December 2011 Downloads

edited January 2012 in General
This month was more expensive than planned!

The Cherry Tree: Songs, Carols and Ballads for Christmas ****
Mark Twang by John Hartford (almost electro-acoustic) *****
The Places I left Behind by The Deep Dark Woods ****1/2
Kantikas di Mi Nona (Songs of My Grandmother) by Flory Jagoda ****1/2

Nordic Spell by Sharon Bezaly
White Night: Impressions of Norwegian Folk Music by Det Norsk Solistkor
Bach: Oboe Concertos by Alexei Ogrintchouk


  • Artist or Label website:
    Rodney Crowell - Acoustic Trio live
    Best of Festivals Arcadiens et Creoles 2002 - VA (Valcour records)
    15 Song Career Retrospective - Gretchen Peters (free, think its still available)
    Four Songs/Acoustic Demos/ - Buffalo Gospel (free)
    Any Lovin' Way but Wrong - Ronnie Fauss
    Mark Twain: His Life in Words and Music - VA (hard copy, bought from Twain museum website)

    Mama, I'll Be Long Gone : The Complete Recordings of Amede Ardoin - Amede Ardoin
    Screamin' and Hollering the Blues, the World of Charley Patton (4 disc set, got the first one and bitof the second so far)
    Beceht's Creole Blues - Sidney Bechet
    La Musique Chez Mulate's - VA
    The Instant & Minit Story (Disc 2) - VA (Discs 1 and 3 don't seem to be on eMu alas)
    Howard Tate - Howard Tate
    Louisiana Medicine Man - COco Robicheaux
    Handpicked Songs - Louvin Brothers
    Out on the Open West - Frank Fairfield
    Santa's Soul & Funk Christmas Party - VA
    Screaming Gospel Holy Rollers Vol 2 - VA
    Together at Christmas - Houston Pearson and Etta James
    Highlights from Russian Operas - Victor Matorin
    Folk Uke - Folk Uke

    Bigpond (Australian downloading site):
    The Ultimate Peter Allen
  • December is always such a good month with all the sales and gift cards.


    Hauschka - Youyoume: Lovely little EP.
    Mux Mool - Drum EP2: Nice electronic album.
    Tim Hecker - Radio Amor: Exploring some of his earlier work after loving Ravedeath.
    V/A - :Treasure Isle Collection: Mostly '60s rocksteady which was what Treasure Isle did best. Highly recommended.


    John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves: Hard to describe this album. Needs to be heard.
    King Tubby - The Story of Dub: So fantastic.
    The Roots - Undun: Fascinating combo of hip hop and ambient.

    Amazon (Just got most of these so it's too early to really say much about them.)

    Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years
    Cults - s/t
    Dessa - Castor, the Twin
    Doomtree - No Kings
    Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
    Liquid Liquid - s/t
    The Men - Leave Home
    Mission of Burma - vs.
    New York Dolls - s/t
    Nicolas Jaar - Space is Only Noise
    Richard Hell and the Voidoids - Blank Generation
    Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - Soul Time!

  • edited January 2012
    Not only sales and gift cards but emusic throwing free credit at me like there was no tomorrow....all in all a very immoderate month. Amazingly enough I have actually listened to most of it. Some of it a lot. By my count 12 of these titles were recs from one or another of you on this board., Thanks!

    Farewell Poetry - Hoping for the Invisible to Ignite
    Oval - O
    Jacaszek - Glimmer
    Wires Under Tension - Light Science
    Alamaailman Vasarat - Huuro Kolkko
    Ten - Lowlands EP
    Janek Schaefer - Double Exposure
    Talk Talk - Laughing Stock

    Google Music
    Smith Quartet - Reich: Different Trains
    Taylor Deupree - Journal
    Taylor Deupree - Shoals (Edition)
    Minizza - Hotel Monterey
    The Seven Mile Journey - The Journey Studies

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Organisation
    Maya Beiser - Provenance

    The Beautiful Schizophonic & Yui Onodera - Night Blossom

    Darren Harper & Gimu
    Slow - Flora & Fauna
    Slow - Father
    Federico Palmolella - Keep on Groovin'
    Specta Ciera - Underpass
    Mike Jones - Chicago Trio 2010
    Sandro Marinoni & Stefano Roncarolo - Cold Flowers
    Marcus Mohall - Hinna

    Makunouchi Bento - Himette
    Various Artists - Sequence2
    Various Artists - Music from Saharan Cellphones
    Various Artists - Index 02
    Various Artists - Festive Greetings from Hibernate & Home Normal

    CD (for Christmas...nice family!)
    Simone Dinnerstein - Goldberg Variations
    The Humble Bee - The Royal Game
    Sean Smith - Christmas
    Damian Valles - Skeleton Taxa
    Taro Kawasaki - Sing me a Song
    Ultravox - Quartet
    *Shels - Sea of the Dying Dhow
    Various Artists - Air Texture
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