Posts Tagged ‘the chieftains’

Joel’s Hit Show, Episode 153, 30 May 2012 Playlist

May 30, 2012

Gemma Ray, They All Wanted a Slice
Jenny Lewis, Bad Man’s World
Lemuria, Trivial Greek Mythology
The Goblin Market, High Waving Heather
Liam Finn + Eliza-Jane, Won’t Change My Mind
Le Tigre, TKO
WAZU, Walk All Night
Liesl’s Wet Dress, Ruby
Lois, Bridge Burner
Imaginary Cities, Temporary Resident
Lil’ Pocket Knife, Red Hott
Loch Lomond, Alice Left With Stocking and Earrings
The Chieftains, Carolina Rua
Lisa Gerrard and Patrick Cassidy, Abwoon (Our Father)
Little Teeth, Applegate (1)
The Shins, No Way Down
The Lightfighters, Elvis Presley
Lissie, Wedding Bells
Santigold, Go!
The Like, Fair Game
Mary Lou Lord, Bang Bang
Kaiser Chiefs, Man on Mars
Los Campesinos!, The End of the Asterisk
Barbara Manning, Isn’t Lonely Lovely?
Lost in the Trees, This Dead Bird Is Beautiful
Lisa Germano, Sexy Little Girl Princess
L7, Mr. Integrity
Beach House, Myth
Lush, Hypocrite
Luckie Strike, Carpet
Frankie Rose, Know Me
The Lovemakers, Prepare for the Fight
Sara Lov, Seasoned Eyes Were Beaming
Best Coast, My Life
Kirsty MacColl, You Know It’s You
Lunachicks, Don’t Want You
Loquat, Seeds
Luna, 4000 Days
Luscious Jackson, Under Your Skank
Soley, I’ll Drown
Lykke Li, Sadness Is a Blessing
Magnapop, Texas
Lux, The Window
Eleni Mandell, Don’t Say You Care
Aimee Mann, Pavlov’s Bell
Malachai, Rainbows

Joel’s Hit Show, Episode 152, 23 May 2012 Playlist

May 23, 2012

Santigold, Disparate Youth
Julie Ruin, Breakout A-Town
J. Perdiod and Nneka, Changes
AU, Get Alive
Kenickie, In Your Car
Killola, This Is How the World Ends
Imaginary Cities, Don’t Cry
The Kelley Deal 6000, My Boyfriend Died
Kaia, Where in the World Is Greencastle Indiana?
Go Back to the Zoo, Hey DJ
The Kabbs, Down This Road
Kepi, Hurt & Alone
Nneka, J
Kahimi Karie, Lolitapop Dollhouse
Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band, Sleepwalking Through My Life
Panic Years, Bad Faith
The Kirby Grips, Liar
Kitten Forever, Slamdunk
Cock and Swan, Happy Thoughts
Kitten, Johnny Johnny Johnny
Komeda, Blossom (Got to Get It Out)
The Goblin Market, The Night Wind
Korea Girl, Reunion
KMFDM, Rebels in Kontrol
Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, Catacombs
Laika, Knowing to Little
La Chansons, X Marks the Spot
The New Kinetics, Cha-Cha
Lady Lazarus, The Eye in the Eye of the Storm
Ladyhawke, Paris Burning
Anebrun, Undertow
The Ladybug Transistor, Caught Don’t Walk
Laura Gibson + Ethan Rose, Leaving, Believing
Emily Wells, Darlin’
Kung Fu USA, Stars and Bars
Las Rubias del Norte, Seguedille
Wild Belle, Take Me Away
Cate le Bon, Eyes So Bright
L7, Andres
The Grenadines, Colourblind
Cyndi Lauper, How Blue Can You Get?
Lederhosen Lucil, Doin’ the Ganglion
The Chieftains, When the Ship Comes In
Leerone, To Fill the Void

Joel’s Hit Show, Episode 149, 25 April 2012 Playlist

April 25, 2012

Lost in the Trees, Tall Ceilings
Lisa Gerrard, The Rite
Girl in a Coma, Hope
The Chieftains, The Chieftains in Orbit
Girls, Life in San Francisco
The Godshills, Zoewie
You Say France & I Whistle, Our Spiderweb
Givers, Words
The Gits, Slaughter of Bruce
Fanfarlo, Tunguska
Go Betty Go, Unreal
Giant Value, A Good Thing
Ariane Moffatt, Mons Corp
Giant Drag, Blunt Picket Fence
Gigi, Some Second Best
Palomar, Red
Rachel Goodrich, Fire
Go-Go’s, Vacation
Foxy Shazam, Last Chance at Love
Juliana Hatfield, Evan
Gossip, Men in Love
Hot Toddies, Green and Gold
Nina Gordon, Number One Camera
Great Northern, This Is a Problem
Wild Belle, Keep You
Grand Lake, Louise (I Live in a Fantasy)
Grey Anne, Adelaide
Ani DiFranco, Amendment
Gravy Train!!!!, Ghost Boobs
Grass Widow, Tuesday
Now, Now, Lucie, Too
Go Sailor, Last Year
Ellie Goulding, Lights
AneBrun, Worship
Grouplove, Colours
Gringo Star, Jessica
The Men, Turn It Around
Larkin Grimm, They Were Wrong
Halou, Oceanwide
Pyyramids, Perfect Picture
Haight-Ashbury, Molitof
Petra Haden, Armenia City in the Sky
John & Tom, Lonesome Yodel Blues
PJ Harvey, A Perfect Day Elise
Handsome Furs, I’m Confused
Gemma Hayes, Don’t Forget

The Chieftains “Voice of Ages”

April 1, 2012

Those who know me may think I like this band because of the hockey reference. The real reason is their appearance on “Brak Presents the Brak Album Starring Brak.” Twelve years later, I can return the favor and review this compilation.
So unlike that record, this one features all Chieftains stuff, and it’s the vocalist who is a guest. Pick your favorite act or read on for my favorites:

  • On “Carolina Rua/Reel – The Ladies Pantalettes” Imelda May provides great lyrics
  • Bon Iver slows it down with “Down in the Willow Garden”
  • Punch Brothers do well on both “The Lark in the Clear Air/Olam Punch” and “The Frost Is All Over”
  • The Decemberists give completists another song to download with “When the Ship Comes In”
  • Paolo Nutini is downright nutty on “Hard Times Come Again No More”
  • NASA Astronaut Cady Coleman helps out on “The Chieftains in Orbit,” which has to be heard to be believed
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