359 Montclaire

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Grouper – Made Of Metal – Ruins (self, 2014)
Grouper – Clearing – Ruins (self, 2014)
Anne-Marie Sanderson – Silent Night – Silent Night digital single (bandcamp, 2014)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Robin – Falimy (bandcamp, 2014)

Montclaire – The Shift – In The Light Of Morning EP (bandcamp, 2012)

Montclaire in-studio:
– Cowards
– I Want It All
– The Shift

Kris Delmhorst – 92nd Street – Blood Test (Signature Sounds, 2014)
Urban Wildlife – Meteors – Strangers (self, 2014)

Eef Barzelay – Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head – Fan Chosen Covers 3 (bandcamp, 2014)

358 best of 2014: albums

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Bill Callahan – Expanding Dub – Have Fun With God (Drag City, 2014)
Marissa Nadler – Anyone Else – July (Sacred Bones, 2014)
Ed Kuepper – Brisbane (Security City) – Return Of The Mail-Order Bridegroom (Valve, 2014)

Anna Tivel – Map Of The Stars – Before Machines (Fluff & Gravy, 2014)
Robyn Hitchcock – San Francisco Patrol – The Man Upstairs (Yep Roc, 2014)
Mirah – Gold Rush – Changing Light (Absolute Magnitude, 2014)
Sun Kil Moon – Jim Wise – Benji (Caldo Verde, 2014)

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)
Run On Sentence – Run To You – Feelings (HUSH, 2014)

Duover – Saturdays – Duover 2 (bandcamp, 2014)

357 best of 2014: songs

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Death Vessel – Ejecta – Island Intervals (Sub Pop, 2014)
Mimicking Birds – Water Under Burned Bridges – Eons (Glacial Pace, 2014)
Richard Thompson – I Misunderstood – Acoustic Classics (Beeswing, Inc, 2014)

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)

Damien Jurado – Silver Timothy – Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Sun (Secretly Canadian, 2014)
Peter Matthew Bauer – Philadelphia Raga – Liberation! (Mexican Summer, 2014)
Kaki King – Old Crow and the Miner’s Daughter – Everybody Glows: B-Sides & Rarities (bandcamp, 2014)
Conor Oberst – Zigzagging Toward The Light – Upside Down Mountain (Nonesuch, 2014)

Benjamin Verdoes – Unknown Fears – The Evil Eye (bandcamp, 2014)
W.C. Beck – Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes – Deer Lodge: A Tribute To George Jones (Deer Lodge, 2014)

356 Alina Hardin

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Neil Young – Girl From The North Country – A Letter Home (Third Man, 2014)
Robyn Hitchcock – I Often Dream Of Trains – I Often Dream Of Trains (Glass Fish, 1984)
Richmond Fontaine – Inventory – The High Country (El Cortez, 2011)
Malcolm Middleton – Bird-watcher (demo) – Devil and The Angel (5:14 Original Recording) (Chemikal Underground, 2013)

Alina Hardin – Highway – Edens (self, 2012)

Alina Hardin in-studio:
– Stir And Shake
– Let It Down
– To Midnight

Joan Baez – Silver Dagger – Joan Baez (Vanguard, 1960)
Little Wings – I Grow Too – Black Grass (Rad, 2011)
Diane Cluck – All I Bring You Is Love – Ova Nil (Important, 2005)

Iron And Wine – Low Light Buddy Of Mine – Ghost On Ghost (4AD, 2013)

355 Mirel Wagner

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Amanda Palmer – Idioteque – Amanda Palmer Performs The Popular Hits Of Radiohead On Her Magical Ukelele (self, 2010)
Alela Diane w/ Alina Hardin – Matty Groves – Alela & Alina EP (Rough Trade, 2009)
Bowerbirds – In Our Talons – Hymns For A Dark Horse (English, 2007)
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home (live) – KGSR Broadcasts Volume 18 (KGSR, 2010)
Josh Ritter – You’ve Got The Moon – The Golden Age Of Radio 2010 Reissue (Signature Sounds, 2001)

Mirel Wagner – Oak Tree – When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day (Sub Pop, 2014)

