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October Playlist

1. Slow Emotion Replay – The The 2. Bad Reputation – Freedy Johnston3. Christ Church Woman – Justin Townes Earle4. Wax Minute – Michael Nesmith5. Hard Enough – Brandon Flowers6. I Shall Call Her Mary – Montage7. Angela Surf City – The Walkmen8. Tragic Girl – Weezer9. Buttercups – Fran Healy10. In Christ There Is […]

2009 Christmas Playlist (And Presents)

A little on the late side, but nonetheless yule-rific! 1. The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes 2. Just Like Christmas – Low 3. O Holy Night – Duvall 4. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) – The Ramones 5. Child’s Christmas In Wales – John Cale 6. Christmas Must Be Tonight – The […]

4.5 B-Side Albums for the Holiday Weekend

Filling in for DZ this weekend… Typically, b-sides are b-sides for a reason. An artist writes 15, 20, or even 70 songs, and keeps the 11 or 12 best. Because of this, it’s pretty rare to find a b-side album worth what you paid for it (IF you paid for it), particularly not one that […]

“Up on a Mountain” by The Welcome Wagon

The song “Up on a Mountain” by The Welcome Wagon has been haunting me recently (in a good way). It is a simple song about the simple truth of the Gospel – that Christ came down to save us from our sin. And just as it should, it hits me right in the heart: Up […]

Welcome to The Welcome Wagon

In the most recent edition of Paste Magazine there is a fabulous review of a fabulous new album produced by the fabulous Sufjan Stevens. The album is called Welcome to the Welcome Wagon by the band The Welcome Wagon. The interesting thing about this band is the fact that it is made up of a […]

Mid-May Mix: The Covers

Every once in a while, I get obsessed with covers: both the good and the bad. Click here to spin/sample/download. I hope you agree with me JoJo isn’t all that bad when someone else sings her songs! Give her music a second chance. You’ll like it! 1. Faith (George Michael) – The Boy Least Likely […]

Mbird-Approved Christian Rock

As promised, here’s my stab at a playlist of legitimately great Christian rock songs, in response to the one Daniel Radosh posted on the NY Times blog. The criteria I used were: 1. The song had to be something that could honestly be called Christian Rock. Clearly, tons of “secular” music references Jesus, and huge […]