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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Dec 27th 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Dec 27th 2013 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

7:00am

Man or Astro-man? “Defcon 1” from Defcon 5…4…3…2…1 (Communicating Vessels www.communicatingvessels.net 2013) —The idea today is to play all music released in 2013. This rockin' instrumental seemed like a great way to lift off.Buy it!

7:03am

Robert Pollard “It Disappears In the Least Likely Hands (We May Never Not Know)” from Honey Locust Honky Tonk (Guided By Voices Inc. 2013) —I think he's had a couple of releases since this one earlier this year. I can't keep up.Buy it!

7:05am

King Khan & the Shrines “Yes I Can't” from Idle No More (Merge 2013N  —Garage rock of the first order.Buy it!

7:08am

Carrie Rodriguez “I Cry For Love” from Give Me All You Got (Ninth Street Opus 2013N  —One of my very favorite songs this year. I bend, I don't break, if I want, I just take.Buy it!

7:11am

Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra “If God Were the Devil” from For the Baby Doll (self 2013) —One of the most seriously overlooked great records of the year. Heck, I even almost forgot it. This man knows his rock'n'roll.Buy it!

7:17am

Sleepy Kitty “All I Do Is Dream of You” from Projection Room (Euclid Records 2014N L —This was a single this year, and it's from the new album, out in three weeks, I believe.Buy it!

7:19am

Sam Phillips “Pretty Time Bomb” from Push Any Button (Littlebox Recordings 2013N  —Thanks to John Wendland, number one Sam Phillips fan in the Midwest and beyond, for letting me know this existed. It's not as though I saw it or read one word about it this year.Buy it!

7:21am

Ellen The Felon “Bang Bang Bang” from BANG BANG BANG (self-released 2013N L —St. Louis pianist/songwriter/singer sounds better and better to me every time I hear her.Buy it!

7:26am

Beth Hart “Bang Bang Boom Boom” (Mascot Records 2013) —I can't imagine why I put these two otherwise disparate songs together.Buy it!

7:31am

Kacey Musgraves “Step Off” from Same Trailer Different Park (Mercury Nashville Records 2013) —Banjos, intelligence, and great singing. I'll take that.Buy it!

7:34am

Valerie June “Somebody to Love” from Pushin' Against a Stone (Concord 2013N  —A different kind of banjo song. I believe I heard she will be opening for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings in March at the Pageant. That's a good double bill.Buy it!

7:37am

Laura Veirs “America” from Warp & Weft (Raven Marching Band 2013N  —How can it be so cold out here in America? / Everybody's packing heat in America.Buy it!

7:43am

Cave States “Loose Shoes” from The Great Divide (Undertow 2013N L —Two great St. Louis singer/songwriters working together - this is a Chris Grabau song that I really love. And Danny Kathriner harmonizes with him beautifully.Buy it!

7:47am

Cass McCombs “Honesty Is No Excuse” from Big Wheel and Others (Domino 2013N  —Mr. McCombs put out a double record of exquisitely melodic songs.Buy it!

7:52am

Primal Scream “Tenement Kid” from More Light (First International 2013N  —These guys just keep on keeping on, making really good records whether they're enormously popular (as they once were) or not.Buy it!

8:01am

The Slide Brothers “Motherless Children” from Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers (Concord 2013) —Holy crap, this cut just explodes!Buy it!

8:06am

Robert Randolph & The Family Band “Get Ready” from Lickety Split (Dare 2013) —But no question, Robert Randolph is the king of the lap steel.Buy it!

8:11am

The Obits “Spun Out” from Bed & Bugs (Sub Pop 2013N  —Just a good solid rock'n'roll band.Buy it!

8:16am

Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “Dana Dew” from Dana Dew - Single (Big Muddy Records 2013N L —One of my very favorite Reuter songs - the last thing he released before he passed. Maybe his best vocal ever, too.Buy it!

8:18am

The dB's “Revolution of the Mind” from EP (Bar/None Records 2013) —A rockin' song about thinking, not reacting.Buy it!

