Live Video of the Week: Broken Social Scene at CMJ

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Brendan Canning
photo by Doron Gild

From last October during KEXP’s broadcast at Gibson Showroom during CMJ, the main members of Broken Social Scene gathered for a laid-back, practically impromptu set, featuring songs helmed by a few of the multiple songwriters: Brendan Canning, Kevin Drew, and Andrew Whiteman, joined by drummer Justin Peroff and multi-instrumentalist Charles Spearin. Two of the songs came from Brendan’s recent album, Something For All Of Us…, namely “Hit the Wall” and “Love Is New.” The rest of the songs were so new that one of them didn’t even have a title yet. Here are three songs from the session. You can download a fourth when you subscribe to the KEXP Video Podcast.

Hit the Wall:

Xerxes:

Untitled (“title it yourself, it’s a choose your own adventure”):

Here are a few more photos from the session, courtesy of Doron Gild:

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One Comment

  1. jim
    Posted April 27, 2009 at 8:55 am | Permalink

    where can i find the show that took part on the radio. i had some but is there any forum or blog where this are posted?

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