One Fine Day

White SandsThe Milk Carton Kids (Hope Of A Lifetime)
Mice Parade (Couches & Carpets)
Lavender Diamond (Dragonfly)
Islands (In A Dream It Seemed Real)
David Vandervelde (I Will Be Fine)
Beth Jeans Houghton (Atlas)
Bahamas (Okay Alright I’m Alive)
The Helio Sequence (One More Time)
Boy In Static (Toy Baby Grand)
Phosphorescent (Ride On / Right On)
Painted Palms (Carousel)
Woods (Size Meets The Sound)
Fear Of Men (Green Sea)
The Cave Singers (Have To Pretend)
Eleni Mandell (Who You Gonna Dance With)
Amor De Días (Jean’s Weaving)
Wild Child (Pillow Talk)

Photo credit: White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, 1957. Source: Vintage National Geographic scans.

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

Tim BarberShintaro Sakamoto (You Just Decided)
Holly Miranda (Forest Green Oh Forest Green)
Vacationer (Be With You)
Lonely Drifter Karen (Comet)
The Phoenix Foundation (Bitte Bitte)
St Gregory Orange (Salem AM)
The Go Find (Everybody Knows It’s Gonna Happen Only Not Tonight)
Jon Kennedy (Tonto Rides The Gain)
Night Moves (Headlights)
Liam Hayes & Plush (White Telescope)
Peggy Sue (Torture)
Marques Toliver (Deep In My Heart)
Forest Fire (The News)
Small Black (Free At Down)
Reptar (Phonetics)
The Ruby Suns (In Real Life)
Francois & The Atlas Mountains (Les Plus Beaux – Naïve New Beaters Remix)

Photo credit: Photograph by Tim Barber.

Poppies & Forget-Me-Nots

Try to believe in beauty again.

poppiesWalker Kong – Vivian Girls
Beulah – Emma Blowgun’s Last Stand
Ivy – Ba Ba Ba
Giorgio Tuma – Little Dusty
The Ladybug Transistor – Clutching Stems
The Glands – I Can See My House From Here
Young and Sexy – One False Move
Bill Ricchini – A Cold Wind Will Blow Through Your Door
The Essex Green – New Orleans
James Hindle – Leaving Trains
Eggstone – April and May
Pernice Brothers – High As A Kite
Pipas – Boxes
The Minus 5 – Days Of Wine And Booze Number
The 1900’s – Bmore
Papercuts – Poor and Free
Pedro The Lion – Keep Swinging
Komeda – Dizzy Bossanova
The Wannadies – Disko
The Luscksmiths – Up With The Sun
Birdie – One Two Five
The Postmarks – Goodbye

Photo credit: Refreshing mint with forget-me-nots and poppies by Catharine.

Today Is Gonna Be Great

todayHayden Desser (Rainy Saturday)
Eric & Magill (Tangled Up In Nets)
Sweet Baboo (Let’s Go Swimming Wild)
Jamaican Queens (Water)
Big Harp (Waiting For Some Drunk)
Maston (Messages)
Nightlands (So Far So Long)
Sophia Knapp (Times Square)
Alessi’s Ark (Tin Smithing)
Steve Mason (Fire!)
Akron/Family (River)
Lawrence Arabia (Travelling Shoes)
Jacco Gardner (Clear The Air)
Taken By Trees (Dreams)
Stornoway (Beachcomber’s Windowsill)
Shoemansky (What If I Said – feat. Tony Harris)

Photo credit: © Molly Jacques Illustration & Hand Lettering 2013.

Strange Weather

Laurel Halo – Airsick
Julia Holter – Goddess Eyes II
Matthew E. White – Will You Love Me
Helado Negro – 2º Día
Koushik – In A Green Space
Son Lux – Chase
Juana Molina – El Vestido
Lisa Papineau – Saxophone Calypso
Rokia Traoré – Zen
Cibelle – Man From Mars
Maria Minerva – Honey, Honey
Fujiya & Miyagi – OK
Hauschka – Cube

Photo credit: Zephyr of the Bay, C-Print, 2009. Elise Rasmussen.

Maybe Yesterday

Tim Burgess – White
Lola Kite – Energy Could Be Our Closest Friend
The Secret Love Parade – Share The Bike
Should – Turned tables
Dirty Beaches – True Blue
The Maccabees – Go
Kopecky – Heartbeat
Bing Ji Ling – Sunshine love
Ghost Society – Love love
Pale – Too much
Yeasayer – Logevity
Superhuman Happiness – Hounds
The Rosebuds – Woods

Photo credit: One of the Mysterious Letters of Lenka Clayton and Michael Crowe.

Just One Word

Damn Monday Session #0. Where it all starts, with just one word…

The Sea and Cake – Harps
Sparklehorse – Sunshine
Palpitation – Faraway
Soley – Dance
Caveman – Thankful
Future Islands – Balance
Dawn Landes – Traffic
Tennis – Origins
Emily Wells – Juicy
James Blake – Unluck
Kilo Kish – Navy
The Presets – Ghosts
Slow Club – Beginners
Pacific Air – Float
Alpine – Hands
Lovers – Tonight
Bonobo – Silver

Photo credit: source unknown