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Vinyl Archives: Week of February 23rd

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Pixies – “Monkey Gone To Heaven”

The Pixies recently stopped by the Indie88 Black Box to deliver a powerful performance of both older hits and new tracks. Check out the band’s performance of “Catfish Kate” and “In the Arms of Mrs. Mark of Cain” from Beneath the Eyrie and the classic Doolittle track “Monkey Gone to Heaven” here.

Iggy Pop – “The Passenger”

Iggy Pop recently performed at Tiber House with Patti Smith, Phoebe Bridgers, and more. The annual benefit, which took place at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, featured performances from Laurie Anderson, The National’s Matt Berninger, Tibetan musician Tenzin Choegyal, and more. Pop performed “We Are the People (written by Lou Reed) with Laurie Anderson and the 1969 Stooges classic “I Wanna Be Your Dog.”

Depeche Mode – “I Feel You”

Depeche Mode have announced the release of their SPiRiTS in the Forest documentary concert film on DVD, out March 27th. The four-disc package will include two DVDs featuring concert footage of the rock band during their final two shows on their 2018 “Global Spirit Tour.” It also comes with two CDs containing the “LiVE SPiRiTS” soundtrack and the live audio recording from their two performances. Check out more details here.

INXS – “Never Tear Us Apart”

The National have shared a cover of INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” as part of Songs For Australia, the new Julia Stone-curated compilation benefitting Australian brushfire relief. The National’s contribution of INXS’s hit track from 1987’s Kick stays true to the original, while adding a quintessential The National-style melancholic twist. The keys-driven cover lets frontman Matt Berninger’s crooning vocals thrive as he delivers classic lines like, “I/ I was standing/ You were there/ Two worlds collided/ And they could never tear us apart.” Listen to the new track here.

Pavement – “Cut Your Hair”

Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has shared a video for “Shadowbanned,” which stars celebrities like Mac DeMarco, Kurt Vile, Conor Oberst, and more. The amusing new Jan Lankish-directed clip sees a digital version of Malkmus’ face getting superimposed on a variety of musicians and actors including Kim Gordon, Jason Schwartzman, Sharon Van Etten, Superorganism’s Orono Noguchi, and many more. Watch the video here.

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