Unearthen Episode #40

 
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My guest this week is incredible cloak maker Lindsey Thornburg. Her inspiration is gliding into the new year peaceful, potent and slightly nostalgic. To see her incomparable clothing line, visit her website here.

1. Bing & Ruth - Starwood Choker 

2. James Thomas - Demon In The Sea 

3. Bright Eyes - Halig, Halig, a Lie, Halig 

4. Milosh - Remember The Good Things 

5. Radiohead - All I Need

6. Madonna - Angel 

7. Björk - Hyper-Ballad 

8. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer 

9. Patrick Crowley - Surfside Sex 

10. Andy Stott - New Romantic

11. Fox The Fox - Precious Little Diamond

Unearthen Episode #39

 
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This week I'm continuing last week's "18 Days of New" theme - we're not even halfway through the 18 days! Be sure to check the site everyday here, because each afternoon a new item is added.

1. Olivia Kaplan - Nobody's Talking 

2. The Roches - Hammond Song 

3. Funkadelic - Biological Speculation 

4. Karin Krog - All I Want 

5. Maggie & Terre Roche - Underneath The Moon

6. Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton - You Are Not Needed Now 

7. Jackson C Frank - Spanish Moss 

8. Gary McFarland - Suzanne 

9. Nick Drake - Time Of No Reply 

10. Fruit Bats - You're Too Weird

Unearthen Episode #38

 
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My inspiration this week as we enter the new year is New Beginnings. Amethyst, which we named 'The New Leaf', is a reminder of this time of year. Each day a new piece is added to the 18 Days of New section of the website. Happy New Year!

1. Lou Reed - New Sensations 

2. Alice Coltrane - Govinda Jai Jai 

3. Howard Jones - New Song 

4. Lindsey Buckingham - It Was I 

5. John Lennon - Remember

6. The Troggs - A Different Me 

7. Krishna Das - Mere Gurudev 

8. OCS - The Fool 

9. Helvetia - Hybrid Moments 

10. Penguin Cafe Orchestra - The Sound Of Someone You Love Who's Going Away And It Doesn't Matter

Unearthen Episode #37

 
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For the holidays, here's a selection of Aquarium Drunkard's Holiday mixes. You can listen to the full playlists on Spotify here and here if you want more! Happy Holidays!

1. Donald Byrd - Cristo Redentor 

2. The Wailers - Christmas Spirit?? 

3. Stevie Wonder - Someday At Christmas 

4. Coleman Hawkins - Greensleeves 

5. Rahsaan Roland Kirk - We Free Kings

6. Sun Ra - It's Christmas Time 

7. John Fahey - Three Kings Of Orient Are 

8. Johnny Cash - Blue Christmas 

9. Charles Brown - Merry Christmas Baby 

10. The Black On White Affair - Auld Lang Syne

Unearthen Episode #36

 
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My guest this week is beautiful Eva Rose Garber. She is a writer working on a compilation of personal essays and living in Los Angeles. Her playlist is aptly titled 'A Lament', and her inspiration is lost love. I think it's the best curation of subtle and bold heartbreak songs I have ever heard. From the sweet, to bitter, to bittersweet. I'm honored to share it with you! 

1. Paul Desmond - To Say Goodbye 

2. Dwight Twilley Band - I'm Losing You 

3. Fred Neil - Little Bit Of Rain 

4. Fairport Convention - Close The Door Lightly When You Go 

5. Paul Clayton - Who's Gonna Buy You Ribbons 

6. Doris Duke - Ghost Of Myself 

7. The Rolling Stones - No Use In Crying 

8. Pentangle - Once I Had A Sweetheart 

9. Fairport Convention - Sun Shade 

10. Sibylle Baier - The End

11. The Box Tops - Good Morning Dear

 

 

 

Unearthen Episode #35

 
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This week I have a very special guest - Judith Rothman-Pierce. She is the owner, designer and maker of Rusty Cuts - for sure look at her INCREDIBLE stuff here! The first words I said to her when I met her was "I love all of your rings". She has the best style, and these songs that she picked really reflect her. This mix is inspired by Circles, and these are some of her favorite songs. I totally agree - this playlist rules!

1. Iggy Pop - Gold 

2. Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows 

3. Depeche Mode - Policy Of Truth 

4. Sisters Of Mercy - Lucretia My Reflection 

5. David Bowie - Cat People (Putting Out Fire) 

6. The Rolling Stones - Slave 

7. Electric Light Orchestra - Jungle 

8. Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time 

9. Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds 

10. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood - Some Velvet Morning

 

 

Unearthen Episode #34

 
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This week my inspiration is Gratitude. I hope you all have a lovely holiday week and spend it doing what makes you happy.

