Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Sep 28th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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Stevie Wonder “Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” from Fulfillingness' First Finale (Motown 1974) —Higher Ground, a Stevie Wonder tribute benefitting KDHX will be at Off Broadway this Friday night, Sept 30.Buy it!
Jason Boland & the Stragglers “Mary Ellen's Greenhouse” from Rancho Alto (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2011) N Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “The Road Goes On and On” from Ready For Confetti (Lost Highway 2011) N Buy it!
The Alternate Routes “Still Can't Get Enough” from LATELY (Alternate Routes Records & Soundwave 2010) —@ Off Broadway this Saturday, October 1.Buy it!
Scott Miller & The Commonwealth “Iron Gate” from For Crying Out Loud (F.A.Y Recordings 2009)Buy it!
Alejandro Escovedo “Mountain Of Mud” from Thirteen Years (Lone Star Records/ Texas Music Group 1994)Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “I Wanna Come Home” from The Brooklyn Side (East Side Digital 1995) L —@ Sheldon Concert Hall on Thursday, October 6.Buy it!
Tom Russell “Heart Within a Heart” from Mesabi (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2011) N —@ Off Broadway on Friday, October 7 and in Mt. Olive, IL with Gretchen Peters on Saturday, October 8.Buy it!
Chuck Ragan “Come Around” from Covering Ground (Side One Dummy 2011) N —From his 3rd solo album after years in the punk band, Hot Water Music.Buy it!
A.A. Bondy “The Heart is Willing” from Believers (Fat Possum 2011) N —Sticking with solo artists who are releasing their 3rd solo album after starting with a punk band. In this case, Verbena.Buy it!
Elvis Perkins In Dearland “I Heard Your Voice In Dresden” from Elvis Perkins In Dearland (XL 2009)Buy it!
Bobby Long “In The Frost” from A Winter Tale (Up All Night Music 2011) N —Bobby Long will be at the Old Rockhouse on Saturday, October 8.Buy it!
The Head and the Heart “WINTER SONG” from The Head and the Heart (Sub Pop 2011) N —Originally released in '10 and re-released to wide distribution by SubPop in '11. I'll break some rules and put it in my top 10 of this year.Buy it!
Nirvana “Even In His Youth (Demo)” from Nevermind (Deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition) (Universal unk 2011) N —Nevermind was released 20 years ago on September 24, 1991Buy it!
Nirvana “Drain You” from Nevermind (DGC 1991)Buy it!
Yuck “Get Away” from Yuck (Fat Possum 2011) N —Yuck will be playing a show at the Firebird on Tuesday, October 4.Buy it!
Sonic Youth “Wish Fulfillment” from DIRTY (DGC 1992)Buy it!
The Lonely Forest “End It Now!” from Arrows (ILG/Trans Records 2011) N —@ Cicero's on Thursday, October 13.Buy it!
Nada Surf “Concrete Bed” from The Weight Is a Gift (Barsuk 2005)Buy it!
Keren Ann “My Name Is Trouble” from 101 (Blue Note 2011) N R Buy it!
Sharon Van Etten “Peace Signs” from Epic (Ba Da Bing 2010)Buy it!
Blind Pilot “Get It Out” from We Are the Tide (Expunged Records 2011) N —Blind Pilot are opening for Brett Dennen at the Pageant on Sat., Oct 15 and will be doing an in-studio with yours truly to air on Oct 19.Buy it!
Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard “California Zephyr” from One Fast Move or I'm Gone (Music from Kerouac's Big Sur) (F-Stop Records/Atlantic 2009) R —Jay Farrar will be at the Sheldon on Fri, Oct 21 and Ben Gibbard will be with his band Death Cab for Cutie this Sunday at the Pageant.Buy it!
The Vegabonds “Brandee” from Dear Revolution (The Vegabonds 2011) N Buy it!
The Black Crowes “High Head Blues” from Amorica (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1994)Buy it!
Telekinesis “Gotta Get It Right Now” from 12 Desperate Straight Lines (Merge 2011) N —Telekinesis are opening for Death Cab for Cutie and doing an in-store at Vintage VinBuy it!
Robbie Fulks “That Bangle Girl” from The Very Best of Robbie Fulks (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2000)Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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