Bad news from the stars


Vic Chesnutt (1964 - 2009)

Vic Chesnutt - Warm
Vic Chesnutt - You Are Never Alone
Vic Chesnutt - Rustic City Fathers
North Star Deserter (Constellation - 2007)
www.vicchesnutt.com

Music Arcade Album of the Year 2009


playlist #186

Adam Green
Half-handed Cloud - Once, Twice, Seven Times A Werewolf
Cut Me Down & Count My Rings (Asthmatic Kitty - 2009)
www.halfhandedcloud.com

Rocky Votolato - Sparklers (Live In East Palo Alto)
True Devotion (Barsuk - 2010)
www.rockyvotolato.com

Woodpigeon - Empty-Hall Sing-Along
Die Stadt Muzikanten (Boompa records - 2010)
www.woodpigeon-songbook.com

The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir - Stop!
... And The Horse You Rode In On (Bloodshot records - 2009)
www.sygc.com

Adam Green - What Makes Him Act So Bad
Minor Love (Fat Possum - 2010)
www.adamgreen.net

playlist #185

The Calcination Of Scout Niblett
Scout Niblett - The Calcination Of Scout Niblett
The Calcination Of Scout Niblett (Drag City - 2009)
www.myspace.com/scoutniblett

Retribution Gospel Choir - Hide It Away
2 (Sub Pop - 2010)
www.retributiongospelchoir.com

Titus Andronicus - Four Score And Seven (part. 1)
Titus Andronicus - Four Score And Seven (part. 2)
The Monitor (XL - 2010)
www.myspace.com/titusandronicus

AFCGT - Two Legged Dog
AFCGT (Sub Pop - 2010)
www.myspace.com/afcgt

playlist #184

jónsi - photo by lilja birgisdóttir
The Big Pink - Too Young Too Love
A Brief History Of Love (4AD - 2009)
www.myspace.com/musicfromthebigpink

CFCF - Big Love
Continent (Paperbag records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/cfcf

Woodhands - Pockets
Remorsescape (Paperbag records - 2009)
www.woodhands.com

Pantha du Prince - The Splendour
The Splendour (Rough Trade - 2009)
www.panthaduprince.com

Jónsi - Boy Lilikoy
Go (XL - 2010)
www.jonsiandalex.com

playlist #183

Laura Veirs - Photo David Belisle
Laura Veirs - I Can See Your Tracks (live audio performance)
July Flame (RMB - 2010)
www.lauraveirs.com

Daniel, Fred & Julie - Runner
Daniel, Fred & Julie (You've Changed records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/attackinblack
www.myspace.com/calmdownitsmonday
www.myspace.com/juliedoiron

Ola Podrida - Your Father's Basement
Belly Of The Lion (Western Vinyl - 2009)
www.olapodrida.com

Langhorne Slim - Say Yes
Be Set Free (Kemado - 2009)
www.myspace.com/langhorneslim

Shearwater - Castaways
The Golden Archipelago (Matador - 2010)
www.shearwatermusic.com

playlist #182


Clare & The Reasons - Ooh You Hurt Me
Clare & The Reasons - That's All
Arrow (Frog Stand - 2009)
www.myspace.com/clareandthereasons

Holly Miranda - Forest Green Oh Forest Green
The Magician's Private Library (XL - 2010)
www.hollymiranda.com

The Da Vincis - 50's Film
See You Tonight (Olympic records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/davincismusic

The Clientele - Harvest Time
Bonfires On The Heath (Merge - 2009)
www.theclientele.co.uk

playlist #181

photo Tom Beard

Nirvana - About A Girl
Bleach Deluxe (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.subpop.com/artists/nirvana

Florence & The Machine - Kiss With A Fist
Lungs (Iamsound records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/florenceandthemachinemusic

The Black Heart Procession - Rats
Six (Temporary Residence - 2009)
www.theblackheartprocession.com

Girls - Hellhole Ratrace
Album (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/girlssanfran

