Tuesday, January 8, 2013

SBR: Best of 2012!

patterson hood- better off without [heat lightning rumbles in the distance]
the unquiet dead- easy [book one]
trampled by turtles- walt whitman [stars and satellites]
old crow medicine show- genevieve [carry me back]
justin townes earle- look the other way [nothings gonna change the way you feel about me now]
catl- get outta my car [soon this will all be gone]
the lumineers- ho hey [the lumineers]
father john misty- hollywood forever cemetery sings [fear fun]
shooter jennings- manifesto no. 4 [family man]
john k samson- the last and [provincial]
eamon mcgrath- pain of love [young canadians]
cory branan- survivor blues [mutt]
the tallest man on earth- theres no leaving now [theres no leaving now]
two gallants- broken eyes [the bloom and the blight]
the tom fun orchestra- dear elanore [earthworm heart]
will johnson- you will be here, mine [scorpion]
langhorne slim & the law- two crooked hearts [the way we move]
chuck prophet- castro halloween [temple beautiful]
brian dunn- radios [tvs and radios]
these united states- the park [these united states]
ladyhawk- im a witch [no can do]
whitehorse- devils got a gun [the fate of the world depends on this kiss]

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Oct. 2nd, 2012

pokey lafarge- old black dog [riverboat soul]
lucero- diamond state heartbreak [the attic tapes]
old man luedecke- song for ian tyson [tender is the night]
the flatlanders- down in my hometown [odessa tapes]
gordie tentrees- lone sparrow [north country heart]
neil young- only love can break your heart [after the gold rush]
the union electric- truman [time is gold]
rumbleseat- jackson [rumbleseat is dead]
richard laviolette- paint a picture [mary carl]
steve earle- hard core troubadour [i feel alright]
the gourds- all the way to jericho [haymaker]
buddy miller- theres a higher power [universal united house of prayer]
shortstack- trouble in mind [shortstack]
catl.- cocaine [soon this will all be gone]
slobberbone- butchers [slippage]
smog- say valley maker [a river aint too much to love]
deer tick- hand in my hand [the black dirt sessions]
r.l. burnside- its bad for you [come on in]
punch brothers- this girl [who's feeling young now]
mekons- hard to be human again [fear & whiskey]
o'death- black dress [outside]

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

June 19th, 2012

doop and the inside outlaws- give it to you [what am I supposed to do?]
centro matic- two seats gold reserved [dual hawks]
cory branan- survivor blues (the after hours) [mutt]
the jimmyriggers- half in shadow [I stand in the weeds]
aa bondy- rte 28 / believers [believers]
waco brothers- revolution blues [do you think about me?]
the warped 45's- two month old apologies [10 day poem for saskatchewan]
gram parsons- in my hour of darkness [grievous angel]
jon rae and the river- love lifted me [the road]
karling- you cant keep a secret [bound for nowhere]
ramblin jack elliott- I aint got no home [south coast]
waylon jennings- ill go back to her [are you ready for the country]
steve earle- colorado girl [townes]
the handsome family- your great journey [last days of wonder]
van morrison- more and more [pay the devil]
drive by truckers- tornadoes [the dirty south]
cuff the duke- I really want to help you [cuff the duke]
emmylou harris- goodbye [wrecking ball]
the empty standards- tell me [waiting out the flood]
crooked fingers- manision on the hill [va: badlands]
son volt- when the wheels don’t move [american central]
slobberbone- placemat blues [everything you thought was right]

Monday, April 23, 2012

April 17th. 2012- Another Big Lazy Update!

cowboy junkies- damaged from the start [the wilderness]
bruce springsteen- plane wreck at los gatos [va: til we outnumber em]
patterson hood- pay no attention to alice [killers and stars]
haunted hearts- I only mean well [thank you, goodnight]
horse feathers- working poor [house with no name]
levon helm- feelin good [dirt farmer]
john hiatt- wintertime blues [master of disaster]
ray lamontagne- barfly [till the sun turns black]
jerry lee lewis- travelin band [last man standing]
greg graffin- little sadie [cold as the clay]
sarah lee guthrie & johnny irion- dr. king [exploration]
trampled by turtles- widowers heart [stars and satellites]
rex hobart- forever always ends [the spectacular sadness]
justin townes earle- look the other way [nothings gonna change the way you feel about me now]
handsome dan- the world is a life sentence [the best there was]
the lonesome weekends- kiss the bottle [songs from a barstool]
cuff the duke- smothered in hugs [in our time]
neil halstead- elevenses [oh mighty engine]
the john henrys- aint gonna drink no more [sweet as the grain]
lee hazlewood & ann margret- am I that easy to forget [the cowboy and the lady]
jerry lee lewis- you don’t have to go [last man stading]
billy bragg- against the law [va: til we outnumber em]
lambchop- slipped dissolved and loosed [OH ohio]
jim white- sundays refrain [where it hits you]

