The Free Music Archive debuted a bunch of new features this week, including Tagging and a Recent Activity Feed. Read more about where we're at and what's up next!
+ It's a big week for the Downtown Music community as ISSUE Project Room is in the midst of the second annual Darmstadt: Essential Repertoire Festival (Dec 3-5th). This Phill Niblock piece is a preview of what's in store, you can read more here, and re-live last night's performances here.
+ Peppermill Records offers a series fantastic seasonally-themed compilations (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer), featuring the likes of Daedelus, Nathan Michel, Mochipet, Dev/Null, Bran Flakes, Satanicpornocultshop, Jason Forrest (aka WFMU DJ Donna Summer) and more! Here's an awesome auto-tuned jam from Rafter:
After the jump there's a mix of recent WFMU live session highlights featuring Roland P. Young, Frantz Loriot & Ben Miller (of Destroy All Monsters!), El Perro Del Mar, Hopewell, Manikin, Doug Gillard, De Cylinders, Delta Dreambox, and Wild Carnation (Brenda of the Feelies!) with much more from each session on the Free Music Archive.
+ We're two weeks in to the Anti-Pop Consortium Remix Contest
and we've already received a bunch of awesome remixes, here's one of
our favorites so far. You've got until Dec. 20th to get in the running
for glittering prizes and eternal fame, download multitracks and get started here!
+ KEXP's recent adds include exclusive studio recordings from Vivian Girls, Raphael Saadiq, Vieux Farka Touré and Os Mutantes
and here's that Live@WFMU mix