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Fun with Forkcast, Round 18

Pitchfork: ForkcastThe fine folks at the Fork have been uncovering all kinds of new music for you to check out. Here’s our latest roundup of the good stuff that Pitchfork has given up recently on their Forkcast:

Phoenix -“Love Like a Sunset” (Animal Collective Remix – Deakin’s Jam)

Vampire Weekend – “Horchata”

Bat for Lashes – “Pearl’s Dream (Skream’s Pour Another Glass of Champers Remix)”

Radiohead – “Videotape (Phaseone & Frank Heat Remix)”

More fun after the jump…

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Pitchfork Fest 2007: Day One

Pitchfork 2007I’ve gone to the Pitchfork Music Festival each year since its inception, including the first year when it wasn’t actually called the Pitchfork Music Festival. But I’d never requested a press pass because I didn’t feel like having to write about it. When you request free tickets, you’re obligated. And sometimes it’s nice to just hang out with some friends, listen to a some music, and observe Hipster Youth in their native habitat.

Plus, it’s fucking Pitchfork—who wants to ask those guys for anything?

This year, though, we needed that photo pass to get those nice, close shots. So I swallowed my pride and got hooked up with a media pass for myself and a photo pass for my man, AMP. But I still wanted to have a nice weekend and enjoy myself, so I made a conscious decision to follow Wayne Coyne’s advice and try not to be too uptight about it. I mostly succeeded.

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Billboard saw Ghostface at Pitchfork

Billboard’s Charley Rogulewski has seen a ghost!

According to the original version of his Pitchfork piece (Sonic Youth, GZA, Slint Kick Off Pitchfork Fest), posted July 14, 2007, 7:10 PM ET, GZA “was flanked by fellow Wu member Ghostface Killah for abbreviated versions of most of the album tracks.” Rogulewski even got a quote: “It was a very free spirited performance,” Ghostface said afterward. “We were feelin’ the crowd.”

Google cache still has the original version. View a screen grab.

The article since been half-corrected. Now, GZA “was flanked by Wu associate Cappadonna for abbreviated versions of most of the album tracks,” but the quote is still attributed to Ghostface, who as far as we can tell, was not actually in Chicago this weekend. Wasn’t he in Amsterdam with the rest of the Wu-Tang Clan (youtube)?

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