Sunday, May 30, 2010

"Basic Space" by The xx

"I Will" by Bradi Carlile

Live on Q TV.

"Divinations" by Mastodon

From the album, Crack the Skye.

"Keep the Streets Empty for Me" by Fever Ray

From the album, Fever Ray.

"Worried Shoes" by Karen O.

From the Where the Wild Things Are Soundtrack.

"Queenie the Doggie" by Daniel Johnston

From the album, Is and Always Was.

"Young Hearts Spark Fire" by Japandroids

"Sunlight" by Harlem Shakes

From the album, Technicolor Health.

"Wolves" by The Accidental

"I'll Be Loving You" by King Kahn & The BBQ Show

"Say Yes" by Langhorne Slim

Live on IndieATL.

"These Hands / January Twenty Something" by WHY?

From the album, Eskimo Snow.

"No Intention" by Dirty Projectors


"Libraries" by Sea Bear

"Just Breathe" by Pearl Jam

From the album, Backspacer.

"Introducing Palance Players" by Mew

"Winter Games" by Foreign Born

"Sick Muse" by Metric

From the album, Fantasies.

"Ambivalence Avenue" by Bibio

From the album, Ambivalence Avenue.

"The Ruminant Band" by Fruitbats

"Love Song for Buddy" by Headlights

From the album, Wildlife.

"Things Fall Apart" by Built to Spill

From the album, There is No Enemy.

"Unbalanced Pieces" by Soulsavers

"Bear" by The Antlers

From the album, Hospice.

"Walkabout" by Atlas Sound featuring Noah Lennox

"Scapegoat" by Kylesa

From the album, Static Tensions.

"Healer" by Torche

From the album, Meanderthal.

"Higher Than the Stars" by The Pains of Being Pure of Heart

From the EP, Higher Than the Stars.

"Half Asleep" by School of Seven Bells

"Funeral Singers" by Califone

From the album, Dead Oceans.

"Mom" by Lucero

"New Fang" by Them Crooked Vultures

"The Captain" by Biffy Clyro

From the album Only Revolutions.

"Cousins" by Vampire Weekend

From the album Contra.

"Old White Lincoln" by The Gaslight Anthem

"My Will is Good" by Port O'Brien

From the album Threadbare.

"Baby Baby Baby" by Make the Girl Dance

"Big Sur" by Jay Farrar and Ben Gibbard

Live on Soundcheck.

"These Roads Don't Move" by Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar

Live on Soundcheck.

Monday, May 24, 2010

"Alligator" by Tegan and Sara

"Why Is the Night Sad?" by Orenda Fink

From the album Ask the Night.

"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga

"In the Flowers" by Animal Collective

From the album "Merriweather Post Pavilion."

"So Far From the Clyde" by Mark Knopfler

From the album, Get Lucky.

"Holy Holy Holy Moses" by Alec Ounsworth

From the solo album, "MO Beauty," of the frontman of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

"Love Comes Close" by Cold Cave

Art Boonparn directs Cold Cave in their video debut for the title track off their latest album Love Comes Close.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

"Busted" by Patty Loveless

From the album Mountain Soul II.

"New Fang" by Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures is a rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles in 2009 by John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl and Josh Homme.

"A Horse Called Golgotha" by Baroness

From the Blue Record.

"Witching Stone" by The Black Heart Procession

From the album Six.

"Half Asleep" by School of Seven Bells

School of Seven Bells (often just SVIIB) is a three-piece band formed by Benjamin Curtis of Secret Machines, together with identical twins Alejandra and Claudia Deheza, formerly of On! Air! Library!. The band is named after the School of the Seven Bells, a mythical South American pickpocket training academy.

"Chain" by Vic Chesnutt

From the album At the Cut. Vic Chesnutt passed away in December 2009. RIP.

"Palpatine's Dream" by Susanna and the Magical Orchestra

Susanna and the Magical Orchestra is the moniker of singer Susanna Karolina Wallumrød (born 1979), and keyboard player Morten Qvenild (born 1978). This track is from the album 3.

"In the Dreamtime You Need a Rubber Soul" by The Clean

From the album Mr. Pop.

"Temazcal" by Monsters of Folk

Monsters of Folk is an American supergroup, consisting of Jim James from My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis from Bright Eyes and M. Ward.

"11th Dimension" by Julian Casablancas

From lead singer of The Strokes' solo effort, Phrazes for the Young.

"Malko" by Russian Circles

From the album Geneva.

"When We Swam" by Thao with The Get Down Stay Down

Thao with The Get Down Stay Down is a San Francisco, California-based (formerly Falls Church, Virginia) alternative folk rock music group. It consists of Thao Nguyen (vocals, guitar), Adam Thompson (bass guitar), and Willis Thompson (drums). Frank Stewart (lead guitar, production) is a former member of the band.

