Jackson Browne “You Know the Night” from Note of Hope - A Celebration of Woody Guthrie (429 Records www.429records.com 2011)Buy it!
Warren Zevon “Reconsider Me” from Sentimental Hygiene (Virgin 1987)Buy it!
We Are Augustines “Augustine” from Rise Ye Sunken Ships (Oxcart 2011)Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Pay In Blood” from Tempest (Columbia 2012) N Buy it!
Nick Waterhouse “Say I Wanna Know” from Time's All Gone (Innovative Leisure www.innovativeleisure.net 2012)Buy it!
James "Sugar Boy" Crawford “Got No Excuse” from The Godfather's R&: James Brown's Productions 1962-67 (Ace)Buy it!
Bettye Lavette “DIRTY OLD TOWN” from Thankful n' Thoughtful (Anti-Records 2012) N —Just another essential album from Ms. LaVette featuring tracks by Bob Dylan, The Black Keys, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Patty Griffin, Gnarls Barkley and othersBuy it!
Dr. John “My Children, My Angels” from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012)Buy it!
George Jackson “Walking the City Streets” from Can't Be Satisfied: XL and the Sounds of Memphis Story (Kent 1977)Buy it!
Aimee Mann “Disappeared” from Charmer SINGLE (Superego 2012) N Buy it!
Brass Bed “A Bullet For You” (Crossbill Records 2012) N —Christiaan Mader and friendsBuy it!
Band of Horses “Electric Music” from Mirage Rock (Columbia 2012) N Buy it!
The Album Leaf “Descent” from Forward/Return (The Album Leaf 2012) N Buy it!
The War On Drugs “Buenos Aires Beach” from Live at KDHX X (KDHX 2012) N Buy it!
Jens Lekman “Become Someone Else's” from I Know What Love Isn't (Secretly Canadian 2012) N Buy it!
The Tallest Man on Earth “1904” from There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans 2012)Buy it!
Bill Fay “This World” from Life Is People (Dead Oceans 2012) —Surely one of the albums of the year.Buy it!
Calexico “Algiers” (Anti- 2012) N Buy it!
John K. Samson “Stop Error” from Provincial (Anti- 2012)Buy it!
Rough Shop “Suzanna” from Beneath the South Side Bridge (Perdition 2012) L —Fri 9/21 Rough Shop, the Deciders and the Jans Project – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Matt Sweeney And Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy “Storms” from Just Tell Me That You Want Me - A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac COMP (Hear Music 2012) N Buy it!
Fleetwood Mac “Honey Hi” from Tusk (Warner Bros. 1979)Buy it!
Efterklang “Hollow Mountain” from Piramida (4AD 2012) N Buy it!
David Byrne & St. Vincent “The One Who Broke Your Heart” from Love This Giant (4AD 2012) N Buy it!
The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker “Yours and Mine” from Single (Outta Sight 2012) —The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker are playing KDHX's Thursdays at the Intersection on 9/20Buy it!
The Whigs “Gospel” from Enjoy the Company (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) N —Tues 10/30 The Whigs, Old Lights and Pretty Little Empire – FirebirdBuy it!
Nick Lowe “Poor Side Of Town” from The Convincer (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2001) —Wed 9/26 Nick Lowe – SheldonBuy it!
Sera Cahoone “Worry All Your Life” from Deer Creek Canyon (Sub Pop 2012) N Buy it!
Aaron Embry “When All Is Gone” from Tiny Prayers (Communion Music 2012) N Buy it!
Catherine Irwin “Save Our Ship” from Little Heater (Thrill Jockey www.thrilljockey.com 2012) N Buy it!
Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames “FLY HIGH” from New Multitudes (Rounder 2012) —Sat 9/29 Will Johnson (of Centro-Matic) and Anders Parker – Off BroadwayBuy it!
Mike & Ruthy “My New York City” from NYC EP (Humble Abode 2012)Buy it!
Sweet Lights “Are We Gonna Work It Out” from Sweet Lights (self-released 2012) N Buy it!
Melody's Echo Chamber “I Follow You” from Melody's Echo Chamber (Fat Possum) N Buy it!
L'Altra “Nothing Can Tear It Apart” from Telepathic (Acuarela 2012) N Buy it!
Ron Sexsmith “Brandy Alexander” from Exit Strategy of the Soul (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2007)Buy it!
Steve Wynn “Annie & Me” from Crossing Dragon Bridge (Blue Rose 2008)Buy it!
The Submarines “The Wake Up Song” from Honeysuckle Weeks (Nettwerk Records 2008)Buy it!
Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Power of the 45” from Turntable Matinee (Yep Roc 2006)Buy it!
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