Who needs the actual weekend? This song satisfies any day.
An absolute triumph of reissues!
Perfect amount of rock for a Friday morning. (And so begins a new obsession with some guy I’ve never heard of, Jeremy Jay.
Holy goodness! Does Prince know everything?!
‘Sometimes It Snows In April’ by Prince is my new jam.
The sun in this song melts snow! More Françoise Hardy, please. (via claregrogan)
A new favorite love song.
New York City, 1966
Frank O’Hara, “Having a Coke with You.”
Using this song as a slow and steady start to a sunny Monday. (via WFMu)
Veronica Falls: Right Side Of My Brain
Shearwater: Animal Life
Patrick Watson: Strange Crooked Road
Shannon And The Clams: Sleep Talk
Slumber Party: Late Nite
The Magnetic Fields: Underwear
Mechanical Servants: Study Up! (Local 518 band from the early 80s! Wish I could time travel back to one of their shows. Great photos, songs, and more here.)
Pants Yell!: New #4
Vivian Girls: Dance (If You Wanna)
Kurt Vile: Snowflakes Are Dancing
Slow Dazzle: The Extent Of My Remarks
Foxygen: In the Darkness
Shimmering Stars: I’m Gonna Try
The Smittens: Jeans And Mittens (This is one of my favorite songs to play early in winter and I love that it still applies to these early days of spring.)
The Coathangers: My Baby
Rogue Wave: We Will Make A Song Destroy
Smog: I Feel Like The Mother Of The World
9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)
The Amazing: Dragon
Valerie June: The Hour
Revolver: You Drove Me Home
Neko Case: Night Still Comes (She’ll be at The Egg on May 7. Somedays I think I’ll go and other days I think, I loved seeing her there last time, maybe I’ll let that be the everlasting memory.)
Twin Sister: Luna’s Theme
Shannon Stephens: Catch The Morning Line
Ujang Suryana: Kang Mandor
Ravens & Chimes: January
The Staves: Pay Us No Mind
Peggy Sue: Boxes
The Parting Gifts: Born To Be Blue
Bahamas: Lost In The Light
Living Sisters: Jolene
Taken By Trees: Pacific Blue
We only write about two feelings: one is the first day of summer when you and all of your friends are standing on the edge of a cliff watching the sun set and being overcome with all of your hopes and dreams at once. The other is when you’re walking alone in the rain and realize you will be alone forever.The Drums (via 700seas) and this is probably why I love them so. And now I will listen to their Summertime.
I saw this and immediately thought “today the internet really gets me.”
See + hear Father John Misty play Johnny Cash’s “Baby Ride Easy” in the desert.
Screw The Beatles, I’ll take this all girl cover of Eleanor Rigby all day, any day. (via Patrick and Patrick’s show on WCDB a few weeks ago.)
This video is utterly refreshing and completely unlocked the whole Warpaint album for me.
A toe-tapper from Vashti Bunyan. And I’ve never heard it before! What a treat!
Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind - Vashti Bunyan
All the songs from the 3/30/14 show!
8:00 (+ 8:00am!)
Yelle: Safari Disco Club
Youth Lagoon: Cannons
Rogue Wave: Solitary Gun
Billy Bragg & Wilco: California Stars
Here We Go Magic: Make Up Your Mind
Elf Power: Sunlight on the Moon
M. Ward: Epistemology
Y La Bamba: Squawk
Rubblebucket: Came Out of a Lady
Young Prisms: Gone
William Onyeabor: Fantastic Man (Yes! I’m gripped even in the first few moments of this documentary on him. I’ll be watching it this afternoon.)
The Dismemberment Plan: Daddy Was A Real Good Dancer
Chuck Berry: School Day
Gold Motel: The Cruel One
Joy Kills Sorrow: Jason
9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)
Sufjan Stevens: Futile Devices
Yuna: Remember My Name
Ben Kweller: Gypsy Rose
The Concretes: Forces
Glasser: ExposureTimber Timbre: Black Water
Eleanor Friedberger: Echo Or Encore
Richard Swift: Ballad of Old What’s His Name
Twin Sister: Saturday Sunday
Camera Obscura: Cri Du Coeur
Laura Marling: Sophia
Alela Diane: Lost Land
Dom La Nena: Golondrina
Jim Guthrie: Bring On The Night