Nerdist Music Roundup: Weird Al, Limp Bizkit, The New Pornographers, And More
By Matt Grosinger on August 26, 2014
Sup nerds? Today’s music roundup really covers a lot of ground, and I am confident that there is something in here for everyone, especially if you love Bob Dylan or have serious J-Bieber schadenfreude like I do. These first lil news nugs are music videos from famous, moderately famous, and infamous groups. Below the videos, you’ll find a list of all the music news that made me smile, cringe, poop, and foot-stomp in the last 24 hours. enjoy, friends:
-Stevie Nicks sounds great (duh) in her new song, “Lady”. Watch the lyric video below:
-Cloud Nothings performed a raucous live session for KEXP in Seattle:
-Charli XCX shared the video for “Break The Rules”, her f-ck-going-back-to-school anthem:
- Did you know Limp Bizkit is still making nu metal? Here is a video for their new song, “Endless Slaughter”:
-Bob Dylan announced a complete compilation of his famous Basement Tapes with the Band.
-The New Pornographers poppy new album, Brill Bruisers is out today and you can buy it here.
-Helado Negro is streaming their dancey/dreamy new album via Pitchfork Advance.
-Yesterday’s Music Geek Track of the Day was a face-melting metal track by Deafheaven
-Justin Bieber is being investigated for attempted robbery at a Dave & Busters. Lololol.
-Prince is releasing two new albums on the same day. Does that make September 30 a national holiday?
-Have you heard our latest Doctor Who playlist? Well, what are you waiting for?
-U2 is planning to release an album this year (they’re cutting it close, huh?)