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July Playlist

June Playlist

As a special bonus this time, we’re proud to get to debut the title song from the forthcoming record There Will Be Rest by the ultra-talented Blake Flattley (who you may know from such places as Our Saviour NYC). You can listen to the song at the end of the playlist, or download the song by clicking here. The release party happens in NYC on June 26.

May Playlist

April Playlist

March Playlist

It’s a Lenten Britpop girl-group extravaganza!


February Playlist

January Playlist

We’re experimenting with a new format for our playlists. Hope you dig and Happy New Year!

P.S. That amazing Nettles song is an Mbird exclusive. Check out their stuff here.

December Mix: Happy Birthday Baby Jesus 2014


Growing up the son of a liturgical Episcopal priest, Christmas music was verboten in our house until after the 4th Sunday in Advent. So, it makes me nervous when Dave makes me post my Xmas mix right as December dawns… Anywho, Jing Jing A Ling! Let me know what rings your bell.


November Playlist

  1. Fight Test – The Flaming Lips000part
  2. Writing’s on the Wall – OK Go
  3. Running Up That Hill (Deal With God) – Kate Bush
  4. Letters to Elise – The Cure
  5. O Girlfriend – Weezer
  6. Sit Down – James
  7. Alien – 20/20
  8. I Don’t Know What I Want – The Raspberries
  9. Long Song Comin – Bob Seger
  10. The North Star – Roddy Frame
  11. Hometown USA – Slaid Cleaves
  12. As Long As There’s You – The Partridge Family
  13. The Scientist – Aimee Mann
  14. Walk Away – Del Shannon
  15. Kisses of Fire – ABBA
  16. No More Looking Back – The Kinks
  17. Bible Black Starless Sky – Andy Fairweather Low
  18. Hymnsong – Sons of Bill,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,|titles=Fight

October Playlist

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    T-minus two weeks and counting!

    I’ll Have To Dance With Cassie – God Help the Girl

  2. Everything’s Tuesday – General Johnson and the Chairmen of the Board
  3. The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had to Swallow) – The Jam
  4. Nuclear Boy – 2020
  5. Can I Borrow a Kiss? – The Knack
  6. No Substitute – The Shivvers
  7. So Long – ABBA
  8. Niemals Einer Meinung – Die Toten Hosen
  9. That’s How People Grow Up – Morrissey
  10. Lady With the Spinning Head – U2
  11. Glorious – Andreas Johnson
  12. Not a Second More – The Lees of Memory
  13. Elevate Me Later – Pavement
  14. The Creature from the Black Lagoon – Dave Edmunds
  15. Drinkin Days – Slaid Cleaves
  16. Cold Hands – Carl Anderson
  17. Why Go Alone – Chris Von Sneidern
  18. Dancing in the Dark – John Legend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,|titles=Ill

September Playlist

  1. 09e95f9b9d69fe05485ff843784d2517Cruel to Be Kind – Nick Lowe
  2. One Way Love – Agnetha Faltskog
  3. Goodbye Eddie Goodbye – The Juicy Fruits
  4. A Day Without Jesus – Bobby Whitlock
  5. Bayou Country – Gritz
  6. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted – Joan Osborne and the Funk Brothers
  7. Suicide – The Raveonettes
  8. Racine – Duvall
  9. Another School Day – Hello
  10. Head Over Heels – ABBA
  11. So Now What – The Shins
  12. Truly Julie’s Blues – Bob Lind
  13. Like a Rocket Man – David Bowie
  14. No Show – Bishop Allen
  15. The New You – Jenny Lewis
  16. God and Suicide – Blizten Trapper
  17. Have Mercy – The Gaslight Anthem
  18. The Healing Day – Bill Fay,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,|titles=Cruel

BONUS TRACK: ABBA does Romans 7…


August Playlist

Fair warning, The Mockingbird office has been swallowed up in a (mesquite flavored) cloud of country-funk as of late:

  1. California Women – Hoyt Axtonbessie
  2. Guide for the Married Man – The Turtles
  3. Rest in Peace – Curt Boettcher
  4. Tulsa Turnaround – Three Dog Night
  5. Pay Day Give Away – Bill Wilson
  6. Hello LA Bye Bye Birmignham – John Randolph Marr
  7. No Man’s Woman – Sinead O’Connor
  8. Panopticon – Smashing Pumpkins
  9. Sweet Caress – Izzy Stradlin
  10. Burning – The War on Drugs
  11. Breathin Easy – The Reivers
  12. The Land of Make Believe – Buck Fizz
  13. In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me) – The Foundations
  14. Naked As We Came – Iron and Wine
  15. Look Into the Night – Mark Olson
  16. Bottomless Cup – The Jayhawks
  17. Failed Christian – Nick Lowe
  18. You Gotta Sin to Get Saved – Maria McKee,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,|titles=California