In The Mix Archive: December, 2009

Fairytale Redux

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Here's Billy Bragg and Florence & the Machine doing a 2009 version of the Pogues' "Fairytale In New York." In a pinch, I'd go... Read more

Vic Chesnutt, RIP

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Athens, Ga. songwriter Vic Chesnutt died on Christmas Day. He was 45. Michael Stipe of R.E.M. said, "We have lost one of our great ones... Read more

Christmas Feathers

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Blood Feathers, the Philadelphia indie sextet fronted by Ben Dickey and Drew Mills whose 2006 debut, Curse & Praise, was one of the strongest... Read more

Jimmy Fallon with The Roots: Drunk On Christmas

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There's been a stocking full of Christmas music on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon of late, with Ronnie Spector, Julian Casablancas and the Michael... Read more

Rage Against Simon Cowell

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How much do people hate Simon Cowell? So much that, thanks to a British Facebook group called Rage Against The Machine For Christmas No. 1... Read more

Christmas Mix

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Here's my 2009 Christmas mix, to go with an annotated playlist in Saturday's Inquirer. "I Wish It Was Christmas Today," the song... Read more

No Free Buffet

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There's no such thing as a free Kosher Chinese buffet. Of at least the one that was advertised to go along with Matisyahu's show at the Theatre... Read more

Top Ten of 2009

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Here are ten videos to go with my Top Ten album list from the Sunday Inquirer Arts & Entertainment section, which is here. Previously:... Read more