Digital Digest: The Drums, Weezer, The White Stripes and more
The first proper taste of The Drums new album, Portamento, is up on Soundcloud with track Money.
Weezer have announced not an ordinary gig, but a cruise. Leaving Miami and setting sail to Cozumel and then returning back, the Weezer Cruise will see the band perform alongside the likes of Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, Wavves and Yuck.
One Thirty BPM have two previously unreleased covers from The White Stripes which The Third Man Records vault has uncovered. The first is a cover of Arthur Lee’s Signed D.C. and the second is a version of Otis Redding’s I’ve Been Loving You Too Long.
The Polyphonic Spree have launched an iPhone/iPad app, which claims to be an interactive music video. You play through an expansive and changing world as You-Me, for a small charge. Read more about it at Music Ally.
Pitchfork TV have the new video from Hercules and Love Affair, Painted Eyes, up-and-streaming.
Elbow will launch their own beer at the Manchester Food and Drink Festival named after their fifth album – Build a Rocket Boy. More at CMU.
Mount Kimbie have made a previously unreleased track available to download. Called Braves Chords, you can grab it from Clash.
Jamaican reggae legend Little Roy has covered Nirvana of all people – the results are up on YouTube now.