387 Mike Coykendall

Sun Kil Moon – The Possum – Universal Truths (Caldo Verde, 2015)

Mike Coykendall – In The Summertime – Half Past, Present Pending (Fluff & Gravy, 2015)

Mike Coykendall in-studio:
– Late Night (Syd Barrett)
– Killing Time
– East Of Cheney
– Pacing

M. Ward – Rave On – Hold Time (Merge, 2009)
Ruth Minnikin – Lone Gone – The Minnikins’ Photo Album (self, 2012)
Alela Diane – White As Diamonds – To Be Still (Rough Trade, 2009)

Jessica Pratt – Wrong Hand – On Your Own Love Again (Drag City, 2015)
Elvis Perkins – It’s Only Me – Ash Wednesday (XL, 2007)

Dan Bern – Birthday – Songs Of Fall (band camp, 2014)

386 Strangled Darlings

Cat Stevens – Katmandu – Mona Bone Jakon (A&M, 1970)
Lotte Kestner – Enjoy The Silence – Covering Depeche Mode (self-released, 2015)
Malcolm Middleton – My Delirium – Girl Songs EP (Full Time Hobby, 2009)

Strangled Darlings – Home – Boom Stomp King (self-released, 2015)

Strangled Darlings in-studio:
– All We Do Is Make The Sound
– Neil Armstrong
– Tears Of Akhmatova

Courtney Barnett – Depreston – Sometimes I Sit And Think (Mom + Pop, 2015)
Kaki King – Life Being What It Is – Dreaming Of Revenge (Velour, 2008)
Pooka – The Rocking Chair – Monday Mourning EP (Telescopic, 1999)

385 Jake Kelly

jake kelly

Sufjan Stevens – Fourth Of July – Carrie And Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty, 2015)
Ani DiFranco – Independence Day – Little Plastic Castles (Righteous Babe, 1998)
Elvis Costello – Indoor Fireworks (solo demo) – King Of America (Columbia, 1986)

Jake Kelly – Talking In Corners – what a quiet fistfightfireworks display (Bandcamp, 2015)

Jake Kelly in-studio:
– New Wind (Version)
– Promise
– Port Town

The Mountain Goats – Southwestern Territory – Beat The Champ (Merge, 2015)
Elliott Smith – Independence Day – XO (Dreamworks, 1998)

384 Hunter Paye

Hunter Paye

Little Wings – By Now – Explains (Woodsist, 2015)
Lisa Germano – Small Heads – Excerpts From A Love Circus (4AD, 1996)
Amy Annelle – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – The Great Unveiling (High Plains Sigh, 2012)

Hunter Paye – Duality’s Dilemna – All The Walls Are Windows (Constant Clip, 2010)

Hunter Paye live in-studio:
– Untitled
– Waterboys And Fire Trucks
– The New You

Honeysuckle – Josephine – Arrows EP (bandcamp, 2015)
Todd Snider – Rose City Blues – Todd Snider Live: The Storyteller (Aimless, 2011)

383 Moorea Masa

Moorea Masa with Margaret Gibson Wehr

Sun Kil Moon – Sunshine In Chicago – Among The Leaves (Caldo Verde, 2012)
Jolie Holland – On And On – Wine Dark Sea (ANTI-, 2014)

Moorea Masa – Oh Mother – Oh Mother EP (self, 2015)

Moorea Masa (with Margaret Gibson Wehr) live in-studio:
– Five Birds (live)
– On The Road (live)
– I Wanna Be Close (live)

Zinnie For Short – Sliver / Splinters – Light By Light (bandcamp, 2014)
Angel Olsen – Stars – Burn Your Fire For No Witness (Jagjaguwar, 2014)
Angus & Julia Stone – My Word For It – Angus & Julia Stone (American, 2014)

Jenny O. – Good Love – Automechanic (Holy Trinity, 2013)
Dave Depper – Ram On (Reprise) – The Ram Project (Jackpot, )

382 Emma Hill

Emma Hill with Bryan Daste

Evan Phillips – Silhouettes – Silhouettes (self, 2015)
Mimicking Birds – New Doomsdays – Mimicking Birds (Glacial Pace, 2010)
John Vecchiarelli – Paint – Songs From Whoville (Speck, 2004)

Emma Hill – Lioness – Denali (self, 2015)

Emma Hill (with Bryan Daste) in-studio:
– Denali
– Hard Love
– A Long Way To Run

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Write Me A Letter – Like An Animal (self, 2009)
Super XX Man – Goodbye (live) – Super Double Daijoubo (bandcamp, 2015)

381 Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness

This was the first live Hello Cruel World in-studio recorded for XRAY.FM!

