Polyvinyl To Release Japan Benefit Compilation

The LP will include 23 rare and unreleased tracks.

Polyvinyl are set to release a compilation album to raise funds for the Japan-disaster relief fund.

The LP will include 23 rare and unreleased tracks from of Montreal, Deerhoof, Love Is All, St. Vincent, David Bazan and others.

An official statement reads: ‘In early March, Japan suffered one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history, a tsunami, which devastated its northern coast, and a nuclear disaster the scope of which is not yet fully understood.

‘Soon after the news broke, Polyvinyl reached out to its family of artists — and friends of that family — to put together a compilation to raise money for the victims of this tragedy.

‘Japan 3.11.11 spans 23 tracks and includes b-sides, rarities, live performances, covers and remixes from artists such as of Montreal, Deerhoof, David Bazan, Xiu Xiu, Love Is All, Casiokids, Starfucker, Efterklang, Owen and many, many more.’

All money from the proceeds of this release will go directly to the International Red Cross via the American Red Cross.

The tracklisting is as follows:

01 Deerhoof - Giga Dance (Live)
02 Love Is All - Pappas Tant
03 Efterklang - Alike (Opiate Remix)
04 Birthmark - Big Man
05 Kit - Brass Palms
06 Shugo Tokumaru - Video Killed the Radio Star
07 Asobi Seksu - Vicious Bears
08 Caithlin De Marrais - Sorry
09 Alright - Moving
10 Owen - Guest List
11 Pele - Pequod
12 Take Care - Living Forever
13 Toe - Ordinary Day
14 Xiu Xiu - Hyunhye’s Theme (Acoustic)
15 David Bazan - American Flags
16 XBXRX - Want
17 Midstress - Too Many Shoes, Not Enough Feet
18 Starfucker - The Wisdom of Insecurity
19 of Montreal - Sex Karma (St. Vincent Remix)
20 Casiokids - London Zoo
21 Lizard Police - Same Socks
22 Joan of Arc - Steady (Demo)
23 Common Loon - A Moment in Energy Transfers

The compilation is available digitally now, with a physical, limited edition 180-gram red 2xLP version released on 26th September.

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