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Tuesday Forecast

I’m excited for this weeks releases, excited to hear David Byrne and St. Vincent, the new The XX, and the new Thavius Beck. Maybe they’re thinking we’ll all be depressed thinking about the anniversary of 9/11 and figuring we all only live once so let’s buy a bunch of new music. Done.



Summer Playlists From ?uestlove and Others

Vulture.com makes it easy for us to do what many of us are too lazy or busy to do for ourselves, the summer playlists. And they hooked it up so you can can listen to them. So pretend you’re friends with these talented folks and that they made them just for you.

These friends include Bobby Womack, Animal Collective, Santigold, Kreayshawn, Hot Chip, and more. Check out full playlists here. And ?uestlove wants you to check out his annotated list.


Record Store Day This Saturday- Support!

Mp3′s and Amazon.com and iTunes etc., etc. are all fine and good BUT today is special. Get out from behind your computer and go support your local brick & mortar record store. Keep them alive. A little human to human contact isn’t always so bad.

Find your local participating store, RecordStoreDay.com.

Some special releases only available at stores—

Afrika Bambaata & MC5, Animal Collective, Atmosphere and The Uncluded (Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson), Childish Gambino, Deerhoof, JEFF the Brotherhood, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Mastodon/Feist, Shabazz Palaces, Sigur Ros, The Flaming Lips, The Pharcyde, Xiu Xiu/Dirty Beaches, DJ Food, ESG, Gorillaz, Peter Tosh, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed.