Monthly Archives: June 2011

222 Lewi Longmire

HOUR ONE:
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Shame – Dirty Radio (Partisan, 2011)
Fernando – Word From The Inside – True Instigator (Domingo, 2011)
Neko Case – In California – Live From Austin, Texas (New West, 2006)
Alan Kanning – Trucker’s Song (Rough Mix) – from an upcoming release (self, 2011)
The Weepies – Empty Your Hands – Be My Thrill (Nettwerk, 2010)
Little Wings – Gold Teeth – Black Grass (Rad, 2011)

Lewi Longmire live in-studio:
– Vanport 1948
– This Time
– Untitled

Lewi Longmire – Kept A Picture – Tales Of The Left Coast Roasters (self, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
Ron Sexsmith – This Is Where I Belong – This Is Where I Belong: Songs Of Ray Davies & The Kinks (Rykodisc, 2006)
Neil Young – Old Man – Harvest (Reprise, 1972)
Simon Knighton – Untitled – Leave My Bones (Kazimier Records, 2011)
Elliott Smith – Southern Belle – Elliott Smith (Kill Rock Stars, 1995)

Stew – North Bronx French Marie – The Naked Dutch Painter (Image, 2002)
Grant-Lee Phillips – City Of Refuge (Nick Cave cover) – Nineteeneighties (Zoe, 2006)
Ryan Adams & The Cardinals – Magnolia Mountain – Cold Roses (Lost Highway, 2005)

Bruce Springsteen – Long Time Comin’ – Devils & Dust (Columbia, 2005)
Sam Amidon – How Come That Blood – I See The Sign (Bedroom Community, 2010)
Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here – I’m New Here (XL, 2010)
St. Even – Simple Twist Of Fate (Bob Dylan cover) – Buckets Of Rain (Willamette Week, 2011)

Carley Baer – Paris – You Can’t Control The Weather (self, 2010)
Carolina Chocolate Drops – Snowden’s Jig – Genuine Negro Jig (Nonesuch, 2010)

221 Midyear Recap

I was joined on this show by my friend Michael Keefe. Michael and I meet up in December of every year on my late-night KBOO show to look back and discuss our favorite albums & songs. We decided to meet up on Hello Cruel World 2.0 this week to play some of our favorite folk and songwritery songs so far from 2011.

Here’s what we played:

HOUR ONE:
Dolorean – The Unfazed – The Unfazed (Partisan, 2011)
Sarah Jarosz – Annabelle Lee – Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill, 2011)

Bruce Cockburn – Five Fifty-One – Small Source Of Comfort (True North, 2011)
Daniel Romano – Time Forgot (To Change My Heart) – Sleep Beneath The Willow (You’ve Changed, 2011)
Ezza Rose – County Line – Jacob (self, 2011)

Steve Earle – The Gulf Of Mexico – I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive (New West, 2011)
Jarad Miles – He Once Was A Friend Of Mine – Rocketship (Speck, 2011)
Ivan & Aloysha – Glorify – Fathers Be Kind EP (Missing Piece, 2011)
Bony King Of Nowhere – Sleeping Miners – Eleonore (Pias, 2011)
Hayes Carll – Another Like You – KMAG YOYO (Lost Highway, 2011)

Loch Lomond – Blue Lead Fences – Little Me Will Start A Storm (Tender Loving Empire, 2011)
Tristen – Baby Drugs – Charlatans At The Garden Gate (American Myth, 2011)
Kurt Vile – Peeping Tomboy – Smoke Ring For My Halo (Matador, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
Mike Seeger & Peggy Seeger – Where Have You Been, My Good ‘Ole Man? – Fly Down Little Bird (Appleseed, 2011)
Eef Barzelay – Shaker Star – Black Tin Rocket (Songs Of The Transmissionary Six) (self, 2011)

Rory Block – Mississippi Man – Shake ‘Em On Down: A Tribute To Mississippi Fred McDowell (Stony Plain, 2011)
The Decemberists – Rise To Me – The King Is Dead (Capitol, 2011)
Kyp Harness – Passenger – Resurrection Gold (self, 2011)
Barry Brusseau – Thrift Store Buzz – A Night Goes Through (Gorbie International, 2011)

The Gibson Brothers – One Car Funeral – Help My Brother (Compass, 2011)
Strangled Darlings – Tears Of Akhmatova – The Devil In Outer Space (Mudfarm, 2011)
Bill Callahan – Drover – Apocalypse (Drag City, 2011)
Damien Jurado – Kansas City – Live At Landlocked (Secretly Canadian, 2011)
Carrie Elkin – Guilty Hands – Call It My Garden (Red House, 2011)

