Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Alexandra EthellHabibi (Let Me In)
La Luz (T.V. Dream)
The Casket Girls (Same Side)
Echo & The Empress (One More Tear)
Summer Twins (Forget Me)
Echo And Maw (Float Away)
The Gladeyes (Honey Pie)
Stealing Sheep (Your Saddest Song)
Chaos Chaos (Across The Map)
Chastity Belt (Black Sail)
Dott (Talk To You)
Pins (Get With Me)
Punkake (Vanilla Dreams)
Bleached (Dead In Your Head)
Frankie Rose And The Outs (Little Brown Haired Girls)
First Aid Kit (On The Road Again)
The Staves (Wisely And Slow)
Beaches (Distance)

Photo credit: The best of physical education, collage by Alexandra Ethel

Nostalgia

NostalgiaVetiver (Roll On Babe)
The Sleepy Jackson (Miniskirt)
The Go Find (The Party)
Zoos Of Berlin (Doctor Vine Passing)
The Elected (Not Going Home)
French Kicks (Close To Modern)
Dent May (Met Me In The Garden)
Spoon (Rhythm & Soul)
Gruff Rhys (Candylion)
Darren Hayman & The Secondary Modern (Compilation Cassette)
Dylan Mondegreen (Last Day Of Harvest)
Papercuts (Dear Employee)
Beulah (Me And Jesus Don’t Talk Anymore)
The Old Ceremony (Same Difference)
Holy Fuck (Lovely Allen)
Small Black (Despicable Dogs)
The Mint Chicks (Red White Or Blue)
The Vines (Winning Days)
Department Of Eagles (No One Does It Like You)
Alias & Tarsier (Plane That Draws A White Line)
Blonde Redhead (Messenger – feat. David Sylvian)
Chinawoman (Party Girl)

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Young & Fresh

Lisa WassmannNimmo And The Gauntletts (Change)
Lupa (The Infinite Colour)
Kenzie May (Hide & Seek)
Wolf Alice (Wednesday)
Jamie MacDowell (Jane)
Eves/Hannah Karydas (Heavy)
Tyler Taormina (Cherry Dip)
Kirby Kaiser (Every Time)
Only Real (Get It On)
Saint Raymond (Young Blood)
Childhood (Semester)
Misty Miller (Little Drummer)
Jake Bugg (Note To Self)
Blaenavon (Gods)
The Orwells (Who Needs You)
Swim Deep (Honey)
Sampha (Without)
Mali Michael (Ghost)
Douglas Dare (Lungful)
Låpsley (Pick Me Up)
Banoffee (Reign Down)
Broken Twin (Beaches)
Benjamin Francis Leftwich (Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm)

 

Photo credit: When I Grow Up, by Lisa Wassmann

Let’s Get Started

Izziyana SuhaimiSeinabo Sey (Younger)
Raleigh Ritchie (Bloodsport)
Rosie Lowe (10K Balloons)
Fé (Time)
Solander (All Opportunities)
Francis And The Lights (Like A Dream)
Daniel Wilson (Will You)
Avid Dancer (Stop Playing With My Heart)
Perera Elswhere (Giddy – feat. Gonjasufi)
Cosmo Sheldrake & Jana Eidse (I Threw A Rock Into The Sea)
Marika Hackman (Skin – feat. Sivu)
Jaakko Eino Kalevi (When You Walk Through Them All)
Rainer (Satin)
Josef Salvat (Every Night)
Shy Girls (Second Heartbeat)
Ether Teeth (Autumn Sky)
Mansionair (Hold Me Down – feat. Revier)
IYES (‘Till Infinity)
Brolin (Portland)

 

Photo credit: Izziyana Suhaimi embroidery art.

2013 Favorites

Anne MumfordCourtney Barnett (Avant Gardener)
Typhoon (Young Fathers)
Pickwick (Lady Luck – feat. Sharon Van Etten)
Cosmo Sheldrake (Rich – feat. Andrea Vargas)
The Melodic (When I Feel Free)
Sin Fang (Look At The Light)
Man Man (Head On)
Dan Croll (In/Out)
Wild Ones (Golden Twin)
Elvis Costello & The Roots (Walk Us Uptown)
Lady (Money)
Cruiser (Kidnap Me)
Natasha Kozaily (Who We Be)
Cage The Elephant (Cigarette Daydreams)
Cate Le Bon (I Think I Knew – feat. Perfume Genius)
Cloud Control (Promises)
Arthur Beatrice (Grand Union)
John Grant (GMF)
Damien Jurado (Silver Timothy)
Western Lows (Grapevine)
Mutual Benefit (Advanced Falconry)
Jim James (A New Life)
Benjamin Clementine (Cornerstone)

