28 February 2011

Playlist for February 27, 2011

Frightened Rabbit - Swim Until You Can't See Land (The Winter of Mixed Drinks)
Grant-Lee Phillips - Love My Way (nineteeneighties)
Gomez - Catch Me Up (Split the Difference)

The Provincial Archives - Weight and Sea (Maybe We Could Be Holy)
Boxer the Horse - Sketch Me a Glove (Would You Please)
Blur - Bugman (13)
The Russian Futurists - Hoeing Weeds, Sowing Seeds (The Weights on the Wheels)

Hooded Fang - Highway Steam (Hooded Fang)
Ariel Pinks Haunted Graffiti - Brightlit Blue Skies (Before Today)
Wolf Parade - Ghost Pressure (Expo '86)
Art Boys Collection - Freedom Voice of My Soul (The Stone Wall)

Sloan - Follow the Leader (The Double Cross)
The Local Rabbits - Never Had to Fight (This Is It Here We Go)
The Cribs - Martell (The New Fellas)
Small Sins - Never Again (Pot Calls Kettle Black)

20 February 2011

Thrice Removed: Family Day Extravaganza

Thrush Hermit - Hated It (Mallrats soundtrack, 1995)
Harvey Danger - Private Helicopter (Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?, 1997)
The Killjoys - Rave & Drool (Gimme Five, 1996)
The Hardship Post - New Wave (New Wave, 1995)

Winter Gloves - Gym Class (All Red, 2010)
fun. - All the Pretty Girls (Aim & Ignite, 2009)
Ben Folds - Free Coffee (Way to Normal, 2008)

Dr. Hook - The Cover of the Rolling Stone (Sloppy Seconds, 1972)
The Sheepdogs - I Don't Get By (Learn & Burn, 2010)
The Sadies - Another Year Again (Darker Circles, 2010)
Elvis Costello - Sulky Girl (Single Version) (Sulky Girl single, 1994)

The Cheap Speakers - What You've Been Doing (The Cheap Speakers, 2010)
The Rival Boys - A Good Man (The Rival Boys, 2010)
Quivers - Kick You in the Stomach (myspace)
The Danks - Sold Me Out (Samples EP, 2008)

15 February 2011

It Is Your Duty

As a Saskatoon resident, nay, as a Canadian, to vote for the Sheepdogs to be on the cover of the Rolling Stone. Here is a New York Times article detailing the event.

We'll talk about how many copies to buy your mother after we take the cover, folks.

14 February 2011

Happy Day Before Valentine's Day

What a lovely show.*

Peter Elkas - Tiny Valentine (Repeat Offender, 2011)
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - Special Occasion (Anthology, 1973)
Joel Plaskett Emergency - Nowhere With You (Make a Little Noise EP, 2005)

Hannah Georgas - Lovesick (This is Good, 2010)
B.A. Johnston - Hot Nerd (Thank You For Being a Friend, 2010)
Diamond Rings - All YR Songs (Special Affections, 2010)
Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby (Shut Down, Volume 2, 1964)

Sloan - I Can Feel It (Twice Removed, 1994)
Otis Redding - The Happy Song (Dum-Dum) (The Immortal Otis Redding, 1968)
Super Friendz - Just Say So (Love Energy, 2003)
Josh Ritter - Good Man (The Animal Years, 2006)

Nick Lowe & Elvis Costello - Baby, It's You (Baby It's You EP, 1984)
She & Him - I Was Made for You (Volume One, 2008)
Jenny Owen Youngs - Here is a Heart (Transmitter Failure, 2009)
The Weakerthans - The Reasons (Reconstruction Site, 2003)

The Barenaked Ladies - Lovers in a Dangerous Time (Disc One 1991-2001, 2001)

**You can see Diamond Rings playing at Amigos on  March 24.

09 February 2011

When Evan Writes the Blog - February 6th Playlist

Here is the playlist for last week. plus some links for some free music. You should check out that daytrotter website i just found it and has some decent sessions on it for free.

Spoon - Before Destruction - transference (2010)
Say hi - Devils - um, Uh Oh (2011)
The King Khan & BBQ Show - Tryin' - Invisible Girl (2009)
Action Makes - I hear it Now - Upper Down (2003)

Destroyer - Blue Eyes - Kaputt (2011)
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues - Helplessness Blues (2011)
Black Mountain - The Hair Song - Wilderness Heart (2010)

Devo - Later is Now - Something for everybody (2010)
Barton Fink Band - Gimme Some more - Gear(2009)
Bike For Three - MC Space - More heart than brains (2009)

Young Rival - Just can't Stay Here - Young Rival(2010)
Your 33 Black Angels - Losers - Tales of my pop-rock love life (2008)
Aloe Blacc - Hey Brother - Good Things (2010)

Two Free Barton Fink Tracks

Young Rival Daytrotter Sessions

Speaking of young Rival they Have a videogame where you catch fish with a guitar.
Its on the right hand side of the screen

New Fleet Foxes Download

Stephen McBean in a movie

08 February 2011

If You Are Like Me

And you were at the Josh Ritter show last October, then you've been dying to hear Josh's song "Galahad" again. Here is your chance.

To the Yet Unknowing World, Mr. Ritter's collection of B-sides, demos and remixes from the So Runs the World Away sessions, is available for pre-order on his website. Check it out.