Tuesday, June 4, 2013

"What the Snowman Learned About Love"

Old Man Luedeke "Mountain Plain" My Hands Are On Fire and Other Love Songs, 2010.
The Knack "Good Girls Don't" Get the Knack, 1979.
Lou Barlow "Dragdown Memory" Winning Losers, 1994.
The Mountain Goats "Pure Intentions" Songs for Petronius, 1992.
Jim Guthrie "Communication" Morning Noon Night, 2001.
The Radio Dept. "What Will Give?" Pet Grief, 2006.
Cat Power "Love & Communication" The Greatest, 2006.
Grandaddy "He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot" The Sophtware Slump, 2000.
Townes van Zandt "Second Lover's Song" Our Mother the Mountain, 1969.
Pink Mountaintops "While We Were Dreaming" Outside Love, 2009.
(Scott Aukerman, Seth Morris, Tig Notaro & Jesse Ventura)
Aimee Mann "One" Magnolia, 1999.
Stars "What the Snowman Learned About Love" Heart, 2003.
Grandaddy "Everything Beautiful is Far Away" Under the Western Freeway, 1997.
Bright Eyes "Tereza and Tomas" Letting Off the Happiness, 1998.
Nick Lowe "Cruel to Be Kind"Labour of Lust, 1979.
The Mountain Goats "Love Love Love" The Sunset Tree, 2005.
Pink Mountaintops "The Gayest of Sunbeams" Outside Love, 2009.
Slowlover "Falling Bodies" Parsley Days, 2000.
Chad VanGaalen "Kill Me In My Sleep" Infiniheart, 2003.
(Kyle Kinane)
White Hinterland "Icarus"  Kairos, 2010.

"The Night I Couldn't Stop Crying"

Pink Floyd "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast (Part I)" Atom Heart Mother, 1970.
Neil Young "Heart of Gold" Harvest, 1973.
Magnolia Electric Co. "Give Something Else Away Every Day" What Comes After the Blues, 2004.
Devastations "The Night I Couldn't Stop Crying" Coal, 2005.
Built to Spill "In the Morning" There's Nothing Wrong With Love, 1994.
Thurston Moore "Kissing on the Bridge" Heavy, 1995.
Pink Floyd "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast (Part II)" Atom Heart Mother, 1970.
Pink Floyd "The Narrow Way (Part III)" Ummagumma, 1969.
The Smiths "I Want the One I Can't Have" Meat Is Murder, 1985.
Neil Young "Like a Hurricane" American Stars 'n Bars, 1977.
The Sea And Cake "There You Are" The Fawn, 1997.
Thurston Moore "Culinary Institute" Heavy, 1995.
Magnolia Electric Co. "It's Made Me Cry" It's Made Me Cry, 2009.
The La's "There She Goes" The La's, 1990.
Evan Dando "Frying Pan" Sweet Relief, 1995.
Pink Floyd "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast (Part III)" Atom Heart Mother, 1970.

Monday, June 3, 2013

"You Have to Be Joking"

Grandaddy "Protected From the Rain" Signal to Snow Ratio, 1999.
The Flaming Lips "You Have to Be Joking (Autopsy of the Devil's Brain)" Hit to Death In the Future Head, 1992.
Chet "The Shepherd" Fight Against Darkness, 2007.
Hayden "Better-Off Inside" The Closer I Get, 1998.
Blondie "I Know But I Don't Know" Parallel Lines, 1978.
Graham Nash "Simple Man" Songs for Beginners, 1971.
Giantess "Einstein of Love" Giantess, 2007.
The Black Keys "Just a Little Heat" Magic Potion, 2006.
Sparks "Sherlock Holmes" Angst In My Pants, 1982.
Bon Iver "Blood Bank" Blood Bank, 2008.
The Gits "Cut My Skin It Makes Me Human" Frenching the Bully, 1992.
Blondie "Will Anything Happen?" Parallel Lines, 1978.
Bob Dylan "In the Summertime" Shot of Love, 1981.
Portastatic "In the Lines" Autumn Was a Lark, 2003.
Kings of Convenience "Parallel Lines" Quiet is the New Loud, 2001.
Cass McCombs "My Sister My Spouse" Catacombs, 2009.
The Lyres "Love Me Till the Sun Shines" On Fyre, 1984.
Arthur Russell "That's Us/Wild Combination" Calling Out of Context, 2004.

