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Fun with Forkcast, Round 10

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.

Sally Shapiro – “Time to Let Go (CFCF Remix)” from Remix Romance Vol. 2, out now on Paper Bag

The Broken West – “Perfect Games” from Now or Heaven, due 09/09/08 on Merge

Diplo – “Brew Barrymore” [via Mad Decent

Team Robespierre – “This Feels Perfect” from the “Bad Habit” 7″, out now on Impose

Girl Talk – “Set It Off” from Feed the Animals, out now from Illegal Art

Shugo Tokumaru – “Parachute” from Exit, out now on Almost Gold

Oxford Collapse – “The Birthday Wars” from Bits, out now on Sub Pop

UNKLE [ft. Josh Homme] – “Chemical” from End Titles… Stories for Film, out now on Surrender All

Lots more after the jump…

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Lollapalooza 2006: Day Two

Take the whole day off...Remember how yesterday I said that Jack White offered us free ice cream? I thought he was just joking around and being silly until I got off the train Saturday afternoon and walked by an ice cream van on the way to entrance of Lollapalooza’s second day. The volunteers said it was free, so I nabbed an ice cream sandwich and a Raconteurs sticker. Thanks, Jack!

The ice cream came in handy because it was a muggy-ass day in Chicago. I started sweating the minute I walked through the gates. Day One had been sunny, but breezy. But Day Two was overcast and hotter than balls. I pounded three beers as fast as I could because I knew I’d have to switch to water to survive. And a crowded music festival is no place to be sober—just ask my pregnant wife!

It would’ve been fun to see Be Your Own Pet, Nada Surf, Feist, and the Go! Team, but when you’re trying to spread your energy out over three days, you’ve got to make some sacrifices. And sleeping in, grocery shopping, and a leisurely lunch took precedence over the early afternoon schedule. Especially when it’s muggy out.

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