Air “Modular Mix” from Premiers symptômes (Astralwerks 1999) —Air's new album, "Le voyage dans la Lune," is out now! Kate here filling in for Darren this morning :)Buy it!
Jimmy Eat World “Night Drive” from Futures (Dreamworks POP 2004)Buy it!
Pretty Little Empire “Morning's Been Hard” from Reasons and Rooms (Bellevue Box 2010) L —Here's Pretty Little Empire with a new song/video: http://kdhx.org/blog/2012/02/03/video-premier-pretty-little-empires-all-i-know/Buy it!
Alex Winston “Velvet Elvis” from Velvet Elvis - EP (Co-operative Music 2011)Buy it!
FM Belfast “Mondays” from Don't Want To Sleep (Morr Music 2011)Buy it!
Body Language “Running” from Social Studies (Deluxe Edition) (Lavish Habits / Om Records 2011)Buy it!
When Saints Go Machine “Kelly” from Konkylie (!K7 2011)Buy it!
Lights “Siberia” (Last Gang www.lastgangrecords.com 2011) —Lights performs in Saint Louis at the Firebird on Saturday, March 24: http://www.firebirdstl.com/event/84715/Buy it!
Memoryhouse “The Kids Were Wrong” from The Slideshow Effect (Sub Pop 2012) N Buy it!
Scattered Trees “Love and Leave” from Sympathy (Roll Call 2011) —Scattered Trees is opening for Howler this Friday, March 9 at the Old Rock House: http://oldrockhouse.com/howler/. And their cool Star Wars video for this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2faowUp93sBuy it!
Kent “Things She Said” from Isola (RCA Records Label 1998) —My favorite rock band out of Sweden. And there's actually a lot I like!Buy it!
Smashing Pumpkins “Rocket” from Siamese Dream (Remastered) (Virgin Records America 2011) N —Original release: 1993. Nostalgia, anyone?Buy it!
St. Vincent “Actor Out of Work” from Actor (4AD 2009) —Watch the cool slo-mo video for her new track, "Cheerleader," here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEY9GJAm8bA&feature=player_embeddedBuy it!
The Sounds “Queen Of Apology” from Dying to Say This to You (Warner Bros. 2006)Buy it!
Death From Above 1979 “Black History Month” from You're a Woman, I'm a Machine (Atlantic Records 2004) —Jesse F. Keeler is also known as JFK in electronic duo MSTRKRFT.Buy it!
Ladyhawke “Black, White and Blue (The Big Pink Remix)” SINGLE (Modular 2012) N —Free here: http://soundcloud.com/modularpeople/black-white-and-blue-the-bigBuy it!
Phantogram “16 Years” from Nightlife (Barsuk 2011)Buy it!
Keepaway “Yellow Wings” from Baby Style (Lefse Records lefserecords.com/ 2010) —Lefse is a cool label that features artists like Neon Indian, Bikini, and STL-born Phaseone.Buy it!
Porcelain Raft “Tip Of Your Tongue” from Gone Blind - EP (Acephale 2011) N Buy it!
The Detachment Kit “Ricochet” from Of This Blood... (French Kiss 2004)Buy it!
An Horse “Camp Out (radio edit)” from Live at KDHX 09-19-11 (KDHX 2011) —Listen to the full session and watch video here: http://kdhx.org/music/live-performances/an-horse-9/19/11Buy it!
Nouvelle Vague “Making Plans For Nigel” from Nouvelle Vague (Luaka Bop 2004) —While their subsequent albums didn't quite have the same luster, their first self-titled album of covers was so refreshing.Buy it!
Air “Venus” from Talkie Walkie (Astrelwerks 2004)Buy it!
The Killers “All These Things That I've Done” from Hot Fuss (Island 2004) —It's the 2004 set!Buy it!
Josh Rouse “Sunshine (Come On Lady)” from The Smooth Sounds of Josh Rouse (Ryko/Rhino 2004)Buy it!
Motopony “Wait For Me” from Motopony (Motophonic) —While their single, "King of Diamonds," galloped ahead of the rest of the album, this one crept forward after after the dust settled. Listen to their session at KDHX here: http://kdhx.org/music/live-performances/motopony-9/29/11Buy it!
Grimes “Genesis” from Visions (4AD 2012) N —Secret Grimes youtube account? video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3iAoxHb8B8. Download here: http://soundcloud.com/factmag/grimes-genesisBuy it!
CFCF “The Explorers (feat. Sally Shapiro)” from The Explorers (Feat. Sally Shapiro) (Paper Bag Records Inc. 2009) —Available here: http://shop.paperbagrecords.com/products/the-explorersBuy it!
Blondie “Dreaming” from Greatest Hits: Sound & Vision (Chrysalis Inc 2006)Buy it!
The Death Set “I Miss You Beau Velasco” from Michel Poiccard (Counter 2011)Buy it!
Frankie Rose “Interstellar” (Slumberland 2012) N Buy it!
M83 “Midnight City” from Hurry Up, We're Dreaming (Mute) N Buy it!
Friendly Fires “Running Away” from Pala (XL / Hostess 2011)Buy it!
Miike Snow “Devil's Work” SINGLE (Downtown 2011) N —New album, "Happy to You," comes out March 26 via Downtown.Buy it!
Erlend Oye “Prego Amore” from Unrest (Astralwerks 2003) —Also 1/2 of Kings of Convenience.Buy it!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Down Boy” from IS IS - EP (Dress Up 2007) —Are you awake yet???Buy it!
Desaparecidos “MANANA” from Read Music / Speak Spanish (Saddle Creek 2002) —My favorite project with Conor Oberst. The warbly voice is great here.Buy it!
Arcade Fire “Crown of Love” from Funeral (Merge 2004)Buy it!
Tennis “My Better Self” from Young & Old (Fat Possum Records 2012) N Buy it!
Fruit Bats “The Ruminant Band” (Sub Pop 2009)Buy it!
Ryan Adams “When The Stars Go Blue” from Gold (Lost Highway 2001) —The original - waaaay better than the Tim McGraw cover version. Thanks for listening!Buy it!
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