See You Next Year!

See You Next Year!

Justin Lacy says it best when he sings: "Wind up the lights Undress the tree Surround all the bulbs in paper-towel sheets Pack me some ...
Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Probably the bestest Little Drummer Boy cover in YEARS, this Cambodian funk take by Dengue Fever:
Golau Glau

Golau Glau

Twas the night before the night before Christmas, and all of a sudden a very beautiful EP by Golau Glau appeared; The Silver Tear by Golau G...
Duo Nachtschade

Duo Nachtschade

Mariah Carey, inna Dutch waltz-y way Wat ik wil voor Kerstmis by Duo Nachtschade
Rectum Raiders

Rectum Raiders

Look, it says we present you the weird and the odd christmas songs in our header, right? Right.
Calico the band

Calico the band

One of the many highlights on Stubby's Christmas mix, this great rocking track: Santa Have Mercy by CALICO the band Check out the vide...
Plastic Billionaires

Plastic Billionaires

Where Dylan Thomas, Augustus Pablo and Wham! meet, you ask? Here below: Last Christmas in Wales - P-Bills Xmas Single 2013 by The Plastic Bi...
22 XMAS TRACKS

22 XMAS TRACKS

The website 22tracks has 22 tracks in every sort of music you can imagine, chosen by connaisseurs. During the week of Christmas they have 22...
Burning Leaves

Burning Leaves

I am very much in love with Indie Mae's voice. This is a cover of a traditional seasonal song: The Holly and the Ivy (Christmas Carol) b...
Dead or a Christmas Pudding

Dead or a Christmas Pudding

Dutch producers Dropkick re-worked the Dead or Alive classic You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) inna Christmas stylee: Dropkick - Spin Me (Li...
Paul Pfau

Paul Pfau

A Rock By The Sea Christmas :: Volume Four by Paul Pfau A bluesy Fender Rhodes-Christmas, from THIS compilation
Sha La Das

Sha La Das

You probably saw this at Stubby's , but in case you didn't....
Priscilla Ahn

Priscilla Ahn

Download this great track for free via Priscillaahn.com (thx Stubby )
Surf School Drop Outs

Surf School Drop Outs

Our Danish friends of Surf School Drop Outs made a new, Walker Brothers-style Christmas song that we're happy to share with you: Another...
Devon Sproule

Devon Sproule

We heart Devon Sproule. This is a great dark humoured seasonal song from a cool compilation: Scolastica Holiday Compilation by Various Artis...
Martian Christmas

Martian Christmas

With cover art and a title like this, you're a surefire post on this blog. Hip hop x-mas! Martian XMAS 2013 by Moka Only
The Pauses

The Pauses

This is a very nice, leftfield take on the classic: Christmas Time Is Here by The Pauses
Ramsey Lewis

Ramsey Lewis

A very nice piece on the Ramsey Lewis Christmas albums on the Wax Poetics blog. HERE
Lonna Marie

Lonna Marie

"..It's not your typical merry Christmas song, but I hope you can appreciate it. When we get older things change and Christmas time...
Blue Eyed Soul Christmas

Blue Eyed Soul Christmas

Magnolia Sons treat us to a tambourine-stuffed Christmas song! My Favorite Season / The Christmas Joy by MAGNOLIA SONS
Bearkat

Bearkat

A sweet Christmas suite by the talented Bearkat. Oh la la: A Winter Suite by Bearkat
Tyrone Warner

Tyrone Warner

Hard rockin' Christmas songs, just can't get enough. Tyrone Warner has just the thing: Swiss Chalet Festive Special by Tyrone Warne...
Sofia Talvik

Sofia Talvik

Leave it to German blog Lie in the Sound to cherrypick the bestest new Christmas releases. Like this beautiful track by Sofia Talvik: A Berl...
Snowflakes singles

Snowflakes singles

Remember the Snowflakes 7-inch singles ? Did you actually hear 'm? Three songs are on Youtube. We LOVE 'm!
Bellwether Squares

Bellwether Squares

Covers of Christmas songs by the Pretenders, Darlene Love and Paul McCartney, but also this rather brilliant original alt.rock track, that&#...
Winter is on my head volume 5

Winter is on my head volume 5

It's out there , the 5th Winter is on my head compilation, and it contains this great Christmas truckin' song: Winter Is On My Head...
Christmas Business

Christmas Business

Raw Rock Militia , it sounds pretty unsettling, but it's 'the official street team' of rockband Showbread . Missed it last year,...
Killing Goliath, Big Tree

Killing Goliath, Big Tree

They're from Barneveld, Holland, and as you know we have a weak spot for Dutch band playing Christmas songs. Even if they're as LOUD...
MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS

MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS

Mediaeval Baebes hail from London. The six (with a.o. Katharine Blake from Miranda Sex Garden) girls' 'exquisite storybook opened i...
Jerriais bells

Jerriais bells

Do you know how Jèrriais sounds? And did you know they have carols in that language? Find out more on Eune Bordée d'Noué, a Christmas a...
The Christmas Agency

The Christmas Agency

Deep voiced alt.rock Christmas track by Brit band The Agency, who re-christened themselves The Christmas Agency for this occasion. Tinsel T...
Cal Folger Day

Cal Folger Day

We featured CFD last year ( see? ), and we're glad we can post about her again. For this year she recorded a sultry Sammy Cahn/Jimmy van...
Brain Pool

Brain Pool

'The Last Christmas is Brainpool’s comeback to the pure pop format. Complete with jingling bells, glockenspiel and epic lyrics.'
Soul & Funk Christmas

Soul & Funk Christmas

If there's only one Christmas album you're gonna buy this year, make it this one : V./A. - Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Par...
Boss Jaguars

Boss Jaguars

Christmas surf songs! Yay! Three songs EP HERE Santa's Bangin' Surfari by The Boss Jaguars!
Colourmusic

Colourmusic

Silly Christmas music. We're all for it. Colourmusic has just the thing A Very Special Colourmusic Christmas, Vol. 1 by colourmusic
Missile Toads

Missile Toads

From the mailbox: 'I'm from the Missile Toads, a punk band from Philly. We bastardize punk and garage songs songs into Xmas Classick...
Psychristmas

Psychristmas

From the mailbox: 'We see you posted our Ample Play label mates Beat Mark and Sudden Death of Stars upcoming 7" single. We released...
The Rosebuds

The Rosebuds

The Rosebuds are an art-rock band originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. Its current members are Ivan Howard (vocals/guitar/drums/bass/key...
Paste Holiday Sampler 2013

Paste Holiday Sampler 2013

Free download of the annual festive sampler, featuring tracks by Bright Eyes, Otis Redding, Sufjan Stevens and a whole lot more.
Mark Nevin

Mark Nevin

You might know Mark Nevin from Fairground Attraction. For this new Christmas track he lined up a whole bunch of people.
Festivus 2

Festivus 2

This week Highline Records releases Festivus 2, a sequel to last year's fun compilation of indie-fied holiday songs. Artists include Pin...
Beat Mark

Beat Mark

Ample Play is Cornershop's own label. On December 9, the label releases a great 7-inch single (and digital version) of two indie Christm...