It Ain't S'Posed To Be Like That (2006 Digital Remaster)
Horace Silver
Doin' The Thing: The Horace Silver Quintet At The Village Gate

The Horace Silver Quintet, “It Ain’t S’Posed To Be Like That”

From Doin’ the Thing [at the Village Gate] (Blue Note, 2006 [1961])

Concrete Schoolyard [Explicit]
Jurassic 5
J 5 (Deluxe Edition) [Explicit]

Jurassic 5, “Concrete Schoolyard”

From Jurassic 5 [11th Anniversary Edition] (Pan / PIAS / Interscope / Decon, 2008 [1997])

High Above A Grey Green Sea
Colin Stetson
New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light

Colin Stetson, “High Above A Grey Green”

From New History Warfare, Vol. 3: To See More Light (Constellation, 2013)

The stars in his head (Dark Lights Remix)
Colin Stetson
New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

Colin Stetson, “The Stars in His Head” (Dark Lights Remix)

A track originally released on New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation, 2011)

Amrit Anand [Eternal Joy]
Debashish Bhattacharya
Calcutta Chronicles

Debashish Bhattacharya, “Amrit Anand”

From Calcutta Chronicles (World Music Network / Riverboat, 2008)

Lonely Press Play
Damon Albarn
Everyday Robots

Damon Albarn, “Lonely Press Play”

From Everyday Robots (Parlophone, 2014)

Misery Is The River Of The World
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Tom Waits, “Misery Is the River of the World” [written in collaboration with Kathleen Brennan and Robert Wilson]

From Blood Money (Anti, 2002)

Flower's Grave
Tom Waits

Tom Waits, “Flower’s Grave”

From Alice (Anti / Epitaph, 2002)

Hendrix/Rifkin: Purple Haze
Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet covers the Jimi Hendrix classic, “Purple Haze” [arranged by Steve Riffkin]

From their 1986 album on Nonesuch, Music by Sculthorpe, Sallinen, Glass, Nancarrow, Hendrix

Piazzolla: Four For Tango
Kronos Quartet
Winter Was Hard

Kronos Quartet perform Astor Piazzolla’s “Four for Tango, for string quartet”

From Winter Was Hard (Nonesuch, 1990)

Trad: Uleg-Khem
Kronos Quartet
Early Music (Lachrymæ Antiquæ)

Kronos Quartet, featuring Huun-Huur-Tu & Steve Mackey, performing a Tuvan traditional tune, “Uleg-Khem”

From Early Music (Lachrymae Antiquae) (Nonesuch, 1997)

Exile's Song
The Orphan's Lament

Huun-Huur-Tu, “Exile’s Song”

From The Orphan’s Lament (Shanachie, 1994)

Below My Feet
Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons, “Below My Feet”

From Babel (Glassnote / Island, 2012)

Just A Thought
Gnarls Barkley
St. Elsewhere

Gnarls Barkley, “Just a Thought”

From St. Elsewhere (WEA / Downtown / Atlantic, 2006)

Bastards Of Young
The Replacements
Don't You Know Who I Think I Was? The Best Of The Replacements

The Replacements, “Bastards of Young”

From Don’t You Know Who I Think I Was?: The Best of the Replacements (Rhino, 2006); originally released on Tim (Sire, 1985)