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Daily Round-Up For March 31, 2014

Mar 31, 14 Daily Round-Up For March 31, 2014

Hello you beautiful readers! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s one and only gathering of all the latest and greatest music news of the day. Let’s jump right in!

Robert Smith of The Cure recently spoke about the status of the band’s various potential projects, and mentioned that 4:13 Scream, a planned companion peace to past album 4:13 Dream, is not the band’s first priority at the moment. Check out the full story back at Consequence of Sound to find out what is.

Julian Casablancas of The Strokes also released a sort of status update regarding his upcoming plans. Those include a Casablancas solo record, a tour, and even a new set of music with The Strokes. Get filled in on his plans for all of his new projects back at Consequence of Sound.

Singer Sam Smith was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend with host Louis C.K., and surprised a lot of people with the quality of his performances. Luckily for you they’re available online. Check them out back at Stereogum.

A$AP Ferg has released a new song, entitled Petit Valley. In the song, Ferg sings and freestyles over a beat made from the song Carnival Tabanca by Bunji Garlin. Be sure to check the whole thing out for yourself back at Consequence of Sound.

There are a lot of new albums available to stream this week, ahead of all the new releases expected on New Music Tuesday. For starters, check out The Flaming Lips and their companion piece to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of The Moon and The Wizard of Oz. That record, entitled Flaming Side of The Moon, can be found back at Stereogum. See if you can make sense of the record for yourself, possibly ran alongside either that classic movie or that classic album. And on top of that, NPR Music has offered a fresh new batch of full records for your listening pleasure over at First Listen. You can check out fresh material from Valentina Lisitsa, Teebs, Ratking, Todd Terje, EMA, and Protomartyr, all back at NPR Music.

And finally, Dancing Astronaut has come through for another weekend with their latest installment of Sunday Morning Medicine, a collection of tunes designed to soothe, relax, and chill out any listener after an exhausting weekend of fun. This week’s playlist is as good as ever. Check it out for yourself back at Dancing Astronaut.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day! You can check out my other articles here. Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? Or do you have an opinion on any of the music featured in today’s Round-Up? I’m dying to hear from you! As always, you can contact me through my email, or through Twitter @RobinCopple1. If you would like, I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

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