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Spinitron - KDHX: Bittersweet Melody Wed Jan 2nd 2013

Bittersweet Melody (Music)

Wed Jan 2nd 2013 5.00am–7.00am

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

Time zone: central

5:00am

Bruce Springsteen “American Land”
from Wrecking Ball (Columbia 2012) N  —Finishing Bruce, who comes in at #13 on my year-end top 25. This is actually from the expanded edition.

5:06am

Dr. Dog “THESE DAYS”
from Be the Void (Anti/Epitaph 2012) N  —At #12 comes the latest album by this incredible Philly band who never seem to disappoint.

5:09am

Dr. Dog “Do the Trick”
from Be the Void (Anti/Epitaph 2012) N

5:16am

Calexico “Splitter”
from Algiers (Anti- 2012) N  —At #11, Calexico have always been a great live band for me but their studio albums haven't measured up. This one though is a different story. Great songs and can't wait to see them live at the Pageant on January 31.

5:19am

Calexico “Maybe On Monday”
from Algiers (Anti- 2012) N

5:24am

Allo Darlin' “Neil Armstrong”
from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N  —Starting my top 10 is this London band led by the beautiful voice of Australian Elizabeth Morris. If you like Camera Obscura, you're bound to like Allo Darlin'.

5:27am

Allo Darlin' “My Sweet Friend”
from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N

5:32am

Aimee Mann “Labrador”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) N  —At #9 comes Aimee Mann, always a favorite of mine. I'd put this one as her best release since her classic Bachelor #2.

5:36am

Aimee Mann “Barfly”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) N

5:41am

The Avett Brothers “The Once and Future Carpenter”
from The Carpenter (American 2012) N  —At #8 come the Avett Brothers. This album is a fine addition to their collection.

5:46am

The Avett Brothers “Live And Die”
from The Carpenter (American 2012) N

5:51am

The Lumineers “Classy Girls”
from The Lumineers (Dualtone 2012) N  —At #7 is the debut album of this Denver band. I look forward to hearing how they progress.

5:54am

The Lumineers “Flapper Girl”
from The Lumineers (Dualtone 2012) N

5:59am

Father John Misty “Well, You Can Do It Without Me”
from Fear Fun (Sub Pop 2012) N  —#6 - J. Tillman, former drummer of Fleet Foxes, left the band and put out the first album under the moniker Father John Misty in 2012. They'll be at the Firebird next Tuesday, January 8.

6:02am

Father John Misty “Everyman Needs a Companion”
from Fear Fun (Sub Pop 2012) N

6:09am

Kathleen Edwards “Empty Threat”
from Voyageur (Zoe 2012) N  —#5 - From just the 4th full-length of this underappreciated singer songwriter from Ottawa, CA.

6:13am

Kathleen Edwards “MINT”
from Voyageur (Zoe 2012) N

6:20am

The District Attorneys “California Fire”
from Slowburner (This is American Music www.thisisamericanmusic.om 2012) N  —#4 - From the debut of this Atlanta-based band. A terrific album of melodic rock songs with a flavor of twang.

6:30am

Gold Motel “Brand New Kind of Blue”
from Gold Motel (Good as Gold 2012) N  —#3 - With no New Pornographers release in 2012, this is as close as I could get. From this Chicago band's 2nd album, loaded with pop hooks.

6:33am

Gold Motel “Cold Shoulders”
from Gold Motel (Good as Gold 2012) N

6:38am

Field Report “Fergus Falls”
from Field Report (Partisan Records 2012) N  —#2 - From the debut album of this band. The leader, Christopher Porterfield, had been in a band from Wisconsin called Deyarmond Edison that also had Justin Vernon and members of Megafaun. He left the band and after several years formed Field Report.

6:43am

Field Report “Chico the American”
from Field Report (Partisan Records 2012) N

6:51am

Nada Surf “Teenage Dreams”
from The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy (Deluxe Edition) (City Slang 2012) N  —My #1 album of the year. Just a great batch of melodic, hook-filled songs. Here's hoping 2013 provides the same quality of music as 2012.

6:54am

Nada Surf “When I Was Young”
from The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy (Deluxe Edition) (City Slang 2012) N  —My favorite song of the year ... hope you enjoy it!


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