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"Asides and B-sides" with Kate G. (archive)

Monday, December 22, 2014 | 20:00 to 22:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Carolina Eyck and Christopher Tarnow Haunted Ballerina Improvisations for Theremin and Piano Butterscotch
Julian Koster O' Holy Night The Singing Saw at Christmastime Merge
Joshua Messick Carol of the Bells Hammered Dulcimer Christmas S/R
* Shanti Babaji, Malay Bhattacharya, Tarak Khepa, Tarun Chowdhury, and Raju Das Baul Song from West Bengal, India The Travelling Archive - Folk Music from Bengal: Field Recordings from Bangladesh, India, and the Bengali Diaspora Sublime Frequencies
Choir of the Dominican Brothers of the Province of France Christmas Eve: Antiphon: Judea et Jerusalem Gregorian Chant, Christmas Chants Milan For Lauds of Christmas Eve.
* Charlie Spacer Woman [instrumental] Spacer Woman Dark Entries Maurizio Cavalieri and Giorgio Stefani of International Music System.
* International Music System Dancing Therapy Dancing Therapy 12" Dark Entries Vocals by former ballerina!
Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie "Prince" Billy Christmas Eve Can Kill You Christmas Eve Can Kill You 7" Drag City Song by Dennis Linde, popularized by The Everly Brothers.
* Devendra Banhart Losing My Taste for the Nightlife Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell Yep Roc
* I Think Like Midnight They're Calling for Possible Storms Warm Seclusion Structure Quadrapuss Philadelphia, PA.
Low Little Drummer Boy Christmas Chairkicker's Union <3
Quasi Merry Xmas When the Going Gets Dark Touch and Go
* Mecca Normal What's Your Name? Empathy for the Evil M'Lady's
The Wedding Present Stepping Into Christmas Stepping Into Christmas 7" First Warning Song by Elton John/Bernie Taupin; 1991 7" is split w/ Hoodoo Gurus and Primitives
Dressy Bessy All the Right Reasons All the Right Reasons…A Holiday Song Kindercore
* Parquet Courts Psycho Structures Content Nausea What's Your Rupture?
Archers of Loaf Assassination on X-Mas Eve All the Nation's Airports Alias
* Game Theory Shark Pretty Dead Center Omnivore Reissue of 1984 album.
* The Monsieurs Young Gun The Monsieurs Black Gladiator Brookline, MA.
* Bad Sav Buy Something New Temporary: Selections from Dunedin's Pop Underground 2011-2014 Fishrider / Ba Da Bing!
Evil Wiener All Around the World (wish list version) The Evil Wiener Christmas EP Thinking About the Needle
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Cold White Christmas Etiquette Tomlab
The Jayhawks Blue Have a Blue Christmas 7" American
Alex Chilton The Christmas Song Christmas Time East Side Digital Chris Stamey and friends.
Doc Watson, Del McCoury, and Mac Wiseman Christmas Time's A Comin' Christmas on the Mountain Universal South
* Farmer Jason Up on the Housetop Christmas on the Farm Courageous Chicken Entertainment Of Jason and the Scorchers.
Dirk Keysser God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Happy Clucking Holidays S/R
Tiny Tim White Christmas Tiny Tim's Christmas Album Rounder