Bootlegs

Disclaimer: all copyrights belong to the artists involved. If any of these downloads are in violation of copyright law, please let me know and it will be taken down.

Update August 14, 2017

Weak4 (single)
The Weak4 single, with slowed down versions of Pacify, Antique Hyper Mall and Goodbye, 2007.

The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Live set from the WWEA test tour era.
Setlist: 1. Intro // 2. RBTS // 3. Piano Fights // 4. Retreat! Retreat! // 5. Await Rescue // 6. Fix the Sky a Little // 7. Strng-Loop // 8. PX3 // 9. This Cat is a Landmine // 10. TD // 11. WK4 // 12. Radio Protector // 13. Four Score and (Some Drum’N’Bass) // 14. A Failsafe

The Cockpit – Leeds
Another live set from the WWEA test tour era.
Setlist: 1. Intro (In the Year 6565) // 2. RBTS // 3. Piano Fights // 4. Retreat! Retreat! // 5. Await Rescue // 6. CB // 7. This Cat is a Landmine // 8. Str-Loop // 9. PX3 // 10. I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood // 11. TD // 12. WK4 // 13. Radio Protector // 14. Four Score and (Some Drum’N’Bass) // 15. A Failsafe // 16. Outro

King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
And another live set from the WWEA test tour era.
Setlist: 1. Intro // 2. RBTS // 3. Piano Fights // 4. Retreat! Retreat! // 5. Await Rescue // 6. Fix the Sky a Little // 7. Strng-Loop // 8. PX3 // 9. I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood // 10. TD // 11. WK4 // 12. Radio Protector // 13. Four Score and (Some Drum’N’Bass) // 14. A Failsafe // 15. CBLS // 16. AOD

Fuzz Club, Sheffield
And a last live set from the WWEA test tour era.
Setlist: 1. Intro // 2. RBTS // 3. Piano Fights // 4. Retreat! Retreat! // 5. Sparkly Opener // 6. PX3 // 7. I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood // 8. Memory Dress // 9. Primer // 10. This Cat is a Landmine // 11. Radio Protector // 12. Beats Like a Helix // 13. CBLS

Fire Bug 65dos mix
A two hour long dj set by 65, featuring both mixes of other artists’ music and reworked versions of 65 songs.

Come to Me (Wordless Version)
An extra on some versions of the Heavy Sky EP.

Wrong Shape (Alternate Version)
Another extra on some versions of the Heavy Sky EP.

String Loop
Another extra on some versions of the Heavy Sky EP. (Not a youtube rip this time)

65intromusic-1
A pre-show mix.

65intromusic-2
Another pre-show mix.

Our Time is Short but Your Watch is Slow (65daysofstatic remix)
65 remix of sleepmakeswaves’ Our Time is Short but Your Watch is Slow.

Wrecked (65daysofstatic remix)
65 remix of Kiasmos’ Wrecked.

Update July 28, 2017

Tiger Girl (live in Leeds, 2010)
This is one of the best live versions of Tiger Girl I’ve found on Youtube (although it’s been a while since I searched for any better ones).

Tiger Girl (sleepmakeswaves remix)
This is the remix sleepmakeswaves made of Tiger Girl. I’m hoping I’m allowed to share it here as a download, if not, please let me know.

Safe Passage (live at Dunk! Festival 2016)
This was the set closer at Belgium’s very own Dunk! Festival (the best post-rock festival in Europe, which is having its very first US edition later this year).

String Loop
This is a song from the We Were Exploding Anyway era (I think), which hasn’t appeared on any LP, EP or single. Thanks to dkarDaGobert for putting such an excellent version on Youtube (also, check out the other videos on the channel, a lot of good stuff there).

Tall Ships – T=0 (65daysofstatic remix)
On request, 65’s remix of Tall Ships’ T=0, which appeared as a b-side on the original single (and used to be available as a free download).

Update July 26, 2017

65daysofstatic – 2001 – watch the stars fall
The very first EP the boys ever created (back in 2001). It features three songs, including the first ever version of Radio Protector.
Playlist: 1. xstatic65x // 2. Radio Protector // 3. Pre-Madonna

65daysofstatic – 2003 – Unreleased Unreleasable Volume 1 [V0]
In 2003 the band released a first disc full of mash-ups and other interesting things.
Playlist: 1. Assault on Precinct 65 // 2. I am Robot // 3. … // 4. Face of the Earth (Clinging on To) // 5. Born Apart // 6. Everything We Talked About Yesterday // 7. Default This // 8. TwentyFourTwelve // 9. Bruce Sings 65

65daysofstatic – 2004-11-18 – Peel Session
When famous DJ John Peel died in August 2004, he still had a lot of bands booked to do some Peel Sessions. Luckily, the BBC actually let them all happen, so the boys got to play theirs in November of the same year. Two of the four songs played are from the then forthcoming Fall of Math LP.
Playlist: 1. AOD // 2. I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood // 3. Massive Star at the End of Its Burning Cycle // 4. Fix the Sky a Little