Sea Wolf - Wicked Blood
White Water, White Bloom (Dangerbird - 2009)
www.myspace.com/seawolf

playlist #180

DRAGON TURTLE - ALMANAC

Caroline Herring - Tales Of The Islander
Golden Apples Of The Sun (Signature Sounds - 2009)
www.carolineherring.com

Dragon Turtle - Moon Fallout
Dragon Turtle - Island Of Broken Glass
Almanac (La Societe Expeditionnaire - 2009)
www.myspace.com/dragonturtle

Beach House - Norway
Teen Dream (Sub Pop - 2010)
www.beachhousemusic.net

Tindersticks - Black Smoke
Falling Down A Mountain (Constellation - 2010)
www.tindersticks.co.uk

Wolf People - October Fires
Tidings (Jagjaguwar - 2010)
www.myspace.com/wolfpeople

Death To Everyone


playlist #179


Common Loon - Dinosaur vs Early Man
The Long Dream Of Birds (Parasol - 2009)
www.myspace.com/commonloon

Vetiver - More Of This (Neighbors RMX)
Tight Knit (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.vetiverse.com

Papercuts - Futur Primitive (The Ruby Suns remix)
You Can Have What You Want (Gnomonsong - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thepapercuts

The Ruby Suns - Tane Mahuta
Sea Lion (Sub Pop - 2008)
www.myspace.com/therubysuns

The Clientele - Wonder How We Are
Bonfires On The Heath (Merge - 2009)
www.theclientele.co.uk

playlist #178

Avi Buffalo
Avi Buffalo - What's In It For ?
Avi Buffalo (Sub Pop - 2010)
avibuffalomusic.com

Roman Candle - They Say
Oh Tall Tree In The Ear (Carnival recordings - 2009)
www.romancandlemusic.com

Angela Desveaux - Shape You
The Mighty Ship (Thrill Jockey - 2008)
www.angeladesveaux.com

Home - Photographed With Ease
Seventeen (Jagjaguwar - 2010)
www.screwmusicforever.com

Jason Molina & Will Johnson - Almost Let You In
Molina & Johnson (Secretly Canadian - 2009) www.magnoliaelectricco.com
www.centro-matic.com

playlist #177

Love Comes Close
Yeasayer - Ambling Alp
Odd Blood (Secretly Canadian - 2010)
www.yeasayer.net

Tickley Feather - Don't Call, Marylin
Hors d'Oeuvres (Paw Tracks - 2009)
www.myspace.com/tickleyfeather

Phantogram - When I'm Small
Eyelid Movies (Barsuk - 2009)
www.myspace.com/phantogram

On Fillmore - Master Moon
Extended Vacation (Dead Oceans - 2009)
onfillmore.com

Cold Cave - Life Magazine
Cold Cave - The Laurels Of Erotomania
Love Comes Close (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/coldcave

Great Lake Swimmers - Palmistry


Great Lake Swimmers - Palmistry
Lost Channels (Nettwerk - 2009)
www.greatlakeswimmers.com

playlist #176 : PDX IV


Loch Lomond - Wax And Wire
Night Bats (Hush records - 2009)
www.lochlomondmusic.com

Shelley Short - A Cave
A Cave, A Canoo (Hush records - 2009)
www.shelleyshortmusic.com

Peter Broderick - Below It
Home (Hush records - 2008)
www.myspace.com/peterbroderick

Run On Sentence - The Afterlife Pt. 1
Oh When The Wind Comes Down (Hush records - 2008)
www.runonsentencemusic.com

The Decemberists - Shiny
5 Songs (Hush records - 2003)
www.decemberists.com

playlist #175

My Winnipeg / Guy Maddin

Andrew Bird - Fitz and The Dizzyspells
Noble Beast (Fat Possum - 2009)
www.andrewbird.net

The Bats - Face Inside The Sun
Don't You Rise (Slumberland records - 2009)
thebats.co.nz

