"Gymnopedie" is just a pretentious word for "Barefoot". I made this for DJ Stashu's Homemade Polka Contest on WFMU. [more inside]
A lovely little early fingerstyle composition for the banjo by Frank B. Converse, from his 1865 New and Complete Method for the Banjo With or Without a Master.
An improvisational rendition of the classic Finnish folk tune on piano and bass, folk jazz style. [more inside]
Because I have no shame, I have used an accordion to cover Journey. [more inside]
If someone would just make a damn album that sounds like this already then I wouldn't have to be swiping vocals and doing it myself.
The Waiting for Something Worse To Happen Waltz. By Mefites interrobang, rocketman, mouthnoize, and originalname37, once collectively known as Polkapocalypse.