Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mr. Little Jeans – Angel (RAC Remix)

Mr. Little Jeans is the moniker for Norwegian-via-London’s Monica Birkenes, a solo recording artist who took her name from a character in Rushmore (hilarious). This song was the title track from her 2010 EP and she is currently in LA … Continue reading

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Capital Cities – Holiday (Madonna Cover)

Need something to help you through those post-Christmas blues? I have just the remedy for such sadness! I first introduced you to Capital Cities with this song and now they’re back with a very appropriate cover of Madonna’s 1983 jam … Continue reading

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Marissa Nadler – In Your Lair, Bear

Marissa Nadler is an American dream-folk singer-songwriter and artist based in Boston. Although she has released five discs to date, she remains relatively unknown (at least in my circles) and undoubtedly under-praised. I find her voice haunting yet gentle and … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You

ONE MORE SLEEP UNTIL CHRISTMAS, folks! Today, on Christmas Eve, I present you with the my favorite holiday song of all time, none other than “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by the magnificent Mariah (she’s on fi-yah)! Since … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Sufjan Stevens – Sister Winter

A mere TWO DAYS separates us from Christmas, folks, and now seems like an appropriate time for a slow jam.. no? Indie pop singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens first said he was going to write an album for each of the 50 … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: The Drifters – White Christmas

THREE days until Christmas is finally upon us, folks, and today I’ve decided to go back even further… to 1954! The Drifters were a great quintet of soul singers who recorded and debuted this cover of “White Christmas” in 1954. … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Elton John – Step Into Christmas

FOUR DAYS until Christmas my friends! FOUR DAYS! Oh, Elton. I first discovered this song when I moved to the UK in 2001. Man, do they ever love their Christmas tunes over there. Obsessively. The chart battle for the Christmas … Continue reading

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