Thrill Jockey Turns 15!

    Chicago-based indie label Thrill Jockey will be blowing out fifteen candles this year. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the label will host a two shows at Koko in London. Ticket holders will also receive a exclusive remix cd of the entire Thrill Jockey back catalogue done up by DJs Girl Talk and Trey Told ”’Em. Inspired by Blast First”’s 1989 Devil”’s Jukebox 7”” set, Thrill Jockey will also be releasing a limited edition 180 g 7”” box set of their own which features various Thrill Jockey artists covering other Thrill Jockey artists. Here”’s a sneak peek: Nobukazu Takemura covered by Tortoise, Thalia Zedek covered by Arbouretum, Califone covered by The Sea and Cake, The Lonsesome Organist covered by Pit Er Pat, The Fiery Furnaces covered by David Byrne. Imagine the possibilities on this 16 song set of 8 seven inches. Stay tuned for more details.