The Laundromatinee, brought to you by MOKB, continue to bring you sweet video of their in studio performances with a set by The Acorn this week. The Ottawa based band is currently touring with Calexio in support of their 2007 album Glory Hope Mountain. Check out video for the 4 live songs or listen to the band’s most recent single “Crooked Legs” right here on our website.
Download: The Acorn – Crooked Legs
MInnesota Public Radio’s The Current has two new in studio performances for you to listen to and enjoy. Last week, the radio station featured performances by Eagles of Death Metal and record of the year contenders Blitzen Trapper. Each set is 3 songs long with interviews following. EODM can be found here and Blitzen Trapper over here. I’m starting to enjoy the MPR site more everyday.
Well, MTV might have just made itself cool again. It’s rolling out MTV Music – a free, searchable database of nearly every video in their vault. My only question is, what took them so long? It has a slick interface, the site runs quickly and the video quality is much better than the user-submitted videos on YouTube. Sorry if we just ruined your work day, but we’ve already spent hours looking at some old favorites.
Everyone’s favorite new Brooklyn band, MGMT, just did a pretty sweet in studio set for the AOL Interface. Watch the videos or even download the thing in fancy video podcast form from iTunes.
The good folks at Peppermill Records have a new sampler for you to download and enjoy. The sampler features an astounding 42 tracks that you can download in zip form or individually. Let us know which tracks are worth gettin’!
Seems like the live video/audio this week has been really solid for you music junkies. The goodness today comes from the LaundroMatinee website, who bring us some live video featuring an in studio performance by Oxford band Supergrass. Watch it now.
Birdmonster recently played a Lounge Act for the good people at Woxy.com. Ths set features four older songs and two songs previously unreleased. Listen and download the whole thing now.
Nashville based outfit, The Bird Ensemble, have a brand new album you can download for free from their website. Don’t have much info to give out on these guys, but the album is worth your time. Download the new one The Last Song Book now.
Matador Records has a pretty sweet fall sampler you should download and enjoy. The free compilation features killer tracks from Shearwater, Lou Reed, Pavement, and some other fine artists.
Vinyl collectors consider yourselves lucky! Tomorrow, seminal North Carolina label, Merge Records, will be re-issuing some of the great hits from their catalogue on vinyl. Some of these albums have been out of print for a long time, so this might be your first chance at grabbing them. Click here to pre-order Camera Obscura, The Magnetic Fields and Polvo or hit up your local record store.