John Zorn “The Summoning” from Moonchild (Tzadik)Buy it!
Black Sabbath “Hole In The Sky” from Sabotage (Earmark Records 1975)Buy it!
The Mars Volta “Miranda That Ghost Just Isn't Holy Anymore” from Octahedron (Warner Bros. 2009) —Some flat out crazy 70's style organ/guitar interplay.Buy it!
System of a Down “Metro” from Toxicity - EP (Columbia 1999) —Berlin cover, the drummer is on freaking fire!Buy it!
Shudder to Think “Day Ditty” from Modern Rock Live (Sony 1996) —Remember this syndicated show? Got this comp when I bought a boom box back when.Buy it!
Michael Kiwanuka “May This Be Love” from 2kHz 7/12/2012 (Daytrotter 2012) —Hendrix cover, minus the drums (which for me are the best part of the song). That said, it's still a super chill tune.Buy it!
The Decemberists “Calamity Song” from An I-Tunes Session (CAPITOL 2011)Buy it!
XTC “Towers Of London (Rejected Single Recording)” from A Coat Of Many Cupboards (Virgin UK 2010)Buy it!
The Psychedelic Furs “Dumb Waiters” from All of This and Nothing (Columbia 1980) —The play tonight at the Pageant.Buy it!
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons “Too Strung Out” from Mysterious Power (Red Parlor 2011) —One of my favorite songs from last year, crazy and frantic.Buy it!
Gold Motel “We're On the Run” from Summer House (Good As Gold Records 2010)Buy it!
The Lemonheads “Dawn Can't Decide” from single for 'My Drug Buddy' (Atlantic) —Slightly different, sloppier version of this tune.Buy it!
Sugar “Where Diamonds Are Halos (Live at the Cabaret Metro, Illinois, 22nd July 1992)” from Copper Blue + Beaster (Deluxe Edition) (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012)Buy it!
The Darkness “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” from Hot Cakes ([PIAS] Recordings 2012) N —One word to describe this Radiohead cover: Gonads. Lots of gonads.Buy it!
Mike Doughty “(I Keep On) Rising Up” from Live on 'Space Parlour', 10-18-09 (KDHX 2009)Buy it!
The Dresden Dolls “Ultima Esperanza” from No, Virginia (Roadrunner Records 2008)Buy it!
Ben Folds and Nick Hornby “Picture Window” from Lonely Avenue (Nonesuch 2010)Buy it!
Merry Clayton “Gimmie Shelter” (Ode Records 1970) —She sang back up on the original.Buy it!
Tight Pants Syndrome “Dontcha Freak Out on Me” from Don't Panic (Blip Blap! 2010) LBuy it!
The Welders “Baby Don't Go” from The Welders CD ALBUM (BDR 1979) LBuy it!
David Lowery “Raise Em Up On Honey” from Live At KDHX, 5/24/11 (KDHX 2011) —Recorded for my show a couple of whiles ago.Buy it!
Sondre Lerche “Private Caller” from Live at KDHX, Vol. X (KDHX 2012) N LBuy it!
Bad Folk “1915” from single (self 2007)Buy it!
OK GO “White Knuckles (Live At the 40 Watt Club: Athens, GA 11/4/10)” from 180/365 (Live) ((RED) Paracadute 2011)Buy it!
U2 “Ultraviolet (Light My Way) (Oct 3 2010)” from U22 (u2.com)Buy it!
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