier piano keys, the remix launches into into a tabla rhythm with a sort of zen chant repeating in the background as a meditation, albeit an upbeat one.
 
Listen to Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

Listen to Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

Check out a full album stream of Wise Up Ghost from Elvis Costello & The Roots.
 
Listen to Sebadoh - Defend Yourself (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

Listen to Sebadoh - Defend Yourself (Full Album) - Free Streaming Music

Check out a full album stream of Defend Yourself from Sebadoh.
 
Listen to Mark Lanegan - “Deepest Shade” - Free Streaming Music

Listen to Mark Lanegan - “Deepest Shade” - Free Streaming Music

Mark Lanegan goes old school and somber serious in his new song “Deepest Shade.” Close the blinds, put on low lighting and get serious with this song, Mark ain't messin' around.
 
Listen to Clark - Barker and Baumecker - “'Spur” (Remix) - Streaming Music

Listen to Clark - Barker and Baumecker - “Spur” (Remix) - Streaming Music

Clark's amazing attention to detail and sonic inflections.
 
Listen to Boogarins - “Erre” - Streaming Music

Listen to Boogarins - “Erre” - Streaming Music

This is interesting on the new school psyche frontier.
 
New Nine Inch Nails - “Everything”

Listen to Nine Inch Nails - “Everything” - Streaming Music

Yet another Nine Inch Nails song arrives today, the latest in a string of new songs from the upcoming Nine Inch Nails album Hesitation Marks.
 
Listen to Quasi - “See You On Mars” - Streaming Music

Listen to Quasi - “See You On Mars” - Streaming Music

Quasi are back, yo. Their new song “See You On Mars” is spitfire hellshine.
 
Listen to Kelley Stoltz - “Kim Chee Taco Man” - Streaming Music

Listen to Kelley Stoltz - “Kim Chee Taco Man” - Streaming Music

The Beatles meet the Flaming Lips in a cosmic indie pop confection.
 
Listen to deadmau5 - “My Pet Coelacanth” - Streaming Music

Listen to deadmau5 - “My Pet Coelacanth” - Streaming Music

Tightly orchestrated, heavy sonic manipulation and those patented deadmau5 keyboard sounds.
 
Listen to Jel - “La Resolve”

Listen to Jel - “La Resolve”- Streaming Music

"Public Enemy’s Bomb Squad detonating explosives under the prog-rock grooves of German experimental behemoths, Can."
 
Listen to Friendzone - “Poly,” “8AM” and “If You Knew” - Streaming Music

Listen to Friendzone - “Poly,” “8AM” and “If You Knew” - Streaming Music

Indietronica and hazy hip hop beats laid under more experimental sounds.
 
Listen to No Age - An Object (Full Album) - Streaming Music

Listen to No Age - An Object (Full Album) - Streaming Music

Check out the full album stream of the New No Age album An Object all week.
 
Listen to Ty Segall - Sleeper (Full Album) - Streaming Music

Listen to Ty Segall - Sleeper (Full Album) - Streaming Music

Ty Segall is releasing another album in a prolific history of music. Titled Sleeper, the album is due out on Aug. 20th via Drag City Records, and you can check out a full album preview.
 
Superchunk - I Hate Music (Full Album)

Listen to Superchunk - I Hate Music (Full Album) - Streaming Music

Superchunk will offer the flip side of their 2010 release Majesty Shredding on I Hate Music, and it’s available as a full album stream right now.
 
Listen to Sebadoh - “I Will”- Streaming

Listen to Sebadoh - “I Will” - Streaming Music

New music from a new album.
 
Listen to The Sufis - “Most Peculiar Happening Cat” - Streaming Music Listen to The Sufis - “Most Peculiar Happening Cat” - Streaming Music
New retro-psych pop from The Sufis.
 
Listen to Jackson And His Computerband - “Arp #1” - Streaming Music Listen to Jackson And His Computerband - “Arp #1” - Streaming Music
The Paris-Berlin connection lives on with Jackson Fourgeaud, a French producer / DJ and also the the frontman for Jackson and his Computer Band.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Roni Size - New Forms Spacelab Retrograde: Roni Size - New Forms
It was seen largely as a drum and bass affair, old school jazz samples set against modern ...
 
Check Out New Music From No Age: “An Impression” Check Out New Music From No Age: “An Impression”
No Age do their take on a Summer beach song.
 
deadmau5 Soundcloud Overload: “Omnifck” - Does This Mean A New Album? deadmau5 Soundcloud Overload: “Omnifck” - Does This Mean A New Album?
deadmau5 has been kickin out the jams on the deadmau5 soundcloud lately, I don’t know if this adds up to an new deadmau5 album or just a new demo phase. Or just jokes.
 
Listen to Weekend - Jinx - Full Album Stream Listen to Weekend - Jinx - Full Album
That's not a typo, we're talking about Weekend, not The Weeknd.
 
Listen to Ghostpoet - “Cold Win” - Streaming Music Listen to Ghostpoet - “Cold Win”
Abstract hip hop artist with slow & a laid back tempo, with computer beeps and ambient horns.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Mogwai Interview Spacelab Weekend: Mogwai Interview
Stuart Braithwaite talks about the long and storied history of Mogwai.
 
Listen to Superchunk - “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” - Streaming MusicListen to Superchunk - “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” - Streaming Music Listen to Superchunk - “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” - Streaming Music
New music from Superchunk with “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo” from their upcoming album I Hate Music. It sees the band doing darker music, contrary to the feel-good vibe of their previous album Majesty Shredding.
 
Listen to “Smartboys - Receiving The Bribe” - Streaming Music Listen to “Smartboys - Receiving The Bribe” - Streaming Music
Sounds a lot like Guided By Voices to me ... so whether their guided by punk music from the 70's or guided by Bob Pollard, the music sounds pretty sweet.
 
Listen to Maps - Vicissitude (Full Album) - Streaming Music Listen to Maps - Vicissitude (Full Album) - Streaming
The new Maps album Vicissitude is due out on July 9th on Mute Records. Maps is the project of James Chapman, it’s shoegaze and dream pop-inspired electronic music -- The My Bloody Valentine and Spiritualized crowd will find as much to like here as the Chemical Brothers and Boards of Canada people.
 
