Best Of 2014: Lane’s Top 30 Releases Of The Year



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MOGWAI Debut “Teenage Exorcists” Video

Mogwai have premiered the official video for their track “Teenage Exorcists” from their forthcoming EP, Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1, which will be released on December 1st. The clip, which was directed by Craig Murray, is highly elaborate, trippy and very visually stunning. I can’t fully describe the video eloquently, so I will say just watch it for yourself after the break.

Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1 can be streamed here.

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MOGWAI Streaming New EP “Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1”

Mogwai’s forthcoming EP and follow up to this year’s Rave Tapes record, Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1, can now be streamed over at Pitchfork. The new EP from the Scottish outfit contains three new tracks and three mixes of three Rave Tapes tracks. The EP will officially be released on December 1st via the band’s own Rock Action Records and can be purchased here. Until then, stream the EP over at Pitchfork.

MOGWAI Announce New EP “Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1.”, Stream New Track

Mogwai have announced the release of a new EP entitled Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1. which will follow up the band’s most recent full length, Rave Tapes, which was released earlier this year. The new EP will feature three new songs and three remixes by the likes of Blanck Mass, Pye Corner Audio and Nils Frahm. The EP will be released digitally and on CD and LP on December 1st via Rock Action The EP’s track listing and the band’s forthcoming fall tour can be seen after the break.

Mogwai have also provided a stream of opening track off the of the forthcoming release, “Teenage Exorcists”, which can be streamed below.

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MOGWAI Streaming “Come On Die Young” Reissue Bonus Material

Chemikal Underground will soon be reissuing Mogwai’s classic 1999 album, Come on Die Young, on July 21st in a 4xLP box set. The second half of the new reissue features over an hour of bonus material, which can now be streamed exclusively at The Guardian. The material includes various demos and takes, rarities and a few unreleased jams. Head over to The Guardian to get your Mogwai fix now and pre-order your copy of the box set at this location.

Review: MOGWAI – “Rave Tapes”

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As far as instrumental rock is concerned, Scotland’s Mogwai have always been in the upper echelon. The band’s continuing stylistic evolution helps them distance themselves from your average post-rock categorized band. Album after album, Mogwai add something new to their musical repertoire and create a full length that is alien and familiar at the same time. 2011’s Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will represented yet another new chapter for the band. Compared to 2008’s The Hawk is Howling, the instrumentation was more on the subdued side, but without sacrificing any of the band’s lavish songwriting. The bursts of heavy guitar mastery were replaced, for the most part, by bright selections of melody and driving, alternative rock rhythms. It was a little different but something you would expect to hear Mogwai do. With this year’s Rave Tapes, the band takes a step in a slightly new direction. Forget what you heard on Hardcore Will Never Die, because Rave Tapes is a new animal all together.

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MOGWAI Streaming New Album “Rave Tapes”

Scotland’s masters of instrumental rock, Mogwai, will release their new album Rave Tapes next week on January 20th. But do you really want to wait that long? Hell no. Luckily The Guardian are providing an exclusive advanced streaming of the new album. Go forth and listen to these ten new tracks of awesomeness. Now!

MOGWAI Debut “The Lord Is Out Of Control” Video

Noisey have premiered the new music video for Mogwai’s electronic centered track “The Lord is Out of Control”. The song will be featured on the band’s upcoming album Rave Tapes, along with “Remurdered”, which is out on January 21st. The video, directed by Antony Cook, is very odd but beautifully shot. You can check it out after the break.

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MOGWAI Announce 2014 North American Tour

Mogwai will be embarking on a new North American tour during April and May of next year in support of their forthcoming album, Rave Tapes, which is due out on January 20th. I am excited beyond belief, are you? You can check out the full schedule after the break and listen to their new song “Remurdered” here.

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