Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Mar 23rd 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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Time zone: central
Bruce Springsteen “Thundercrack” from TRACKS (Columbia 1998)Buy it!
Ha Ha Tonka “Usual Suspects” from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N —Ha Ha Tonka will be in town on Friday, April 22 at Off Broadway.Buy it!
Ponderosa “I DON'T MIND” from Moonlight Revival (New West Records Inc. www.newwestrecords.com 2010) N Buy it!
Poi Dog Pondering “Sweet Thing” from Audio Love Letter (Platetectonic 2011) N Buy it!
The Pogues “Fairytale Of New York” from If I Should Fall From Grace With God (Island)Buy it!
Brown Recluse “Impressions of a City Morning” from Evening Tapestry (Slumberland 2011) N Buy it!
Belle and Sebastian “I'm a Cuckoo” from Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade 2003)Buy it!
J Mascis “Not Enough” from Several Shades of Why (Sub Pop 2011) N —With the help of Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses), Kurt Vile and Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene).Buy it!
Josh Rouse “Middle School Frown” from Nashville ALBUM (Ryko/Rhino 2005)Buy it!
Hayes Carll “Another Like You” from Kmag Yoyo (& Other American Stories) (Lost Highway 2011) N —w/Cary Ann HearstBuy it!
Cary Ann Hearst & Michael Trent “Boxcar” from Shovels & Rope (our house 2008)Buy it!
Buffalo Tom “Here I Come” from Skins SINGLE (Scrawny 2011) N —From the new album that came out earlier this month.Buy it!
The Lonely Forest “Turn Off This Song and Go Outside” from Arrows (ILG/Trans Records 2011) N —The Lonely Forest, from Washington, will be at the Luminary Center for the Arts opening for The Joy Formidable on Friday, April 22. I'm trying to get them in-studio. Stay tuned for more info.Buy it!
The Lonely Forest “We Sing in Time” from Arrows (ILG/Trans Records 2011) N Buy it!
Rough Shop “Wonder What It Means” from Far Past the Outskirts (Perdition 2006) R LBuy it!
Bruce Cockburn “Call Me Rose” from Small Source of Comfort (True North 2011) N Buy it!
Maggie Bjorklund “Summer Romance” from Coming Home (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) N —Maggie Bjorkland is a Danish pedal steel player. This song features vocals from Rachel Flotard, of Visqueen and the rhythm section of Calexico.Buy it!
Neko Case “The Needle Has Landed” from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti- www.anti.com 2006) —Probably my favorite Neko Case song ... so hard to choose just one.Buy it!
David Wax Museum “Yes, Maria, Yes” from Everything Is Saved (self-released 2010) N —Winners of the best Americana band in Boston in 2010, this is from their debut album.Buy it!
Greenland is Melting “No More Apologies” from Our Hearts are Gold, Our Grass is Blue (Paper + Plastick 2009) —Greenland is Melting are doing a show at Off Broadway next Monday, March 28. RIYL: early Avett BrothersBuy it!
Ryan Adams “To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)” from Heartbreaker (Bloodshot Records 2000) —Co-written with David Rawlings ... from Ryan's debut solo album after the breakup of Whiskeytown.Buy it!
Pavement “Harness Your Hopes (B-side)” from Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed. (Matador 2008) —Originally a B-side to the song Major Leagues.Buy it!
Boat “King Kong” from Dress Like Your Idols (Magic marker 2011) N Buy it!
Uncle Tupelo “Chickamauga” from Anodyne CD ALBUM (Sire / Reprise 1993) L —My 2nd favorite UT song. Check the KDHX blog to see my #1 (and the rest of my Top 10).Buy it!
Those Darlins “Be Your Bro” from Screws Get Loose (Oh Wow Dang Records 2011) N Buy it!
The Decemberists “Calamity Song” from The King Is Dead (Capitol Records 2011) N —The Decemberists will be in town at theBuy it!
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