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Figured I’d update an old 34th & Now mix in honor of tonight’s all-nighter Neuro study session. The old 34th & Now: The Life Acoustic playlist is now 34th & Now: The Life Acoustic w/ Steve Zissou.  Like its predecessor, its by no means exclusive to acoustic-only songs or acoustic versions of songs, its merely a collection of songs that feature the acoustic guitar prominently.

Right now its 60 tracks long but that’s subject to change as I give it a first run through. It features a bunch of artists I’ve been known to post on 34th & Now including:

Dave Matthews
Matt Nathanson
Blind Pilot
Radiohead
Mumford & Sons
The Head & The Heart
Phillip Phillips
Of Monsters & Men
ZZ Ward
Ingrid Michaelson
Joshua Radin
Iron & Wine
The Lumineers
The Villagers
The Decemberists
Vetiver
Margot & The Nuclear So and So
Archer Avenue
Matchbox Twenty
Coldplay
Ed Sheeran
Jack Johnson
Boy
Guster
Schuyler Fisk
Avalanche City
The Lighthouse & The Whaler
All Time Low
Katie Herzig
Zach Williams
Ben Gibbard
Damien Rice
Frightened Rabbit
The Pretty Reckless
The Civil Wars
Freelance Whales
John Mayer
Spoon
Hey Rosetta!
Tegan & Sara
Donovan Frankenreiter

But I can’t help the feeling
I could blow through the ceiling
If I just turn and run
It wears me out
It wears me out

Headphones

Here’s what I’ve been listening to this past week while getting ready for my 4-month, cumulative, 35% of my grade, med school final.

11/7/11 - 11/14/11
1. Coldplay - Live 2003 
2. Radiohead - The Bends
3. Cold War Kids - Mine Is Yours
4. Joshua Radin - We Were Here
5. Gaslight Anthem - '59 Sound

Every October 31st Vermont’s most famous jam-band, Phish, puts on a Halloween concert for fans where Trey Anastasio and co. don what they call a “musical costume” by covering another artist’s album in its entirety. Previous years have treated Phish fans to renditions of the Beatles’ “White Album," the Rolling Stones’ “Exile on Main Street,” and the Who’s “Quadrophenia.”
Not to be outdone—and because I think the idea of musical costumes is pretty cool—I’ve compiled a number of my favorite covers into the next 34th & Now mixtape: Cover Me, I’m Going In: A Mixtape in Costume. Grab it as a zip file here.
Track List:
Kid A (Radiohead) - John Mayer
Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen) - Matt Nathanson
Viva La Vida (Coldplay) - Lady GaGa
What You Like (T.I.) - Anya Marina
Stuck on You (Elvis Presley) - Dave Matthews
Kids (MGMT) - Ben Lee
Three Little Birds (Bob Marley) - Brendan Urie of Panic at the Disco
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) - Wakey!Wakey!
Beggin’ (Madcon) - The Saturdays
Across the Universe (The Beatles) - Fiona Apple
Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah) - The Gossip
Use Somebody (Kings of Leon) - Paramore
Badfish/Boss DJ (Sublime) - Jack Johnson
Hide Your Love Away (The Beatles) - Eddie Vedder 
When You Were Young (The Killers) - The Noisettes
Tiny Dancer (Elton John) - Ben Folds

Every October 31st Vermont’s most famous jam-band, Phish, puts on a Halloween concert for fans where Trey Anastasio and co. don what they call a “musical costume” by covering another artist’s album in its entirety. Previous years have treated Phish fans to renditions of the Beatles’ “White Album," the Rolling Stones’Exile on Main Street,” and the Who’s Quadrophenia.

Not to be outdone—and because I think the idea of musical costumes is pretty cool—I’ve compiled a number of my favorite covers into the next 34th & Now mixtape: Cover Me, I’m Going In: A Mixtape in Costume. Grab it as a zip file here.

Track List:

  1. Kid A (Radiohead) - John Mayer
  2. Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen) - Matt Nathanson
  3. Viva La Vida (Coldplay) - Lady GaGa
  4. What You Like (T.I.) - Anya Marina
  5. Stuck on You (Elvis Presley) - Dave Matthews
  6. Kids (MGMT) - Ben Lee
  7. Three Little Birds (Bob Marley) - Brendan Urie of Panic at the Disco
  8. Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) - Wakey!Wakey!
  9. Beggin’ (Madcon) - The Saturdays
  10. Across the Universe (The Beatles) - Fiona Apple
  11. Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah) - The Gossip
  12. Use Somebody (Kings of Leon) - Paramore
  13. Badfish/Boss DJ (Sublime) - Jack Johnson
  14. Hide Your Love Away (The Beatles) - Eddie Vedder
  15. When You Were Young (The Killers) - The Noisettes
  16. Tiny Dancer (Elton John) - Ben Folds

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I’ve been listening to Radiohead’s Creep ever since The Gugenheim Grotto’s stellar ukulele cover of the song Friday night at the Trocadero. Personally, I’ve always been partial to the acoustic version off of 2002’s My Iron Lung EP; there’s just something raw about the way Thom Yorke hits the notes of the bridge that sets it above the Pablo Honey version in my book.