i will melt the snow from your heart: last month’s mix, january 2010;

There is something cosy about much of this first mix, as the world starts to thaw and we get our teeth into the year proper.

And I get my teeth into Dirty Projectors, eight months after the rest of the blogosphere.

Canadian singer-songwriter Andrew Vincent is my first great musical obsession of 2010, and as chance would have it he is playing at Brel tonight and Sneaky Pete’s tomorrow for you Edinburgh types. Maybe see you there?

If You Fall In Love, You Should Jump Right In: last month’s mix, January 2010
1. Tegan and Sara: “Sentimental Tune”
2. Kevin Devine: “The Burning City Smoking”
3. Mason Jennings: “New York City”
4. Norah Jones: “Jesus, Etc”
5. Vic Chesnutt: “Dodge”
6. The Second Hand Marching Band: “Grit and Determination”
7. Langhorne Slim: “I Love You, But Goodbye”
8. Jim White: “Ghost Town of My Brain”
9. Futurebirds: “Dirty D”
10. Dirty Projectors: “No Intention”
11. Burning Hearts: “I Lost My Colour Vision”
12. The Sandwitches: “No No”
13. Kristin Hersh: “Bliss”
14. Jeff Klein: “Everything Is Alright”
15. Andrew Vincent: “I Heard There Is No Sun”


Monthly Most Played after the jump.

Monthly Most Played as of January 2010:
1. Marah, “Walt Whitman Bridge” [=] 2. The Gaslight Anthem, “High Lonesome” [=] 3= The Gaslight Anthem, “The ’59 Sound” [5] 3= The Hold Steady, “Banging Camp” [6] 3= The Hold Steady, “Lord, I’m Discouraged” [=] 3= The Hold Steady, “Sequestered in Memphis” [=] 7= The Gaslight Anthem, “We Came To Dance” [8] 7= The Hold Steady, “Magazines” [=] 9. Marah, “Body” [NE] 10= The Hold Steady, “Constructive Summer” [8] 10= Marah, “Songbirdz” [8]