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XL giving away free 12″ vinyl sampler

Yep, and apparently there are no strings attached. Just email XL11@xlrecordings.com with your mailing address and the first 1,000 people get free double 12″ vinyl with these tracks:

A1 Adele- He Won’t Go.
A2 Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – I’ll Take Care Of You
B1 Radiohead – Supercollider
C1 Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers
C2 Friendly Fires – Show Me Lights
D1 The Horrors – Still Life
D2 Jai Paul – BTSTU (Edit)

Full release from the XL site:
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R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron

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Gil Scott-Heron’s publisher has twittered saying that the legendary poet has passed away at the age of 62.

Above is part of a 2009 BBC interview with Heron.

after the jump, a few videos of Gil Scott-Heron

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Gil Scott-Heron- New York Is Killing Me(directed by Chris Cunningham) Premiered at the Moma

Back in February  I reviewed Gil Scott-Heron’s album I’m New Here for the Other Paper. The grizzle poet’s album was and is still amazing.

Well, Chris Cunningham premeired a video he did for the song “New York is Killing Me” at  the Moma on Sunday.

Watch the video on the Moma’s Website.

Here is what Filmmaker Magazine had to say about the evening.