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Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite Detail New Album ‘No Mercy In This Land’

Ben Harper and harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite unveiled a smoldering new song, "No Mercy In This Land," the title-track from their forthcoming album, out March 30th.

The sparse and lonesome blues tune pairs Harper's steely guitar with the raspy blare of Musselwhite's

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Hear Car Seat Headrest’s Combustible New Version of ‘Cute Thing’

Car Seat Headrest (Will Toledo) released a revamped version of his 2011 song "Cute Thing." The original had the shoddy charm of a bedroom recording; the new rendition adds clarity and punch to the drums and piercing guitar. 

The sound isn't the only thing Toledo updated. He tweaks some lyrics, trading in mentions of indie rock star Dan Bejar and the Who's John Entwistle for

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Car Seat Headrest's Combustible New Version of 'Cute Thing'

See The War on Drugs’ Rugged Performance of ‘Pain’ on ‘Fallon’

The War on Drugs demonstrated their trademark mix of weary vocals and highly polished rock during a performance of "Pain" on The Tonight Show on Monday. The single became the band's first Number One hit last week when it climbed to the top spot on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs Airplay

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See The War on Drugs' Rugged Performance of 'Pain' on 'Fallon'