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by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009

Wild Beasts
Two Dancers
Releasing: 8 September 2009 (US) / out now in UK

01 The Fun Powder Plot
02 Hooting and Howling
03 All the King’s Men
04 When I’m Sleepy…
05 We Still Got the Taste Dancing on Our Tongues
06 Two Dancers
07 Two Dancers II
08 This Is Our Lot
09 Underbelly
10 The Empty Nest

Wild Beasts
“All the King’s Men” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009

Harmonia & Eno ‘76
Tracks and Traces
(Gronland / High Wire Music)
Releasing: 6 October

Brian Eno joined Krautrock and electronic mavens Harmonia to record together back in 1976. Finally all these years later the material is getting a proper release.

01 Welcome
02 Atmosphere
03 Vamos Companeros
04 By the Riverside
05 Luneberg Heath
06 Sometimes in Autumn
07 Weird Dream
08 Autumn
09 Les Demoiselles
10 When Shade Was Born
11 Trace
12 Aubade

Harmonia & Eno ‘76
“Vamos Companeros” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009

Deerhunter recently recorded a 20-minute-plus live set with Alabama Public Television for their “We Have Signal” program.

by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009

Laptop rapper MC Lars goes puppet crazy in his latest video and puts an accordion front and center in the tune.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009

Fool’s Gold are an LA pop band that blends African rhythms into their sound and will appeal to hipsters and world music aficionados in equal measure. They are releasing their debut album, called Fool’s Gold on 29 September in the US and will also be appearing at the massive World Music Festival in Chicago.

Fool’s Gold
“Surprise Hotel” (Micachu & The Shapes remix) [MP3]

Fool’s Gold
“Surprise Hotel” [MP3]

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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