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Ben Watt of Everything But the Girl's 'Spring': Watch the video here -- EXCLUSIVE

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Ben Watt may always be known best as The Boy in dreamy alt-pop duo Everything But the Girl, but the 51-year-old Londoner has been garnering some of the best notices of his career for the new album Hendra, his first solo release in more than three decades.

Hendra‘s collection of contemplative, gently strummy songs is currently streaming in full on NPR’s site  — and now you can find the official video for single “Spring” here. READ FULL STORY

Jake Bugg's 'Lightning Bolt' live for Record Store Day - hear it here EXCLUSIVE

Next Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers and the glory of vinyl.

One of the 400 exclusive special releases belongs to breakout Brit Jake Bugg, who is releasing the EP Live at Silver Platters. It’s a four-track collection of unplugged tunes performed at Seattle’s Silver Platters, including an acoustic rendition of his hit “Lightning Bolt.” Listen here:

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Hear Kan Wakan's new track 'Like I Need You', a.k.a. the song from HBO's new promo

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Provided that you actually have HBO and aren’t just borrowing (and crashing) your parents’ HBO GO account, you probably noticed the premium cable service’s new spring promo: A 1.5-minute-long video of upcoming shows, and were intrigued by the song that soundtracked it.

Mystery solved: It’s “Like I Need You” from L.A. band Kan Wakan, and you can hear the whole track exclusively here.

The song comes from the group’s upcoming debut album Moving On, out this summer. Take a listen to the complete track below:

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'Archer': New 'Danger Zone' video -- EXCLUSIVE

Unfamiliar with country’s hottest new star, Cherlene? Well, that may be because she doesn’t exist. “Cherlene” is actually a Judy Greer-voiced character on the animated FX spy comedy Archer whose most recent season has tracked her unlikely rise through the country ranks (at least those parts of the season which haven’t tracked the feckless attempts by her colleagues to sell a metric tonne of cocaine).

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NeedToBreathe's 'The Heart': Watch the video here -- EXCLUSIVE

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The latest song from the South Carolina rockers NEEDTOBREATHE will be on the band’s upcoming fifth album, Rivers in the Wasteland, due April 15. But for now you can see the official video for the track, co-written by brothers Bear and Bo Rinehart, exclusively on EW.com: READ FULL STORY

Wild Cub rock high school gym in cinematic new 'Thunder Clatter' video -- EXCLUSIVE

One of our favorite music-video motifs is the whole “high-school athletics department and facilities” theme. Rockers from Nirvana to Nada Surf have been responsible for some of the more memorable examples of that motif in the past, but the latest foray into the genre comes from Nashville indie-pop group Wild Cub.

The band’s cinematic new clip for the single “Thunder Clatter” (a song recently heard on an episode of The Vampire Diaries) has everything from bleeding cheerleaders to Greco-Roman wrestlers. There’s even a full-sized gymnasium for the band to shred in.

It’s all fitting, given that the song comes from their album titled Youth. As singer/guitarist Keegan DeWitt said, “It’s a challenge to make a video that can serve as both a tasteful introduction to the band and a distillation of a lot of the themes on Youth. Drew [Bourdet, the video's director] really struck a delicate balance, showing some of the intimate and smaller moments that we hint at throughout the record, but never hitting you over the head. He lays out a long slate of moments, all with a palpable undercurrent and intangible vibration.”

Let the members of Wild Cub send you back to school with the exclusive premiere of “Thunder Clatter” below.

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Brian Eno talks being an art-school kid, finding inspiration, and more -- EXCLUSIVE

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Brian Eno is a man who knows things about things — from his early days with glam-rock godheads Roxy Music to essentially inventing ambient music in the 1970s and producing iconic albums for the likes of David Bowie, Talking Heads, and U2.(Also: doing this.)

Last year, he sat down with the Red Bull Music Academy for their documentary What Difference Does It Make: A Film About Making Music.which can be streamed for free via RBMA15.com and on Red Bull TV.

The doc (which was shot at last year’s event in New York) includes talks with such luminaries as Philip Glass, Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers, Erykah Badu, James Murphy, and more — not to mention, or course, our man Eno.

Watch the bonus Eno footage below:

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Hear Little Barrie's new single 'Sworn In' -- EXCLUSIVE

Little Barrie have some big news for ya.

The U.K. band, fronted by Primal Scream member Barrie Cadogan, will be releasing their fourth effort Shadow this May, and you can hear the album’s first single “Sworn In” exclusively here:

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Hear Galantis' new dance-pop single 'You' -- EXCLUSIVE

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If you know the dance duo Galantis, it’s probably for their underground smash “Smile” (and the sex-capades video that came with it). Now there’s a new reason: They’ve got a new single called “You,” and you can hear it exclusively here.

Galantis’ two members — Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson (of Swedish production duo Bloodshy and Avant, also two-thirds of Miike Snow) and Linus Eklow (aka Style of Eye) — have a history of writing and producing bangers for Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, and Icona Pop but they’re now getting their own spotlight, including acclaim from the likes of Diplo and Kaskade and a performance slot at Coachella this April.

Listen the new track below:

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Hear Nico Vega's new single 'I Believe (Get Over Yourself)' -- EXCLUSIVE

It’s a good year to be Nico Vega

The Los Angeles band has started their spring tour as Imagine Dragons’ opening act, and now they’ve got the lead singlefrom their upcoming album Lead to Light — and you can hear it exclusively here.

“I Believe (Get Over Yourself),” which will serve as the first single off the album, was actually co-written by Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds, so it looks like NV and ID fans can rejoice in unison on this fine Valentine’s Day.

Give the song a listen below:

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