Tuesday, August 22, 2006

"High Spots"
Penguins #10 (July) - by Stephanie Valdez (late of New York City)

The Obvious Child - Paul Simon
It's Not Happening - The Be Good Tanyas
Stupid Mouth Shut - Hem
You Turn Me On, I'm a Radio - Joni Mitchell
ABC - The Jackson Five
Beach Boys - His Name is Alive
Aladdin's Story - Death in Vegas
The Saddest Story Ever Told - The Magnetic Fields
9:20 Special - Count Basie
Manhattan - Ella Fitzgerald
I Know Where the Summer Goes - Belle and Sebastian
Reader Meet Author - Morissey
Jesus, Etc. - Wilco
Don't Go Back to Rockville - 10,000 Maniacs
Cherry Lane - Ryan Adams
California Stars - Billy Bragg and Wilco
Rock and Roll - Rasputina

I've seen Rasputina a couple of times, they put on a great live show - last time I saw them was in Williamsburgh, Brooklyn at Galapagos. California Stars is a favorite, and that whole album was a favorite of mine - I like to pluck that one out on the guitar sometimes.
Thanks, Stephanie.

Thursday, August 17, 2006


Hi gang, I just mailed out the new CD. Actually, a friend of mine and I made it, his name is Billy Terry. I started thinking the other day that I might have duplicated a song or two from past CD's, I hope not, but I wanted to mention it. I have really enjoyed getting ya'll's CD's, so I hope you enjoy ours:


1 In the Beginning……………………………..The Stills
2 One Big Holiday……………………………..My Morning Jacket
3 Don't Know Why (You Stay)………………..The Essex Green
4 Oh Mandy…………………………………….Spinto band
5 God Monkey Robot………………………….The Apparitions
6 Staging the Plaguing of the Raised Platform……………………………………….Cornershop
7 Black Cab…………………………………….Jens Lekman
8 Bongo Bong………………………………….Manu Chao
9 Shorty's Night Out…………………………...Bellagios
10 I Burn Today………………………………….Frank Black
11 Broken Signals……………………………….The Mugs
12 History of Lovers…………………………………………Calexico & Iron and Wine
13 Rotten Love…………………………………..Levy
14 The Needle Has Landed……………………Neko Case
15 Happy Birthday………………………………Clem Snide
16 Trains to Brazil……………………………….Guillemots
17 Shine a Light…………………………………Wolf Parade
18 Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken………Camera Obscura


-Mike Finewood