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Red Hot Compilation: Dark Was the Night

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Usually chairty compilations have one or two songs you want and the rest is all filler, but it looks like there is an epic compilation about to be released that does not disappoint. Dark Was the Night is a charity compilation that will benefit the Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. The compilation was produced by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National with John Carlin, who is the fouder of the Red Hot Organization.

They have managed to amass a who’s who of the indie rock world, and there is a total of 32 exclusive tracks recorded for the compilation. It will be released as a double cd, triple vinyl and download album on Feb 17th. You can stream some of the songs from the compliation here.

There will be listening party this friday In New York City at Stanton Public. The event will go from 8pm-1am and will feature DJ sets by Blonde Redhead, The National and Yeasayer. There will be an open Budweiser bar from 8pm-10pm.

Here is the information on the listening party:
Dark Was The Night Listening Party
17 Stanton St. New York, NY 10002
Open Budweiser bar from 8pm – 10pm
RSVP at Insound.com/DarkWasTheNightNYC
Must be over 21 to attend
Entrance based on capacity

See a list of artists who recorded material for the album after the cut.

-Mikey

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Andrew Bird
Antony + Bryce Dessner
Arcade Fire
Beach House
Beirut
Blonde Redhead + Devastations
Bon Iver
Bon Iver & Aaron Dessner
The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
The Decemberists
Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
Kevin Drew
Feist + Ben Gibbard
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear + Feist
Iron & Wine
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Kronos Quartet
Stuart Murdoch
My Brightest Diamond
My Morning Jacket
The National
The New Pornographers
Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
Riceboy Sleeps
Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio)
Spoon
Sufjan Stevens
Yeasayer
Yo La Tengo

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