Today in Music: J.I.T.M. at Night, The Shackeltons live at KEXP, new Wilco MP3, big news from Gossip, and more

Help us celebrate at the John in the Morning at Night Birthday Bash, this Friday (March 9) at Neumos with The Saturday Knights, El Perro Del Mar, The Blakes and The Shackeltons. Additional tickets have been released and are now available.

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The Shackeltons, live on KEXP from CMJ 2006
Photo courtesy of Doron Gild

Every Monday-Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. All this week we’re featuring artists that will be performing at the John in the Morning at Night Birthday Bash. Today’s featured selection is from the 2006 debut self-released full-length by The Shackeltons:

The Shackeltons – Your Movement (MP3)

Catch The Shackeltons live on KEXP, today at noon! Learn more about podcasting and subscribe now.

  • Download a song from the forthcoming Wilco album Sky Blue Sky, courtesy of Wilcoworld and CMJ:
  • Wilco – What Light (MP3)

  • Portland’s Gossip signed with a subsidiary of Columbia Records called Music With a Twist, a label founded specifically to embrace the gay community. Look for their follow-up to Standing in the Way of Control by the end of the year.
  • Gossip – Listen Up (MP3)

  • The first batch of artists have been announced for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in Chicago (July 13-15). The lineup features Cat Power, Of Montreal, Clipse, Iron and Wine, Grizzly Bear, Jamie Lidell and more. Get info and news about the festival:

    Pitchfork Music Festival podcast (MP3)

  • Daft Punk are set to tour with the Rapture.
  • Thanks to Stereogum for the heads-up about the new Menomena video. Watch it here.
  • An Aquarium Drunkard delivered a nice podcast today featuring music from: The Duke Spirit, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Grizzly Bear, Whiskeytown, My Morning Jacket, R.E.M. Joy Division, Galaxie 500, and more:
  • An Aquarium Drunkard – Episode 26 (MP3)

  • Rock Sellout announces some bad news for Online Radio stations, especially the smaller ones. As reported by, “The Copyright Royalty Board will more than double the fees that online music stations must pay to license music on their sites.”
  • Fans of The Sims should dig this new Lily Allen video.
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