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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Dec 28th 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Dec 28th 2012 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

6:59am

John Cale “Scotland Yard” from Shifty Adventures in Nookie Yard (Domino 2012N  —Celebrating 2012 with a bunch of music that came out this year - not just my fave songs, but a lot of songs I didn't play on air this year. The new Cale is a good record - not great like his last one, but definitely a pleasure.Buy it!

7:05am

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals “Stars” from The Lion the Beast the Beat (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 2012N  —This woman can belt it out, but she saves the big notes for the most dramatic moments.Buy it!

7:08am

Eleni Mandell “Desert Song” from I Can See the Future (Yep Roc 2012N  —A gentle, inviting, lilting recording.Buy it!

7:12am

Aimee Mann “Red Flag Driver” from Charmer SINGLE (Superego 2012N  —Typically catchy number from one of our best songwriters.Buy it!

7:16am

Peter Karp & Sue Foley “At the Same Time” from Beyond the Crossroads (blind pig 2012N  —Great nasty jazzy blues song - killer horns on this one.Buy it!

7:20am

Bruce Springsteen “Shackled and Drawn” from Wrecking Ball (Columbia 2012) —I love the folk influence on Bruce's album this year.Buy it!

7:24am

Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Jesus' Chariot” from Americana (Reprise 2012N  —She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes. This isn't the way we sang it in grade school.Buy it!

7:32am

Anders Osborne “Dancing In the Wind” from Black Eye Galaxy (Alligator 2012) —Osborne's album is all over the place, from slashing near metal to deep blues to singer-songwriter stuff. This song reminds me of Jackson Browne.Buy it!

7:36am

John Hiatt “Wood Chipper” from Mystic Pinball (New West 2012N  —"I'm from the midwest, I know enough to cut a path around a wood chipper."Buy it!

7:40am

Calexico “Splitter” from Algiers (Anti- 2012N  —They're going to be in town at the Pageant sometime in late January, with Yo La Tengo.Buy it!

7:45am

Shawn Colvin “I Don't Know You” from All Fall Down (Nonesuch 2012N  —With Buddy Miller on guitar and at the production helm, Colvin made the best music I've heard from her.Buy it!

7:49am

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale “Forever and a Day” from Buddy & Jim (New West 2012N  —A very nice duets album from two terrific talents.Buy it!

7:51am

Jerry Douglas “On a Monday” from Traveler (EOne 2012N  —Killer take on the Leadbelly song.Buy it!

8:00am

Amy Gore and Her Valentines “Baby In Your Arms” from In Love (self 2012N  —Amy Gore was in the Gore Gore Girls, which I never heard. But this record is terrific - fulfills the promise of tough pop/rock I heard 30 years back in the first single by Holly & the Italians.Buy it!

8:03am

Sleepy Kitty “Don't You Start” from Projection Room (Euclid Records 2014N L —We're still waiting for a second album from this St. Louis duo (my very favorite guitar/drum/no bass combo in the world), but they did a nice 7" single this year.Buy it!

8:09am

Sinead O'Connor “Property of Jesus” from How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? (One Little Indian 2012) —As much as I loved this record, I didn't give it enough airplay (partially due to an inability to remember which songs had profanity in them).Buy it!

8:13am

Craig Finn “Apollo Bay” from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) —Okay, I was suspicious at the beginning of the year, but over time, this record has really grown on me, and now I'm not sure he should ever get back with the Hold Steady.Buy it!

8:19am

Dan Bern “Holy House” from Drifter (self 2012N  —One of America's best songwriters.Buy it!

8:22am

Carl Pandolfi “Space” from What Kind of Life (self-released 2012N L —We are all going to need more space. This very talented St. Louisian put out a fascinating album a few months back - trying not to let it slip through the cracks.Buy it!

8:24am

Half Knots “Colorado” from Proof (self 2013N L —Another strong St. Louis record that I've only recently spent time with - their CD release show, shared with Melody Den (whose record is also excellent, but I forgot to bring it), will be Jan. 12 at Off Broadway.Buy it!