Loudon Wainwright III – Times Is Hard – 10 Songs For The New Depression (Proper, 2010)
Laura Veirs – America – Warp And Weft (Raven Marching Band, 2013)
Mountain Goats – Steal Smoked Fish – Steal Smoked Fish 7” Single (Merge, 2012)

Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness – Must Be Birds – Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness (self, 2015)

Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness live in-studio:
– She Dreams
– How Does It Feel?
– Lost Is The Wild Inside

The Magnetic Fields – You Must Be Out Of Your Mind – Realism (Nonesuch, 2010)
Juliana Hatfield – Needle In The Hay (Elliott Smith) – I Saved Latin! A Tribute To Wes Anderson (American Laundromat, 2014)
Brandi Carlisle – The Chain (Fleetwood Mac) –

380 double feature

headache

Sufjan Stevens – Should’ve Known Better – Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty, 2015)
Fred Thomas – Monster Movie – All Are Saved (Polyvinyl, 2015)
Joanne Robertson – Halls – Black Moon Days (Feeding Tube, 2015)

Jake Kelly – Talking In Corners – what a quiet fistfightfireworks display (Materials To Outlet, 2015)
Richard Thompson – I Misunderstood – Acoustic Classics (Beeswing Inc., 2014)
Serafina Steer – Island Odyssey – The Moths Are Real (Stolen Recordings, 2013)
Fred Thomas – Monster Movie – All Are Saved (Polyvinyl, 2015)

Kristin Hersh – The Cuckoo – Record Store Day 2015 Single (Heliospheric, 2015)
Nina Nastasia & Jim White – You Follow Me (FatCat, 2007)
Damien Jurado – Gasoline Drinks – Now That I’m In Your Shadow (Secretly Canadian, 2006)

Mike Doughty – Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In The Future – Stellar Motel (MRI, 2014)
The Moonshine – Secret (Radio Edit) – Secret Digital Single (self, 2015)
Billy Bragg – Strange Things Happen – The Peel Album (Strange Fruit, 1991)

Bob Dylan – Thunder On The Mountain – Modern Times (Columbia, 2007)

379 rapelling in

bend steeple

Daniel Johnston – Some Things Last A Long Time – Welcome To My World (High Wire, 2006)
Jose Gonzalez – With The Ink Of A Ghost – Vestiges & Claws (Mute, 2015)
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield – Let’s Get Lost – Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith (Ramseur, 2015)

The Weepies – River From The Sky – Sirens (Nettwerk, 2015)
Lotte Kestner – World In My Eyes – Covering Depeche Mode EP (self, 2015)
Alela Diane – The Way We Fall – About Farewell (Rusted Blue, 2013)

Shoeshine Blue – Rust On The Bills – Tell Yourself It’s Only The Weather EP (bandcamp, 2012)
Waxahatchee – Half Moon – Ivy Tripp (Merge, 2015)
Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down – I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP (Jagjaguwar, 2015)
The John Doe Thing – Willamette – Kissingsohard (Forward, 1995)
Nick Delffs – David Cain And Mrs. Ella – Home Recordings EP (bandcamp, 2015)

Blake Mackey – Matter Of Time – Blake Mackey (self-released, 2013)
The Decemberists – Better Not Wake The Baby – What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World (Capitol, 2015)

378 best 2015 so far

revolution hall

Courtney Barnett – Kim’s Caravan – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit (Mom + Pop, 2015)
Sir Richard Bishop – International Zone – Tangier Sessions (Drag City, 2015)
Jessica Pratt – Strange Melody – On Your Own Love Again (Drag City, 2015)

Elvis Perkins – The Passage Of The Black Gene – I, Aubade (MIR, 2015)
Ezza Rose – Amelie – When The Water’s Hot (self, 2015)
Laura Marling – False Hope – Short Movie (Ribbon Music, 2015)

Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness – Must Be Birds – Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness (self, 2015)
Tom Brosseau – Hard Luck Boy – Perfect Abandon (Tin Angel, 2015)
Anne-Marie Sanderson – Lilac Time – Shadow & Sparks EP (self, 2015)

Alialujah Choir – From The Ground – Big Picture Show (Jealous Butcher, 2015)
Alasdair Roberts – This Uneven Thing – Alasdair Roberts (Drag City, 2015)
Kaki King – Anthropomorph – The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body (Short Stuff, 2015)

377 Bob Ham fills in

wilsonville blossoms

Prefab Sprout – The World Awake – Protest Songs (Kitchenware, 1989)
Jane Siberry – Everything Reminds Me Of My Dog – Bound By The Beauty (Reprise, 1989)
The Vulgar Boatmen – Calling Upstairs – Please Panic (Rough Trade, 1992)
Rick Nelson – Nighttime Lady – Garden Party (Decca, 1972)
Mark Eitzel – White Rosary – Caught In A Trap And I Can’t Back Out ‘Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby (Matador, 1998)

