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iTunes top Blues selections this week.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds released "Come On Outside," the latest song from their upcoming EP, Blue Moon Rising. If this is sounding a little like vintage Oasis, it possibly could have been. The song goes back to Oasis' sessions for the 2008 record, Dig Out Your Soul, which was the last album…
Author: Emily Tan
Posted: February 28, 2020, 4:49 pm
No respectable debate over the greatest bands from the 1990s would be complete without at least some discussion about the contributions of New York post-hardcore primogenitors Quicksand—one of the more influential groups casual music fans have never heard of. Though they only released two full-length records in that decade and wouldn’t release their third LP…
Author: Chris Harris
Posted: February 28, 2020, 4:09 pm
Vampire Weekend's Father of the Bride was have released last May, but the band made three bonus tracks from the Japanese edition of the record available to masses -- an original song, a cover and one track that features actor Jude Law. "Houston Dubai" is the original tune and contains all the reasons why…
Author: Emily Tan
Posted: February 28, 2020, 3:38 pm
Add Green Day to the growing list of bands postponing their Asian tour dates. The veteran punk band announced in a statement that they'd be moving their upcoming Asian tour due concerns about the coronavirus. "We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we’ll…
Author: SPIN Staff
Posted: February 28, 2020, 5:16 am
Leave it to Lady Gaga to bring on the full drama in order to release her new music. Throughout the week, she has dropping teasers on social media about her new song, "Stupid Love," including a 15-second preview of what the video looks like. If you're into old school sci-fi movies with a…
Author: Emily Tan
Posted: February 28, 2020, 5:02 am
The last time Kings of Leon released music, the world was a much different place. It's been four years since WALLS, the band's seventh studio effort, was released. However, on Thursday afternoon, Kings of Leon's Instagram account added three new images. Usually, this wouldn't be noteworthy, however, with only 16 posts, the new triptych makes up…
Author: SPIN Staff
Posted: February 27, 2020, 11:45 pm
It's a nice day to start your car again. Billy Idol has been selected as the face of New York City's anti-idling campaign. Yep, the Idol himself is against you (and other motorists) leaving their cars, trucks or whatever else idling. According to the campaign's website, apparently idling in NYC has…
Author: Daniel Kohn
Posted: February 27, 2020, 6:51 pm
Last week, it was announced that Songs of Australia, a compilation album featuring covers of Australian artists to benefit victims of the Australian wildfires would be released. The first song to emerge from that collection is The National's cover of INXS' "Never Tear Us Apart." It's a much more tender version as compared to…
Author: SPIN Staff
Posted: February 27, 2020, 4:53 pm
After all the hype they've been posting on social media this week, Gorillaz have finally shared the second episode of Song Machine. "Désolé," which is French for "sorry," an uplifting love song that's been sung in three languages -- English, French and Bambara. The track features Grammy-nominated Malian artist Fatoumata Diawara. …
Author: Emily Tan
Posted: February 27, 2020, 4:10 pm
Instagram filters aren't anything new. But when you replace your face with Stephen Malkmus', then it the social media trend just got taken up a level. His latest video for "Shadowbanned" plays with one of the social media platform's favorite activities and transforms his face into a filter. And what makes…
Author: Emily Tan
Posted: February 27, 2020, 3:53 pm