Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Aug 18th 2010 5.00am–7.00am
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Todd Rundgren “Saving Grace” from Something/Anything? CD ALBUM (Bearsville/Rhino 1972) —Todd Rundgren will be playing a show at Roberts Orpheum Theater on Friday, September 10.Buy it!
The Jayhawks “Settled Down Like Rain” from Hollywood Town Hall (American 1992)Buy it!
Mark Olson “Bluebell Song” from Many Colored Kite CD ALBUM (Ryko 2010) N —Mark Olson, formerly of the Jayhawks, will be playing a solo show at the Old Rockhouse on Sunday, September 19.Buy it!
Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle “Officer Down” from Let's Just Stay Here (Mint 2009) —Thanks to Ed Becker of Songwriter's Showcase for introducing me to this great album.Buy it!
Heartless Bastards “Be So Happy” from The Mountain (Fat Possum 2009)Buy it!
Magnolia Mountain “Like Any Other” from Redbird Green (Sleep Cat 2010) N Buy it!
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals “Born Into a Light” from Cardinology (Lost Highway 2008)Buy it!
Lou Barlow “The One I Call” from Goodnight Unknown (Merge Records 2009) —Lou Barlow will be playing a show at Off Broadway this Sunday night, August 22.Buy it!
Wye Oak “A Lawn to Mow” from If Children (Merge Records 2008) —Wye Oak will be opening for Lou Barlow ...Buy it!
Alice In Chains “Right Turn” from Sap - EP (Columbia 1995) —My favorite EP of all-time.Buy it!
Temple of the Dog “Your Savior” from Temple of the Dog (A&M 1991) —TotD was a one-off project to commemorate the death of Andrew Wood, leader of Mother Love Bone. TotD was basically Pearl Jam before Pearl Jam existed along with Chris Cornell who wrote most of the songs.Buy it!
The Hold Steady “Hurricane J” from Heaven Is Whenever CD ALBUM (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2010) N Buy it!
The Beauties “Die Die Die” from The Beauties (Six Shooter 2010) N Buy it!
Band of Horses “Dilly” from Infinite Arms CD ALBUM (Columbia 2010) N R Buy it!
Magic Kids “Candy” from Memphis (True Panther Sounds 2010) N —Magic Kids, from Memphis and huge devotees to 60's pop, will be playing a show at the Firebird on Wednesday, November 17. The new album hits stores on 8/31.Buy it!
Titus Andronicus “A More Perfect Union” from The Monitor (XL 2010) N —Titus Andronicus will be playing at LouFest on Saturday, August 28 (at 4:00).Buy it!
Built to Spill “The Plan” from Keep It Like a Secret (Warner Bros. 1999) —Built to Spill is playing LouFest this Saturday at 7:00.Buy it!
Broken Social Scene “Forced to Love” from Forgiveness Rock Record CD ALBUM (Arts and Crafts 2010) N —BSS will be headlining Saturday's Loufest on August 28. They're due to hit the stage at 8:30.Buy it!
The Thermals “I Don't Believe You” from Personal Life (Kill Rock Stars www.killrockstars.com 2010) N —From the forthcoming Thermals album ...Buy it!
Superchunk “Digging for Something” from Majesty Shredding (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2010) N —From the forthcoming Superchunk album ...Buy it!
The Gozerians “Local Show Routine” from Squatter (self 2010) N —The Gozerians are a local band playing the Firebird as one of te openers for the Dolly Rots on August 27.Buy it!
The Foxymorons “Out of Control” from Bible Stories (self 2010) N —My vote for the best band name of the year.Buy it!
Boat “Lately (I've Been On My Back)” from Setting the Paces (Magic Marker Records 2009) —After a year of teaching junior high in Chicago, guitarist/vocalist D. Crane moved back to Seattle and formed Boat with M. McKenzie and J. Goodman. Give this album a chance. RIYL, Pavement.Buy it!
The Black Crowes “Appaloosa” from Before the Frost (Silver Arrow 2009) —The Black Crowes are playing a show at the Pageant next Friday, August 27.Buy it!
Faces “Glad and Sorry” from Five Guys Walk Into a Bar (Box Set) (Warner Bros. 2004) —This song always leaves me in awe ...Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “Let It Loose” from Exile On Main Street (Rolling Stones Virgin 1972)Buy it!
Dan Mangan “The Indie Queens are Waiting” from Nice, Nice, Very Nice (Arts and Crafts 2010) N —Dan Mangan will be opening for the Wooden Birds at the Old Rockhouse this Sunday night, August 22.Buy it!
Monsters of Folk “Baby Boomer” from Monsters of Folk (Artist First 2009)Buy it!
The Church “Reptile” from Starfish (Arista Records 1988)Buy it!
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