Happy First Day of Summer! Though it may have gotten extremely hot in your area already, and though Memorial Day is typically regarded as the “start of the summer season”, June 21st is actually the beginning of this scorching season. Anyways, in honor of what’s also the longest day of the year (sunshine-wise) also boasts one of the biggest collection of mp3s for Pick Your Poison. Among the multitudes of good stuff, you may want to pay close attention to the new Blitzen Trapper song, a John Prine cover by My Morning Jacket, and a fresh track from Sharon Van Etten. Of course what you may want to take care of first is downloading this new song from The Books, whose new album is sure to be one of 2010’s most attention grabbing.

Afrobeta – Two Different Worlds

Blitzen Trapper – Dragon’s Song

The Books – A Cold Freezin’ Night  (follow link; mediafire)

Continents – Land of Plenty
Continents – Be A Guide

It Kills – Sailors

Keegan DeWitt – Say La La

KIra Kira – Drakula Darling

Lille – Tall Shoulders

Motorboater – You’re So Vain (Remix of Carly Simon original)

Murder Mystery – I Am If You Are
Murder Mystery – Change My Mind

My Morning Jacket – All the Best (John Prine cover)

Mystery Jets – Flash A Hungry Smile

Quitzow – Cherry Blossom

Romany Rye – All the Boys

Sharon Van Etten – I Couldn’t Save You