Over at The Downloader, an on-the-up-and-up Brit-based music giveaway site, Bella Union's making available today an "exclusive remix" of Midlake's so-called "calling card," the indie more-or-less-hit "Roscoe." (It's Erol Alkan's dreamy-trancy "Beyond The Wizards Sleeve" remix, which has floated around a few MP3 blogs in the past and proves that, yes, it is possible to make the song even groggier than the original.)
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And, hey, you wanna keep the song, no sweat; just right click and save, but the offer's good for one day only. And Bella Union's not yet done providing local treasures on this faraway site: Tomorrow, it promises to make available -- again, for 24 hours and no mas -- another exclusive MP3, this one an acoustic version of Robert Gomez's "Closer Still." Thanks to our Friend Cindy Chaffin, incidentally, for the heads-up. --Robert Wilonsky