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Fun with Forkcast, Round 9

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: just because it’s been months since we’ve done a Forkcast update, it doesn’t mean we haven’t been paying attention.

Tobacco ft. Aesop Rock – “Dirt” from Fucked Up Friends, due later in 2008

Wolf Parade – “Call It a Ritual” from an upcoming full-length, title TBD, due 06/17/08 from Sub Pop

Architecture in Helsinki – “Like It Or Not (El Guincho Remix)” From the Like It or Not EP, forthcoming from Polyvinyl

Radar Bros. – “Slack Motherfucker”

Os Mutantes – “Mutantes Depois” from a forthcoming album, expected in late June 2008

Free Kitten – “Seasick” from Inherit, due 05/20/08 from Ecstatic Peace

Stereolab – “Three Women” from Chemical Chords, due 08/18/08 worldwide (except for the U.S.) and 08/19/08 in the U.S. from Duophonic UHF Disks/4AD

The Chap – “Carlos Walter Wendy Stanley” from Mega Breakfast, due 07/01/08 on Ghostly International

Lots more after the jump…

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The Mountain Goats – Lovecraft in Brooklyn (Aesop Rock remix)

MP3: The Mountain Goats – “Lovecraft in Brooklyn” (Aesop Rock remix)

Be sure to check out the very cool Sketch Theatre video for it, too.

As is typical in today’s parlance, “remix” here implies Aesop Rock taking the a cappella vocal track, and using an entirely new instrumental track and tacking on an additional rap verse. The original version appears on the Mountain Goats latest, Heretic Pride, and it’s the best song on the album. This remix pales in comparison, but it’s worth hearing.

eMusic: The Mountain Goats, Aesop Rock.

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