26 August 2011

minimix: RandomFaves2011.1

Some tracks I've been enjoying for your weathery weekend listening pleasure:



01 Victory Dance -- My Morning Jacket
02 Dog Days -- Crystal Antlers
03 Smile -- Smith Westerns
04 Penelope Cruz -- Bob Schneider
05 Spite -- Vandaveer
06 Sleep Forever -- Portugal. The Man

19 August 2011

minimix: Jazz2011.1



01 Introduction (1)  -- Paul Motian/Bill Frisell/Thomas Morgan
02 The Odd Arpeggio -- Gyan Riley
03 Yahel -- Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits
04 Thumb -- Garage A Trois
05 Some Day We'll All Be Free -- Ben Allison
06 Feed The Birds (Tuppence A Bag) -- Kurt Rosenwinkel

12 August 2011

minimix: Folk,Etc.2011.1

Here's a little folksy Americana mix of new music.



01 Don't Need It  William Elliott Whitmore
02 June Hymn  The Decemberists
03 Dear Puppeteer  Nathan Moore
04 Not Let You Go  Jim Lauderdale
05 Water Bells  Loch Lomond
06 Ghosts (Album)  The Head and the Heart

09 August 2011

CD Picks of the Week

Here are all the #CDPOTW I've made on Twitter & the date of the recommendation, pretty much one a week since the start of the year. These are some great albums that maybe aren't on your radar (or weren't when I recommended them, at least). 

I've added Spotify links so you can find and listen to them easily. I will try to continue to update the list every once in a while.

8/03/2011 Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter: "Marble Son" Spotify
7/27/2011 Roadside Graves: We Can Take Care of Ourselves Spotify
7/20/2011 Eleanor Friedberger: Last Summer Spotify
7/15/2011 Seun Kuti: From Africa With Fury: Rise Spotify
7/09/2011 Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Spotify
6/24/2011 Woods: Sun and Shade Spotify
6/17/2011 Tea Leaf Green: Radio Tragedy Spotify
6/10/2011 Bob Schneider: A Perfect Day Spotify
6/03/2011 White Denim: D Spotify
5/27/2011 The Sea and Cake: Moonlight Butterfly EP Spotify
5/13/2011 Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues Spotify
5/06/2011 Galactic: The Other Side of Midnight (live) Spotify
4/29/2011 The Head and the Heart: The Head and the Heart Spotify
4/22/2011 Grails: Deep Politics (not on Spotify)
4/15/2011 John Zorn: Nova Express Spotify
4/08/2011 Junip: In Every Direction EP Spotify
4/01/2011 The Cave Singers: No Witch Spotify
3/25/2011 Toro Y Moi: Underneath the Pine Spotify
3/18/2011 Hayes Carrl: KMAG YOYO Spotify
3/11/2011 Bardo Pond: Bardo Pond Spotify
3/04/2011 Buddy Miller: Majestic Strings Spotify
2/25/2011 Yellowbirds: The Color Spotify
2/18/2011 Braids: Native Speaker Spotify
2/11/2011 Nicole Atkins: Mondo Amore Spotify
2/04/2011 El Ten Eleven: It's Still Like A Secret Spotify
1/28/2011 Smith Westerns: Dye It Blonde Spotify
1/21/2011 Kings Go Forth: The Outsiders Are Back Spotify

05 August 2011

minimix: Covers2011.1

Who doesn't love a good cover? First mix of several with some nice (or at least interesting) covers released this year. More to come.


Spotify link
Rhapsody link

01 Gaston (Gaston) -- The Bad Plus
02 I Want You Back (Jackson 5) -- The Civil Wars
03 The Tourist (Radiohead) -- Sarah Jarosz
04 Shout (Tears for Fears) -- Duncan Sheik
05 Freight Train (standard) -- Buddy Miller w/ Bill Frisell et al
06 Everyday (Buddy Holly) -- Fiona Apple