Beck “Golden Age” from Sea Change (DGC 2002)Buy it!
Peter Gabriel “I Grieve” from soundtrack to 'City Of Angels' (Warner 1998) —I prefer this version to the one on Up, it's a bit longer and moodier.Buy it!
Metric “The Police And the Private” from Live It Out CD ALBUM (Last Gang Records Inc. www.lastgangrecords.com 2005) —The first song I heard from Metric, the did a great set at Lollapalooza last week.Buy it!
Aztec Camera “Set The Killing Free” from Walk Out to Winter: The Best of Aztec Camera (Music Club 1999) —A song my wife really digs, and as a nice treat for me she's listening today! Score!Buy it!
Toro Y Moi “Still Sound” from Underneath the Pine (Carpark 2011)Buy it!
M83 “Reunion” from Hurry Up, We're Dreaming (Mute 2011) —I think is this their big hit (it has those kinds of hooks).Buy it!
Sugar “Hoover Dam (Live) (The Joke Is Always On Us, Sometimes - Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2Nd November 1996)” from File Under: Easy Listening (Live) [Deluxe Edition] (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) N —Great reissues.Buy it!
Sugar “Helpless (Live at the Cabaret Metro, Illinois, 22nd July 1992)” from Copper Blue + Beaster (Deluxe Edition) (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) N Buy it!
Elvis Costello & the Imposters “Man Out Of Time” from Return Of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook (Hip-O 2012)Buy it!
Gold Motel “At Least We Tried” from Gold Motel (Good as Gold 2012) N —The did a great show at the Firebird a couple of weeks ago.Buy it!
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones “Where'd You Go?” from Devil's Night Out LP + Where'd You Go EP (Taang!) —A sweet vinyl find a couple of week ago.Buy it!
The Lemonheads “Great Big No” from Hotel Sessions (hall of records 2012)Buy it!
Kate Miller-Heidke “Space They Cannot Touch” from Live on Train of Thought 7-6-10 (KDHX 2010) —This one is for my Sweetie.Buy it!
Fleet Foxes “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” from Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop Records 2008) R Buy it!
Dr. Dog “Goner” from Takers and Leavers - EP (Park The Van 2006) —Played Lollapalooza last week, Loufest in a few weeks.Buy it!
Sleepy Kitty “Dykula” from Infinity City (Euclid Records 2011) LBuy it!
Jack White “Sixteen Saltines” from Blunderbuss (Third Man / Columbia 2012) N —An amazing set at Lollapalooza this past weekend.Buy it!
The Cure “Pictures Of You” from Disintegration (Deluxe Edition - Remastered) (Rhino/Elektra 2010) R —One of the things I like about this song is the long intro, it's a slow burn into the meat of the song. That intro gets into you subliminally.Buy it!
Guster “Amsterdam” from Keep It Together (Palm/Reprise 2003) R Buy it!
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “Everything Will Be Fine” from Want More (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) —Also performed at Lolla, very good.Buy it!
The Kills “Dreams” from Just Tell Me That You Want Me - A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac COMP (Hear Music 2012) N —Man, I am such a big fat tool for cover songs. Most cover comps are middling at best, but this seems to be above the bar.Buy it!
Bellawolf “Hangman's Daughter” from Cassette b/w Great Crusades (self)Buy it!
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