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Spinitron - KDHX: Bittersweet Melody Wed Dec 29th 2010

Bittersweet Melody (Music)

Wed Dec 29th 2010 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

5:03am

Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Buick City”
from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) N  —Coming in at #40 in my top 40 favorite albums of 2010.

5:07am

Luke Doucet and the White Falcon “Dirty Dirty Blonde”
from Steel City Trawler (Six Shooter 2010) N  —#39

5:11am

Mavis Staples “You Are Not Alone” (Anti www.anti.com 2010) N  —Coming in at #38, from Mavis Staple's new album produced by Jeff Tweedy (Wilco). This song was also written by Jeff.

5:14am

Phosphorescent “Los Angeles”
from Here's to Taking it Easy (Dead Oceans 2010) N  —At #37 is Phosphorescent, a band basically made up of one person, Matthew Houck.

5:24am

Spoon “Trouble Comes Running”
from Transference CD Album (Merge 2010) N  —#36

5:27am

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin “All Hail Dracula”
from Let It Sway MP3/file Album (Polyvinyl www.polyvinylrecords.com 2010) N  —At #35 from Springfield, Missouri. From SSLYBY's 3rd album.

5:32am

Drive-by Truckers “Birthday Boy”
from Big To-Do (ATO 2010) N  —From their 9th studio album, the consistent and consistently busy DBTs come in at #34. They have a new album due out early next year.

5:35am

Jenny and Johnny “Switchblade”
from I'm Having Fun Now (Warner Bros. 2010) N  —Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice team up on this, their first album together.

5:39am

The Moondoggies “Can't Be in the Middle”
from Tidelands (Hardly Art 2010) N  —At #32, showing that the Pac Northwest isn't just grunge and indie rock, the Moondoggies play a beautifully rustic Americana.

5:42am

The Mynabirds “We Made a Mountain”
from What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood (Saddle Creek www.saddle-creek.com 2010) N  —Georgie James was a band from Washington DC that split off and Laura Burhenn formed the Mynabirds. The other band will be heard at #17 later in the show.

5:48am

Frightened Rabbit “swim until you can't see land”
from The Winter of Mixed Drinks CD Album (Fat Cat 2010) N  —#30

5:52am

Fionn Regan “Protection Racket”
from The Shadows of an Empire (Speak N' Spell 2010) N  —Fionn Regan comes from the coastal city of Bray, Ireland and he mixes folk, blues and rock into this, his 3rd album coming in at #29 in my top 40 of 2010.

5:55am

Dr. Dog “Shadow People”
from Shame, Shame CD Album (Anti- 2010) N  —#28

5:59am

The Gaslight Anthem “The Diamond Church Street Choir”
from American Slang CD Album (Side One Dummy 2010) N  —At #27, from the 2nd album of this Jersey band. If the Boss is willing to sing with them on stage (check out youtube), they're good enough for me!

6:05am

Jamey Johnson “California Riots”
from The Guitar Song (Mercury 2010) N  —Considered country, I'd never heard Jamey Johnson until this year when he put out his 3rd album, a double album featuring a white and a black side. Great album coming in at #26. This song features vocal help from Bill Anderson.

6:11am

Sam Quinn “Mardi Gras”
from The Fake That Sunk a Thousand Ships (Ramseur 2010) N  —One half of the songwriting team of the everybodyfields with Jill Andrews. From Sam's debut solo album at #25.

6:15am

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists “Gimmie The Wire”
from The Brutalist Bricks (Matador 2010) N  —#24

6:19am

Josh Ritter “Rattling Locks”
from So Runs the World Away CD Album (Pytheas Recordings 2010) N  —#23

6:24am

The National “Bloodbuzz Ohio”
from High Violet CD Album (4AD) N  —From my 22nd favorite album of 2010 comes my favorite song of the year. "I was carried to Ohio in a swarm of bees ..." is probably my favorite line this year.

6:28am

Wintersleep “Encyclopedia”
from New Inheritors (+1 Records 2010) N  —At #21 and a perfect name for a band from Nova Scotia, Canada comes Wintersleep's 4th album.

6:33am

Teenage Fanclub “Shock and Awe”
from Shadows CD Album (Merge 2010) N  —Halfway there, at #20 comes this incredibly influential Scottish band who were putting out straight ahead rock and roll in the early 90's when grunge was it. They came through that period and still are putting out great music today.

6:37am

Best Coast “Crazy for You” CD Album (Mexican Summer 2010) N  —At #19 and only 23 years old, Bethany Cosentino wrote these songs immediately after returning to California after trying college on the east coast. Direct, some would say simple, lyrics about love, lost or found with modern day surfer sounds.

6:38am

Superchunk “Learned to Surf”
from Majesty Shredding (Merge 2010) N  —#18 - A great return to form after an 8 year hiatus ...

6:42am

Title Tracks “Every Little Bit Hurts”
from It Was Easy (Ernest Jennings 2010) N  —At #17, as mentioned earlier when Georgie James split up, the Mynabirds and this band led by John Davis were formed. From their debut album.

6:49am

Glossary “Lonely is a Town”
from Feral Fire (Rebel Group www.therebelgroup.com 2010) N  —At #16 comes Glossary, an unheralded Tennessee band who put out their 5th studio album early this year. Their 4th album as well as solo offerings by the two leaders of the band are available free on their website. All three are great. Check them out!

6:55am

Dylan LeBlanc “If Time Was For Wasting”
from Pauper's Field (Rough Trade 2010) N  —Closing out today's show, at #15 Dylan LeBlanc, a 20 year old native of Shreveport, LA put out a great album this year, his debut. I hope to hear a lot more from him in the future.


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