Monday Morning Music Shuffle – Like Monkeys Do Mix

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Well, back to reality and back to our daily shuffle.  More recaps of AMA 2015 will be forthcoming. 

Suffice it to say, I had the time of my life – hearing tons of great music, seeing and meeting people, and sharing some once in a lifetime moments.

It is Monday and that means, I am back to work and we have a nifty shuffle to kick off the post-AMA hangover week…

“Yuma” by Justin Townes Earle

We start of this week with the devastating title track from JTE’s debut EP (2007).

“Missing” by Manilow

I didn’t realize we still have some Manilow in the shuffle.  This is some badass UK punk rock.

“Fighter” by Tiffany Huggins Grant

Another great song from Tiffany’s Jonquil Child album – one of my favorites of the year.

“Don’t Bang the Drum” by The Waterboys

A swelling, expansive track from This is the Sea.

“Railroad Bill” by Etta Baker

Some Piedmont Blues via The Music Maker Relief Foundation.  If I am not mistaken, Taj Mahal plays on this song.

“I’m Poor” by Supersuckers

My Americana experience this year began with a fund raiser for Supersucker Eddie Spaghetti at The Basement East – last Tuesday.  Today, we have a track from a compilation called Their Sympathetic Majesty’s Request. 

“When Tomorrow Never Comes” by Pony Boy

We have another track from Pony Boy’s brand new record, Blue Gold.

“Slow Motion” (Sylvan Esso Remix) by PHOX

We close out the day with a remix of a song from the Self-Titled album by the indie band based out of Wisconsin.


Wednesday Morning Music Shuffle – Open the Door Mix

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An out-of-sorts kind of day, and a mixed bag of songs to make it just awkwardly perfect….
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“You Think Your Tough” by Hunx and His Punx  (from the new album Street Punk – a harder edge sound this time out.)
“Gazzete Pitch” by Alvin Band (from Lady Protrait)
“Noble Heart” by PHOX (They are from Wisconsin)
“Open the Door” by Tim Lee 3 (from Devil’s Rope – one of our favorite albums of 2013.  Cover of a song by Atlanta band Magnapop. Great song)
“Marry Me” by The Family Crest (San Francisco Chamber Pop band from a recent Noisetrade collection)

“I Woke Up With This Song in My Head This Morning” by Bright Eyes from Lua single (2004)

 A track taken from the first single from the album I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning. Bleek and somber and oh so right.

“The City at Night” by Courrier from Cathedrals of Color (2013)


Anthemic Alternative Rock from Austin, Texas.

“Seasons” by Beijing from Night (2013)


 I believe we’ve completed our tour of this album by Connecticut band Beijing.  A very cool record – and the band’s name written in lower case letters has three dotted letters in a row.

“Don’t Give Up On Me” by  The Dirty Guv’nahs from Somewhere Beneath These Southern Skies (2012)


To me The Dirty Guv’Nahs are what 70s Southern Rock would sound like if it had naturally progressed to today.  There is something laid back about this Knoxville band, but it’s also good to see that they can Rock out when they need to.  Grab this one at Noisetrade and don’t forget to Tip.