1. Crosby, Stils & Nash - Dark Star 

2. R. Stevie More - I'm Only Sleeping 

3. Holger Czukay - Persian Love 

4. Andy Bey - Celestial Blues 

5. Flo Morrisey and Matthew E. White - Look At What The Light Did Now 

6. Gun Outfit - The 101 

7. Fleetwood Mac - Earl Gray 

8. Colin Currie & Sam Walton - Nagoya Marimbas (for two marimbas) 

9. Michael White - The Blessing Song 

10. Phil Ochs - When I'm Gone

11. Bert Jansch - Running From Home

 

 

Unearthen Episode #33

 
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Please welcome actress, musician, and charmer of my heart (and everyone else's I believe) Lola Kirke. She's my guest this week. I've seen Lola play several times, her original songs and also just with a guitar around a fire singing song after song of all of the favorites. It's impressive. Her inspiration this week is freezing cold weather. It's going to be a long beautiful winter, so here's some songs to carry you along.

1. The Gaylettes - That's How Strong My Love Is 

2. The Band - Theme From The Last Waltz (Concert Version) 

3. Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - After The Fire Is Gone 

4. Joni Mitchell - People's Parties 

5. Ian Matthews - Seven Bridges Road (LP Version) 

6. Jim Ford - Love On My Brain 

7. Richie Havens - I Can't Make It Anymore 

8. Ginny Reilly - Wildman 

9. Vashti Bunyan - I Want To Be Alone 

10. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - May This Be Love

 

Unearthen Episode #32

 
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This episode is inspired by...CALIFORNIA! It's a pretty obvious choice I suppose, but I can't tell you how surprisingly fun it was to pick these songs out. I also made a ring this week with a trillion cut quartz, and I'm obsessed with it. Thank you California for your inspiration!

1. Baby Huey & The Babysitters - California Dreamin' 

2. Shocking Blue - California Here I Come 

3. Alex Bleeker & The Freaks - California 

4. Margo Guryan - California Shake 

5. Little Richard - California (I'm Comin') 

6. Allen Ginsberg - A Supermarket In California (Live) 

7. Lawrence Rothman - California Paranoia (feat. Angel Olsen) 

8. Guy Clark - L.A. Freeway 

9. Carole King - Back To California 

10. Bob Dylan - Yea! Heavy And A Bottle Of Bread

11. Randy Newman - I Love L.A.

 

Unearthen Episode #31

 
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This episode is inspired by a pair of custom Mini Eros Point earrings with raw Ethiopian Opal. Opal is my favorite stone, and although technically the month of Opal (October) has ended if you subscribe to birth stones, it's every month for me.

1. Shigeo Sekito - D.N.Hürter 

2. Aldous Harding - Blend 

3. Dennis Wilson - Dreamer 

4. David Bowie - TVC15 

5. The Troggs - Our Love Will Still Be There 

6. Jonathan Richman - You Can't Talk To The Dude 

7. Kathy Heideman - Need 

8. D.R. HOOKER - Forge Your Own Chains 

9. Johnny Rivers - Positively 4th Street 

10. David Crosby - Laughing

 

Unearthen Episode #30

 
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This episode is inspired by HALLOWEEN! A few years ago I was given a Halloween mix by a friend, and since then it's always been my favorite thing to listen to this time of year. Made by Peter Leonard, here's my selected tracks from the mix!

1. M9 - Boards Of Canada 

2. A Raincoat - It Came In The Night 

3. The Poppy Family - There's No Blood In Bone 

4. The Five Blobs - The Blob 

5. Aphrodities Child - The Beast 

6. Sasparella - Spooky 

7. The Troll - Warewolf And Witchbreath 

8. Anfang Mayhem - Silvester 

9. Fabio Frizzi - Zombie 

10. Julians Treatment - Strange Things 

11. Suicide - Ghost Rider 

 

 

Unearthen Episode #29

 
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This episode is inspired by the Astara ring from the classic collection. Sterling silver, quartz, and tiny black spinel. 

1. Moses Sumney - Doomed 

2. The Lounge Lizards - Bob The Bob

3. Boubacar Traoré - Dundôbesse M'Bedouniato 

4. G Wayne Thomas & The Crystal Voyager Band - Changes 

5. Colin Blundstone - Say You Don't Mind 

6. Dr. John, Mike Bloomfield & John Paul Hammond - Pretty Thing 

7. Vieux Farka Touré - Slow Jam 

8. Harry Nilsson - Mother Nature's Son 

9. Sparks - Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth

10. Alex Chilton - The Happy Song

 

Unearthen Episode #28

 
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This episode is inspired by Sapphire, the stone of prosperity. I made a necklace this week with a raw white sapphire, the first one I've ever made. 

1. Sir Richard Bishop - Morella 

2. Willie Dunn - The Pacific 

3. Michael Rother - Sonnenrad 

4. Art Garfunkel - Waters of March 

5. Grace Jones - I've Seen That Face Before 

6. Talking Heads - Right Start (Unfinished Outtake) 

7. The Kinks - Come Dancing 

8. Rockpile - When I Write The Book 

9. Atlanta Rhythm Section - So Into You

 

Unearthen Episode #27

 
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This week's episode is dedicated to Tom Petty. He's inspired me so much personally, and it's incredible how many artists, musicians, and everyone basically that have been touched by his magic. This collection of songs are all other musicians covers of his songs. RIP TP!