April 10th. 2012
the warped 45's- radio sky [10 day poem for saskatchewan]
william elliott whitmore- johnny law [animals in the dark]
william elliott whitmore- lee county flood [songs of the blackbird]
william elliott whitmore- everything gets gone [field songs]
west of rome- this street [drunk tank decoy]
teddy thompson- my blue tears [upfront & down low]
thrift store cowboys- lubbock lights [lay low while crawling or creeping]
bill monroe- john henry [va: there is no eye]
woody guthrie- ramblin' around [va: there is no eye]
punch brothers- flippin [who's feeling young now?]
sneezy waters- you win again [sneezy waters sings hank williams]
timber timbre- no blood villain [timber timbre]
cowboy junkies- flirted with you all my life [demons]
johnny cash- long black veil [live from austin tx]
buffalo tom- good girl [three easy pieces]
corb lund- what that song means now [horse soldier horse soldier]
deer tick- friday XIII [born on flag day]
calexico- slowness [carried to dust]
richard buckner- canyon [meadow]
corin tucker- miles away [1000 years]
lucero- bikeriders [nobodys darlings]
slim cessnas auto club- cranston [the bloody tenent truth peace]

April 3rd. 2012
flatt & scruggs- some old day [foggy mountain jamboree]
earl scruggs & arlo guthrie- it’s a picture from lifes other side [I saw the light]
flatt & scruggs- the old fashioned preacher [foggy mountain gospel]
slobberbone- stupid words [slippage]
trailer bride- jesco [high seas]
the schomberg fair- strange kind of grace [gospel]
foam lake- hemorrhagic kills [force and matter]
southern culture on the skids- my house has wheels [ditch diggin]
the felice brothers- katie dear [yonder is the clock]
justin townes earle- nothings gonna change the way you feel about me now [nothings gonna change the way you feel about me now]
eric bibbin- my time [deeper in the well]
rocky votolato- ghost writer [television of saints]
the empty standards- rest your head [waiting out the flood]
robbie fulks- jeasnnies afraid fo the dark [13 hillbilly giants]
cory branan- skateland south [the hell]
chuck ragan- glory [daytrotter session]
the divorcees- lights of the town [last of the free men]
townes van zandt- heavenly house boat blues [the late great townes van zandt]
long distance runners- knuckles [tracks]
trampled by turtles- midnight on the interstate [stars and satellites]
waylon jennings- sweet caroline [ol' waylon]
unwelcome guests- mazie [don’t go swimming]
lucero- when I was young [women & work]
good old war- it hurts every time [come back as rain]
heartless bastards- low low low [arrow]

March 27th. 2012
the unsettlers- graveyard club [oil and blood]
waco brothers- make things happen [electric waco chair]
john hiatt- go down swingin' [the open road]
levon helm- blind child [dirt farmer]
the watson twins- devil in you [talking to you talking to me]
good old war- better weather [come back as rain]
heartless bastards- got to have rock and roll [arrow]
lucero- on my way downtown [women & work]
van morrison- once a day [pay the devil]
red moon road- do or die [red moon road]
supersuckers- hungover together [must've been high]
the cave singers- haystacks [no witch]
the sturgeons- broken legs [the wood shop]
jason isbell- good [seven mile island]
the strumbellas- pistol [my father and the hunter]
loudon wainwright III- motel blues [recovery]
bobby bare jr- dig down [young criminals starvation league]
the record holder- to sea [to sea]
red orkestra- first night back to life [burning like empires]
merle haggarrd- stranger in the city [I am what I am]
lambchop- the distance from here to there [nixon]
sweet alibi- carry on [sweet alibi]

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

March. 6th. 2012

cowpuncher- light that never shines [call me when youre single]
calrolina chocolate drops- west end blues [leaving eden]
chuck ragan- camaraderie of the commons [covering ground (b side)]
the jayhawks- black eyed susan [mockingbird time]
loretta lynn- god makes no mistakes [van leer rose]
lucinda williams- convince me [blessed]
dale murray- now you’ve been warned [dream mountain dream]
the wooden sky- bald naked and red [every child a daughter]
o'death- howling through [outside]
the flying burrito brothers- do you know how it feels to be lonesome [the gilded palace of sin]
rocky votolato- sun devil [true devotion]
the deep dark woods- when first into this country [winter hours]
steve earle- I am a wanderer [ill never get out of this world alive]
steve gates- a bee in her mouth [a bee in her mouth]

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Feb. 28th. 2012- Big Lazy Update!

the wooden sky- angelina [every child a daughter]
cowpuncher- there she blows [call me when youre single]
jason isbell- the magician [sirens of the ditch]
webb pierce- in the jailhouse now [the best of webb pierce]
hank III- I don’t know [risin outlaw]
megafaun- you are the light [megafaun]
punch brothers- new york city [who's feeling young now]
catl- get outta my car [soon this will all be gone]
willie nelson- yours love [songbird]
marah- walt whitman bridge [if you didn’t laugh you'd cry]
strumbellas- sailors blues [my father and the hunter]
baby eagle and the proud mothers- strange bodies [bone soldiers]
the pine hill haints- say something, say anything [ghost dance]
kent mcalister- ballad of the jaded wagoneer [the way it rolls]
earl scruggs w/ billy bob thornton- ring of fire [earl scruggs and friends]
cloudsplitter- tasks at hand [cloudsplitter]
al tuck- saltwater cowboy [under your shadow]

