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JAWNY connected with AltPress for issue #399. During the 10 Topics conversation, the indie-pop artist talks about his greatest musical strength, his (almost) professional skateboarding career and the most important lessons he has learned so far. GREATEST MUSICAL STRENGTH I genuinely think my greatest musical strength is that I can play every instrument decently. I […]

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“Dance Monkey” — the single by Australian pop musician Tones And I that climbed the charts a couple years ago — seems like the sort of song that no one should ever cover. But MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden has entered the fray, offering up a psychedelic and maudlin take on the memeable track. He shared it on the Time Passage radio show, which airs on the Memphis radio station WYXR. Yesterday during a pledge drive for the station, VanWyngarden promised a “super special prize” if they hit a specific goal. The goal was hit and, lo and behold, that super special prize is a “Dance Monkey” cover. Here it is…

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O and MGMT’s Ben Goldwasser did some of the music for the upcoming Ari Folman-directed animated movie Where Is Anne Frank, which will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this month. A trailer for it has been released ahead of that, as Tecoapple points out, and you can hear some of O and Goldwasser’s new music in it.

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Television is a great way to find new music and rediscover old songs. When artists are featured on TV show soundtracks, they are able to dive into a different medium. This grants them access to a whole new audience. With shows ranging from flirty rom-coms to haunting thrillers and everything in between, there are many […]

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Cola Boyy salutes his home turf of Oxnard in the bouncy new single “Don’t Forget Your Neighborhood,” an Avalanche collaboration that appears on his new album, “Prosthetic Boombox” (out June 18).

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Cola Boyy has released “Kid Born in Space,” his first single for MGMT’s new label — and a video, filmed in Paris, that is rapturously … French.

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Oxnard native Matthew Urango, aka Cola Boyy, had one of the most memorable turns on the Avalanches’ excellent We Will Always Love You last year, simply by greeting Karen Carpenter from across the divide of time and space alongside Mick Jones from the Clash. His new single features another impressive assortment of talent. “Kid Born In Space” features production by Chairlift’s Patrick Wimberly, and MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden makes a guest appearance.

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Scottish alternative bands | New alternative artists from Scotland

Between the likes of Snow Patrol, Biffy Clyro and beyond, Scotland set some solid roots in the ’90s mainstream alternative explosion. Don’t mistake its prominence in the music scene as a thing of the past, though. The country has been churning out new powerhouse bands well into the modern era. Though relatively small compared to other alternative hubs such as the […]

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Though it’s 2021 and there’s new music being put out daily, there are some older alternative songs we can’t part with. In particular, these songs become glorified by TikTok and earn a timeless status in different video trends and viral sensations. With TikTok being the gatekeeper for cool trends, new recipes and now even sea […]

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