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Dark Was The Night by Charlie Ward
February 1, 2009, 2:08 pm
Filed under: Music

So this is going to be great. Stumbled upon some news about a new compilation with some amazing artists working together for a great cause:

“Dark Was The Night will be released on February 17th, 2009. It’s comprised of 31 exclusive tracks and it will be available as a double cd/triple vinyl/download and will benefit the Red Hot Organization – an international charity dedicated to raising money and awareness for HIV and AIDS through popular culture.”

Head over to 4AD or the DWTK homepage for more info.

This Compilation will be featuring:
Andrew Bird
Antony + Bryce Dessner
Arcade Fire
Beach House
Blonde Redhead + Devastations
Bon Iver
Bon Iver & Aaron Dessner
The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
The Decemberists
Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
Kevin Drew
Feist + Ben Gibbard
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear + Feist
Iron & Wine
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Kronos Quartet
Stuart Murdoch
My Brightest Diamond
My Morning Jacket
The National
The New Pornographers
Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
Riceboy Sleeps
Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio)
Sufjan Stevens
Yo La Tengo


So far from what I have heard (very little,) my favorite track is the Dirty Projectors with David Byrne. What a great pairing. anyone?

Make your way to the Dark Was The Night Myspace page and give it a listen. They will be streaming new tracks of it everyday up until the release on Feb. 17th.




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