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New S. Carey video for Alternate Version of Neverending Fountain

S. Carey has just released his Supermoon EP, which contains one new track and some new alternative takes on old one. Here is a languid piano-take on Neverending Fountain, the album…
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Real Old School Nr. 03: Johnny Greenwood and the London Contemporary Orchestra

Real Old School Classical Music Worth Curating Is it cheating if I feature one of my favorite rock musicians in this "Real Old School" series on classical music? I don't…
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New Decemberists Song/Video – Make You Better (plus, Nick Offerman!)

The last two Decemberists videos have not been my favorites. A couple great tracks, a bunch I could do without. We'll see how their new album, What a Terrible World, What…
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Live Tracks Nr. 03 – Father John Misty: Bored in the USA [Live on Letterman]

I still haven't decided if I like Josh Tillman's transformation into Father John Misty - a self-consciously constructed weird persona. I think I prefer his more folksy J. Tillman albums…
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Song du Jour Nr. 133: The Mighty Underdogs – Monster

Its Halloween, so how about a campy Monster track from hip-hop super-group The Mighty Underdogs. (Gift of Gab, Lateef the Truth Speaker, and Headnotic). From their 2008 album Droppin' Science…
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Live Tracks Nr. 02: Calexico – Para [Live ft. Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra]

This comes from Calexico's amazing live album, Spiritoso. It is one of my top 5 live albums of all time. I like how Pitchfork described it: "Featuring the Vienna Radio…
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Songs with Strings Nr. 03: Kishi Bashi – Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It!

I can't decide if I like this guy. Violinist - plays with loop pedals. Similar to Andrew Bird in that aspect, but WAY more in the (manic) pop genre than…
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Real Old School Nr. 2 – Shostakovich, Symphony Nr. 10

Real Old School Classical Music Worth Curating   A couple of weeks ago I attended my better half's Salt Lake Symphony concert where they performed Dmitri Shostakovich's 10th Symphony. A…
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Song du Jour Nr. 129: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr – If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t on the Dance Floor)

Something to get you moving as you clean the house this Saturday morning. I dare you to not start moving to this song. Also, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is one…
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Covers Nr. 017: Elliott Smith – Thirteen [Big Star cover]

This was originally on the Thumbsucker soundtrack, and later curated for the posthumous New Moon compilation. Elliott Smith covers Big Star's Thirteen The 1972 original from Big Star's #1 Record
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