of Montreal's "Micro University" can be downloaded for FREE over on RCRD LBL! It's the latest song from the band's upcoming rarities album, Daughter of Cloud, to hit the blogosphere. Enjoy by clicking HERE.
In case you missed it in the of Montreal emailer, Kevin, David, and Nina Barnes put together a short trailer featuring a few snippets from the upcoming album, False Priest. It even got posted on Under The Radar! Check it out above then follow the link below to pre-order your copy of False Priest.
Congratulations to Galactique and their "Alone on the Dancefloor '85" remix! Over 100 remixes were submitted to what began as a vote-based contest. After a few weeks into the contest, we discovered a few people were cheating the voting system, so we asked of Montreal to select the winner. of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes and the crew took a listen and selected Galactique's remix. As promised, they'll receive $500 and the entire of Montreal digital discography. Click the link below to check out the winning remix.
of Montreal and Grooveshark.com have teamed up for an awesome deal! When you buy of Montreal's new EP thecontrollersphere and David Barnes' new book What's Weird?, you'll receive one month of Grooveshark for free! Once you place your order, your Grooveshark code will be emailed to you within a few days. Head over to Grooveshark to listen to thecontrollersphere streaming in its entirety, and go order the album/book package to get your free deal!
of Montreal front man Kevin Barnes performed a rare solo set at the Hot Freaks party down in Austin, TX during SXSW. His set included covers of MIA and the Grateful Dead as well as a few of Montreal favorites. You can watch him cover "Jimmy" by MIA below and listen to his cover of "Shakedown Street" by the Grateful Dead too.
of Montreal's Kevin Barnes recently played a solo show at Respectable Street Cafe in West Palm Beach, FL and some great videos and photos have surfaced online. Check out the version of "The Past Is A Grotesque Animal" above, then follow the link below to check out photos on Prefix along with a review on New Times.
The first single from of Montreal's upcoming album, Paralytic Stalks, was debuted on Pitchfork today. "Dour Percentage" is track 3 on the new album and can be heard above. Check out the post on Pitchfork at the link below, and don't forget to pre-order your copy!
Earlier this year, of Montreal's Kevin Barnes got a chance to record a new Daytrotter session while the band was in Austin, TX for SXSW. The session just got posted today RIGHT HERE.
The performace is super intimate, just Kevin and a piano. Songs include “Wintered Debts,” “What Have They Done To My Song Ma (Melanie cover),” “Casualty of You,” and “Dour Percentage.” You won't be disappointed!
Wanna get a preview of a new of Montreal song off the upcoming album False Priest? NME just posted a live video of the band rockin' a new one at their 9th Street Summerfest appearance. The song is being labeled on YouTube as "Famine Affair" and it appears in NME's "Top 10 MP3 Downloads" section. Check it out by clicking the link below.
Earlier today, of Montreal tweeted the above video - a song in progress which will most likely appear on the upcoming album. So far Stereogum, Pitchfork, Paste, and You Aint No Picasso have all posted articles about it. Check out the video below then follow the links to read up on the news.
Have you heard the new of Montreal track, "Wintered Debts," yet? The band unveiled the track by sending out post cards to the of Montreal streat team which contained a secret link to download the song through their website. Check out the song below.
We all love us some Janelle Monae. Her brand new album, The ArchAndroid, just came out today and features a track with of Montreal called "Make The Bus." Check out the song, along with the entire album on Myspace's exclusive stream happening right now! Click the link below to listen and to purchase your copy.
of Montreal's Davey Pierce recently put together a list of some of his favorite songs for Baeble Music's latest T.G.I. Mixtape. He also gives you a little insight as to why he likes each song so much. Highlights include label-mates Loney Dear, Built To Spill, LCD Soundsystem and more. Click the link below to listen. Also, don't forget to check out Davey's side project, Yip Deceiver!
The only thing better than chowing down on delicious free pizza and writing a news item is listening to an of Montreal live session while doing it. of Montreal stopped by KUT 90.5 FM in Austin, Texas, to play a few stripped down versions of "Enemy Gene," "Sex Karma," and "Coquet Coquette" live on air. of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes also talked about the making of False Priest, Catholicism, and the R&B influences that permeated his youth. Click the link below to hear the interview and live sessions, streaming from the KUT website.
of Montreal's new jam "Flunkt Sass vs the Root Plume" off their new EP thecontrollersphere, is featured on this week's episode of NPR's All Songs Considered. What better way to start the weekend? Check out the entire episode by clicking the link below, then do yourself a favor and check out thecontrollersphere on 180 gram bright blue vinyl.
Did you hear the latest episode of NPR's All Things Considered? of Montreal front man Kevin Barnes makes an appearance on the show and talks about their latest album, False Priest, along with a bit of history on how the band came to be. Listen to the episode by clicking the link below.