In The News: My Morning Jacket, Trail Of Dead, Pete Yorn, Black Mountain, Spiritualized And Free MP3s


Beginning with 1999’s Tennessee Fire, My Morning Jacket (pictured) will be performing each of its five albums in chronological order on subsequent nights at New York City’s Terminal 5 starting October 18. Tickets for the shows go on pre-sale tomorrow, with five-night packages available … …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead has signed a worldwide deal with Superball Music, which will release its next record in conjunction with Richter Scale Records, the band’s imprint. Trail Of Dead is currently recording its follow-up to 2008’s critically acclaimed Century Of Self, which is due out early next year … Pete Yorn‘s forthcoming self-titled album, produced by Frank Black, will see its release September 28 on Vagrant Records. The LP was recorded in a mere five days, despite Yorn coming down with the flu during tracking … In late April, Japanese doom rockers Boris collaborated with Ian Astbury (Cult, Doors) on an EP, modestly titled BXI, which will arrive in the U.S. via Southern Lord this September … Perennial punk band Bad Religion is currently working with producer Joe Barresi (Queens Of The Stone Age, Tool) on its 15th studio album. According to guitarist Brett Gurewitz, the new songs reveal a more introspective side of the band as a result of a myriad of forces, including parenthood … Filter, the Cleveland-turned-L.A. band that helped define industrial guitar rock in the ’90s, is back with its fifth studio album, The Trouble With Angels, arriving in stores this August via Rocket Science Ventures. First single “The Inevitable Relapse” hits the airwaves June 21 … Prolific DJ/producer/songwriter Matthew Dear is following-up 2007’s Asa Breed with Black City, which has been described as “Dear’s darkest and most engrossing work to date.” Black City will be released August 16 on Ghostly International. Download “I Can’t Feel” … Canadian psych/rock band Black Mountain is set to deliver its third album, Wilderness Heart, on September 14 via Jagjaguwar. According to the label, “it’s a Black Mountain pop record, which is to say it’s nothing like pop at all.” We’re intrigued. Download “Old Fangs” … Spiritualized is performing its seminal 1997 album, Ladies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space, for one-night only at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on July 30. The band’s only North American show and the last of its kind, the performance will feature a choir as well as string and horn sections … London pop collective Fanfarlo is digitally releasing The Fire Escape on July 13 via Canvasback/Atlantic. The EP features remixes from Dave Sitek, Toro Y Moi, the Horrors and more … Volcom Entertainment’s Vinyl Club has announced a new run of exclusive seven-inches from Best Coast, Jeff The Brotherhood, Saint Vitus, Dave Lombrado, Earthless and more. The subscription-based service is $40, which entitles you to six singles delivered through the remainder of 2010 … Mavis Staples‘ new Jeff Tweedy-produced record, You Are Not Alone, arrives September 14 via Anti-. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and legendary soul singer collaborated with Wilco’s leading man in the band’s Chicago studio … Academy Award-winning songwriter Ryan Bingham and his Dead Horses are releasing the T Bone Burnett-produced Junky Star on September 7 via Lost Highway. Bingham notably worked closely with Burnett on “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart),” the track that won the aforementioned Oscar, in addition to a Golden Globe and other awards.

Ryan Burleson