Sonic Roundup: A Sleighfull of Holiday Songs

DJ Troy Nelson knows who's naughty and nice
photo by Jim Bennett

This week, to get into the festive spirit, we are featuring a collection of new holiday-themed songs as our Song of the Day podcasts. You can download original songs from The Barr Brothers and Breathe Owl Breathe, covers from Jessica Lea Mayfied and Brite Futures, and a new song from Diamond Rugs, a “supergroup” of sorts consisting of members of Deer Tick, Black Lips, Los Lobos and Six Finger Satellite.

Subscribe now to listen to them all, and as a bonus, here’s a sack full of other holiday traditionals, originals, and covers that you can put under your listening tree:

Fitz and The Tantrums – Santa Stole My Lady

The Raveonettes – Christmas Song

Capsula – I Wanna Be Your (Girlfriend)

Ivan & Alyosha – Rebel Jesus

Damien Jurado – Christmas Time Is Here

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Class Actress – Silent Night (MP3)

Hayes Carll – Grateful for Christmas (Live on KEXP)

Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler – Home For The Holidays

STAG – Father Christmas

Slow Club – Christmas TV

Rosie Thomas – Remember When It Snowed (MP3)

Woods – Christmas Time Is Here (MP3)

She & Him – The Christmas Waltz (MP3)

Dressy Bessy – Mr. Kringle’s (MP3)

Summer Camp – Christmas Wrapping (MP3)

Brent Amaker – A Very Brent Amaker Christmas (MP3)

Gruff Rhys – Slashed Wrists This Christmas

Josh T. Pearson – O Holy Night

Múm – Gle∂ileg Jól

Nive Nielsen & The Deer Children – Christmas Song

The Black Swans – Christmas Alone (featuring Eve Searls)

Choklate – Tis the Season

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