Playlist
Speaking Of Now
Pat Metheny Group
Proof
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2002
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Speaking Of Now
Pat Metheny Group
The Gathering Sky
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2002
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
Action Hero
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
Acela
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
Cold Comfort Flowers
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
The Story In Your Eyes (Amazon MP3 Exclusive Bonus Track)
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
Workingman's Hands
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
A Dip in the Ocean
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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The first thing that hits you about Grinderman 2 is that you ve never heard anything like it. The debut album did its job. It defined the band. It marked a clear contrast with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Nick, Warren, Martyn & Jim forged a distinctly different way of working together. They cast off musical baggage, shrugged off accepted wisdom, and tested pre conceptions about who they were as musicians. In the process, they took to the Bad Seeds hallowed legacy with a baseball bat. Their new album, Grinderman 2 combines the structured invention of their live performance and the unrestrained free for all of their studio improvisation. But these guys also know something about the art of writing songs. Grinderman 2 bears the hallmark of its rapturously received predecessor, yet is more open ended in its structure, more far reaching in its scope, and gloriously lost in its own transports of noise and rhythm.
Grinderman 2
Grinderman
Mickey Mouse and the Goodbye Man
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2010
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Includes Texas Flood; Little Wing; Tightrope; Couldn't Stand the Weather; Crossfire; Life without You a cover of the Beatles' Taxman , and more.
Live at Carnegie Hall
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Rude Mood (Live)
Genre: Rock
Year: 1997
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Instrumental Acoustic Don Ross's latest released, Music for Vacuuming, shows a renewed optimism in Don's creative approach thanks to the wonderful changes in his life. One of today's true innovators of guitar composition and technique, Don Ross has emerged as one of the most respected musicians in Canada and one of the top guitarists in the world. Don continues to do extensive touring in Europe, Canada, the United States and Asia's Pacific Rim.
Music for Vacuuming
Don Ross
Tochigi
Genre: Folk
Year: 2006
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Jughead
Jughead
C'Mon
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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Early Man
Steve Roach
Hunting & Gathering
Genre: Electronic
Year: 2001
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Produced by Kevin "Caveman" Shirley (Silverchair, Aerosmith, Joe Bonamassa), Hiatt's timeless songwriting is paired with the aggressive blues guitar. Hiatt is back in the studio with his touring combo (Kenny Blevins on drums, Patrick O'Hearn on bass and Doug Lancio on guitars). The first single is "Damn This Town."
Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns
John Hiatt
Damn This Town
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals), Sara Watkins (fiddle/vocals), and Sean Watkins (guitar/vocals) officially reunites for the first time since its 2007 self-described "indefinite hiatus" with the album A Dotted Line, followed by a tour of the US in support of the Eric Valentine-produced album, which includes the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass and Newport Folk Festivals.As Nickel Creek's 25th anniversary approached, the band members decided they ought to mark it in some way, so they got together to write music in Chris Thile's apartment last year. They ended up with six new co-written songs, which they eventually took to a Los Angeles studio, along with one tune by Thile, one by Sean Watkins, and two covers: Sam Phillips' "Where Is Love Now" and Mother Mother's "Hayloft. " There they worked with Valentine (Queens of the Stone Age, Smash Mouth), who had produced Nickel Creek's previous album, Why Should the Fire Die?."We were excited every day to be there," Sara Watkins says. "Having grown up singing together, there is something natural about our voices and it's really fun to harmonize. Our voices have come to match each other's really well. Sean and I are siblings, and Chris is about as close to a sibling as you could get. " Sean Watkins continues: "It feels more natural and easy than it ever did, by far. Getting to spend time alone with our own musical personalities has helped us mature. ""There's a joyful aspect to Nickel Creek no matter what we're doing. Things just steer themselves into that sort of place, " concurs Thile. "We will go poke around in the dark corners but always with a heavy dose of optimism. "
A Dotted Line
Nickel Creek
Destination
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Vagabond
Stu Larsen
Skin & Bone
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Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. The new record is musically rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics.For Terms Of My Surrender, Hiatt turned to his longtime guitarist Doug Lancio (Patty Griffin, Jack Ingram) to produce. Though Hiatt initially picked up an electric guitar on day one of recording, Lancio challenged him to play acoustic instead, which set the tone and mood for the whole process. Hiatt even plays harmonica on the album, which he hasn t done in several years. They recorded most of the album off the floor as if in a live setting, which was fitting since the band in the studio was Hiatt s exceptional touring band.
