This Week: Chairlift return as a duo; Porcelain Raft delivers on last year’s promise; Steve Albini produces Cloud Nothings; Swedish sisters First Aid Kit take on American folk; 90s rockers Nada Surf drop album number seven.
Originally formed to make music for haunted houses, the Brooklyn band is about to release their as-of-yet unnamed third album later this year. They have some very devoted fans, but it’s pretty out there stuff.
This weekend the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, NY hosts Escape To New York. This year’s artists include: Patti Smith, Best Coast, Chairlift, The Vaccines, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Psychedelic Furs and Of Montreal.