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Aldous Harding Brings Powerful, Austere Pop to Mohawk Monday 6/19

Last month, rising artist Aldous Harding released her sophomore album, Party, which has already garnered high praise from a variety of outlets. Emphasizing an austere, hushed vocal style and restrained, minimal arrangements, Harding’s gothic pop…

Ariel Pink’s New Single “Black Ballerina”

As the days go by, Ariel Pink’s boldness grows and his confidence in trolling expands. He recently caused a stir with his public comments about Madonna, Grimes, and misogyny in general, but let’s focus on…

Watch the Trailer for Scott Walker and Sun O)))’s Collaborative Album

I’m not sure that there will be a time when we can remember the fact that Scott Walker and Sun O))) once worked together on an album, because it’s likely upon the release of…

Album Review: The National – Trouble Will Find Me

The National’s High Violet was a near perfect assemblage of songs that utilized a distinct and arresting sonic palette of instrumentation that simultaneously sounded enormous while nearly vanishing into the darkness from whence it came….

The National Shares Another New Track “Don’t Swallow the Cap”

After just releasing one song, “Demons,” from their forthcoming album Trouble Will Find Me, somber indie-rock outfit The National have released a second new track, “Don’t Swallow the Cap.” The song features elegant piano…

The National Releases New Single “Demons”

The National previously announced the release of Trouble Will Find Me and shared artwork from the album. Now, the band has released the album’s first single, “Demons.” Hinged on singer Matt Berninger’s bass vocals,…

The National Release Album Tracklist and Artwork for Trouble Will Find Me

On May 20th/21st, The National will release their new album Trouble Will Find Me through 4AD. After a series of widely praised records, the most recent being 2010’s High Violet, the band has become one of…

The Best Albums of 2012

Welcome to Pop Press International’s list of the best albums of 2012. There are a few things we have to confess to you before you read further. Let’s cut right to the chase….

Indians Release “Cakelakers,” play CMJ

Since we last posted about Indians’ 4AD Session, they’ve finished up their debut album Somewhere Else , due out January 29. The group will also be playing CMJ this weekend in New York…

New Scott Walker Album: Bish Bosch

4AD has just announced a new Scott Walker album, the follow up to 2009’s The Drift, will be released on December 4th. According to a press release, Bish Bosch is “a tauter but…

4AD Signs Indians

4AD has just announced they’ve signed Copenhagen-based Søren Løkke Juul (aka Indians). To mark the occasion the label has also released a new installment in the 4AD Session series. In the video the…

New Track: “Apples” – Efterklang

The details surrounding Efterklang’s new album Piramida are too complex and awesome to summarize again. Find out more about the album here. They’ve released a new song from that forthcoming album. “Apples” is…

Album Review: Twin Shadow – Confess

Through all of the promotional material surrounding Confess, the second full-length release by Twin Shadow, it isn’t hard to imagine George Lewis Jr. as a modern day Ponyboy Curtis. Donning a worn-out leather…

Denmark’s Efterklang Announces New Album and Video Teaser

Copenhagen’s experimental indie rock group Efterklang has announced the release a new full-length, Piramida, to be issued on the 4AD imprint on September 25th. Surrounding the album’s release, the group has already undertaken…

Twin Shadow to Premiere New Video in Times Square

If you live in New York City or plan on visiting soon, make sure to catch Twin Shadow on June 18 in Times Square. The video for “Five Seconds”, the first single from…

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