Karen O – Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys

Karen O of of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs has recorded a spine-tingling cover of Willie Nelson’s cautionary tale / unsolicited parenting advice: Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys.

It’s a beautiful version, and her voice hangs like a benevolent moon in the glittering sonic firmament and oh yeah,  it’s also an advert for a Mexican Restaurant.

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The Cinematic Orchestra – Entr’acte and Manhatta

Hello there, Arge here. Very exciting news everyone. Today sees the release of brand new material from The Cinematic Orchestra, they have scored two short films, Entr’acte and Manhatta. Both from the same era as Man With A Movie Camera which The Cinematics scored in 2003.

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Five albums for the autumn

The guardian has a list of the ten albums to look out for in the autumn and it features such travesties as Noel Gallagher and Coldplay. So here’s an alternative list of albums coming out this autumn that you really should have a listen to:

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Seeks Music Launch Party

Well, we think we’re just about ready enough to take ourselves out of beta, and call ourselves cooked.
This is a cause for celebration so we’re delighted to say that we’re going to have ourselves a little knees up.
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Feature : 64 Bar Challenge

Some brilliant minds live out there on the internet, and sometimes they pool together on the surface to make something pretty. Over at the Ninjatune Forum, just such a thing happened: The 64 Bar Challenge. Read on after the jump…

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