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Music News Round-Up – 12th September, 2018

Jack White Announces New Concert Film

Jack White’s new live concert film, titled Jack White: Kneeling At The Anthem D.C., will be released on the 21st of September, along with a six-track live EP. The EP will feature concert performances of tracks from White’s latest full-length album, Boarding House Reach, which was released earlier this year. The upcoming film was directed by Emmett Malloy and filmed during White’s show at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. on the 30th of May, 2018.

Watch the official trailer for the film below:

New Video From Beach House

Beach House released a new video to ‘Drunk In LA,’ a song coming from their most recent album 7. The video was directed by Spacemen 3’s Sonic Boom (aka Pete Kember) and presents trippy and psychedelic images of melting and transforming objects. Sonic Boom has also remixed Beach House’s single ‘Black Car’.

Watch the video to ‘Drunk In LA’ below:

How To Dress Well Announces New Album

The Anteroom, the fifth album from Tom Krell under his How To Dress Well moniker is set to be released on the 19th of October via Domino. The newest LP will follow Krell’s 2016 record, Care, and two new singles, ‘Nonkilling 6 | Hunger’ and ‘Hunger,’ which he dropped earlier this year.

Krell described The Anteroom as “a passage into a void of pain in which no human scream can be heard, that will decompose your body in an instant,” adding that “it can be a great place that allows us to connect to the unknown safely. Or it can be the actual worst.”

Kurt Vile Announces New Solo Album

Kurt Vile released a new nine-minute-long song titled ‘Bassackwards’ which comes from his recently announced album Bottle It In. Vile’s new records will be released on the 12th of October via Matador and will feature contributions from Kim Gordon, Stella Mozgawa, Barbara Gruska, Cass McCombs and many others.

Listen to ‘Bassackwards’ below:

Spotify Partners With Nielsen

Spotify has recently partnered with Nielsen, a company specialising in data analysis and market measurements, to obtain a better understanding of how different ads are performing on the platform’s free tier, which reaches more than 100 million people globally. The effectiveness of advertising on Spotify will be examined and will include a thorough analysis of audio and video formats, on both mobile and desktop devices. The new insight system will be implemented in the US, Germany, Canada, Mexico, UK, Spain, France, Netherlands, Japan, and Australia.

More information can be found on Music Business Worldwide.

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