NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: September 13th New Music Releases

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Pixies Share New Video for “Catfish Kate”, New Album Incoming

L-R: Joey Santiago, Paz Lenchantin, David Lovering, Black Francis

Pixies will release their new studio album, Beneath The Eyrie, due out September 13 (BMG). The band has been updating fans all summer with podcasts, social media updates and other content on their progress. Check out their new animated video ‘Catfish Kate’. The clip was created by the UK/European-based Krank! Collective who also produced the animated video for Pixies’ ‘Tenement Song’ from 2016’s Head Carrier. Krank!’s Neirin Best and Lianne Pierce created the “Catfish Kate” video using a variety of handmade and digital animation techniques, including old school light box, painted animation, rotoscoping and digital compositing. Continue reading

Pixies Stream A New Single “On Graveyard Hill”, New Album Due Out Next Fall

L-R: Joey Santiago, Paz Lenchantin, David Lovering, Black Francis

Alternative Rock legends Pixies have shared a new single, “On Graveyard Hill”, the first new music from their upcoming new album. Beneath the Eyrie will release in September 13th via Infectious/BMG Records. Infectious is the new label from the band. Stream the new song now.

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The Cure Books Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, Chelsea Wolfe and More For Pasadena Daydream Festival

As we previously reported, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers  The Cure are celebrating forty years as a band in 2019. In addition to tours and other festivities, the band has created their own one-day festival. Now we can reveal that The Cure’s “Pasadena Daydream” one-day festival will take place on August 31st and features a hand-picked selection of bands curated by Robert Smith personally. In addition to The Cure headlining, Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, Chelsea Wolfe, The Twilight Sad, The Joy Formidable, and Emma Ruth Rundle will all appear. Tickets to the Pasadena Daydream go on sale May 17th at 12:00 p.m. PST via the festival’s website at the link below. They’re also releasing a new album, an appearance at the famed Sydney Opera house where they will perform Disintegration in full, two new films about the band, and also scheduled to headline Austin City Limits in October. Further US tour dates are expected in 2020.

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Mantra – Dreamland

The latest in the long line of Alternative Rockers are Mantra, a British trio who formed three years ago. This year sees the release of their debut album Dreamland (Dine Alone Records), produced by Tom Dalgety whose body of work ranges from Ghost and Opeth to The Pixies and Royal Blood – with the latter two providing the inspiration here. Continue reading