“Laredo” by Band of Horses

On May 18, 2010 Band of Horses released their third studio album, Infinate Arms. The album containes a contribution to the soundtrack of the Twilight Saga film Eclipse, entitled “Life on Earth.”

“Laredo” is the second single off the current album. I have two videos for you—the first one is a really good mash up and the second is the newly released official video.


50 Years of Dr. Martens

Dr. Martens (aka. Doc Martens) have been in existence for 50 years this year. I still have my 13 year old doc’s. How old are yours?

In celebration of their 50th Anniversary, they asked 10 artists to record their version of a cult classic track which represents the spirit of the people who’ve worn DM’s over the past 50 years. They also asked 10 directors to make videos for each of the tracks.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club chose to cover Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town,” better known as a 1985 cover by The Pogues.

You can watch all of the artist’s videos as well as download the tracks for free HERE.

“Beg Steal Or Borrow” by Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs

On August 17th, 2010, Ray LaMontagne and his backing band, The Pariah Dogs, will release the self-produced 4th LP, God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise.

The Pariah Dogs are: Jay Bellarose, Jennifer Condos, Patrick Warren, Eric Heywood, and Greg Leisz. Starting August 15th, Ray and the dogs will begin a North American tour with David Gray. They are not coming to Texas… booo hooo! Click here to see if they will be in your town.

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“Beg Steal Or Borrow” by Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs

01 Repo Man
02 New York City’s Killing Me
03 God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise
04 Beg Steal Or Borrow
05 Are We Really Through
06 This Love Is Over
07 Old Before Your Time
08 For The Summer
09 Like Rock & Roll and Radio
10 The Devil’s In The Jukebox

“Spirit in the Sky” by Jason Mraz

On June 16, 2010 Jason Mraz’ cover of “Spirit in the Sky” became avialable via Levi’s Pioneer Sessions. Levi’s invited Mr. Mraz to contribute a remake to their 2010 Revival Recordings. So, he reinvented this Norman Greenbaum classic and recorded it live in San Diego with The Voices of Paryze.

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“Spirit in the Sky” by Jason Mraz

“Scissor Runner” by Jenny and Johnny

Jenny Lewis released the song “Scissor Runner” with her boyfriend Johnathan Rice under the moniker Jenny and Johnny. The song is available for free download from the duo’s official website, and is taken from their forthcoming album I’m Having Fun Now.

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“Scissor Runner” by Jenny and Johnny