Old Canes - Little Bird Courage
Feral Harmonic (Saddle Creek - 2009)
www.myspace.com/oldcanes

Califone - Ape-like
All My Friends Are Funeral Singers (Dead Oceans - 2009)
califonemusic.com.com

Le Loup - Forgive Me
Family (Hardly Art - 2009)
leloupmusic.net

playlist #174 : PDX III



Rocky Votolato - Portland is Leaving
Makers (Barsuk - 2006)
www.rockyvotolato.com

Blind Pilot - One Red Thread
Blind Pilot - Go On, Say It
3 Rounds & A Sound (ATO records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/goblindpilot

Karl Blau - Mockingbird Diet
Nature's Got Away (K records - 2008)
www.myspace.com/karlblau

Laura Veirs - John Henry Lives
The Triumphs & Travails Of Orphan Mae (RMB - 2001)
www.lauraveirs.com

playlist #173


Flight Of The Conchords - Sugalumps
I Told You I Was Freaky (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.conchords.co.nz

David Bazan - Bless This Mess
Curse Your Branches (Barsuk - 2009)
www.davidbazan.com

Spiral Stairs - True Love
The Real Feel (Matador - 2009)
www.spiralstairsmusic.com

Vampire Weekend - Horchata
Contra (XL - 2010)
vampireweekend.com

Princeton - Calypso Gold
Cocoon Of Love (Kanine records - 2009)
www.princeton-band.com

Victorian America


playlist #172

Molina & Johnson
Vic Chesnutt - Dick Cheney
Vic Chesnutt - Society Sue
Skitter On Take-off (Vapor records - 2009)
www.vicchesnutt.com

Jason Molina & Will Johnson - Twenty Cycles To The Ground
Molina & Johnson (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.magnoliaelectricco.com
www.centro-matic.com

Exene Cervenka - Trojan Horse
Somewhere Gone (Bloodshot records - 2009)
exenecervenka.com

The Good Graces - Bad Driver
Bring On The Tambourines! (Eskimo records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thegoodgraces

playlist #171 : Funeral Singers


Nirvana - Scoff (Live At Pine Street Theatre)
Bleach Deluxe (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.subpop.com/artists/nirvana

Exene Cervenka - Surface Of The Sun
Somewhere Gone (Bloodshot records - 2009)
exenecervenka.com

Califone - Funeral Singers
All My Friends Are Funeral Singers (Dead Oceans - 2009)
califonemusic.com.com

Girls - Lust For Life
Album (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/girlssanfran

Kurt Vile - Hunchback
Childish Prodigy (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/kurtvileofphilly

playlist #170

Royal Deluxe - Berlin


Windmill - Ellen Save Our Energy
Epcot Starfields (Friendly Fire - 2009)
www.myspace.com/windmillband

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Higher Than The Stars
Higher Than The Stars EP (Slumberland records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thepainsofbeingpureatheart

El Perro Del Mar - Change Of Heart
Love Is Not Pop (The Control Group - 2009)
www.elperrodelmar.com

Lisa Germano - Snow
Magic Neighbor (Young God records - 2009)
www.lisagermano.com

OM - Cremation Ghat II
God Is Good (Drag City - 2009)
www.myspace.com/variationsontheme

playlist #169

Alina & Alela

Sufjan Stevens - Movement VI Isorhythmic Night Dance With Interchanges
The BQE (Asthmatic Kitty - 2009)
www.sufjan.com

Basia Bulat - Gold Rush
Heart Of My Own (Rough Trade - 2010)
www.basiabulat.com

Alena Diane featuring Alina Hardin - Bowling Green
Alena & Alina (Rough Trade - 2009)
www.aleladiane.com
www.myspace.com/alinaestelle