Feb. 21st. 2012
dawes- if i wanted someone [nothing is wrong]
m ward- vincent o'brien [transfiguration of vincent]
chad price- your paralyzing wings [smile sweet face]
elvis perkins- the night and the liquor [ash wednesday]
glossary- gasoline soaked heart [the better angels of our nature]
mike stevens & matt andersen- the mountain [push record]
hayden- trees lounge [va: trees lounge soundtrack]
ramblin jack elliott- rex's blues [friends of mine]
the chieftans- down in the willow garden [voice of ages]
death vessel- obadiah in oblivion [nothing is precious enough for us]
jeremy porter and the tucos- galveston [night on the town]
the provincial archive- we work better [nameless places]
my morning jacket- easy morning rebel [it still moves]
jay farrar- heart on the ground [terroir blues]

Feb. 14th. 2012
steve earle- valentines day [I feel alright]
bobby bare jr- valentine [songs from the end of your leash]
drive by truckers- feb. 14th [a blessing and a curse]
dawn landes- love [sweetheart rodeo]
jakob dylan- smile when you call me that [women and country]
lissie- wedding bells [why you runnin?]
karling- back in my baby's arms [bound for nowhere]
my morning jacket- why don’t you love me? [early recordings vol 2: learning]
willy mason- we can be strong [if the ocean gets rough]
fred eaglesmith- johnny cash [6 volts]
the wooden sky- go straight [city of light ep]
jenny lewis & the watson twins- you are what you love [rabbit fur coat]
the chieftains- pretty little girl [voice of ages]
the handsome family- love is like [honey moon]
tom petty- crawling back to you [wildflowers]
lake forest- autumn skies [silver skies]

Feb. 7th. 2012
craig finn- new friend jesus [clear heart full eyes]
fred eaglesmith- cemetery road [6 volts]
the tallest man on earth- love is all [the wild hunt]
uncle tupelo- left in the dark [rarities]
the unintended- stay calm [the unintended]
mark lanegan band- leviathan [blues funeral]
centro matic- i, the kite [dual hawks]
ron sexsmith- the impossible world [exit strategy of the soul]
califone- st martha let it fold [califone]
reigning sound- everything I do is wrong [abdication]
cory branan- watermark [unreleased]
one hundred dollars- aarons song [songs of man]
old crow medicine show- evening sun [tennessee pusher]
rob crow- this thread [he thinks hes people]
tacoma hellfarm tragedy- cotton candy alley [orchard songs]
two gallants- my babys gone [two gallants]

Jan. 31st. 2012
buxton- wolves and owls [nothing here seems strange]
daniel, fred & julie- halelujah im a bum [daniel fred & julie]
danny barnes- bluegrass suicide [dirt on the angel]
joe henry- deathbed version [reverie]
the avett brothers- st josephs [the gleam II]
86 the band- beat up old car [true life songs and pictures]
the blue stones- saw mill [special edition]
pete seeger- the willing conscript [va: the best of broadside]
old time machine- tearing me down [split with old cabin]
the pine hill haints- lady of cypress creek [bury your hate in a shallow grave]
old cabin- frosty windows [split with old time machine]
kathleen edwards- going to hell [yoyageur]
christine fellows- migrations [paper anniversary]
owen- everyones asleep in the house but me [ghost town]
sunparlour players- once before [us little devils]

Jan. 24th. 2012
lucero- sometimes [women & work]
john k samson- letter in icelandic from ninette san [provincial]
gov't mule- mule [gov't mule]
reigning sound- not far away [abdication]
gomez- best in the town [five men in a hut]
brock zeman- light in the attic [me then you]
paul westerberg- lookin up in heaven [folker]
dawes- when my time comes [north hills]
son volt- jukebox of steel [american central dust]
the jd edwards band- going down to mexico [roads and roads]
hank snow- im movin on [im movin on 45]
george jones- color of the blues [essential george jones]
califone- funeral singers [all my friends are funeral singers]
old man luedecke- tap water [sing all about it]

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Jan. 17th. 2011

sarah lee guthrie & johnny irion- seven sisters [bright examples]
old man luedecke- too much loo late [sing all about it]
the devil makes three- this life [stomp and smash]
brock zeman- until it bleeds [me then you]
the avenues- troubles [the avenues]
the wooden sky- my old ghosts [if I don’t come home you'll know im gone]
the wheeler brothers- portraits [portraits]
lucero- little silver heart [lucero]
wilco- nothings ever gonna stand in my way again [summerteeth]
dave mccann- dixiebluebird [dixiebluebird]
chuck ragan- califonia burritos [feast or famine]
uncle tupelo- black eye [march 16-20 1992]
bobby long- being a mockingbird [a winter tale]
ryan bingham- southside of heaven [mescalito]
brian borcherdt- the drugs [coyotes]