Purity Ring - Shrines [Album Stream]
Since they signed with 4AD earlier in the year, Purity Ring have slowly been teasing us with tracks from their debut album Shrines, which has caused a pressure cooker of hype in anticipation of its release. Thankfully the hype is justified, and if you don't believe us, have a listen below courtesy of NPR.
The album is officially released on July 23rd.
London's S.C.U.M. has a debut full-length due out on Mute Records this September. To tide us over until then, the band has enlisted Purity Ring to remix album cut 'Summon the Sound. S.C.U.M.'s original version of the song is a dark, wailing, psychedelic-tinged post-punk scorcher. Purity Ring's remix maintains much of the original's angst in it's treatment of the vocals and ominous tom-tom driven change-up halfway through, but they also add some tropically inflected keyb... (continued) [read more]
New Music Roundup // Feat. Explosions In The Sky, Purity Ring, Gunning For Tamar, Tall Ships, Crystal Stilts, Alela Diane & Marques Toliver
Explosions In The Sky will release their new album, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, on May 18th through Bella Union. 'Trembling Hands' is the first track to be taken from the album and is 100% lovely. The wonderful Tall Ships have announced they'll be releasing their new single, 'Plate Tectonics', via Big Scary Monsters on April 4th. They're also set to play the following shows: London Shows 12.04 - Huw Stephens presents @ The Social, London 16.04 - Recor... (continued) [read more]
We're not sure how official this video is but it's damn good. It was created by David Dean Burkhart (and friends), who recently put together some cool stuff for Grimes and Purity Ring. [read more]