Watch Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams And Nile Rodgers Lose Themselves To Dance

Although a snippet of Daft Punk's "Lose Yourself To Dance" had been leaked as a tease, the full video — featuring Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams in dazzling futuristic garb — is finally out. Watch it here.

First Listen: Grouplove, 'Spreading Rumours'

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The candy-coated craftsmanship and joy on display throughout Spreading Rumours makes the record ludicrously easy to love — a welcome dose of summertime from the L.A. pop-rock band, just in time for fall. Listen to Grouplove's Spreading Rumours streaming now via WFUV and NPR Music prior to the album's release on September 17.

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.

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