New Deadmau5 Tracks: “Suckfest9001” and “You There?” Via Twitter and Soundcloud - Streaming Music New Deadmau5 Tracks: “Suckfest9001” and “You There?” Via Twitter and Soundcloud - Streaming Music
Deadmau5 released new music via Twitter and Soundcloud with the songs “Suckfest9001” and “You There?”, steady bangers both of them.
 
Listen to Daughn Gibson - Me Moan Full Album - Streaming Music Listen to Daughn Gibson - Me Moan Full Album - Streaming Music
Daughn Gibson is a crossover between electronic music and indie folk, which makes last year's signing to Sub Pop a great label for him to be on.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Juan Atkins Interview Spacelab Weekend: Juan Atkins Interview
Get schooled by electronic music mastermind Juan Atkins.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space Spacelab Retrograde: Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
From the opening lines of  “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space” in which Kate Radley says the song and album title to the larger than life sound that “Come Together” roars in on, you know you’re in for a fantastic voyage.
 
Listen to Zola Jesus - “Avalanche (Slow)” - Streaming Music Zola Jesus - “Avalanche (Slow)” - Streaming Music
Nika Roza Danilova is taking Zola Jesus into the high art stratosphere with her upcoming release of Versions, the music she performed at The Guggenheim with JG Thirlwell (Foetus). Today we get to hear the album track ”Avalanche (Slow).”
 
Listen to Gauntlet Hair - “Bad Apple” - Streaming Music Listen to Gauntlet Hair - “Bad Apple” - Streaming Music
Denver band Gauntlet Hair have a new stream for the song “Bad Apple,” from their new album called Stills coming out on Dead Oceans.
 
Listen to The Love Language - “Pilot Light” - Streaming Music
Indie pop outfit The Love Language have a new stream for the song “Pilot Light,” off of the upcoming album Ruby Red on July 23.
 
Listen to Pond - “Xanman” - Streaming Music Listen to Pond - “Xanman” - Streaming Music
The new song “Xanman” from the indie rock specialists Pond, from the upcoming album Hobo Rocket.
 
Listen to Smith Westerns - Soft Will (Full Album) - Streaming Music Listen to Smith Westerns - Soft Will (Full Album) - Streaming Music
The band is making a transition at this point, shaking off their previous album that saw a group of teenagers arrive on a global stage.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Mount Kimbie Interview Spacelab Weekend: Mount Kimbie Interview
Mount Kimbie ... Dominic Maker and Kai Campos came up on listening to indie and grunge music before translating that into a modern context that involves influences from dubstep, shoegaze, ambient, minimal techno and even R&B and hip hop.
 
Primal Scream - More Light (Full Album) - Streaming Music Primal Scream - More Light (Full Album) - Streaming Music
Primal Scream ... you know, the band that has been together longer than some of us have been alive, are back with a wild new album called More Light.
 
Listen to Lemuria - The Distance Is So Big (Full Album) - Streaming Music Listen to Lemuria - The Distance Is So Big (Full Album) - Streaming Music
Lemuria combine a range of genres, not always on the same song: Indie pop, punk and indie rock. Compare them to the alt-90's bands like Superchunk if you like, but the band sounds more invigorated for today than most post-90's alt rock.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Moderat Interview Spacelab Weekend: Moderat Interview
Moderat talk about how they all connected in the beginning -- why they decided to form Modeselektor and Apparat into Moderat, and the roles that each member plays in the group.
 
Listen to Superchunk - “FOH” - Streaming Music Listen to Superchunk - “FOH” - Streaming Music
Superchunk just released the song FOH from their upcoming album I Hate Music.
 
Cold Cave - “Meaningful Life” and “Black Boots” - Streaming Music Cold Cave - “Meaningful Life” and “Black Boots” - Streaming Music
Cold Cave is the musical vehicle of Dominick Fernow, who you may know from Prurient and Vatican Shadow. Check out his latest additions to the worlds of dark synthpop and 80's influenced new wave.
 
Listen to Surfer Blood - Pythons - Streaming Music Listen to Surfer Blood - Pythons - Streaming Music
Surfer Blood dropped the bomb on their upcoming album Pythons earlier this year, and they'll release it next week. Check out a full album stream.
 
Boards of Canada Are Doing A Live Stream Today Boards of Canada Are Doing A Live Stream
Check out the new Boards of Canada Album Tomorrow's Harvest today in a live stream webcast today. Get the details.
 
Listen to Big Deal - “Dream Machines” - Streaming Music Listen to Big Deal - “Dream Machines” - Streaming Music
More great indie pop from Big Deal with the song "Dream Machines." The song is a nice blend of alternative and indie pop, always light-hearted but with a more serious undercurrent at the same time.
 
Listen to Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth - Full Album Stream Listen to Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth - Full Album Stream
A highly anticipated album, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth from Mount Kimbie promises to have everything that the new Daft Punk album won't: emotion, soul and organic life in electronic music.
 
Listen to Tricky - False Idols - Full Album Stream Listen to Tricky - False Idols - Full Album Stream
It's a return to creative roots for Tricky, who said that he's stopped trying to be all things to all people and instead focusing on some of the original ideas around his music.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Tame Impala Interview Spacelab Weekend: Tame Impala Interview
Kevin Parker from Tame Impala speaks on how Tame Impala takes chances with an ordinary indie rock sound to blend complex pop songs with on the spot improv and a retro-psych sound; all without sounding like a flashback band.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Radiohead - Kid A - Full Album Spacelab Retrograde: Radiohead - Kid A - Full Album
One of the classics. At a time when music had become stale, indie rock didn't rock, electronic music was transforming from its 90s alter-ego known as techno into a million different variants and the new millenium was upon us, Kid A emerged.
 
Listen to The Dodos - “Confidence” - Streaming Music Listen to The Dodos - “Confidence” - Streaming Music
Indie pop band The Dodos have signed on to Polyvinyl Records for the release of their new album Carrier. The first song from the album is “Confidence,” which you can listen to after the jump.
 
Listen to Man Or Astroman? - “Communication Breakdown, Pt. II” - Streaming Music Listen to Man Or Astroman? - “Communication Breakdown, Pt. II” - Streaming Music
Alternative sounds mixed with surf-rock and indie rock.
 
The Cyclist Gets remixed by Suzanne Kraft - Streaming The Cyclist Gets remixed by Suzanne Kraft - Streaming
This time we're listening to a remix of his song "Sheen" as remixed by Suzanne Kraft. There's a new school Rn'B funk here with synthesized bass lines.
 
