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MP3 of the Day #745: Simian Mobile Disco

 
By on Friday, 22nd March 2013 at 10:00 am
 

During their last year’s tour date in Philadelphia, Simian Mobile Disco recorded their live show in one take, with no edits. This will be released for the fittingly but rather boringly titled ‘Live’ album, to be put out by seminal German techno label Kompakt on the 15th of April on Delicacies. As an offering ahead of the album’s release, James Ford and Jas Shaw are offering up this version of their track ‘Wooden’ done in a studio in January 2013 with the same live ethos as ‘Live’ but under more controlled conditions. Listen to and download it from the Soundcloud widget below.

The band stopped in DC on that last North American tour that included Philly, and you can read my review of that gig here.

 

MP3 of the Day #744: Suede

 
By on Monday, 18th March 2013 at 10:00 am
 

Suede release their latest album ‘Bloodsports’ today, and they are offering up this live version of ‘Filmstar’ from their recent show at the Camden Barfly as a free mp3. Listen to and grab it for your very own below.

 

(SXSW 2013 flavoured!) MP3 of the Day (and more!) #743: Scanners

 
By on Wednesday, 6th March 2013 at 10:00 am
 

Scanners will be making a couple high-profile appearances at SXSW next week, so it’s perfect timing that the four-piece are offering up their track ‘Control’ from their new EP ‘Mexico’, out this week on Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak label. Grab it below. Also below is the video for title track ‘Mexico’, as well as a list of all their SXSW appearances below for your convenience.

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SXSW 2013 appearances:
Wednesday 13th March – Dim Mak Showcase, 418 E. 6th Str, time TBA
Thursday 14th March – Soho Lounge, 217 E. 6th Street, 10 PM
Saturday 16th March – Beautiful Buzz / Deli Radio, Brew Exchange, 706 E. 6th Street, 6:50 PM

 

MP3(s) of the Day #742: Delphic

 
By on Tuesday, 5th March 2013 at 10:00 am
 

Manchester’s Delphic are at it again with the latest in a string of confounding actions. In January it was the less than wowing release of ‘Collections’. The latest? They’ve taken ‘Rehab’ by late cult soul singer Amy Winehouse of the pop genre they’ve professed to love so much and remixed it. Seems as random as the time they covered Cheryl Cole’s ’3 Words’ in the Radio1 Live Lounge. I’m not a fan of Winehouse, but I’m wondering, was this really necessary? This new version of ‘Rehab’ is available as a free download below, as is what they’re calling the Delphic DJs March 2013 mixtape.

 

(SXSW 2013 flavoured!) MP3 of the Day #741: China Rats

 
By on Monday, 4th March 2013 at 10:00 am
 

We previewed Leeds lads China Rats in the rock / metal / punk UK bands chapter of the TGTF Guide to SXSW 2013. Now they’re like to offer you something free for the taking: ‘Nip It in the Bud’, a track produced last November with London producer Hugh Worskett (Delphic, I Dream in Colour, Katie Sutherland). Listen to and grab it for your own in the Soundcloud widget below. Their press folks sent me the below list of places and times when you can catch them live at SXSW 2013:

Thursday 14 March: Beautiful Buzzz Party @ The Brew Exchange (706 W 6th) @ 3:30pm
Thursday 14 March: British Music Embassy @ Latitude 30 (512 San Jacinto) @ 5:30pm
Friday 15 March: British Music Embassy @ Latitude 30 (512 San Jacinto) @ 10pm

 

MP3 of the Day #740: Ghostpoet

 
By on Thursday, 28th February 2013 at 10:00 am
 

Ghostpost is offering up this free download of track ‘MSI ‪MUSMID’, from his forthcoming album ‘Some Say I So I Say Light’, which is scheduled for release on the 6th of May on PIAS. This second album is the follow-up to Ghostpoet’s 2011 Mercury Prize-nominated debut album ‘Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam’. Listen to and download the teaser song below. He’ll be touring in May and June, all the details are below.

Saturday 18th May 2013 – Coventry Kasbah
Tuesday 21th May 2013 – Liverpool East Village Arts Club
Wednesday 22nd May 2013 – Sheffield Queens Road Social
Thursday 23rd May 2013 – Newcastle Cluny
Friday 24th May 2013 – Glasgow Broadcast
Saturday 25th May 2013 – Edinburgh Electric Circus
Monday 27th May 2013 – Bournemouth Winchester
Tuesday 28th May 2013 – Manchester Gorilla
Wednesday 29th May 2013 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 30th May 2013 – London Village Underground
Sunday June 2nd – Leicester Academy
Monday June 3rd – Oxford Academy
Friday June 7th – Suffolk John Peel Arts Centre

 
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