"A Cup to Put Your Blood In"

Listener "You Were A House On Fire"
Wilco "Jesus, etc"
Sondre Lerche "The Curse of Being In Love"
The American Analog Set "The Postman"
Lee Hazelwood & Suzi Jane Hokum "Summer Wine"
B. Fleischmann & Ms. John Soda "Here She Comes"
Common Base "Summer Music"
The Wooden Birds "Cross My Heart"
Tom Petty "Here Comes My Girl"
Delta Five "Anticipation"
Spoon "Trouble Comes Running"
The Tallest Man On Earth "The Gardener"
Orange Juice "Falling and Laughing"
Dojo Workhorse "A Cup to Put Your Blood In"
Sentridoh "No One Taught Me"
Sarah Blasko "Don't Dream It's Over"
Pink Mountaintops "Rock'N'Roll Fantasy"
Neil Halstead "Love Is a Beast"
Alasdair Roberts "You Muses Assist"
The Telescopes "And Let Me Drift"
Listener "Wooden Heart"

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

"To Be Of Use"

Stereolab "Refraction (Part 1)" Dots and Loops, 1997.
Grandaddy "Fentry" Broken Down Comforter Collection, 1998.
June Of 44 "I Get My Kicks For You" Engine Takes to the Water, 1995.
The War On Drugs "Your Love Calls Out My Name" Slave Ambient, 2011.
Built to Spill "Temporarily Blind" Keep It Like A Secret, 1999.
Silver Swans "Secrets" Forever, 2012.
Jim Guthrie "Gamera" A Thousand Songs, 1999.
Lou Barlow "Dirty Mind" Lou Barlow and his Sentridoh, 1994.
Stereolab "Refraction (Part 2)" Dots and Loops, 1997.
Spain "Nobody Has to Know" She Haunts My Dreams, 1999.
Nick Lowe "So It Goes" 1976.
Luna "Astronaut" Close Cover Before Striking, 2002.
Miracle Fortress "Everything Works" Was I the Wave, 2011.
Stereolab "Refraction (part 3)" Dots and Loops, 1997.
The Wooden Birds "Secrets" Two Matchsticks, 2011.
Damien Jurado "Mountains Still Sleep" Maraqopa, 2012.
Richard Swift "As I Go" The Novelist, 2003.
Cults "Oh My God" Cults, 2012.
Stereolab "Refractions (part 4)" Dots and Loops, 1997.
Scout Niblett "Could This Possibly Be?" It's Up to Emma, 2013.
Smog "To Be Of Use" Red Apple Falls, 1997.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

"What Were The Chances"

Karl Blau "Shadow"
Bjork "Venus As a Boy"
Lightning Dust "Reckless & Wild"
Sebadoh "Nothing Like You"
Pure Ecstasy "Twisted Mirror"
Guided By Voices "Hot Freaks"
The Cave Singers "Seeds of Night"
Damien Jurado "What Were the Chances?"
Dean & Britta "Random Rules"
Seam "Bunch"
Suuns "Edie's Dream"
The Sea And Cake "Down in the City"
Dr. Dog "I've Just Got to Tell You"
Karate "Today or Tomorrow"
Asobi Seksu "Walk On the Moon"
Do Make Say Think "Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!"

"The Deepest Well"

Wilco (ft. Feist) "You And I"
Screaming Females "Mothership"
TV On the Radio "Staring At the Sun"
Crooked Fingers "When You Were Mine"
Iron & Wine "Love and Some Verses"
Peter, Bjorn & John "Young Folks"
Modest Mouse "The Good Times Are Killing Me"
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah "Is This Love?"
Karen O. and the Kids "All Is Love"
The Mountain Goats "Fault Lines"
Dr. Dog "Heart It Races"
Keaton Henson "You Don't Know How Lucky You Are"
The Magnetic Fields "Heroes"

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

"All For Nothing"

Billie Holiday "My Yiddishe Mama"
Neko Case "Outro With Bees" Blacklisted
Will Oldham "No More Rides" Guarapero
Tyranahorse "Teenage Girl" Ghostwolfmotherhawk: Prairieunicornlionlioness
M83 "Teen Angst" Before the Dawn Heals Us
The Abramson Singers "Deja vu" Late Riser
Kaki King "Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers" Until We Felt Red
Tegan & Sara "How Come You Don't Want Me" Heartthrob
Emmy The Great "Where is My Mind?"
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash "Girl from the North County" Nashville Sessions
The Muffs "All For Nothing" The Muffs
The Rolling Stones "Factory Girl" Beggars Banquet
Lykki Li "Silver Springs"
Lucinda Williams "Fruits of My Labor" World Without Tears
Greg MacPherson "Invisible" Balanced On a Pin
Liz Phair "Divorce Song" Exile In Guyville
The Sea and Cake "The Transaction" The Biz
Ellie Goulding "Anything Could Happen"
Tortoise & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy "Thunder Road" The Brave and the Bold
Calexico "I Send My Love to You" I Am a Cold Rock I Am Dull Grass

