Lush “Desire Lines” from Ciao! Best of Lush (4AD 2001)Buy it!
The Dirty Projectors “Ascending Melody” from Ascending Melody 7" (Domino 2010)Buy it!
8In8 “One Tiny Thing” from Nighty Night (self 2011) N —This is cheap, and should be acquired. It's Ben Folds, Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman, and Damien Kulash (from OK Go).Buy it!
Bitter Ruin “Trust” from AFP's Webcastacular NYC Extravaganzaca! ((self) 2010) —The lady singing this has a nifty voice, I feel accused of something (not sure what) just listening to this song. (note to self, get more of this band, http://www.bitterruin.com/)Buy it!
Peter Murphy “The Prince & Old Lady Shade” from Ninth (Nettwerk 2011) N Buy it!
Bill Frisell “Sixty Four” from Sign of Life (Savoy Jazz 2011) N Buy it!
Porno for Pyros “Tonight” from M.O.M. II: Music For Our Mother Ocean (Interscope 1997) —I think this is actually called 'Comedy Tonight' but I'm not an expert on Stephen Sondheim...Buy it!
Freekbass “When You're Finished” from Concentrate (self 2011) N —http://freekbass.bandcamp.netBuy it!
Iggy Pop “Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell” from Roadkill Rising...The Bootleg Collection: 1977-2009 (Shout Factory 2011) N Buy it!
David Bowie “Kooks” from Hunky Dory (RCA www.columbiarecords.com 1971)Buy it!
Paul Westerberg “My Dad” from Sessions @ AOL (Shock) —http://paulwesterberg.com/Buy it!
Lou Reed “Beginning Of A Great Adventure” from New York (Sire Records 1989)Buy it!
Luscious Jackson “To Sir With Love” from Ladyfingers 7" (Grand Royal)Buy it!
Yo, Flaco! “Turn Around” from Skeptamistic (From The Pocket 2001)Buy it!
Guru's Jazzmatazz “Guidance (feat Amel Larrieux)” from Streetsoul (Virgin 2000) —The first verse of this is what I can only describe as Guru's prayer to his then soon-to-be-born son. The rest of the song is a mediation on how his world will change. The song was close to perfect before Amel Larrieux comes in for the chorus)Buy it!
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears “Sugarfoot” from Live & Direct Vol 13 (WYEP www.wyep.org/ 2011) N Buy it!
Galactic “Sweet Leaf (Live)” from We Love 'Em Tonight (Live At Tipitina's) (Volcano www.galacticfunk.com 2001)Buy it!
OK GO “Needing/Getting” from 180/365 (Paracadute 2011) N Buy it!
OK GO “I Want You So Bad I Can't Breathe” from 180/365 (Paracadute 2011) N —(I'm liking this quite a bit)Buy it!
Cracker “Hand Me My Inhaler” from Sunrise In the Land of Milk and Honey (429 Records 2009) —Ok, this is a break up song, but given my asthmar (as William Golding called it), sounded like a good idea to play.Buy it!
Queen “It's Late” from News of the World (Ekektra 1977) —I've read that this is getting yet another reissue, but to make this one relevant (to me) is that it's supposed to include their BBC performance from the day the album was released.Buy it!
Vallejo “Boogieman” from Steamboat Live '97 (VMG 2010)Buy it!
R.E.M. “Mine Smell Like Honey” from Collapse into Now (Warner Bros. 2011) N Buy it!
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