NEW NOISE @ RADIO KAJW this Friday Jan 31st 3pm PST

Today FRIDAY January 31st 3pm PST

NEW NOISE w/ Alexander Laurence (The Portable Infinite) 

This coming Friday at 3pm Pacific Time, the debut of Alexander Laurence’s cutting edge 1-hour radio show, New Noise will broadcast on RadioKAJW on Live365.

January 31st, Friday at 3pm PST. 

And it will repeat throughout the weekend every sixth hour.

Feb 1st Sat 3pm
Feb 1st Sat 9pm
Feb 2nd Sun 3am
Feb 2nd Sun 9am for rebroadcast PST


RADIO KAJW Twitter: https://twitter.com/ radiokajw

PLAYLIST NEW NOISE 2020 SHOW #1 Jan 31st 2020
White Fence "Fog City"
The Coathangers "Hey Buddy"
Chromatics "You're No Good"
Cigarettes After Sex "Heavenly"
Ty Segall "Taste"
Clairo "Sofia"
Ladytron "Deadzone"

Fontaines DC "Too Real"
Cate Le Bon "Daylight Matters"
Comet Is Coming "Summon The Fire"
Floating Points "Last Bloom"
Weyes Blood "Andromeda"
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard "Organ Farmer"
Amyl and The Sniffers "Some Mutts"
Wire "Primed and Ready"

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The Garden Announce European Tour & Drop Teaser Video

'Dumpster' Teaser feat. ‘Lowrider Slug’ – Watch Teaser
The Garden (Wyatt and Fletcher Shears) recently announced the release of their fourth studio album Kiss My Super Bowl Ring, out via Epitaph on March 13th. Though primarily self-produced, the album includes tracks co-produced by Dylan Brady, and Wharfwhit, along with tracks featuring Khalif Jones (aka Le1f,) Carrot Top and Ariel Pink, who guests on the brain-melting ‘Lowrider Slug.’ View a 40 second teaser video featuring the track here. 
Kiss My Super Bowl Ring rivals the previous albums lyrically and sonically with unmatched belligerence. Kiss My Super Bowl Ring boasts a roster of songs that just might be the most creatively rattling yet from the duo. The album follows the band’s previous release “Thy Mission,” a track featuring Mac Demarco in mid-2019.
Southern California twin duo, The Garden have been carving their own path since their formation in 2011. Known musically for their fast, punk-influenced jungle and DnB styles, they have a total of three studio albums and four EPs under their name, including LPs The Life and Times of a Paperclip (2013), Haha (2015), and Mirror Might Steal Your Charm (2018). Touring at a constant rate across the US, Europe, UK, China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and Mexico since 2013, their show is a mix of aggressive, unpredictable and trickster-ish tendencies. Additionally, The Garden made their Coachella debut in 2019 with previous festival appearances at Camp Flog Gnaw, Sasquatch, Riot Fest, Concrete & Grass in Shanghai, Neon Desert, End of the Road Festival, Tropicalia, and more.
TOUR DATES (On sale Monday Feb 3rd)
May 19th - Berlin, Cassiopea
May 20th - Hamburg, Bahnhof Pauli
May 21st - Cologne, MTC
May 22nd - Munich, Ampere
May 23rd - St Gallen (Zurich,) Palace
May 26th - Belgium, Rotonde @ Botanique
May 27th - Lille, Aeronef
May 29th - Lyon, Le Periscope
May 30th - Bordeaux, I Boat
June 2nd - London, Heaven
June 3rd - Brighton, Patterns
June 4th - Bristol, Exchange
June 5th - Manchester, Yes
June 6th - Glasgow, Broadcast
June 7th - Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall
June 10th - Paris, Petit Bain
June 11th - Amsterdam, Bitterzoet

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The Psychedelic Furs return with 'Made Of Rain,' first new LP in three decades


The Psychedelic Furs have announced the long awaited release of MADE OF RAIN - the groundbreaking British band's eighth studio album and first new LP in nearly three decades. MADE OF RAIN arrives via Cooking Vinyl on Friday, May 1; pre-orders are available now.

MADE OF RAIN is heralded by today's premiere of the album's anthemic first single, "Don't Believe," available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Additional new tracks will be unveiled in the weeks leading up to the album's release.

