Joan of Arc Presents
Don’t Mind Control Variety Show [live soundboard recording]

Polyvinyl has made available a soundboard recording of Joan of Arc’s Don’t Mind Control Variety Show from earlier this year at Chicago’s Empty Bottle. The performance features over 30 musicians, including a surprise reunion set by Cap’n Jazz. You can download the 24-song set here.

Don’t Mind Control live album tracklist

01. Euphone w/Tim Kinsella - Friend in Common
02. Euphone w/Tim Kinsella - King Missile Lizard King Jam
03. The Zoo Wheel - The Prize/Water
04. The Zoo Wheel - Hi Honies
05. Owen - No More No Where
06. Litesalive - Tele / Shoulders / Alone and One / Blue-Bronze Player
07. A Tundra - Beer Plugs
08. A Tundra - Fallen Awake
09. A Tundra - The Doug McComb Over
10. Jeremy Boyle - Thanks Todd and Theo
11. Disappears - The 15th (Wire cover)
12. Disappears - Sound of Confusion (Spacemen 3 cover)
13. Cap’n Jazz - Little League
14. Cap’n Jazz - Oh Messy Life
15. Cap’n Jazz - We Are Scientists
16. Cap’n Jazz - Que Suerte
17. Joshua Abrams - [amalgamation of many tunes]
18. Birthmark - Untitled New Song
19. Birthmark - Untitled New Song
20. Birthmark - Untitled New Song
21. Vacations - Friday the 13th Pt. 2
22. Vacations - New Friends
23. Vacations - Ewoks in Domes
24. Slick Conditions - Spit in Layers

• Polyvinyl: http://www.polyvinylrecords.com

Friends Records

Friends and Friends of Friends [free compilation album]

Here’s a free digital download from new Baltimore label Friends Records. It’s titled, appropriately enough, Friends and Friends of Friends. The label is also releasing the comp as a limited-edition cassette, so if you’re a tape fetishist, head on over to Friends Records to order copies for you and your friends. Don’t have any friend? Then you’re a total loser, loser.

Side A:
01. Weekends - A Defining Love (acoustic)
02. Future Islands – Virgo Distracts (live @ DubLab)
03. Height with Friends – Current Floor (King Rhythm Redux)
04. Winks - Sometimes I Can Fake a Smile
05. Daytime - Lights
06. Food For Animals – Dope (Jones Remix)
07. Sri Aurobindo – Don’t Know (live @ WMUC)
08. The Violet Hour – Echoes

Side B:
09. Moss of Aura – Generations
10. Lands and Peoples – In Living Colour
11. Lonnie Walker – Feels Like Right
12. Tapes in Space – Bat Meat
13. Shields - DANGx2
14. B&P – Greminals
15. Brendan Sullivan – Young Thunder Pt. 1

• Friends Records: http://www.friendsrecordsbaltimore.com

Interpol

“Lights”

Some people were mad Interpol didn’t make our decade list. Some people were ecstatic. Either way, Interpol will announce new album info in the coming weeks.

• Interpol: http://www.interpolnyc.com

The Books

“Beautiful People”

The Books will release The Way Out in July via Temporary Residence, and boy am I excited. Here’s a track off the album. (via P4k)

• The Books: http://www.thebooksmusic.com
• Temporary Residence: http://temporaryresidence.com

Chocolate Grinder Mix 31

“Sinkhole Collapse”

01. Carl Calm - “Acayucan Cacique (Orchestral Mix)” (The Sag)
Start time: 0:00; Links: DNT Records - Carl Calm

02. Four Tet - “Angel Echoes” (There Is Love in You)
Start time: 2:24; Links: Domino - Four Tet

03. Boson - “Pony (Boson Dubstep Remix)”
Start time: 6:24; Links: Boson

04. Burning Star Core - “Part IV (Excerpt)” (Papercuts Theater)
Start time: 10:26; Links: No Quarter - Burning Star Core

05. The Jameses - “Rat People” (Haunted Rider & Rat People 7-inch)
Start time: 14:08; The Jameses

06. Ed Sunspot - “Flooded Nest” (Resonant Hole Singles Series Vol. 1)
Start time: 18:38; Links: Resonant Hole

07. Idiot Glee - “All Packed Up” (Idiot Glee EP)
Start time: 20:43; Links: Hop Hop - Idiot Glee

08. Pantha Du Prince - “Im Bann” (Black Noise)
Start time: 23:33; Rough Trade - Pantha Du Prince

09. Zola Jesus - “I Can’t Stand” (Stridulum)
Start time: 26:49; Sacred Bones - Zola Jesus

10. Rhys Chatham - “My Lady Of The Loire” (The Bern Project)
Start time: 31:00; Hinterzimmer - Rhys Chatham

[Artwork: Keith Kawaii]

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

“She Ain’t a Child No More” [Live on The Colbert Report]

Sharon Jones went on The Colbert Report yesterday to drop some funk on Stephen Colbert’s stupid conservative head. He didn’t know whether or not she was black though, because he doesn’t see race.

• Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: http://sharonjonesandthedapkings.com
• Daptone: http://www.daptonerecords.com

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