Ezra Holbrook – Another Light Off In The Distance – Save Yourself (self, 2011)

220 PDX Pop Now: Songwriter Edition

HOUR ONE:
Andy Combs & The Moth – Let’s Ride – PDX Pop Now! 2008
Blitzen Trapper – Crushing The Wheat – PDX Pop Now! 2008
Sean Flinn & The Royal We – Patient Heart – PDX Pop Now! 2010
Shaky Hands – Soul – PDX Pop Now! 2007

M. Ward – Vincent O’Brien – PDX Pop Now! 2004
Langhorne Slim – Past Lives (live) – PDX Pop Now! 2011
Colin Meloy – Barbara Allen – PDX Pop Now! 2006
Talkdemonic – Mountaintops In Caves – PDX Pop Now! 2005
Tara Jane O’Neill – Dig In – PDX Pop Now! 2009

Laura Gibson – Hands In Pockets – PDX Pop Now! 2006
Leviethan – This Town, That Town – PDX Pop Now! 2006
Mirah – While We Have The Sun (4-Track Demo) – PDX Pop Now! 2005
Mirah – Generosity – PDX Pop Now! 2009
Mike Coykendall – Flatlands – PDX Pop Now! 2010

Nick Jaina – Sleep Child – PDX Pop Now! 2010
Dolorean – To Destruction – PDX Pop Now! 2005

HOUR TWO:
Alan Singley – Sauvie Island – PDX Pop Now! 2011
Kelli Schaefer – City Morgue – PDX Pop Now! 2010
Drew Grow – King On Your Throne – PDX Pop Now! 2011
Corrina Repp – Lost At Sea – PDX Pop Now! 2004
Kristin Hersh – Blackstone – PDX Pop Now! 2007

Alela Diane – Up North – PDX Pop Now! 2007
Laura Gibson – Come By Storm – PDX Pop Now! 2007
Blue Giant – Target Heart – PDX Pop Now! 2010
Jarad Miles – Lazy Old Sun – PDX Pop Now! 2011
Kelli Schaefer – Lasso The Moon – PDX Pop Now! 2008

Run On Sentence – Carrie Pt. II – PDX Pop Now! 2008
Jarad Mees and the Grown Children – The Tallest Building In Hell – PDX Pop Now! 2009

Eric John Kaiser – L’Odyssee – PDX Pop Now! 2007

Notes: No Laura Veirs? I know! Don’t know how I did it, but I totally forgot! Her track on last year’s comp is one of the best.

I’ve been having a hard time tracking down a cd version of this latest PDX Pop Now compilation, but I hear that the Tender Loving Empire store has them.

summer calendar

Quoth Alice Cooper: “School’s out for summer!” Hope you have a great one!

Here’s what Hello Cruel World is cookin’ up for the summer of 2011:

June 11th – PDX Pop Now Special
June 18th – Mid-Year review (with special guest Michael Keefe)
June 25th – Lewi Longmire
July 2nd – Carley Baer
July 9th – Quiet Life
July 16th – out of town
July 23rd – Rachel Taylor Brown
July 30th – Adrienne of Autopilot Is For Lovers

219 Mike Midlo, Josh Malm

Mike Midlo is frontman of Pancake Breakfast
Josh Malm is frontman of Redwood Son

HOUR ONE:
The Be Good Tanyas – The Little Bird – Blue Horse (Nettwerk, 2000)

Mike Midlo live in-studio:
– Little Bird
– Piece Of Pie
– Trouble
– Portlandtown U.S.A.

Pancake Breakfast – Pea Green Boat – Pancake Breakfast (self, 2010)

Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy – What’s Wrong With This Picture? (Arista, 1976)
Alan Singley – Sauvie Island – PDX Pop Now! 2011 compilation (self, 2011)
Sarah Harmer – Basement Apt. – You Were Here (Zoe, 2001)
Mountain Goats – High Hawk Season – All Eternals Deck (Merge, 2011)
Lemonheads – Ride With Me (Acoustic Version) – The Best Of The Lemonheads: The Atlantic Years (Atlantic, 1998)

HOUR TWO:
Ezza Rose – County Line – Jacob (self, 2011)
Alela Diane & Wild Divine – Of Many Colors – Alela Diane & Wild Divine (Rough Trade, 2011)
Redwood Son – We Must Change – The Lion’s Inside (self, 2011)

Josh Malm live in-studio:
– New Beautiful Day
– Taken For Granted
– Long Fall
– Just Never Know

Casey Neill & The Norway Rats – All Summer’s Glory – Goodbye To The Rank And File (In Music We Trust, 2010)