Weekly music show hosted by Esther Werdiger.

1. the courtneys/silver velvet/II/flying nun records

2. DD dumbo/satan/utopia defeated/4AD
3. everything is recorded (with sampha)/close but not quite/xl
4. vince staples/yeah right/big fish theory/def jam
5. frankie rose/trouble/cage tropical/slumberland records
6. the war on drugs/up all night/a deeper understanding/atlantic
7. dirty projectors/up in hudson/dirty projectors/domino 
8. jens lekman/evening prayer/life will see you now/secretly canadian
9. broken social scene/hug of thunder/hug of thunder/arts and crafts
10. hailu mergia & dahlak band/wede harer guzo/1978

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 10: Like A Long Goodbye

New episode! Featuring Subway, Alvvays, Natalie Prass (pictured), Willie Burns, Colleen Green, White Fang, Parquet Courts, and Sleater Kinney.

Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_10_Like_A_Long_Goodbye.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 9 In Movies And Magazines

Hi Guys! Here's today's playlist:

Can't Do Without You / Caribou / Our Love (Merge 2014)

November Skies / Tomas Barfod (feat. Nina Kinert) / 5oFoF (Friends of Friends 2014)

Air Bud / Kurt Vile / Wakin' On A Pretty Daze (Matador 2013)

Coronus, The Terminator / Flying Lotus / You're Dead (Warp 2014)

Black Ballerina / Ariel Pink / Pom Pom (4AD 2014)

New Calm Pt. 2 / Oughts / Once More With Feeling EP (Constellation Records 2014)

Red Eyes / The War On Drugs / Lost In The Dream (Secretly Canadian 2014)

Johnny & Mary (Robert Palmer cover) / Todd Terje (vocals by Bryan Ferry) / It's Album Time (Olsen Records 2014)

War Paint (pictured - thumbs up from Mary Timony!) / Ex Hex / Rips (Merge 2014)


Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_9_In_Movies_And_Magazines.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:20pm EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 8: Rites of Spring of a Lifetime

Hi! I'm back! 

Here's today's playlist:

EMA / Solace / The Future's Void (Matador 2014)

Jamie xx / All Under One Roof Raving (Young Turks 2014)

Ty Segall / The Hand / Manipulator (Drag City 2014)

Perfume Genius / Queen / Too Bright (Matador TBA)

Tobias Jesso Jr. / True Love (Self-Released)


Sharon Van Etten / Your Love Is Killing Me / Are We There (Jagjaguwar 2014)

MC Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf (pictured) / Methods / Big Shots (Stone's Throw 1993 and re-released on the soundtrack of the 2014 documentary Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton)

The New Pornographers / War On The East Coast / Brill Bruisers (Matador 2014)

FKA twigs / Two Weeks / LP1 (Young Turks 2014)

Cam'ron & A-Track / Dipshits / Federal Reserve EP

Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_8_Rites_of_Spring_of_a_Lifetime.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 6 Half My Life I've Been An Addict

Hi Everyone! Sorry for the extended hiatus. Here are today's songs!

1. Shut Up / Posse / Soft Opening

2. Horizon / Real Estate / Atlas

3. American Horror / Speedy Ortiz / Real Hair EP

4. Let My Baby Stay / Mac DeMarco / Salad Days

5. Digital Witness / St. Vincent / St. Vincent

6. Parallel Jalebi / Four Tet / Beautiful Rewind

7. Birthday Song / Frankie Cosmos / Zentropy

8. Simon Ferocious / Mogwai / Rave Tapes

9. Eras / Juana Molina / Eras


Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_7_Half_My_Life_Ive_Been_An_Addict.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:34pm EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 6 In The Fertile Dirt

Hi! Hi!!! Hiiiiiii!


Mutual Benefit / Advanced Falconry

Lorde / Ribs

Crystal Stilts / Star Crawl

Courtney Barnet / History Eraser

Bill Callahan (pictured) / Spring

The Range / Metal Swing

Ben Khan / Eden

Julianna Barwick / One Half

HAIM / Falling

Fuck Buttons / The Red Wing

Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_6_In_The_Fertile_Dirt.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 5 She Was Married To Some Cyborg

PLEASE NOTE: In the podcast, I keep calling this Episode 6. It's not Episode 6; it's Episode 5. 

The Pastels / Check My Heart

Takako Minekawa & Dustin Wong / New Circle Was Begun

Eleanor Friedberger / Stare At The Sun

Scout Niblett / Nasty (pictured)

Kurt Vile / KV Crimes

Sonny And The Sunsets / Green Blood

Baths / No Eyes

Hunx And His Punx / You Think You're Tuff

Daft Punk / Get Lucky

Deerhunter / Leather Jacket II

Byeee x

Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_5_She_Was_Married_To_Some_Cyborg.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 4 I Don't Know Much But I Know When Something's Wrong And Something's Wrong

Hi! I'm back! Here are some amazing new song and an episode I really love! 

Veronica Falls / If You Still Want me

Waxahatchee / Peace and Quiet

Low / Holy Ghost

No Joy / Lunar Phobia

My Bloody Valentine / New You

Youth Lagoon / Mute

Matmos / You

Steve Mason / Safe Population

Smith Westerns / Varsity

Rhye / The Fall


Sounds Ace 5 Episode 3 Do You Want To Go Under?

Foxygen - San Francisco (We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic)

Tegan and Sara - Closer (Heartthrob) 

Toro Y Moi - So many details (Anything In Return)

Alexis Taylor - You Want Me (Nayim From The Finish Line)

Grouper (pictured) - Vital (The Man Who Died In His Boat)

Marnie Stern - Year of The Glad (Chronicles of Marnia) 

Ducktails - Under Cover (The Flower Lane)

Ex Cops - James (True Hallucinations)

Darkstar - Armonica (News From Nowhere) 

Direct download: Sounds_Ace_5_Episode_3_Do_You_Want_To_Go_Under_.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:11am EDT

Sounds Ace 5 Episode 2 Best of 2012 Part 2: See You On a Dark Night DANCE MIXXX

As promised! Part 2 of my Best of 2012 Special - THE DANCE MIX. 

This is very fun, and I hope you all really like it! Something to dance to, or for the gym or whatever. 

Here's what I play:

1. Chromatics , Kill for love 

2. Azealia Banks, Jumanji 

3. Death Grips, I've Seen Footage

4. Solange, Losing You

5. Hot Chip, Motion Sickness 

6. King Tuff, Bad thing

7. How To Dress Well, & It Was U

8. Ultraista, Bad Insect 

9. Japandroids, The House That Heaven Built 

10. Chairlift, I Belong In Your Arms

11. Icona Pop, I Love It

12. Royal Headache, Psychotic Episode

13. Grimes, Oblivion (pictured, style icon of 2012)

x esther