Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Knotty Pine
David Byrne & Dirty Projectors 4 2:23
2 Cello Song (feat. Jose Gonzalez)
The Books 5 3:54
3 Train Song
Benjamin Gibbard & Feist 3.65 3:02
4 Brackett, WI
Bon Iver 5 4:03
5 Deep Blue Sea
Grizzly Bear 4 3:46
6 So Far Around the Bend
The National 4 3:43
7 Tightrope
Yeasayer 4 3:18
8 Feeling Good
My Brightest Diamond 5 3:54
9 Dark Was the Night
Kronos Quartet 3 3:51
10 I Was Young When I Left Home
Antony & Bryce Dessner 4 4:55
11 Big Red Machine
Aaron Dessner & Justin Vernon 5 4:39
12 Sleepless
The Decemberists 5 7:54
13 Die
Iron & Wine 5 1:07
14 Service Bell
Feist & Grizzly Bear 5 2:23
15 You Are the Blood
Sufjan Stevens 4 10:14
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Well-Alright
Spoon 5 2:46
2 Lenin
Arcade Fire 4:07
3 Mimizan
Beirut 2:43
4 El Caporal
My Morning Jacket 3:33
5 Inspiration Information
Sharon Jones & The Dap‐Kings 4:05
6 With a Girl Like You
David Andrew Sitek 4 3:27
7 Blood, Part 2 (feat. Sufjan Stevens & Serengeti)
Buck 65 3:36
8 Hey, Snow White
The New Pornographers 4:26
9 Gentle Hour
Yo La Tengo 5:31
10 Another Saturday
Stuart Murdoch 4 2:55
11 Happiness
Riceboy Sleeps 8:37
12 Amazing Grace
Cat Power & Delta Blues Band 4 3:34
13 The Giant of Illinois
Andrew Bird 4:45
14 Lua
Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch 3 5:53
15 Play the Game
Beach 4:19
16 When the Road Runs Out
Blonde Redhead & Devastations 3:28
17 Love vs. Porn
Kevin Drew 3:57

