Arcade Fire And David Bowie Hook Up For New Single

Arcade Fire kept to its September 9 at 9 p.m. promise — across international time zones —  with the release of the title track from Reflektor, the band's upcoming album due out on October 29 via Merge. Not only was the 7:33 song produced by James Murphy and veers headlong into dance territory, but David Bowie comes along for the ride. Watch Anton Corbijn's eerie Arcade Fire video here and the additional interactive video on the band's own site, but you'll need Google Chrome.

Arcade Fire Release An Album Trailer For 'Reflektor'

Arcade Fire fans, you might want to mark down September 9 at 9 p.m. EDT on your smartphone or laptop calendars. The band, which releases its next album Reflektor on October 29 via Merge, has released an album trailer teasing an event to take place on that date. Watch the trailer here and get ready for an autumn of Arcade Fire.

Watch MGMT's Album Teaser With New Songs

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The third, self-titled album from MGMT is around the bend, released on September 17 via Columbia. To tease the promising eccentricities of their new release, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden have released a short film that contains snippets of five new tracks and a lot of spirited weirdness.

First Listen: Factory Floor, 'Factory Floor'

Refreshingly devoid of polish, the London trio called Factory Floor finds human rawness in machine music — and, in doing so, emphasizes the base mechanical aspect of being alive. Listen to Factory Floor's self-titled debut album streaming now via FUV and NPR Music prior to its release on September 10 on DFA.

 

Watch These New Puritans: 'Organ Eternal'

While plenty of bands churn out fun, shambolic videos — like MGMT's latest for "Your Life is a Lie" — other groups opt for clips that reach for a more memorable, artistic resonance,  like Washed Out's "Don't Give Up." These New Puritans' exquisite new video for their single "Organ Eternal," from their third album Field of Reeds, falls squarely into that latter category.

Watch: MGMT's 'Your Life Is A Lie'

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The imminent release of of MGMT's Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden's third album now has a video and a first single. The short, fuzzed-out punch of "Your Life Is A Lie" is the first hint of what's to come when the duo release MGMT on September 17. The clip for "Your Life is A Lie," which includes singing skeletons, crushed eggs, a desecrated teddy bear and a sobbing rock, was directed by Tom Kuntz..

Watch The New Video From The Naked And Famous

The Naked and Famous return on September 17 with a second album, In Rolling Waves. The Auckland synth-pop quintet just released the video for the first single off the collection, the yearning "Hearts Like Ours," which you can watch here. 

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