Terms of My Surrender
John Hiatt
Wind Don't Have To Hurry
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Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. The new record is musically rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics.For Terms Of My Surrender, Hiatt turned to his longtime guitarist Doug Lancio (Patty Griffin, Jack Ingram) to produce. Though Hiatt initially picked up an electric guitar on day one of recording, Lancio challenged him to play acoustic instead, which set the tone and mood for the whole process. Hiatt even plays harmonica on the album, which he hasn t done in several years. They recorded most of the album off the floor as if in a live setting, which was fitting since the band in the studio was Hiatt s exceptional touring band.
Terms of My Surrender
John Hiatt
Nobody Knew His Name
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Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. The new record is musically rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics.For Terms Of My Surrender, Hiatt turned to his longtime guitarist Doug Lancio (Patty Griffin, Jack Ingram) to produce. Though Hiatt initially picked up an electric guitar on day one of recording, Lancio challenged him to play acoustic instead, which set the tone and mood for the whole process. Hiatt even plays harmonica on the album, which he hasn t done in several years. They recorded most of the album off the floor as if in a live setting, which was fitting since the band in the studio was Hiatt s exceptional touring band.
Terms of My Surrender
John Hiatt
Marlene
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Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. The new record is musically rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics.For Terms Of My Surrender, Hiatt turned to his longtime guitarist Doug Lancio (Patty Griffin, Jack Ingram) to produce. Though Hiatt initially picked up an electric guitar on day one of recording, Lancio challenged him to play acoustic instead, which set the tone and mood for the whole process. Hiatt even plays harmonica on the album, which he hasn t done in several years. They recorded most of the album off the floor as if in a live setting, which was fitting since the band in the studio was Hiatt s exceptional touring band.
Terms of My Surrender
John Hiatt
Terms of My Surrender
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Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. The new record is musically rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics.For Terms Of My Surrender, Hiatt turned to his longtime guitarist Doug Lancio (Patty Griffin, Jack Ingram) to produce. Though Hiatt initially picked up an electric guitar on day one of recording, Lancio challenged him to play acoustic instead, which set the tone and mood for the whole process. Hiatt even plays harmonica on the album, which he hasn t done in several years. They recorded most of the album off the floor as if in a live setting, which was fitting since the band in the studio was Hiatt s exceptional touring band.
Terms of My Surrender
John Hiatt
Long Time Comin'
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YES!
Jason Mraz
It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
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YES!
Jason Mraz
Love Someone
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YES!
