I have been spending time travelling recently, back and forth between Tāmaki Makaurau and Kirikiriroa. There is a new motorway that makes the trip pleasant as long as you avoid traffic. Here is a mix inspired by all that time on the road.
PS the video is of a different road.
Nuggets 288 – troubadours 11
Here’s a mix of darker songs with chinks of light. Fittingly the late Mr Cohen is on the cover.
Big fan of
David Berman. Like Leonard Cohen he is a poet first and a reluctant performer.
The Harder They Come (Good Danny’s)
Jimmy Cliff Good Danny’s 7/30/2012
Part-Monster Piano Magic Part Monster
Can’t find good vid of this song so here’s another off the same album. It would be grand if he came to NZ.
Tangerine (Daytrotter Studio)
First Aid Kit Daytrotter Studio 8/9/2010
Kyle Field‘s voice.
Anything by Jessica Lea Mayfield is worth a listen and this is a great collaboration.
Not One Bit Ashamed
King Creosote KC Rules OK
KC Rules OK from 2006 is a fav album.
Damien Jurado Maraqopa – Red 7″
Wrong video, but this will give you the vibe.
his Bandcamp page.
A Postcard To Nina
Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala
A funny story by Mr Lekman.
J Mascis Several Shades Of Why
What presence. You will need to buy the Party CD, but her first album is online and can be purchased for just $9 here:
Seven Years Of Letters
The Twilight Sad Acoustic EP
Making being miserable fun again. All their music (apart from this album) is on their
Trisha Please Come Home
Advance Base Nephew in the Wild
He will always be
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone to me.
In The Dark Places
PJ Harvey Let England Shake
Still haven’t managed to catch Mr
Darnielle and friends live. One day.