It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another weekly dip into the pool of music news, interviews and videos that I like to call This Week In Music! Yes, in addition to the normal Pick Your Poison mp3s and Soundcloud streams, I like to toss out links to a bunch of other music-related content that I’ve found interesting or worthwhile over the course of the week. I encourage you to check some, if not all of these things out, particularly if you’re looking to waste some time. There’s plenty to see, read and hear:

Music Video: Foxygen – How Can You Really

Watch Arcade Fire cover Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Hey Tonight” live in concert

Music Video: Speedy Ortiz – American Horror

Jenny Lewis’ The Voyager is also a wine

Music Video: Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence

Morrissey denies claims he asked a former bodyguard to kill someone for him

Music Video: Real Estate – Had to Hear

Watch Ariel Pink tell a story about how he got maced

YouTube Audio Stream: FKA twigs – Pendulum

Music Video: Beck – Heart Is A Drum

Once you’re done with that set of distractions, let me offer up another set via some song downloads and streams. Don’t miss tracks from The Amends, Brother Earth, The Great Void, herMajesty, Music Go Music and Noble Oak. In the Soundcloud section after the jump, stream cuts from JJ, Literature, Meatbodies, Purling Hiss and Wand, among others.

All Forces – Ornithologist

The Amends – Bored & Mean Again

Brother Earth – Out Like A Lion

The Canyon Rays – Turn Off the Wave Machine

The Great Void – Shift Age

Just Walden – Romie Knows

Kyle Bauder – Mudmen

Music Go Music – Inferno

Noble Oak – Saturn

Tattoo Money – Mexican Coke

Yoed Nir – Awakened Love (ft. Sonya Kitchell)


herMajesty – Crystals

JJ – Dean & Me

Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence (The Penelopes Remix)

Literature – New Jacket

Meatbodies – Tremmors

Purling Hiss – Learning Slowly

Wand – Broken Candle