José González continues his love for mysterious worm in ‘Open Book’

Jose Gonzalez - Open Book - Video

Remember that weird music video CALEXICO recently released which featured JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ and a mysterious worm as main protagonists? Well, exactly that clip now gets a second perspective in Open Book, the latest music video by the songwriter. It continues the story of GONZÁLEZ‘ taking care of the weird creature, even when it obviously becomes harder and harder. The song is taken off his latest album Vestiges & Claws. Don’t forget to read our interview with him right here and watch the video below.

Sharon Van Etten shares Karen Dalton cover ‘Remembering Mountains’

Sharon Van Etten - Photo by Dusdin Condren

Photo by Dusdin Condren

The wonderful SHARON VAN ETTEN has shared a cover version of Remembering Moments, a track by the legendary songwriter KAREN DALTON. The song won’t be featured on her forthcoming new EP I Don’t Want To Let You Down (Out on June 9 via Jagjaguwar) but be part of the compilation Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton which arrives May 26 via Tompkins Square. It will feature reworks and covers of old lyrics by the singer who passed away in 1993. Listen to SHARON VAN ETTEN‘s contribution right here via Stereogum.

The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. announces new solo LP ‘Momentary Masters’

Albert Hammond Jr - Momentary Masters - Artwork

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR. announced the release of his third solo album. Momentary Masters is the name of the record that arrives on July 31 via label Vagrant. Already today Mr. HAMMOND JR. shared a first track from it called Born Slippy. And no, it’s not an UNDERWORLD cover. Listen right here.