“Acres of Skin”

Check out Zs’ amazing live performance for “Acres of Skin” for terroreyes.tv, recorded in a backyard in Austin, TX during SXSW. Their new album, New Slaves, is due May 11 on The Social Registry, AND IT IS SO FUCKING GOOD.

• Zs: http://www.myspace.com/zstheband
• The Social Registry: http://www.thesocialregistry.com

Captain Ahab

The End of Irony [short film]

Captain Ahab’s third album, The End of Irony, was released this week on Deathbomb Arc. Check out the companion film above.

• Captain Ahab: http://www.myspace.com/captainahab
• Deathbomb Arc: http://deathbombarc.com

Designer Drugs

“Drop Down”

Here’s the new, official, ultra-limited video for Designer Drug’s 2009 track “Drop Down,” directed by Kevin Calero. You can purchase the single at iheartcomix.

• Designer Drugs: http://myspace.com/designerdrugsclubmusic

Gil Scott-Heron

“New York Is Killing Me” [feat. Nas]

I’m New Here was released February 9 on XL Recordings. Check out Nas’ added rhymes. New York is just killing him.

• Gil Scott-Heron: http://gilscottheron.net
• XL Recordings: http://www.xlrecordings.com

Gotan Project

“La Gloria”

Gotan Project’s latest gotan project is Tango 3.0, due for release April 20 on XL Recordings. In other news, Godspeed You! Black Emperor have ended their hiatus.

• Gotan Project: http://www.myspace.com/gotanproject
• XL Recordings: http://www.xlrecordings.com

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


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