The Psychedelic Furs will celebrate MADE OF RAIN with a show at the suitably legendary venue: New London's Royal Albert Hall (May 14). This show will feature exclusive performances of the new album in its entirety along with a second set comprising the band's indelible catalog of greatest hits.. Additional North American headline dates will be unveiled soon. For updates and more, please visit www.thepsychedelicfurs.com.
Founded by visionary singer/lyricist Richard Butler and his brother, bassist Tim Butler, The Psychedelic Furs are among the most significant and lasting bands of the post-punk era, their remarkable canon encompassing seven milestone studio albums and such classic singles as "We Love You," "Sister Europe," "Love My Way," "The Ghost In You," "Pretty In Pink," "Heaven," "Heartbreak Beat," and "All That Money Wants," to name but a few. MADE OF RAIN - which follows 1991's WORLD OUTSIDE, highlighted by the #1 Modern Rock favorite, "Until She Comes" - sees the band returning to the fray as relevant and original as ever before, fueled by their always innovative sonic approach and Richard Butler's evocative, masterful songwriting. Produced by longtime associate Richard Fortus (formerly of Richard and Tim Butler's acclaimed mid-1990s band, Love Spit Love, and a current member of Guns N' Roses) and mixed by Tim Palmer (Pearl Jam, U2, Robert Plant), magnificent reiterations of The Psychedelic Furs' distinct, desperate wall of sound, melding haunting melodies and driving rhythms with ambition, aggression, and subversive lyrical power.
The Psychedelic Furs embarked on an extended hiatus in 1992 but finally reconvened in 2001 for what has proven an almost 20-year series of sold out world tours, each time affirming their lasting influence and astonishing musical vision. Highlights have included multiple North American runs (most recently, a 2019 co-headline trek alongside James), sold out shows at legendary venues like the Hollywood Bowl, show-stealing sets at festivals around the globe, and an acclaimed 2018 performance at London's Royal Festival Hall kicking off the 25th Meltdown Festival, curated by Robert Smith of The Cure. Last year saw the band's sold out tour of the UK and Europe culminate in a triumphant show at London's renowned Roundhouse.

Indeed, The Psychedelic Furs' extraordinary music has endured over numerous generations, inspiring countless artists - including such avowed fans as Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Korn, Annie Lennox, R.E.M, and Bob Dylan - while continuing to be memorably featured on soundtracks spanning director John Hughes' beloved Pretty In Pink to Netflix' Stranger Things ("The Ghost In You") and 2017's Academy Award-winning Call Me by Your Name ("Love My Way").
The Psychedelic Furs consist of Richard Butler (vocals), Tim Butler (bass) Mars Williams (saxophone), Paul Garisto (drums), Amanda Kramer (keyboards), and Rich Good (guitar).
Track Listing:
  • The Boy That Invented Rock & Roll
  • Don't Believe
  • You'll Be Mine
  • Wrong Train
  • This'll Never Be Like Love
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Come All Ye Faithful
  • No-One
  • Tiny Hands
  • Hide The Medicine
  • Turn Your Back on Me
  • Stars

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Primal Scream’s album ‘XTRMNTR’ turns 20 years old today.

Primal Scream
‘XTRMNTR’ turns 20 years old today.
On the 31st January 2000, Primal Scream’s sixth studio album ‘XTRMNTR’ was released. The critically acclaimed album included tracks ‘Kill All Hippies’, ‘Accelerator’ and ‘Swastika Eyes’.

“Weirdly, people always say that ‘XTRMNTR’ is political, but I don’t know why the fuck they say that. I think I must have been mouthing off in interviews at the time. I was probably moaning about NATO and ranting about ‘Swastika Eyes’, maybe I said a few things a bit strong, but it’s a rock ’n’ roll interview and I think you should say things to get attention.

But if you actually look at the work then it is really about what we were embroiled in at the time – which was UK drug culture. It was about how we’d bought into outsider drug culture as rebels, being anti-authoritarian, but really we got into it so deep we were just mutilating our lives.”

