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:
  • Page France – Beehive State (Randy Newman cover) (MP3)

  • My Old Kentucky Blog posted two b-sides from the Kaiser Chiefs recent single, Ruby from the new album Yours Truly, Angry Mob:
  • Kaiser Chiefs – From the Neck Down (MP3)
    Kaiser Chiefs – Admire You (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:
  • Calexico – Oceans of Noise (Arcade Fire cover) (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.
  • 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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    One Comment

    1. bonnie
      Posted March 29, 2007 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

      grizzly bear at sasquatch is a dream come ture. I

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