The Wrap-Up: This Week in Music + 12 Cuts
The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week, as well as information about new album and music video releases. This week: The Killers’ new tracklist, an update on SoundCloud, and more!
The Killers release tracklist for Wonderful Wonderful
The Killers just released this tracklist for their newest album in 5 years, Wonderful Wonderful. It includes “The Man” and “Run for Cover,” released earlier this summer.
01 Wonderful Wonderful
02 The Man
04 Life to Come
05 Run for Cover
06 Tyson vs. Douglas
07 Some Kind of Love
08 Out of My Mind
09 The Calling
10 Have All the Songs Been Written
SoundCloud is in danger of shutting down for good due to financial difficulties. The beloved music sharing and streaming site is a cornerstone of the music streaming community. The site spawns stars and viral hits – and provides a great place for amateurs to share their work. The company laid off 173 employees earlier this month, but claims they aren’t shutting down anytime soon. On the upside, each of those employees was just offered $10,000 to start something new – so who knows what’s next?
Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker remixes Mick Jagger
Alongside his two new tracks, “Gotta Get a Grip” and “England Lost,” Mick Jagger released an EP with remixes of them by Kevin Parker from Tame Impala, Seeb, Alok, and Matt Clifford. Check out Kevin Parker’s “Gotta Get a Grip” remix above!
Linkin Park mourns Chester Bennington
The world was shaken by Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington’s death last week on the 20th, and is still in shock a week later. The band has published a tribute site at http://chester.linkinpark.com/ that features posts from fans and resources to help people struggling with suicidal thoughts. The band also posted this open letter to Bennington:
Lana Del Rey’s new heart-shaped vinyls
Lana Del Rey just released two singles from her latest album Lust For Life, “Love” and “Lust For Life,” on heart-shaped vinyl today. She’s limited the vinyls to just 5,000 copies; preorder them here!