The Tragic Josh Top 12 Songs For the Week of January 22nd, 2010

Every week, mystery shopper, former A&R savant and grizzly bear wrestler Tragic Josh is let out of his basement cell for a day to scour the Internets for the best music out there. We then distill this extract into a fine paste which we spread over the canvas so that you can reap the benefits.

Here is the list for the week of January 22nd, 2010, which in no way makes this dated, now or ever. Enjoy the music, support musicians every way you can. Compensation, purchases, attending live shows, all help.

1. Alcoholic Faith Mission – Nut In Your Eye

Not sure about the vocals, but the rest is gorgeous

2. Fyfe Dangerfield – She Needs Me (monarchy remix)

Listen to Fyfe Dangerfield at

3. Hungry Villagers – Tree Full of Ghosts

Listen to Hungry Villagers at Hype Machine

4. The Rocket Boys – Like Ice in Water

A little flimsy, but there's something about it that I keep coming back to. And I just like the video coz it's cool!

5. The Soft Pack – Answer to Yourself

Nothing ground-breaking, but just crisp and clean and pure.

Listen to The Soft Pack at The Fader

6. White Hinterland – Icarus

Listen to White Hinterland at Gorilla vs. Bear

7. Tanlines – Real Life

Listen to Tanlines at Hype Machine

8. The Shivers – Beauty

9. Glasser – Apply (Tanlines Remix)

Listen to Glasser (Tanlines Remix) at

10. Silver Pines – Time Father

Listen to Silver Pines at Hype Machine

11. The Sweet Serenades – Mona Lee

Listen to The Sweet Serenades at You Ain’t No Picasso

12. Grasscut – Muppet (Nathan Fake remix)

Gritty as shit. Ethereal too.

Listen to Grasscut (Nathan Fake remix) at Lizzyville


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