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Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste + Little Joy’s Binki Shapiro team up to cover the Grateful Dead’s “Loser”


Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste and Little Joy's Binki Shapiro (and friends) collab on a cover of the deep Dead cut "Loser", taken from the massive Day of the Dead 10xLP boxset charity comp that dropped yesterday on 4AD...

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The Strokes – “Call It Fate Call It Karma”

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Adam & Binki – “Collage”


Here's a new bonus track from Binki Shapiro & Adam Green's excellent/exceedingly charming forthcoming self-titled collection of duets, out January 28, 2013, on Decca/Rounder. "Collage" can also be had now as part of the duo's Fall EP, which dropped yesterday...

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mp3: Adam Green + Binki Shapiro – “Here I Am”


One of the more pleasant surprises of the year is the new collaborative LP from Adam Green + Binki Shapiro, which sounds a bit like a modern, classy take on classic '60s pop duets in the vein of Nancy & Lee...

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crafts for a cause

crafts for a cause

Little Joy's Binki Shapiro emailed us over the weekend to let us know that her charity benefit auction goes live today. The auction, which will raise funds for "rebuilding and maintaining long term sustainability in Haiti," includes lots of cool one-of-a-kind items from some of your favorite bands, including the guitar that Ed Droste learned to play on, a No Age shirt that will get you into their shows free for life, an original painting by Cat Power (pictured above), toy robots signed and decorated by Daft Punk, and much more...

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mp3: binki shapiro & friends | kids song

mp3: binki shapiro & friends | kids song

binki shapiro

Thanks to Dallas Clayton for sending over this sweet and tender little lullaby, featuring Binki Shapiro of Little Joy fame, Jason Boesel of Rilo Kiley/the Mystic Valley Band, and others, inspired by Dr...

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photos: Little Joy | Live in Dallas

photos: Little Joy | Live in Dallas

binki + rodrigo (click for larger image)

little joy (click for larger image)


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photos: Little Joy | Live in Austin

photos: Little Joy | Live in Austin

Our friend Pooneh Ghana caught Little Joy last night in Austin at brand new venue the Independent. Fab Moretti is off working on the new Strokes record, but Pooneh snapped some great shots of Rodrigo Amarante + Binki Shapiro and friends, and inexplicably, half of Coldplay :


coldplay bros


Little Joy plays Club Dada in Dallas tonight...

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video: little joy :: “next time around”

It's probably about time we all break this record out again. Little Joy (sans Fab Moretti) plays an intimate club show in Dallas next month. Get tickets here.



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new video/mp3: Little Joy :: “No One’s Better Sake”

Little Joy and assorted recognizable guests/friends -- Valensi, Devendra, Noah Georgeson in a tanktop -- star in this kitschy, '70s TV special-inflected clip for "No One's Better Sake."



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