This Scene is Dead - We Are Scientists - From their breakthrough 2006 album With Love and Squalor.
In the Blood - Better Than Ezra - Early nineties power pop from the album Deluxe.
You Can Build an Island - The Broken West - Great tune from their first album, I Can't Go On, I'll Go On.
Cursed Mirror - Superchunk - The indie rock veterans from Come Pick Me Up.
Tiny Daggers - Inxs - Closing track from their biggest album, Kick.
Strangers - The New Frontiers - One of my favorite songs from one of my favorite albums, Mending.
California Girls - The Magnetic Fields - A little different take on the classic theme from their album Distortion.
Map of the Problematique - Muse - Great song from the album that introduced me to them, Black Holes and Revelations.
Almost Ready - Dinosaur jr - Opening track from 2007's low-fi recording Beyond.
Rio - Duran Duran - Classic from the band named after the bad guy in Barbarella, from the album also called Rio.
4 Windows - Calculated X - Well known song if you lived in Memphis in the mid-eighties, from a band that got this close to making it big.
Crank - Catherine Wheel - More early-nineties alternative music from the album Chrome. Their singer is the nephew of Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden fame.
Machine of Nature - Daisy - Great Finnish act from 2009's Daydream.
All the Lost Souls Welcome You to San Fransisco - American Music Club - The legendary Mark Eitzal's outfit, from their last release in 2008, The Golden Age.
No One's Gonna Love You - Band of Horses - Their 2nd album, Cease to Begin, was a really good one. This song has earned guest spots in TV shows in commercials, and it's good in spite of that.
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