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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

MP3: New Ennui, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Devil Whale, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., and The Strokes :: Friday Five 03.11.11

We’re in the midst of another great record-shopping season. Enjoy thoroughly.

Ennui “Coconino”
from Coconino [follow]

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart “Belong”
from Belong [follow]

The Devil Whale “Barracudas”
from Teeth [follow]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. “Morning Thought”
from It’s A Corporate World [follow]

The Strokes “Taken For A Fool”
from Angles [follow]

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MP3: New Arcade Fire (Acoustic), Generationals, The Strokes, Raveonettes, and J Mascis :: Friday Five 02.11.11

Enjoy thoroughly. Best when back-to-back with last week’s tunes.

Arcade Fire “Ready To Start” (Acoustic)
Live on KROC Studio R [watch video]

Generationals “Greenleaf” from Actor-Caster

The Strokes “Under Cover of Darkness”
from Under Cover of Darkness

The Raveonettes “Forget That You’re Young”
from Raven In The Grave

J Mascis “Is It Done” (feat. Band of Horses’ Ben Bridwell)
from Several Shades of Why

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Arcade Fire: Remix and New Burlesque Print
Arcade Fire: Sprawl II and Animated Suburbs Cover
MP3: The Go! Team, Panda Bear, Telekinesis, Wye Oak, and J Mascis
Twitter: Lou Barlow is Staying on Top of the Ümlaut

MP3: Adele Covers The Cure, The Strokes

A BBC session from a couple years back and a track from her much-anticipated upcoming release, out February 22. She’s got some pipes alright.

Adele “Last Nite” (The Strokes) from BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

Adele “Lovesong” (The Cure) from 21 [pre-order]

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MP3: Adele Jamie XX Remix
Mashup: The Cure x Bob Marley “Waiting In Heaven”
Bloopy: The Pixies “Where Is My Mind?” 8-Bit Chiptune
Listen: M. Ward Covers Joanna Newsom, Led Zeppelin
MP3: Alex Chilton (RIP), Big Star covers by Elliott Smith and The Decemberists
Music: Weezer, The 8-Bit Covers
MP3: Super Mario Covered By Grupo Falso Baiano
MP3: Friday Five 09.03.10 Twin Shadow, Computer Magic, Starfucker, Fops, Holly Miranda covers When In Rome
Trailer: Somewhere by Sofia Coppola

MP3: Friday Five 06.18.10 new Arcade Fire, Julian Casablancas demo, Dr. Dog, Phantogram, Peter Wolf Crier

Nice to be back after a batshit-busy stint in LA. Here’s what’s been bouncin’ between my ears since last week. Enjoy.

Arcade Fire “Ready to Start” from The Suburbs

Julian Casablancas “I’ll Try Anything Once” (Demo)
» See it in Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere trailer

Dr. Dog “Shadow People” from Shame, Shame

Phantogram “When I’m Small” from Eyelid Movies

Peter Wolf Crier “Crutch & Cane” from Inter-Be

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MP3: Friday Five and Halloween Six 10.30.09

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Hope everybody gets freaky this weekend. Happy Halloween!

Surfer Blood “Floating Vibes” from Astro Coast

Adele “Last Nite” (The Strokes) from BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

The Sandwitches “Back to the Sea” from
How To Make Ambient Sadcake

Thin Lizzy “Dancing In The Moonlight” from Greatest Hits

Philip Lynot “Old Town” (Chronovisor Mix) from Old Town

The Postmarks “Everyday Is Halloween” (Ministry) from Unsorted
Dead Man’s Bones “My Body’s A Zombie For You” from s/t
Trailer “Ghost In the Invisible Bikini” from Ghouls With Attitude 2
The Unicorns “Tuff Ghost” from Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone
The Cramps “Zombie Dance” from Songs The Lord Taught Us
Misfits “Astro Zombies” from Coffin Box, Disc 3: Sessions

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