It’s the holidays and there is no shortage of new releases. This week, Sam Smith sings you one of the saddest Christmas songs ever recorded, there’s a brand new Black Box Session from The Hold Steady, you can take a listen to James Blake’s new EP, and so much more.
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Coldplay has recorded a brand new track for the forthcoming film Unbroken. It’s a soft ballad with a generous amount of bass.
The Hold Steady helped The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern celebrate their 67th birthday this week by playing four straight shows. That’s a big band to be playing such a small venue, right? Don’t worry, they’re used to it. Watch what they did in our very tiny room called the Collective Arts Black Box below:
The UK’s soft voiced sensation Sam Smith took a sad Christmas tune and made it even more depressing. There’s no denying this guy can sing.
You’ll want to save this one to watch for when you’re at home. Here’s Run The Jewels‘ new NSFW video is for “Oh My Darling” from their very well-received record, RTJ2.
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood reworked an unreleased song called “Spooks” that the band only ever played live. The track will be a part of the upcoming movie Inherent Vice and you can listen to it below:
Frank Ocean has finally dished out a new song after a lengthy two year wait since his Grammy award-winning record, Channel Orange. Listen to “Memrise” below:
Belle and Sebastian have given us a taste of their forthcoming record Girls In Peace Time Want to Dance in the form of a new video for “Nobody’s Empire”. Check it out below:
Want to hear Spoon like you’ve never heard them before? Check out the remix that Tycho did of “Inside Out”.
James Blake lets you try before you buy. His 16 minute long EP 200 Press, can be streamed below: