“Precision Auto” [live with Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington]

You’ve heard Superchunk’s “Precision Auto” before. You’ve also heard Les Savy Fav cover “Precision Auto” in concert and on SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers. But have you heard Superchunk perform “Precision Auto” live with Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington on vocals for Primavera Sound 2010??

A better audio (but worse video) version can be found here.

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Juan MacLean

“Feel So Good”

Juan MacLean’s DJ-KiCKS mix is a love letter to straight-up house music. It’s a driving, sweaty session thick with pumping keys, chunky drum-machine beats and chopped vocals. Recorded specifically for the mix, the Juan MacLean’s new single “Feel So Good” is a perfect distillation of that vibe.

That’s all copy-pasted, FYI.

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Small Black

“Bad Lover”

Small Black’s self-titled EP was released late last month on Jagjaguwar, the working man’s label. I don’t know why I said that.

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Unnatural Helpers

“She Was Your Girlfriend”

Smoochy smoochy: Cracked Love & Other Drugs, the new LP from Unnatural Helpers, is out now on Hardly Art.

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Arcade Fire

“The Suburbs”

Arcade Fire’s double A-Side single, featuring “The Suburbs” and “Month of May,” was premiered today by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. And now, as expected, the tracks are being spread virally throughout the internet. The above YouTube is of “The Suburbs,” while you can listen to “Month of May” here.

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