Michael Stipe – “Your Capricious Soul” [Video]
Oct07

Michael Stipe – “Your Capricious Soul” [Video]

Michael Stipe hasn’t released any music since his band R.E.M. broke up in 2011. That is an incredibly long time for such a career artist so the debut of “Your Capricious Soul” is special. The track actually surfaced several months ago when Stipe performed it and “Drive To The Ocean” opening for Patti Smith. The rumor is he has other tracks ready to go for a full solo album so let’s hope this is the launch party!...

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The Muffs – “Sad Tomorrow” [Video]
Oct03

The Muffs – “Sad Tomorrow” [Video]

TFN was sad to hear about the passing of The Muffs lead singer Kim Shattuck last night. She had been battling ALS for the last two years. Kim was 56. The Muffs put out several fantastic records over the years and Kim could absolutely wail! This video for “Sad Tomorrow” is one of TFN favorites so play it as loud as your player can go! As with other artists, Kim’s music will live on and The Muffs actually have a new...

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Dry Cleaning – “Viking Hair” [Video]
Oct01

Dry Cleaning – “Viking Hair” [Video]

UK quartet Dry Cleaning have shared the second single off their forthcoming EP “Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks”(their second EP in just over 4 months), entitled “Viking Hair.” Trademark repetitive, melodic guitar motifs ring out over an energized rhythm section that builds to a gradual crescendo. Lyrically, “Viking Hair” is inspired by romantic ideas about someone you’re attracted to but don’t know...

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Kiwi Jr. – “Salary Man” [Video]
Sep30

Kiwi Jr. – “Salary Man” [Video]

Toronto’s Kiwi Jr. have announced a worldwide release of their debut album Football Money, via Persona Non Grata Records. Football Money will come out worldwide on January 17th, 2020, following the March 2019 Canadian release on Mint Records. The band has shared the video for their single “Salary Man.” A virtual explosion of power-pop, the track, like the full LP, was engineered by Aaron Goldstein, and mixed by Holy Fuck’s...

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Gong Gong Gong – “Ride Your Horse 騎你的馬” [Video]
Sep26

Gong Gong Gong – “Ride Your Horse 騎你的馬” [Video]

Described by the band’s bassist Joshua Frank as “a complete statement about what Gong Gong Gong is as a band,” ‘Ride Your Horse’ travels on a mesmeric groove that evolves in unexpected ways across its sections, which were inspired, as guitarist/vocalist Tom Ng explains, by classical Chinese structures: “Playing this song, I feel like I’m the last Cantonese cowboy in the galaxy,” says Ng....

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Wilco – “Everyone Hides” [Video]
Sep25

Wilco – “Everyone Hides” [Video]

Wilco present a new video/single, “Everyone Hides,” from their forthcoming album, Ode to Joy, due October 4th via dBpm Records. Capping off two months of forthcoming touring through the east and midwest United States, Wilco announce the return of Winterlude — the band’s popular hometown holiday residency, this year at the Chicago Theatre — preceded by three shows at St. Paul’s Palace Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 20th...

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