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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

MP3: Radiohead, Caveman, Blackbird Blackbird, First Aid Kit (live), and The xx (Demo) :: Friday 01.06.12

After Holidäy Hiatus we’re back with a grip of tunes that’ve been swirling between our ears over the last couple weeks. Enjoy thoroughly.

Radiohead “Staircase” [follow]
from The Daily Mail & Staircase (download)

Caveman “Old Friend” [follow]
from Coco Beware

Blackbird Blackbird “Tear” [follow]
from Boracay EP

First Aid Kid “Emmylou” (live) [follow]
from Live on KCRW

The xx “Open Eyes” (Demo) [follow]

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MP3: First Aid Kit “The Lion’s Roar”
MP3: Blackbird Blackbird cover Modest Mouse 
iPhone: Inside Apple’s Kid A-like Testing Facility
MP3: Blackbird Blackbird “modern disbelief”
MP3: Radiohead Covers “Nobody Does It Better” by Carly Simon
MP3: The Antlers cover The xx
Video/MP3: Homeless Mustard Sings Radiohead’s Creep, Has Great Beard

MP3: Tennis, The Drums, Bombay Bicycle Club, White Denim, and The Antlers (covering The xx)

Be sure to check out today’s 11.11.11 Mix. In the meantime, here’s today’s new five for your shopping and listening pleasure. Enjoy thoroughly.

Tennis “Origins” [follow]
from Origins

The Drums “I Can’t Save Your Life” [follow]
from How It Ended (b-side)

Bombay Bicycle Club “Lights Out, Words Gone” [follow]
from A Different Kind of Fix

White Denim “Handwriting” [follow]
from Takes Place In Your Work Space EP

The Antlers “VCR” (The xx) [follow]
from (Together)

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MP3: Adele Jamie XX Remix, Rooftop Vigilantes, The Get Up Kids, Twin Shadow, The Rural Alberta Advantage :: Friday Five 1.6.11

Enjoy thoroughly.

Rooftop Vigilantes “Copper Is Free” from Carrot Atlas

The Get Up Kids “Shatter Your Lungs” from There Are Rules

Twin Shadow “Shooting Holes” (live)
from Daytrotter Session 1.5.11 [download]

The Rural Alberta Advantage “Stamp“ from Departing

Adele “Rolling in the Deep “ (Jamie XX Remix)

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MP3: Friday Five 11.26.10 new Wolf Parade, The National, Iron & Wine, OMD covering The XX, and Banjo Or Freakout

It’s the Cyber Monday Black Friday Five. Here to cram even more on your shopping list. Enjoy thoroughly.

Wolf Parade “Agents of Love” from Semi-Precious Stone single

The National “Wake Up Your Saints” from High Violet, Expanded Edition

Iron & Wine “Walking Far From Home” (single)

OMD “VCR” (The xx) rough mix

Banjo Or Freakout “105” (single)

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