Just saw the pilot of this new HBO series, Bored to Death. The episode was pretty solid and I am definitely looking forward to watching more this Fall.
Like almost all other HBO shows, the soundtrack is excellent. The one episode included I think three songs off of this historic album from 1980:
A failed writer taking on a second life as a private detective and getting himself into lots of trouble in the process. The minimalist and quirky musicianship complements his endeavors perfectly.