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— Chicago garage rockers the Ponys haven’t released anything since 2007’s Turn Out the Lights album, but the Matablog announces that they’ll return this spring with the new Deathbed + 4 EP. Matador releases it digitally on April 20 and on 12″ vinyl on May 25. Head over here to hear new song “Check the Door”.
— Inter Arbiter is the first full-length from Sebastian Krueger, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who records as Inlets, and it’s due April 20 from twosyllable. Beirut’s Zach Condon, Dirty Projectors’ Angel Deradoorian, and two members of Osso guest.
— Judy Sucks a Lemon for Breakfast, the new album from British pop veterans Cornershop, is already out in Europe; we reviewed it favorably here, and you can listen to it here. And on April 20, the band will release it in North America via the group’s own Ample Play label.
— April 23-24, Brown University in Providence will hold its 50th annual Spring Weekend festival. The bill includes MGMT, Major Lazer, the Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, and Wale.