- Kofi by Stafrænn Hákon from Skvettir Edik Á Ref [Resonant]
- Alt Er Tabt by Under Byen from Alt Er Tabt [Unbekannt]
- Boy Lilikoi by Jónsi from Go [XL]
- Need You by Darkstar from Need You / Squeeze My Lime [Hyperdub]
- Distant Lights by Burial from Burial [Hyperdub]
- Quakes by Flying Lotus from Warp Exclusive Track [Warp]
- Gigantes by Tortoise from Beacons Of Ancestorship [Thrill Jockey]
- The Trees Grew Emotions and Died by Cold Cave from Love Comes Close [Matador]
- Crystal Visions by The Big Pink from A Brief History Of Love [4AD]
- Love Dog by TV On The Radio from Dear Science [Interscope/4AD]
- If You Could Speak by God Help The Girl from God Help The Girl [Matador]
- Despicable Dogs by Small Black from Small Black EP [Cass Club]
- Ruby Soho (Rancid Cover) by Vampire Weekend from Live @ Maida Vale
- Wild Heart (Stevie Nicks Cover) by Abe Vigoda from Reviver EP [Post-Present Medium]
- Common People (Pulp Cover) by William Shatner from Has Been [Shout! Factory Records]
- You Must Be Out Of Your Mind by The Magnetic Fields from Realism [Merge]
- Lisztomania by Phoenix from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix [Glass Note]
- Crazy/Forever by Japandroids from Post Nothing [Polyvinyl]
- Canada by The Thermals from Canada single [Kill Rock Stars]
- Canada by Low from Trust [Kranky]
- Moving to Canada by Cloud Cult from Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus [Earthology]
- A Chinese Actor by Califone from Roots & Crowns [Thrill Jockey]
- Handshake Drugs by Wilco from More Like The Moon EP [Nonesuch/Warner]
- On The Tower by Sondre Lerche from Two Way Monologue [Astralwerks]
- The theme of the opening set was Icy / Icelandic music. Stafrænn Hákon is an artist that I recently discovered. You may already be familiar with Jónsi from his work with Sigur Ros. His album, Go, will be out 03/22/2010 on XL.
- Under Byen is a Danish band, whose name means “Below The City. Their new single, Alt Er Tabt, is also the title track from their album due out later this year. Alt Er Tabt is Danish for “All Is Lost” and has a freaky video on Youtube.
- Muzzle of Bees is an excellent Music Blog, and is celebrating their first five years. Come celebrate with them at The High Noon in Madison on Friday, 19 February, or at The Cactus Club in Milwaukee on Saturday, 20 February.
- Tortoise will play on Saturday, 20 February at Lincoln Hall, in Chicago.
- Cold Cave will play on Friday, 26 February at The Project Lodge in Madison.
- Abe Vigoda will play on Wednesday, 24 March at The Project Lodge in Madison.
- You can listen to Canada, the new single by The Thermals at their website. You may also buy it on the iTunes store.
- Califone will be opening for Wilco at a sold-out show on Saturday, 20 February at the Overture Center in Madison.
- Sondre Lerche will be playing on Saturday, 20 February at The Frequency in Madison.
- New Releases that I’m looking forward to: Moon Duo – Escape, Local Natives – Gorilla Manor, Tindersticks – Falling Down A Mountain, Dum Dum Girls – Jail La La