OCTA Weekly Playlist – Episode #75

Another week, another weekly playlist.

Sorry for another really slow blog week. Somehow these days just fly by at the moment, but here’s at least the weekly release round up and the playlist.

This felt like a surprisingly slow release week, but maybe I just missed a lot of stuff due to various reasons. There’s still quite a lot to listen to and the week brought new albums from Kyle Forester, Sarah Harmer, Six Organs of Admittance, Katie Pruitt, Guided By Voices, Greg Dulli, Dustin Lovelis, K. Skelton, Wilsen, Joe Nolan, Nora Jane Struthers, All the Real Girls, Rose Cousins and Her Silo. Plus EPs from Aaron Beckum, David Garnham and the Reasons to Live. Gregory Pepper album and Small Sur and Sunfruits EPs are a week or so old, but I missed them on an earlier playlist update.

The home shore highlight this week was the release of the Toni Hautamäki ja Ydinrauha album. I’ve really enjoyed these songs live and it’s great to be able to hear them on a record as well. Other Finnish treasures this week are new singles from Veli, Mitä helvettiä nyt taas, Rosita Luu and Stinako (feat Antti Autio).

There’s a bunch of wonderful singles too. Peter Oren, Dana Gavanski, Lilly Hiatt and Samantha Crain continued to release advance singles from their forthcoming albums. Low Cut Connie and Kyle Cox have great new ones too and that V.V. Lightbody song is really special. And everything else would also be worth namedrop, but you’ll find them below.

That’s it for this week. Maybe and hopefully I manage to do a bit more next week, but no definite promises whatsoever. I kinda temporarily lost the spark that justifies spending most of my spare time into something that has zero relevance, but I’ll find it eventually. Love love love.

1. Kyle Forester – Strange Vision (Hearts in Garden, Tis So Referent, 2020)
2. Aaron Beckum – Mountains (Songs From a Triangle Room EP, Devil in the Woods, 2020)
3. Sarah Harmer – Just Get Here (Are You Gone, Arts & Crafts, 2020)
4. Six Organs of Admittance – Black Tea (Companion Rises, Drag City, 2020)
5. Peter Oren – Gnawed to the Bone (Come By) (single, Western Vinyl, 2020)
6. Dan Reeder – Jail Time (single, Oh Boy Records, 2020)
7. Low Cut Connie – Look What They Did (single, Contender Records, 2020)
8. Kyle Cox – Without Your Love (single, 2020)
9. Dana Gavanski – Yesterday Is Gone (single, Full Time Hobby, 2020)
10. Katie Pruitt – Normal (Expectations, Rounder Records, 2020)
11. V.V. Lightbody – If It’s Not Me (single, Acrophase Records, 2020)
12. Samantha Crain – Garden Dove (single, Real Kind Records, 2020)
13. Lilly Hiatt – Candy Lunch (single, New West Records, 2020)
14. Nap Eyes – So Tired (single, Jagjaguwar, 2020)
15. Jeremy Ferrara – Sing Until I Die (single, 2020)
16. Veli – Untrue (To All of You) (single, Evil Veli Recordings, 2020)
17. Toni Hautamäki ja Ydinrauha – Tanssilava (Kaikki ei ole miltä näyttää, 2020)
18. Mitä helvettiä nyt taas – Et ole yksin (single, Nature Sucks Anyway Records, 2020)
19. Rosita Luu – Taikasanat (single, Helmi Levyt, 2020)
20. Bergen – Bara Dårar Gör Som Jag (single, Manus, 2020)
21. Guided By Voices – Volcano (Surrender Your Poppy Field, 2020)
22. Greg Dulli – A Ghost (Random Desire, Royal Cream, 2020)
23. Reb Fountain – Samson (single, Flying Nun Records, 2020)
24. Wilsen – Align (Ruiner, Dalliance, 2020)
25. Dustin Lovelis – Stay Calm, Ezra (In Your Chamber, Park the Van, 2020)
26. K. Skelton – Leatherjacket (Beach Motel, 2020)
27. Girlatones – Respond to Love (single, Lost and Lonesome, 2020)
28. Sunfruits – Sunfruits (Certified Organic EP, Third Eye Stimuli Records, 2020)
29. Gregory Pepper and His Problems – Maybe I’ll See You (I Know Now Why You Cry, Fake Four, 2020)
30. Joe Nolan – Maybe We Didn’t Get Our Timing Right (Drifters, Rootsy, 2020)
31. Caleb Caudle – Let’s Get (single, Baldwin County Public Records, 2020)
32. Nora Jane Struthers – I Want It All (Bright Lights, Long Drives, First Words, Blue Pig Music, 2020)
33. Western Centuries – Heart Broke Syndrome (single, Free Dirt Records, 2020)
34. All The Real Girls – Hometown Hero (Movie Star Handsome, 2020)
35. Sadler Vaden – Modern Times (single, Dirty Mag Records, 2020)
36. Josh Ritter – Heaven Knows (single, Pytheas Recordings, 2020)
37. David Garnham and the Reasons to Live – Up and Down (One Man Down EP, 2020)
38. Nathan Kalish – Kalimotxo (single, Winter Wildfires, 2020)
39. Brendan & The Strangest Ways – We Can Beat Mercury (single, 2020)
40. Rose Cousins – The Agreement (Bravado, Outside Music, 2020)
41. Ali Holder – Bruja (single, 2020)
42. STINAKO feat Antti Autio – Paino (single, Soliti, 2020)
43. Sandro Perri – Love Is Real (2020) (single, Constellation, 2020)
44. Jordan Klassen – Identivacation (single, 2020)
45. BAJA – Blue (single, 2020)
46. Jacksonport – Chicago (single, 2020)
47. Waxahatchee – Lilacs (single, Merge Records, 2020)
48. Her Silo – Flood (Don’t Forget the Heart That’s Beating, 2020)
49. Small Sur – Rays of Light (Rays of Light EP, 2020)
50. Mariecke Borger – Seven Days (single, Volkoren, 2020)
51. Little Misty – Blurry Lines (Little Misty, 2020)
52. Caitlin Sherman – Some Paradise Unseen (Death to the Damsel, 2020)

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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