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

"They're Playing Our Song"

The American Analog Set
Jimmy Eat World
American Football
Herman Chin-Loy
The Smiths
Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto
Arum Rae
T Rex
Adrian Orange
Lee "Scratch" Perry & the Upsetters
Anni Rossi
The Lemonheads
Yo La Tengo
Elliott Smith
Bells Clanging
Neil Halstead

Sunday, May 12, 2013

"Blues for Mother"

Pink Floyd
Richard Swift
Pale Saints
Broken Water
The Beatles
The Veils
Blonde Redhead
Townes van Zandt
Jim O'Rourke, Akira Sakata & Yoshimio
The Long Winters
Cameron Dilworth

Saturday, May 11, 2013


Beth Orton "She Cries Your Name" Trailer Park, 1996.
Buffaloswans "No Way But Forward" Buffaloswans, 2007.
Vic Chesnutt "Everybody Can Change" KCRW Rare On Air Volume 2, 1995.
The Abramson Singers "Fight Or Flight" Late Riser, 2013.
Modest Mouse "Sleepwalking" Interstate 8, 1996.
Robert Francis "Some Things Never Change" Strangers in the First Place, 2012.
Tame Impala "Feels Like We Only Move Backwards" Lonerism, 2012.
Deerhunter "Sleepwalking" Monomania, 2013.
The Damned "Edward the Bear" Phantasmagoria, 1985.
Mickey & the Soul Generation "We Got To Make a Change" Iron Leg, 2003.
Atlas Sound "Change Is Good" Bedroom Databank Volume 2, 2010.
Havergal "How I Do" How I Do, 1999.
Portastatic "Swimming Through Tires" Summer of the Shark, 2003.
Beck "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime" Eternal Sunshine OST, 2004.
Songs: Ohia "I've Been Riding With the Ghost" Magnolia Electric Co, 2003.
Yppah "The Tingling" We Know What Ghost Know, 2009.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

"Some Things Come From Nothing"

Bontempi "I Can Hear You" What Keeps Us Awake, 2004.
Chad VanGaalen "Clinicly Dead" Infiniheart, 2003.
The Arcade Fire "No Cars Go" Arcade Fire, 2004.
Pure Ecstasy "Things In My Head" Crawling Up the Stairs, 2013.
Precious Fathers "Red Norvo" Precious Fathers, 2004.
Yo La Tengo "Stupid Things" Fade, 2013.
Jim Guthrie "The Difference a Day Makes" Takes Time, 2013.
Yppah "Gumball Machine Weekend" They Know What Ghost Know, 2009.
Super Furry Animals "Some Things Come From Nothing" Guerrilla, 1999.
Loscil "Rye Fields" Intervalo, 2013.
High Highs "Love Is All" Open Season, 2013.
Junip "Suddenly" Junip, 2013.
Lou Barlow "Feel Good" Lou Barlow and Friends, 1994.
P:ano "Animal Friends" Ghost Pirates Without Heads, 2005.
Michael Andrews "Goldfish" Me And You And Everyone We Know, 2005.
Nico "The Fairest of the Seasons" Chelsea Girl, 1967.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

"Bring On the Night"

Boards of Canada "Everything You Do Is A Balloon" Hi Scores, 1996.
Luna "Sleeping Pill" Bewitched, 1994.
Nagisa Ni Te "Me, On the Beach" Dream Sounds, 2005.
Isan "Celia's Dream" Blue Skied An' Clear, 2002.
The Besnard Lakes "For Agent 13" Are the Dark Horse, 2007.
Tortoise "Everglade" TNT, 1998.
B. Fleischmann "Sleep" Welcome Tourist, 2003.
Hinterland "Portrait of My Invention" Under the Waterline, 2003.
Stina Nordenstam "125" The World Is Saved, 2004.
Desolation Wilderness "Paris to New York" White Light Strobing, 2008.
Jim Guthrie "Bring On the Night" Takes Time, 2013.
Neil Young "Look Out For My Love" Comes a Time, 1978.
Sandro Perri "Impossible Spaces" Impossible Spaces, 2011.
Jim Guthrie "The Rest Is Yet to Come" Takes Time, 2013.