Today in Music: the Jam, the Heavy Hearts, the National, Portishead, Interpol, Deerhoof, Joseph Arthur

Here’s another really cool live clip of the Jam performing “Man in the Corner Shop.” Thanks to Waved Rumor for continuing to post so many awesome vintage clips.

All this week our Song of the Day podcast features exclusive live performances from some of the finest bands in the Seattle rock scene. Today’s featured song is from The Heavy Hearts, recorded live at KEXP on 1/20/07:

The Heavy Hearts – Spit When You Say My Name (MP3, photos)

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  • Big news from the National today! Their follow-up to 2005’s Alligator is called Boxer and will be available May 22.
  • Portishead debut a new song at a secret live gig and Magnolia Electric Co. announce an enormous tour. Catch them at the Showbox with Son Volt on March 27. Both stories courtesy of Pitchfork.
  • Three very nice posts from Rock Sellout today…

  • Interpol + Swervedriver = ???
  • Watch the new video for “We Danced Together” by the Rakes.
  • Deerhoof is premiering a new video for “The Perfect Me” at their MySpace page, today at 4pm (PST).
  • Download “Diamond Ring” from Let’s Just Be by Joseph Arthur and the Lonely Astronauts, courtesy of

    Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts – Diamond Ring (MP3)

  • Cool feature about Weezer’s Pinkerton. What were you listening to ten years ago?
  • 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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