Yeah Yeah Yeah’s: Sacrilege

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

A month after giving the world a peek at their forthcoming album, Mosquito, with the debut of the first track, “Sacrilege,” the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally added visual appeal to the already enticing mp3. The chronologically reversed video by French foursome Megaforce begins with British model Lily Cole being burned at the stake, which we later learn is due to her incessant philandering with …

Luxury Liners: Dog Days / Afternoons

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Operating under the moniker Luxury Liners, Baltimore-based musician Carter Tanton streamed the entirety of his new album They’re Flowers on Spin this week. While tracks like “Caribbean Sunset” (a John Cale cover), “Life’s A Beach” and “Dog Days / Afternoons” could instantly become cliched springtime tunes, instead they showcase Tanton’s time finessing his craft as a producer for other acts with surprising compositional layering and …

Permanent Vacation DJ Podcast

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich—the enterprising pair behind one of our favorite independent record labels, Permanent Vacation—lent their mixing skills and fine taste to London-based Clash magazine this week for a downloadable DJ podcast. The Perm Vac guys eschewed pulling from their own roster of talent in favor of what they’re listening to now—a testament to their genuine musical interests—for a playlist that includes Bonobo, …