These selections are also carrying over from the Last.Fm forum. For me, there is definitely a specific brand of winter music. Bands can create a cold sound, or their music can be best appreciated in the crisp snow. Curl up with your hot beverage of choice and enjoy this series.
Right Away, Great Captain! - The Bitter End (2008)
Andy Hull (of Manchester Orchestra's) side project. Really chill mostly acoustic stylings. His vocals have a great, heartfelt quality and he is a really solid storyteller. He's younger than me but his music conveys a certain wiseness that cannot be faked.
Here is a tongue in cheek ode to 50 Cent, which Andy cannot help but make sincere: