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:

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)

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)

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