Joni Mitchell “The Hissing of Summer Lawns” (Asylum 1975)Buy it!
Diane Birch “Nothing But A Miracle” from Bible Belt (S-Curve 2009)Buy it!
Miranda Lee Richards “Pictures Of You” from Light of X (Nettwerk 2009)Buy it!
Viva Voce “Cool Morning Sun” from The Future Will Destroy You (Vanguard 2011) N —Kevin Robinson (drums) and Anita Robinson (vocals/guitars) from Muscle Shoals, Al. originallyBuy it!
Josh Ritter “Galahad” from To the Yet Unknowing World - EP (Pytheas Recordings 2011) R Buy it!
Eleanor Friedberger “My Mistakes” from Last Summer (Merge 2011) N Buy it!
Goldenboy “Body and Soul” from Sleepwalker (eenie meenie 2011) —Former Spain member and guitarist for Elliott Smith, Shon SullivanBuy it!
Boy Without God “Of Cowboys & Other Beautiful Men” from God Bless The Hunger SINGLE (self-released 2011) N —Gabriel Birnbaum from BrooklynBuy it!
Middle Brother “Me Me Me” from Middle Brother (Partisan 2011) —John J. McCauley III of Deer Tick, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, and Matt Vasquez of Delta SpiritBuy it!
Otis Redding “Something Is Worrying Me” from Pain In My Heart (Atlantic 1993)Buy it!
William Bell & Carla Thomas “I Can't Stop” from Boy Meets Girl (Concord Records, Inc. 2009)Buy it!
Bettye Lavette “You'll Never Change” from Single (Karen 1968)Buy it!
Imaginary Cities “Hummingbird” from Hummingbird - EP (Grand Hotel Van Cleef 2011) N —Winnipeg's Imaginary Cities, singer Marti Sarbit and Waking Eyes/Weakerthans' multi-instrumentalist Rusty MatyasBuy it!
Dead Man Winter “Wasteland” from Bright Lights (Banjodad 2011) N —Dave Simonett of Trampled by TurtlesBuy it!
Theodore “Abilene” from Blood Signs - EP (Misra 2011) L —August 24 at El Lenador and September 4 at Off Broadway Tower Groove Records CarnivalBuy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Tecumseh Valley” from Our Mother the Mountain (Tomato 1969)Buy it!
Dave Alvin “Everett Ruess” from Ashgrove (Yep Roc 2004) —A song about the inspiring poet, artist and naturalist Everett Ruess, who disappeared in the Utah desert in 1934, fate still unknownBuy it!
Cat Power “Living Proof” from The Greatest (Matador 2006) —at LouFest Sun. 08/28 | 7:00PMBuy it!
Baby Washington “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted” from Atlantic Unearthed: Soul Sisters (Atlantic 1969)Buy it!
The Silos “White Vinyl” from Florizona (Sonic Pyramid 2011) N Buy it!
Sloan “Traces” from The Double Cross (Yep Roc 2011) N Buy it!
Television “Prove It” from Marquee Moon (Elektra 1977) —Much is rightly made of Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd's guitar interplay on this record, but the rhythm section of Billy Ficca and Fred Smith is the secret weapon.Buy it!
Tim Easton and The Freelan Barons “What Do You Live For” from Beat the Band (Campfire Propaganda 2011) N Buy it!
Hotel Lights “Falling Down” from Girl Graffiti (Bar/None Records 2011) N —multi-instrumentalist Darren Jessee, former drummer for Ben Folds FiveBuy it!
Bon Iver “Calgary” from Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar 2011) N —Sun 9/11 Bon Iver – Pageant - Sold OutBuy it!
Amy LaVere “Washing Machine” from Live at KDHX 8/12/11 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2011) N —Amy was in town for a show at Off Broadway last Friday. This is the first of three songs she recorded in the studio with her fine band.Buy it!
Amy LaVere “Red Banks” from Live at KDHX 8/12/11 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2011) N —A new song which can also be heard on "Stranger Me," written by Kristi Witt, and featuring Amy's band: David Cousar on guitar, Shawn Zorn on drums and Krista Wroten on violinBuy it!
Amy LaVere “Stranger Me” from Live at KDHX 8/12/11 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2011) N —If you missed the airing of this Live at KDHX session, fear not. Stream it any time at KDHX.org.Buy it!
David Olney “Blue Moon Hotel” from David Olney Presents: Film Noir (Deadbeet Records 2011) N —Thurs 8/18 David Olney and Sergio Webb – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Bob Dylan “Meet Me in the Morning” from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1975)Buy it!
Danny Schmidt “Buckets Of Rain” from Man Of Many Moons (Red House www.redhouse.com 2011)Buy it!
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three “Sunny Side of the Street” from Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt Records 2011) L —Fri 8/19 Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three (2 shows) – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Gillian Welch “The Way It Will Be” from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) N Buy it!
The Middle East “Land of the Bloody Unknown” from I Want That You Are Always Happy (EMI Australia 2011) N Buy it!
Todd Rundgren “Couldn't I Just Tell You” from Something/Anything? CD ALBUM (Bearsville/Rhino 1972)Buy it!
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