New Music From Kode9 and His Rinse FM Compilation - Streaming Music New Music From Kode9 and His Rinse FM Compilation - Streaming Music
Kode9 has been tapped to compile the latest Rinse FM compilation, called Rinse:22. Today we get to hear to advance tracks from the release with 'Uh' and 'OK.'
 
Listen to Rogue Wave - “Siren's Song” - Streaming Music Listen to Rogue Wave - “Siren's Song” - Streaming Music
Rogue Wave's new album Nightingale Floors arrives next month, so check out their new 'Siren's Song' from the new album. The band will start touring on June 12th, playing dates with Caveman and Hey, Marseilles.
 
Queens Of The Stone Age - “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” - Streaming Music Queens Of The Stone Age - “Keep Your Eyes Peeled” - Streaming Music
Queens Of The Stone Age premiered the song "Keep Your Eyes Peeled" live at Club 69 for a Belgian radio station in Brussels.
 
Knife Party - “Power Glove” - From POTATO - Streaming Music Knife Party - “Power Glove” - From POTATO - Streaming Music
Knife Party are back new music in the song "Power Glove," a song from their Haunted House EP that's being released this week. It's from POTATO; the YouTube video channel from Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo.
 
  Listen to Sunglasses - “Blessing” - Streaming Music
More great retro-fantastic sounds from Sunglasses. They take 60's pop and bring in an electro pop and indie pop influence to keep it safely out of the 60's dustbin.
 
Listen to Eluvium - “Nightmare Ending” - Streaming Music Listen to Eluvium - “Nightmare Ending” - Streaming Music
The always shifting Eluvium will release a new album on May 14 called Nightmare Ending, and it’s streaming right now as a full album.
 
Mission of Burma - “ADD in Unison” - Streaming Music Mission of Burma - “ADD in Unison” - Streaming Music
It’s a tight and conservative view of eighties proto punk updated for modern times ... it’s from the MoB album Unsound.
 
Animal Collective - “New Town Burnout” (Shabazz Palaces Remix) - Streaming Music Animal Collective - “New Town Burnout” (Shabazz Palaces Remix) - Streaming Music
Shabazz Palaces remix the song "New Town Burnout," turning it into a surreal new school hip hop experiment.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Prefuse 73 Interview Spacelab Weekend: Prefuse 73 Interview
Prefuse 73 clocks on electronic music and what you get is an expectation of the unexpected. He combines folk, jazz, and Catalan with hip hop and experimental leanings. An endless innovator, Prefuse 73 always brings it with style and a beats-focused approach. Check out an interview with Guillermo as he shares his history and plays his music.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Spacelab Retrograde:
Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children
It’s been 15 years since Boards of Canada released their debut album Music Has The Right To Children on Warp Records. It introduced the world to BoC’s massive studio techniques and use of field recordings and found sounds and was a precursor for the subgenres like IDM and chilled out downtempo. Check out the full album.
 
Barbarossa - “The Load” - Streaming Music Barbarossa - “The Load” - Streaming Music
Barbarosa, the working project name for James Mathé, is one part electronic music and one part soul.
 
How to destroy angels_ - “Keep it together” [Nosaj thing remix] How to destroy angels_ - “Keep it together” [Nosaj thing remix]
An interesting take on the How to destroy angels_ song Keep It Together remixed by Nosaj Thing. It's real slow and deep, with Mariqueen Maandig singing slow and the beat barely lumbering along.
 
Listen to Dntel - “Cave Mouth” - Streaming Music Listen to Dntel - “Cave Mouth” - Streaming Music
Aaaand out of nowhere appears a new Dntel song called “Cave Mouth.”
 
Watch The Cyclist In The Boiler Room - Video Watch The Cyclist In The Boiler Room - Video
DJ/Producer The Cyclist hits the Boiler Room for a 25 minute set.
 
Listen to Savages - Silence Yourself - Streaming Music Listen to Savages - Silence Yourself - Streaming Music
Manchester/London based post-punk band Savages are releasing their debut full-length album Silence Yourself on a combination of Matador Records and the band's own Pop Noire label on May 6/7. The sound is raw, pure post-punk emotion, the entire album is streaming right now.
 
Listen to Mikal Cronin - MCII - Streaming Music Listen to Mikal Cronin - MCII - Streaming Music
Mikal Cronin will release his debut album MCII for Merge Records (and sophomore release overall) on May 7 in the U.S and May 13 in Europe. The entire album is streaming right now.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Richie Hawtin Interview Spacelab Weekend: Richie Hawtin Interview
Richie Hawtin explores how the birth of Techno in Detroit was a challenge for being accepted in an age where technology was one dimensional and flat, dehumanizing. The music now is more dynamic and wide-ranging, he says. Check out an interview with Richie as he shares his history and plays Richie Hawtin and Plastikman music.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: The Clash - London Calling - Full Album Stream Spacelab Retrograde: The Clash - London Calling - Full Album Stream
What probably seemed like an indecisive album of myriad musical influences would end up being a template for bands to experiment with different styles and genres. Punk. Rockabilly. Dub. Socially-conscious political music.
 
Listen to Tricky - “Does It” Remix w/ Francesca Belmonte and “Nothing’s Changed”
Tricky just released music from his upcoming album False Idols (release date May 28), the songs here are “Does It,” Nothings Changed” and the “Does It” remix, mixed by Tricky himself.
 
Listen to Sub Pop 1000 (Full Album)
It seems like just yesterday that Sub Pop was cranking out Tad, Mudhoney and Nirvana albums ... now it's ready to turn the BIG 25 with Sub Pop 1000. They released it over the weekend for Record Store Day, and now it's streaming as a full album.
 
Listen to Maps - “I Heard Them Say” - Streaming Music
Maps is the project of James Chapman, who’s been creating and releasing shoegaze and dream pop-inspired electronic music since 2007. The My Bloody Valentine and Spiritualized crowd will find as much to like here as the Chemical Brothers and Boards of Canada people.
 