Credits

Digital Media 1

mixed in:
Seattle, Washington, United States (2008-05) (track 7)
recorded in:
Montreal (city), Quebec, Canada (2007) (track 4)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States (2008) (track 4)
acoustic guitar:
Afie Jurvanen (track 3)
Mike O'Brien (Canadian musician & producer, member of Zeus) (track 3)
clarinet:
Hideaki Aomori (track 6)
Sebastian Krueger (track 8)
violin:
Rob Moose (track 6)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2008-09-09) (track 9)
John Sherba (2008-09-09) (track 9)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Aaron Dessner (track 15)
cello:
Maria Jeffers (track 6)
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (2008-09-09) (track 9)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
David Cossin (track 15)
Bryan Devendorf (track 6)
Brian McComber (track 1)
John Moen (track 12)
Brian Wolfe (drums) (track 8)
bass guitar [bass]:
Aaron Dessner (track 6)
Nathan Lithgow (track 8)
trumpet:
Kyle Resnick (track 8)
strings:
Maria Jeffers (track 8)
Olivier Manchon (track 8)
Marla Hansen (track 8)
Rob Moose (track 8)
strings [string] arranger:
Nico Muhly (track 10)
viola:
Padma Newsome (track 11)
Nadia Sirota (track 10)
Hank Dutt (2008-09-09) (track 9)
flute:
Alex Sopp (track 6)
organ:
Padma Newsome (track 11)
guitar:
David Byrne (track 1)
Aaron Dessner (track 6)
Bryce Dessner (tracks 6, 10)
Chris Funk (track 12)
David Longstreth (track 1)
Colin Meloy (track 12)
Shara Worden (track 8)
guitar [guitars]:
Zac Rae (track 8)
banjo:
Chris Funk (track 12)
double bass [upright bass]:
Nate Query (track 12)
electric guitar:
Bryce Dessner (track 15)
Ben Gibbard (track 3)
percussion:
John Moen (track 12)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Zac Rae (track 8)
celesta [celeste]:
Nico Muhly (track 6)
piano:
Jenny Conlee (track 12)
Aaron Dessner (tracks 6, 11)
piano [piano cadenza]:
Gabriel Kahane (track 15)
bass clarinet:
Sebastian Krueger (track 8)
accordion:
Jenny Conlee (track 12)
trombone [trombones]:
Ben Lanz (track 15)
additional engineer:
Shara Worden (track 8)
additional recording engineer:
Aaron Dessner (track 6)
Bryce Dessner (track 6)
Nico Muhly (track 6)
additional vocals:
Jose Gonzalez (indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 2)
arranger:
Grizzly Bear (track 5)
Stephen Prutsman (track 9)
Shara Worden (track 8)
background vocals [backing vocals]:
John Moen (track 12)
background vocals [backup vocals]:
Afie Jurvanen (track 3)
Mike O'Brien (Canadian musician & producer, member of Zeus) (track 3)
Shara Worden (track 15)
composer:
David Byrne (track 1)
Dirty Projectors (track 1)
Nick Drake (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
editor:
Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer) (2008-09-18) (track 9)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2008-09-18) (track 9)
engineer:
Robbie Lackritz (track 3)
instruments:
Grizzly Bear (track 5)
Justin Vernon (track 4)
lyricist:
David Byrne (track 1)
Nick Drake (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Bob Dylan (1961) (track 10)
mixer:
Bryce Dessner (track 10)
Chris Taylor (Member of Grizzly Bear) (tracks 5, 14)
Joel Hamburger (track 11)
Peter Katis (track 6)
Robbie Lackritz (track 3)
Jeff Saltzman (Portland, Oregon-based record producer) (track 12)
Andrew Scheps (track 8)
Nicolas Vernhes (track 1)
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) (2008-05) (track 7)
Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer) (2008-09-18) (track 9)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2008-09-18) (track 9)
orchestrator:
Padma Newsome (track 11)
Nico Muhly (track 6)
performer:
Feist (Leslie Feist - American-Canadian indie pop singer / of Broken Social Scene) (track 14)
Grizzly Bear (track 14)
Iron and Wine (track 13)
Sufjan Stevens (track 15)
producer:
Scott Colburn (engineer / producer / musician) (track 7)
Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer) (track 9)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (track 9)
Chris Taylor (Member of Grizzly Bear) (tracks 5, 14)
Justin Vernon (track 4)
Yeasayer (track 7)
Shara Worden (track 8)
recording engineer:
Aaron Dessner (track 11)
Bryce Dessner (track 10)
Zac Rae (track 8)
Justin Vernon (track 11)
Nico Muhly (track 10)
Peter Katis (track 6)
Jeff Saltzman (Portland, Oregon-based record producer) (track 12)
Nicolas Vernhes (track 1)
Jeremy Lemos (track 13)
Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer) (2008-09-09) (track 9)
vocals:
Matt Berninger (track 6)
David Byrne (track 1)
Aaron Dessner (track 6)
Feist (Leslie Feist - American-Canadian indie pop singer / of Broken Social Scene) (track 3)
Grizzly Bear (track 5)
Padma Newsome (track 6)
Kyle Resnick (track 6)
Justin Vernon (tracks 4, 11)
Antony Hegarty (performance name for Antony Hegarty) (track 10)
Amber Coffman (track 1)
Angel Deradoorian (track 1)
Scott Devendorf (track 6)
Ben Gibbard (track 3)
David Longstreth (track 1)
Colin Meloy (track 12)
Shara Worden (track 8)
writer:
Matt Berninger (track 6)
Leslie Bricusse (track 8)
Vashti Bunyan (track 3)
Alasdair Clayre (track 3)
Aaron Dessner (tracks 6, 11)
Edward Droste (track 14)
Anthony Newley (track 8)
Raymond Raposa (track 15)
Justin Vernon (tracks 4, 11)
Yeasayer (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5, 9)
Bob Dylan (1961) (track 10)
publisher:
Special Rider Music (track 10)
edited at:
Architecture (studio founded by Scott Fraser) in Los Angeles, California, United States (2008-09-18) (track 9)
mixed at:
Architecture (studio founded by Scott Fraser) in Los Angeles, California, United States (2008-09-18) (track 9)
recorded at:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Feeling Good (track 8)
Train Song (track 3)
You Are the Blood (track 15)
’Cello Song (track 2)
later translated versions:
Em sento bé (track 8)
part of:
recording of:
Big Red Machine (track 11)
Brackett, WI (track 4)
Deep Blue Sea (traditional) (track 5)
Knotty Pine (track 1)
Service Bell (track 14)
Tightrope (track 7)
version of:
900 Miles (track 10)

