February 4, 2013

Weekend Round-Up For February 2-3, 2013

Hello hello! Hope you all had a restful weekend! This is your daily fix of all of the important news to come out the wonderful world of music over the weekend. Let’s get to it!

In case you haven’t heard, My Bloody Valentine have released a new album! m b v marks their first new record in approximately 22 years. So far it has garnered an incredible response from fans and critics alike. You can find it at just about any music blog on the internet, but you can check out this link to Stereogum to learn more and also to download the MP3s. Go! Go now! You will not regret it.

Consequence of Sound has released a fascinating feature about the year 1991 (the year the last My Bloody Valentine record was released), and what happened during that time. It’s pretty crazy stuff. Check it out by following the link back to their site.

Drake has released a new track from his as-of-yet untitled new record. Listen to “Started From The Bottom” over at Stereogum.

If you haven’t heard already, Beyonce performed at the Super Bowl. And I won’t say much, as much has already been said about this, but let’s just say I’m now a believer. Check it out here at Stereogum.

Another day, another new Ryan Hemsworth release! Check out this massively talented producer and his new mix, “Lucky Me/Rinse FM” over at Oh So Fresh.

Frank Ocean has reportedly dropped the charges against Chris Brown for alleged assault. More on this story at The Line of Best Fit.

In some of the strangest but most awesome news of the day, David Fincher has been pegged to direct the new Justin Timberlake must video for “Suit & Tie.”

Vampire Weekend has revealed the title of their new album. They used a unique and interesting method to release the information, by taking out a low-profile advertisement in the New York Times classified section. The record, which had previously been speculated with the title Lemon Sounds will now be titled Modern Vampires of the City and will be released on May 7th, 2013. Follow the link to The Line of Best Fit to read more about this band and their unique methods, as well as some more information about the upcoming record itself.

Fall Out Boy have reunited, and they have also released a new single to honor the occasion. They also booked a bunch of 2013 tour dates! Listen to “Save Rock and Roll,” and look out for your city on the list of tour dates over at Consequnce of Sound.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day!  Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? As always, you can contact me through email at [email protected], or through Twitter @robincopple1. And check out my other articles here. If you like I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

Stay safe you guys! I love you all.

Image Credit: Ben Liebenberg / NFL

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