Playlist of the Week: February 17, 2014

Bastille with an LTD site debut

Happy President’s Day! We hope this Monday morning finds you well, healthy, and happy, wherever you might be this wet, gray morning writing from my home in the Wallingford/Green Lake area of Seattle. Gross weekend. Gross Monday. Meh.

To help usher in a short week/coast to the end of a 3 day weekend (for some of us at least,) as with every Monday morning we’ve got this week’s Living The Dream playlist of the week! Some new contributor welcomes: John B, Rob H, Annie D from my New Haven days, Emmy LK from my UMD days, and Maegan O andPeter M for what I assume is

Wild Cub- playing the Bowery tomorrow if any of you NYC folks are into this one.

succumbing to “yo contribute a song” sibling pressure from their respective older brothers. Check out the playlist below, and this time  I’ll put who nominated which song so you can provide accolades as appropriate 🙂

Major Lazer. Unclear whether this refers to a giant laser or a high ranking official in the Royal Army of Lasers.

Augustines – Don’t You Look Back (G-mo)
alt-J – Matilda (Sarena)
Kurt Vile – Baby’s Arms (Brooking)
Jackson 5 – Mama’s Pearl (Nos)
Bastille – Flaws (John B.)
Major Lazer – Get Free (Annie D.)
David Byrne & St. Vincent – Who (Rob H.)
Step Rockets – Kisser (ktracz)
Blitzen Trapper – Ever Loved Once (Babij)
Valerie June – Somebody To Love (Emmy LK)
Wild Cub – Thunder Clatter (Maegan O.)
John Cale – Paris 1919 (Peter M.)
Lacuna Coil – Trip The Darkness (Adrock)
Red Fang – Blood Like Cream (Otis D.)

About g-mo

The day I was born, Michael Jackson's Thriller album was at the top of the Billboard 200. I've been trying my best to live up to that expectation ever since.
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