It's been a long time coming, but The Strokes' fourth studio album is most definitely coming. After having been given a firm release date of March 22nd, as well the title Angles, there's only one mystery left regarding the long awaited album, and that is the tracklist. Good news for Strokes fans, cause the tracklist has been revealed! The 10-track album will be preceded by the release of the album's first single "Under Cover of Darkness," which will be released in February. In more Strokes related news, guitarist Nick Valensi had an interview with MySpace Music, where he revealed some information about the making of Angles, the future of the band and more. You can check out the tracklist and read what Valensi had to say after the jump!
Peep a new track from Beans forthcoming LP End It All, titled "Glass Coffins" produced by Black Moth Super Rainbow frontman Tobacco. Beans has a nice selection of guest contributors for his upcoming album; Four Tet, BMSR's Tobacco, Interpol's Sam Fogarino, Flying Lotus and even TV On The Radio Vocalist Tunde Adebimpe who features on the track "Mellow You Out" which you can hear here and according to this tweet from Tobacco himself, it appears that Beans and Tobacco will be hitting the road together this year come April. Sweet! End It All drops February 15 via Anticon.
The homie Sims has let loose another preview into his forthcoming sophomore album, Bad Time Zoo, which drops February 15th. The track is titled "Radio Opaque" produced by the one and only Lazerbeak who also produced the entire LP. Sims let this little jewel loose on his profile on Absolute Punk. Check it out below and then head over to Doomtree.net and visit the store for some sweet pre-order packages.
UK electric/indie rockers Does It Offend You, Yeah? have finished their sophomore album Don't Say We Didn't Warn You and are set to release the album on March 15 on The End Records/Cooking Vinyl. We already heard our first taste from the album with the track "We Are The Dead" last Fall and now the group have released their latest single titled "The Monkey Are Coming" digitally on UK iTunes. Check out the new single in the player below and then if you are in the UK pick it up on iTunes. The track has already been circulating around radio stations out east and even on Australia's own Triple J radio.
The band will be having a headline UK tour to promote their forthcoming effort, however, before that they will be touring with Pendulum and Linkin Park in the USA / Canada with a few sideshows. Check out the tour dates as well as the album tracklisting after the jump. Rumor has it, our good buddies at Antiquiet have some from free tickets for select cities for the upcoming LP/Pendulum/DIOYY tour. You should head here to grab one.
Check out the new video for Print's latest single "Keep Bouncing" off his forthcoming LP Adventures In Counter Culture which drops April 5th via Rhymesayers. The video was shot, edited, & directed by Optical Alchemists. You can cop "Keep Bouncing" now on iTunes: Explicit | Clean | Instrumental or from Amazon.
Looks like Peter, Bjorn and John are feeling generous and have let loose another preview of their much anticpated sixth studio album Gimme Some. The album which is set to be released for us to all soak in and enjoy from March onwards will be the follow up to 2009's Living Thing. Now, the track they have thrown on to the interwebz is “Second Chance” which is sure to cause a bit of a buzz prior to the LP release.
We've recently also had a listen to another album track in the form of “Breaker, Breaker”, which was a very nice listen. Hit play on "Secnd Chance" below and take a listen to our third dose of Swedish music for the day. Let the countown to new Peter, Bjorn and John music begin. So far, from what I've heard I'll give it three thumbs up!