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Beach Slang cover Japandroids, Owen covers Rainer Maria, & more on Polyvinyl comp


To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the beloved Polyvinyl Records will release the Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl compilation, which has Polyvinyl artists covering other Polyvinyl artists. of Montreal covers Jacco Gardner! Braid covers Alvvays! Tancred covers Owen who covers Rainer Maria who covers Owen’s cousin/American Football bandmate Birthmark! Speaking of, The Dodos cover American Football! Aloha covers Beach Slang who cover Japandroids! That one is literally the most perfect pairing, as Beach Slang and Japandroids are both hard-partying Replacements disciples and Beach Slang basically don’t have to change this song up at all to make it sound like one of their own. Listen to their take on “Younger Us” (via Pitchfork):

Here’s Owen doing Rainer Maria’s “Ears Ring” (via AV Club):

Here’s Deerhoof doing Xiu Xiu‘s “Hi” in the style of White Reaper (via Stereogum):

Check out the full tracklist:

01 Generationals: “In Green” (Volcano, I’m Still Excited!!)
02 Beach Slang: “Younger Us” (Japandroids)
03 The Dodos: “Never Meant” (American Football)
04 Aloha: “Too Late to Die Young” (Beach Slang)
05 Deerhoof: “Hi” (Xiu Xiu)
06 Fred Thomas: “I Heard You Say” (Vivian Girls)
07 Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: “Since You Stole My Heart” (Saturday Looks Good to Me)
08 Radiation City: “The Clod and the Pebble” (Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin)
09 Of Montreal: “Find Yourself” (Jacco Gardner)
10 Pillar Point: “Heart It Races” (Architecture In Helsinki)
11 Shugo Tokumaru: “Gronlandic Edit” (Of Montreal)
12 Psychic Twin: “While I’m Alive” (STRFKR)
13 Mates of State: “So Begins Our Alabee” (Of Montreal)
14 Wampire: “Face to Face” (Jacco Gardner)
15 Braid: “Next of Kin” (Alvvays)
16 Tancred: “A Fever” (Owen)
17 Owen: “Ears Ring” (Rainer Maria)
18 Rainer Maria: “Big Man” (Birthmark)
19 Xiu Xiu: “Bubble” (Dodos)
20 White Reaper: “Exit Only” (Deerhoof)

The compilation comes out on November 25. Earlier today, Beach Slang put out a stream of their new album.

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