June 4, 2023

This Week In Music | Brandon Flowers, Holy Fuck, Kanye West, M.I.A. & More

Fuck yeah! It’s the weekend. A lot has happened in the world of music. Take a few minutes, take a look at the bullet points below, pretend you know some shit and BOOM! it’s college all over again!

Canadian electronic group HOLY FUCK released the above amazing video that features cats rocking out and car chases!

This coming week marks a week of non stop music in New York City as CMJ (College Music Journal) holds it’s annual festivities. Bands from around the country and world will perform in the majority of New York City’s venues from Tuesday until Saturday. Surprisingly Pitchfork announced a three day music festival coinciding with CMJ. More HERE

Brandon Flowers posted a great acoustic performance of the track Right Behind You which is posted below and appears to have been shot in some sort of state park!

A new Kanye West track has been posted entitled Take One For The Team. Download it HERE.

T.I. will serve another 11 months in prison after just being released on probation. He was just sentenced after being caught driving and smoking a J. Nice work T.I. We really feel for you.

M.I.A. posted yet another horrible new track HERE

Brian Eno posted a new track entitled Horse from his upcoming record due out Nov 2.
Brian Eno – Horse (taken from Small Craft On A Milk Sea) by Warp Records

Robyn tweeted a link to a dance version of her track Indestructible. Listen below.
Indestructible (Edit) by robyn

Fools Gold releases it’s first compilation on October 23, available only at Opening Ceremony. Track listing below.

Fool’s Gold Vol. 1:

01 Treasure Fingers: “Keep Up [ft. Haley Small]”
02 Vega: “No Reasons (Tensnake Remix)”
03 Sammy Bananas: “Move Your Body”
04 Trackademicks: “The Best Stroke”
05 A-Trak: “Ray Ban Vision [ft. CyHi Da Prince]”
06 Kid Sister: “Don’t Stop Movin”
07 Lil B: “Freeze”
08 The Suzan: “Animal” (Miike Snow cover)
09 Flosstradamus: “Cape Town Get Down”
10 LA Riots: “Control Your Tuba”
11 Congorock: “Babylon (Riton Remix)”
12 Kingdom: “Remember [ft. Tiombe Lockhart]”
13 Jokers of the Scene: “Power Slave [ft. vitaminsforyou]”
14 Nacho Lovers: “Zero Time”

Chromeo announce a U.S. tour dates
10-14 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues *
10-30 Chicago, IL – Congress Theater ^
02-03 Boston, MA – House of Blues
02-04 New York, NY – Terminal 5
02-05 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
02-12 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
02-18 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
02-19 Pomona, CA – Fox Theatre

The XX Performed “Crystalised” on Jimmy Kimmel

That is your weekly recap. If you want to know about everything that happened in music this week, check out some great sites like Brooklyn Vegan, Pitchfork or Stereogum

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