Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Aug 10th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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L=local music. Your
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Time zone: central
John Hiatt “adios to california” from Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011) N Buy it!
Peter Bradley Adams “I May Not Let Go” from Between Us (Mishara 2011) N —Originally 1/2 of the band EastMountainSouth, originally discovered by Robbie Robertson. This is from his 4th solo album.Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Someone's Got a Hold of My Heart” from Bootleg Series Vol. 1 (Columbia 1991) R Buy it!
10,000 Maniacs “To Sir With Love” from Campfire Songs: The Popular, Obscure and Unknown Recordings (Ekektra 2004)Buy it!
Jolie Holland “WreckAge” from Pint of Blood (Anti- 2011) N Buy it!
Alela Diane “White Horse” from Alela Diane & Wild Divine (Bonus Track Version) (Rough Trade 2011) N Buy it!
Beth Orton “Feel to Believe” from Central Reservation (Arista 1999)Buy it!
Bodies of Water “Mary, Don't You Weep” from Twist Again (Thousand Tongues 2011) N —This Los Angeles band reminds me a bit of Arcade Fire and/or Polyphonic Spree.Buy it!
Pink Nasty “I DON'T KNOW” from Mold the Gold (self 2006) —Pink Nasty is Sara Beck, a singer/songwriter from Texas. Her brother is Black Nasty, an eccentric rapper.Buy it!
Beulah “Gene Autry” from The Coast Is Never Clear (Velocette Records 2001)Buy it!
Dan Auerbach “Goin' Home” from Keep It Hid (Nonesuch Records 2009) —Best known as 1/2 of the Black Keys (the singing, guitar playing half), this is from his debut solo album.Buy it!
Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses “Direction of the Wind” from Junky Star (Lost Highway 2010)Buy it!
Ha Ha Tonka “Lonely Fortunes” from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N —Formed in 2004 and from Springfield, MO, this is from Ha Ha Tonka's 3rd album released this spring.Buy it!
Joseph Arthur “Someone To Love” from The Graduation Ceremony (self 2011) N —** Artist of the Week ** - Joseph Arthur is from Akron, OH and was originally "discovered" by Peter Gabriel in the early '90's. This is from his 8th full-length album.Buy it!
Joseph Arthur “Gypsy Faded” from The Graduation Ceremony (self 2011) N Buy it!
Kyle Andrews “You Always Make Me Smile” from Kangaroo - EP (Elephant Lady Records 2010) —Kyle Andrews will be playing a show at the Old Rockhouse on Tuesday, August 23.Buy it!
Richard Buckner “Witness” from Our Blood (Merge 2011) N Buy it!
William Elliott Whitmore “Get There From Here” from Field Songs (Anti- 2011) N Buy it!
Amy LaVere “You Can't Keep Me” from Stranger Me (Archer Records 2011) N —Amy will be at Off Broadway this Friday, August 12.Buy it!
Barbara Manning “That Kid” from 1212 (Matador 1997)Buy it!
Blind Pilot “Keep You Right” from We Are the Tide (Expunged Records 2011) N —The leadoff single from their new album due in stores on September 13. They'll be opening for Brett Dennen at the Pageant on October 15.Buy it!
Brett Dennen “Comeback Kid (That's My Dog)” from Loverboy (Dualtone 2011) N —Brett Dennen will be headlining a show at the Pageant on October 15.Buy it!
Robert Pollard “Smashed Middle Finger” from Lord Of The Birdcage (Guided By Voices Inc. 2011) N Buy it!
Telekinesis “Gotta Get It Right Now” from 12 Desperate Straight Lines (Merge 2011) N —Telekinesis is opening for Death Cab for Cutie at the Pageant on October 2.Buy it!
ALSO “Call It Funny” from Music Belongs in the Background (self 2011) N Buy it!
The National “Think You Can Wait” from Win Win (Music from the Motion Picture) (Mom + Pop 2011) N Buy it!
The Replacements “Kiss Me On the Bus” from Tim (Sire Records 1985) —For all those commuting this morning ... have a great Wednesday!Buy it!
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