Back in March, Dirty Projectors played one of our SXSW parties, and it remains one of the best things I've seen all year, making us instant (and huge) fans of this current incarnation of the band. Fast forward to just now, when I saw a myspace bulletin from Grizzly Bear about DPs new record, imploring us to "please for the love of god listen to this. I've heard the whole new album, it will change lives" (I'm guessing that was Ed).
The album in question is titled Rise Above, and it's a "reimagining of Black's Flag seminal 1981 record Damaged." We've listened to this track a few times now, and it comes as close to capturing Dirty Projectors' intense/mindblowing live show as anything that the band has ever done:
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