Right now: The Xx, The Honey Dewdrops, The National, Radio Citizen, The Stooges, The Real McKenzies.
Every song written by Lana Del Rey/ Lizzy Grant.
Always: Ancient, scratchy blues records. Jazz. Klezmer. French punk. Swedish rock.
Toadies. Ramones. NoFX. Weezer. Misfits. Xray Spex. COC. Helmet. Sex Pistols. Flogging Molly. Op Ivy.
Anything with a violin (blue grass, traditional Irish, classical).
Anything with an accordian (zydeco, weird French s**t, Gogol Bordello).
The Pretenders. The Police. Portishead. Fionn Regan. Tricky. Violent Femmes. Elvis Costello. Original Elvis.
I usually can go for any music produced by junkies (Billie Holiday, Alice in Chains...ad nauseam).
Plus Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Nina Simone, Bjork, Phoebe Snow, Zuco 103, Zap Mama, Samiah Farah, Martin Denny, Aaron Copland, Augustus Pablo. Tarantino Movie Soundtracks.