RAC teams up with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, previously unreleased Beach House, new Wovoka Gentle and more

Soundgarden: Black Hole Sun After playing a show in Detroit this week, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell sadly passed away at just 52 years old. Cornell—who was also the lead vocalist and songwriter for Audioslave—founded Soundgarden in 1984 with Kim Thayil and Hiro Yamamoto. In 1999, when Soundgarden announced its break-up, Cornell went on to release solo music, though they reunited in 2010. Last night was …

Beach House: Chariot

From the upcoming album B-Sides And Rarities, dream-pop duo Beach House’s “Chariot” is one of the previously unreleased songs from the “Depression Cherry/Thank Your Lucky Stars” sessions. The Baltimore-based band, which is currently on tour, crafted a lush, slightly dark song that slinks along serenely, and offers listeners something quite transportive.

Beach House: Sparks

Beach House have kept fans patiently waiting since their 2012 album Bloom, and today the dreamy Baltimore alt-rock duo released their first single off of Depression Cherry, out next month. “Sparks” is a chaotic synergy of vocal loops and unexpected chord progressions that resolves towards the end, as the song refines into Beach House’s now instantly recognizable tone. Complex, rough and stormy, “Sparks” awakens something …