The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending October 5

TAS favorites Stars and Ariel Pink return to the Top 20 chart with Banks threading her way to No. 1.

Beach House Debut New Video, Announce 'Frightened Eyes' Tour


In addition to their previously announced summer festival stops, including Central Park Summerstage on July 23, Beach House's Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand will set out in support of their new album Bloom with the curiously-named "Frightened Eyes" tour this fall, kicking off September 13 in Richmond, Virginia. Plus, watch the duo's new video for "Lazuli."

First Listen: Hot Chip And 'In Our Heads'

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The quirky dynamic that defines Hot Chip has served the UK quintet well, but perhaps never as fully — or confidently —  as it does on the band's outstanding fifth album, In Our Heads.  The record drops June 12 on Domino Records (June 11 in the UK/EU), but preview it now courtesy of TAS sister station WFUV and NPR Music.

Grizzly Bear Is Back With Upcoming Album, New Song And Tour Dates

It's been three years since the well-received Veckatimest dominated iPods far beyond Williamsburg and now Brooklyn's Grizzly Bear is back with news of its still-untitled fourth album, due in September, a worldwide tour and an intricately arranged new single, called "Sleeping Ute." Check out the dramatic, fuzzed-out latticework of the guitar-driven track after the jump.

Listen To Metric's 'Synthetica' Streaming

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Metric's much teased release of its fifth album Synthetica happens on June 12, but the curious can stream the album now courtesy of the band via Soundcloud. In addition, the quartet wlll also offer shows exclusive to Metric fans in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco later this month.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending June 10

Vancouver's Japandroids and Britain's sister duo 2:54 make TAS Top 20 debuts while the West Coast rules with Silversun Pickups at the peak of this week's album chart.

Zeus: TAS In Session

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The journey of Toronto retro-gazing rockers Zeus nearly befits their mighty name. Like one of their inspirations, The Band, the members of Zeus began life as a backing band for singer Jason Collett before venturing out on their own with their debut album, 2010's Say Us. The band's second album, Busting Visions, is out now on Arts & Crafts and the quartet recently visited The Alternate Side and talked about the evolution of the new record. Listen to the session on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, June 8 at 11 a.m. EDT (streaming on the site). After the jump, read the interview highlights and listen to Zeus performing songs like "Anything You Want Dear" and "Are You Gonna Waste My Time."

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