Aimee Mann & Ted Leo: The Both

By: Brendan

Aimee Mann & Ted Leo have joined forces under the moniker The Both. The Both’s self-titled debut was just released today and you can hear the duo perform songs from the album in the following Tiny Desk Concert. Tracks performed: “You Can’t Help Me Now,” “Milwaukee,” “No Sir” and “The Gambler.”

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Daughter: Live Performances

By: Brendan

One of my favorite places to find great music is Live Performances from KEXP. This podcast features amazing performances in recent months by The Waterboys, London Grammar, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Daughter. The latter act has also been recently featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts…

James Vincent McMorrow

By: Brendan

One of my favorite Tiny Desk Concerts is this one featuring Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow.

You can download an mp3 of the song “Sparrow and the Wolf,” from the album Early In The Morning, at Rolling Stone.

McMorrow’s next album, Post Tropical, will be released January 14th. Stream the first single, “Cavalier,” at NPR.

If all that isn’t enough for you, McMorrow also recorded an awesome “Wicked Game” cover. You can hear and download a remix of it below.

Mazzy Star: Stream Their New Album!

Mazzy Star will release their new album, Seasons of Your Day on September 24th. You can now stream the entire album at NPR. My first impression: the first few tracks are as languid and trippy as we want them to be, but there are some shifts in sound in the latter half – some that work, some that don’t, but all wrapped up in Hope Sandoval’s exquisite voice.

Mazzy Star – Seaons of Your Day (Full Album Stream @ NPR)

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