1. Phil Seymour - Save Me 

2. Suzi Quatro - Breakdown 

3. United Guitar Players - I Won't Back Down 

4. Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne - Learning To Fly 

5. Grace Jones - Breakdown 

6. Phil Seymour - Surrender 

7. Bob Dylan - Got My Mind Made Up 

8. Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - I Will Run To You 

9. Roger McGuinn - American Girl 

10. Johny Cash - Southern Accents

 

Unearthen Episode #26

 
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Inspired this week by brand new pair of custom sterling silver and opal cross earrings. There's going to be a lot of new opal pieces in the next few weeks, October's birth stone is opal! Get ready!

1. Willie Dunn - The Dreamer 

2. Nikki Sudden - Chelsea Embankment 

3. Catmando - Today's The First Day Of Your Life 

4. Gerry Rafferty & The Humblebums - Please Sing A Song For Us 

5. Chubby Checker - No Need To Get So Heavy 

6. Dean Friedman - Ariel 

7. Jan Hammer Group - Don't You Know 

8. Miriam Makeba - Four Letter Words 

9. Sopwith Camel - Orange Peel 

10. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Face Like Summer 

11. Steve Warner - Cement River 

 

Unearthen Episode #25

 
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This week, the theme is "I Love You". Hope this brightens your week. XO 

1. Lou Reed - I Love You 

2. Jim Croce - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song  

3. Dee Dee Sharp - I Really Love You 

4. The Mojo Men - Sit Down I Think I Love You 

5. King Tuff - I Love You Ugly 

6. The Zombies - I Love You 

7. Ramones - Baby, I Love You 

8. The Troggs - I Love You Baby 

9. Elvis Presley - I Love You Because (with Lisa Marie Presley)

10. Molly Burch - I Love You Still

11. Serge Gainsbourg - Je T'aime Moi Non Plus

 

Unearthen Episode #24

 
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The episode this week is dedicated to the great Harry Dean Stanton. Forever enthralled and in awe!

1. Harry Dean Stanton - Hands On The Wheel 

2. Prince - Thieves In The Temple (Acoustic) 

3. Peter Gordon & The Love of Life Orchestra - Still You 

4. Amadou & Mariam - Bofou Safou 

5. Alex Cameron & Angel Olsen - Strangers Kiss 

6. Willie Mitchell - Groovin' 

7. Kathy Heideman - Move With Love 

8. Paul McCartney - Waterfalls 

9. Theloniuos Monk - I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)

10. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas

Unearthen Episode #23

 
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The episode this week is inspired by a group art show that I contributed to, where each artist recreated an album cover of their choosing. I picked 10 songs from the musicians whose albums are in the show, including mine - Nina Simone! If you're in Los Angeles, check out Showboat Gallery.

1. Thelonious Monk Septet - Abide With Me 

2. X-Ray Spex - Warrior In Woolworth 

3. Barbara Streisand - Life On Mars 

4. Patti Smith - Kimberly 

5. Sonic Youth - Superstar 

6. John Phillips - Mississippi 

7. Allen Toussaint - Southern Nights 

8. Jonathan Richman - Since She Started To Ride 

9. Neil Young - Comes A Time

10. Nina Simone - Compensation

10. The Hampton String Quartet - Good Vibrations 

Unearthen Episode #22

 
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I dedicate this episode to my dear friend, muse, and inspiration - Desirée Zondag. She passed away what will be 2 years ago this month. My memories will always be there. I still discover new parts of these memories, and they make me teary but they also crack me up in laughter.

1. Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou - Ballad Of The Spirits 

2. Elvis Presley - Blue Moon 

3. Robert Palmer - Woke Up Laughing 

4. Amanaz - Khala My Friend 

5. Dennis Wilson - Farewell My Friend 

6. Lindsey Buckingham - Shadow Of The West 

7. Yoko Ono - I Have A Woman Inside My Soul 

8. Lion - You've Got A Woman 

9. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - You're A Song (That I Can't Sing) 

10. A$AP Rocky - Everyday 

Unearthen Episode #21

 
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My inspiration this week is the new versions of the Mini Eros Point earrings - now with quartz spheres or pearls. They're available on the website, I love them.

1. Alex Izenberg - To Move On 

2. Drug Cabin - Stoner 

3. David Bowie - Sorrow

4. Benny Hester - No The End Is Not Near 

5. The Barr Brothers - Come In The Water 

6. Scott Fagan - In My Head 

7. Freddie North - She's All I Got 

8. Joni Mitchell - Free Man In Paris 

9. The Supremes - All I Want 

10. Syreeta - Your Kiss Is Sweet