- Robot Rock / Oh Yeah by Daft Punk from Alive 2007 [Virgin]
- The Robots by Kraftwerk from The Man Machine [Capitol]
- Get Innocuous by LCD Soundsystem from Sound Of Silver [DFA]
- Repatriated by Handsome Furs from Sound Kapital [Sub Pop]
- Family Entertanment by The Undertones from The Undertones [Drastic Plastic]
- Blackout by Anna Calvi from Anna Calvi [Domino]
- How They Want Me To Be by Best Coast from How They Want Me To Be [Soundcloud/Self-Released]
- Polish Girl by Neon Indian from Era Extrana [Mom & Pop Records]
- Control by Spoek Mathambo from Mshini Wam [BBE]
- Tomorrow (Vector Lovers Mix) by Ladytron from Tomorrow Remixes [Nettwerk]
- Soft by Washed Out from Within And Without [Sub Pop]
- These Words by Megafaun from Megafaun
- Beth / Rest by Bon Iver from Bon Iver, Bon Iver [Jagjaguwar]
- Thousand Square by Mountains from Air Museum [Thrill Jockey]
- You Said by The Horrors from Skying [XL]
- Head Full Of Doubt / Road Full Of Promise by The Avett Brothers from I And Love And You [American]
- The World (Is Going Up In Flames) by Charles Bradley from No Time For Dreaming [Daptone]
- The Underdog by Spoon from Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga [Merge]
- Custom Concern by Modest Mouse from This Is A Long Drive For Someone Wi [Up Records]
- The Nude by Catherine Wheel from Chrome [Fontana]
- What’s Going On? by Marvin Gaye from What’s Going On? [Tamla]
- Mister Heavenly by Mister Heavenly from Mister Heavenly [Sub Pop]
Bonus Track (after 8am):
- Province by TV On The Radio from Return To Cookie Mountain [4AD]
- The Undertones self-titled release has been reissued by Drastic Plastic Records. Buy the vinyl. Order it from Drastic. Besides being a record label that reissues records by THE CLASH, they’re my favorite record store in Omaha. (Sorry, Saddle Creek, can we still be friends?)
- Holy crap people! Why have you been hiding Anna Calvi from me? I am definitely picking this up on vinyl this week. RIYL: PJ Harvey, Siouxise Sioux, lady guitarists w/ edgy vocals/lyrics.
- Control by Spoek Mathambo is a cover of Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control. The video is super-freaky. It’s on Youtube.
- Mister Heavenly is Honus Honus of Man Man, Nicholas Thorburn of Islands and The Unicorns, and Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and The Shins. Out of Love is out today, 16 Aug 2011 on Sub Pop Records.
- The new album by Handsome Furs is one of my favorite albums of 2011. It’s out now on Sub Pop Records.
- Charles Bradley is an amazing singer with an amazing story. You can read some of it over at Wikipedia. Much love to Gabriel Roth at Daptone Records for giving the man a chance. We are all better for it.
Free Music/New Music:
- How They Want Me To Be by Best Coast is free on her Soundcloud page.
- Polish Girl by Neon Indian is free for the price of an email address, via his Facebook Page.
- Midnight City is at M83‘s website for the price of an email address.
- Opium (Vaab Remix) by The New Division is available at over at their Bandcamp Page.
- Amber Hands by Mute (UK) Records’ Soundcloud Page.
- Gangsta (Ad Rock Remix) by Tune-Yards is available via Beggars Group.
- Grab the new TV Girl EP, free for the price of an email address, over at their Facebook page.
- New Pomplamoose Video, Monster Mask is on Youtube.
- 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
- Megafaun will play at the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Thu, 29 Sept 2011, early show, 7:30pm, tix – $12 adv/dos, 18+ 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.
- Wilco will play the Overture Hall in Madison, WI, on Wed, 05 Oct 2011 @ 7:30pm, tix – $40 adv/dos, seated show, all ages
- Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Thu, 18 Oct 2011, 8:30pm, tix – $14, $12 in advance, 18+ show.
- Gang Gang Dance will play at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 @ 8:30pm, doors 7:30pm, tix – $10
- The Avett Brothers will play at the Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee, WI, on Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 7pm, tix – $35