Morning Music Notes – And I Don’t Wanna Miss a Gangnam Style

Recently signed to Sub Pop, UK band Thumpers have a video for new single Sound of Screams (which is the sound my dates often end in). The band are currently touring with PHM favourites CHVRCHES, and you can download a cover of a CHVRCHES song if you’re within 50 miles of one of the shows. Otherwise, you remote, small town fans are fucked over once again.

Thumpers - Sound of Screams - YouTube screen cap
Sound of Screams is out October 28 – but Pete, how does it sound? Well, click the play button below to find out, or I can tell you it features layered vocals (like previous song Unkinder (A Tougher Love)) and some nice bits of percussion. So yeah, click the play button.

Thumpers – Sound of Screams

Morning Music Notes

Vinyl sales of LPs in the UK have hit a 10 year high. Who is to blame thank? Daft Punk and Arctic Monkeys (via NME)

A Tribe Called Quest are opening a few shows for Kanye West on his Yeezus tour. And then? Nothing – they will be the band’s final shows. Like, ever. (via Gigwise)

I don’t know the financials behind Broadway Musicals (okay, I’m lying – it’s my university major), but a billion is always an impressive number. The Lion King became Broadway’s first billion dollar musical. Like, ever (via Billboard)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor landed a sweet opening spot on Nine Inch Nails’ arena tour. They have also announced that they will be playing shows in Montreal on January 18/19, and will play some co-headlining shows with Neurosis. (via Exclaim)

Finally, music fans are getting what they want: A Steven Tyler collaboration with Psy. (via Billboard)

One last piece of news, and once again, it’s another Arcade Fire teaser trailer. This clip is called The Other Side. Reflektor is out on October 29, and the band will appear on the Colbert report on Monday. (via Exclaim)

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