– Bobby talking about ‘XTRMNTR’ in 2016 for Vice.
HD Official Videos
To celebrate the 20th anniversary, we have upscaled the ‘Kill All Hippies’ official video to HD.
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Keep your eyes peeled over the next week as we will be releasing ‘Accelerator’ and ‘Swastika Eyes’ in HD too.
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GORILLAZ Song Machine ‘Momentary Bliss’ ft slowthai and Slaves

Song Machine
Season 1 Episode 1
‘Momentary Bliss’
ft slowthai and Slaves


Song Machine Episode 1 ‘Momentary Bliss ft slowthai and Slaves’ is out NOW
Each episode of Song Machine will be accompanied by Machine Bitez – bitesized conversations between cartoon band members and real life collaborators – LISTEN HERE
Song Machine is the cartoon music contraption from 2DMurdocNoodle and Russel which spits out brand new episodes fresh from the studio, as and when they happen. Season 1 will see Gorillaz joined by an exciting and ever-evolving roster of as yet unannounced collaborators captured live in Kong Studios alongside the world’s most successful virtual band. The cameras are rolling 24/7, the fourth wall is broken, the kettle is on, the chaos is real, the door is open… What’s coming next? Stay tuned. 
The band’s frontman 2D said, “Hello everyone who is reading these words. I’ll keep this short because once you say things you can’t unsay them and they exist in the universe forever, like Tupperware.”
Gorillaz drummer added Russel“Song Machine is a whole new way of doing what we do. Gorillaz breaking the mold ‘cos the mold got old. World is moving faster than a supercharged particle, so we’ve gotta stay ready to drop. We don’t even know who’s stepping through the studio next. Song Machine feeds on the unknown, runs on pure chaos. So whatever the hell’s coming, we’re primed and ready to produce like there’s no tomorrow. Y’know, just in case…”
Song Machine is the newest concept from one of the most inventive bands around, with Gorillaz disrupting the paradigm all over again. In direct opposition to the usual traditional recording/single/album release cycle, the band again breaks convention in their own round the back door fashion with the spontaneous delivery of episodes throughout the year. The first song straight out of Kong is ‘Momentary Bliss’, which sees Gorillaz team up with slowthai and Slaves for a glorious start to 2020. View Episode 1 here.
Notes to Editors:
Virtual band Gorillaz is singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs. Created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, their acclaimed eponymous debut album was released in 2001. The BRIT and Grammy Award winning band’s subsequent albums are Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011), Humanz (2017) and The Now Now (2018). A truly global phenomenon, Gorillaz have topped charts around the world and toured the globe from San Diego to Syria, picking up hundreds of millions of streams and record sales along the way. Gorillaz have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking ways, winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor.

* The band are recognised by The Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet’s Most Successful Virtual Act.

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Future Nostalgia Album Cover
Photo Credit: Hugo Comte
Today Dua Lipa reveals the artwork and track listing information for Future Nostalgia, her highly anticipated sophomore LP due for release on April 3rd.

Future Nostalgia will include the global hit single “Don’t Start Now,” and new single “Physical,” which is available to stream today. The new album will be available for download on all digital platforms as well as physical pink neon vinyl, CD, picture disc, gold cassette and deluxe box set. All physical formats are now available for pre-order here.
Dua said of the album, “I’m so excited to launch the pre order for my new album ‘Future Nostalgia.’ It’s been an amazing experience making this record and I can’t wait for you all to hear it… Not long now.” 
Full track listing:
1. Future Nostalgia 
2. Don’t Start Now
3. Cool
4. Physical
5. Levitating
6. Pretty Please
7. Hallucinate 
8. Love Again
9. Break My Heart
10. Good In Bed
11. Boys Will Be Boys
Dua is also revealing the super-charged rainbow colored video for “Physical” today. The striking video was directed by Lope Serrano, a member of the highly acclaimed design collective CANADA, who is also the creative force behind Tame Impala’s “The Less I Know The Better” video. Watch here
Dua Lipa - Physical (Official Video)
Since arriving in style in 2015, Dua's debut album has eclipsed 4 million sales worldwide with single sales reaching 60 million. It is officially the most streamed album by a female artist in Spotify history. The video for her breakout hit “New Rules” made her the youngest female solo artist to reach one billion views on YouTube, and she made BRIT Award history in 2018 by becoming the first female artist to pick up five nominations, with two wins for British Breakthrough Act and British Female Solo Artist. In 2019, she received two Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording for “Electricity,” her collaboration with Silk City. “Don’t Start Now,” the lead single from Future Nostalgia,has over 500 million streams globally and currently sits in the Top 5 at Top 40 radio in the U.S.  
About CANADA - CANADA is a creative production company based in Barcelona and London. Two of its founders, partners Lope Serrano and Nicolás Méndez, also direct under the name CANADA. Partners Oscar Romagosa, MD/EP, and Alba Barneda, HOP, run the operation alongside partner and EP Marta Bobic in London. Proud to develop and produce its directors with a global approach, CANADA’s aim is to bring every project up to the best standards of quality, applying a know-how and dedication to craft that has developed into its very own methodology.
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Photo Credit: Hugo Comte

