Today in Music: Grizzly Bear remix, Art Brut info, Kaiser Chiefs MP3s and more
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. Today’s featured selection is a remix from the 2006 album Yellow House by Grizzly Bear:
Grizzly Bear – Knife (Girl Talk Remix) (MP3)
KEXP is proud to present Grizzly Bear at Sasquatch! in George, Washington on May 26. Learn more about podcasting and subscribe now.
The Shins covered Pink Floyd last night during their show at the Kentish Town Forum last night. Watch a video of the performance, courtesy of Stereogum.
Kevin Barnes from Of Montreal has an interesting idea for a new record, courtesy of You Ain’t No Picasso and Wireless Bollinger.
Page France covering Randy Newman was You Ain’t No Picasso’s biggest surprise from SXSW. Download their version of ‘Beehive State’ from the Hot Freaks Showcase at Mowhawk:
My Old Kentucky Blog posted two b-sides from the Kaiser Chiefs recent single, Ruby from the new album Yours Truly, Angry Mob:
Page France – Beehive State (Randy Newman cover) (MP3)
Pitchfork has a number of interesting stories today, as usual: Art Brut is set to release a new album called It’s A Bit Complicated on June 26; The New Pornographers announced a handful of dates for June and it sounds like they’re new album (late August) will be slightly more epic; more Smashing Pumpkins news and tour dates.
More Cowbell posted a nice feature on Calexico covering the Arcade Fire at the Rialto Theatre in Tuscon, AZ on 1/6/07. Here’s Calexico’s version of ‘Ocean of Noise’ from Neon Bible:
Kaiser Chiefs – From the Neck Down (MP3)
Kaiser Chiefs – Admire You (MP3)
According to the Tripwire, the rumor that Radiohead will sign with Hear Music (the newly formed Starbucks record label) is totally untrue.
Rock Sellout has a couple cool features on the new Tegan & Sara record, a Brian Wilson art exhibition, and Polytechnic’s debut album.
Calexico – Oceans of Noise (Arcade Fire cover) (MP3)
Tune in for three in-studio performances tomorrow, Fri March 30: Manchester Orchestra (9:30am), Love Like Fire (12pm), Elvis Perkins (3pm).
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