The problem with making any sort of list is you inevitably forget something. We are not immune. After publishing our Favorites of 2010 list, we of course came up with a handful of things we should have included. In no particular order, they are:
Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – The Brutalist Bricks
The National – High Violet
Peter Gabriel – Heroes
The Whigs – Black Lotus
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home*
After publishing this, we’ll probably think of twenty more things, but we’ve got to draw the line somewhere.
*Though released in 2009, it really got its legs in 2010 so we’re counting it anyway.
Here’s a collection of all the mp3s we gave away via Twitter in February.
Josiah Wolf (of WHY?) – Master Cleanse (California)
Portugal. The Man – The Dead Dog
Shout Out Louds – Fall Hard (Passion Pit Summertime Radio Remix)
Club 8 – Western Hospitality
Bobby Birdman – Only For A While
Cap’n Jazz – Oh, Messy Life
Neon Indian – Terminally Chill
Field Music – Measure
Tunng – Don’t Look Down or Back
Magnetic Fields – Book of Love (Peter Gabriel cover)
Peter Gabriel – Flume (Bon Iver cover)
A radio station in my area is calling for listeners’ favorite cover songs for a theme over Valentine’s Day weekend – Under the Covers. Here’s what I’d play:
Between the Buried and Me – Colorblind (Counting Crows)
Ted Leo – Since U Been Gone/Maps (Kelly Clarkson/Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
Colin Meloy – Cupid (Sam Cooke)
Death Cab for Cutie – This Charming Man (The Smiths)
Magnetic Fields – The Book of Love (Peter Gabriel)
Peter Gabriel – Flume (Bon Iver)
She & Him – You Really Got a Hold On Me (The Miracles)
Ready to let me be a guest DJ, Triple M?