It’s bound to be a great Friday, because the Crystal Fairy record is available to stream in full. In the latest AQ Podcast I went off on how much I love this new project, featuring members of the Melvins (Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover), At The Drive-In (Omar Rodriguez-Lopez) and Le Butcherettes (Teri Gender Bender).
On with today’s headlines…
- Watch Nigel Godrich’s clip of Radiohead in the studio, working on Ful Stop together during the Moon Shaped Pool sessions.
- Watch the teaser for the first new album from Roger Waters in a quarter century, called Is This The Life We Really Want?
- The Kills have a new video for Whirling Eye, which offers up a VR experience at the roller disco, junkyard and beyond.
- Listen to the new Future album, with no features or collaborators.
- Google’s AI Duet lets you make music with a virtual pianist.
- Twice as many bands, a drive-in theater… Glastonbury is getting ridiculously enormous.
- Here are the winners from the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards ceremony last night.
- Karen Elson, the singer/songwriter mother to Jack White’s children, has a new album called Double Roses arriving in April. Listen to new single Call Your Name, which was co-produced by White’s former nemesis Patrick Carney.
- Cee-Lo might be dressing like the robot in Buck Rogers now, but he’s still the dude who not-too-long-ago was insisting rape isn’t rape if someone’s unconscious. Fuck this swine.
- Iggy Pop, Bad Religion + more on the bill for Punk Rock Bowling.
- David Bowie documentary The Last Five Years arrives on HBO.
- Deftones are fans of this fan-made video for Hearts/Wires, and if you’re into birds you will be too.
- “Britney Spears oozes positivity” as she ages like the nazi at the end of Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade.
- I’m not giving up on Sturgill Simpson just yet. He looks like a pissed off waiter, but he writes some damn good songs that kick the hillbilly shit out of most country. Watch his new anti-Trump video for All Around You.
Keep up with new music on the Firecloud’s Fresh Blood playlist on Spotify, updated damn near every day.
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