Early Listener Bonus Tracks:
- All Fake Everything by Regurgitator from Super Happy Fun Times Friends [Self-Released / Bandcamp]
- All Tan Everything by Das Racist from Sit Down, Man [Greedhead / Self-Released]
- Everything Is Everything (Lauryn Hill Cover) by Phoenix from Six Feet Under Vol. 2, Everything E [Astralwerks]
- Futura by Battles from Gloss Drop [Warp]
- New York USA by Serge Gainsbourg from Couleur Cafe [Island / Mercury]
- Chicago (Multiple Personality Disorder Version) by Sufjan Stevens from The Avalanche [Asthmatic Kitty]
- London by The Smiths from Louder Than Bombs [Rough Trade]
- Los Angeles by Frank Black from 93-03 [Cooking Vinyl]
- San Francisco Song by Camera Obscura from Old Enough To Know Better [Merge]
- Ffunny Ffriends by Unknown Mortal Orchestra from Unknown Mortal Orchestra [Fat Possum]
- Lights & Music by Cut Copy from In Ghost Colours [Modular]
- Gangsta by Tune-Yards from WHOKILL [4AD]
- Damage by Handsome Furs from Sound Kapital [Sub Pop]
- Far Away by Washed Out from Within And Without [Sub Pop]
- Warmer Places by Delorean from Subiza [True Panther Sounds]
- Hey Jude by Elvis Presley from From Elvis In Memphis [RCA/Legacy]
- Black Elvis by Kool Keith from Black Elvis/Lost In Space [Ruffhouse]
- Light Black by Toro Y Moi from Underneath The Pine [Carpark]
- Papa Was A Rodeo by The Magnetic Fields from 69 Love Songs, Vol. 2 [Merge]
- Vessel by Zola Jesus from Conatus [Sacred Bones]
- Murder Room by Pepper Rabbit from Red Velvet Snowball [Kanine Records]
- Waiting Room (Fugazi Cover) by TV On The Radio from Live at Pitchfork
- Casiotone Nation by Soul Coughing from Ruby Vroom [Warner]
- Independent Room by Fugazi v. Destinys Child from Mashup
- Paranoid Android by Radiohead from OK Computer [Capitol]
- Bad Mouth (Radio Edit) by Fugazi from 13 Songs [Dischord]
- Iced Coffee (Club Mix) by Tanlines from Iced Coffee [Self-Released]
- You Know That I’m No Good (Amy Winehouse Cover) by Wanda Jackson from The Party Aint Over [Third Man / Nonesuch]
- 27 (Demo) by M.I.A. [Self-Released]
- Valerie (Zutons Cover) by Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse from Version [Columbia]
- Perth by Bon Iver from Bon Iver, Bon Iver [Jagjaguwar]
- Unit by Regurgitator was named as the #10 hottest album of all time by the Aussie radio station Triple J. Pick up new music from them at their Bandcamp.
- The new album by Handsome Furs is one of my favorite albums of 2011. It’s out now on Sub Pop Records.
- New music from Ernest Greene, aka Washed Out, also comes HIGHLY recommended. His debut album, Within And Without, is out on Sub Pop Records.
- Merrill Garbus, who records & performs as Tune-Yards, has pipes. She is also out On Tour. You might want to go see her.
- Also, someone buy me this shirt that Ryan from Pitchfork posted on Twitter. Okay, to be fair, he got it from Kenny Bloggins.
- M.I.A. released a song titled 27. It was previously written about friends who died at age 27, as well as being a nod to the ’27 club’ — famous musicians who self-destruct at age 27. She released it as a tribute to Amy Winehouse. (R.I.P.) Listen/Download over at Stereogum.
- Handsome Furs will play the Rave in Milwaukee, WI, on Thursday, 28 July 2011, 7:30pm, tix – $16.60 (plus fees, I’m guessing)
- Peter Bjorn & John will play a FREE show at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Fri, 26 Aug 2011, 7:00pm.
- Tobacco and the rest of Black Moth Super Rainbow will play a show at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Fri, 09 Sept 2011 @ 9:00pm, doors 8:00pm, tix – $15 adv, $18 day of show
- The Besnard Lakes will play at the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Sun, 02 Oct 2011 @ 8:00pm, tix – $12 day of show, $10 in advance.
- Gang Gang Dance will play at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 @ 8:30pm, doors 7:30pm, tix – $10
- Crocodiles and Dum Dum Girls will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Thu, 18 Oct 2011, 8:30pm, tix – $14, $12 in advance, 18+ show.