Substantial Sessions 13: Winter Wonderland
For our second installment of the Substantial Sessions we got a mix from Courtney of songs that reminded her of winter, a selection that left out any holiday music since she can't stand it. This year we've asked Mark to weigh in on the topic of winter music. It doesn't eschew the holidays like Courtney's mix did, going so far as to include a holiday standard from the Vince Guaraldi Trio, but it still avoids devolving into a holiday schmaltz-fest (not that there's anything wrong with that). Instead, it's a well-considered mix of indie and less indie tracks fit for a walk in the cold, a rest in front of a fire, or even a day in the office. We hope you like it.

MADE IN HEIGHTS - Hors d'oeuvre
Björk - Crystalline
The Globes - Stay Awake
Sleater-Kinney - Jumpers
Blue Scholars - Slick Watts
Blue Scholars - George Jackson
The Helio Sequence - Hallelujah
My Bloody Valentine - Come in Alone
Thom Yorke - And It Rained All Night
Björk - Frosti
MADE IN HEIGHTS - All the Places
The Felice Brothers - Murder by Mistletoe
Josh Ritter - Idaho
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Christmastime is Here (Instrumental)
Radiohead - Winter Wonderland

Main image by Flickr user Krystiano.