Japandroids, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T., and Brooklyn experimental rock trio Liars.
Japandroids’ excellent sophomore LP, Celebration Rock, will be released on June 5th via Polyvinyl. The eight-track effort was recorded in the band’s hometown with engineer Jesse Ganger. Stream it HERE.
Big K.R.I.T.’s long-awaited studio debut, Live From the Underground, will be released on June 5th via Def Jam. The 16-track effort features contributions from Ludacris, 2 Chainz, and Bun B, among others. Stream it HERE.
Liars’ sixth LP, WIXIW, will be released on June 5th via Mute. The 11-track effort was recorded in Los Angeles, self-produced by the band with Mute Records co-founder Daniel Miller, and mixed by Tom Biller. Stream it HERE.
*[consequenceofsound.net] In support of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, The Flaming Lips have re-written the iconic “Race For The Prize” (off 1999′s The Soft Bulletin) into a team fight song. After taking to Twitter yesterday to gather fan-submitted lyrics, the band put “Thunder Up: Racing For The Prize” to archive footage of the team in action. Watch the music video/recording process below (via The Future Heart); the song begins at 1:09 mark.
*[theprp.com] Professionally-filmed footage of Mastodon‘s entire set at this week’s “Rock In Rio Lisboa” festival in Lisbon, Portugal can be seen below:
*[theprp.com] Clutch have reschedule their previously-cancelled Michigan stops for November. Original tickets will be honored at the shows, which include:
11/01 Flint, MI – The Machine Shop
11/03 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall