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)

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

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

275 evergreen and ibony

HOUR ONE:
Strangled Darlings – Snake & The Girl – Red Yellow & Blue (self, 2012)
High Highs – Horses – High Highs EP (bandcamp, 2011)
Ani DiFranco – Life Boat – Which Side Are You On? (Righteous Babe, 2012)
Devendra Banhart – Sawkill River – Cripple Crow (XL, 2005)

Elliott Smith – Needle In The Hay (Trumpet Version) – Kill Rockstars.com (KRS, 2012)
Pooka – Higher – Spinning (Trade 2, 1997)
Duncan Sheik – Life’s What You Make It – Covers 80 (Red General Catalog, 2011)
Regina Spektor – No Surprises – No Surprises Digital Single (iTunes, 2010)

Fiery Furnaces – Keep Me In The Dark – Take Me Round Again (Thrill Jockey, 2009)
John Wesley Harding – The Dark Waltz – Sings To A Small Guitar Vol I (self, 2010)
Malcolm Middleton – Week Off (live) – Long, Dark Night (Chemikal Underground, 2010)
Myshkin’s Ruby Warblers – Thousand Gallon Hat – Sigh Semaphore EP (Double Salt, 2006)

Kristin Hersh – The Key – Strings EP (Sire, 1995)
Sharon Van Etten – Peace Sign – Epic (Jagjaguar, 2010)

HOUR TWO:

Mike Coykendall – The Hippie Girl – Chasing Away The Dots (Fluff & Gravy, 2012)
Leviethan – Man Gets Jealous; Man Gets Saved – Monuments In Memory Of Nothing So Far (Emeritus, 2007)
Greggory Stockert – Monster – Pearl Of A Girl (Red Newt, 2011)
Josh Ritter – Rattling Locks – So Runs The World Away (Pytheas, 2010)

Colin Meloy – Here I Dream I Was An Architect / Dreams – Colin Meloy Sings Live (Kill Rock Stars, 2008)
Fleet Foxes – Protector – Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop, 2008)
Richard Thompson – Burning Man – Dream Attic (Shout! Factory, 2010)
Shoeshine Blue – Life And Death Of An Old Love Letter – Talk Real Slow (self, 2007)

Shook Twins – Window – Window (self, 2011)
Gin Wigmore – Oh My – KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 18 (KGSR, 2010)
The Be Good Tanyas – How I Wish My Baby Was Born – Chinatown (Nettwerk, 2003)
Mountain Man – White Heron – Made The Harbor (Partisan, 2010)

Hamell On Trial – The Vines – KGSR Broadcasts Volume 5 (KGSR, 1997)
Emperor X – A Violent Translation Of The Concordia Headscarp – Western Teleport (Bar None, 2011)

272 where is neko case?

HOUR ONE:
Kris Delmhorst – You Might Think – Cars (Signature Sounds, 2011)
Casey Dienel – Asleep At The Wheel – DECA (Hush, 2008)
Her Ghost – Only Heaven Knows – Her Ghost (self, 2012)

Tommy Tutone – 867-5309 (acoustic) – 80’s Hits Stripped (Sidewinder, 2006)
Deb Talan – Whetstones – Something Burning (self, 2000)
Kathleen Edwards – Change The Sheets – Voyageur (Zoe/Rounder, 2012)

Justin Jude – Rose City – 5 Kinds Of Rain EP (self, 2012)
Seu Jorge – Life On Mars? – The Life Aquatic: Studio Sessions (Hollywood, 2005)
Magnetic Fields – Come Back From San Francisco – 69 Love Songs (Merge, 1999)
Neko Case – The Next Time You Say Forever – Middle Cyclone (ANTI-, 2009)

Cait Olds – Hard To Say – Prison City (self, 2012)
Robin Jackson – Heroin And Honey – Dust Diaries (self, 2012)
Shook Twins – Ting Ting – Window (self, 2011)
Shoeshine Blue – Contrasting Lines – Hello Cruel World Session (KZME, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
James Taylor – Sweet Baby James – Sweet Baby James (Warner Bros., 1970)
Dan Bern – Capetown – Drifter (self, 2012)

Dan Bern session, March 2012:
– Back To Zero
– DYW
– Merle Hank Johnny
– Hoodie

Ani DiFranco – Smiling Underneath – iTunes Original Session (iTunes, 2008)
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home (live) – KGSR Volume 18 (KGSR, 2010)

Kaki King – Great Round Burn – Glow (Velour, 2012)

243 less stark, more raw(r)k

HOUR ONE:
Josh Ritter – Man Burning – Hello Starling (Signature, 2003)
Kathleen Edwards – Comedian/Chameleon – Voyageur (Zoe, 2012)

Ani DiFranco – Life Boat – Which Side Are You On? (Righteous Babe, 2012)
Thao & Mirah – Little Cup – Thao & Mirah (Kill Rock Stars, 2011)
Sarah Harmer – The Thief – Oh Little Fire (Zoe, 2010)

Florence & The Machines – Not Fade Away – Rave On Buddy Holly (Hear Music, 2011)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Upright Man – Ormolu (Cutthroat Pop, 2006)
Lotte Kestner – Fake Empire – Stolen (Saint-Loup, 2011)

Thousands – Long Black Road – The Sound Of Everything (Bella Union, 2011)
Nina Nastasia – Outlaster – Outlaster (Fat Cat, 2010)

HOUR TWO:
Steve Earle – Satellite Radio – Washington Square Serenade (New West, 2007)
A Man Called E – Hello Cruel World – A Man Called E (Polydor, 1992)

Cotton – Strange Dream – Hello Cruel World Session (KZME, 2012)
Death Songs – You Will Part – Death Songs (Post Consumer, 2011)
Maria Taylor – Matador – Overlook (Saddle Creek, 2011)
Hamell On Trial – Heat – Songs For Parents Who Enjoy Drugs (Righteous Babe, 2006)

Baby Gramps – Cape Cod Girls – Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys (ANTI, 2006)
Neil Young – Sign Of Love – Le Noise (Reprise, 2010)

Kristin Hersh – The Key – Strings EP (4AD, 1994)
Sharon Van Etten – Peace Signs – Epic (Ba Da Bing, 2010)

David Bazan – Wolves At The Door – Strange Negotiations (Barsuk, 2011)

239 year-end special ’11

HCW YEAR-END SPECIAL

Artist – Song Title – Album Title (Label Name, Year of Release)

HOUR ONE:
Bruce Cockburn – Bohemian 3-Step – Small Source Of Comfort (True North, 2011)
Holcombe Waller – Risk Of Change – Into The Dark Unknown (Napoleon, 2011)
Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles – Itching Around – Oh Man, Cover The Ground (K, 2011)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Sister Jean – World So Sweet (Cutthroat Pop, 2011)
Bill Callahan – America! – Apocalypse (Drag City, 2011)
Ezza Rose – County Line – Jacob (self, 2011)

Nate Lacey – Deadweight – Hello Cruel World in-studio (KZME, 2011)
Thousands – Big Black Road – The Sound Of Everything (Bella Union, 2011)
Jen Buxton – Saudade – Don’t Change Your Plans (Poison City, 2011)
Barry Brusseau – Thrift Store Buzz – A Night Goes Through (Gorbie International, 2011)

Haley Bonar – Candy Apple Gun – Golder (self, 2011)
Jordan White – Frank And Judy – Live From Nowhere Near You Volume 2 (Greyday, 2011)
Ali Wesley – Momentary Loss Of Optimism – The Ups (self, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
Mountain Man – How’m I Doin’ – Made The Harbor (Partisan, 2010)
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Write Me A Letter – Dirty Radio (Partisan, 2011)
Jarad Miles – He Once Was A Friend Of Mine – Rocketship (Speck, 2011)

The Decemberists – Rox In The Box – The King Is Dead (Capitol, 2011)
Fernando – Selos – True Instigator (Domingo, 2011)
Alina Hardin – Backwaters – Hello Cruel World in-studio (KZME, 2011)

St. Even – Blinding Love – Spirit Animal (Dustbin, 2011)
Nick Jaina (with Myshkin) – Ortolan – The Beanstalks That Have Brought Us Here Are Gone (self, 2011)
Jake Kelly – Death Oh Death – Greenwood Compilation (Materials To Outlet, 2011)
Clem Snide – Wheel In The Sky – Clem Snide’s Journey (self, 2011)

Dolorean – Unfazed – The Unfazed (Partisan, 2011)
Shoeshine Blue with Ezza Rose – Contrasting Lines – Hello Cruel World in-studio (KZME, 2011)
Greggory Stockert – Missionary Man – Pearl Of A Girl (Red Newt, 2011)

Pancake Breakfast – Portlandtown U.S.A. – Portlandtown U.S.A. Digital Single (self, 2012)

I had 2 more tracks to play, but ran out of time! They are: Loch Lomond’s “Blue Lead Fences” and Strangled Darling’s “Tears Of Akhmatova” (off their cd The Devil In Outer Space)

236 vow of silence (marvel vs. dc)

HOUR ONE:
M. Ward – Rave On – Hold Time (Merge, 2009)
The River Has Many Voices – For Emily – Barton Creek (self, 2011)
Dave Depper – Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey – The Ram Project (Jackpot, 2011)

Damien Jurado – Nothing Is The News – from the forthcoming album “Maraqopa” (Secretly Canadian, 2012)
Magnolia Electric Co. – Little Sad Eyes – Josephine (Secretly Canadian, 2009)
Fleet Foxes – The Plains / Bitter Damage – Helplessness Blues (Sub Pop, 2011)
John Vanderslice – Exodus Damage – Pixel Revolt (Barsuk, 2005)

Bowerbirds – In Our Talons – Hymns For A Dark Horse (Dead Oceans, 2007)
Alela Diane – Long Way Down (demo) – Alela Diane & Wild Divine bonus disc (Rough Trade, 2011)
Joanna Newsom – Autumn – Have One On Me (Drag City, 2010)
Nina Nastasia & Jim White – What She Doesn’t Know – What She Doesn’t Know 7″ Single (Fatcat, 2008)

Laura Veirs – Jack Can I Ride – Tumble Bee (Raven Marching Band, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
Dan Bern – Vow Of Silence – Macaroni Cola (self, 2007)

Elliott Smith – Waltz #2 (XO) – XO (Dreamworks, 1998)
Jen Buxton – 17/11/04 – Don’t Change Your Plans (Poison City, 2011)
Mountain Goats w/ Kaki King – Mosquito Repellent – Black Pear Tree EP (Cadmean Dawn, 2008)
Ali Wesley – Walking Underground – The Ups (self, 2011)

Bon Iver – Perth – Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar, 2011)
The Album Leaf – There Is A Wind (Acoustic Version) – There Is A Wind EP (Sub Pop, 2010)
Richmond Fontaine – Inventory – The High Country (El Cortez, 2011)
Ann Scott – Return To Die – Flo (self, 2010)
Ani DiFranco – Tamburitza Lingua – Revelling/Reckoning (Righteous Babe, 2001)
Mike James – Sanctuary – Waiting For The Shell (Materials To Outlet, 2009)

Edith Frost – Emergency – It’s A Game (Drag City, 2005)
Laurel Brauns – Anywhere – House Of Snow (self, 2011)

234 message in a bottle

HOUR ONE:
Loudon Wainwright III – Times Is Tough – 10 Songs For The New Depression (Proper, 2010)
Laura Marling – The Beast – A Creature I Don’t Know (Virgin, 2011)
Jay Farrar – Heart On The Ground II – Terroir Blues (Artemis, 2003)

John Wesley Harding – Sing Your Own Song – The Sound Of His Own Voice (Yep Roc, 2011)
Duover – Raining Love – Duover (self, 2010)
Feist – The Bad In Each Other – Metals (Cherrytree / Interscope, 2011)
Arborea – Song For Obol – Red Planet (Strange Attractors Audio House, 2011)

Colin Meloy – Here I Dream I Was An Architect / Dreams – Colin Meloy Sings Live (Kill Rock Stars, 2008)
Fleet Foxes – Protector – Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop, 2008)
Richard Thompson – Burning Man – Dream Attic (Shout! Factory, 2010)
Shoeshine Blue – Life And Death Of An Old Love Letter – Talk Real Slow (self, 2007)

The Be Good Tanyas – How I Wish My Baby Was Born – Chinatown (Nettwerk, 2003)
Mountain Man – White Heron – Made The Harbor (Partisan, 2010)

HOUR TWO:
Mike Doughty – Na Na Nothing – Yes And Also Yes (Snackbar, 2011)

Sarah Harmer – Basement Apt. – You Were Here (Zoe, 2000)
Daniel Johnston – Grievances – Live From Nowhere Near You Volume Two (Greyday, 2011)
Damien Jurado – You For Awhile – Our Turn To Shine EP (Secretly Canadian, 2010)
Rachel Harrington – Where Are You – Celilo Falls (SkinnyDennis, 2010)

Cass McCombs – The Same Thing – Humor Risk (Domino, 2011)
Barry Brusseau – Night Moves (Bob Seger) – A Cheap Charming Sound EP (Gorbie International, 2011)
Pancake Breakfast – It’s A Cruel And Beautiful World – The 3 EP Collection (Noise Nest, 2011)
Pooka – The Rocking Chair – Monday Mourning EP (Telescopic, 1999)

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Against The Law – Dirty Radio (Partisan, 2011)
Amy Bleu – Turpentine – Geek Love (Bad Girls Records, 2009)
Lucinda Williams – Seeing Black (demo) – Blessed (Lost Highway, 2011)
Vic Chesnutt – In Amongst The Millions – Left To His Own Devices (Spin Art, 2001)

Rickie Lee Jones – Road To Emmaus – The Sermon On Exposition Boulevard (New West, 2007)

231 the sir elvis deities

HOUR ONE:
Kaki King – Ingots – Legs To Make Us Longer (Sony, 2003)
Chris Whitley – Her Furious Angels – War Crime Blues (Messenger, 2004)
Joanna Newsom – Colleen – Joanna Newsom & The Ys Street Band EP (Drag City, 2007)
Elvis Costello – One Bell Ringing – National Ransom (HearMusic, 2010)

Johnny Cash – Rowboat – Unchained (American, 1996)
M. Ward – To Go Home – Post-War (Merge, 2006)
Florence & The Machine – Not Fade Away – Rave On Buddy Holly (HearMusic, 2011)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Upright Man – Ormolu (Cutthroat Pop, 2006)
The Mountain Goats – High Hawk Season – All Eternals Deck (Merge, 2011)
Anais Mitchell – Why We Build The Wall – Hadestown (Righteous Babe, 2010)

Dan Bern – One Dance – Fifty Eggs (Sony, 1998)
Low – Witches – C’mon Acoustic (Sub Pop, 2011)
Robyn Hitchcock – Television – Spooked (Yep Roc, 2004)

HOUR TWO:
Gillian Welch – The Way It Will Be – The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony, 2011)
Hamell On Trial – The Vines – KGSR Broadcasts Volume 5 (KGSR, 1997)
Emperor X – A Violent Translation Of The Concordia Headscarp – Western Teleport (Bar None, 2011)
Alameda – Silver Hands – Seasons/Spectres (False Migration, 2011)
Jamie Barnes – Paper Crane – The Paper Crane EP (self, 2006)
Clem Snide – Wheel In The Sky – Clem Snide’s Journey (self, 2011)
Martha Wainwright – TV Show – Martha Wainwright (Zoe, 2005)

Willie Nelson – The Scientist – The Scientist Digital Single (self, 2011)
Weinland – Sunken Eyes – Breaks In The Sun (Badman, 2009)
Sun Kil Moon – Half Moon Bay – Admiral Fell Promises (Caldo Verde, 2010)
Bright Eyes – A Spindle, A Darkness, A Fever, and A Necklace – Fevers And Mirrors (Saddle Creek, 2000)

Marisa Anderson – Drop Down – The Golden Hour (self, 2011)
Laura Veirs – Nightingale – Saltbreakers (Nonesuch, 2007)

Dave Depper – Ram On – The Ram Project (Jackpot, 2011)

224 “quiet songs”

HOUR ONE:
Alan Singley – Sauvie Island – PDX Pop Now! 2011 (self, 2011)
Thao & Mirah – Hallelujah – Thao & Mirah (Kill Rock Stars, 2011)

Michelle Shocked – One Piece At A Time – Til Things Are Brighter: A Tribute To Johnny Cash (Red Rhino, 1988)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Sister Jean – World So Sweet (Cutthroat Pop, 2011)
Suzanne Vega – Rock In This Pocket (Song Of David) – Close-Up, Vol 2: People And Places (self, 2010)

Erin McKeown – Queen Of Quiet – Distillation (Signature Sounds, 2000)
Jill Sobule & John Doe – Never My Love – A Day At The Pass (Pinko, 2011)
Neko Case – People Got A Lotta Nerve – Middle Cyclone (ANTI-, 2009)
Pancake Breakfast – Hoot Hot Damn! I Got A Job Of Work – Pancake Breakfast (self, 2010)

Dan Bern – Rolling Away – 50 Eggs (Sony, 1998)
Dolorean – Thinskinned – The Unfazed (Partisan, 2011)
Shoeshine Blue – Wooden Room – Howl At The Wooden Moon (self, 2009)
Kathleen Edwards – I Make The Dough, You Get The Glory – Asking For Flowers (Zoe, 2008)

HOUR TWO:
Peter Blegvad – Daughter – Just Woke Up (East Side Digital, 1995)
Robyn Hitchcock – Beautiful Queen – Moss Elixir (Warner Bros, 1995)
Libby Kirkpatrick – Circus – Goodnight Venus (Heart, 2003)
Strangled Darlings – Wondermaker – The Devil In Outer Space: An Operetta (Mudfarm, 2011)
Laurel Brauns – Periphery – Periphery (Red Trail, 2003)
Jim White – Still Waters – Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Warner Bros, 1997)

