DATE: September 1st, 2016
Swedish indie-pop outfit The Radio Dept. make a welcome return with their second single “Swedish Guns” from their upcoming fourth LP “Running Out Of Love”. The new ten-track record, their first album since the critically acclaimed success of 2010’s “Clinging To A Scheme”, is “about life in Sweden in 2016 moving in the wrong direction: politically, intellectually, morally. It’s about the impatience that turns into anger, hate and ultimately withdrawal and apathy when love for the world and our existence begins to falter.”
The “Running Out Of Love” LP will arrive on October 21st via Sweden’s Labrador Records.
Pre-order it here.
DATE: June 17th, 2015
After a long wait, Swedish indie-pop outfit The Radio Dept. have returned with a new three-track EP called “Occupied”, which follows last year’s one-off track “Death To Fascism”. The EPs title track, a seven-minute dance-friendly pop tune, finds the band in such fine form. “Occupied” is the first single from their forthcoming long-awaited fourth album, the follow-up to 2010’s “Clinging To A Scheme” LP, which is expected to see a release later this year. Blast it above.
The “Occupied” EP is out now in both vinyl and digital formats on Labrador. Get it here.
DATE: November 15th, 2010
Tron: Legacy/Light Cycle Concept Art.
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New Siriusmo single ‘Feromonikon’ will be released as 12inch vinyl and digitally on January 14th 2011. The album can be expected in late February 2011. Preview ‘Feromonikon’ here. Whomp!
Our disco friends Mighty Mouse from London will drop their full length album called ‘Song With No Word’ on December 6th. The first cut ‘Movement 5’ off the album is available as a free download here. Go!
Abbey Road Live Here Now recorded LCD Soundsystem & Hot Chip co-headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. The full show is now available as a limited edition double CD and digitally here. Great stuff!
The Dø unveiled the first song from their forthcoming album, due out in March 2011. You can download the new track ‘Dust It Off’ here for the price of an email.
In case you missed it, watch Twin Shadow performing an acoustic version of his song ‘Slow’ here. Yes, it dosen’t get any better than this!
Dummy Mix: The Museum of Bella Artes made a lovely mixtape of what’s in their playlists right now. Listen/download here. No tracklist yet, damn it!
Download a new track, ‘The Dark End of the Street’, by Aloe Blacc & The Grand Schemehere. The song is taken from Carhartt’s soul comp of the same name.
Into The Cosmos: What happens to all the old vinyl people used to play? Find out here.This is amazing!
As you may already know, Cut Copy’s new album ‘Zonoscope” is coming out on February. Until then, see the 2nd installment of the making of the record documentary, ‘Skies of The Milk Ape’ here.
The Radio Dept. will release a double-disc collection called ‘Passive Aggressive: Singles 2002-2010’ early next year on Labrador. Until then, grab Pistol Disco’s ‘Never Swallow Fruit’ dub of ‘Never Follow Suit’ from the ‘Never Follow Suit’ EP here.
‘At Swim Two Birds’: Planet Music’s power duo The Glass debut album this week. You can stream the album ‘At Swim Two Birds’ in full here.
Moooore birds. In case you missed it, watch the new video video for Ratatat’s single ‘Neckbrace’ below. Directed by E*Vax. Yes, they love birds!
DATE: October 1st, 2010
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Moullinex made a great bittersweet mixtape to enter Autumn. With brand new tracks from him (as Moullinex and as COUNT JACKULA), along with new unreleased/super fresh gems from Glimmers, Lorenz Rhode, Black Van, Tensnake and more. So, here’s ‘Club Lonely’. To love and hate, cry and laugh. Listen/download here.
Listen: Penguin Prison’s new amazing single, ‘Golden Train’, (out 22/11) here.
A Swedish Love Story: Lo-Fi-Fnk remixes The Radio Dept. Grab the remix of ‘Heaven’s On Fire’ here.
Crystal Fighters’ debut album, ‘Star Of Love’ is available for streaming here until the end of the week. Take a listen!
It’s a wonderful life: Kylie cover Hurts. Watch it here.
WhoMadeWho are giving away the new “charity”-song called “Left Hand of the Boxer”. The song is written and recorded with Burma group Generation Wave. Video is by Me and Anton. Watch/download here.
Melbourne’s Crayon Fields are offering the 4-track EP, ‘Make Peace With Love’, as a FREE download. The EP includes ‘How Loved You Are’ (a b-side from the ‘Mirror Ball’ single), a live version of ‘Graceless’, the brilliant Dan Block remix of ‘All The Pleasures of the World’, and a Roxette cover! Download it here.
To celebrate their release of ‘The Rawkers’ EP on Ed Banger, Cassius are giving away a minimix called ‘Boombassindeehouse’. Get it here here. <3 U SO!
Nightdrive with Anoraak. Download his nice mixtape for Brain Magazine here.
DFA will reissue the long out-of-print 12” single from Justine and the Victorian Punks on November 9th (vinyl/digital). The twelve-inch, orginally released in 1979, includes two tracks, ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ and ‘Still You’. More here.
The Making of the 3rd Cut Copy Album: Here’s the first full instalment of the film by Krozm documenting the making of Cut Copy’s third album, due out in January 2011. Watch it below:
DATE: September 17th, 2010
[Fever Ray photo by Jörgen Ringstrand]
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Stream the entire new Shit Robot debut album, ‘From the Cradle to the Rave’, here. Beware, it’s killer stuff!
The Radio Dept. recorded a new distinct political song, ‘The New Improved Hypocrisy, just in time for Swedish elections. Grab it here
Fever Ray made a mixtape with her current favourite tunes for Dazed Digital. Click here and listen.
Download five tracks from Trent Reznor’s ‘Social Network’ score here.
Daft Punk’s Tron Legacy soundtrack now have an official website.
Do U Like Night Bus? Then make sure to download CFCF’s new mixtape here. Enjoy the ride!
Download Joakim’s Live mix for Mix Up on Triple J here. Great set!
Matt and Kim’s new album ‘Sidewalks’ now has a cover and a tracklist. Check it out here.
After the tragic death of lead singer Charles Haddon, Où Est Le Swimming Pool released a video for their new single, ‘The Key’, which was filmed during their last performance at Pukklepop in Belgium on 20th August 2010. RIP Charles.
Preview Rory Phillips’ new remix of Crystal Castles’ ‘Baptism’. Oops, it’s only 2 min preview. Rory, give us some more…
DATE: February 25th, 2010
“Never Follow Suit” is our favorite track from ‘Clinging to a Scheme’, the upcoming third album by The Radio Dept. The band (named after a gas-station-turned-radio-repair-shop called “Radioavdelningen”) captures stiff synth beats, mixed with beautiful guitar melodies and synth keyboards wrapped up in its low-fi glory. Feels good. We always follow The Radio Dept…
DATE: January 18th, 2010
CATEGORIES: mpFree, News
The wait is OVER. The Radio Dept.’s long-awaited new album “Clinging To A Scheme” will finally hit the stores on April 21st via Labrador Records. The track “This Time Around” will be the first single. Until then, check out the tracklisting and listen one of the new songs.
01. Domestic Scene 02. Heaven’s On Fire 03. This Time Around 04. Never Follow Suit 05. A Token Of Gratitude 06. The Video Dept. 07. Memory Loss 08. David 09. Four Months In The Shade 10. You Stopped Making Sense
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