After 15 years of Thrill Jockey, the Chicago-based record label have decided to celebrate in style. Following news of the London shows to mark the occasion, the label has now announced a compilation record of cover versions of Thrill Jockey tracks with Arbouretum (covering Thalia Zalek), David Byrne (Fiery Furnaces) and Howe Gelb (John Parish), as well as host of others, all contributing their meddling efforts to the cause.
The limited edition 8x7" boxset features:
Adult. 'Underwater Wave Game' (Pit er Pat)
Arbouretum [ft. Beach House's Victoria Legrand]: 'Bus Stop' (Thalia Zedek)
David Byrne 'Ex-Guru' (The Fiery Furnaces)
Califone 'Jewel' (Freakwater)
Bobby Conn 'Washed in the Blood' (Freakwater)
Angela Desveaux 'Two Moons' (Arbouretum)
Eleventh Dream Day 'I Like the Name Alice' (Sue Garner)
Freakwater 'Passengers' (The Zincs)
Sue Garner & Rick Brown 'UMO' (OOIOO)
Howe Gelb 'Boxers' (John Parish)
John Parish 'Vampiring Again' (Califone)
Pit er Pat 'Flew Out My Window' (The Lonesome Organist)
Archer Prewitt 'Mrs. Turner' (The National Trust)
Pullman '3am' (The Chicago Underground Quartet)
The Sea and Cake 'Spider's House' (Califone)
Tortoise 'Fallslake' (Nobukazu Takemura)
Thalia Zedek 'Flat Hand' (Freakwater)
The Zincs 'Blue Marble Girl' (Giant Sand)
As previously announced, ATP also introduce this heady double-drop of anniversary shows in Novmeber.
11 London KOKO (All-Dayer feat. Arbouretum, The Fiery Furnaces, The Sea and Cake, Trans Am, Chiara Giovando, Califone, Radian, The Zincs, Daniel Higgs)
12 London KOKO (Tortoise, Adult., KTL, Bobby Conn)
Anyone attending either of the dates will receive a mix CD of Thrill Jockey's finest moments compiled by Girl Talk and Trey Told 'Em.