Mirel Wagner in-studio:
– 1, 2, 3, 4
– What Love Looks Like
– The Dirt

Elliott Smith – Oh Well Okay – XO (Dreamworks, 1998)
Shook Twins – This Town – You Can Have The Rest (self, 2007)

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show mentioned:
12/5 Shook Twins @ Mississippi Studios

354 Emily Logan of Urban Wildlife

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street – Push The Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd, 2013)
Tara Jane O’Neil & Nikaido Kazumi – Kaheeloud – Tara Jane O’Neil & Nikaido Kazumi (K, 2011)
Fleet Foxes – The Plains / Bitter Dancer – Helplessness Blues (Sub Pop, 2011)

Urban Wildlife – Meteors – Strangers (self, 2014)

Emily Logan in-studio:
– Real Boy
– The Road
– Never Spring

Laura Veirs – American – Warp and Weft (Raven Marching Band, 2013)
Power Hour – Shiver – Long Play (bandcamp, 2011)

353 kaki king block

Sufjan Stevens – The Avalanche – The Avalanche (Asthmatic Kitty, 2006)
Robyn Hitchcock – High On Yourself – Shadow Cat (Sartorial, 2008)
Bibio – Dye The Water Green – The Green EP (Warp, 2014)

Kaki King – Life Being What It Is – Dreaming Of Revenge (Velour, 2008)
Kaki King – Falling Day – Junior (Velour, 2010)
Kaki King – Streetlight In The Egg – Glow (Velour, 2012)
Kaki King – Lovestoned – Everybody Glows: B-Sides & Rarities (self, 2014)

David Bazan + Passenger Quartet – Bands With Managers – Volume 1 (self, 2014)
Mirah – I Am The Garden – Changing Light (K, 2014)

Josh Ritter – The Temptation Of Adam – The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter (V2, 2007)
The Lowest Pair – Do You Leave The Light On? – 36 cents (self, 2014)

Sallie Ford – Intro – Slap Back (Vanguard, 2014)

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shows mentioned:
11/9 – 11/15 The Lowest Pair residency @ Al’s Den
11/12 Mirah @ Doug Fir Lounge
11/20 David Bazan + Passenger Quartet @ Aladdin Theater

352 bob and simon fill-in

Neil Diamond – Crunchy Granola Suite – Stones (MCA)
Paul and Linda McCartney – Eat At Home – Ram (Hear Music)
Gene Pitney – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – The Platinum Collection (EMI)
Suzy Bogguss – Let’s Chase Each Other Around The Room – Lucky (Loyal Dutchess)
Neil Diamond – I’m A Believer – The Bang Years 1966-1968 (Columbia/Legacy)
XTC – Season Cycle – Skylarking (Ape House)
Jellyfish – Now She Knows She’s Wrong – Bellybutton (Charisma)
Jimi Goodwin – Didsbury Girl – Odludek (PIAS America/Heavenly)
Ivy – Feel So Free – In The Clear (Nettwerk)
G.W. McLennan – Dream About Tomorrow – Watershed (Beggars Banquet/RCA)
The Room 20 First Grade Singers – Barnyard Dance – Penguin (self)
Mia Doi Todd – Segredos Vegetais – Floresta (City Zen)
Jellyfish – That Is Why – Bellybutton (Charisma)

351 Catherine Feeny, Chris Pureka, and Samantha Kushnick

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Leonard Cohen – Almost Like The Blues – Popular Problems (Columbia, 2014)
Loudon Wainwright III – Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet) – Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet) (429 Records, 2014)
Richard Thompson – I Misunderstood – Acoustic Classics (Beeswing, Inc., 2014)

Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis – I Don’t Know If I Am – Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis (self, 2014)

Samantha Kushnick, Chris Pureka, and Catherine Feeny in-studio:
– Prayer In Open A (Samantha)
– Landlocked (Chris)
– The Light (Catherine)

David Bazan & Passenger String Quartet – How I Remember – Volume 1 (self, 2014)
Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet – I Almost Had A Weakness – The Juliet Letters (Warner Bros, 1993)

Waxahatchee – Catfish – American Weekend (Don Giovanni, 2012)
Jim White – Buzzards Of Love – Drill A Hole Through That Substrate And Tell Me What You See (Luaka Bop, 2004)

