Today in Music: the Hidden Cameras, Elvis Perkins, Sonic Youth, Mount Eerie, Peter Bjorn and John

Here’s one more video from the The Take-Away Shows series to close out the week. This one features the Hidden Cameras performing an improvised version of ‘Boys of Melody’ along the Canal Saint Martin after a show in Paris. Listen to an exclusive performance from the Hidden Cameras, recorded live at a KEXP V.I.P. Concert Series event at the Triple Door on 12/2/06 (WMA, Real).

  • Thanks to Stereogum for the heads-up about an impressive live session from Elvis Perkins over at Daytrotter:
  • Good Friday (Daytrotter Session) – (MP3)
    Emile’s Vietnam in the Sky (Daytrotter Session) – (MP3)
    All the Night Without Love (Daytrotter Session) – (MP3)
    While You Were Sleeping (Daytrotter Session) – (MP3)

  • Thanks also to Brooklyn Vegan for posting the new video for “Objects of My Affection” by Peter, Bjorn and John
  • Sonic Youth are heading to China. You can also catch them at Coachella in April.
  • Mount Eerie are playing a couple shows here in Seattle. Catch them Sunday night (Feb 25) at Vera and March 21 at Atlas Clothing.
  • Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Interpol and others are getting ready to rock the Oxegen and T in the Park festival this summer in the UK.
  • Even more love for Loney, Dear at Powerpopulist.
  • Music That Matters Vol. 39: Sasquatch! Music Festival 2007 will be available later today. Cheryl Waters features a mix of music from some of her favorite artists that are performing at this year’s Sasquatch! Get info on the lineup and listen to songs from the Black Angels, Ghostland Observatory, the Thermals, Spoon, Cold War Kids, Neko Case, Grizzly Bear, Arcade Fire, Loney Dear, the Hold Steady, Viva Voce and more. Learn more about all our podcasts and subscribe now.
  • Finally, our 2007 Winter Membership Drive starts today at 6pm. Please consider supporting our member supported, listener powered station with a financial gift during the drive this week. Thanks everyone!
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