The Right Thing Is Hard To Do


Celeste – Hear My Voice (Live from Abbey Road)
Mina Tindle feat. Sufjan Stevens – Give A Little Love
Samantha Crain – There Is No Mail Today
Sharon Van Etten – On Your Way Now
Kacey Johansing – I Try
Ella Grace – I Wonder
The Staves – Trying
Alice Phoebe Lou – Lovesick
Steady Holiday – Repeat
Hanna Jadagu – What Is Going On?
Lucy Gaffney – Send Me Away
St. Vincent – The Melting Of The Sun
Serena Rider – Back To Myself
Becca Mancari – Annie
Flock Of Dimes – Hard Way
Louien – Better Woman
Lael Neale – Every Star Shivers In The Dark

Photo credit: Vivian Maier, Untitled, 1956.

Days Of Odd Colors


James Vincent McMorrow feat. Kenny Beats – I Should
GoAquilo – Moving On
Mel Blue – Wake Up Call
Kowloon – Come Over
Lucy Daydream – Trouble
Black Grapefruit – Vulnerability
Rook Monroe – Jolie
Oli Hannaford – Pinstripes
Biig Piig – Don’t Turn Around
Elohim – Good Day Bad Day
Raffaella – Bardot
Cayucas – Yeah Yeah Yeah
Shungudzo – It’s A Good Day (To Fight The System)
Greentea Peng – Hu Man
Romes feat. Haiva Ru – All The Time
Tim Atlas & Honeywhip – Peace At Last
Freedom Fry – Human

Photo credit: Untitled, by Lisa Brice

Thanks For The Memories

“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”. Leonard Cohen

2020 Covers

Courtney Barnet – Just For You (Kev Carmody cover)
Phoebe Bridgers – If We Make It Through December (Merle Haggard cover)
Marine Quéméré – Nothing Has Been Proved (Dusty Springfield & Petshop Boys cover)
Okay Kaya – You’re Still The One (Shaina Twain cover)
Karen O & Willie Nelson – Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie cover)
Birdie – Blue Skies (Ella Fitzgerald cover)
Chazzy Lake – Here I Am (Dolly Parton cover)
Whitney – Hammond Song (The Roches cover)
Charlotte – Redbone (Childish Gambino cover)
The Marías – Exit Music For A Film (Radiohead cover)
Tennis – Superstar (The Carpenters cover)
Molly Tuttle – Fake Empire (The National cover)
Ben Harper & Rhiannon Giddens – Black Eyed Dog (Nick Drake cover)
Father John Misty – Anthem (Leonard Cohen cover)
Erin Rose – Dark Tower (Miniature Tigers cover)
Fireflies – Willow (Field Mice cover)

Photo credit: Juana Gómez embroidered self-portrait.

She Acts Like Summer and Walks Like Rain


Marika Hackman – Realiti
Midnight Sister – Doctor Says
Sam Valdez – Clean
Sharon Van Etten – Let Go
Lily Hayes – Green Eyes
Phoebe Green – Reinvent
Rosie Carney – Black Star (Radiohead Cover)
Helena Deland – Pale
Sibille Attar – Why u Lookin’
Lusid – Beehive
Steady Holiday – Living Life
Munya – Boca Chica
Madeline Kenney – Picture Of You
The Weather Station – Tried To Tell You
Pale Honey – Some Time, Alone
Sarah Meth – Dead End World

Photo credit: «Of course your life seems fractured, you have one foot in an imaginary place». Illutstration by NVM (Michael Howard)

I Haven’t Met All Of Me Yet


Vilde – Splutter
Mane – Catamaran
Faye feat. Sofflee – Screams and Dreams (Staying Friends)
Sondre Lerche – Patience
S. Lyre – Pockets Full Of Love
Margaret Glaspy – Heartbreak
Someone – Once More, With Feeling
Joni – Orange
Rei Brown – Bubble
The Undercover Dream Lover – Drive Thru
Elephant Castle – Cool To Be Unhappy
Luke Beach Bown – Manny Sailed Away
Remington Super 60 – Still Near
Widowspeak – Breadwinner
D’Orkest – The End Of It All