Espers - Caroline
III (Drag City - 2009)
www.espers.org

Princeton - Sadie & Andy
Cocoon Of Love (Kanine records - 2009)
www.princeton-band.com

playlist #168

Thao With the Get Down Stay Down

Venice Is Sinking - Compass
Okay (One Percent Press - 2009)
veniceissinking.net

Vic Chesnutt - Flirted With You All My Life
At The Cut (Constellation - 2009)
www.vicchesnutt.com

DM Stith - Pigs (feat. Jefferson Street Band)
Thanksgiving Moon (Asthmatic Kitty - 2003)
www.dmstith.com

Thao With The Get Down Stay Down - Know Better Learn Faster
Know Better Learn Faster (Kill Rock Star - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thaomusic

Mount Eerie - Stone's Ode
Wind's Poem (P.W. Elverum & Sun - 2009)
www.myspace.com/mounteerieorthemicrophones

playlist #167

Frederic Mitterand  - Charles Platiau/Reuters

Magic and Fur - Do Not Toll The Bell
Do Not Toll The Bell (2009)
www.myspace.com/magicandfur

CFCF - Monolith
Continent (Paperbag records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/cfcf

Los Campesinos! - The Sea Is A Good Place To Think To The Future
The Sea Is A Good Place To Think To The Future (Witchita - 2009)
www.loscampesinos.com

BLK JKS - Molalatladi
After Robots (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.myspace.com/blkjks

Castanets - Worn from the Fight (With Fireworks)
Texas Rose, The Thaw, And The Beasts (Asthmatic Kitty - 2009)
www.myspace.com/castanets

playlist #166

The Good Graces - photo Maigh Houlihan

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard - Roll Bus Roll
'Em Are I (Rough Trade - 2009)
www.thejeffreylewissite.com

Matt Bauer - Don't Let Me Out
The Island Moved In The Storm (La Societe Expeditionnaire - 2008)
www.mattbauermusic.com

Langhorne Slim - I Love You, But Goodbye
Be Set Free (Kemado - 2009)
www.myspace.com/langhorneslim

The Good Graces - Pretty New Song
Bring On The Tambourines! (Eskimo records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thegoodgraces

Shannon Stephens - In Summer In The Heat
The Breadwinner (Asthmatic Kitty - 2009)
www.myspace.com/shannonstephens

playlist #165

copyright Daniel Johnston
No Age - You're A Target
Losing Feeling (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.myspace.com/nonoage

Times New Viking - Move To California
Born Again Revisited (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/timesnewviking

Cotton Jones - Where You Stop For A Minute
Rio Ranger EP (Quiet Scientific - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thecottonjonesbasketride

Vic Chesnutt - Philip Guston
At The Cut (Constellation - 2009)
www.vicchesnutt.com

Cursive - From The Hips
Mama, I'm Swollen (Saddle Creek - 2009)
www.cursivearmy.com

playlist #164


photo Jock Sturges

A.A. Bondy - I Can See The Pines Are Dancing
When The Devil's Loose (Fat Possum - 2009)
www.myspace.com/aabondy

The Wooden Birds - Hometown Fantasy (Extended version)
Magnolia (Barsuk - 2009)
www.thewoodenbirds.com

Sleep Whale - Josh Likes Me
Little Brite (Western Vinyl - 2009)
www.myspace.com/sleepwhale

Grand Archives - Oslo Novelist
Keep In Mind Frankenstein (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.myspace.com/grandarchives

Daniel Johnston - Freedom
Is And Always Was (2009)
www.hihowareyou.com

playlist #163


playas - Martin Parr

Sally Shapiro - Dying In Africa
My Guilty Pleasure (Paperbag records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/shapirosally

Taken By Trees - Watch The Waves
East Of Eden (Rough Trade - 2009)
www.takenbytrees.com

The Xx - Basic Space
Xx (XL - 2009)
www.myspace.com/thexx

Ramona Falls - I Say Fever
Intuit (Barsuk - 2009)
www.myspace.com/ramonafalls

Windmill - Big Boom
Epcot Starfields (Friendly Fire - 2009)
www.myspace.com/windmillband

playlist #162

Early Day Miners

Anna Ternheim - What Have I Done (El Perro Del Mar remix)
Leaving On A Mayday (Verve - 2009)
www.annaternheim.com
www.elperrodelmar.com

