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Speaking of steel drums, there’s a ton of them in this live rendition recorded in the middle of a parade/procession in Manchester as the cameraman races to chase them.

by PopMatters Staff

31 Jul 2009


Vic Chesnutt
At the Cut
(Constellation)
Releasing: 22 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Coward
02 When the Bottom Fell Out
03 Chinaberry Tree
04 Chain
05 We Hovered With Short Wings
06 Philip Guston
07 Concord Country Jubilee
08 Flirted With You All My Life
09 It Is What It Is
10 Granny

Vic Chesnutt
“Chain” [MP3]
     

Hot Chip redo “Transmission”, reduce the urgency, shove in some groovy vocoder, and crank up the balearic steel drums. Not nearly as bad as it sounds, but definitely a pale shade of the original.

Dam-Funk
Toeachizown
(Stones Throw)
Releasing: 27 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 Toeachizown
02 Mirrors
03 (My Funk Goes) On & On
04 LAtrifying
05 Let’s Take Off (Far Away!)
06 Tunnels
07 Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future
08 Flying V Ride
09 Candy Dancin’
10 Burn Straight Thru U
11 10 West
12 I Wanna Know
13 Rollin’
14 Love Is Here 2nite (I Can Feel It)
15 Could I Be Losing Another Lover?
16 Show Me the Way U Feel
17 One Less Day
18 I Wanna Thank U (4 Steppin’ Into My Life)

CD #2
01 Brookside Park
02 Hood Pass Intact
03 Kill ‘Dat aka Killdatmuthafu*ka
04 Mobbin’ Thru Busters
05 Boogie Slyde
06 Come On Outside
07 The Sky Is Ours
08 Nu-Frontiers
09 Spacecapades
10 Fantasy
11 Keep Lookin’ 2 the Sky

Dam-Funk
“Toeachizown” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

30 Jul 2009


Neon Indian
Milky Ways
(Lefse)
Releasing: 13 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 (AM)r†
02 Deadbeat Summer
03 Laughing Gas
04 Terminally Chill
05 (If I Knew, I’d Tell You)
06 6669 (i dont know if you know)
07 Should Have Taken Acid With You
08 Mind, Drips
09 Psychic Chasms
10 Local Joke
11 Ephemeral Artery
12 7000 (reprise)

Neon Indian
“Should Have Taken Acid With You” [MP3]
     

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