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Saturday, February 19, 2011


February 17, 2011
Scott Foley

From the Greater Longmont Metro Area, Bonnie & the Clydes perform faithful but fun versions of several familiar trad country tunes. It was their original "Make Up Your Mind" that caught my attention, though. Also new and noteworthy this week: Our first listen to the new Low Anthem CD that hits stores next week, and from out of nowhere a Hackensaw Boys EP!

* M Ward w/Lucinda Williams, "Oh Lonesome Me" Hold Time (Merge, 09)
* Avett Brothers, "Swept Away" Mignonette (Ramseur, 04)
* Jessica Lea Mayfield, "Our Hearts Are Wrong" Tell Me (Nonesuch, 11)
^ Bonnie & the Clydes, "Make Up Your Mind" Bonnie & the Clydes (Self, 11)
* Kasey Anderson, "Save it For Later" Heart of a Dog (Red River, 11)
* Trampled by Turtles, "Victory" Palomino (Banjodad, 10)
* Hackensaw Boys, "Noon or Midnight" Old Sound of Music Vol 1 (Self, 11)
* Travel by Sea, "Eventually" Two States and the Blindness That Follows (Self, 10)
* Dolorean, "The Unfazed" The Unfazed (Fargo, 11)
* Todd Snider, "Play a Train Song (live)" Storyteller: Live (30 Tigers, 11)
* Ponderosa, "Old Gin Road" Moonlight Revival (New West, 10)
* Jesse Dayton, "Good Times Are Now" One For the Dance Halls (Stag, 10)
* Jenny Lewis & Watson Twins, "Run Devil Run / Big Guns" Rabbit Fur Coat (Team Love, 06)
* Over the Rhine, "Only God Can Save Us Now" Long Surrender (GSD, 11)
* AA Bondy, "Still I Dream" Joey's Song Vol 1 (Joseph Gomoli Fndtn, 11)
* Hayes Carll, "Hard Out Here" KMAG YOYO (and other American stories) (Lost Hwy, 11)
* Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams, "Mauvais Sang" Sinners & Saints (Self, 10)
* Kim Richey, "In the Years to Come" Wreck Your Wheels (Thirty Tigers, 10)
* Eleven Hundred Springs, "This Ain't the First Time" Eight the Hard Way (Smith, 11)
* Drive-by Truckers, "Weakest Man" Go-Go Boots (ATO, 11)
* Low Anthem, "Ghost Woman" Smart Flesh (Nonesuch, 11)
* Carrie Rodriguez + Ben Kyle, "Love Hurts" We Still Love Our Country (9th St Opus, 10)
* The Bridge, "Colorado Motel" National Bohemian (Woodberry, 11)
* Chris Brecht, "Wish You" Dead Flower Motel (Dead Leaf, 11)
* Wanda Jackson, "Thunder on the Mountain" Party Ain't Over (Nonesuch, 11)
* Mt Desolation, "Departure" Mt Desolation (Island, 10)

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