OCTA Weekly Playlist – Episode #92

Another week, another weekly playlist.

A quick weekly playlist and release round up in the mid of the midsummer. This week sees the release of my favorite song of the year. If this blog / world still exists at the end of 2020, it’s very likely that the onechordnet song of the year will be I Don’t Care To Dance by J.E. Sunde. I’ve loved it since I saw this live at Pony Rug video and I’m thrilled that it’s now officially out and available. It just resonates so deeply with my shy, insecure and overly romantic soul. I love it as much as you can possibly love a song. It’s my heart in a song.

The big album releases came from Phoebe Bridgers, Bob Dylan and Neil Young, but there’s also great new albums from Julian Taylor, The Speedways, Darlin’ Brando, The Boomswagglers, Don Bryant, Jill Barber, Kristen Grainger & The True North, Grayson Capps (retrospective), Josh Kimbrough and DG Solaris. Plus EPs from Karima Walker & Katy Kirby, Mukiss and Starflyer 59.

oh and there’s new Twain album that’s only available on Bandcamp. I purchased copy yesterday, but I haven’t listened yet. I’m 100% sure it’s gorgeous, so check that out too.

Onwards to the Finnish section. My new big love Teini-Pää has their new single now on Spotify and it’s of course superb. Long time faves Mitä helvettiä nyt taas also released a fabulous new single and Pöllöt released a surprise EP right after their 2020 album. The playlist also has new singles from Arppa, Suad and Tahtoisin kertoa sinulle tarinan and also revisits Veli’s album from last week.

Plenty of good singles too along with the aforementioned J.E. Sunde song. Some personal faves came from Vincent Neil Emerson, Colter Wall, Erin Enderlin, Michaela Anne and Gold Star Gold Star.

That’s it for this week. Love from a distance.

1. J.E. Sunde – I Don’t Care to Dance (single, Vietnam, 2020)
2. Phoebe Bridgers – Chinese Satellite (Punisher, Dead Oceans, 2020)
3. Karima Walker & Katy Kirby – Idaho-Dakota (Among Horses V, Son Canciones, 2020)
4. Julian Taylor – The Ridge (The Ridge, Howling Turtle, 2020)
5. Vincent Neil Emerson – Road Runner (single, La Honda Records, 2020)
6. Colter Wall – Western Swing & Waltzes (single, La Honda Records, 2020)
7. Erin Enderlin – Fishin’ in the Dark (single, Blaster Records, 2020)
8. Michaela Anne – Good Times (single, Yep Roc, 2020)
9. Gold Star Gold Star – Talkin’ Need My Friends Blues (single, Earth Libraries, 2020)
10. Teini-Pää – Hotelliin (single, 2020)
11. Mitä helvettiä nyt taas – 5.40 (single, Nature Sucks Anyway Records, 2020)
12. Pöllöt – Mestarit saunassa (Odotellaan EP, Svart Records, 2020)
13. Arppa – Kiertoradat (single, Arppa Music, 2020)
14. Tedo Stone – Wunderkid (single, Laser Brains, 2020)
15. Starflyer 59 – Miami (Miami EP, Velvet Blue Music, 2020)
16. The Speedways – Empty Pages (Radio Sounds, 2020)
17. Darlin’ Brando – Crumbling Marriages (Also, Too, 2020)
18. The Boomswagglers – Pick from Your Vine (Heartbreaking Place in My Mind, 2020)
19. Kyle Nix – Josephine (single, 2020)
20. Bob Dylan – Black Rider (Rough and Rowdy Ways, Columbia Records, 2020)
21. Neil Young – Love is a Rose (Homegrown, Silver Bow, 2020)
22. Thee Sacred Souls – Can I Call You Rose? (single, Daptone Records, 2020)
23. Dojo Cuts feat Natalie Slade – If My Love Was Enough (single, DCR, 2020)
24. Don Bryant – Your Love Is Too Late (You Make Me Feel, Fat Possum Records, 2020)
25. LadyCouch – Foolish and Blue (single, Cafe Rooster Records, 2020)
26. Ironsides – Sommer (single, Colemine Records, 2020)
27. Lincoln Barr – Diluvian Tide (single, 2020)
28. Suad – Door (single, Svart Records, 2020)
28. Kate Teague – The Temporary (single, Muscle Beach Records, 2020)
30. Jill Barber – Le monde est beau (Entre Nous, Outside Music, 2020)
31. Elizabeth Cook – Perfect Girls of Pop (single, Agent Love Records, 2020)
32. Mukiss – Cleveland (Happy Face EP, Coyote Hand Puppet Recods, 2020)
33. Kris Delmhorst – Wind’s Gonna Find a Way (single, 2020)
34. Ronnie Fauss – Nothing Worth Saying (single, Normaltown Records, 2020)
35. Will Hoge – The Overthrow (single, EDLO Records, 2020)
36. Buck Fuffalo – Minor League (single, 2020)
37. Kristen Grainger & The True North – Tattooed Love Song (Ghost Tattoo, 2020)
38. Grayson Capps – May We Love (South Front Street – A Retrospective, Royal Potato Family, 2020)
39. Josh Kimbrough – Morning Moon (Slither, Soar & Disappear, Tompkins Square, 2020)
40. Tahtoisin kertoa sinulle tarinan – Meri, ota minut! (single, 2020)
41. Neev – Forgiving Light (single, 2020)
42. DG Solaris – Spirit Glow (Spirit Glow, 2020)
43. Photo Ops – Play On (single, Western Vinyl, 2020)
44. Andrew Thoreen – I Just Stopped Caring About My Ego (single, 2020)
45. Terry Ohms – Curse of the Bat (single, Cornelius Chapel Records, 2020)
46. The Pink Stones – We’ve Got to Get Ourselves Together (single, 2020)
47. Lauren O’Connell – Our Town (single, Sugar Glider, 2020)
48. Abby Hamilton – Big Time (Afraid of the Dark EP, 2020)
49. Veli – A Song (I AM Changing, 2020)
50. The Explorers Club – Dreamin’ (The Explorers Club, Goldstar Recordings, 2020)
51. Leah Senior – The Passing Scene (The Passing Scene, Flightless, 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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