Listen to Deerhunter - Monomania (Full Album)
Dirty fuzz is back. The new Deerhunter album Monomania is a more straight-up, straight-forward affair then recent outings. It sounds less studio slick and more real. It’s streaming in full right now as a full album.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Massive Attack Interview - Streaming Music
The band that gave us the albums Blue Lines and 100th Window as well as great spinoffs like Tricky, who left the group over creative differences. Check out an interview with 3D and Daddy G as they share their history and play Massive Attack's music.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Mother's Milk (Full Album Stream)
This is the album that kicked it all into gear ... sure they'd been around for years, breaking out in the LA scene & becoming a bigger west coast band and underground phenomenon. This was the loud, audacious and bombastic good time that brought them into a national spotlight and broke them big.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Dntel Interview - Streaming Music
The Postal Service reunion is happening this weekend at Coachella, and Jimmy Tamborello was the driving creative force behind the indietronica project that quickly moved to "such great heights" with success. He's been a part of so many projects: The Postal Service, Figurine and Dntel primarily.
 
Listen to Mount Kimbie - “Blood And Form” - Streaming Music
Experimental ambient electronic duo Mount Kimbie have released the second song from their much-anticipated album Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, with the song Blood and Form. It's a very minimal and loop-based song, with a steady, pounding rhythm to underly the wry vocals. For minimal sounds it stays interesting ... always guessing as to where it will go next with out becoming stale loops.
 
Watch Frightened Rabbit - “The Woodpile” Acoustic Version On The Current - Streaming Music
The front and center aspect of the acoustic performance is a nice touch, personal and stripped down to its bare essence in a format that suits the band well.
 
Listen to Queens of the Stone Age - “My God Is The Sun” - Streaming Music
Straight off of the upcoming Queens of the Stone Age album Like Clockwork comes our first listen with the song My God Is The Sun.
 
Listen to Dan Deacon - “Konono Ripoff No. 1” (Streaming Music) Listen to Dan Deacon - “Konono Ripoff No. 1” - Streaming Music
Both sides of the release are the same song, but Mr. Deacon has decided to highlight the drums by not only having two drummers on each track, but also in making the drummers different on each track: Kevin O'Meara and Jeremy Hyman on Side A and Denny Bowen and Dave Jacober on Side B. It's unbelievable.
 
Listen to Iron and Wine - Ghost On Ghost (Full Album) Listen to Iron and Wine - Ghost On Ghost (Full Album)
The new Iron and Wine album Ghost on Ghost is streaming in full a week ahead of it's release. It's the new free Sam Beam, as he has said that his approach to Ghost On Ghost was a lot more open and less tension-filled than his previous albums.
 
Listen to Flaming Lips - The Terror (Full Album) Listen to Flaming Lips - The Terror (Full Album)
Check out the new Flaming Lips album The Terror in FULL EFFECT a week ahead of its release. The Terror seems destined to be a darker album than the normal torrent and tone of Flaming Lips albums, that as mystical and psychedelic outings have often looked towards the brighter side of things.
 
Listen to Flying Lotus - “About that time // A glitch is a glitch” (Streaming Music) Listen to Flying Lotus - “About that time // A glitch is a glitch” - Streaming Music
Flying Lotus gets his glitch on in a new song called “About that time // A glitch is a glitch,” it gets totally 8 bit chiptune in its sound ...
 
Spacelab Weekend: Kode9 And Hyperdub Interview (Streaming) Spacelab Weekend: Kode9 And Hyperdub Interview (Streaming)
Kode9 drops in for an interview to talk all thing Hyperdub: The illusive and wry Kode9 has innovated in grime, dubstep and music with heavy bass and worked it all towards his Hyperdub label, creating an outlet for artists like ...
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation (Full Album) Spacelab Retrograde: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation (Full Album)
This is the album that set it all in motion for Sonic Youth. Every album before Daydream Nation was an experiment built on top of an experiment, each one better than the last. If there was a Malcolm Gladwell tipping point for Sonic Youth, Daydream Nation was it; Goo was their ...
 
Listen to Sun Angle - “Raspberry” Listen to Sun Angle - “Raspberry”
New-psych Portland band Sun Angle have a screaming new song with Raspberry. It's an exploration of depth of sound and reverb, tweaked out with influences as far ranging as SST records and Cumbia music.
 
Listen to EmptyMansions - “Down By The River” (Streaming Music) Listen to EmptyMansions - “Down By The River” - Streaming Music
Sam Fogarino of Interpol has a new project called EmptyMansions, and he's just released a very gothic take on the classic Neil Young song Down By The River. It's hauntingly portrayed with a chorus of vocals that drive a sort of hell-meets-Neil-Young-in-an-old-school-castle kind of way, in slow motion. The effect is superb.
 
Listen to Medicine - “Long As The Sun” (MP3 Download) Listen to Medicine - “Long As The Sun” (MP3 Download)
It's time to take your Medicine: the dream pop - shoegaze band have reunited and it feels so good. Take the pop music of Ride and blur it with the noisy squalls of My Bloody Valentine, that's where Medicine begins.
 
Listen to Beat Mark - “What I Want The Most” (Streaming Music) Listen to Beat Mark - “What I Want The Most” - Streaming Music
A combination of psychedelic and lo-fi influences make them sound like what might've happened to Times New Viking if TNV went the pop route instead of being more on the noisy side in their early days.
 
Listen to Autechre - Exai (Full Album) Listen to Autechre - Exai (Full Album)
THE WEEKEND'S OVER, IT'S TIME TO FOCUS AND GET MOVING WITH AUTECHRE. If this can't help us shake off the weekend, nothing can.
 
Listen to Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze (Full Album) Listen to Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze (Full Album)
The voice of a new generation? Check out the full album and find out.
 
Listen to Chrissy Murderbot - “Greatest Hits ★★★★★” (Streaming Music) Listen to Chrissy Murderbot - “Greatest Hits ★★★★★” - Streaming Music
It's time to get bootylicious ... Chrissy Murderbot is about to release his Greatest Hits ★★★★★ on Apr. 20 via Murder Channel Records out of Tokyo, Japan ...
 
Spacelab Weekend: Grooverider Interview (Streaming) Spacelab Weekend: Grooverider Interview (Streaming)
One of the people responsible for laying the foundations of Drum and Bass and Jungle, Grooverider took wide-ranging influences like acid house and the pirate radio station Phase One and used them to set the vibe for his approach to being a Drum and Bass DJ.
 
Listen to Hausu - “Leaning Mess” (MP3 Download) Listen to Hausu - “Leaning Mess” (MP3 Download)
Timeless music ... they might be calling this post-rock for the need to put a label on it, but different parts of this song invoke completely different eras and genres. It starts out like the kind of 70's rock you could hear on FM radio, but it also gets into post-punk turns before heading off into post-rock and even punk sounds reminiscent of the early Sebadoh thrashings.
 
