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by PopMatters Staff

5 Feb 2010


Free Energy
Stuck on Nothing
(DFA/Astralwerks)
Releasing: 9 March

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy manned the production booth for the album debut on his DFA imprint of Philadelphia’s Free Energy.

SONG LIST
01 Free Energy
02 Dream City
03 Bang Pop
04 All I Know
05 Bad Stuff
06 Dark Trance
07 Young Hearts
08 Light Love
09 Hope Child
10 Wild Winds

Free Energy
“Hope Child” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

4 Feb 2010


The xx recently assembled a special mix for Annie Mac’s show on BBC 1 Radio. There’s a lot of songs in the mix list below, but they are excerpts and the whole thing isn’t much longer than five minutes.

The xx
Mini Mix for Annie Mac [MP3]
     

SONG LIST
Dorian Concept: “The Fucking Formula”
Jamie Lidell: “A Little Bit More (Luke Vibert Remix)”
Flying Lotus: “Massage Situation”
Jack Penate: “Pull My Heart Away”
Jack Penate: “Pull My Heart Away (Jamie xx Remix)”
Harmonic 313: “Problem 4”
Roots Manuva: “Witness the Fitness”
Bullion: “Get Familiar”
Joker: “Digidesign (Om Unit Remix)”
Joker: “Digidesign”
Boogaloo Crew: “Calling All Dancers”
Tes La Rok: “Uprise”
Burial: “Unite”
Rich Reason & Fantastic Mr. Fox: “Lo-Fi-Ve”
Joy Orbison: “Hyph Mngo”
Skream: “Trapped in a Dark Bubble”
Fantastic Mr. Fox: “Plimsoul”
Deadboy: “U Cheated”
Florence & The Machine: “You’ve Got the Love (Jamie xx Rework)”
The xx: “Islands”

by PopMatters Staff

4 Feb 2010


Magnetic Fields
69 Love Songs (Deluxe Edition)
(Merge)
Releasing: 20 April

Merge plans a deluxe vinyl re-issue of the classic album 69 Love Songs this April and they’ve just offered up a remastered MP3 of “The Book of Love” from the release.

The Magnetic Fields
“Book of Love” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

4 Feb 2010


Vampire Weekend played tunes from their chart-topping Contra on La Blogotheque’s Les Soirees De Poche series recently.

by PopMatters Staff

4 Feb 2010


Massive Attack’s long awaited new release drops next week and the first video premiered this week.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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