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  • Paul 4:35 PM on November 18, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Bettye Swann, , First Aid Kit, I Blåme Coco, I Break Horses, , Juliana Hatfield, Richard Anthony, Rose Melberg, , Shonen Knife, Sonya Spence, Spiritualized, , , , , , The Gun Club, , The Zutons, , Wanda Jackson   

    Nuggets 316 – Covers IX 

    Wanda Jackson

    Reasons to love a cover;

    • It is a fresh version of a song that you already like;
    • It is a song by one of your favourite artists covering a song that you haven’t heard before.

    Another mix of covers follows. You will notice a change in the music player. Problems, problems… Click away and you will figure out what to do.

    I am particularly fond of the Juliana Hatfield cover of the Olivier Newton John song. She has turned it into a real banger.

    The Bennie & The Jets cover is also fab.

    Looking forward to seeing Teenage Fanclub when they play next year.

     
  • Paul 11:21 AM on May 22, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Aldous Harding, , Bertrand Belin, , , Doug Paisley, First Aid Kit, , , , Jimmy Cliff, , Leonard Cohen, , Piano Magic, PJ Harvey, Seth Avett, , ,   

    Nuggets 288 – troubadours 11 

    Here’s a mix of darker songs with chinks of light. Fittingly the late Mr Cohen is on the cover.

    Dallas Silver Jews Natural Bridge

    Big fan of David Berman. Like Leonard Cohen he is a poet first and a reluctant performer.

    Silver Jews–Dallas

    The Harder They Come (Good Danny’s) Jimmy Cliff Good Danny’s 7/30/2012

    Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come, 1972 HQ HD

    Part-Monster Piano Magic Part Monster

    Piano Magic PART MONSTER

    Sixteen Amen Dunes Love

    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.

    AMEN DUNES, "I KNOW MYSELF" // Live at the Wilderness Bureau

    La Chaleur Bertrand Belin Hypernuit

    So French.

    #225 Bertrand Belin – La Chaleur (Acoustic Session)

    Tangerine (Daytrotter Studio) First Aid Kit Daytrotter Studio 8/9/2010

    First Aid Kit – "Tangerine" | Music 2010 | SXSW

    Fat Chance Little Wings Explains

    Love Kyle Field‘s voice.

    Little Wings- Fat Chance- 6/4/15 – live L.A.

    Between the Bars Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith

    Anything by Jessica Lea Mayfield is worth a listen and this is a great collaboration.

    Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield – Between The Bars (Live on KEXP)

    Not One Bit Ashamed King Creosote KC Rules OK

    KC Rules OK from 2006 is a fav album.

    King Creosote Not One Bit Ashamed Scottish Day Party Latitude 30 SXSW 18th March 2011

    Clouds Beyond Damien Jurado Maraqopa – Red 7″

    Wrong video, but this will give you the vibe.

    More at his Bandcamp page.

    Damien Jurado – Metallic Cloud – Later… with Jools Holland – BBC Two

    By Now Little Wings Explains

    Little Wings- By Now- 6/4/15 – live L.A.

    A Postcard To Nina Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala

    A funny story by Mr Lekman.

    JENS LEKMAN | A Postcard To Nina (live)

    Not Enough J Mascis Several Shades Of Why

    J Mascis – Not Enough (Live on KEXP)

    Imagining My Man Aldous Harding Party

    Aldous Harding: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    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 bandcamp page.

    The Twilight Sad – Seven Years Of Letters (BBC Radio Scotland Live)

    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

    PJ Harvey – In The Dark Places | Live at Sydney Festival | Moshcam

    Darkness Leonard Cohen Old Ideas

    Leonard Cohen, The Darkness, Boston 16-12-2012

    Until I Find You Doug Paisley & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy Internet Single

    Sax Rohmer #1 The Mountain Goats Heretic Pride

    Still haven’t managed to catch Mr Darnielle and friends live. One day.

    The Mountain Goats – Sax Rohmer #1 (Official Video)

    the Mountain Goats – Sax Rohmer #1

     
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