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Angel Olsen – “Fly On Your Wall”

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Our First 100 Days is a new subscription compilation that will release one new song each day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. The program starts today with a new Angel Olsen track. It’s called “Fly on Your Wall.” Hear it below:

 

Slowdive- ” Star Roving”

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Slowdive first new track in 22 years time. It’s called “Star Roving”—their first new song in the 22 years, following their last album, 1995’s Pygmalion. The band has now signed with “Dead Oceans” and been working on a bunch of songs.Listen to it below:

 

David Bowie – “No Plan”

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To honor what would have been his 70th birthday, a new David Bowie EP and video has been released. The post-humous No Plan EP features the previously released “Lazarus,” which debuted on Bowie’s final 2016 album Blackstar and is featured in the acclaimed musical of the same name. Listen in here:

 

Jens Lekman – “What’s the Perfume that You Wear?”

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Swede songwriter Jens Lekman has announced Life Will See You Now, his first new record since 2012’s I Know What Love Isn’t. It’s out February 17 via Secretly Canadian. The announcement is accompanied by lead single “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?,” which originally appeared on the 2014 WWJD mixtape.

Life Will See You Now:

1. To Know Your Mission
2. Evening Prayer
3. Hotwire The Ferris Wheel
4. What’s That Perfume That You Wear?
5. Our First Fight
6. Wedding in Finistère
7. How We Met, The Long Version
8. How Can I Tell Him
9. Postcard #17
10. Dandelion Seed

Listen in here:

 

The Raveonettes – “Pendejo”

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   Danish indie rock duo the Raveonettes delivered a surprise album called Pe’ahi back in 2014, but they were also mixing up their release format once again with a new set of songs dubbed an “anti-album” during the past 2016.

   You can follow their “Rave-of-the-Month” playlist over here where a new song was added each month, being the last “Pendejo”. You can listen in here:

 

Kate Bush – “And Dream of Sheep”

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“And Dream of Sheep” is one of the tracks that form the new album published by Kate Bush, using recordings from her residency at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in 2014. Her new triple album Before the Dawn will be available from November 25. The album is split into three “acts”, following the structure of her concerts: first, a seven-song run of her greatest hits, followed by a selection from her influential 1985 album Hounds of Love, concluding with a selection from her 2005 album Aerial. The third section also includes a new song, Tawny Moon, performed by the singer’s son Bertie McIntosh.

A Certain Ratio – 4 track sampler

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As a key component of Manchester’s post-punk scene from the late 1970s, A Certain Ratio built up an extensive back catalogue and legacy with the band shifting through various members across its career, with its core line-up consisting of Jeremy Kerr, Martin Moscrop and Donald Johnson. Now, Mute has announced a partnership with the band to look after their catalogue for recordings and publishing for the next two years starting February 2017. The releases will continue with box sets, vinyl and special cassette releases that will include B-sides as well as unreleased tracks and rarities.