The antidote to the common Christmas tune

December 20, 2007

NPR’s All Songs Considered Podcast’s Holiday Mix.

Some goofy, some sad, some weird-ass.

Great for streaming while you’re getting shnockered on Bailey’s and raw cookie dough.

UPDATE: I should have put in the playlist. Here it is. My personal faves = Your Christmas Whiskey, Christmas Island, and Mr. Mistletoe.

01. Amiina: “Hilli”

02. The Knife: “Christmas Reindeer”

03. Sally Shapiro: “Anorak Christmas”

04. The New Pornographers: “The Spirit of Giving”

05. The Minus 5: “Your Christmas Whiskey”

06. Daddy Bone: “Zombies Eating My Brain (for Christmas)

07. Umbrella Men: “Jingle Bells”

08. Frank Lee Sprague: “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”

09. Bob Atcher & The Dinning Sisters: “Christmas Island”

10. African Guitar Summit: “Afe Hyia Pa”

11. The Magnetic Fields: “Mr. Mistletoe”

12. The Apples in Stereo: “Holiday Mood”

13. Amiina: “Hilli” (feat. Lee Hazlewood)

14. Trio Mediaeval: “Solbonn”

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