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]

  

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