Friday, 22 March 2013

New Music: The Juan Maclean- You Are My Destiny + End Of Week Wrap Up Of Other Releases & News

It has been four years since disco purveyors The Juan Maclean have released a proper song and fans of the band do not have to wait any longer with the announcement this week that they will be putting out a brand new single titled "You Are My Destiny" on April 1st via DFA.

The song is streaming now and once again the band hired their go to girl, and ex-LCD Soundsystem member, Nancy Whang to sing the vocals on the track. Listen below:

Quietly this week The Pains Of Being Pure at Heart put out a music video for their track "Until The Sun Explodes" over on the MTV Iggy site. The apocalyptic video was produced by MTV for their Artist To Watch series. Watch below:

Kurt Vile's newest song from his forthcoming release Wakin On A Pretty Daze premiered earlier this week. Watch the cute video of Vile introducing "Never Run Away" and then he plays the song while his three year old daughter plays in the foreground.

Vile's new LP will be available April 9th via Matador.

Video: Kurt Vile- Never Run Away

No firm date for the new Primal Scream album, More Light, in North America yet; however there are rumours that it will come out on May 21st. The band debuted another song off the LP today and it sounds like vintage Rolling Stones. Listen to "It's Alright, It's OK" below:

Record Store Day finally posted the full list of albums that will be available for the annual vinyl promotion- this year on April 20th. Too may records to review here, but if you have a couple of hours to spare check out the full list on the RSD website. One record that I will definitely be buying is the Ten year anniversary reissue of The White Stripes' LP Elephant.

Video: The White Stripes- Seven Nation Army

Finally, Scottish synth pop trio CHVRCHES made their North American broadcast debut on CBC's Q with Jian Ghomeshi yesterday. After seeing the band live the other night and hearing the CBC interview, I am now absolutely smitten with the group and their lead singer Lauren Mayberry. Watch them play "The Mother We Share" below:

Chvrches new EP, Recover, will be available next week, March 26th via Glassnote.

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