8:31am

Carolina Chocolate Drops “No Man's Mama” from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch 2012) —Here was another triumph for Buddy Miller as producer this year.Buy it!

8:35am

Cassandra Wilson “Red Guitar” from Another Country (EOne 2012N  —This one I might have played earlier this year - I get confused. But I think it fits here.Buy it!

8:40am

Madonna “Falling Free” from MDNA (Interscope 2012) —Madonna goes all Kate Bush in parts of this song.Buy it!

8:46am

Pet Shop Boys “Leaving” from Elysium (Astralwerks 2013N  —Some wisdom in this song. And a lovely tune.Buy it!

8:50am

The Explorers Club “Grand Hotel” (Rock Ridge 2012) —A simply happy number from a band that loves the mid-60s.Buy it!

8:52am

Los Straitjackets “Wrong Way Inn” from Jet Set (Yep Roc 2012N  —I feel like dancing!Buy it!

8:55am

The Time Jumpers “Texoma Bound” from The Time Jumpers (Rounder 2012N  —More instrumental fun, this time in a Western swing mode.Buy it!

9:02am

The dB's “Collid-oOo-Scope” from Falling From the Sky (Bar/None Records 2012N  —A song from my very favorite album of 2012, one of the few I still hadn't played on the air yet.Buy it!

9:08am

Chris Stamey “Astronomy” from Lovesick Blues (Bonus Track Version) (Yep Roc Records 2013N  —Stamey has so many good songs in him that just 7 months after the dB's album, he's back with a really good solo record. Breaking the rules of only 2012 releases, but what the heck, why not?Buy it!

9:11am

The Sights “Anything to Anyone” from Left Over Right (HRM 2011N  —These guys just keep churning out rock'n'roll well structured and inventive enough to fit with the classics of 1965.Buy it!

9:16am

Invisible System “Hode Baba” from Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia (World Music Network 2012N  —Fascinating band from Ethiopia that mixes up all sorts of dance sounds from outside their native land - this one has a rich dub texture to it.Buy it!

9:22am

Cody ChesnuTT “Everybody's Brother” from Landing On A Hundred (Vibration Vineyard 2013N  —A song about redemption and looking forward, with a big-ass beat.Buy it!

9:25am

Sugarman 3 “Brother T.” from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) —Instrumental finery.Buy it!

9:29am

Little Feat “One Breath at a Time” from Rooster Rag (Rounder 2012N  —I gotta admit, I haven't paid close attention to the many records Little Feat made since they reformed quite some time ago - but this one cooks pretty hard.Buy it!

9:34am

Bettye Lavette “The More I Search (The More I Die)” from Thankful n' Thoughtful (Anti-Records 2012N  —I was disappointed in this album - it's better than the last one, not as brilliant as the two before that. But, dangit, she's still Bettye LaVette, and even her disappointments are better than a lot of records.Buy it!

9:39am

Paul Kelly “When a Woman Loves a Man” from Spring and Fall (Gawdaggle 2012N  —Sweet little song.Buy it!

9:43am

Brothers Lazaroff “Picking Up Sticks” from Science Won (self-released 2012L —I'm pretty sure I didn't get around to playing this cut - so many good songs on this record.Buy it!

9:45am

Jamey Johnson “Would These Arms Be In Your Way” from Living for a Song - A Tribute to Hank Cochran (Mercury 2012N  —Most of the songs feature great guest stars, and that's cool, but I really just want to hear Jamey Johnson sing. As he does here.Buy it!

9:49am

Kathy Mattea “Gone, Gonna Rise Again” from Calling Me Home (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012N  —I love Mattea's newfound Appalachian sound.Buy it!

9:52am

Diana Krall “Garden In the Rain” from Glad Rag Doll (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2012) —One of the bonus tracks on the deluxe edition, simply pretty.Buy it!

9:55am

Magnetic Fields “The Machine In Your Hand” from Love at the Bottom of the Sea (Merge 2012) —A love song from a skewed perspective.Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.