These Are Soulful Days
Cal Massey
Blues To Coltrane

Cal Massey and his sidemen perform a Massey composition made famous by Lee Morgan, “These Are Soulful Days”

From Blues to Coltrane (Candid, 2006 [1961])

Suffer For Fashion
of Montreal
Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

of Montreal, “Suffer for Fashion”

From Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (Polyvinyl, 2007)

One By One
Roadcase 017 - 2012-09-19 Tucson, AZ

Wilco, “One by One”

From Roadcase 017 / September 19, 2012 / Tucson, AZ [This is part of Wilco’s Roadcase series of high-quality live recordings.]

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)