Jason Mraz
Rise
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Speaking Of Now
Pat Metheny Group
Proof
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2002
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Throughout its 25-year history, the Pat Metheny Group has consistently had the power to reinvent itself, developing an ever-broader musical vision. Speaking of Now reflects substantial changes since the band was last assembled. The core remains intact, with Lyle Mays, Metheny's composing partner since the beginning, still contributing keyboards and some eloquent acoustic piano. Bassist Steve Rodby is here as well, but there are some new additions. Mexican-born drummer Antonio Sanchez is a creative fountain of rhythm, while Richard Bona, from Cameroon, has joined the band on vocals and percussion. There's an unearthly serenity in Bona's high-pitched vocals and they've clearly shaped some of the composing here. Trumpeter Cuong Vu's presence marks the first time a horn player has been a member of PMG, and his laconic, airy trumpet is a perfect complement to Metheny's guitar. The Group has always had the ability to fuse elements from different cultures into a graceful and floating whole, but this version sets new standards for sheer sonic beauty, like the welling orchestral breadth that underscores Bona's voice on "You." Highlights seem to abound, but the guitar solos on "Proof" and "A Place in the World" testify to Metheny's inspiration. --Stuart Broomer
Speaking Of Now
Pat Metheny Group
Proof
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2002
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Throughout its 25-year history, the Pat Metheny Group has consistently had the power to reinvent itself, developing an ever-broader musical vision. Speaking of Now reflects substantial changes since the band was last assembled. The core remains intact, with Lyle Mays, Metheny's composing partner since the beginning, still contributing keyboards and some eloquent acoustic piano. Bassist Steve Rodby is here as well, but there are some new additions. Mexican-born drummer Antonio Sanchez is a creative fountain of rhythm, while Richard Bona, from Cameroon, has joined the band on vocals and percussion. There's an unearthly serenity in Bona's high-pitched vocals and they've clearly shaped some of the composing here. Trumpeter Cuong Vu's presence marks the first time a horn player has been a member of PMG, and his laconic, airy trumpet is a perfect complement to Metheny's guitar. The Group has always had the ability to fuse elements from different cultures into a graceful and floating whole, but this version sets new standards for sheer sonic beauty, like the welling orchestral breadth that underscores Bona's voice on "You." Highlights seem to abound, but the guitar solos on "Proof" and "A Place in the World" testify to Metheny's inspiration. --Stuart Broomer
Speaking of Now
Pat Metheny Group
As It Is
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The Road to You
Pat Metheny
Naked Moon - Live Version
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2006
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The Road to You
Pat Metheny
First Circle - Live Version
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2006
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Walk On
John Hiatt
Cry Love
Genre: Rock
Year: 1995
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Senor Coconut, (German producer and DJ), now based in Chile, originally burst onto the international music scene with "El Baile Aleman", an acclaimed tribute to electronica pioneers Kraftwerk. He returns with "Around The World", taking the listener on a global tour through a collection of Latin tributes to club hits. Features Daft Punk's seminal track of the same name, and takes on the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and Prince's "Kiss".
Around the World
Seņor Coconut
Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht
Genre: Tropical
Year: 2008
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Fountains of Wayne is one of the leaders of the latest in a long series of power- pop revivals. If the music sounds a lot like mid-'60s pop rock, it's no accident, for the songwriters are unabashed British Invasion fans. The songs on the debut album, Fountains of Wayne, take perky, '60s-like hooks and marry them to ambiguous, unnerving, '90s-like lyrics. Some songs offer an untrustworthy narrator; when the singer complains about "Joe Rey," a Eurotrash jet-setter, you wonder whether he's expressing disdain or envy and whether the song's noisy guitar energy belongs to the band or to Joe Rey. And there's something about the pent-up Mersey-beat energy and pleading vocals of "Please Don't Rock Me Tonight" that make one suspect the singer doesn't really mean what he says. Schlesinger and Collingswood are undeniably clever, but they're not afraid to rock. --Geoffrey Himes
Fountains of Wayne
Fountains of Wayne
Everything's Ruined
Genre: Alternative
Year: 2004
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Multi-faceted Hip-Hop superstar Common is prepping his highly anticipated seventh album, Finding Forever, for a July 31st release on G.O.O.D Music/Geffen Records. The album is the follow up to the four times Grammy nominated, critically heralded and Kanye West produced Be, which spawned hits including The Corner, Go, and Testify. Finding Forever, finds Kanye again taking the bulk of production work with help from Will.I.Am on the sultry I Want You, the late great J. Dilla on So Far To Go, featuring a surprise guest appearance by D'Angelo and G.O.O.D Music producer Devo Springsteen on Misunderstood. On Finding Forever, Common, rips the mic like a hungry newcomer. The street single The Game produced by Kanye with scratches by the legendary DJ Premier is a horn drenched, vintage NY rap boom-bap banger from the Chi-town emcee, no less. The resounding lead single The People finds Common lyrically asserting why and who he creates his music for over regal strings, delectable keys and hard to get vocals by Gil Scott Heron. This is the explicit version.
