Julian Casablancas I Wish It Was Christmas Today
The Strokes' frontman takes a foray into the dangerous world of the Christmas single with this sparky cover of a song that was originally 'Saturday Night Live' parody.
Lil Wayne, Sleigh Bells Fireman On The Ground
The up-and-coming Brooklyn duo are paired with Weezy for a discordant but danceable mash-up track.
Another totally infectious cut from Amerie's latest album, 'In Love and War'.
Tom Waits Better Off Without a Wife
As Tom releases a new live album, it's a nice moment to revist a standout song from a previous live recording; the sublime 1975 LP 'Nighthawks at the Diner'.
Ryan Bingham & T-Bone Burnett The Weary Kind
A fantastic country song by Burnett, sung by Bingham, and featured on the soundtrack for 'Crazy Heart', a forthcoming Jeff Bridges Oscar-bait film.
Vampire Weekend Cousins
From their new LP 'Contra', this is swift and frenetic.
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