Lots of content today (Ra Ra Riot concert review this morning, Mixologist on the way), so we’ll spare your eyes the wisdom of our wickedly witty prose and go straight to the music:
*As discussed in last week’s Fall Preview, there is a shitload of music coming out over the next couple of weeks. Two of indie’s more forward-thinking heavyweights, Deerhunter and No Age, will be releasing full-lengths next week; you can stream the new records at NPR Music and The Guardian, respectively. Brooklyn buzzers and FP faves The Hundred in the Hands, whose eponymous debut hit shelves this week, can also be heard live-streaming at Spinner.
Deerhunter – “Memory Boy”
No Age – “Depletion”
The Hundred in the Hands – “Dead Ending”
*Kanye West continues to deliver new music weekly, this time featuring such luminaries as Mos Def, Raekwon, and Swizz Beatz:
Kanye West featuring Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, and Charlie Wilson – “Lord Lord Lord”
*Since our incipient days we have trumpeted the virtues of oddball Wesleyan alumni/Rap group Das Racist, and they are finally getting some well-deserved attention. Their second mixtape Sit Down, Man, featuring production by Diplo and jazz pianist/superstar Vijay Iyer, is now available for *FREE* download at DJbooth.net, among other places.
Das Racist (produced by Diplo)- “You Can Sell Anything”
*We at FP are generally opposed to reunion tours in all of their many forms, but some of us would not exist in our current forms were in not for Pavement. So, yeah, here’s Pavement on the Colbert Report:
*Our new obsession Chromeo performing “Night by Night” on Letterman:
*And, finally, if you find yourself at home this Sunday evening, we recommend you tune in for the season premier of Bored to Death, aka FP the sitcom, in which Keith Meatto becomes a private investigator, L.V. Lopez ages gracefully, and Roddy Rickhouse grows a beard:
That’s it for the week. See you at the Atlantic Antic, where we’ll be pickin’ pockets: