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An emotional music video, a Califone cover and more new music this week

Sylvan Esso feat. Collections of Colonies of Bees: Funeral Singers (Califone Cover) This cover of experimental folk-rock band Califone‘s “Funeral Singers” (from 2009’s All My Friends Are Funeral Singers) by Sylvan Esso and Collections of Colonies of Bees sublimely blends all three outfits’ distinct styles. The tune fuses moody electro-pop and indie rock, beginning with Amelia Meath’s gorgeous, familiar vocals—which are then layered with more and more voices. The …

Metric: Now Or Never Now

The third release from Metric‘s forthcoming album, “Now or Never Now” delivers bright guitar melodies for more than six danceable minutes. It’s big, bold and beautiful—with lead singer Emily Haines’ vocals very much a call to action. The band has been playing the track live for some time now but the studio version is a true taste of what we can expect from their first …