Sogoman Seranyan “Eraz” from Excavated Shellac: Strings (Parlortone 2011) N —music from ArmeniaBuy it!
Camper Van Beethoven “Abundance” from II & III (Cooking Vinyl / spinART 2004) —originally released in 1986Buy it!
Bill Frisell “Gone, Just Like A Train” (Nonesuch 1998) —background music for the first half of the showBuy it!
Robyn Hitchcock 'n' the Egyptians “The Devil's Coachman” from Queen Elvis (A&M 1989)Buy it!
Joe Eisenbraun “Coy Looks & White Lies” from The Pedal Steel EP (Nice Noise Records 2008) LBuy it!
Amy LaVere “Often Happens” from Stranger Me (Archer Records 2011) N Buy it!
Peter Gabriel “And Through The Wire” from Peter Gabriel (3) (Real World 1980)Buy it!
Mogwai “How To Be A Werewolf” from Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Sub Pop 2011) N Buy it!
Buffy Sainte-Marie “Song Of The French Partisan” from She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina (Vanguard 1971) —a song also covered by Leonard Cohen, written in 1944 by Hy Zaret and Anna MarlyBuy it!
PJ Harvey “Hanging In The Wire” from Let England Shake (Vagrant 2011) N —from her record of World War I-themed songsBuy it!
Jon Langford “Trap Door” from Skull Orchard Revisited (Verse Chorus Press 2011) N Buy it!
Camper Van Beethoven “I Love Her All The Time” from II & III (Cooking Vinyl / spinART 2004) —covering Sonic YouthBuy it!
The Crust Brothers “Going To Acapulco” from Marquee Mark (Telemomo 1998) —Silkworm and Stephen Malkmus covering Bob Dylan and The Band, recorded live in Seattle, 1997Buy it!
Levon Helm “You'll Never Again Be Mine” from The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams (Columbia Records 2011) N —from a new compilation of lyrics by Hank Williams with music by various songwritersBuy it!
Cleoma Breaux & Joseph Falcon “Le Vieux Soulard et Sa Femme” from Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume 3 (Smithsonian Folkways 1997)Buy it!
Hope Fountain Native Girls' Choir “Indaba Yomkonto” from The Secret Museum Of Mankind Vol. III (Yazoo 1995)Buy it!
BLK JKS “Banna Ba Modimo” from After Robots (Secretly Candian 2009)Buy it!
Bill Frisell “Blues For Los Angeles” from Gone, Just Like A Train (Nonesuch 1998) —background music for the second half of today's showBuy it!
The Zanti Misfits “Holier Than Thou” from Test Patterns CD COMP (Hi-Test / BDR 2010) R L —originally released in 1981 on Hi-Test RecordsBuy it!
Middle Class Fashion “Girl Talk” (Blip Blap! 2012) N L —playing a CD release show next Saturday, January 14 at FoamBuy it!
Spelling Bee “Cornucopia” from Sweet Dreams, Strange Animal (Apop Records 2010) LBuy it!
Pterodactyl “Spills Out” (Brah / Jagjaguwar 2011) N Buy it!
Pterodactyl “Zombies” from Spills Out (Brah / Jagjaguwar 2011) N Buy it!
Ptarmigan “Stillborn Kings” from The Forest Darling (self-released 2011) N Buy it!
Jesu “Old Year” from Conquerer (Hydra Head 2007)Buy it!
Kate Bush “The Dreaming” (EMI / Manhattan 1982)Buy it!
A. Mirzaeva “Dilbar” from The Secret Museum Of Mankind Vol. III (Yazoo 1995) —music from Samarkand, ca. 1948Buy it!
Ishmael Reinhardt “Minor Swing” from Gyspy Swing (ARC 2005)Buy it!
Django Reinhardt “Blue Drag” from Classic Early Recordings Vol. 1 (JSP) —recorded in 1935Buy it!
Camper Van Beethoven “When I Win The Lottery” from Key Lime Pie (Omnivore 1989) —playing this Friday, January 6 at The Pageant with CrackerBuy it!
Tinariwen “Iswegh Attay (excerpt)” from Tassili (V2 2011) N Buy it!
Group Anmataff “Tinariwen (excerpt)” from Music From Saharan Cellphones (Sahelsounds 2011) N —an Algerian band recorded in Mali, 2009Buy it!
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