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Wednesday, March 15, 2006


Podcasts. I had three posted here at one time. That was one of the directions I wanted to go here and I plan on continuing that. So, to whet your appetite, here are the first three. The first two were done back in December and the third in January.

The first two have me talking, introducing the songs with a little background and the third is just music (I was sick during the compilation) My goal is to combine these two ideas. More music, less talking, but enough to introduce the band. I also want to intertwine old and new work, so take a listen and imagine the third cast, only with intros or recaps every couple of songs.

.: Podcast 1
.: Podcast 2
.: Podcast 3

P1: The Notes and Scratches-The Clockmaker's Daughter, Betweeen the Pine-We Awoke, Feurbach-Cadillac, Donna Regina-How Beautiful, Cocorosie-Ohio, Pet Politics-The Ghost Mary and Her Friends, Jimmie Rodgers-Hobo Bill's Last Ride

P2: Calexico w/ Iron & Wine-All Tomorrows Parties, Sufjan Stevens-Avalanche, Jens Lekman-Pretty Shoes, The Gunshy-Reason to Retreat, Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels-Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man, Birdmonster- Resurection Song, The Ramones- I Don't Wanna Fight.

P3: Collective opening, Xiu Xiu-Bog People, Gene Moore-Church Organ #2, Neil Young-Organ Solo, Sufjan Stevens-He Woke Me Up Again, Jens Lekman-You Are the Light (live), Lee 'Scrath' Perry-Scratch the Dub Organ, Washington Phillips-Mother's Last Word To Her Son, The Animal Collective-Purple Pills (live), DJ Shadow- Organ Donor (excerpt), Tortoise and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy-Thunder Road

posted by Matt Hayhurst @ 10:28 PM


  1. At 5:36 AM, Blogger Tim Young said…

    wow. so much listening all at once!

    good stuff! thanks!


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