Owen Pallett
“Lewis Takes Off His Shirt (Dan Deacon Remix)”

Owen Pallett’s remix EP is due June 22 on Domino, digitally and on 12-inch. It features remixes of “Lewis Takes Off His Shirt” by Benoit Pioulard, CFCF, and, of course, Dan Deacon. Simon Bookish and Max Tundra offer remixes, too, so, you know, you should, you know, consider buying it, you know?

• Owen Pallett: http://www.owenpalletteternal.com
• Domino: http://dominorecordco.us

Jeremy Jay


Jeremy Jay’s new album, Splash, is due and/or will make its “splash” on May 25. Through K Records, of course.

• Jeremy Jay: http://www.myspace.com/jeremyjay
• K Records: http://www.kpunk.com

[Photo: JULIEN]

Johnny Rotten

Interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live

John Lydon talks about the Public Image Ltd reunion. As Billy Corgan once sang, “I’m in love with you (so in love!).”

• Public Image Ltd: http://www.pilofficial.com

Mates of State

“Laura” [Girls cover]

Mates of State are releasing a covers album, Crushes (The Covers Mixtape), this summer. It features covers of artists like Daniel Johnston, Belle & Sebastian, The Mars Volta, Tom Waits, and of course Girls. What, no cover of Burning Star Core?

• Mates of State: http://www.matesofstate.com

People of the North (featuring Oneida members)


People of the North, comprised of Kid Millions and Bobby Matador of Oneida, will release Deep Tissue on April 27 via Brah. What will they come up with next?

• Brah: http://www.brahrecords.com
• Oneida: http://www.myspace.com/oneidarocks

[Photo: Lisa Corson]

Big Boi


Big Boi’s Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty is due May 4 on Def Jux Jam. [via Nah Right]

• Big Boi: http://www.myspace.com/bigboi
• Def Jam: http://www.defjam.com


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