350 Lindsay Clark

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Tigerface – Leaving (For A While) – PDX Pop Now 2014 (self, 2014)
EMA – The Grey Ship – Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions, 2011)
Basia Bulat – Tall Tall Shadow – Tall Tall Shadow (Secret City, 2013)

Lindsay Clark – The Rainbow Sign – Begin (self, 2014)

Lindsay Clark in-studio:
– Motherland
– Remedy
– Light Years

Elliott Smith – Angeles (Alternate Version) – Alternate Versions From Either/Or (Kill Rock Stars, 2012)
Fernando – The Dogs – The Dogs 7” Single (self, 2014)

Devendra Banhart – Golden Girls – Mala (Nonesuch, 2013)

349 a slew of locals

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Gregory and the Hawk – Oats We Sow – Moenie & Kitchi (Fatcat, 2008)
Catherine Feeny – Police State – America (self, 2012)
Dave Depper – Ram On (Reprise) – The Ram Project (Jackpot, 2011)

Super XX Man – Medication – Volume XII: There’ll Be Diamonds (Tender Loving Empire, 2008)
Dan Bern – Navajo Rug – Wilderness Songs (DBHQ, 2012)
Cate LeBon – What Is Worse – Cyrk II EP (The Control Group, 2012)
Anne-Marie Sanderson – Follow You – Eloquence EP (self, 2013)

Angus & Julia Stone – A Heartbreak – Angus & Julia Stone (EMI, 2014)
Mike Doughty – Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In The Future (self, 2014)
Sufjan Stevens – I Walked – The Age of Adz (Asthmatic Kitty, 2010)
Sam Amidon – Pat Do This, Pat Do That – Lily-O (Nonesuch, 2014)

Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener – The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas (Milk, 2013)
Nina Nastasia – What She Doesn’t Know – What She Doesn’t Know 7″ Single (Fatcat, 2008)

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Shows mentioned:
10/11 Angus & Julia Stone @ Aladdin Theater
10/19 Catherine Feeny @ The Old Church as part of Chamber Folk
11/1 Courtney Barnett @ The Wonder Ballroom
11/24, 25, & 26 Anne-Marie Sanderson @ Adrift Hotel in Long Beach, WA

348 Drunken Prayer

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Bertrand Belin – La Chaleur – Hypernuit (Wagram, 2010)
St. Even – Until Now Forever – St. Even (Party Damage, 2013)
Amy Annelle – More Than You Know – The Cimarron Banks (High Plains Sigh, 2010)

Drunken Prayer – Evangeline – Evangeline 7” single (Deer Lodge, 2014)

Drunken Prayer in-studio:
– Satin Sheets (Willis Alan Ramsey)
– On Mobile Bay (Neil Moret and Earl C. Jones)
– Love Looks Like A Master

Trio – Sabine Sabine Sabine – Trio (Mercury, 1981)
Dan Bern – The Fifth Beatle – Live In Los Angeles (self, 2011)

Sinead O’Connor – 8 Good Reasons – I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss (Nettwerk, 2014)
Billy Bragg – Nicaragua Nicaraguita – The Internationale (Cooking Vinyl, 1990)

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shows mentioned:
10/2 Dan Bern at The Old Church

347 Matt Keating

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(this was my first show on XRAY.FM !)

Soko – Love No – Teenagers 7″ Single (Merok, 2009)
The Decemberists – Shiny – 5 Songs EP (HUSH, 2002)
M. Ward – Vincent O’Brien – The Transfiguration Of Vincent (Merge, 2003)

Matt Keating – Maybe He’ll Meet You – Wrong Way Home (Sojourn, 2012)

Matt Keating in-studio:
– When They’ve Thrown You Away
– Nothing To Figure Out
– Beautiful

Mark Kozelek and Jimmy Lavalle – Caroline – Perils From The Sea (Caldo Verde, 2013)
Ron Sexsmith – Sleeping With The Angel – Ron Sexsmith (Interscope, 1995)
Eef Barzelay – Untitled (live) – Hello Cruel World session (KZME, 2014)