1. LIVE TONIGHT! Watch Alt-J perform songs from This Is All Yours at lprnyc, starting at 9 p.m. ET. 
Photo: Gabriel Green

    LIVE TONIGHT! Watch Alt-J perform songs from This Is All Yours at lprnyc, starting at 9 p.m. ET. 

    Photo: Gabriel Green

  2. Tricky still has a brooding, searching spirit and a cinematic sense of atmosphere.
Stream Adrian Thaws from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Tricky still has a brooding, searching spirit and a cinematic sense of atmosphere.

    Stream Adrian Thaws from NPR Music’s First Listen

  3. The new book The History of Rock N Roll in Ten Songs is missing everything you would expect.

    Photo: Rob Verhorst/Redferns

  4. Justin Townes Earle's latest songs offer a new angle on the mercurial nature of infatuation.
Stream Single Mothers from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Justin Townes Earle's latest songs offer a new angle on the mercurial nature of infatuation.

    Stream Single Mothers from NPR Music’s First Listen

  5. Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of August 

  6. Watch the restorations video for “Separate Songs,” the first single from LP3, a lush, bottom-heavy rock album with a bleeding heart way out front.

    Watch the restorations video for “Separate Songs,” the first single from LP3, a lush, bottom-heavy rock album with a bleeding heart way out front.

  7. This is the sound of a genius who’s recently relearned what it’s like to walk on steady footing.
Stream Ryan Adams’ self-titled album from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    This is the sound of a genius who’s recently relearned what it’s like to walk on steady footing.

    Stream Ryan Adams’ self-titled album from NPR Music’s First Listen

  8. Robert Plant's 10th solo album lovingly creates new constructs from floating shards of the musical past.
Stream lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Robert Plant's 10th solo album lovingly creates new constructs from floating shards of the musical past.

    Stream lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar from NPR Music’s First Listen

  9. soundcheckradio:

    Hear “Happy Idiot,” a brand new track from TV On The Radio’s forthcoming record Seeds (out Nov. 18 via Harvest Records).

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    via Cosmo Magazine

    "I also don’t want you to come in wearing wrinkled pants and a sloppy shirt."

    But once you get the job… [Looks down at ratty Hopesfall t-shirt, black jeans, scuffed boots] —Lars