Photo credit: Illustration by Nicole Rifkin

Double The Bet


Holobody – Place To Be (Nick Drake cover)
Sondre Lerche feat. Dominique Arciero, Sara Watkins & Sean Watkins – I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman (Britney Spears cover)
El Perro Del Mar – At Your Best (You Are Love) (Aaliyah cover)
Beth Orton – I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine (The Ronettes cover)
Whitney feat. Waxahatchee – Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver cover)
Sara Lov – Papa Was A Rodeo (Magnetic Fields cover)
Highasakite – Heavenly Father (Bon Iver cover)
Irisarri – Until Then (Broadcast cover)
Ten Fé – Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (Mark Ronson feat. Miley Cyrus cover)
Masha Qrella – Don’t Stop The Dance (Bryan Ferry cover)
Rosie Carney feat. Charli Adams – Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl (Broken Social Scene cover)
Stef Chura – How To Rent A Room (Silver Jews cover)
Mesita – The Rainbow (Talk Talk cover)
Patrick Wolf – Born To Die (Lana Del Rey cover)
Marissa Nadler – Solitude (Black Sabbath cover)

Photo credit: Within 15 minutes, by Alma Haser

Behind A Thin Veil


Sharon Van Etten feat. Norah Jones – Seventeen
Molly Burch – Needy
Emily Keener – Do You Love Me Lately
Jenny O. – God Knows Why
A Girl Call Eddy – Not That Sentimental Anymore
Batts – City View
Laura Marling – Held Down
Waxahatchee – Fire
Alexandra Savior – Soft Currents
Rosie Carney – I Dreamed I Was The Night
Anna St. Louis – The Bells
Courtney Marie Andrews – If I Told
Sam Valdez – Toothache
Phoebe Bridgers – Garden Song
Angel Olsen – Chance

Photo credit: Felicity by Magnus Plessen

Cola de paja


Amo Amo – Canta
Salt Cathedral – Te quiero olvidar
Lido Pimienta feat. Li Saumet – Nada
Lao Ra – Patrona
Daniela Andrade – Gallo pinto
Maria Usbeck – Amor anciano
Helado Negro – Sábana de luz (Live)
Combo Chimbita – Brillo más que el oro (La bala apuntándome)
Silvana Estrada – Te guardo
Paté de Fuá feat. Lila Downs – Llévame en un beso
Los Ángeles Azules feat. Natalia Lafourcade – Nunca es suficiente
Caloncho – Brillo Mío (Live)
Vacación – Ola Adiós
Y La Bamba – Entre los dos
Onda Vaga feas. Muerdo – Quédate luna
Gaby Moreno feat. Jackson Browne – Across The Borderline

Photo credit: El reflejo de uno mismo, illustration by Ximena Arias

Back & Forward


Marianne Faithfull – Angel (Fleetwood Mac cover)
Jim James – Turn Your Lights Down Low (Bob Marley & The Wailers cover)
The Black Keys – Dearest (Buddy Holly cover)
Madeline Kenney – Slumber Room (Sandy’s cover)
Swimming Bell – Driving (Wand cover)
La Force – Je suis libre (Angèle Arsenault)
Britta Phillips – Drive (The Cars cover)
Julian Peterson – I Started A Joke (Bee Gees cover)
Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan – Dreaming (Blondie cover)
Lynette Williams – This Must Be The Place (Talking Heads cover)
Middle Kids – All The Small Things (Blink-182 cover)
Juliana Hatfield – Needle In The Hay (Elliott Smith cover)
Low – I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)
Ohtis – Only Him Or Me (Townes Van Zandt cover)
Bill Callahan – So Long, Marianne (Leonard Cohen cover)
Bitchin Bonnie Billy Bajas – Pretty Saro (Bob Dylan cover)
Priscilla Ahn – True Love Will Find You In The End (Daniel Johnston cover)

Photo credit: Magazine #5, acrylic on cotton, by Naomi Okubo

Yes Indeed. (Things Have Never Been More Strange)


Kara feat. Devendra Barnhart – Bright Future Ahead
Tiny Ruins – Holograms
Night Shop – The Ship Has Sailed
Jessica Risker – I See You Among The Stars
Strand Of Oaks – Keys
Swimming Bell – 1988
Damien Jurado – South
Juliana Daugherty – Baby Teeth
Ohtis – Runnin
Tunng – Crow
Lens Mozer – I Wanna Love You
Jessca Hoop feat. Lucius – Shoulder Charge
Twain – Inner Beauty
Victoria Hume – If I Had A Sword

Photo credit: Let your mind roam free by Walid Bukhari via his Instagram