If I wasn't here this weekend, I would be watching our friends in Death Cab for Cutie perform their exquisite album "Transatlanticism" in its entirety in Portland tomorrow and Seattle on Sunday. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Transatlanticism and DCfC continues to grow in influence as they develop their stunning soundscapes and explore new territories. The band is releasing a special Transatlanticism – Tenth Anniversary Edition on vinyl and digital download on October 29. It will contain the original, unreleased demos for each of the songs on the album. Above, the demo version of "Lightness." Below, a live performance of the Transatlanticism title track from Death Cab for Cutie's 2012 "Live From The Artist's Den" performance. Congratulations, you guys!
dj BC writes, “In 2006 I mixed a bunch of New Orleans artists with Wu Tang rappers to make the record ‘Wu Orleans.’ 11 years later, here’s part two, with ten new songs. Free MP3 download of both albums here. A very limited run of vinyl with all 20 Wu Orleans songs on two records, […]
It’s been seven years since we previewed Theft: A History of Music, a comic book that explains the complicated history of music, borrowing, control and copyright, created by a dynamic duo of witty copyright law professors from Duke University as a followup to the greatest law-comic ever published: the book was due out years ago, but the untimely and tragic death of illustrator Keith Aoki delayed it — until today.
Announced today: So It Is, a new album of Cuban-inspired jazz from the monumentally amazing Preservation Hall Jazz Band (previously), due out on April 21. Available today: Santiago, an instrumental track from the album that will MAKE YOU DANCE.
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