Sean Nelson – Brooklyn Bridge – Make Good Choices (Really, 2013)
The Beach Boys – Funky Pretty – Holland (Reprise, 1973)
Roy Wood – Miss Clarke and the Computer – Boulders (United Artists, 1973)
Wooden Wand – Forgiveness Figg (Bethany Hotel Blues) – Harem of the Sundrum & The Witness Figg (Time Lag, 2006)
Robyn Hitchcock – St. Petersburg – Groovy Decoy (Relativity, 1986)
Tracey Thorn – Kentish Town – Love And Its Opposite (Strange Feeling, 2010)

David Kilgour – Splash Your Jewels – Here Come The Cars (De Stijl/Flying Nun, )
Barbara Manning – Smoking Her Wings – One Perfect Green Blanket (Normal, )
Sonny Bono – I Told You To Go Away – Inner Views (ATCO, )
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers – Affection – Back In Your Life (Beserkley, )
Secret Stars – 5,000,000,000 – Genealogies (Shrimper, )

376 fund drive covers

exclusive

After an in-studio is over, I invite my guests to play a favorite cover. These are recorded, stockpiled, and played all at once as a special thank you to members and contributors during XRAY.FM‘s fund drive. If you haven’t yet become a member, please visit xray.fm/donate

Playlist:

Alina Hardin – Oh Me (Meat Puppets) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)
Ezza Rose – New Partner (Bonnie “Prince” Billy) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Snowblind Traveler – Dayton, Ohio (Randy Newman) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Lindsay Clark – Reason To Believe (Tim Hardin) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)
Emily Logan – Shenandoah (Anais Mitchell) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)

Nick Jaina – The Old Revolution (Leonard Cohen) – Hello Cruel world session (XRAY, 2015)
Anne-Marie Sanderson – Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Sandy Denny) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Drunken Prayer – On Mobile Bay (Vernon Dalheart) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)
Supercrow – Buckets Of Rain (Bob Dylan) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Mikaela Davis – Acrobat (Angel Olsen) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Annalisa Tornfelt – I Fall To Pieces (Patsy Cline) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Jon Ransom – The Killing Moon (Echo & The Bunnymen) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Montclaire – Black Rainbow (St. Vincent) – Hello Cruel world session (XRAY, 2014)

375 Nick Jaina

Nick Jaina

Annalisa Tornfelt – Found A Song – The Number 8 (Jealous Butcher, 2015)
Robyn Hitchcock – Nocturne (live) – I Often Dream Of Trains In New York (Yep Roc, 2009)
Jon Ransom – The Alchemist – The Chief Mourner (Gorbie International, 2015)

Nick Jaina – Don’t Come To Me – Primary Perception (Fluff & Gravy, 2013)

Nick Jaina in-studio:
– The Dinner Party
– Telepathic Teleplay
– Unsent Love Letter (reading)

Dan Bern – Graceland – Fleeting Days (Messenger, 2003)
Courtney Barnett – Dead Fox – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit (Milk, 2015)
Death Songs – So Deadly – Death Songs
Kaki King – Anthropomorph – The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body (self, 2015)

374 then: the earlier years

victoria sunrise

Kaki King – Ingots – Legs To Keep Us Longer (Red Ink, 2004)
Chris Whitley – Her Furious Angels – War Crime Blues (Messenger, 2004)
Yo La Tengo – I’ll Be Around – Fade (Matador, 2013)
Alialujah Choir – Looking For A Gesture – Alialujah Choir (self, 2012)

Laura Gibson – Milk-Heavy, Pollen-Eyed – La Grande (Barsuk, 2012)
Nick Jaina – Winding Sheet – A Narrow Way (HUSH, 2008)
Anais Mitchell – Wilderland – Young Man In America (Wilderland, 2012)
Mimicking Birds – New Doomsdays – Mimicking Birds (Glacial Pace, 2010)

Michael Cera – Moving In – True That (bandcamp, 2014)
Cataldo – In Now And Then – Gilded Oldies (bandcamp, 2014)
Juliana Hatfield – Needle In The Hay – I Saved Latin! A Tribute To Wes Anderson (American Laundromat, 2014)
Brandi Carlile – The Chain – Sweetheart 2014 (Hear Music, 2014)

The Decemberists – Down By The Water – The King Is Dead (Capitol, 2011)
R.E.M. – The One I Love (Live) – The One I Love 12” Single (I.R.S., 1987)

373 Kristin Hersh

Kristin Hersh!

Cat Power – No Sense – Moon Pix (Matador, 1998)
Jack Wilson – Spare Key – Spare Key (Fluff & Gravy, 2013)
Ryan Adams – Off Broadway – Easy Tiger (Lost Highway, 2007)

Throwing Muses – Slippershell – Purgatory / Paradise (self-released, 2013)

Kristin Hersh in-studio:
– Your Dirty Answer
– Sunray Venus
– Flooding
– Rainy Gazebo Tree

Vic Chesnutt – Sad Peter Pan – Is The Actor Happy? (New West, 1995)
Fiona Apple – Valentine – The Idler Wheel (Epic, 2012)

Sean Flinn & The Royal We – The Lost Weekend – The Lost Weekend (self, 2014)