Mockingbird is graciously hosting my Christmas mix again this year. 2013 reveals sort of a punker/”classic” indie lean, with plenty of originals alongside chestnuts roasted with new recipes.  Other genre excursions too, natch. Hope you find some new favorites to brighten your Advent and Christmas seasons. Love to hear what you’re diggin on.

Past year’s mixes here.

  1. Variations On Carol of the Bells — The Mermen
  2. Silent Night — Nick Lowe
  3. It’s Christmas Time — Yo La Tengo
  4. Bethlehem — Vigilantes Of Love
  5. Silver Bells — Chet Atkins
  6. Christmas Day Is Coming — The Blue Diamonds & Jack Bulterman Orchestra & Chorus
  7. Jingle Bells — Sy Mann with Jean-Jacques Perrey
  8. Free Christmas — Johnny Marr and The Healers
  9. Cry Of A Tiny Babe (Live Version) — Bruce Cockburn with Lou Reed Rosanne Cash & Rob Wasserman
  10. Hurray for Santa Claus — The Fleshtones
  11. Little Drummer Boy (Up the Khyber) — Hoodoo Gurus
  12. O Come O Come Emmanuel — Bad Religion
  13. White Christmas (Guitar Stooge Version) — Iggy Pop
  14. Punch Bowl Full of Joy — Sonny Columbus & the Del Fuegos
  15. Christmas Night — Dwight Twilley
  16. Mary’s Little Boy Child — Jim Reeves
  17. Merry Christmas — The Cameos
  18. I’ll Be Your Santa Baby — Rufus Thomas
  19. Christmas in the City — King Sun feat. D Moët
  20. Le Cantique de Noël — Royksopp
  21. Home for the Season — Neil Halstead
  22. Christmas Eve Can Kill You — Dawn McCarthy and Bonnie "Prince" Billy
  23. Gaudete — Steeleye Span