the Chroniclem:

        Year Two             

Music released in Clementine's second year of life (Sept. '16-Aug. '17), that her mother or I like or find important for her to hear. Music is in month-release order, though not necessarily in release-date order.


• Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “Rings of Saturn”

from Skeleton Tree


• Wovenhand – “Golden Blossom”

from Star Treatment


• Wilco – “Happiness”

from Schmilco


• Okkervil River – “Okkervil River R.I.P.”

from Away


• Kishi Bashi – “m’Lover”

from Sonderlust


• Eluvium – “Individuation”

from False Readings On


• Drive-By Truckers – “What It Means”

from American Band


• Bobby Rush – “I Don’t Want Nobody Hanging Around”

from Porcupine Meat


• Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – “John Henry”

from Shine A Light


• Pixies – “All The Saints”

from Head Carrier



• Leonard Cohen – “Treaty”

from You Want It Darker


• Goat – “Trouble in the Streets”

from Requiem


• The Notwist – “Consequence – Live”

from Superheroes, Ghostvillains, & Stuff (Live)


• Nada Surf – “Blonde on Blonde (Live)”

from Peaceful Ghosts (Live)


• Max Richter – “On Reflection”

from Black Mirror – Nosedive



• Shirley Collins – “Awake Awake/The Split Ash Tree/May Carol/Southover”

from Lodestar


• Lambchop – “NIV”



• A Tribe Called Quest – “We The People….”

from We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service


• Arvo Pärt – “Kanon pokajanen: Ode IV”

from Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen



• Damien Jurado & Richard Swift – “Hello Sunshine”

from Other People’s Songs, Volume One


• Zao – “Xenophobe”

from The Well-Intentioned Virus



• The Flaming Lips – “We A Family”

from Oczy Mlody


• The xx – “A Violent Noise”

from I See You


• Sleater-Kinney – “Start Together – Live”

from Live In Paris



• Strand of Oaks – “Rest of It”

from Hard Love


• Tinariwen – “Assawt”

from Elwan



• Greg Graffin – “Sawmill”

from Millport


• David Bazan – “The Ballad of Pedro Y Blanco”

from Care


• The Shins – “Name For You”

from Heartworms


• Unwed Sailor – “Take A Minute”

from Take A Minute


• Spoon – “Tear It Down”

from Hot Thoughts


• Bob Dylan – “Stardust”

from Triplicate


• Monster Movie – “Don’t  You Want to Love Us”

from Keep The Voices Distant



• The New Pornographers – “High Ticket Attactions”

from Whiteout Conditions


• Ryan Pollie – “Grown”

from Los Angeles Police Department


• TW Walsh – “Terrible Freedom”

from Terrible Freedom


• The Cranberries – “Linger – Acoustic Version”

from Something Else


• Willie Nelson – “It Gets Easier”

from God’s Problem Child



• Mac DeMarco – “My Old Man”

from This Old Dog


• The Mountain Goats – “Andrew Eldritch is Moving Back To Town”

from Goths


• Girlpool – “123”

from Powerplant


• Slowdive – “Sugar For The Pill”

from Slowdive


• Do Make Say Think – “Her Eyes on the Horizon”

from Stubborn Persistent Illusions


• Saintseneca – “Book Of The Dead On Sale”

from Book Of The Dead On Sale



• James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, & Brice Dessner – “Mercury”

from Planetarium


• Kevin Morby – “Pearly Gates”

from City Music


• Chuck Berry – “Lady B. Good”

from CHUCK


• Jeff Tweedy – “Muzzle of Bees”

from Together At Last


• Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – “Something to Love”

from The Nashville Sound



• Lo Tom – Overboard

from Lo Tom


• Broken Social Scene – “Hug of Thunder”

from Hug of Thunder


• Arcade Fire – “Creature Comfort”

from Creature Comfort EP


• Waxahatchee – “Never Been Wrong”

from Out In The Storm


• Japanese Breakfast – “The Body Is A Blade”

from Soft Sounds from Another Planet


• The Last Dinosaur – “All My Faith”

from The Nothing



• Grizzly Bear – “Mourning Sound”

from Painted Ruins


• El Ten Eleven – “Unusable Love”

from Unusable Love EP


• Iron & Wine – “Calling It Dreaming”

from Beast Epic

Nick Cave
Bobby Rush
Billy Bragg
Strand of Oaks
The Mountain Goats
Kevin Morby