It's ALLSORTS OF MERRY SOLSTICE as we celebrate the shortest day of the year and the holiday season with Swansea Sound, Doran, Beatrice Deer, The Hannah Barbaras, (gulp) BORIS and assorted Joyful Noise, Kill Rockstars & wiaiwya label holiday cheer.


  1. The Winter Solstice by Sufjan Stevens on Songs For Christmas, Vol. V: Peace! (Asthmatic Kitty)
  2. Bienvenida Navidad by Los Ponchitos on Bienvenida Navidad (VampiSoul)
  3. Christmas Time Is Here by The Hannah Barberas on The Hannah Barberas' Christmas Bandwagon (SpinOut)
  4. This Christmas by Super 8 (Trippy Toons) New
  5. Better Make This A Good Christmas by Joyce Carol on Christmas Dreamers: Yuletide Country (Cuca / Numero) New
  6. Happy Christmas To Me by Swansea Sound (Snowflakes Xmas Singles) New
  7. Christmas Tree (Burn Burn Burn) by The Catenary Wires on Stars (WIAIWYA)
  8. Xmas Oranges by Marleana Moore on Pay Attention, Be Amazed! (self-released)
  9. I Don't Know What To Get You For Christmas (Do I Really Love You?) by Hans Pucket (self-released) New
  10. Linus & Lucy by Ginger Root (self-released) New
  11. Solstice by Doran on Doran (Spinster) New
  12. All the Light Left Behind by +/- (Ernest Jenning Record Co.) New
  13. Walking In The Air f/ Nathan Salsburg by The Other Years (No Quarter)
  14. Purple Snowflakes by Tele Novella (Snowflakes singles club)
  15. Can You Hear the Snowfall? by The Hannah Barberas on Winter EP (SpinOut)
  16. Winter Wonderland by The Dreamers on John Zorn's A Dreamers' Christmas (Tzadik)
  17. Snowshovel by Woodpigeon on 24 (wiaiwya)
  18. Cold, Cold Winter by Hazy Sour Cherry on Bell of the Beginning (Damnably) New
  19. Christmas by Beatrice Deer on SHIFTING (Musique Nomade) New
  20. Silent Night by The Liminanas on I've Got Trouble In Mind Vol. 2 (Because)
  21. Happy Christmas, Feliz Navidad by The Yellow Melodies on Very Cherry Christmas Vol. 13 (Cherryade)
  22. The Sounding Joy by Hiss Golden Messenger on Hiss Golden Messenger Meets Revelators on South Robinson Street (Merge)
  23. I Hope Your Holidays Are Fine by Basic Bitches (self-released) New
  24. SAD XMAS by Foxx Bodies on It's Hard To Dance When It's Cold and There's No Music (Kill Rock Stars) New
  25. Just Like Xmas by Kidbug on Holiday Special, 2021 (Joyful Noise) New
  26. Krautmas by the bv's on 24 (wiaiwya) New
  27. Silent Night by Can (Virgin)
  28. Sawlent Night by Little Mazarn on It's Hard To Dance When It's Cold and There's No Music (Kill Rock Stars) New
  29. Frozen Santa by Death Hags on Frozen Santa (self-released) New
  30. Baking Cookies for Santa by Jad Fair on Holiday Special, 2021 (Joyful Noise) New
  31. Santa's Got A Bag Of Soul by Poets of Rhythm on Daptone's Holiday Shakedown (Daptone)
  32. O Little Town Of Bethlehem by Belle & Sebastian on Christmas Peel Session 2002 (BBC Radio One)
  33. Last Christmas by BORIS on NOEL (Sacred Bones) New