OCTA Weekly Playlist – Episode #65

Another week, another weekly playlist.

I did this rather quickly tonight, because tomorrow I will go to Helsinki for the Laura Gibson concert. Don’t miss it. I’m sure it’s going to be special. Otherwise the blog is a bit on hold at the moment, because I’m just too heartbroken to concentrate on it.

This week gave new albums from Hallelujah the Hills, VanWyck, Bonnie Prince Billy, Arthur Russell, Smug Brothers, Tindersticks, Fran and Joe Henry. Friendship and Romantic States are slightly older and Little Mazarn is a whole lot older, but I missed them earlier in 2019.

Finland section contains album from Baby Sweetcorn, EPs from Treemer, Nina Kaitajärvi and Merriment and Dirt and singles from Tuomo & Markus, Viinamäki and Nelijalka.

The single of the week is the new one from the forthcoming Micah Schnabel. The playlist also contains great new singles from Mo Troper, MAITA, David Dondero, Maija Sofia, Andy Shauf and much more.

That’s all for now. Love love love.

1. Micah Schnabel – Emergency Room (single, Here You Go!, 2019)
2. Hallelujah The Hills – Folk Music is Insane (I’m You, Discrete Pageantry Records, 2019)
3. VanWyck – Make of Me (Molten Rock, Maiden Name Records, 2019)
4. Baby Sweetcorn – Thousand Yard Stare (He Laughs He Learns He Loves, Way Beyondo Records, 2019)
5. Bonnie Prince Billy – Squid Eye (I Have Made a Place, Drag City / Domino, 2019)
6. Arthur Russell – I Never Get Lonesome (Iowa Dream, Audika Records, 2019)
7. Smug Brothers – Every One Is Really Five (Serve a Thirsty Moon, Mel-Tones Songs, 2019)
8. Treemer – Meeting (Meeting EP, Soft Monsters, 2019)
9. Mo Troper – Jas From Australia (single, Tender Loving Empire, 2019)
10. MAITA – Can’t Blame a Kid (single, Kill Rock Stars, 2019)
11. Andy Shauf – Try Again (single, Anti-, 2019)
12. Tindersticks – Take Care in Your Dreams (No Treasure But Hope, Lucky Dog / City Slang, 2019)
13. David Dondero – Easy Chair (single, Fluff & Gravy Records, 2019)
14. Maija Sofia – The Wife of Michael Cleary (single, Trapped Animal Records, 2019)
15. Fran – In My Own Time (A Private Picture, Fire Talk, 2019)
16. Friendship – Dusky (Dreamin’, Orindal, 2019)
17. Yee and O’brien – Raindown (single, 2019)
18. Cassidy Waring – Leaving (single, 2019)
19. Little Mazarn – Lonesome Dove (Io, Self Sabotage Records, 2019)
20. Joe Henry – In Time For Tomorrow (The Gospel According to Water, Edel, 2019)
21. Katie Pruitt – Out of the Blue (single, Rounder Records, 2019)
22. Sophie & The Broken Things – Kickin’ Steroes (single, Petaluma Records, 2019)
23. Tuomo & Markus – Predator (single, Grandpop Records, 2019)
24. Caitlin Canty – Who (live) (single, Tone Tree, 2019)
25. Aoife Nessa Frances – Here in the Dark (single, Basin Rock, 2019)
26. Ratboys – Alien with a Sleep Mask On (single, Topshelf Records, 2019)
27. Merriment and Dirt – Little Worries (Final Boogie EP, 2019)
28. Advance Base – Sweet Old World (single, Orindal Records, 2019)
29. Caroline Lazar – Roller Rink (single, Reading Past Bedtime, 2019)
30. Viinamäki – Ihmisroskat (single, UHO, 2019)
31. Nelijalka – Kirjeitä (single, 2019)
32. Nina Kaitaranta – Grace Kelly (Soitellaan EP, Kaita Records, 2019)
33. Jesca Hoop – Song for the Bygone Era (single, Memphis Industries, 2019)
34. Failed Flowers – Faces (single, Slumberland, 2019)
35. Romantic States – Real Real Blonde (Ballerina, Gentle Reminder, 2019)
36. Caroline Says – Year of the Cicada (single, Western Vinyl, 2019)
37. Josienne Clarke – Dark Cloud (In All Weather, Rough Trade, 2019)
38. Robbie Fulks – Lonely Ain’t Hardly Alive (Too Late To Pray, Bloodhot Records, 2019)
39. Sarah Lee Langford – Painted Lady (Two Hearted Rounder, Cornelius Chapel Records, 2019)
40. Jerry Leger – Survived Like a Stone (Time Out for Tomorrow, Latent, 2019)

Playlist link

Oh and do buy the vinyl/cd/download. Spotify and other streaming services are perfect for these introductory purposes, but try to buy at least the music that matter the most to you

If you are looking this after a week has gone, the embedded Spotify will show the latest playlist. I’ll just update the same playlist because a) if someone wants to follow it, they can just follow that one list and will get a new set of songs each Sunday b) so that I don’t have a trillion of different playlists on my Spotify account.

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