Listen to Rogue Wave - “College” (Streaming Music) Listen to Rogue Wave - “College” - Streaming Music
Fresh new indie pop sounds from Rogue Wave with the new song "College," off of the new album Nightingale Floors, due out on Vagrant Records on June 4. The album follows after the death of Zach Rogue's father, but rather than have the album be about dealing with the death, Zach and band chose to use Nightingale Floors to look at the good things in life instead of focusing on death.
 
Listen to Está Vivo - “Sweet Tooth” Listen to Está Vivo - “Sweet Tooth”
The latest incarnation of Ryan McMahon is called Está Vivo, which means "Is Alive." The choice is a good one, because the music does just that -- creating a life-affirming free-for-all wrapped in a lo-fi indie rock / indie folk package with electronic music influences.
 
Listen to Mikal Cronin - “Weight” (Streaming Music) Listen to Mikal Cronin - “Weight” - Streaming Music
Mikal Cronin is for people who like the indie pop of Matthew Sweet or The Lemonheads channeled through a Beaster-lite version of Bob Mould.
 
Listen to Frightened Rabbit - “Holy [Alternate Version]” (Streaming Music) Listen to Frightened Rabbit - “Holy [Alternate Version]” - Streaming Music
From the excellent Frightened Rabbit album Pedestrian Verse comes the alternate version of the song "Holy," A stripped down and more basic approach to the song.
 
Listen to Junip - “Your Life, Your Call” (MP3 Download) Listen to Junip - “Your Life, Your Call” (MP3 Download)
José González and Junip are offering a new MP3 for the song "Your Life, Your Call," off of the album Spring on City due out in April.
 
Listen to Telekinesis - Dormarion (Full Album) Listen to Telekinesis - Dormarion (Full Album)
Check out the work from Michael Benjamin Lerner and Chris Walla.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Animal Collective Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Animal Collective Interview - Streaming Music
Animal Collective -- their name is synonymous with experimentation while swimming in both the electronic music and indie rock waters. They started out as a purely experimental band before smoothing out their sound in a more approachable yet non-commercial way. Check out an interview set amongst their music.
 
Listen to Cold Cave - “People Are Poison” (Streaming) Listen to Cold Cave - “People Are Poison” (Streaming)
Industrial and late 80's dark new wave are the influences here, and if you dig The Knife, Fever Ray, or any of the early Nine Inch Nails back catalog this is right up your alley.
 
Listen to Fol Chen - The False Alarms (Full Album)
LA-based experimental indie pop band Fol Chen is an entirely new thing in 2013, with the addition of vocalist Sinosa Loa and a new album titled The False Alarms on Asthmatic Kitty Records. Following on last week's release of Helado Negro's full album stream with visuals, they've provided the same for the new Fol Chen album, which was released this week.
 
Listen to The Flaming Lips Perform The Terror LIVE (Streaming Music) Listen to The Flaming Lips Perform The Terror LIVE - Streaming Music
Preview the new album in full, live from SXSW!
 
Listen to Listen: Wavves - Afraid Of Heights (Streaming Music) Listen to Listen: Wavves - Afraid Of Heights - Streaming Music
Nathan Williams is back with his latest installment of Wavves, the surf-noise-pop-indie-punk that he fronts with Zach Hill, and their latest effort is the album Afraid of Heights. Pop hooks and noisy power chords run amok here, but that's what everybody listens to Wavves for, isnt it?
 
Listen to DJ Koze - Amygdala - Streaming Music
DJ Koze (a.k.a. Stefan Kozalla) collaborated with Dan Snaith of Caribou, alongside Matthew Dear, Apparat and Milosh from Rhye in what adds up to an album of exactly what Koze and his collaborators bring: electronic music, chilled out, minimal techno sounds.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Echotone - The Austin Music Scene (Music Video) Spacelab Weekend: Dan Deacon Interview (Streaming)
One of the few artists that reach into both the indie rock and electronic music scene, Dan Deacon has been pioneering his own brand of experimental and avant-garde sounds. Check out the interview set amongst his music.
 
Listen to Big Deal - “In Your Car” (Streaming Music) Listen to Big Deal - “In Your Car” - Streaming Music
What's the big deal about "In Your Car" from Big Deal? It's a great blend of The Pixies-alternative influence from a UK band that wanted to write a California pop-influenced song.
 
Listen to Night Beds - “22” (Streaming Music) Listen to Night Beds - “22” - Streaming Music
Folk music from Nashville via Winston Yellen.
 
Listen to Four Tet - “For These Times” (Streaming) Listen to Four Tet - “For These Times” (Streaming)
Four Tet has a tight new song that he just released via Soundcloud called “For These Times,” a sharp combination of snare drum rhythms synced up with a looped vocal track. It has the similar jazzy, urban vibe that was part of his last song “Metropolis.”
 
Listen to Low - The Invisible Way (Full Album) Listen to Low - The Invisible Way (Full Album)
Check out the full album stream of the The Invisible Way from Low a week before its release.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Trent Reznor Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Trent Reznor Interview - Streaming Music
With the recent announcement that Trent Reznor would be getting Nine Inch Nails back together this Fall for new music and a Nine Inch Nails tour, Spacelab Weekend is featuring a Trent Reznor audio interview.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Nine Inch Nails - Broken (Streaming Music) Spacelab Retrograde: Nine Inch Nails - Broken - Streaming Music
After Nine Inch Nails broke big with Pretty Hate Machine, Broken was quietly released as an EP to get more material out while Trent Reznor worked on a larger full-length album.
 
Listen to Eluvium - “Envenom Mettle” (Streaming Music) Listen to Eluvium - “Envenom Mettle” - Streaming Music
New music from the upcoming Eluvium album Nightmare Ending. The song is called "Envenom Mettle" and is part of a long-shelved group of songs that will be released via Temporary Residence on May. 14. It's a sprawling and messy song, but it's everything that's good about Eluvium music.
 
Listen to Helado Negro - “Ilumina Vos” (Streaming Music) Listen to Helado Negro - “Ilumina Vos” - Streaming Music
Check out new music from Helado Negro with the song "Ilumina Vos" off of his new Invisible Life album, which was released this week. Helado Negro (aka Roberto C. Lange) uses loops, samples and field recordings to work into a composition, and will just as easily hack an idea apart as he will preserve it.
 
