So Many Hours Of My Life

Caryn DrexlBalanescu Quartet (Aria)
Hauschka (La Dilettante)
Reza (Babel)
Haiku Salut (Los Elefantes)
Jun Miyake (Lilies In The Valley)
Negro (Paz y permanencia)
Tülpa (Für Elise – Tülpa Remix)
K. Leimer (Gisella)
Tommy Guerrero (The Lonely And The Only)
Rene Aubry (Lungomare)
G.T. Moore (Thanksgiving)
Woodbine & Ivy Band (Sleep On Sleeping On)
Dave McKeown (Long Live Nigun)
Asita Hamidi’s Bazaar (Mantra Lullaby)

Photo credit: Conjuring, self portrait by Caryn Drexl

Keep Your Chin Up

Solve SundsboHugh (Almost Done, Almost There)
Freedom Fry (The Words)
Teleman (Dusseldorf)
Agua Roja (Joey)
Remi Miles (Under Light Symphonies)
Savoir Adore (Lovers Wake)
Living (Cerulean)
Palmas (I Want To Know Your Love)
Diane Coffee (Everyday)
Banana Peels (Ave – feat. Britt Tolliver)
Michael Christmas (Big Ass Smile)
The Derevolutions (Purple, Gold & White)
Brett (Street Cleaning)
Haarm (Foxglove)
Azure Blue (Tragedy & Changes)
Tessera Skies (Such Great Heights “Raindrops”)

Photo credit: Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue Italy

Fantasías animadas de ayer y hoy

MexicoCentavrvs (Fumemos un cigarrillo – feat. Carla Morrison)
Valgur (Besos de canela)
The Chamanas (Las Penas)
Caloncho (Pasa el tiempo)
Centavrvs (Colibrí)
Mariel Mariel (Foto pa ti)
Quiero Club (Gran antigüedad)
Daniel Dennis (Cien años)
Ulises Hadjis (Lo haré)
Jardín (Fluir)
Los Freddy’s (Déjenme llorar)
Los Románticos de Zacatecas (Música romántica)
Mi Sobrino Memo (Melancólico)
Little Jesus (Norte: la canción)
Haciendo el mal (Tengo que decirte)
Espumas y Terciopelo (Flores)
Salma Hayek (La bruja)

 

Photo credit: Mexican Art & Life No. 1 (Jan. 1938). UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Paradise Lost

Viviane SassenBritta Phillips (One Fine Summer Morning)
Michael Nau (Smooth Aisles)
Snøskred (Mirage)
The Haiduks (Diamond Drop)
The Limiñanas (Garden Of Love – feat. Peter Hook)
Gold Celeste (The Wonder Of Love)
Stranded Horse (Monde)
Mu (16 Years)
Adesuwa (Coach Class)
Okay Kaya (Keep On Pushin’)
Kadhja Bonet (This Love)
Johnny Jewel (Prayer To St. Therese – feat. Chloë Sevigny)
Masasolo (Really Thought She Loved Me)
Tellef Raabe (Flying On The Ground)
Frances Cone (Arizona)
Karl Blau (Fallin’ Rain)

Photo credit: Ivy (Parasomnia) by Viviane Sassen

Sorry I’m Late

Nyssa SharpCancioneira (PrimaVera)
Tiny Ruins (Straw Into Gold)
Hear Images (Hazy Plains)
Kristy Mcgee (Sandman)
George Cosby (Vacant Grace)
Whitney (No Woman)
Daniel Martin Moore (To Make It True)
Okay Kaya (I’m Stupid But I Love You)
I Have A Tribe (Medicine From Calgary)
Cross Record (Steady Waves)
Carter Tanton (Twentynine Palms – feat. Sharon Van Etten)
Simon Joyner (You Got Under My Skin)
Jenny Gillespie (Part Potawatomi)
Lion Bark (You And Me)
Growling Tongue (Are You For Real)
Aidan Knight (What Light Never Goes Dim)
Anna von Hausswolff (An Oath)

Photo credit: Girl with the yellow skirt, by Nyssa Sharp

Holding On For Tomorrow

Willy PoganyHolly Golightly (Seven Wonders)
Basia Bulat (Fool)
Elvis Perkins (Hogus Pogus)
Islands (Back Into It)
Emily Wells (Don’t Use Me Up)
Monte Booker (Baby – feat. Ravyn Lenae)
The Como Mamas (Out Of Wilderness)
Abram Shook (Chelsea Walls)
Calvin Love (Automaton)
Yann Tiersen (A Midsummer Evening)
The Weather Machine (Peach)
Frankie Cosmos (Sinister)
Violent Femmes (Love Love Love Love Love)
Strawberry Whiplash (This Is All We Have)
Ultimate Painting (I’ve Got The Sanctioned Blues)
The Lemons (JJ’s House)
H. Hawkline (Everybody’s On The Line)
Laura Gibson (The Cause)
Father John Misty (Maybe, Sweet One, You Won’t Have Nightmares Tonight)

Photo credit: Illustration from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Willy Pogany (1882-1955). Published in 1942 by David McKay.

