The Mayan Calendar. Rumours of the Rapture. Rod Stewart’s new Christmas album. All of them have been recently featured in the news over the past few years to make us wonder whether or not the end is nigh. Well, maybe the Rod album only makes ...―
Listen to this track by Torontonian nu-new wave musical quadrangle Metric. It’s “Combat Baby” a single released at the end of 2004, and eventually featured on their second record Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? the...―
Here’s a clip of Norwegian folk-pop duo Kings of Convenience, here in their natural habitat of Bergen, Norway. It’s “Me In You”, a track that can be heard on their most recent record, Declaration of Dependence from 2009. In...―
Listen to this track by Mark Kozelek-led folk-rock-slowcore musical concern Sun Kil Moon. It’s “Lost Verses”, the opening track to the stellar 2008 album April. This record was the second to be released under the Sun Kil Moon...―
Listen to this song by avant-folk harpist, singer, and orchestrally-minded songwriter Joanna Newsom. It’s “Sawdust and Diamonds”, a track as taken from the uniformly praised 2006 record Ys (that’s pronounced Eess, kids). ...―
Listen to this track by concept-wielding orchestral-folk auteur and major Christmas music fan Sufjan Stevens. It’s “I Saw Three Ships”, an eminently seaworthy Christmas carol as it is featured on his 2006 Songs For Christmas boxset. ...―
Listen to this track by British homebody singer-songwriter and record producer Kate Bush. It’s “King Of The Mountain”, a single as taken from 2005′s critically acclaimed Aerial. This record was her first double album, and ...―
Sometimes, cover versions totally make sense, an obvious fit even before you hear them. Of course that mall-punk band will try out “Another Girl, Another Planet”. That blues group will assuredly play “Stormy Monday”. That ...―
OOOOOOO … It’s the Deleeeeeete Bin Hallow’eeeeeeeeen 10 Songs special! This is a spoooooky selection of … OK, wait. Just stop. Never mind. The whole ‘scary voice ‘ thing doesn’t work so well in print. ...―
Listen to this track by equal-parts haunted and gifted former Heat Miser member and singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. It’s “Son of Sam”, the opening song and single as taken from 2000s Figure 8, his second major-label full-length...―
Listen to this track by primo rock deconstructionist quintet from Oxford, Radiohead. It’s their 2001 single “Pyramid Song” as taken from their second release of that decade Amnesiac, a record that served as a sister album to...―
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