Kings of Leon “Pickup Truck” from Come Around Sundown (RCA Records Label 2010) N —haters beware, this record has some teethBuy it!
Tegan and Sara “Suffer” from Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion (Spin spinmagazine.com 2010) N —from a compilation of Bad Religion covers put together by the people at SPIN magazine - available at http://www.spin.com/badreligiontributeBuy it!
Sufjan Stevens “Futile Devices” from The Age of Adz (Asthmatic Kitty 2010) N Buy it!
Huey Lewis & The News “Got To Get You Off My Mind” from Soulsville (WOW 2010) N —Huey returns with The News to tackle some Stax records classicsBuy it!
The Sleep-ins “Silver State” from Songs about girls & outer space (self 2010) N —nerds ahoy! love it.Buy it!
Local H “Wolf Like Me” from Local H's Awesome Mixtape (G&P 2010) N —wicked coverBuy it!
Serj Tankian “Disowned Inc” from Imperfect Harmonies (Reprise 2010) N —system of a down lead singer's second full-lengthBuy it!
Los Campesinos! “Death to Los Campesinos!” from Hold On Now, Youngster... (Arts & Crafts Productions Inc. 2008) —they tore apart The Firebird this past week. bummed I couldn't make it. so we play our favorite LC song instead.Buy it!
Mondo Topless “Mystery Girl” from Freaking Out (Get Hip 2010) N —appearing at our Beat n Soul Weekend on Saturday the 6th at Off Broadway!Buy it!
Busdriver “Kill Your Employer (Recreational Paranoia Is The Sport Of Now)” from RoadKill Overcoat (Epitaph 2007) —rap music on Epitaph? it's more likely than you think. Epitaph is 30 this year.Buy it!
The Hot Rats “Love Is the Drug” from Turn Ons (Fat Possum 2010) N —this hour is just chock full of covers. and that's A-OK. this one a cover of Roxy Music.Buy it!
Death From Above 1979 “Romantic Rights” from You're a Woman, I'm a Machine (Atlantic Records 2004) —good luck getting this song out of your brainsBuy it!
Tub Ring “The Promise Keeper” from Zoo Hypothesis (Invisible Records 2005)Buy it!
Self “What a Fool Believes” from Gizmodgery (Spongebath Records 2000) —another wicked cover, this time of local boy Michael McDonald. Oh, and the whole album Gizmodgery was played entirely on children's toys.Buy it!
Partyline “Who Knows, Who Cares” from Zombie Terrorist (Retard Disco 2006) —a blast of punk snot from former Bratmobile member Allison WolfeBuy it!
Joan of Arc “Just Pack or Unpack” from Boo Human (Polyvinyl 2008) —Appearing 11/3 at The Firebird!Buy it!
Clutch “Muchas Veces” from The Elephant Riders (Columbia 2009) —Appearing 11/4 at Pops!Buy it!
Rollins Band “Get Some Go Again” (DreamWorks 2000) —"i do a lot, i do a lot, i do a lot of stuff" - not Henry's most brainy song, but it rocks so hard that all is forgiven.Buy it!
Ultimate Fakebook “Far, Far Away” from Electric Kissing Parties (Rocket Heart rocketheartrecords.com 2010) —Burning Heart Records is looking to re-release this seminal album on vinyl! Hit up their kickstarter and show 'em some love. Appearing 12/19 at The Firebird! First tour in 7 years!Buy it!
Mr. Gnome “Vampires” from heave yer skeleton (El Marko 2009) —Appearing 12/10 at The FirebirdBuy it!
Ima Robot “Shine Shine” from Another Man's Treasure (Werewolf Heart 2010) N —A strange change of pace/direction for these usually coked-out rockers. Sounds good, though.Buy it!
Anti-Flag “Angry, Young, and Poor” from Underground Network (Fat Wreck Chords 2001) —a punk rock wake-up call.Buy it!
Screamin Jay Hawkins “Heart Attack and Vine” from Black Music for White People (Possum 1991) —Yes, Screamin Jay covering Tom Waits. awe-some.Buy it!
Ween “Tastes Good On th' Bun” from Shinola, Vol. 1 (Chocodog Records 2005) —the annoying song contest has been won. thanks, Ween!Buy it!
Free Energy “Dream City” from Stuck on Nothing CD ALBUM (Caroline 2010) N —anyone thinking Target? yeah, it's in the background to one of their ads, but it's also a killer tune.Buy it!
The M's “Never Do This Again” from Future Women (Polyvinyl Record Company 2006)Buy it!
Jukebox the Ghost “Half Crazy” from Everything Under the Sun (Yep Roc 2010) N Buy it!
We Landed on the Moon! “Across The Sun” from This Will Be One for the Books (self 2010) N Buy it!
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