Various Artists - Day of the Dead

Record of the Week is a Grateful Dead Tribute album that benefit's The Red Hot Organization. A celebration of the Grateful Dead’s music, Day of the Dead was created and curated by brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National and features EVERYONE... seriously; The War on Drugs, Kurt Vile and the Violators (featuring J Mascis), Bill Callahan, Anohni and yMusic, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Friends, Phosphorescent & Friends, Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band, Angel Olsen, Wilco, Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten, Jim James, The National, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Fucked Up, Tim Hecker, The Walkmen, Hiss Golden Messenger, Real Estate and so many many more... 

An incredibly list of contributors and The Dead kick ass... so do all get involved please. 5CD boxes are out today, a 5LP version lands in the early Autumn and will be in short supply.

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