Klaxons, Sonic Youth on benefit compilation

The Rapture, Dinosaur Jr also support independent radio

Klaxons, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr and The Rapture are among the bands featured on a new compilation benefiting independent radio in the US.

The CD, which is due out in the US on October 10, also includes tracks from Annuals, Rogue Wave, Dntel, The Long Winters, The Ponys and Voxtrot.

The bands all took part in the Free Yr Radio campaign series of concerts held earlier this year, as previously reported.

All profits from sales of the CD will be divided among the non-commercial radio stations that took part in the campaign, including WLUW (Chicago), WERS (Boston), WBWC (Cleveland), KGNU (Boulder), and KXLU (Los Angeles).

The tracklisting is:

Klaxons – ‘Golden Skans’ (Erol Alkan’s Ekstra Spektral Edit)

The Ponys – ‘Hara Kiri’ (Live)

Voxtrot – ‘Stephen’ (Live)

The Long Winters – ‘Commander Thinks Aloud’ (Live)

Annuals – ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ (B-side)

Man Man – ‘Easy Eats’ (Live)

The Rapture – ‘Crimson Red’ (Bonus track)

Rogue Wave – ‘Publish My Love’ (Live)

Tapes ‘N Tapes – ‘Cowbell’ (Live)

Dinosaur Jr. – ‘Yer Son’ (B-side)

Grizzly Bear – ‘Little Brother’ (Live)

El-P – ‘Poisenville Kids No Wins’ (Live)

Dntel – ‘The Distance’ – Metronomy Remix (B-side)

Sonic Youth – ‘World Looks Red’ (Live)

For further information, visit Freeyrradio.com.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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