Ep. 73 - "Winterberry"

After a long year, it's hard to believe that Christmas is only six days away. Today, I'm celebrating with my third annual holiday special! I've selected some covers of holiday classics by favorite artists, as well as some wintry tracks and original Christmas tunes, including new releases from Wolf Alice, Titus Andronicus, Phoebe Bridgers, CASTLEBEAT, and more!


  1. I Wish It Was Christmas Every Day by Chris Farren, Sean Bonnette, John-Allison Weiss, Jeff Rosenstock on Like A Gift From God Or Whatever (self-released)
  2. It Was A Silent Night At Least Until Jeff Lynne Arrived by Grandaddy (Fistful Of Wistful) New
  3. The Blizzard of '78 by The Magnetic Fields on 50 Song Memoir (Nonesuch)
  4. Blue Christmas by Low on Christmas (Kranky)
  5. Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) by Eleanor Friedberger on Christmas Rules (MPL)
  6. 21st Century Christmas by Saint Etienne on A Glimpse Of Stocking (Foreign Office)
  7. No Christmas by The Wedding Present on The Hit Parade (Sony)
  8. Paper Crown by Marika Hackman on Driving Under Stars (Transgressive)
  9. Christmas Thanks For Nothing by Slow Club on Christmas Thanks For Nothing (Moshi Moshi)
  10. Glammy Little Christmas by The Cleaners from Venus on Rose of the Lanes (Mr Mule)
  11. Home Alone, Too by The Staves (Warner)
  12. So Much Wine by Phoebe Bridgers (Dead Oceans) New
  13. Christmas in Suburbia by The Perfect English Weather on English Winter EP (Matinee)
  14. 25th December by Everything But The Girl on Amplified Heart (Buzzin' Fly)
  15. La Peregrinacion by This Is The Kit (Brassland)
  16. Hit The Snow by The Aislers Set on The Last Match (Slumberland) Local
  17. Drummer Boy by Titus Andronicus (Merge) New
  18. Christmas (All Year Long) by The Cribs (Sonic Blew)
  19. Wish by CASTLEBEAT (Spirit Goth) New
  20. The Holly & The Ivy by Los Campesinos! on A Los Campesinos Christmas (Heart Swells)
  21. Christmas Tree by The Bewitched Hands (Sony)
  22. Christmas Unicorn by Sufjan Stevens on Silver & Gold (Asthmatic Kitty)
  23. I Wanna Take You Out In Your Holiday Sweater by Pas/Cal on The Handbag Memoirs (Le Grand Magistery)
  24. Christmas Is Coming by Andrew Bird on HARK! (Wegawam)
  25. Icicles by Let's Go Sailing on My First Xmas EP (yardleypop)
  26. In The Bleak Midwinter by Wolf Alice (RCA) New
  27. Cold Christmas by Rodney Cromwell on Single (Happy Robots) New
  28. Snow by The Chemical Brothers on Further (Virgin)
  29. Christmas Time by Ciao Bella on Kindercore Records Christmas Two (Kindercore)