Xiu Xiu - 'Quagga' [Listen]
Vancouver label Kingfisher Bluez's exclusive single series (which you can buy here) will be shipping Xiu Xiu's supremely experimental single 'Quagga' later this fall. The series costs $80 for 13 single-sided 7"'s, which also include acts like Dirty Beaches and Apollo Ghosts.
The official release date for the 'Quagga' 7" will be November 15th, but you can download the abstract noise piece here, via Pitchfork.
Xiu Xiu and Dirty Beaches have announced they'll be joining forces on a Record Store Day release. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Xiu Xiu, Joan As Police Woman, Dan Black & White Hills. Remix MP3: Dan Black - Symphonies (Hot City Remix) Cover MP3: Joan As Police Woman - Fire (Jimi Hendrix) Live MP3: Xiu Xiu - Vulture Piano (live) MP3 Of The Day! White Hills MP3: White Hills - Dead http://www.myspace.com/whitehills [read more]
So the explosions have died down after fireworks night, today is especially grey and bleak and i'm still a little sleepy from staying up til 2:30am writing a proposal for my art project. But I felt nostalgic so i'm gladly sharing with you all fifteen songs from some of my favourite mixtapes made for me by some of my favourite people - namely friends. I'm aware that was poorly worded but we can ignore that can't we? Lovely. So what we have here is fifteen songs I wouldn't have hear... (continued) [read more]