Photo credit: Have you found your way home?  by Anne Mumford

Merry & Bright

Merry and BrightNick Lowe (I Was Born In Bethlehem)
Bahamas (Christmas Must Be Tonight)
Hamsters (Home)
Hey Rosetta!(Carry Me Home)
Sufjan Stevens (Justice Delivers Its Death)
Great Lake Swimmers (Hang A String Of Lights)
Tracey Thorn (Tinsel And Lights)
The Bewitched Hands (Christmas Tree)
Zee Avi (Frosty The Snowman)
The Handsome Family (So Much Wine)
She & Him (Christmas Day)
Faye & The Scrooges (Terrible Presents)
Brandon & Leah (It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas)
Pink New Dolphins (Sometimes Suicide)
Cornershop (Every Year So Different – feat. TRWBADOR)
Maps (Merry Christmas My Friend)
Ryan Vail (So This Is Christmas)
Kishi Bashi (It’s Christmas But It’s Not White Here In Our Town)
Holly Golightly (That’s What I Want For Christmas)
Marc Scibilia (Deeper Than You Know – feat. Leigh Nash)
The Be Good Tanyas (Rudy)
Woods (Christmas Time Is Here)
Shelby Bryant (Wot Is Nog?)
Creature Kind (Away In A Manger)
Just Handshakes (I Still Believe In Christmas Trees)
Low (Just Like Christmas)

 

Photo credit: found. It seems to be a picture from the set of Moulin Rouge (2001).

Greatest Hits Of Other People

Joe WebbLucius: Ghosting (Freelance Whales)
Yael Naim: Toxic (Britney Spears)
Silver Swans: He Doesn’t Know Why (Fleet Foxes)
Real Magic: Dancing On My Own (Robyn)
Chromatics: Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush)
The Submarines: Your Silent Face (New Order)
Bev Lee Harling: Why Don’t You Do Right (Joseph McCoy)
Gary Clark: Freight Train (Elizabeth Cotten)
Orenda: Nebraska (Bruce Springsteen)
Lorde: Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears)
Tears For Fears: Ready To Start (Arcade Fire)
Little Owl: Waves Of Mutilation (Pixies)
Tone Tiger: Just Like Honey (The Jesus & Mary Chain)
Rizzle Kicks: Summertime Sadness (Lana Del Rey)
Janelle Monae: I Want You Back (The Jackson 5)
Sami: Crazy (Willie Nelson)
Jessie Ware: Love Thy Will Be Done (Martika)
Alice Jemima: Nighcall (Kavinsky)
Alina Orlova: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Popular)
The Cornshed sisters: Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)
Anika: Love Buzz (Shocking Blue)
Rainbow Chan: Lovefool (The Cardigans)

Photo credit: Kissing Magritte, collage by Joe Webb

Good Vibrations

Mike ApichellaMans (Mellow Magic Marker)
Jungle (The Heat)
Kinny (Lost Baggage)
Nightmares On Wax (Be, I Do)
Booker T (Sound The Alarm – feat. Mayer Hawthorne)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra (So Good At Being In Trouble)
Myron & E (If I Gave You My Love)
Chromeo (When The Night Falls)
Cody Chesnutt (Till I Met Thee)
Raashan Ahmad (The Remedy)
The Coup (WAVIP – feat. Das Racist and Killer Mike)
Chance Waters (Maybe Tomorrow – feat. Lilian Blue)
Farhot (Painkiller – feat. Ms. Dynamite)
Moko (Summon The Strength)
Alice Russell (Drinking Song)
Andy Allo (Yellow Gold)
Equal (Lost In The Evening – feat. Gary Jules)
Omar (The Man)
Urthboy (Easy Baby)
Joe Driscoll (Water)
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens (What Have You Done)
Blowfly (Rap Dirty)

Photo credit: Mike Apichella’s collage

Insight

MikMaxJackie Onassis (Smoke Trails)
Pluto Jonze (Eject)
Future Bible Heroes (Living, Loving, Partygoing)
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down (Holly Roller)
Fear Of Men (Born)
Belgian Fog (You Drive Me To Madness)
Bliss Club (Isabeau)
Leapling (Seventeen)
Pure X (Things In My Head)
Hey Marseilles (Lift Your Eyes)
Saintseneca (Uppercutter)
Wild Club (The Water)
Elephant (Shapeshifter)
Sandro Perri (Love And Light)
Siskiyou (Hold It In)
Willy Mason (Carry On)
Laura Groves (Pale Shadows)
Kelley Stoltz (Kim Chee Taco Man)
Hannah Cohen (The Crying Game)
Luke Temple & Eliot Krimsky (Suffer)
Ofei (Tomorrow)

 

Photo credit: Mireia Rodríguez for Mikmax.

Bestiario

Jennifer DavisJonathan Rado (Seven Horses)
Slow Machete (Grey Eyed Bird)
Francisco The Man (Tiger)
Bipolar Sunshine (Drowning Butterflies)
Wise Blood (Rat)
Denai Moore (Wolves)
Ducktails (Honey Tiger Eyes)
Rainy Milo (Rats)
Natasha Kozaily (The Tiniest Elephant In The World)
The Milk Carton Kids (Snake Eyes)
Rainbow Chan (Rabbit & Fox)
The Moondoggies (Midnight Owl)
Fossil Collective (Wolves)
Poor Moon (Birds)
The Phoenix Foundation (Buffalo)
Izzy Bizu (White Tiger)
Dr. Dog (The Unicorn)

 

Photo credit: Beetle, acrylic/graphite painting by Jennifer Davis