I'm pretty damn passionate about these. I hope it shows. Thanks to the hosts.
The Smithereens - Christmas (The Who cover) - Bag of Songs - two of my favorite bands
The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale Of New York - Barely Awake in Frog Pajamas
Game Theory - 24 - Tsururadio - Ahhhh!
AC Newman - The Heartbreak Rides & Like a Hitman, Like a Dancer - Tsururadio - two more from The New Pornographer's forthcoming Get Guilty. I previewed it here, with three A.C. and three NP songs included. BTW, sometimes its AC, sometimes A.C. Please don't let it bother you.
Peter Walker - 39 Stars - Tsururadio
Dreamend - If Only for a Day - Obscure Sound - I posted "Are You Waking" here.
The Explorers' Club - Forever & Don't Forget the Sun - Obscure Sound - Scroll down to No. 26. - Beach Boysesque
The Ruby Suns - There Are Birds - Obscure Sound - Scroll to No. 38.
Love Is All - Movie Romance - Obscure Sound - No. 37 - I don't know why, but Munchkin girl voices often do it for me. I'm not sure I wanta.
East Hundred - Plus Minus - Milk Milk Lemonade
New Madrid Faults - Cities - Milk Milk Lemonade
The Would-Be-Goods - The Camera Loves Me - Little Hits
Broadfield Marchers - Rightness Of Commands - 5 Acts - Every time I hear these guys from Kaintuck I get excited. (It happened again yesterday in the car.)
The Panics - Get Us Home - 5 Acts
Babyshambles - Beg Steal or Borrow - Dead Flowers - included w/ Mike's excellent interview of Babyshambles drummer Adam Ficek