Auditory Pleasures // #49


Scouring the web for the best new music, so you don’t have to.

Never far from the latest controversy, it’ll come as not surprise to most to find out that Kanye West’s seemingly self indulgent new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, leaked across the Internet this week. Between Kanye’s G.O.O.D Friday’s and his Runaway short film it seems most of the track have already been previewed, highlights include All Of The Lights, Monster (ft. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver), Hell Of A Life and Lost In The World.

Kanye WestHell Of A Life

A couple of cover versions courtesy of Laura Marling who enlisted the help of Jack White to produce the tracks. Blues Run The Game takes on Jackson C. Frank and The Needle & The Damage Done is a Neil Young cover, both tracks were recorded in one take as part of White’s Blues Series.

Laura Marling – Blues Run The Game & The Needle And The Damage Done

Laura Marling, ‘Blues Run The Game’ by Tim Chester NME

Laura Marling, ‘The Needle And The Damage Done’ by Tim Chester NME

Although The Wombats may not have the most credible of reputations there’s no denying they know how to produce a catchy tune, something which is once again evident in their latest track to be previewed, Jump In The Fog, which will be on their upcoming new album.

The WombatsJump In The Fog

Tennis’ Take Me Somewhere has a truly laid back feel to it, incorporating a similar vibe to the likes of Best Coast or Wild Nothing. Like Baltimore, Marathon and Cape Dory before it, Take Me Somewhere has received a wealth of exposure via hundreds of blogs.

TennisTake Me Somewhere