Early Day Miners - So Slowly
Treatment (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.earlydayminers.com

Dungen - Sätt Att Se
4 (Kemado - 2009)
www.dungen-music.com

Volcano Choir - Island, IS
Unmap (Jagjaguwar - 2009)
www.myspace.com/volcanochoir

Johann Johannsson - Escape
Fordlandia (4AD - 2008)
www.johannjohannsson.com

playlist #161 : Doomsday

Eliana Aponte/Reuters

Elvis Perkins In Dearland - Slow Doomsday
The Doomsday EP (XL - 2009)
www.elvisperkins.net

Blitzen Trapper - Black River Killer
Furr (Sub Pop - 2008)
blitzentrapper.net

Port O'Brien - My Will Is Good
Threadbare (City Slang - 2009)
www.portobrien.com

Le Loup - Beach Town
Family (Hardly Art - 2009)
leloupmusic.net

The Mountain Goats - Genesis 3:23
The Life Of The World To Come (4AD - 2009)
www.mountain-goats.com

La Route du Rock '09 Off


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playlist #160 : At The Cut

Vic Chesnutt
PLAYLIST :

Vic Chesnutt - Chain
At The Cut (Constellation - 2009)
www.vicchesnutt.com

Benjy Ferree - Fear
Come Back To The Five And Dime Bobby Dee Bobby Dee (Domino - 2009)
www.benjyferree.com

Lou Barlow - Gravitate
Goodnight Unknown (Merge - 2009)
www.myspace.com/loubarlow

Chris Hickey - Shine
Razzmatazz (2009)
www.chrishickey.net

Deer Tick - Smith Hill
Born On Flag Day (Partisan records - 2009)
www.deertickmusic.com

playlist #159 : Monsters of Folk

MOF

PLAYLIST :

Megafaun - Kaufman's Ballad
Gather, Form & Fly (Table of Elements - 2009)
www.myspace.com/megafaun

The Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound - By The Rippling Green
When Sweet Sleep Returned (Tee Pee records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/theassembleheadinsunburstsound

Monsters Of Folk - Say Please
Monsters Of Folk (Rough Trade - 2009)
monstersoffolk.com

Throw Me The Statue - Hi-fi Goon
Creaturesque (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.myspace.com/throwmethestatue

Nurses - Caterpillar Playground
Nurses - Technicolor
Apple's Acre (Dead Oceans - 2009)
www.myspace.com/nurses

playlist #158 : Matador Express

Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
PLAYLIST :

Mission Of Burma - 1, 2, 3, Partyy!
The Sound The Speed The Light (Matador - 2009)
www.missionofburma.com

The Cave Singers - At The Cut
Welcome Joy (Matador - 2009)
www.thecavesingers.com

Julian Plenti - Games For Days
Julian Plenti Is... Skyscraper (Matador - 2009)
www.julianplenti.com

Yo La Tengo - Here To Fall
Popular Songs (Matador - 2009)
www.yolatengo.com

Kurt Vile - Overnite Religion
Childish Prodigy (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/kurtvileofphilly

Love In July

Sally Shapiro

playlist #157 : The Big Pink

The Big Pink . photograph: Tim Saccenti/Toast Press

PLAYLIST :

Wildbirds & Peacedrums - There Is No Light
The Snake (TCG - 2009)
www.wildbirdsandpeacedrums.com

Blackout Beach - Cloud Of Evil
Skin Of Evil (Soft Abuse - 2009)
www.myspace.com/blackoutbeach

Jónsi & Alex - Boy 1904
Riceboy Sleeps (XL - 2009)
www.jonsiandalex.com

The Big Pink - Velvet
The Big Pink - Dominos
A Brief History Of Love (4AD - 2009)
www.myspace.com/musicfromthebigpink

playlist #156 : Walking On The Moon



PLAYLIST :

