Faith No More “Caffeine” from Angel Dust (Bonus Track Version) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1992) —Playing this track because I could use a little spot of caffeine right now.Buy it!
The Joy Formidable “Wolf's Law” from Wolf's Law single (Atlantic 2012) N —Check it out it! http://thejoyformidable.com/wolfslaw/Buy it!
The Black Angels “Telephone” from Phosphene Dream (Blue Horizon 2010)Buy it!
The Black Angels “Manipulation” from Another Nice Pair (Light In The Attic 2011)Buy it!
The Flaming Lips “Suddenly Everything Has Changed” from Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros. 1999) —Closing out Loufest this weekend. I was able to interview Steve Drozd from the band and it will be at kdhx.org sometime in the next day or so here.Buy it!
Dinosaur Jr. “No Bones” from BBC In Session (BBC 2000) —And playing Loufest.Buy it!
White Rabbits “Temporary” from Milk Famous (TBD e 2012)Buy it!
Big Sir “Old Blood” from Before Gardens After Gardens (self 2012) N —Really nice bass line in this frantic song.Buy it!
Phantogram “Mouthful Of Diamonds” from Barsuk Records Summer 2011 (Indica Records 2011) —Also at Loufest...Buy it!
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin “Modern Mystery” from Pershing (Polyvinyl Records 2008) —Anxious to see them this weekend.Buy it!
The Bird and The Bee “One On One” from Interpreting the Masters, Vol. 1: (A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates) (Blue Note url 2010) —I'm a tool for cover versions anyway, but a whole disc of Hall & Oates with this lady's voice was almost too much.Buy it!
Zanti Misfits “Holier Than Thou” from BDR Records Promo Sampler (BDR Records 2010) —Lyrics still relevant today (um, this was recorded in 1981).Buy it!
Sleepy Kitty “Elder Chels” from What I Learned This Summer (self 2010) L —Sleepy Kitty opens Loufest. This EP is available for an inexpensive cost to you at sleepykitty.bandcamp.comBuy it!
Fun. “Be Calm” from Aim & Ignite (Hassle Records 2009) —This song is infectious, bizarrely reminds me of Queen a bit.Buy it!
Marvin Gaye “Anger (Alternate Extended Mix)” from Here, My Dear (Deluxe Edition) (Motown 2008) —I listened to a podcast recently with Louis C.K. where he talked about his divorce and said something like, "If I said half of what I'm telling you I might not be divorced' and it made me put this song in mind.Buy it!
The Bomb Squad “Find Another Love” from Sophistafunk (The Bomb Squad 2001)Buy it!
Liz Phair “Divorce Song” from Exile In Guyville (Matador 1993)Buy it!
Tight Pants Syndrome “Dear Former Baby” from Singles CD ALBUM (Blip Blap! 2008) L —Damn this song is heartbreaking.Buy it!
Camera Obscura “Tears for Affairs” from Tears for Affairs - EP (Elefant Records 2007)Buy it!
Stars “How Much More” from The Five Ghosts CD ALBUM (Vagrant 2010) —New record on Sept 24, show at Plush on Oct 5. Looking forward to it.Buy it!
Ani DiFranco “You Had Time” from Out of Range (Righteous Babe 1994) —Nick Hornby wrote about this song in his excellent 'Songbook', an insightful read.Buy it!
Bob Mould “The Descent” from Silver Age (Merge 2012) N —New album next month! Resisting urge to play more from the new Sugar reissues...next weekBuy it!
Willie Nelson “Bloody Mary Morning/Take Me Back To Tulsa (Saturday-Set 2) (Live at the Texas Opry House)” from Complete Atlantic Sessions (Liberty Records 2006)Buy it!
Los Lobos “Sleeping On The Sidewalk” from Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 2005) —Closing this show with a great Queen cover. This song, incidentally, was the name of my last pre-Train Of Thought show.Buy it!
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