Listen to M83 - “StarWaves” (Streaming Music) Listen to M83 - “StarWaves” - Streaming Music
The new Tom Cruise movie Oblivion features music from M83 with the song "StarWaves." M83 guy Anthony Gonzalez worked with Joseph Trapanese, the soundtrack for Oblivion arrives Apr. 9 via Back Lot Records.
 
Listen to Krista - “Space Tom Test” - Streaming Music
James Pants and Vex Ruffin are collaborating on an indie pop project called Krista. There's no formal intention of of full music thing, side project or anything here beyond a 45 single on Stones Throw Records. The song is tight and the vibe is stellar.
 
Listen to Wax Idols - “Sound of a Void” (Streaming) Listen to Wax Idols - “Sound of a Void” (Streaming)
Check out the new stream of the song Sound of A Void from Wax Idols, The song is deep and is sort of a post-punk take on noise pop -- loud and brash guitars subdued with chorus effects and reverb with delay.
 
Listen to The Cyclist - “Bones In Motion” - Streaming Music
Check out the new track "The Cyclist" from Bones In Motion. The sprawling seven and a half minute cut is quirky and eclectic, with loop-based drum machine rhythms minimal ambient keyboard melodies.
 
Listen to the New Phosphorescent Album Muchacho (Streaming Music) Listen to the New Phosphorescent Album Muchacho - Streaming Music
Phosphorescent has entered a new post-honky-tonk / post- classic rock phase, and the new album Muchacho is the beginning of that. It has a release date of Mar. 19 on Dead Oceans, and today we get to hear Muchacho in full.
 
Listen to the Sound City - Real to Reel Soundtrack (Full Album) Listen to the Sound City - Real to Reel Soundtrack (Full Album)
Dave Grohl's new documentary/album/tour thing Sound City: Real to Reel is out next week and is streaming this week in full. It's the story of the legendary soundboard from Sound City recording Studio, and Grohl got a bunch of people together for the movie, including ...
 
Spacelab Weekend: Tricky Interview Spacelab Weekend: Tricky Interview
With his new album announced this week, Tricky is looking for a return to form seen and heard during his Maxinquaye, Nearly God and Pre-Millenium Tension days, the apex of his creativity and the roots of his sound. Check out an interview set amongst his music: he talks about how he came up, trip-hop and Massive Attack.
 
Listen to Mwahaha - “Swimmer” (Streaming Music) Listen to Mwahaha - “Swimmer” - Streaming Music
Check out the chilled out, blissed out song “Swimmer” from Mwahaha. The band includes alumni from Clipd Beaks and Ned, and the psychedelic indie rock band gets Floydian ...
 
Listen to Iron and Wine - “Grace for Saints and Ramblers” (Streaming Music) Listen to Iron and Wine - “Grace for Saints and Ramblers” - Streaming Music
It's the latest song from the Iron and Wine album Ghost on Ghost.
 
Listen to Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse - Streaming Music
The music has lo-fi indie pop / dream pop sound, and gets tripped out pretty fast.
 
Listen to Four Tet and RocketNumberNine - “Metropolis” - Streaming Music
RocketNumberNine and Four Tet released the b-side Metropolis. It has a jazzy, metro feel to it, smoothed out over cooldaddy keyboards.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Daedelus Interview - Streaming Music
Daedelus is a rare breed of musician / innovator / inventor. Check out an interview set amongst his music.
 
Listen to K-The-I??? - "Aching For Love Music" - Streaming Music
The earth-shaking and big impact of the song comes across almost immediately from the outset, with the kind of bombastic approach to songcraft that's reminiscent of the The Bomb Squad from Public Enemy fame.
 
Listen to Disappears - “Kone” - Streaming Music
New brooding post-punk sounds off of their upcoming EP.
 
Listen to How to destroy angels_ - Welcome Oblivion Listen to How to destroy angels_ - Welcome Oblivion
HTDA streaming in all of its glory.
 
Atoms For Peace is Streaming AMOK In Full Atoms For Peace is Streaming AMOK In Full
Stream the the whole album in full and check out the crowdsourced visual effects.
 
Listen to Chelsea Light Moving - Chelsea Light Moving (Full Album) Listen to Chelsea Light Moving - Chelsea Light Moving (Full Album)
It's the first official post-Sonic Youth hiatus project that Moore's been involved in and its streaming in full ahead of its release next week.
 
Listen to Beat Mark - “Son Thomas Hunter” (Streaming Music) Listen to Beat Mark - “Son Thomas Hunter” - Streaming Music
Anyone into the recent My Bloody Valentine revival should check out Beat Mark. Their new single for the songs "Son Thomas Hunter" and "Purple Glow" thrive on late 80's early 90's influences like the Stone Roses, Blur and Jesus and Mary Chain to craft jangly indie pop with infectuous uptempo vibes.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Tortoise Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Tortoise Interview - Streaming Music
Tortoise are a band that cross many styles, genres and influences; from post-rock to jazz to indie rock and more. Check out an interview with members of the band set amongst their music.
 
Listen to Rollin Hunt - “Beautiful Park” (Streaming Music) Listen to Rollin Hunt - “Beautiful Park” - Streaming Music
Rollin Hunt might have just written the spectral soundtrack to the future. His new song Beautiful Park is cosmic indie pop in every sense of the word, each sound dazzles and percolates with life. It's like three or four songs happening simultaneously, with Rollins magic vocals floated over the top.
 
Listen to Holy Wave - “Knife Hits / The Evil Has Landed” - Streaming Music
Holy Wave combines a sort of Brian Jonestown Massacre kind of vibe with all the noise you love. Psych out.
 
Listen to Apparat - Krieg und Frieden (Streaming Music) Listen to Apparat - Krieg und Frieden - Streaming Music
Sascha collected a 30-piece ensemble in an old abandoned factory in Germany and they created the music that goes with the theatre piece. Listen to it in full ahead of its release.
 
Listen to British Sea Power - “Machineries Of Joy” (Streaming Music) Listen to British Sea Power - “Machineries Of Joy” - Streaming Music
Check out new music from British Sea Power's new album Machineries, with the song "Machineries of Joy." It's a return to form for the band, who have their own self-styled, British indie rock sound going on. Not to mention their foray into busking on the Great Wall of China.
 
Listen to !!! - “Slyd” (Streaming Music) Listen to !!! - “Slyd” - Streaming Music
!!! released the first song from their upcoming album Thr!!!er, with the song "Slyd." This is one of the the tracks on Thr!!!er that wasn't produced by Jim Eno, and the band got down and dirty by creating their own samples instead of sampling other songs.
 
