Looking Forward Playlist

Starting a new year, we’re excited about the new music music that indie and mainstream artists will produce this year. We’re also still enjoying the excellent albums of 2013. This week we are looking forward by looking back on the stellar sounds of indie and mainstream acts from the past year as well as older music from artists set to make big releases in the new year. Indie and emerging artists in Hour 1. B-sides in Hour 2. Enjoy!

Kelley and Matt perform at the White Buffalo in Abilene on Nov 2, 2013
Kelley and Matt perform at the White Buffalo in Abilene on Nov 2, 2013

Hour 1



When We Were Young / 4:25 / Brett Dennen / Smoke and Mirrors / Atlantic

Recording Corporation / 2013

Muddy Hymnal / 2:44 / Iron & Wine / The Creek Drank the Cradle / Sub Pop

Records / 2002

Skinny Love (Bon Iver Cover) / 3:23 / Birdy / Birdy / Jasmine Van der Bogaerde /

2011

Everything is Brilliant / 2:45 / Rosi Golan / Lead Balloon / Gypsy Betch / 2011

Paint In Gold / 3:41 / Rosi Golan / Fortuna – EP / Gypsy Betch / 2013

Devil We Know / 3:35 / Lily & Madeleine / Lily & Madeleine / Asthmatic Kitty

Records / 2013

Doubles / 2:57 / Fol Chen / The False Alarms / Asthmatic Kitty Records / 2013

Don’t Walk Away / 3:42 / Los Lonely Boys / Revelation / Texan Songs (BMI)/House

of Sea Gayle Music/Little Mojo Music / 2014

What Did I Ever Come Here For / 3:41 / Brandi Carlile / Bear Creek / Columbia

Records / 2012

All the Pretty Girls / 3:56 / The Well Pennies / The Well Pennies [EP] – EP / Sound

Moves Music Group / 2012

A Trip Out / 3:17 / British Sea Power / Do You Like Rock Music? / Rough Trade /

2008

Tuolumne / 1:00 / Eddie Vedder / Into the Wild (Music for the Motion Picture) /

Monkey Wrench / 2007

Close To You / 3:57 / Evie Acher / Living By A Coin Toss / Evie Acher / 2013

The Sea and Its Floor / 3:23 / The Senators / Harsher Than Whiskey/Sweeter Than

Wine / Unsigned / 2012

Car Crash / 3:39 / Wakey!Wakey! / Almost Everything I Wish I’d Said The Last Time

I Saw You… / Family Records/Family Street / 2010

Painting Roses / 3:06 / Dresses / Sun Shy / Sideonedummy Records / 2013

Alone / 4:48 / Kelley McRae / Brighter Than The Blues / Kelley McRae / 2012
(*This song would be perfect for an episode of The Walking Dead, don’t you agree?)

Hour 2



And If My Heart Should Somehow Stop / 4:33 / James Vincent McMorrow / Early In

the Morning (Bonus Version) / Vagrant Records / 2011

Give A Man A Home / 3:36 / Ben Harper / Fight For Your Mind / Virgin Records /

1995

Dead Man’s Will / 3:13 / Calexico / Iron & Wine / In The Reins – EP / Overcoat

Recordings / 2005

Driving Sideways / 3:47 / Aimee Mann / Magnolia: Music From The Motion Picture

/ Reprose Records / 1999

Society / 3:56 / Eddie Vedder / Into the Wild (Music for the Motion Picture) /

Monkey Wrench / 2007

Hunger Strike (Temple of the Dog cover) / 3:54 / Halestorm / Reanimate: The

Covers – EP / Atlantic Recording Corporation / 2011

Resistance / 5:47 / Muse / The Resistance / Warner Music UK Limited / 2009

Parallel / 3:19 / Bad Religion / The Gray Race / Atlantic Recording Corporation /

1996

Life Size Mirror / 3:10 / No Use for a Name / More Betterness! / Fat Wreck Chords /

1999

Tranquilize (feat. Lou Reed) / 3:45 / The Killers / Sawdust / The Island Def Jam

Music Group / 2007

Waving Flags / 4:08 / British Sea Power / Do You Like Rock Music? / Rough Trade /

2008

Up All Night (Frankie Miller Goes To Hollywood) (Live) / 5:22 / Counting Crows /

Echoes Of The Outlaw Roadshow / Underwater Sunshine / 2013

Evolution / 4:45 / Cat Power / You Are Free / Matador / 2003

Women We Haven’t Met Yet / 4:05 / Minus the Bear / Highly Refined Pirates /

Suicide Squeeze Records / 2002

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