Stories by Kara Manning

Radiohead To Release The King Of Limbs Remix Series

When Radiohead's The King of Limbs was released earlier this year, fans and music bloggers speculated how cool it would be to hear some of the tracks remixed by other artists. Well, they're getting their wish. Radiohead will be releasing a series of 12-inch vinyl remixes this summer handled by intriguing folks like Caribou and Jacques Greene.

Björk Offers Video Tease Of New Song, "Crystalline"


Björk, who will be in residence at Manchester's International Festival this June and July to premiere her new project Biophilia, teased a track off of the upcoming album today, June 5, via a video snippet. Check out 30 seconds of "Crystalline," played on Björk's car radio, after the jump.

Influential Producer Martin Rushent, Dead At 63


British producer Martin Rushent, one of the most vital influences in UK and American post-punk and pop music, passed away this weekend. In addition to guiding bands like The Human League, The Stranglers, Buzzcocks, Altered Images, XTC, Madness, The Go-Go's and many more, Rushent was also executive producer of the latest album by his son James' band, Does It Offend You, Yeah?.

Kaiser Chiefs Surprise Fans With Release Of New Album Today

Kaiser Chiefs' new release might be called The Future Is Medieval, but the band's decision to suddenly unleash their previously-unannounced, 20-track album today, June 3, via an adventurous digital platform,  is decidedly forward-thinking.

Beirut To Release New Single This Monday


Beirut fans don't have much longer to wait for new music from Zach Condon and company; the band will release the single "East Harlem" this Monday, June 6. After the jump, listen to the song.

Coldplay Debut "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall"


Coldplay, who've become a love-them-or-loathe-them kind of band, released their new single, "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall." today, June 3,  on iTunes. The song's title of the track might well describe the four-minute track: lyrically mundane,  kind of mawkish, but distantly pretty and, surprise, it's very nearly dance-friendly. Check out the song and make up your own mind after the jump.

St. Vincent On Track For New Album, Due This September

It's been two years since the release of St. Vincent's Actor, but the dynamic Annie Clark, will return this September with a new, 11-track album called Strange Mercy, due out on 4AD. Included on the album are members of Midlake and Beck's band.

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