I Need To Start A Garden

Rose Droll – Too Damn Good To Give Up
Haley Heynderickx – Oom Sha La La
Nadine – Not My Kind Od Movie
Kraków Loves Adana – American Boy
Mattiel – Count Your Blessings
Someone – Forget Forgive
Laura K – Apologise
Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
Alana Henderson – Let This Remain
Pip Hall – Ill At Ease
East Of My Youth – Go Home
Joyeur – Dig
ShitKid – Yooouuu
Pearla – Somewhere
Freya – Nineteen Hours
Anna Burch – 2 Cool 2 Care
Oddnesse – I Used To
Strawberry Runners – Garden Hose

Photo credit: Self-portrait by Meggie Royer


Dick Stusso – Modern Music
So Many Wizards – Millipede
Renata Zeiguer – Follow Me Down
The Radio Dept. – Your True Name
Nadine – Pews
Amen Dunes – Miki Dora
Karen O feat. Michael Kiwanuka – Yo! My Saint
Helena Deland – There Are A Thousand
Leyya – Heat
Honeymilk feat. Matilda Wiezell – Coming Home
Born Ruffians – Forget Me
Lucius – Neighbors
Haley Heynderickx – Untitled God Song
Dr. Dog – Listening In
Frankie Cosmos – Jesse
Okay-Kaya – IUD
The Shacks – Follow Me

Photo credit: work on paper by Kirra Jamison


Here’s To Us All!

NASA Apollo 8: Merry Christmas
Damien Jurado – Kalla Hus
Tracey Thorn – Joy
Andrew Bird – So Much Wine, Merry Christmas
Kevin Morby – Blue Christmas
Petra Haden – Petra Of The Bells
Freedom Fry – Oh Santa (Bad World)
Kacey Musgraves, feat. Leon Bridges – Present With A Bow
Fitz & The Tantrums – Santa Stole My Lady
Pete Astor – Christmas Time
The Dø – Mele Kalikimaka
Tele Novella – Purple Snowflakes
The Golden Dregs – Driving Home For Christmas
Flora Cash – Snow, Lights
Kittyhawk – Silver Bells
Communist Daughter – Fairytale Of New York (The Pogues)
Joseph – Sister Winter
The Lifeforms – The Holidays O! Oh!

Photo credit: Geof Kern

Hide And Seek

Mark Loughrey – Before I Was Awake
Anna St. Louis – 288
Julia Jacklin – Hay Plain
Kevin Krauter – Fantasy Theme
PigPen Theatre Co. – Sydney
Violetta Zironi – Don’t Make Me A Fool
Modern Studies – Every Florist In Every Town
Nev Cottee – Open Eyes
Cloves – Better Now (acoustic)
Meilyr Jones – All Is Equal In Love
Cass McCombs – Medusa’s Outhouse
Megan Bonnell – Can’t Have You
Frightened Rabbit – Fields Of Wheat
Mutual Benefit – The Hereafter

Photo credit: Bath White. Oil on canvas by Amy Judd.


Start Here

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can

Jonathan Bree – You’re So Cool
Alex Cameron – Candy May
Giorgio Tuma – Foxes Don’t Lie
Retrospect – Moon Ride
Holy Miranda – Exquisite
The Legendary House Cats – Logic & Loss
Charlie Brand – Zen Whatever
Kevin Morby – Beautiful Strangers
Jim James – Here In Spirit
Luke Rathborne – Don’t Call Me Baby
Holy Sons – It’s My Feeling
Raoul Vignal – Bless You
Smoothposer – Summer
The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack – Do It For Nothing
Kan Wakan – No Line
Twelve’Len – In The Forest We Walk Through
Morningbell – Goodbye and Goodbye and Goodbye and Goodbye

Photo credit: Face by Lynn Scurfield

Taking My Time

Give and take my own advice / Until my demise / And live out the rest of my days / Taking my time
An undisputable thing / An unavoidable thing / Please don’t make me explain… ― Jim Guthrie