Listen to The Thermals - “Born To Kill” (Streaming Music) Listen to The Thermals - “Born To Kill” - Streaming Music
They're on Saddle Creek Records now, and the new album is called Desperate Ground. Check out new music with “Born To Kill.”
 
Listen to The Postal Service - “A Tattered Line of String” (Streaming Music) Listen to The Postal Service -
“A Tattered Line of String” - Streaming Music
The Postal Service reunion is in full effect for 2013, with the reissuing of the album Give Up on its 10th anniversary and their Coachella 2013 appearance ... but The Postal Service delivers today with a new song that wasn't on the original album -- it's called "A Tattered Line of String."
 
Listen to Frightened Rabbit - “Pedestrian Verse” (Streaming Music) Listen to Frightened Rabbit - “Pedestrian Verse” - Streaming Music
There's an almost rock sound to go with their classic indie folk approach, I'm reminded of The Fall or Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Dig in.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Photek Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Photek Interview
Photek waxes nostalgic on how he transitioned from happy hardcore to IDM/drum and bass and the difference between drum and bass and jungle.
 
Listen to City Light - “Wrecking Ball” (Streaming Music) Listen to City Light - “Wrecking Ball” - Streaming Music
Indie pop repurposed as electronic pop. Elements of hip hop beats, Death Cab and pop music creep in here.
 
Listen to Prurient - “You Show Great Spirit” - Streaming Music
New sounds from the cathedral of Prurient, a.k.a. Dominick Fernow, Vatican Shadow, Cold Cave as well as the Hospital Productions label. This time as Prurient, he channels Peter Murphy, Kraftwerk and early industrial music into something gothic, winding and huge.
 
Listen to Ernest Gonzales - “Somber Arrows” (Streaming Music) Listen to Ernest Gonzales - “Somber Arrows” - Streaming Music
The latest from new school ambient experimentalist Ernest Gonzales is the song "Somber Arrows, a slowed-down exercise in chill and loop-based mixes.
 
Listen to My Bloody Valentine - MBV (Full Album Stream) Listen to My Bloody Valentine - MBV (Full Album Stream)
At long last, and worth the wait ... the new My Bloody Valentine album, called MBV. It's been literally decades in the making, and it's been launched just as the band heads out on tour. The band has offered all of the tracks up on YouTube, which we've compiled into a playlist here.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Amon Tobin Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Amon Tobin Interview
Always pushing the boundaries of electronic music, Amon Tobin is never one to repeat ideas from album to album. Check in with him on this interview vignette set amongst his music.
 
Spacelab Retrograde - Tricky - Maxinquaye (Full Album) Spacelab Retrograde - Tricky - Maxinquaye (Full Album)
That classic first album from Tricky ... redefined music at the time and proved Tricky to be in the master class of making music. He'd come from the School of Massive Attack and split off from the band for creative differences. He found Martina Topley-Bird as a singer and together the two of them made the most incredible music and sounds.
 
Listen to Pregnant - “Strangers” (Streaming Music) Listen to Pregnant - “Strangers” - Streaming Music
Fearless audio collage.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Battles Interview (Streaming Music)
Spacelab Weekend: Battles Interview
Battles have taken the music world for a spin as they've continued to break through the confines of electronic music, post rock and experimental music. One of the bands that can truly boast about being unable to be categorized, Battles always keeps us guessing in the best way. Check out the Battles interview set amongst tracks of their music.
 
Listen to Mogwai - “Wizard Motor” (Streaming Music) Listen to Mogwai - “Wizard Motor” - Streaming Music
Mogwai are doing a soundtrack for the French zombie TV show "Les Revenants," and now we have a song from that with "Wizard Motor."
 
Listen to Herbcraft - “No Land” (Streaming Music) Listen to Herbcraft - “No Land” - Streaming Music
This sonic sprawling clocks in at almost eight minutes, and is almost reminiscent of the most experimental era of Pink Floyd -- their pre-success days that saw them doing the soundtrack to the film More or even the epic Ummagumma. Look at the name of the band and think about it.
 
Listen to Blank Realm - “Growing Inside” (Streaming Music) Listen to Blank Realm - “Growing Inside” - Streaming Music
More new music from Blank Realm, a band from Australia with a laid-back psych approach to songwriting. Their music alternates back and forth between clean-sounding, compressed guitars with reverb to over-distorted psychedelic noise.
 
Listen to Lost Animal - “Lose the Baby” (MP3 Download) Listen to Akron/Family - “No Room” - Streaming Music
Miles Seaton from Akron/Family on the new, upcoming album Sub Verses: "Intelligence giving way to remix culture, nothing to do but blindly live as customers, stumbling, content drunk through the digital bazaar."
 
Listen to Lost Animal - “Lose the Baby” (MP3 Download) Listen to Lost Animal - “Lose the Baby” (Full Album)
The new Lost Animal song "Lose the Baby" is a jangly indie pop kind of thing, from the album Ex Tropical that's due out next week on Hardly Art Records. There's an almost free-flowing, rambling style to the lyrical delivery similar to Kurt Vile or even Randy Newman (back in the day) -- it has a very laid back vibe. Check out a full album stream.
 
Listen to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - “Let The Day Begin” (Streaming) Listen to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - “Let The Day Begin” - Streaming Music
The first taste from the upcoming Black Rebel Motorcycle Club album Specter At the Feast.
 
Listen to The Growlers - “One Million Lovers” (Streaming Music) Listen to The Growlers - “One Million Lovers” - Streaming Music
Calling The Growlers garage rock would be too easy -- and probably not a good enough description. Influenced more by 60's California rock than the garage phenomenon/revival that seems to be ongoing right now.
 
Listen to Darkstar - News From Nowhere (Streaming Music) Listen to Darkstar - News From Nowhere - Streaming Music
Darkstar are streaming their full length album News From Nowhere, which is out on Feb. 4/5 on Warp Records.
 
Listen to Kim Deal - “Walking With A Killer” and “Dirty Hessians” (Streaming Music) Listen to Kim Deal - “Walking With A Killer” and “Dirty Hessians” - Streaming Music
What's Kim's deal?
 
