Today in Music: KEXP live from SXSW, dEUS, !!!, Os Mutantes, the Black Keys, Ratatat and more

KEXP is taking it on the road to Austin for the 2007 South By Southwest Music Festival. KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole are broadcasting live from the Austin City Limits Studios. The three day broadcast features exclusive live performances from thirteen artists including Ghostland Observatory, Earl Greyhound, Mew, Peter Bjorn & John, Fujiya & Miyagi, The Apples in Stereo, Okkervil River, Under Byen, Beirut and more. We intend to deliver each of these performances as special editions of our Live Performances podcast. Check out the broadcast schedule here.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Perez

Every Monday-Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. The podcast features exclusive in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent musicians that KEXP DJs think you should hear, along with songs from more well-known artists.

Today’s featured selection is from the from the 2006 album Pocket Revolution by dEUS

dEUS – 7 Days, 7 Weeks (MP3)

Listen to an exclusive live performance from 3/22/06 – (WMA, Real)

Learn more about Deus, learn more about podcasting and subscribe now.

  • !!! announce a North American tour. Catch them at Neumos on May 3.
  • Os Mutantes are set to tour this summer.
  • Patrick Carney of the Black Keys talks about Radiohead, his label Audio Eagle Records, Ike Turner & Danger Mouse.
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction Ceremony was streamed live, without commercial interruption last night.
  • Here’s a nice review of the Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration. Stax Records was synonymous with Memphis for a very long time.
  • You need to check out the new remix album from Ratatat
  • Sub Pop’s Jonathan Poneman launched a new label called Hardly Art.
  • Here’s a nice feature on the I Am Drinking Again EP by Bonnie “Prince” Billy. Download a song, courtesy of An Aquarium Drunkard:
  • Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Dreaming My Dreams (MP3)

  • The Village Voice says goodbye to the Roxy. The roller-disco-turned-nightspot that had been around since 1979, which is pretty impressive for a club in New York.
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