The Bad Plus (with Wendy Lewis) “Lithium” from For All I Care (Universal Music Group International 2008) —Playing tonight at Jazz @ The Bistro!!! Well, it's night 3, but still.Buy it!
The Bad Plus “And Here We Test Our Powers of Observation” from Blunt Object - Live In Tokyo (Columbia 2005) —And thanks to my friend Alex a few of us are going to the show. Thanks, dawg!Buy it!
Radiohead “How to Disappear Completely (BBC Radio One Evening Session - 15/11/00)” from Kid A (Deluxe Version) (EMI UK www.themeatpuppets.com 2009)Buy it!
John Cale “Hey Ray” from Extra Playful - EP (Double Six Records doublesixrecords.com/ 2011) N Buy it!
The Big Deal “Mai Joy” from Big Deal EP (Mute 2012) N Buy it!
The Union Electric “An Irish Orphan” from Time Is Gold (Rankoutsider Records www.rankoutsiderrecords.com 2012) L —Playing tomorrow night at the Duck Room. Dig.Buy it!
8In8 “The Problem With Saints” from Nighty Night (self 2011)Buy it!
MC 900 Ft. Jesus “New Year's Eve” from One Step Ahead Of The Spider (American 1994) —Yeah, I could have played this last week.Buy it!
Talking Heads “The Lady Don't Mind (Moog March Version)” from Bonus Rarities & Outtakes (sire 2006)Buy it!
Freekbass “Fame (live)” from Body Over Mind (Gemini Records 2001) —This Bowie cover is too amazing for a simple description (note to self, find youtube video and post link)Buy it!
Yo, Flaco! “Rhyme & Reason” from The Skinny (Yo, Flaco! 2004)Buy it!
Atmosphere “Sunshine” from Sad Clown Bad Summer Number 9 - EP (Rhymesayers 2007)Buy it!
The Roots “Grits” from Organix (Groove Distribution 2009) —A record by The Roots back in 1993 so they'd have something to sell on a European tour, it helped them get a record deal.Buy it!
El Vez “Lady Stardust (Birthday Live)” from Son of a Lad from Spain? (Sympathy for the Record Industry www.thedetroitcobras.com 1999)Buy it!
Grandpa's Goodtime Fandango “Kentucky Fried Funk” from Placebo Dream (GGF Music 2001) —Funk within the heart of ArkansasBuy it!
North Mississippi Allstars “Hear the Hills” from Keys to the Kingdom (Songs of the South www.nmallstars.com/ 2011) —One of my Dad's childhood friends passed away yesterday, this is for both of them.Buy it!
Umphrey’s McGee “Maneater” from St. Louis, 12/30/2011, The Pageant (livedownloads.com) N —A freaking Hall & Oates cover with Jeff Coffin (from Bela Fleck) on sax!Buy it!
Nicole Atkins “Crystal Ship” from Digs Other People's Songs - EP (Columbia 2008) —I've played a bunch of covers this week. I really love what Atkins and her band does with this Doors tune.Buy it!
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