Digital Media 2

recorded in:
acoustic guitar:
Kevin Drew (track 17)
violin:
Sarah Neufeld (track 2)
cello:
Mike Olsen (of The Hidden Cameras) (track 2)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Howard Bilerman (track 2)
Homer Steinweiss (track 5)
Jim White (Australian drummer with Dirty Three, Tren Brothers, etc.) (track 12)
Patrick Hallahan (2007-11) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
bass guitar [bass]:
Tim Kingsbury (track 2)
Nick Movshon (track 5)
Erik Paparazzi (track 12)
Tom Blankenship (2007-11) (track 4)
David Andrew Sitek (2008-05) (track 6)
trumpet:
Charles Spearin (track 17)
trumpet [trumpets]:
David Guy (track 5)
steelpan [steel drum]:
Richard Reed Parry (track 2)
strings:
Amiina (Icelandic indie pop band) (track 11)
glockenspiel:
Bosco Mann (track 5)
Zach Condon (track 3)
mellotron:
Stuart Bogie (2008-05) (track 6)
membranophone [drum] programming:
David Andrew Sitek (2008-05) (track 6)
slide guitar:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
synthesizer:
Will Butler (Arcade Fire) (track 2)
synthesizer [synth]:
David Andrew Sitek (2008-05) (track 6)
organ:
Stuart Murdoch (track 10)
guitar:
Judah Bauer (track 12)
Thomas Brenneck (track 5)
Win Butler (track 2)
Binky Griptite (track 5)
Conor Oberst (track 14)
David Rawlings (American guitarist, singer and producer) (track 14)
Gillian Welch (track 14)
Carl Broemel (2007-11) (track 4)
Jim James (2007-11) (track 4)
guitar [guitars]:
Stevie Jackson (track 10)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Stuart Bogie (2008-05) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
tom-tom [floor tom]:
Kevin Drew (track 17)
tom-tom [toms]:
Stuart Bogie (2008-05) (track 6)
percussion:
Zach Condon (track 3)
Nick Petree (track 3)
keyboard:
Bo Koster (2007-11) (track 4)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Mick Cooke (track 10)
keyboard [keys]:
Kevin Drew (track 17)
piano:
Victor Axelrod (track 5)
Gregg Foreman (track 12)
Kendrick Strauch (track 3)
Régine Chassagne (track 2)
accordion:
Zach Condon (track 3)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
horn [horns]:
Carl Broemel (2007-11) (track 4)
Stuart Bogie (2008-05) (track 6)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Neal Sugarman (track 5)
congas [conga]:
Fernando Velez (track 5)
flugelhorn:
Zach Condon (track 3)
arranger:
Chan Marshall (track 12)
Stuart Murdoch (track 10)
background vocals [backing vocals]:
Sharon Jones (track 5)
Joel Katz (track 5)
composer:
Arcade Fire (track 2)
Conor Oberst (track 14)
Riceboy Sleeps (track 11)
Brett Sparks (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
guest other vocals [rap]:
Serengeti (US rapper David Cohn) (track 7)
guest performer:
Sufjan Stevens (track 7)
lead vocals:
Sharon Jones (track 5)
lyricist:
Conor Oberst (track 14)
Will Butler (Arcade Fire) (track 2)
Régine Chassagne (track 2)
Stuart Murdoch (track 10)
Rennie Sparks (track 13)
mixer:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
Joe Chiccarelli (track 4)
Kevin Drew (track 17)
Riceboy Sleeps (track 11)
David Boucher (track 13)
Jay Braun (track 12)
Mark Lawson (track 2)
Mike Mogis (track 14)
Chris Moore (recording engineer) (track 6)
other vocals [vocalizations]:
DM Stith (Artist from Asthmatic Kitty Records label) (track 7)
performer:
Andrew Bird (track 13)
producer:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
Blonde Redhead (track 16)
Cat Power (track 12)
Joe Chiccarelli (track 4)
Zach Condon (track 3)
Kevin Drew (track 17)
Jim James (track 4)
Riceboy Sleeps (track 11)
David Andrew Sitek (track 6)
Yo La Tengo (track 9)
Mike Mogis (track 14)
recording engineer:
Ohad Benchetrit (track 17)
Howard Bilerman (track 2)
Riceboy Sleeps (track 11)
John Collins (Canadian) (track 8)
Mark Greenberg (track 13)
Phil Palazzolo (track 8)
remixer:
Buck 65 (track 7)
vocals:
Win Butler (track 2)
Zach Condon (track 3)
Kevin Drew (track 17)
Conor Oberst (track 14)
Gillian Welch (track 14)
Régine Chassagne (track 2)
Chan Marshall (track 12)
Stuart Murdoch (track 10)
Jim James (2007-11) (track 4)
David Andrew Sitek (2008-05) (track 6)
writer:
Daniel Bejar (track 8)
Zach Condon (track 3)
Peter Gutteridge (track 9)
Shuggie Otis (track 5)
Reg Presley (track 6)
Alex Somers (track 11)
publisher:
mixed at:
Petite Eglise in Quebec, Canada (track 2)
recorded at:
Hotel2Tango in Montreal (city), Quebec, Canada (track 2)
cover recording of:
Gentle Hour (track 9)
Hey, Snow White (track 8)
Lua (track 14)
later translated versions:
Luada (track 14)
later versions:
Happiness (track 11)
recording of:
Another Saturday (track 10)
Happiness (track 11)
Lenin (track 2)
Mimizan (track 3)