Fans of the Throwing Muses have found themselves having to wait a bit longer for the trio’s new pandemic-delayed album Sun Racket, but they at least were rewarded today with another new track off the record, the grinding rocker “Bo Diddley Bridge.” Hear the new song right here.
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The Psychedelic Furs this week premiered the fourth song off the band’s first new album in 29 years, the pandemic-delayed Made of Rain. The newest song to debut off that record is the dark, moody “Come All Ye Faithful” — and no, it’s not the Christmas song. Hear the track right here.
Though he’s delayed its release, Paul Weller has now offered fans a second taste of his 15th solo album On Sunset in the form of the gentle ballad “Village,” which you can hear below. On Sunset, the follow-up to 2018’s stripped-down True Meanings, was first due out June 12, then got bumped to July 3.
Tanya Donelly recently started a new weekly series of home-recorded covers that she’s using to help raise money for good causes, and the latest installment finds her channeling her old Boston friends Pixies through their song “Here Comes Your Man.” Stream it right here.
Kansas City art-rock quintet Monta at Odds today released a new four-song EP that features a cover of Tones on Tail’s 1984 track “Movement of Fear” that the group rightly notes “has one of the holy grails of basslines for post-punk.” You can stream the track right here via Bandcamp.
Ministry this week premiered a new song called “Alert Level” off the band’s upcoming 15th studio album that Al Jourgensen and Co. had begun recording earlier this year before the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the music industry and all manner of daily life. Hear the new song right here.
As they continue to build up toward their first new album in 29 years, The Psychedelic Furs this week premiered the third song off the pandemic-delayed Made of Rain, a dark, swirling rocker called “No-One” that you can hear in its entirety right here. The album is due out July 31.
In a move meant “to help lift spirits during lockdown,” XTC’s Andy Partridge has released a free digital track called “Cavegirl” — a demo for a song intended for an “aborted bubblegum sampler album” that was to have been a best-of compiling tracks from “the mythical American bubblegum label Hercules.”
Paul Weller today gave fans the first taste of his 15th solo album On Sunset in the form of “Earth Beat,” an uptempo number featuring a guest turn by R&B singer Col3trane that previews a record being billed as part soul, part electronic and part orchestral. Hear the song right here.
The legendary Chrissie Hynde is reactivating The Pretenders for the band’s first album in four years and 11th overall, a collection of new music called Hate for Sale that she’s previewing with the new single “The Buzz” — which you can stream right here right now. Full details and tracklist on the new album.
The Psychedelic Furs today debuted the second track off the band’s first album in 29 years, a song called “You’ll Be Mine” that has a slight Celtic tinge and will be featured on the eagerly awaited Made of Rain, which is due out May 1 via Cooking Vinyl. Hear it right here.
Reunited Paisley Underground-era rockers The Dream Syndicate this spring will release their third album of the new century, a collection of new songs called The Universe Inside that’s only five tracks long but clocks in at nearly an hour, thanks in part to 20-minute opening jam “The Regulator” — which you can hear in its entirety right here.
As we reported earlier this month, the Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May. Now you can get your first taste of Kristin Hersh and Co.’s new music in the form of lead-off single and album opener “Dark Blue,” a gnarled rocker that you can stream here.