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  1. Put the Gun Down

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    August 28, 2014 by Mike Lewis

    Put The Gun Down by ZZ Ward    (download here) (Buy from Amazon) It’s pretty poppy but it gets me moving.  Apparently it came out 2012, but i’m just catching it now. …

  2. Walking Away with Blitzen

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    October 11, 2011 by louie

  3. American Goldwing


    July 26, 2011 by louie

    American Goldwing by Blitzen Trapper (download here) Nothing like brand new classic rock to make my day. The first single from Blitzen’s new album totally kicks ass.…

  4. Taos Jam


    February 9, 2011 by louie

    Taos by Menomena (download here) (Buy from Amazon) This is just a super strong rock tune from last year. These guys from Portland really bring it here.…

  5. Still Very Superstitious

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    October 29, 2010 by louie

    Superstition by Gypsy Soul (download here) (Buy from Amazon) I know i posted a cover of Stevie’s classic earlier this week (here), but this one was too good to keep from you. Just so bluesy. I love it…

  6. She and Him are bringing it home


    August 20, 2010 by louie

    Bring It On Home To Me by She and Him (Sam Cooke cover) She and Him is a little folk band consisting of actress Zooey Deschanel and musician M. Ward. They make a great pair and this is a nice…

  7. Hey Boy


    July 9, 2010 by louie

    Hey Boy by The Blow (download here) (Buy from Amazon) A bouncy song from a gal about how she’s getting shafted. The lead singer is an artist (Mikhaela Yvonne Maricich) from Portland who also does drawings and illuminated paper sculptures…

  8. Blitzen Trapper is Destroying the Void


    May 20, 2010 by louie

    Destroyers of the Void by Blitzen Trapper (download here) This is off their new album scheduled to be released on June 8. It seems that they’re continuing to make great music. This track is all over the place with Beatles-like…

  9. 3 Rounds


    March 30, 2010 by louie

    3 Rounds and A Sound by Blind Pilot (download here) (Buy from Amazon) Just a great little mellow song by a Portland band that was sent to me from Matt Lewis. He has a thing for emotional tunes and this…

  10. Pulling a man’s soul back from heaven’s gates


    March 23, 2010 by louie

    Black River Killer by Blitzen Trapper (download here) (Buy from Amazon) Is Furr a better song? Yes it is. But this is still a little gem of a song that Ferrone sent my way last year and i still love…