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Friday, June 17, 2011

Weekend's Darkly Soaring "End Times" Now Soundtracks a Dexter Teaser

Posted By on Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:50 AM

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The post-punk/shoegaze band Weekend graduated last year from local phenom to national thing with the Slumberland release of its debut album, Sports. Now the band is becoming even more of a thing: Its soaring single, "End Times," soundtracks a new teaser for the sixth season of the Showtime series Dexter. Which, bring on the champagne! But really, we just wanted a chance to remind you how good this song is. Watch the tease after the jump, and grab an MP3 of "End Times," too.

The teaser -- in which "End Times" fits rather perfectly:

Those of you more than temporarily infatuated with this noisy slab of Joy Division nostalgia may appreciate the "End Times (Radio Edit)" single Slumberland released last month on 7-inch vinyl and digital. We can vouch for its brawnier, more immediate production. But here's the free version:

MP3: Weekend -- "End Times"

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