Listen to Unknown Mortal Orchestra - “So Good At Being In Trouble” (Streaming Music) Listen to Unknown Mortal Orchestra - “So Good At Being In Trouble” - Streaming Music
Recording label Jagjaguwar are promising a video soon ... but in today's stretch-out-the-PR as loooong as you can world, we get the stream first. Enjoy.
 
Listen to The Woolen Men - “Mayonnaise” (Streaming Music) Listen to The Woolen Men - “Mayonnaise” - Streaming Music
They're freshly signed to the de rigeur Woodsist label out of New York state, and there's definitely a folk-meets-Wipers vibe here.
 
Spacelab Weekend: DJ Shadow Interview (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: DJ Shadow Interview - Streaming Music
Is he too future for you? Hear DJ Shadow a.k.a. Josh Davis in his own words: an interview set among his music in the background.
 
Listen to Generationals - “Spinoza” (Streaming Music) Listen to Generationals - “Spinoza” - Streaming Music
There's a heavy focus on the verse/chorus/verse aesthetic here, painted bright with uptempo rhythms and bright, clean guitar.
 
Spacelab Retrograde: Ministry - "Thieves" Spacelab Retrograde: Ministry - "Thieves"
Thieves ... thieves and liars! When Al Jourgensen turned his post-synth, post-new wave, post-Wax Trax experiment into a Texas-death-metal hybrid of epic proportions.
 
Listen to Calculon - “Feel” EP (Streaming Music) Listen to Calculon - “Feel” EP - Streaming Music
The Loose Squares recording label in Chicago offers up more music to get down to.
 
Listen to Apparat – “A Violent Sky” (Streaming Music) Listen to Apparat – “A Violent Sky” - Streaming Music
He collected a 30-piece ensemble in an old abandoned factory (where all of the best artistic collaborations happen, of course) in Germany and they created the music that goes with the theatre piece. The whole collection is called “Krieg und Frieden (Music for Theatre)” and arrives via Mute Records next month.
 
Spacelab Weekend: Redd Kross - Live at Primavera Club in Barcelona, Spain (Streaming Music) Spacelab Weekend: Redd Kross - Live at Primavera Club in Barcelona, Spain - Streaming Music
The resurgence of Redd Kross sees the band hitting the global scene for their tour of their recent album Researching The Blues, and this show finds them at the Primavera Club in Barcelona, Spain in September of last year.
 
Listen to The Black Tambourines - Chica EP (Streaming Music) Listen to The Black Tambourines - Chica EP - Streaming Music
The Black Tambourines bring a fresh vibe to the fuzz-drone-garage-rock-surf resurgence that's been happening over the past few years.
 
Spacelab Retrograde - Jane's Addiction: Nothing's Shocking (full album stream) Jane's Addiction: Nothing's Shocking (full album stream)

If this can't start your day off on a BIG note than nothing can ... its Ocean Size.

 
Listen to Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio (full album) Listen to Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio (full album)
With the passing of Trish Keegan, it's been a while since new music from Broadcast crossed our path, but now there's news of a whole new album of material arriving next week with the soundtrack for the film Berberian Sound Studio from Peter Strickland. Check out the full album.
 
Listen to Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) Film Score from The Master (Streaming Music) Listen to Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) Film Score from The Master - Streaming Music
Jonny Greenwood is a master of film scores, check out his new work for the the film The Master in full.
 
Listen to Blank Realm - “Cleaning Up My Mess” (stream) Listen to Blank Realm - “Cleaning Up My Mess” (stream)
Blank Realm are a great psych pop / indie band from Brisbane, Australia; their mellow, psychedelic song "Cleaning Up My Mess" is a clean but hazy take on the genre's sound.
 
Listen to Sun Glitters - “Tight” (stream) Listen to Sun Glitters - “Tight” (stream)
Sun Glitters hails from Luxembourg and is the project vehicle / name for Victor Ferreira, the music takes insight from sounds like Boards of Canada and Burial.
 
Listen to Clinic – “Tomorrow (DFA Remix)” (stream) Listen to Clinic – “Tomorrow (DFA Remix)” (stream)
This DFA remix of the Clinic song "Tomorrow" is part of the Motion Sickness sampler from Domino Records, a funky reimagining of Domino artists as remixed by others.
 
Coachella Music Festival Listen to Mogwai - A Wrenched Virile Lore (Full Album Stream)
It contains remixes from Zombi, Tim Hecker, The Soft Moon, Xander Harris and more.
 
Listen to METZ - “Dirty Shirt” (stream)
It's like short attention-span theater for your inner noise freak.
 
Listen to Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - “We No Who U R” (stream)
The new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album Push The Sky Away arrives on Feb. 19, and today we get a listen for the song 'We No Who U R,' which is being released as a single this week.
 
Coachella Music Festival Listen to Massive Attack / Terry Callier Mixtape - “The Windmill Hill Sessions” (stream)
They pay tribute in an awesome new mixtape stream.
 
Listen to Memory Tapes - Grace/Confusion (full album stream)
The album arrives next week, check out the full album preview today.
 
Listen to DJ Shadow Remix (By Irn Mnky) (stream)
It's a reworking of music from Reconstructed: The Definitive DJ Shadow.
 
Listen to Karl Bartos from Kraftwerk - Atomium (stream)
He wrote the music during his Kraftwerk days, then recently revamped it sound modern.
 
Listen to Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin - Instrumental Tourist (full album stream)
The new offering from Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin with Instrumental Tourist, an experimentation in ambient electronic sounds.
 
Listen to The Evens - The Odds (full album stream)
Check out a full album preview of the new album The Odds from The Evens. Ian MacKaye has a long history in the roots of hardcore punk and thrash with his start in Minor Threat, before moving forward with his punk band Fugazi and his independent recording label Dischord Records.
 
Coachella Music Festival Listen to Animal Collective - “Crimson” (stream)
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Listen to Crystal Castles - “Affection” (stream)
The song sets a strong electro-meets-beats tone, reminiscent of an 808 state drum machine. Singer Alice Glass remains subdued in the background with her vocals, and her 'Affection' stays on a short leash with the song clocking in at just over two minutes.
 
Listen to the Mute Records Sampler (stream)
Mute Records has launched a sampler for Fall, with great music from Apparat, Liars, Can and more.
 
Listen to How to destroy angels_ - “Keep It Together” (Dave Sitek remix)
Earlier this month, the Trent Reznor, Mariqueen Maandig and Atticus Ross project How to destroy angels_ released the song “Keep It Together,” and now they've released the Dave Sitek remix.
 
 
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