Finding Forever
Common
I Want You
Genre: Rap & Hip-Hop
Year: 2007
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In 1967, 1968 & 1969 the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band recorded no less than 13 sessions for Radio 1. Seven for Top Gear, two for Saturday Club, Two for Symmonds on Sunday, one for Dave Lee Travis & one for Radio 1 Club. The cultural range of these programs demo
Complete BBC Recordings
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
Mickey's Son And Daughter
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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On the evidence of Rockin' the Suburbs, Ben Folds's decision to jettison the two-piece Five that had backed him on four largely excellent albums has not resulted in any significant shift in trajectory. The Ben Folds Five were only getting better, gradually discovering the confidence not to hide their musical uniqueness (there have been too few piano-led power trios) and lyrical intelligence behind undergrad Barenaked Ladies-style gags. Songs like "Mess" and "Brick" signaled an extraordinary new songwriting talent worthy of comparison to Folds's obvious idols, Elvis Costello and Paul Simon. Only this album's title track harkens back to Folds's fondness for comedy, and it is by far the weakest track here. The rest is mournful, reflective, and, at best, quite magnificent. Folds's hymns to his family, "Still Fighting It" and "The Luckiest" are shot through with an honesty that's rare in alternative rock. The acerbic essence of character sketches such as "Carrying Cathy," "Losing Lisa," and "Zak & Sara" are leavened with a generous compassion. Folds's second solo effort is his best album yet. The remainder of his career must be anticipated with equal parts expectation and impatience. --Andrew Mueller
Rockin The Suburbs
Ben Folds
Rockin The Suburbs
Genre: Pop
Year: 2001
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On her fifth studio CD, folk-rocker Patty Griffin employs three timeless themes--childhood, flight, and death--to craft her most musically diverse and accessible album yet. But while moving through jazz, beatnik, classic and modern folk, gospel R&B, Americana, and moody piano ballad, Griffin keeps her backing quiet and spare, all the more to showcase the power of her deft storytelling and the bell clarity of her unadorned soprano. On song after song, the characters who waft through her experience are on the move, chasing one thing and fleeing another--on trains, ships, buses, in cars, even on the aerialist's bar--ultimately trading an ending of one kind for a new beginning and transference. Sometimes--as on the Rickie Lee Jones-ish "Stay on the Ride," where an old man with no name answers an existential urge for going--they don't even know what it is. "Trapeze," the most resonant offering, follows an aging circus performer who'd rather work without a net than take her chances in love. Here, Emmylou Harris adds one of her most aching harmony lines to Griffin's exquisite, ethereal lead, while in the next track, "Getting Ready," the singer turns a 180, laying a sneering Dylanesque vocal over a fiercely scrubbed acoustic guitar and an occasional dissonant kiss-off. "Baby, baby, you were my drug/And I was just your cigarette," she drones knowingly. One suspects that particular object of her affections will soon regret it. --Alanna Nash More from Patty Griffin 1000 Kisses Living With Ghosts Impossible Dream Flaming Red A Kiss in Time
Children Running Through
Patty Griffin
Stay On the Ride
Genre: Rock
Year: 2007
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Fountains of Wayne's second album is somewhat of a new thing under the sun: Pet Sounds for '90s Jersey high schoolers. Main-men Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood litter these songs with cultural references (Pink Floyd laser shows, tattoos, Puff Daddy, lavender Lexuses, "You Dropped a Bomb on Me"), but their "Valley of Malls" is saturated with as much bittersweetness as that of Adam Sandler's wedding singer. The pop-savvy Schlesinger--who also puts in time as a member of Ivy and wrote That Thing You Do!'s title song--is wiseacre enough to dub a touching ELO tribute "Prom Theme," but when the album ends with one of the kids falling for "The Senator's Daughter," it feels as openhearted as when Brian Wilson puzzled over why he just wasn't made for these times. --Rickey Wright
Utopia Parkway
Fountains of Wayne
Troubled Times
Genre: Alternative
Year: 1999
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St. Vincent
The Neighbors
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2009
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Virtuoso #3
Joe Pass
Sevenths
Genre: Jazz
Year: 1977
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Day Trip
Pat Metheny
Is This America?
Genre: Pop
Year: 2008
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