Watch: The National on Jimmy Fallon

The National premiered two new songs on Jimmy Fallon last night, both of which come from Trouble Will Find Me.  Here’s “Sea of Love,” featuring the lyrics that gave the album  its title: And here’s bonus cut, “I Need My Girl”:

Video: James Blake – Overgrown

Video:  James Blake - Overgrown
Previously:  James Blake – Voyeur

King Tuff – Dancing on You & Sun Medallion

King Tuff - Dancing on You & Sun Medallion
Download: King Tuff – Bad Thing ‘Bad Thing’ was one of my favorite songs of 2012 – boasting a classic guitar line and owning all the requisite badness that makes great rock n roll cool – so the pending re-release of King Tuff’s Was Dead debut [pre-order] comes as welcome news.  Here are two highlights, ...

The National – Demons, Don’t Swallow the Cap

The National - Demons, Don't Swallow the Cap
The National are set to release Trouble Will Find Me on May 21 [pre-order] and today have offered a second song ‘Dont Swallow the Cap.’  Propelled by a constant low hum and the band’s trademark percussion, Matt Berninger’s cryptic, bummer lyrics evoke the thirtysomething ennui that has become The National’s well-trod emotional territory: And speaking ...

TNGHT – Acrylics

TNGHT - Acrylics
Carnage.  Mayhem.  Air Raid Sirens.  Random Gunfire.  DOGS AND CATS LIVING TOGETHER.  TNGHT are playing at Coachella and they want you to know it’s going to be massive. Soundcloud:  TNGHT – Acrylics

James Blake – Overgrown

James Blake’s new album, Overgrown, is available now.  While it lacks the revelatory novelty of his debut, the new record sees Blake showing off his dance floor appeal on several tracks.  “Voyeur” is the obvious highlight, evolving from chill and soulful into a throbbing 4/4 beat: