Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Jun 1st 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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ZZ Top “Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers” from Tres Hombres (Expanded Edition) [Remastered] (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2006)Buy it!
Califone “Buñuel” from All My Friends Are Funeral Singers (Dead Oceans 2009)Buy it!
Alela Diane “Suzanne” from Alela Diane & Wild Divine (Bonus Track Version) (Rough Trade 2011) N Buy it!
Kurt Vile “Society Is My Friend” from Smoke Ring for My Halo (Bonus Track Version) (Matador 2010) N Buy it!
My Morning Jacket “Holding On To Black Metal” from Circuital (ATO 2011) N —MMJ will be playing a show at the Pageant on Tuesday, August 2.Buy it!
Smoking Popes “Wish We Were” from This Is Only A Test (Asian Man 2011) N —Chicago's Smoking Popes have just released a new album.Buy it!
Wilco “I Got You (At the End of the Century)” from Being There (Reprise 1996)Buy it!
The Vaccines “Post Break-Up Sex” from Extended Play (Columbia 2011) N —From the debut EP of this British quartet. Their debut full-length album is due later this summer.Buy it!
David Bowie “Hang On To Yourself” from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders From Mars (RCA 1972) R Buy it!
Ben Sollee “The Globe” from Inclusions (Tin Ear 2011) N —Ben Sollee will be at the Old Rockhouse this Friday, June 3.Buy it!
Bonnie "Prince" Billy “I Am Goodbye” from Beware (Drag City Inc. 2009)Buy it!
Bastards of Melody “Around You” from Hurry Up And Wait (FDR Label 2010) N —From this New Jersey band's 4th album and first in 7 years.Buy it!
Fountains of Wayne “Denise” from Utopia Parkway (Atlantic 1999)Buy it!
The Heavenly States “Model Son” from Oui Camera Oui (Hippies Are Dead Records 2011) N —From the new EP from this California based band.Buy it!
Modest Mouse “Gravity Rides Everything” from The Moon & Antarctica (Legacy 2000)Buy it!
Tim Easton “Highway 62 Love Song” from Since 1966 (Volume 1) (Campfire Propaganda 2011) N —From Akron, OH, Tim Easton has two albums coming out, one electric and this one which is more acoustic.Buy it!
Tim Easton “To Katie” from Since 1966 (Volume 1) (Campfire Propaganda 2011) N Buy it!
The Antlers “Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out” from Burst Apart (Frenchkiss) N —The Antlers will be at the Firebird next Friday, June 10.Buy it!
Okkervil River “Lay of the Last Survivor” from I Am Very Far (Jajaguwar 2011) N Buy it!
Horse Feathers “Belly Of June” from Thistled Spring VINYL ALBUM (Kill Rock Stars 2010) —Horse Feathers are playing a show at Off Broadway next Wednesday, June 8.Buy it!
Jill Andrews “You” from The Mirror (Liam 2011) N —Jill will be playing Twangfest next Thursday, June 9. She'll also be doing an in-studio that I"ll be playing the morning of June 15.Buy it!
Brandi Carlile “Pride And Joy” from Giving Up the Ghost (Columbia 2009)Buy it!
David Bazan “Curse Your Branches” (Barsuk 2009) —David Bazan, former leader of Pedro the Lion, didn't hear secular music until his late teens. He's making up for it now. He'll be playing a show at the Old Rockhouse next Friday, June 10.Buy it!
Bright Eyes “Beginner's Mind” from The People's Key (Saddle Creek 2011) N —Bright Eyes will be playing a show at the Pageant this Monday, June 6.Buy it!
The Head and the Heart “WINTER SONG” from The Head and the Heart (Sub Pop 2011) —The Head and the Heart will be playing a show at the Duck Room on Monday, June 13.Buy it!
Dylan Sneed “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” from Texodus (self 2010) —Formerly from Dallas, this album, his debut, was recorded in a 100 year old cabin in South Carolina.Buy it!
Gram Parsons “$1000 Wedding” from GP / Grievous Angel (Reprise 1990)Buy it!
Robbie Fulks “That Bangle Girl” from The Very Best of Robbie Fulks (Bloodshot Records 2000) —Robbie will be playing the Friday night of Twangfest (with Nora O'Connor), July 10.Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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