That Sound #31 - Decomposure, Feist remixed, R.E.M., B-52s, Grand Archives, more!

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So, Thursday was Valentine’s Day, and this coming Monday is Presidents’ Day, but did you know that Friday (the day this show aired) was Family Day in the Canadian province of Alberta? (Yes, I chuckled at its quaintness, too.) Canadians have at least one 3-day weekend in a month, and I think we could learn from their example. We are the most overworked western country in the world, with fewer vacation days than anyone else. Having scheduled days off benefits everyone. It helps keep people happy with something to look forward to, while cutting down on absenteeism.

Plus, working too much is bad for your health. Let’s be honest: It’s hard enough to eat healthy when you’re at work, and if you’re one of the majority of people who are dissatisfied with their job, you’re increasing your stress.

So, do yourself a favor: Put this podcast on your mp3 player of choice, and go out for an hour walk, even if the weather’s not nice. It’s not a day off, but it may be a step in the right direction.
artist - song - album :: extra info

Decomposure - Hour 1 - Vertical Lines A
(website | myspace | @ CBC Radio 3 | e-card with GREAT video & full album stream)

Decomposure - Hour 2 - Vertical Lines A
(@ shzine |

Feist - I Feel it All (Britt from Spoon Remix) - I Feel It All single
(website | myspace | I Feel it All video | 1 2 3 4 video)

Mantis - Karnival - Travelogue
(website | myspace | @ Portland Mercury | @ Local Cut)

Point Juncture, WA - Kings Part 2 - forthcoming Heart to Elk
(myspace | website)

Lykke Li - Dance Dance Dance - Youth Novels
(website | myspace)

Panda Riot - She Dares All Things - She Dares All THings
(website | myspace | | She Dares All Things video)

Marissa Nadler - Thinking of You - Songs III
(website | myspace)

R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious - Accelerate :: out April 1
(website | myspace | Supernatural Superserious video |

The B-52s - Funplex - Funplex :: out March 25
(website | myspace)

The Dodos - Fools - Visiter
(website | myspace | Fools video)

The Grand Archives - Torn Foam Blue Couch - The Grand Archives
(website | myspace | @ Sub Pop)

Windy City Gentleman - Good Old Friend

Black Kites - Paper Heart - Paper Heart EP
(website | myspace |

Lullatone -The Bedtime Beatbox - Lullatone Presents The Bedtime Beat
(website | myspace | blog)

Decomposure - Hour 1
Decomposure - Hour 2
Decomposure - Hour 5
Decomposure - Hour 9
Point Juncture, WA - Kings Part 2 (via Local Cut)
Marissa Nadler - Thinking of You
The Dodos - Fools
Grand Archives - Torn Blue Foam Couch

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