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By Scott Reid | 30 November 2014

Art: Clarence L. Andrews, The Father of the Glaciers

Second up in our series of biweekly year-end podcasts, the suggestively titled CXLIX is a predominantly ballad-heavy folk/country/rock-centric mix, perfect for hour-long walks in the middle of nowhere when it’s snowing outside—except for four-ish minutes during Marianne Faithfull’s “Mother Wolf” when chunks of hail aggressively pummel you into a cowering husk. Or, if that’s not an option, consider this a great soundtrack for getting lost in snow gifs instead. May I suggest:

…or perhaps:

And for Marianne at ~8 minutes in:

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1. Lucinda Williams: “Compassion”

2. Jennifer Castle: “Sailing Away”

3. Chad VanGaalen: “Hangman’s Son”

4. Marianne Faithfull: “Mother Wolf”

5. Sharon Van Etten: “Tarifa”

6. Marissa Nadler: “‘I’ve Got Your Name”

7. Dirt Dress: “Twelve Pictures”

8. Lydia Loveless: “Chris Isaac”

9. Angel Olsen: “Windows”

  • (26:58 – 30:55)
  • from Burn Your Fire for No Witness (Jagjaguwar; 2014)
  • angelolsen.com

10. Adult Jazz: “Be a Girl”

11. Jenny Gillespie: “Chamma”

12. Ricky Eat Acid: “Let’s Go Outside”

13. Grouper: “Holifneres”

14. Blue Hawaii: “Get Happy”

15. Deerhoof: “Mirror Monster”

  • (43:14 – 45:49)
  • from La Isla Bonita (Polyvinyl; 2014)
  • deerhoof.net

16. Tinariwen: “Emajer”

17. Christina Vantzou: “Strange Symptoms” [section]

18. The Weather Station: “Don’t Understand”

  • (49:41 – 52:46)
  • from What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know (You’ve Changed; 2014)
  • the-weather-station.com