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Walter Martin Releases New Album 'The World At Night', Dedicated To Late Jonathan Fire*Eater Bandmate Stewart Lupton

Walter Martin Releases New Album
The World At Night

Dedicated To Late Jonathan Fire*Eater
Bandmate Stewart Lupton
Credit: Melissa Martin 
"Whenever the state of the world gets me down, I listen to him and I always feel better."
- NPR Music

"The World at Night is a shockingly good record. It will give you goosebumps; it will make you gasp; it
might make you cry. The album feels, above all else, real - an authentic document
of what Martin's life looks like."
- Noisey
"The World At Night might just be his masterpiece"
- Vogue Magazine

"A dreamy mosaic"
- Billboard

"The record pushes Martin's solo vision forward considerably."
- Flood Magazine

"Its gorgeous arrangements are fleshed out by strings, horns, and piano, and Walter gives a wearied, poetic performance that almost sounds a little like Leonard Cohen."
- Brooklyn Vegan

January 31, 2020 - Renowned songwriter and Walkmen co-founder Walter Martin released today his critically acclaimed new album The World At Night via Ile Flottante Music. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaufman (The National, Hiss Golden Messenger, The War On Drugs), the album is Martin's most richly orchestrated and grandly cinematic collection to date, as well as his most poignant. Dedicated to his dear friend and late Jonathan Fire*Eater bandmate Stewart Lupton, it balances soul-baring intimacy with sophisticated arrangements as they walk a delicate tightrope between despair and hope, faith and doubt, security and uncertainty.

Stream or purchase The World At Night HERE.

With sweeping strings and lavish horns fleshing out his spare, understated vocal delivery, The World At Night calls to mind everything from Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits to Randy Newman and Harry Nilsson. Lupton's memory looms large on this record and his spirit informs the music in ways both explicit and implicit. "I just couldn't ignore that when I was writing the record," Martin told Noisey. "So as I was working on stuff, that's what I was thinking about a lot. We've done so much together, and creatively we really grew up together, became musicians together. It was just something that I felt, directly and indirectly, made its way into a lot of the songs.
Along with Kaufman, Martin gathered an all-star cast of musicians which includes Sam Kassirer and Zach Hickman (Josh Ritter), Stuart Bogie (Arcade Fire, The Hold Steady), Rob Moose (Bon Iver, The National), and pianist Thomas Bartlett (Glen Hansard, Norah Jones). Album opener "October" sets the tone from the outset, pairing exuberant music and ominous lyrics about fate and mortality. It's followed by the title track "The World At Night (For Stew)" which grapples with the confusion of loss and draws much of its imagery from a collage that Stewart made that now hangs above Walter's writing desk. In a recent interview with Billboard, he stated, "I'm not really a religious person, but I do believe in ghosts and in magic and in plenty of beautiful stuff that I can't see. Writing this album - and especially this song - was an effort to get closer to that stuff. And to Stew."

The World At Night is Walter's fifth solo effort and follows the release of 2018's Reminisce Bar & Grill which he first unveiled during a performance at NPR Music's Tiny Desk. Martin is also an award-winning composer/songwriter with work that has appeared in the Golden Globe winning and Oscar-nominated film Missing Link, Zach Galifianakis' Netflix film Between Two Ferns, and a series of music videos for Cheerios designed to help foster conversations with kids about inclusion, diversity, and kindness which won a Clio Award and a Bronze Award at Cannes. Last week, Martin attended Sundance Film Festival to perform with The National's Matt Berninger for his forthcoming solo album which includes a couple songs he helped co-write.

Track List:
01) October
02) The World at Night (for Stew)
03) Little Summer Fly
04) To The Moon
05) Hey Joe
06) That's All I Need
07) First Thing I Remember
08) Insomnie
09) The Soldier
10) Goodbye Banana Boat

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