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Music Monday: Walkmen, Beach Boys and Roots

More music picks from Rob Levy. If you like what you hear, use the links provided to snag it for yourself from Amazon. Doing so through us gives us kickbacks, and those help pay for stuff like therapy. And cake mix.

Walkmen: Lisbon
Beach Boys: Pet Sounds
Roots: How I Got Over


Here’s The Walkmen with “Angela Surf City” off the Lisbon album. A definite band on the rise. These guys change it up with every record leaving the listener flatfooted but delighted to hear some great new sounds.

To snag the CD from Amazon, click here. And if you want the MP3 download (with an Amazon exclusive song), click here.

Here’s The Beach Boys lip synching their way through “God Only Knows.” And The Beach Boys are here because of the recent re-release of Pet Sounds. And, you know, they are The Beach Boys, after all.

There’s a few different versions available if you wish to snag something. VinylMP3 extended editionthe CD extended edition… or the 40th Anniversary CD + DVD edition.

And here’s The Roots with the title track from their new album, How I Got Over. There’s a censored music video, sure, but that’s terribly lame compared to the energy of the song’s live debut on Jimmy Fallon:

Direct link for the feedreaders.

The CD is available to snag from Amazon here…as is the MP3 version.