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WATCH // Julianna Barwick Releases Intimate Performance at Judson Church, Announces West Coast Headlining Tour Dates

As Julianna Barwick continues her dates on tour with Sigur Ros, we deliver up two bits of exciting news.

First, Julianna has premiered a truly beautiful live video of her song “Crystal Lake” via Filter today. Directed by Derrick Belcham and filmed by Belcham and E Lee Smith, the video shows Julianna at her album release show performance at The Judson Church in New York City. Her expanded live setup includes guitarist Scott Bell, special guests violist Rose Nelis, and vocalists Sharon Van Etten, Kate McGuire, Taraka and Nimai Larson (Prince Rama). Watch the nuanced and ethereal performance above or on our YouTube channel here.

Click read more for newly announced West Coast tour dates and info on how to get a hold of Julianna’s recently released album, Nepenthe.

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RELEASE // Phosphorescent Announces Deluxe Version of Muchacho, Stream “Terror In The Canyons” Live At St. Pancras

Phosphorescent has spent the last few months hitting venues and blowing away crowds in North America and abroad. Now the band announces something more for fans to hear. We are excited to release Muchacho De Lujo, the deluxe edition of Phosphorescent‘s renowned 2013 album, Muchcacho.

The deluxe album, out on October 29th digitally and on CD, features bonus material from an intimate pre-release live show recorded at St. Pancras Church in London. The set, performed with Matthew Houck on guitar and Jo Schorrnikow on piano, features Muchacho’s “Song for Zula,” Pride’s “Wolves,” and a cover of Waylon Jennings’ “Storms Never Last.”

Today you can stream De Lujo’s “Terror In the Canyons,” performed live in London at St. Pancras Church. Listen to the track above, on our YouTube channel, or on our Soundcloud.

Click read more for deluxe album track listings, a link to hear Phosphorescent live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic program today, and links to tickets for dates through the end of 2013.

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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Destroyer ‘Five Spanish Songs’ EP Out 12/2, Solo Acoustic European Tour In December

We are excited to announce that Destroyer will release Five Spanish Songs EP on December 2nd through Dead Oceans in the UK and Europe, a followup to 2011′s Kaputt. The EP, consists of songs written by Spanish musician Antonio Luque of the band Sr. Chinarro.

Read more for info on the album including Bejar’s thoughts and info about a special UK/EU solo acoustic tour by Bejar in December after the album release.
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WATCH // Julianna Barwick Releases First Of Two Takeaway Sessions For La Blogotheque, On Tour Now With Sigur Ros

We are excited to now release Julianna Barwick‘s first of two La Blogotheque Takeaway sessions. For this first session recorded at ├×ingvellir National Park in Iceland and filmed by Derrick Belcham, Julianna performs “The Harbinger” off her new album, Nepenthe. Watch the serene visual that accompanies Julianna’s already effortlessly beautiful performance HERE on La Blogotheque‘s site or ABOVE.

Read more to read Julianna speak on the video, links to buy her new album Nepenthe, and links to tour dates with Sigur Ros.
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ALBUM RELEASE // Califone’s ‘Stitches’ Out Today, Touring Through October

After playing a fantastic Labor Day in-store at Nashville‘s iconic record store Grimey’s yesterday, Califone‘s new album, Stitches, is finally out today in stores and online!

Stitches is the band’s 7th album, a followup to 2009′s All My Friends Are Funeral Singers, and the band’s first completely made outside Chicago. Califone’s Tim Rutili explains that the writing and recording began in Southern California and then finished the album in Arizona and Texas saying “those dry landscapes and beaches and hills and shopping malls all made it into the music”. Enchanting, complex, and emotionally driven songs will satisfy diehard fans while bringing new fans to Califone’s established sound and storied history.

You can get Stitches on iTunes, Amazon, your local record store, and from SC Distribution.

Read more below for buy links, early reviews, and upcoming Living Room Show tour dates and dates with Richard Buckner.
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