Y-Rock On XPN playlist 12.18.09!!

This week featured my top 10 songs of the year (marked with numbers).  Also, a bunch of alternative-style holiday tunes!

artist – title – album

12 pm: The Old-School Nooner!!
Elvis Costello – Watching The Detectives – My Aim Is True
The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale Of New York – If I Should Fall From Grace With God
The Jim Carroll Band – People Who Died – Catholic Boy
The Cramps – Bikini Girls With Machine Guns – Stay Sick!
The Stooges – Loose – Fun House
Mink DeVille – Spanish Stroll – Cabretta
Roxy Music – More Than This – Avalon
The Clash – Hateful – London Calling
Midnight Oil – Stars Of Warburton – Blue Sky Mining
New Order – Age Of Consent – Power, Corruption & Lies
Brian Eno – Sky Saw – Another Green World
Crowded House – World Where You Live – Crowded House
The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping – I Could Rule The World If I Could Only Get The Parts
The Police – Too Much Information – Ghost In The Machine

1 pm
The Big Pink – Dominos – A Brief History Of Love
Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal – Fleet Foxes
10. Young Fresh Fellows – Betty Let The Good Times Crawl – I Think This Is
9. Major Lazer – Pon De Floor (feat. VYBZ Kartel) – Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do
8. Rock Plaza Central – (Don’t You Believe The Words Of) Handsome Men – …At The Moment Of Our Most Needing
7. Andrew Bird – Anonanimal – Noble Beast
6. Monsters Of Folk – Man Named Truth – Monsters Of Folk
5. Dirty Projectors – Remade Horizon – Bitte Orca
4. Islands – Disarming The Car Bomb – Vapours
3. Animal Collective – Brother Sport – Merriweather Post Pavilion
2. Peter Bjorn And John – Blue Period Picasso – Living Thing
1. The Bird And The Bee – Polite Dance Song – Ray Guns Are Not Just The Future
Squirrel Nut Zippers – Sleigh Ride – Christmas Caravan
Pere Ubu – Non-Alignment Pact – The Modern Dance

2 pm
The Raveonettes – Last Dance – In And Out Of Control
Soup Dragons – Divine Thing – Hotwired
Los Campesinos! – There Are Listed Buildings – Romance Is Boring
Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse – Little Girl (feat. Julian Casablancas) – Dark Night Of The Soul
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – 40 Day Dream – Up From Below
Scissor Sisters – Comfortably Numb – Scissor Sisters
Tegan And Sara – Don’t Rush – Sainthood
The xx – Crystalised – xx
Golden Smog – 5-22-02 – Another Fine Day
The Polyphonic Spree – Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – Maybe This Christmas Tree
The Magnetic Fields – You Must Be Out Of Your Mind – Realism
Liz Phair – Never Said – Exile In Guyville
eels – Fresh Blood – Hombre Lobo – 12 Songs Of Desire
Arctic Monkeys – Cornerstone – Humbug
Lightspeed Champion – Marlene – Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You

3 pm
Brendan Benson – Feel Like Taking You Home – My Old, Familiar Friend
Wilco – Box Full Of Letters – A.M.
Shout Out Louds – Walls – Work
Matt And Kim – Lessons Learned – Grand
Arcade Fire – Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) – Funeral
The Cribs – Cheat On Me – Ignore The Ignorant
Girls – Lust For Life – Album
Hoodoo Gurus – What’s My Scene – Blow Your Cool!
Vampire Weekend – Cousins – Contra
Portugal The Man – People Say – The Satanic Satanist
Kurt Vile – Freak Train – Childish Prodigy
Justice – D.A.N.C.E. –
Sloan – Take It Upon Yourself – Take It Upon Yourself
Hot Chip – Take It In – One Life Stand
Devo – Uncontrollable Urge – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

Join me again this Tuesday (12/22) from Noon – 4:00pm (eastern) for more fun on Y-Rock On XPN!!


~ by E. on December 20, 2009.

One Response to “Y-Rock On XPN playlist 12.18.09!!”

  1. I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.



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