Covered In Gold

Natural CuriositiesChløë Black (Le temps de l’amour / Françoise Hardy)
Briana Marela (There Is A War / Leonard Cohen)
Stranded Horse (Transmission / Joy Division)
Kishi Bashi (This Must Be The Place – Talking Heads)
Wanda Jackson (In The Cold, Cold Night – feat. Shooter Jennings / The White Stripes)
Avid Dancer (Move On Up / Curtis Mayfield)
David Bazan (Read My Mind / The Killers)
Stars (Long Hot Summer / The Style Council)
How Sad (It Is What It Is / Blood Orange)
Brika (Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High / Arctic Monkeys)
Julia Holter (Gold Dust Woman / Fleetwood Mac)
De Montevert (Being Boring / Pet Shop Boys)
Birkwin Jersey (Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe / Kendrick Lamar)
Emily Wells (Philadelphia / Neil Young)
Lyla Foy (Something On Your Mind / Karen Dalton)
El Perro Del Mar (Breaking The Girl / Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Photo credit: Sunset Gray by Natural Curiosities

Our Foolish Deeds

Kris KnightElliott Power (Once Smitten)
Jelani Blackman (Submarine)
Kamau (BooDha)
Santigold (Chasing Shadows)
Sofi Tukker (Matadora)
Poliça (Wedding)
Aaron Taylor (Lesson Learnt)
Charlotte Day Wilson (After All)
Eeves (Feathers)
Jerry Folk (To My Soul)
Wildcat! Wildcat! (Straight To The Top)
Dan San (Dream)
Jorja Smith (Blue Lights)
Boy & Bear (Limit Of Love)
Kwamie Liv (Perfect Grace)
Rich Jones (Devotion)
Chet Faker (In-Between)

Photo credit: Ivory, oil on canvas by Kris Knight. Secrets Are The Things We Grow

We Were Happy Then

Deger BakirTV Girl (If You Want It)
Ian Dury & The Blockheads (Dance Little Rude Boy)
Tristesse Contemporanie (Woodwork)
Rodrigo Leão (Lonely Carousel – feat. Beth Gibbons)
Shout Out Louds (Blue Ice)
Chinawoman (To Be With Others)
The Space Lady (Synthesize Me)
Helado Negro (Dance Ghost)
Jeans Wilder (Sparkler)
Horrid Red (I’m Terribly Hurt)
The Memories (Knock On That Door)
Fimber Bravo (The Way We Live Today – feat. Alexis Taylor)
Alessi’s Ark (The Rain)
Angel Olsen (The Waiting)
Reputante (Safe n’ Sound)
The Spinto Band (Shake It Off), On An On (Ghost)

Photo credit: Collage by Deger Bakir

Back In Time

LOfficiel 1969Margo Guryan (California Shake)
Lee Hazlewood (I Just Learned To Run – unreleased studio outtake)
Lee Hazlewood (I Just Learned To Run)
Dave Helling (The Bells)
Tim Maia (Nobody Can Live Forever)
José Feliciano (If I Really Bug You)
Wilson Simonal (Nem Vem Que Nao Tem)
Alton Ellis (What Does It Take To Win Your Love)
Bob & Gene (I Can Be Cool)
The Jaynetts (Keep It To Yourself – Take 1)
Shirley Ann Lee (There’s A Light)
Young Holt Unlimited (Ain’t There Something Money Can’t Buy)
The Notations (A New Day)
Dr. Feelgood (Roxette)
Rod McKuen (Ellen, Ellen Did You Hear)
Fern Jones (Didn’t It Rain)
Jesse Winchester (Sassy)
Joe Cruz & The Cruzettes (Love Song)
Wendy Rene (After Laughter Comes Tears)
Amiri Baraka (Who Will Survive America)
Karen Dalton (In My Own Dream)
Alex Chilton (You Can Bet Your Heart On Me)

Photo credit: Editorial work from L’Officiel de la Couture et de la Mode, 1969