Camera Obscura - French Navy
My Maudlin Career (4AD - 2009)
www.camera-obscura.net

The Dodos - Fables
Time To Die (French Kiss - 2009)
dodosmusic.net

Magnolia Electric Co. - Little Sad Eyes
Josephine (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.magnoliaelectricco.com

Anna Ternheim - What Have I Done
Leaving On A Mayday (Verve - 2009)
www.annaternheim.com

WHY? - This Blackest Purse
Eskimo Snow (Anticon - 2009)
www.myspace.com/whyanticon

playlist #155 : Vacationing People

Foreign Born

PLAYLIST :

Foreign Born - Vacationing People
Foreign Born - Early Warnings
Person To Person (Secretly Canadian - 2009)
www.myspace.com/foreignborn

Vampire Weekend - M79
Vampire Weekend (XL Recordings - 2008)
www.vampireweekend.com

Ra Ra Riot - Dying Is Fine
The Rhumb Line (Barsuk - 2008)
www.rarariot.com

Discovery - Orange Shirt
LP (XL Recordings - 2009)
www.dscvry.net

playlist #154 : When Brakes Get Wet

Julie D

PLAYLIST :

Julie Doiron - When Brakes Get Wet
I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day (Jagjaguwar - 2009)
www.juliedoiron.com

Son Volt - Down To The Wire
American Central Dust (Rounder - 2009)
www.sonvolt.net

Spiral Stairs -Maltese Terrier
The Real Feel (Matador - 2009)
www.spiralstairsmusic.com

Jay Reatard - Wounded
Watch The Fall (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/jayreatard

Starlight Mints - Paralyzed
Change Remains (Barsuk - 2009)
www.starlightmints.com

playlist #153 : Reflection

Associated Press

PLAYLIST :


The Twilight Sad - Reflection Of The Television
Forget The Night Ahead (Fat Cat - 2009)
thetwilightsad.co.uk

The Veils - Three Sisters
Sun Gangs (Rought Trade - 2009)
www.theveils.com

Jay Reatard - It Ain't Gonna Save Me
Watch The Fall (Matador - 2009)
www.myspace.com/jayreatard

Starlight Mints - Zoomba
Change Remains (Barsuk - 2009)
www.starlightmints.com

Obits - Two-headed Coin
I Blame You (Sub Pop - 2009)
www.obitsurl.com

playlist #152 : July Flame

Lightning Dust

PLAYLIST :

Lightning Dust - Never Seen
Infinite Light (Jagjaguwar - 2009)
www.lightningdust.com

Vandaveer - Turpentine
Divide & Conquer (Supply and Demand - 2009)
www.vandaveer.net

Royal City - A Belly Was Made For Wine
Royal City (Asthmatic Kitty - 2009)
asthmatickitty.com/royal-city

Laura Veirs - The Cloud Room
Carbon Glacier (Bella Union - 2004)
www.lauraveirs.com

The Bats - Castle Light
The Guilty Office (Hidden Agenda - 2009)
thebats.co.nz

playlist #151 : Summertime


The Rainbow Riders @ Fremont Summer Solstice Fair 2009 - photo Michael Holden
PLAYLIST :

Lightning Dust - I Knew
Infinite Light (Jagjaguwar - 2009)
www.lightningdust.com

School Of Seven Bells - Connjur
Alpinisms (Ghostly - 2008)
www.schoolofsevenbells.com

Mouthful of Bees - Thomas Aquinas
Mouthful of Bees (Afternoon records - 2009)
www.myspace.com/mouthfulofbees

Blue Roses - Doubful Comforts
Blue Roses (XL - 2009)
musicofblueroses.com

The Fiery Furnaces - The End Is Near
I'm Going Away (Thrill Jockey - 2009)
www.thefieryfurnaces.com