Vol. 3

1. Guilty Simpson — “Michigan Nights”

An often very good rapper from Detroit, exhibiting one of his very good tracks in this ode to his home state.

2. Dinah Washington — “September in the Rain”

In honor of it being September, and occasionally rainy.

3. MIA — “Pull Up the People”

Before there was “Paper Planes,” there was this.

4. Bonnie Prince Billy — “Bed is for Sleeping”

This guy is so good.

5. The Jesus and Mary Chain — “My Girl”

JAMC translating the Temptations classic into their late ’80s brood.

6. All Time Quarterback — “Dinner At Eight In The Suburbs”

The Ben Gibbard solo project that isn’t the Postal Service.

 

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About Eric Lutz

Eric Lutz is a Chicago-based writer. His work frequently appears in Newcity magazine. He has also written for the Chicago Reader, Welter and a number of newspapers. View all posts by Eric Lutz

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