Here's a brand new one from Liverpool group Stealing Sheep, recorded during the sessions for their excellent, delightfully off-kilter new LP Not Real, out this week on Heavenly. The band decided to leave this one off the record "after much painful deliberation", but the woozy, lurching incantation "Murmur Earth" can be found this weekend on the group's limited Record Store Day exclusive split 7":
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Our second Record Store Day-related Nicolas Jaar post of the weekend: Jaar + Sasha Spielberg's collaborative covers project Just Friends quietly dropped a RSD-exclusive, possibly Germany-only 12" for one of our favorite songs of 2012 -- their ghostly cover of Leonard Cohen's "Avalanche" -- backed with remixes by Julia Holter and Shlohmo...
Nicolas Jaar stretches out Grizzly Bear's "Sleeping Ute" into one of his classic, elegantly layered, haunting slow-builders, guaranteed to move refined dancefloors everywhere. Taken from their beautiful / instantly sold-out collaborative Record Store Day exclusive 12", which also features Jaar's remix of Brian Eno's "Lux," and is already being offered at a premium on ebay by enterprising RSD price-gougers: