Indie-pop band Philistines Jr. is set to release If a Band Plays in the Woods…?. on Oct. 19, their first release in nine years. Frontman Peter Katis, a producer by day for indie bands such as Interpol and the National, recruited some indie friends for a second companion album, If a Lot of Bands Play in the Woods…?. Expected out this winter, the album will feature remixes and covers by the National, Jonsi (of Sigur Ros), Tapes n’ Tapes, Tokyo Police Club, Oneida, Mercury Rev, Mice Parade, Kissaway Trail, Mates of State, Jukebox the Ghost, Guster, Mommyheads, Tjeerd Bomhof /Dazzled Kid, and Locas in Love, among others.
Two of those tracks , a cover by Frightened Rabbit and a remix from We Were Promised Jetpacks, are now available for your listening pleasure at Pitchfork.com.