Tanukichan – Bitter Medicine
Steady Holiday – Terror
Sequoyah Tiger – Hey Paul Anka
Alice Phoebe Lou – Red
Gothic Tropic – Cry Like A Man
Ofelia K – Bad Boys
Cat Clyde – Running Water
Molly Burch – Try
Lina Tullgren – Get Lost
Emmy The Great – Mahal Kita
Juanita Stein – I’ll Cry
Angie Hudson – Bird
Rodes Rollins – Wes Come Back
Marle Thompson – Surf Rising
Mavi Phoenix – Love Longtime
Emily Reo – Spell

Photo credit: Ikegami Yoriyuki

Half-Past Nowhere

“We can only blame ourselves, so come sit with me in the dark. It’s half-past nowhere, everywhere.” ― Charles Bukowski

Gurli Octavia (You Lay Low)
Gus Harvey (Withches)
Jamila Woods (Holy)
Sleep Party People (The Missing Steps)
Jesse (De-pression)
Amber Arcades (Wouldn’t Even Know – feat. Bill Ryder Jones)
Willolux (Modern Day Maestro)
Horsebeach (The Highest Place)
Shabazz Palaces (Shine A Light – feat. Thaddillac)
The Cactus Channel & Sam Cromack (Everything Is Right In Front Of Me)
Feathered Sun (How Strange)
Noa May (Hey – Pixies cover)
Ariel Pink (Another Weekend)
Nia Wyn (Do You Love Enough)
J. Bernardt (On Fire)
Lynette Williams (Light)

Photo credit: Tyler Spangler


Two Hopes

Burn Antares (Who Loves The Sun // The Velvet Underground)
Doe Paoro (How Come You Never Go There // Feist)
Trails And Ways (Lost // Frank Ocean)
Swim Mountain (Love On Top // Beyoncé)
The Penelopes (Never Let Me Down Again // Depeche Mode)
Nick Waterhouse (Smooth Operator // Sade)
Gizmo (Girls Just Want To Have Fun // Cyndi Lauper)
Foxes In Fiction (The World Is As Soft As Lace // Felt)
The Blank Agains (Love Is The Drug // Roxy Music)
Video Video (Mother Stands For Comfort // Kate Bush)
Porridge Radio (Walking The Cow // Daniel Johnston)
Local Natives (Out Among The Stars // Johnny Cash)
Crater (Shoot You Down // Stone Roses)
You Are Number Six (Nantes // Beirut)
Dean & Britta (Friday I’m In Love // The Cure)
Stars (Asleep // The Smiths)

Photo credit: Two Hoops by Charlotte Bracegirdle. Acrylic on printed page from book, original by Tibor Csorgeo

To Unravel a Torment You Must Begin Somewhere

Mississippi River

Girlboss (Move That Bus)
Tops (Petals)
Kacey Johansing (Do You Want Me)
Madeline Kenney (Still Together)
Kraków Loves Adana (Youth Unbroken)
Molly Burch (Wrong For You)
Nilüfer Yanya (The Florist)
Cameron Avery (Dance With Me)
Woods (Love Is Love)
Gepsiz (Let The Chickens Jump Out)
Sondre Lerche (I Know Something That’s Gonna Brake Your Heart)
Girlpool (123)
Molly Nilson (About Somebody)
Foxygen (Follow The Leader)
Gabriella Cohen (Downtown)
Tambourines (Sunny Side)
Deep Throat Choir (Be OK)

Photo credit: Vintage map of the Mississippi river’s path over time, by Harold N. Fisk.

Title by Louise Bourgeois


The Art Of Forgetting

Laura Thompson

Jalen N’Gonda (Why I Try)
Durand Jones & The Indications (Smile)
Theo Lawrence & The Hearts (Heaven To Me)
Chicano Batman (Black Lipstick)
Jabs (All Good)
Jonti (Scrood – feat. Steve Lacy)
Kendra Morris (Twist & Burn)
Benjamin Booker (Witness)
Tanika Charles (Soul Run)
E (The Turning Point – feat. Ishtar)
Xiomara (You Don’t Know Jack)
Sophia Bastian (Blind Ambition)
Ephemerals (You’ll Never See Me Cry)
Smoove & Turrell (Fight On)
The Frightnrs (Nothing More To Say)
The Olympians (Sirens Of Jupiter)
Jeb Loy Nichols (Never Too Much)

Photo credit: Senseless by Laura Thompson