Today in Music: the English Beat live!

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Kevin Cole with the English Beat, live at KEXP – 3/8/07
Photo courtesy of Gregory Perez

We’re excited to podcast one of the greatest in-studio performances we’ve had at KEXP… the English Beat! Check out some photos and download the entire performance now, recorded live at KEXP on 3/8/07:

The English Beat – Live at KEXP (MP3)

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 from the 2007 debut full-length album All Good Things by Pacha Massive:

Pacha Massive – Pachangueando (MP3)

Learn more about Pacha Massive, learn more about podcasting and subscribe now.

Thanks to Gorilla vs. Bear for the heads-up about a new Hot Chip song called ‘My Piano.’ Listen to the song at their MySpace page and it will also be on their upcoming DJ-Kicks release, due out May 21.

Gorilla vs. Bear also has a nice version of ‘Hatchet’ by Low from the Drums and Guns promo 7″ that Sub Pop issued for the LP:

Low – Hatchet (Optimimi version) (MP3)

If you haven’t seen it, Music For Robots posted the video for ‘Breaker’ from Drums and Guns.

Brooklyn Vegan is loaded with great content right now. Here are a few of the posts…

  • Check out this week’s new releases, including Panda Bear’s Person Pitch, the reissue of Radiohead’s Airbag/How Am I Driving? EP, and Bonnie Prince Billy’s Strange Form of Life EP.
  • Cass McCombs announces tour dates.
  • They Might Be Giants announce their new album and tour dates. Download a song from the 2004 Indestructible Object EP:
  • They Might Be Giants – Am I Awake? (MP3)

  • Listen to the new Sister Vanilla album and watch the video for the first single ‘Can’t Stop the Rock,’ courtesy of Rock Sellout.
  • Setereogum has the new Apples in Stereo video for ‘Can You Feel It’ from New Magnetic Wonder. Check it out if you haven’t seen it.
  • Pampelmoose has a new podcast interview with Film Guerrero’s John Askew.
  • Listen to a couple demos from Brendan Benson’s new solo work, courtesy of So Much Silence and Gorilla vs. Bear:
  • Brendan Benson – Feel Like Taking You Home (MP3)
    Brendan Benson – Poised and Ready (MP3)

    So Much Silence also has a ton of great MP3s and a video from a personal favorite…

  • Read a nice feature on The Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest and download an MP3:
  • A Tribe Called Quest – Excursions (MP3)

  • Download a live performance from The Broken West at SXSW on 3/16/07.
  • Watch the video for the Hold Steady’s ‘Stuck Between Stations’ from Boys and Girls in America. For those in the area, they’ll be in Phoenix on June 2.
  • If you’re interested in more SXSW coverage, here are some nice posts…

  • Three Imaginary Girls is posting reports on each day. Here’s what they have to say about Day 4 of SXSW.
  • My Old Kentucky Blog has interviews with Prototypes and Bishop Allen from SXSW.
  • You Ain’t No Picasso has a nice feature on the Ponys at Mohawk.
  • Tune in today at noon for an in-studio performance from David Vandervelde. Listen to all of our programming on demand, at our two-week Streaming Archive and check out the Live Performances Archive for hundreds of exclusive performances.

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