One of my favorite Okkervil River songs, I always save “Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas” for December, as Will Sheff so perfectly captures the emotional undercurrent of the season. Melancholic? Yes. Smart? Indeed. MP3: Okkervil River :: Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas ——————— + Download Okkervil River via eMusic’s […]
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(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) Some of the best holiday songs are the ones that don’t focus on the religious or spiritual nature of the season, but rather on the emotional resonance of a time of year that is centered around the idea of […]
MP3: Neko Case :: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis (Tom Waits) —————— + Download Neko Case via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ———————————————————————————————————————————————
It’s the second week of December. The egg nog is spiked. Our Christmas tree has been purchased, trimmed and decorated, and it has actually been (kinda) seasonally chilly here in L.A. the past few days. Having said that, I think the holiday-related posts can officially begin, and I can tell you there is no better […]
ALICE MAY BROCK, born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 28, 1941. A Pisces … Grew from a difficult child to a juvenile delinquent to a regular (irregular) person … Spent a few years in high school …. reform school … fancy school …. Moved to the Lower East Side, then to the green greener […]
As far as we’re concerned, blog-wise, Big Rock Candy Mountain is the place to be during the month of December. For four years now, every December, the site steadily offers up obscure quality Christmas nuggets you won’t hear at the mall or Starbucks. The following is a medley of tracks I gathered from the last […]
Oh yes, December is here and it is that time of year again. While Sufjan Stevens has been pretty quiet of late, it would not surprise me if he decided to come out of seclusion to drop a couple of new Christmas nuggets on us. Regardless, the artist released a four-disc holiday box set, Songs […]
photo unknown, circa 1950s.Download: MP3: Okkervil River :: Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas MP3: Jim White :: Christmas Day MP3: My Morning Jacket :: Xmas Curtain ———– + Download Holiday tunes via eMusic’s no risk 25 Free MP3 trial offer. ————————————————————————————————————————- + Visit The Hype Machine for additional Holiday MP3s.
Download: MP3: Elvis Presley :: Santa Claus Is Back In Town MP3: Elvis Presley :: Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) ——— Amazon: Elvis Presley – White Christmas + Download Holiday tunes via eMusic’s no risk 25 Free MP3 trial offer. —————————————————————————————————————— + Visit The Hype Machine for additional Holiday MP3s.