Archive for October, 2012


Local Natives have released the first single from their upcoming album Hummingbird out January 29th. The song is called “Breakers” and definitely has a much fuller sound than their last album Gorilla Manor. This might have something to do with the fact that their tour mates have been Arcade Fire and The National. The chorus of the song gives the song a great boost and shot of energy. I can’t wait to hear what else the new album has in store.

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Ben Gibbard has made his upcoming solo album Former Lives available to listen to in its entirety on YouTube. The album isn’t officially released until next week but you can check it out here and get the track listing below.

01 Shepherd’s Bush Lullaby
02 Dream Song
03 Teardrop Windows
04 Bigger Than Love
05 Lily
06 Something’s Rattling (Cowpoke)
07 Duncan, Where Have You Gone?
08 Oh, Woe
09 A Hard One to Know
10 Lady Adelaide
11 Broken Yolk in Western Sky
12 I’m Building a Fire

Arcade Fire performed a new song called “Crucified Again” in New York on Thursday. There were reports that the band had performed this song earlier this year in Haiti but this is the first video of the song being performed. Check it out below and see what you think!