The Album Leaf “The MP (live)” from Seal Beach EP (Better Looking)Buy it!
Sugar “Come Around” from Copper Blue + Beaster (Deluxe Edition) (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) —This song is largely instrumental but rings with the right vibe for this late night air.Buy it!
Explosions In the Sky “Be Comfortable, Creature” from Take Care, Take Care, Take Care (Temporary Residence www.temporaryresidence.com 2011) —Opening for NIN in October. Great band, and bonus points for being taper friendly: http://archive.org/details/ExplosionsintheSkyBuy it!
Joy Division “Glass” from Substance (Qwest 1987)Buy it!
David Bowie “Valentine's Day” from The Next Day (ISO / Columbia 2013)Buy it!
The Beta Band “I Know” from The Three E.P.'s (EMI UK 1997) —Alright, I admit it. I'd never heard about this band until that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack says, "Help me sell five copies of The Three E.P.'s by The Beta Band'. Props to my cousin Adam on vouching for the record.Buy it!
Charlie Hunter Quartet “Spoonful (feat. Theryl De Clouet)” from Songs from the Analog Playground (Blue Note www.bluenote.com 2001)Buy it!
Radiohead “How to Disappear Completely (BBC Radio One Evening Session - 15/11/00)” from Kid A (Deluxe Version) (EMI UK 2009) —Here's a free and legal live download. Different era of the career, but still free. http://noisetrade.com/pastemagazine/pastecom-presents-radiohead-liveBuy it!
The Dresden Dolls “The Perfect Fit” from The Dresden Dolls (Roadrunner 2003)Buy it!
Metric “Clone” from Synthetica (Mom+Pop 2012)Buy it!
Buckethead “The Homing Beacon” from Electric Sea (Metastation 2012)Buy it!
Beth Orton “Galaxy of Emptiness” from Live on Sessions @ West 54th Street (PBS) —The guitar on this live version puts me to sleep in a very happy, contented way.Buy it!
Morcheeba “Undress Me Now” from Charango (East West Records UK Ltd 2002)Buy it!
Air “All I Need” from Morning Becomes Eclectic (Mammoth)Buy it!
Camera Obscura “Modern Girl” from The Singles Collection (Elefant Records 2007) —Note to self: google 'Sheena Easton covers'Buy it!
Guy Forsyth “Delirious” from Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince (Cold Spring) —Awesome Prince cover. Going to change the pace so that I don't fall asleep in a happy, contented way when I drive home :)Buy it!
R.E.M. “Until the Day Is Done” from Accelerate (Warner Bros. 2008)Buy it!
Paul Westerberg “Left Of The Dial (live)” from import single for 'World Class Fad' (sire 1993)Buy it!
The Blind Eyes “Waves” from World Record (self-released 2013) N LBuy it!
Beth Bombara “What This Could Be” from Raise Your Flag - EP (Beth Bombara 2013) N L —Beth is playing a free show at the MO Bontanical Garden next Wednesday night.Buy it!
Nadine “Twilight” from Downtown, Saturday (Undertow 1999) LBuy it!
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