Sunday, 24 February 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Gives Away Free EP + Other Music News

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be releasing their sixth studio album, Specter At The Feast, on March 19th and to celebrate the band are giving away a free EP. The EP, which is available now at the band's website, contains two songs and a live track.

"Let The Day Begin" was originally recorded by The Call, whose frontman, Michael Been, is the dad of BRMC lead singer of Robert Levon Been. The other songs on the EP are "Returning" and a live version of the latter track.

Download for the price of giving up your E-mail address over at

This post was originally written on Friday but through a technical difficulty with Blogger all the the information was erased before I got  a chance to publish. 

Frightened Rabbit debuted a new video last week for their track "Backyard Skulls" from Pedestrian Verse. Watch as the band play to an almost empty school auditorium.

Frightened Rabbit- Backyard Skulls

Not really a big fan of the noise punk band The Men, but this track is pretty good. It rocks like Neil Young and Crazy Horse. "I Saw Her Face" is from the forthcoming new album, New Moon, out March 5th via Sacred Bones.

The Men- I Saw Her Face

Ex-Das Racist rapper Heems has put out a video for his shoegaze inspired track "Desi Shoegaze Taiko". The clip is not very original as it just shows the opening scene from the movie Blade, but the song is pretty cool.

Heems- Desi Shoegaze Taiko

Entertainment Weekly reported last week that Martin Gore of Depeche Mode is working on a song with R&B songsmith Frank Ocean for his next album. Apparently Ocean is a big fan of DM. Read more on EW"s website which also includes an extensive interview with Gore.

Depeche Mode- Master & Servant
Frank Ocean- Pyramids

Sad to hear that one time Cold Cave musician Justin Benoit passed away last week. The announcement was made on the band's Facebook page which you can read here. No cause of death was given.

Cold Cave- Love Comes Close

NME featured another episode of one it's excellent Song Stories segments. Watch as Brett Anderson and Matt Osman of Suede discuss the writing and recording of their classic song "Animal Nitrate".

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