TEEN DAZE – NEW THEORY (WASHED OUT COVER)
Given that what generally constitutes a British summer is pitiful, the short blast of heat that we’re experiencing at the minute will probably be the peak. Lap it up whilst you can, and do so to the soundtrack of Teen Daze doing an amazing recreation of Washed Out’s New Theory, making it feel less ‘glo-fi’ and more like a track from a seminal 80’s brat pack style movie.
[download from pitchfork]
SOMETHING IN CONSTRUCTION RECORDS – BETTER POP MUSIC
Caribou. Fitness Club Fiasco. Freelance Whales. Air France. Memory Tapes (twice). Phoenix. Some free downloads are good and others verge on taking the piss with how ridiculous they are – and Something in Construction’s latest summer sampler definitely falls into the latter. 19 tracks by a variety of genuinely great artists just given away – there are few better compilations that you’d have to p[ay for, never mind getting it per gratis.
[download from nme]
YEP ROC – SONGS FROM THE VAULT VOLUME ONE
And if one amazing album wasn’t enough, here’s another – Yep Roc are giving away a ’13-song digital sampler featuring… demos, b-sides and other extra bonus material from some of your favorite Yep Roc releases.’ Whilst it might not quite have the big names that SIC include, there’s still a wide selection of superb tracks, including one from the ever impressive Peggy Sue.
[download from bandcamp]
THE TWILIGHT SAD – REFLECTION OF THE TELEVISION (ERRORS REMIX)
When they’re not making albums with the best daytime TV puns ever (the immaculately named ‘Come Down with Me’ following their debut ‘How clean is your acid house?’) they’re teaming up with fellow Scots The Twilight Sad to put a neon beat to their track ‘Reflection of the television’. Brilliant
[download from tlobf]
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