The Listening Post #22

What we’ve had on the office stereo this week…
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Menomena
‘TAOS’
Some really great news that we heard this week is that Portland’s awesome Menomena will be releasing a new album this autumn, which you can check out via this oddball-friendly, enlightenment-light trailer. Here’s the blues-soaked ‘TAOS’ and its accompanying wrestling-centric video – off their fourth album Mines – to celebrate.

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Fugazi
‘Full Disclosure’
This week, a road trip during which we had just a copy of Fugazi‘s near-flawless The Argument on the stereo spurred us into hours and hours of ‘state of the music industry’ discussions. It was an absolute dream.

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Flock Of Dimes
‘Replica’
Flock Of Dimes is one of apparently quite a few side-projects by the endlessly talented Jen Wasner of Baltimore indie stars Wye Oak. On this self-proclaimed tribute to the pop perfection of Robyn, she is in full heartstring-bothering synth-pop mode, and it’s stunning.

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Dinosaur Jr
‘I Want You To Know’
Inspired by the second bit of exciting new release news we received this week, here’s the stoner-friendly scuzz of ‘I Want You To Know’ from Dinosaur Jr‘s last album Farm. The band will be releasing their tenth album – the sixth with their original lineup – this September. Yesss!

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