"Worry About It Later" by Brakes

From the album, Touchdown.

"Action/Reaction" by Choir of Young Believers

From the album, This is for the White in Your Eyes.

"Colossus" by Lightning Bolt

From the album Earthly Delights.

"First Born" by J. Tillman

J. Tillman, a member of Fleet Foxes, is based in Seattle, Washington. This is from the album Vacilando Territory Blues.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

"Stillness is the Move" by Dirty Projectors

From the album Bitte Orca.

"I Hate People" by Jemina Pearl feat. Iggy Pop

Solo project from ex-Be Your Own Pet vocalist.

"Trouble" by Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions

From the album Through the Devil Softly.

"Give Blood" by Rain Machine

Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio) side project.

"Low Rising" by The Swell Season

From the album Strict Joy.

"Alligator" by Tegan and Sara

From the Sainthood album.

"New Moon Rising" by Wolfmother

From the album Cosmic Egg.

"Triangle Walks" by Fever Ray

From the album Fever Ray.

"Pulling on a Line" by Great Lake Swimmers

Single is off the album Lost Channels.

"I'm Not Your Toy" by La Roux

La Roux (pronounced /lɑːˈruː/ in English, French: [laˈʁu]) is a British electropop and synthpop duo made up of singer Eleanor Jackson (born 12 March 1988), and synthesizer player, co-writer and co-producer Ben Langmaid.

"Keep Slipping Away" by A Place to Bury Strangers

From the album Exploding Head.

"While You Wait for the Others" by Grizzly Bear

From the critically-acclaimed 2009 album, Veckatimist.

"My Turn" by Basement Jaxx feat. Dev 'Lightspeed Champion' Hynes

From the 2009 album, Scars.

"1901" by Phoenix

Phoenix perform their hit single, "1901," on the Letterman show in June 09.

"Too Fake" by Hockey

American idie band from Portland, Oregon.

"Funeral Singers" by Califone

Califone is a critically-acclaimed experimental rock band from Chicago. The band is named after Califone International, an audio equipment manufacturer. This single appears on their album, "All My Friends Are Funeral Singers," released October 6, 2009 on Dead Oceans.

"Swimming" by Little Dragon

Little Dragon is an electronic music band, based in Gothenburg, Sweden. It consists of Swedish-Japanese singer Yukimi Nagano (vocals, percussion) and her close high-school friends Erik Bodin (drums), Fredrik Källgren Wallin (bass), and Håkan Wirenstrand (keyboards). This song is from their release, Machine Dreams.

"Free Me" by Joss Stone

Live version of the single from "Colour Me Free," released April 2009.

"Cystalised" by The xx

Three piece London band's first single.

"Year of the Dog" by Sufjan Stevens & Osso

Tune from a re-make of Sufjan Stevens' album "Run Rabbit Run", this time performed by the string quartet Osso.

"Walkabout" by Atlas Sound feat. Noah Lennox

From the second Atlas Sound release, Logos. Atlas Sound is Bradford James Cox (Deerhunter).

"I Start to Run" by White Denim

White Denim is a three part rock band hailing from Austin, Texas. Their music draws influence from garage rock, dub, soul, alternative rock, country, post-punk, blues, psychedelic rock, experimental rock with home-based recording, intense looping work and unusual song structures. This tune is from their third full-length release, Fits, which was released via Full Time Hobby on June 22, 2009. The record was initially released in Europe only, but after signing their first US record deal with Downtown Records on July 10, the band released Fits on October 20, 2009.

"Hearing Damage" by Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke, lead vocalist of Radiohead, appears with this song on the soundtrack of "Twilight: New Moon."

"Bury This" by Amy Millan

Amy Millan (born December 3, 1973) is a Canadian indie rock singer and guitarist. She records and performs with the bands Stars and Broken Social Scene as well as having a successful solo career. This song is off her second solo album, Masters of the Burial, which was released by Arts & Crafts Records in September 2009. Her partner is Stars bandmate Evan Cranley.

"Northern Lights" by Bowerbirds

Bowerbirds are an American folk band, formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2006. The group comprises Phil Moore (vocals, guitar, hi-hat/tambourine), Beth Tacular (accordion, bass drum, vocals), and Mark Paulson (drums, violin). Allmusic writer Stewart Mason places their sound on "the dividing line between the freak folk contingent led by Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom and the more straightforward sunshine pop of Lavender Diamond." "Northern Lights" is from their second album, Upper Air, and was released July 7, 2009.

"When I Grow Up" by Fever Ray

"When I Grow Up" is a track by Fever Ray, an alias of Karin Dreijer Andersson of the electronic duo The Knife, from her self-titled album.