We recently profiled Owen Pallett and praised his 2010 album, Heartland, saying it “has a fine polish that feels as expansive as it is ornate.” Pallett recently stopped by Q TV and here is his live take on “Lewis Takes Off His Shirt”.
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Basement Jaxx have remixed ‘80s new wave classic from those old New Romantics, ABC. Man, this one takes me back… Actually, the album that song originally comes from (The Lexicon of Love) is a perfect Valentine’s Day soundtrack all around.
“Look of Love (Felix Jaxx Booty Remix)” [MP3]
and the original…
Releasing: 18 May
Beck and Feist are just two of the musical luminaries stepping in for an assist on UK blue-eyed soul meister Jamie Lidell’s new platter due out in May. This goes beyond the casual guest appearance, as both Beck and Feist wrote tunes with Lidell for Compass. Oh, and some folks from Wilco and Grizzly Bear turned up too. This should be a good one and here’s a stream to whet the appetite.
Indie film upstarts the Duplass brothers have a new movie being released to US theaters on July 9th. These recent arrivals to the scene are most notable for their writing/directing/producing work in The Puffy Chair and Baghead. The upcoming comedy is sort of 40 Year Old Virgin meets Step Brothers. It focuses on recently divorced John (John C. Reilly) who gets involved with a woman named Molly (Marisa Tomei) and ends up butting heads with her grown son Cyrus (Jonah Hill).
Releasing: 6 April
Sigur Rós’ Jónsi Birgisson has big plans for a solo career this year with Go, due out in April on the uber-trendy XL label, and a long list of upcoming US and Canadian tour dates (listed after the jump).
01 Go Do
02 Animal Arithmetic
04 Boy Lilikoi
05 Sinking Friendships
07 Grow Till Tall
08 Around Us
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