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Fun. Drop Video For “Some Nights”
If you’ve listened to fun.’s “Some Nights” LP once or twice, you could have predicted that the band would have another hit or two after the mega-success of “We Are Young.” The title track might just be the one. The video should help. It transports the New York trio into a Civil War battle setting, which works perfectly, with the song's epic harmonies and beat providing a dramatic soundtrack.
How To Dress Well Mixes It Up
In “Live Yourself," Tom Krell, a k a How To Dress Well, has put together a mighty fine mixtape It’s a wide-reaching affair with remixes of The-Dream, “Call Me Maybe” pop tween Carly Rae Jepsen, Dizzee Rascal, a trio of appearances by Janet Jackson and more. Stream the whole thing below.
Stream Bobby Womack's "Bravest Man"
At the end of May, we learned R&B legend Bobby Womack had successfully beaten cancer. This week, he offered his upcoming album "The Bravest Man In The Universe" available for streaming on NPR. With Damon Albarn and XL owner-producer Richard Russell at the helm, Womack truly does sound like a man reborn.
Dntel's Soothing New Sound
Jimmy Tamborello, now known as Dntel, is best known for his work as one-half of the super duo Postal Service; the other half was Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard. But the dude stands up just fine by himself. On his latest Dntel release “Aimlessness,” Tamborello enlists Nite Jewel, Baths and others to weave a sonic web of anxious yet soothing electro-based tracks. Stream the album at Spin.
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