Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed May 23rd 2012 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
Gotye “In Your Light” from Making Mirrors (Universal Republic 2011) N —Born in Belgium and raised in Australia, Gotye (pronounced Go-ti-yay) is the nom de plume of Wally de Backer and this is from his 4th album, best known for an actual hit, "Somebody that I Used to Know".Buy it!
Screaming Females “It All Means Nothing” from Ugly (Don Giovanni 2012) N —Recorded by Steve Albini, Screaming Females features Jarrett Dougherty on drums, Michael Abbate on bass and Marissa Paternoster on guitar and vocals.Buy it!
Allo Darlin' “Neil Armstrong” from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N —Great new band led by London-based singer Elizabeth Morris ... her voice reminds me of Liz Phair, the band's music reminds me of Camera Obscura. Great happy mood music. Enjoy.Buy it!
Julia Stone “Bloodbuzz Ohio” from By the Horns (Nettwerk 2012) N —from the new album from Aussie Julia Stone who is probably best known for being half of Angus and Julia Stone ... you can stream her entire new album on KDHX.org this week only. This is a cover of The National.Buy it!
Field Report “Fergus Falls” from Fergus Falls - Single (self 2012) N —Christopher Porterfield ended his previous band, Conrad Plymouth, and recorded an album last winter at Justin Vernon's studio. Here's the initial track from his new band, Field Report. In the running for my favorite song of the year.Buy it!
The Wooden Sky “Bald, Naked and Red” from Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun (Black Box Recordings / Fontana North 2012) N —Performing w/Jessica Lea Mayfield at the Firebird on Tuesday, July 31.Buy it!
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