8:22am

The Rides “Search and Destroy” from Can't Get Enough (429 2013) —Stephen Stills does Iggy Pop.Buy it!

8:24am

Tim Lee 3 “Jet Boys” from Devil's Rope (Cool Dog Sound 2013) —Tim Lee's guitar knocks me out every time I hear this cut.Buy it!

8:29am

Aquitaine “Two of Me” from American Pulverizer, Pt. 2 - EP (S/R 2014N L —CD release party next Friday, Jan. 2 at the Firebird, along with Hidden Lakes and the Vondrukes.Buy it!

8:33am

Willie Nile “Say Hey” from American Ride (River House www.willienile.com 2013) —Definitely one of the best records this year - this man should be an international hero!Buy it!

8:36am

The Wilhelms “Music” from Film at 11 (Perdition 2013N L —Beautiful sentiments about the power of music itself.Buy it!

8:41am

Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion “9 Outta 10 Times” from Wassaic Way (Rte. 8 Records 2013N  —Mysterious little song - mesmerizing, intoxicating.Buy it!

8:45am

Robbie Fulks “Imogene” from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013N  —This is masterful songwriting.Buy it!

8:51am

Tift Merritt “For Free” from Traveling Companion (Yep Roc 2013N  —This companion record was included with the reissue of her album the previous year - nice trick, because this record is really nice.Buy it!

9:00am

Gregory Porter “Wind Song” from Liquid Spirit (Blue Note url 2013N  —Man, this guy can sing!Buy it!

9:04am

Jon Batiste & Stay Human “It's Alright (Why You Gotta)” from Social Music (Razor & Tie 2013N  —New Orleans just cranks out these fine rootsy types.Buy it!

9:08am

The Claudettes “Serenading the Clean-Up Crew” from Infernal Piano Plot . . . Hatched! (Yellow productions 2013) —I don't know anything about them, can't even remember how I got this album, but man, this is great piano blues.Buy it!

9:12am

Madeleine Peyroux “Take These Chains From My Heart” from The Blue Room (Decca 2013) —I love the way she mixes her own phrasing with homage to the Ray Charles version. Gorgeous.Buy it!

9:16am

Aoife O'Donovan “Lay My Burden Down” from Fossils (Yep Roc 2013N  —One heck of a song, one heck of a singer.Buy it!

9:19am

Kathleen Haskard “Mother of Earth” from Where the Land Meets the Sky (self 2013) —Produced by Chuck Prophet. That's good enough for me.Buy it!

9:23am

Melody Den “Storylines” (Perdition 2013L —Handclap fueled rock number!Buy it!

9:26am

Nataly Dawn “Back to the Barracks” from How I Knew Her (Nonesuch 2013) —I shot you in the arm it was intentional or unintentional.Buy it!

9:29am

Brian Wright “Love My Little Baby” from Rattle Their Chains (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2013) —A younger Texas singer-songwriter who can stand with the best of the older ones.Buy it!

9:33am

Ransom Note “Make It All Right” from Big Soul (Tower Groove Records 2013N L —What a great sounding record these guys have made.Buy it!

9:37am

Over the Rhine “Baby If This Is Nowhere” from Meet Me At The Edge Of The World (GSD 2013) —Baby if this is nowhere, how sweet it is to find.Buy it!

9:41am

Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes “Vicious Cycle” from Baby Caught The Bus (Vanguard 2013N  —A woman who can really sing in the roots styles she loves.Buy it!

9:45am

Boz Scaggs “Corrina, Corrina” from Memphis (429 Records 2013) —Gorgeous version of this oldie but goodie.Buy it!

9:49am

Ana Moura “Desfado” (emarcy 2013) —I double dog dare you to resist the joy of this Portugese fado song!Buy it!

9:51am

Sun Sawed In 1/2 “Elephants Into Swans” (self 2013L —Majestic pop extravaganza.Buy it!

9:54am

Neil Young “Cinnamon Girl” from Live at the Cellar Door (Reprise 2013N  —Recorded live in 1970, released just a few weeks ago. Cinnamon Girl sung with Neil on piano. Cool and unusual.Buy it!

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