Bright Eyes make their long-awaited return with a new album slated for release on Feb. 15 (titled The People’s Key). Charismatic front-man and songwriter Conor Oberst announced last week that fans could grab two free downloads of songs off the new album: “Shell Games” and “Haile Selassie.”
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After self-releasing their debut EP, signing to Matador Records, then somehow magically getting Jack Black to do a review of the band, this Brighton three-piece are on everyone’s “one to watch” list. Grab a free MP3 of “Warpath,” plus the details on where to stream their upcoming album Violet Cries for free.
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In a way, the opening track of Cut Copy’s new album Zonoscope (out Feb. 8th) is a step back from the all-out energy of In Ghost Colors. The track starts off simply enough with just a drum beat and some synth stabs, but then over the next five minutes it patiently builds and eventually we wind up at another classic Cut Copy dance explosion.
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The first single from his new album Kaputt, “Chinatown” sees enigmatic indie poet-laureate Dan Bejar (also of New Pornographers fame) switching up his style a bit. On this track he focuses his typical verbosity into a soft-rock pop song that sounds like a the back alley of a jazz nightclub in the 80s.
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