65daysofstatic – 2005 – Unreleased Unreleasable Volume 2 [V0]
More mash-ups, with added remixes of their own work.
Playlist: 1. Don’t Kill Me // 2. Natasha Beats the Devil // 3. 30 Seconds of Pure Heaven // 4. Crystal Splinters City Skies // 5. Fucking with Pillheads // 6. It’s Guy Time (I Don’t Mind) // 7. Uplifting Chart Trance // 8. Feels Like Ecstacy. // 9. 65’s Hole Sea-Shanty Remix // 10. Aren’t We All Running? (Feedle Remix) // 11. Fix the Sky a Little (Digitonal Remix) // 12. Massive Star at the End of its Burning Cycle

65daysofstatic – 2005-01-12 – XFM Session
Four songs for XFM radio.
Playlist: 1. This Cat is a Landmine // 2. Play.Nice.Kids // 3. Install a Beak in the Heart That Clucks Time in Arabic // 4. Hole

65daysofstatic – 2005-03-02 – Zane Lowe Session
Three songs played for Zane Lowe’s show.
Playlist: 1. Retreat! Retreat! // 2. Hole // 3. The Major Cities of the World are Being Destroyed One by One by the Monsters

65daysofstatic – 2005-06-07 – Maida Vale Session
Eight songs recorded in the legendary BBC Maida Vale studios.
Playlist: 1. Radio Protector // 2. Await Rescue // 3. Install a Beak in the Heart That Clucks Time in Arabic // 4. The Last Home Recording // 5. Retreat! Retreat! // 6. I Swallowed Hard, Like I Understood // 7. Play.Nice.Kids // 8. Aren’t We All Running?

65daysofstatic – 2007-03-17 – WOXY Session
Interview and a couple of songs from The Destruction of Small Ideas.
Playlist: 1. Intro // 2. The Distant & Mechanised Glow of Eastern European Dance Parties // 3. A Failsafe // 4. Interview // 5. When We Were Younger & Better // 6. These Things You Can’t Unlearn // 7. Outro

65daysofstatic – 2010-05-18 – Marc Riley Session, BBC 6music
Two songs from the We Were Exploding Anyway era played for BBC 6.
Playlist: 1. Pacify (although back then it was still untitled) // 2. Piano Fights

65dosrmxs
The remixes 65 did as part of the whole CEE mistery (around the Dance Parties EP release).
Playlist: 1. 65 vs John Carpenter – Assault on Precinct 65 // 2. 65 vs The Dismemberment Plan – Face of the Earth (Clinging on To) // 3. 65 vs From Monuments to Masses – From Z (Repeat) // 4. 65 vs Youthmovies – Spooks the Horse // 5. 65 vs Hundred Reasons – Kill Your Own // 6. 65 vs Alkaline Trio – Burn // 7. 65 vs iForward, Russia! – Eleven // 8. 65 vs Actionier – Racer // 9. 65 vs Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton – Reading in Bed // 10. 65 vs Everyone – 20minute Mix

Illuminaire 65daysofstatic remix
A remix of Rolo Tomassi’s Illuminaire.

Ana Kata 65daysofstatic remix
A remix of Digitonal’s Ana Kata.

Goodnight Sweet Prince 65daysofstatic remix
A remix of Calvinball’s Goodnight Sweet Prince.

BBC Radio 3 Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5 (with music by 65daysofstatic)
An audiobook of Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘Slaughterhouse 5’ for which BBC Radio 3 used a lot of 65’s music.

Retreat! Retreat! (recorded live at Toyota Centre, Houston, Texas
A live recording of Retreat! Retreat!.

65daysofstatic Dour mix
A 44-minute mix the band made for the Dour festival (Belgium).

Jean Abreu – Inside
A song that was written for Jean Abreu’s dance recital “Inside”, for which a lot of the band’s music was being used anyway.

static65 (Feedle Remix)
A remix of static65 by Feedle.

RobDaBank mix
A 1 hour mix that was made for the RobDaBank show. It features remixes of other band’s work, and a couple of 65 songs (mostly from the Heavy Sky EP).

Radio Protector (live in Japan – slow version)
A live recording of the slow version of Radio Protector the band played for a while.

Radio Protector (demo)
The original version of Radio Protector, as included on the ‘When the Stars Fall EP’.

I’m Dreaming of a White Noise Christmas
The ultimate Christmas party song.

Act 3: The Ticking Clock
The song the band “wrote” for the Stealth Bomber movie.

The rest of the downloads here are all pre-show mixes, played between the warm up acts and 65’s headline sets.

Sidesteps mix (March 2010)

Pre-show music, Cologne, Germany (13/04/2010)

Pre-show music, Manchester, UK (23/04/2009)

Pre-show music, Glasgow, UK (22/04/2009)

Mx2 March 2010

Changeover Music Spring 2010

Be My Baby Intro mix 2009