Listen: Yo La Tengo cover Neil Young’s ‘Time Fades Away’

Occasionally, a couple of things will come together to create something classic.  This is one of those times.

Just ahead of their US tour which kicks off in New York on June 28th, alternative legends Yo La Tengo have uploaded a new contribution to Spotify’s Singles Series.

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Stream The Rareflowers’ new single ‘New Generation’

Already being labelled ‘incredibly catchy’, the new single from The Rareflowers is a sign that summer is on the horizon.

The New Jersey quartet conjour a very radio friendly three and half minutes on ‘New Generation’. Bringing together elements of early R.E.M. and Teenage Fanclub, it’s a tune that most fans of the jangle pop style should not miss.

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On this EP,  Israel’s Nihilistic Legion shows how much noise a one-man band can make.  Playing absolutely everything, the mysteriously named Tohu fuses classic death metal sounds with a touches of grindcore and other extremities to create something incredibly forceful. The five songs – four originals and one cover – shows off an artist whom has utter conviction in his art, but production wise, these tracks aren’t necessarily shown at their best. In fact, the chosen mix is so claustrophobic and abrasive in places, it can be rather hard to pick out the finer points of the sound. It doesn’t make for especially easy listening…but maybe that’s deliberate.

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Hear rough mix of new Kristin Hersh song ‘Lax’; UK tour on the horizon

Legendary singer-songwriter Kristin Hersh is about to embark on a UK tour.  The Throwing Muses founder will visit various towns and cities throughout the second half of June 2018 as part of the promotion for her upcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’, scheduled for release later in the year.

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