MED
“Classic” [feat. Talib Kweli]

“Classic,” produced by Karriem Riggins, may or may not be on MED’s upcoming album on Stones Throw. In other news, Green Day may or may not be guesting on the album, too.

• MED: http://www.myspace.com/medaphoar
• Stones Throw: http://www.stonesthrow.com

Pernice Brothers

“Jacqueline Susann”

Pernice Brothers’ video for “Jacqueline Susann” was shot for $30. That’s probably cheaper than all the bullshit chillwave videos being released lately! PB’s Goodbye, Killer (TMT Review) is available now on Ashmont.

• Pernice Brothers: http://www.pernicebrothers.com
• Ashmont: http://www.ashmontrecords.com

Regina

“Saanko jäädä yöksi (Ernest Gonzales remix)”

What do you get when you cross Finnish electro-pop trio Regina with Exponential Records owner Ernest Gonzales??????

• Regina: http://www.myspace.com/reginaxxx
• Ernest Gonzales: http://www.myspace.com/theoryofeverything
• Friendly Fire: http://www.friendlyfirerecordings.com
• Exponential Records: http://www.antipop.net

HEALTH

“Drugs Beach” [new song live]

The University of Minnesota’s Radio K rules. The station has been providing further proof of this by posting daily videos this week from HEALTH’s recent set at Minneapolis’ 7th St. Entry. Today’s video features HEALTH playing a brand new track, “Drug Beach.” Holy shit, am I right HEALTH fans?

• HEALTH: http://www.healthnoise.com
• Radio K: http://radiok.cce.umn.edu

The Books

“A Cold Freezin’ Night”

The Books would do anything to release The Way Out July 20 on Temporary Residence Limited, but it won’t do that.

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

Dirty Projectors + Björk

“All We Are”

Mount Wittenberg Orca, the collaborative EP by Dirty Projectors and Björk, is released today. It’s a benefit album for the National Geographic Society, so head on over here to donate and git yer tasty tunes.

• Dirty Projectors: http://www.dirtyprojectors.net
• Björk: http://bjork.com
• Domino: http://www.dominorecordco.com

  

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