Mixtape 127 :: Roll Me Mama, Roll Me

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
Ray LaMontagne Ray LaMontagne

It’s easy to suspect Ray LaMontagne came from a recently unearthed time capsule documenting the folkie scene of half a century ago.

In this episode: Air, Al Lover, Andrea Perry, Artichoke, Bananagun, Bass Drum Of Death, Ben Lee, Brak, The Capes, Coriky, The Front Bottoms, Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss, Golden Shoulders, The Haden Triplets, Hollie Cook, Kitty In The Tree, Los Straitjackets, Mac DeMarco, Maldita Vecindad & Los Hijos Del Quinto Patio, Mellow, Ola Podrida, Quasi, Ramsay Midwood, Ray LaMontagne, The Slackers, St. Vincent, The Strange Boys, Swear And Shake, Teenage Bottlerocket, Wavves

  Song Artist Notes
1 Roll Me Mama, Roll Me Ray LaMontagne Music for sunsets
2 Playground Love Air The desired effect
3 Divine Hammer Ben Lee Originally from the Breeders
4 Who Will You Love The Haden Triplets Let’s go old-tyme
6 Call on Me Al Lover Love your Beefheart
7 Skeleton The Front Bottoms That's pretty stoned
8 Seal The Deal Quasi I miss the fuzz clavinet
9 Fine Lies Bass Drum Of Death Pounding pounding
11 Don't You Still Want Me Andrea Perry Delicate
12 No Hugging No Learning Teenage Bottlerocket Dang, it's over already
13 Tightly Wound The Capes Angular boogie
14 Watching Him Fade Away Mac DeMarco Life is sad
16 Jack Says Coriky A familiar rumble
17 Seek You Mellow Definitely French
18 Together Kitty In The Tree Perfect power pop
20 Survive Hollie Cook Vocal harmonies to make Bananarama jealous
21 Young Lover St. Vincent Heartbeat
22 El Barzón Maldita Vecindad & Los Hijos Del Quinto Patio Mexican folk music, updated
24 Washing Away Ola Podrida A rotten wave
25 911 Ramsay Midwood Looks like a burnt match
26 Poem Party The Strange Boys Texas punk blues
27 Idiot Wavves Colonel Clink
29 Don't Touch Me Brak Good advice
30 Mommy The Slackers So laid back
31 Take The Skinheads Bowling Artichoke A whacked-out version
32 Tear Us Apart Swear And Shake Nice AM radio arrangements
34 Mushroom Bomb Bananagun Blows up your mind
35 Half A Boy And Half A Man Los Straitjackets Going out to Generoso!
36 You Took Your Time and Mine Golden Shoulders Feels majestic
38 I'll Fly Away Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss O Brother