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Listen: Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser debuts first new music in 13 years

Listen: Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser debuts first new music in 13 years

Cocteau Twins frontwoman Elizabeth Fraser today debuted her first new music in 13 years, the track “Golden Air” from her new project Sun’s Signature.

Bauhaus debuts new single “Drink the New Wine” — first new music in 14 years

Bauhaus debuts new single “Drink the New Wine” — first new music in 14 years

The reunited Bauhaus this morning released their first new music in 14 years, a single put together during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The Afghan Whigs release first new song in 5 years, plot 12-date spring U.S. tour

The Afghan Whigs release first new song in 5 years, plot 12-date spring U.S. tour

The Afghan Whigs returned with their first new music in five years, a single called “I’ll Make You See God” that will be featured on the game “Gran Turismo 7.”

The The releases news DJ Food remix of “NakedSelf” track “Global Eyes”

The The releases news DJ Food remix of “NakedSelf” track “Global Eyes”

The The this week released a new remix of the live version of “Global Eyes” recorded at the Royal Albert Hall for The Comeback Special album and film.

Midnight Oil debuts “At the Time of Writing” — third song off new album “Resist”

Midnight Oil debuts “At the Time of Writing” — third song off new album “Resist”

Midnight Oil this week debuted the third track off of its forthcoming album Resist, a song called “At the Time of Writing” that is more rocking than its two predecessors.

Love Tractor’s ‘Themes From Venus’ to be reissued — hear an unreleased mix

Love Tractor’s ‘Themes From Venus’ to be reissued — hear an unreleased mix

The fourth album from Athens, Ga., college-rock favorites Love Tractor this fall be reissued on CD and vinyl with a half-dozen bonus tracks.

Listen: Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode covers Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’

Listen: Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode covers Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’

Metallica this week released an expanded reissue of 1991’s Metallica along with a companion set called The Metallica Blacklist, a collection of 53 different covers from the “Black Album.”

The Psychedelic Furs release new song ‘Evergreen’ ahead of fall U.S., U.K. tours

The Psychedelic Furs release new song ‘Evergreen’ ahead of fall U.S., U.K. tours

The Psychedelic Furs this week released a brand-new song ahead of the band’s U.S. and U.K. tours that both begin later this month. The track “Evergreen” — which you can hear in its entirety below — was recorded during the sessions for Made of Rain, the band’s first new studio album in nearly three decades.

Listen: The Cure’s Robert Smith sings on new Chvrches single ‘How Not to Drown’

Listen: The Cure’s Robert Smith sings on new Chvrches single ‘How Not to Drown’

The Cure’s Robert Smith has followed up his 2020 guest turn with Gorillaz with a new collaboration, this time duetting with frontwoman Lauren Mayberry on Chvrches’ new single “How Not to Drown” off the band’s just-announced new album Screen Violence. Listen to the new song right here.

Paul Weller returns with ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ — hear synthy new single ‘Cosmic Fringes’

Paul Weller returns with ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ — hear synthy new single ‘Cosmic Fringes’

His tour scrapped by COVID-19, Paul Weller spent lockdown working on his 16th solo album, and will release the results — the 11-track Fat Pop (Volume 1) — in May, less than a year after the arrival of his last full-length record, last summer’s On Sunset.  Check out the first single, “Cosmic Fringes,” right here.

Dinosaur Jr announces new album and 2021-2022 tour dates — hear single ‘I Ran Away’

Dinosaur Jr announces new album and 2021-2022 tour dates — hear single ‘I Ran Away’

Dinosaur Jr returns next month with its fifth post-reunion album and 12th overall, the 12-song, pandemic-delayed Sweep It Into Space, which the trio will support with a 42-date North American tour that starts in September and will wrap up next February. Full details and tour dates right here.

James announces new album ‘All the Colours Of You’ — hear 2020-inspired title track

James announces new album ‘All the Colours Of You’ — hear 2020-inspired title track

Manchester stalwarts James will return with their 16th studio album — and first in three years — this June with the release of All the Colours of You, an 11-track set that was partially recorded before COVID-19, but which features a title track inspired by the pandemic’s lockdowns and the concurrent racial justice movement.

The Wedding Present debuts ‘You’re Just a Habit That I’m Trying to Break’ off lockdown LP

The Wedding Present debuts ‘You’re Just a Habit That I’m Trying to Break’ off lockdown LP

The Wedding Present will release a new album later this month called Locked Down and Stripped Back that’s exactly what the title advertises: wtripped-down versions of the band’s songs, plus a couple unreleased numbers, recorded during the COVID-19 lockdown. Hear a brand-new song right here.

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set rescheduled, will get CD release — hear unreleased demo

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set rescheduled, will get CD release — hear unreleased demo

Matador Records’ delayed Gang of Four vinyl box set has received a new release date — March 12 — and now also will be released as a CD edition, the label announced Tuesday, teasing the release with the premiere of a previously unreleased demo. Hear a previously unreleased track right here.