More of this please. (via Stereogum)
Brushfire Records recently posted a short yet stellar list of their Greatest Hits of 2012. hint: Neil Halstead makes an appearance.
The Wallflowers, who have recently 'reunited' were also recently on World Cafe, where they played a live set, sounding quite good, actually. Pay special attention to the first track they play, "Love Is A Country".
Cover Me Songs has 5 covers of Dream Academy's hit "Life in a Northern Town". One of them is Rick Springfield. Not even kidding. Check it out.