235 Festive Fifty 2013 (part 1)

Like one slice of yule log leads to another, one contrast podcast festive fifty may well have a second one attached to its heels. If you aren’t familiar with the game we are playing then just have a listen and you’ll soon catch the drift. Just put on your discovery hat and get listening.

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50 The Civil Wars – The One That Got Away


49 Moby featuring Damian Jurado – Almost Home

Rick from Are You Embarrassed Easily?

48 Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Day

Bob from Gimme Tinnitus

47 The Boxer Rebellion – Diamonds

Rickey from Pretentious Comics

46 Volcano Choir – Comrade


45 Mavis Staples – I Like the Things About Me


44 The High Highs – Open Season


43 Alice Boman – Waiting

Brendan from Muruch

42 Allison Crowe – Words

Victoria from Muruch

41 Daft Punk – Doin It Right


40 David Bowie – Where Are We Now

Eiron from Old Fridges Can Kill

39 New Politics – Harlem


38 Janelle Monae – Q.U.E.E.N.

Alan from HavingSaidThat

37 Frightened Rabbit – Dead Now

James from Appetite For Distraction

36 The Head and the Heart – Shake

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

35 Kopekcy Family Band – Wandering Eyes

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

34 Jason Isbell – Cover Me Up

Niels from Sun in Late December

This episode, and the other two parts which will follow it, wouldn’t be here without the efforts of James from Appetite For Distraction. He deserves your thanks so send him some along if you see fit.

Come back soon for part 2.

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I thought this years FF was especially good!

This is always my favorite episode! I’m most blown away by the Moby cut because I never really gave him a chance in the past. EDM is def not my thing, so I just shut out all of it from my awareness, much like rap. And hey, Damien Jurado never sounded so good!

i really enjoyed the alice boman, volcano choir and janelle monae. can’t wait to hear parts 2 and 3!

Thanks, Tim, James and all responsible for the FF on Contrast Podcast!!

Best wishes of this New Year all ’round 🙂

And, thanks, of course, to Muruch for continuing to champion Allison Crowe and other artists on the road less-traveled!

NB the most up-to-date addy for Allison’s music is http://music.allisoncrowe.com – and news+ @ http://www.allisoncrowe.com (The UK-based site is run by a great fellow in Wales – but there’s been not much for him to update since the new immigration laws put an end to our wholly-indie approach to touring. To be continue…)

Sl«¡inte mhaith!

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