Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed May 23rd 2012 5.00am–7.00am
N=music new at the station.
L=local music. Your
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Time zone: central
Massy Ferguson “Pretty Plain Jane” from Hard Water (Spark and Shine 2010) —From the 2nd album of this Seattle band ...Buy it!
The Moondoggies “Tidelands” (Hardly Art 2010) —Another Seattle band, another 2nd album ...Buy it!
Ryan Bingham “The Wandering” from Junky Star (Lost Highway 2010)Buy it!
Plants and Animals “Lightshow” from The End Of That (Secret City 2012) N Buy it!
Gomez “Cry on Demand” from How We Operate (ATO Records/Red 2006)Buy it!
Gotye “In Your Light” from Making Mirrors (Universal Republic 2011) N —Born in Belgium and raised in Australia, Gotye (pronounced Go-ti-yay) is the nom de plume of Wally de Backer and this is from his 4th album, best known for an actual hit, "Somebody that I Used to Know".Buy it!
Hank Williams III “Country Heroes” from Straight to Hell (Bruc Records 2006) R Buy it!
Best Coast “Mean Girls (Bonus Track)” from The Only Place (Mexican Summer 2012) N —@ the Firebird next Wednesday, May 30.Buy it!
Screaming Females “It All Means Nothing” from Ugly (Don Giovanni 2012) N —Recorded by Steve Albini, Screaming Females features Jarrett Dougherty on drums, Michael Abbate on bass and Marissa Paternoster on guitar and vocals.Buy it!
Heartless Bastards “Got to Have Rock and Roll” from Arrow (Partisan Records LLC/MapleMusic Recordings 2012) N —@ Mojo's in Columbia, MO this Friday, May 25. These United States open.Buy it!
Van Morrison “These Dreams of You” from Moondance (Warner 1970)Buy it!
Michael Kiwanuka “Always Waiting” from Home Again (Interscope 2012) N Buy it!
Nick Drake “Thoughts of Mary Jane” from Five Leaves Left (Island 1969)Buy it!
Joseph Arthur “Someone To Love” from The Graduation Ceremony (self 2011) —@ Off Broadway on Friday, June 1.Buy it!
Allo Darlin' “Neil Armstrong” from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N —Great new band led by London-based singer Elizabeth Morris ... her voice reminds me of Liz Phair, the band's music reminds me of Camera Obscura. Great happy mood music. Enjoy.Buy it!
Allo Darlin' “EUROPE” from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N Buy it!
PaPa “Ain't It So” from A Good Woman Is Hard to Find - EP (Hit City U.S.A./Psychedelic Judaism 2011)Buy it!
Julia Stone “Bloodbuzz Ohio” from By the Horns (Nettwerk 2012) N —from the new album from Aussie Julia Stone who is probably best known for being half of Angus and Julia Stone ... you can stream her entire new album on KDHX.org this week only. This is a cover of The National.Buy it!
Field Report “Fergus Falls” from Fergus Falls - Single (self 2012) N —Christopher Porterfield ended his previous band, Conrad Plymouth, and recorded an album last winter at Justin Vernon's studio. Here's the initial track from his new band, Field Report. In the running for my favorite song of the year.Buy it!
The Wooden Sky “Bald, Naked and Red” from Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun (Black Box Recordings / Fontana North 2012) N —Performing w/Jessica Lea Mayfield at the Firebird on Tuesday, July 31.Buy it!
Evans The Death “Catch Your Cold” from Evans The Death (Slumberland 2012) N —From the debut album of this London band that combine so many great elements of rock.Buy it!
LoneLady “INTUITION” from Nerve Up (Warp Records 2010)Buy it!
The Head and the Heart “DOWN IN THE VALLEY” from The Head and the Heart (Sub Pop 2011)Buy it!
Lindsay Fuller “Everything I Ever Had” from You, Anniversary ((RED) ATO Records/RED 2012) N —From the debut album of this Pac Northwest singer/songwriterBuy it!
Bob Dylan “Need a Woman” from The Bootleg Series Vol. 3 (Sony 1991)Buy it!
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