Rose Polenzani & Sharon Lewis – Ellen West – Hot Hands: A Tribute To Throwing Muses & Kristin Hersh (Kuma-Chan, 2003)
Barry Brusseau – Night Moves (Bob Seger cover) – A Cheap Charming Sound EP (Gorbie International, 2011)
Wilco with Fleet Foxes – I Shall Be Released (live) – free download from wilcoworld.net (Wilco, 2008)
Super XX Man – Peter & Paul – Volume XIII: White Bed (Super XX Man, 2010)
Richard Thompson – The Money Shuffle – Dream Attic (Shout! Factory, 2010)
Blitzen Trapper – Black River Killer – Furr (Sub Pop, 2008)

Stew – North Bronx French Marie – The Naked Dutch Painter (Image, 2002)

223 “for the internet”

HOUR ONE:
Momus – Smooth Folk Singer – Folktronic (Le Grande Magistery, 2001)
Erin McKeown – Queen Of Quiet – Distillation (Signature Sounds, 2000)
Elvis Perkins In Dearland – Shampoo – Elvis Perkins In Dearland (XL, 2009)
Alexa Wiley – Got This Mister – Eating That Way (Red Newt, 2008)

The Ditty Bops – Angel With An Attitude – Moon Over The Freeway (Warner Bros, 2006)
Casey Neill – Chainlink Fence – Brooklyn Bridge (In Music We Trust, 2007)
Lori McKenna – The Needle & The Damage Done – Cinnamon Girl: Women Artists Cover Neil Young (American Laundromat, 2008)
Kristin Hersh – Panic Pure – Sweet Relief II: Gravity of the Situation – The Songs of Vic Chesnutt (Sony, 1996)
Rachel Ries – Summer Came, A Warning – For You Only (Waterbug, 2005)

Jill Sobule – Survivor (Destiny’s Child cover) – The Folk Years 2003–2003 (self, 2003)
Super XX Man – Generosity – Volume V (Post-Parlo, 2002)
Peter Mulvey – The Ocean – Ten Thousand Mornings (Signature Sounds, 2002)
Libby Kirkpatrick – White Eye-lashed Girl – Winged (Heart, 2002)
Laura Veirs – July Flame – July Flame (Raven Marching Band, 2010)
Little Wings – Gold Teeth – Black Grass (Rad, 2011)

HOUR TWO:
David Piper – Musta Gone Wrong – All My Angels Past (Trough, 2002)
Sea Of Bees – Wizbot – Songs For The Ravens (Crossbill, 2010)
Cat Power – Good Woman – You Are Free (Matador, 2003)
Duncan Sheik – Stay (The Blue Nile cover) – Covers 80 (Red General Catalog, 2011)

Brownie McGhee – Twelve Gates To The City – Rediscovered Blues (Capitol)
Robyn Hitchcock – Copper Kettle – Sex, Food, Death & Tarantulas EP (Yep Roc, 2007)
Mirah – Nobody Has To Stay – C’mon Miracle (K, 2004)
Elliott Smith – Angeles – Either/Or (Kill Rock Stars, 1997)
Chris Thomas King – Hard Time Killing Floor – O Brother, Where Art Thou Soundtrack (Lost Highway, 2000)

Frazey Ford – Firecracker – Obadiah (Nettwerk, 2010)
Peter Blegvad – Daughter – Just Woke Up (East Side Digital, 1995)
Mary Lou Lord – His Indie World – Mary Lou Lord (Kill Rock Stars, 1995)
Eef Barzelay – Shaker Star – Black Tin Rocket (Songs Of The Transmissionary Six) (self, 2011)
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – I Swear – Dirty Radio (Partisan, 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.

show 187 – all graduated

Mountain Goats – Dance Music – The Sunset Tree (4AD)
Be Good Tanyas – Reuben – Chinatown (Nettwerk)
Martha Wainwright – When The Day Is Short – Martha Wainwright (Zoe)
Loudon Wainwright III – Here Come The Choppers – Here Come The Choppers (Sovereign)

John Hiatt – Graduated – Little Head (Capitol)
Ani DiFranco – Knuckle Down – Knuckle Down (Righteous Babe)
Brownie McGhee – Twelve Gates To The City – Undiscovered Blues
Erin McKeown – To The Stars (acoustic) – www.erinmckeown.com
Ron Sexsmith – Average Joe – Other Songs (Interscope)

Elvis Costello – God’s Comic – Spike (Rhino)
Laura Cantrell – Letters – Humming By The Flowered Vine (Matador)
Laura Veirs – Ether Sings – Carbon Glacier (Nonesuch)

Pat McDonald – Master And Servant –