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Various Artists - Plastic Snow | Great Tunes, Even Greater Cause
Los Angeles-based music blog Confession of a Would-Be Hipster has compiled its first compilation, appropriately entitled Plastic Snow, just in time for the holidays. The sixteen-track disc features wintry tunes by some of the best bands the local music scene has to offer, including Great Northern, Earlimart (LAist Review, #2), Princeton (LAist Interview), Pierre de Reeder (of Rilo Kiley fame), The Monolators (LAist Review), Let's Go Sailing (LAist Interview, Review) and Letting Up Despite Great Faults. And as if that impressive cast wasn't enough, 100% of the profits from Plastic Snow go to benefit Los Angeles' longest running homeless shelter, Midnight Mission. Dropping a measly ten dollars has never felt so good!
Earlimart - "I'll Be Home For Christmas"
Track list for Plastic Snow:
1. Breaking Up For Christmas - The Breakups
2. Holiday - I Make This Sound
3. Icicles (Plastic Snow Session) - Let's Go Sailing
4. Christmas Drill - Dreaming Ferns
5. I'll Be Home For Christmas - Earlimart
6. Shortest Day of the Year - Letting Up Despite Great Faults
7. The Last December - The Hectors
8. This King - Great Northern
9. As The Day Breaks - Carmen Rizzo
10. Christmas, California - The Sweet Hurt
11. Winter, That's All - Fol Chen
12. Hot Sleigh - The Monolators
13. Christmas Break - The Dandelion Council
14. Where's My Christmas Morning - Princeton
15. What Brings You Back (Plastic Snow Session) - Pierre de Reeder
16. Silent Night - Sara Lov & Dustin O'Halloran