Well, fellow "gaa"-heads, today is your lucky day. First off, over on the Sub Pop website, Grand Archives lead singer Mat Brooke has contributed to their ongoing "For the Record" series, offering up a brief, personal review of VanGaalen's 2005 album Infiniheart. And as a result, you can buy Infiniheart (and if you haven't heard it, you should) for a piddling $6 per CD (or an even cheaper $4 for MP3!)—that's a steal. Those prices are only good for 48 hours, though, so don't dilly-dally.
But that's not all! As pointed out over on Prefix, Chad VanGaalen has rounded up the B-sides and spare tracks from his excellent 2008 album Soft Airplanes and zipped them all up in a file for you—to download, for FREE. It's nine tracks, which tend to split the difference between his more conventional folk-pop and his bizarro synth noise. Yeah—you should probably download it right now.
Chad VanGaalen - "Microscopic World"