OCTA Music Weekly – Episode #108

Another week, another new music weekly.

I pretty much spent the whole week following NHL action, because there was both the draft and the free agency. Therefore I probably missed plenty of stuff this week, because I only started listening to the new releases last night. Sorry about that.

The big album release of the week is the new one from Swedish I’m Kingfisher. There’s also great new albums from Cut Worms, Bahamas, Great Peacock, Jon Snodgrass, Sam Lynch and Mary Lattimore. Plus EPs from Robert Michael Murphy and Yo La Tengo. Oh and Anne Malin album came out a week ago. Again having a cloud of guilt hanging over me for that one, because I shared the singles and then failed to mention the album release.

From Finland there’s a new album from Joensuu 1865 and singles from Message Field, Maustetytöt, Jani Matti Juhani and Iisa.

As for singles, there’s a great run early on with new songs from personal favorites like Carla Geneve, John Calvin Abney, Emilee Emiko, Caroline Spence and VanWyck. And later on more treasures like a new Pickering Pick song and a new Buck Meek song. And a whole lot more that you can find from the list below.

That’s all for this week. Hopefully not as rushed effort next week, because there’s less hockey stuff taking my spare time. Love from a distance.

1. I’m Kingfisher feat Ella Blixt – Dirty (The Past Has Begun, Fading Trails Records, 2020)
2. Carla Geneve – The Right Reasons (single, Dot Dash Recordings, 2020)
3. John Calvin Abney – When This Blows Over (single, Black Mesa Records, 2020)
4. Emilee Emiko – Looking (single, 2020)
5. Bahamas – Not Cool Anymore (Sad Hunk, Brushfire Records, 2020)
6. Caroline Spence – The Choir (single, Rounder Records, 2020)
7. Cut Worms – Unnatural Disaster (Nobody Lives Here Anymore, Jagjaguwar, 2020)
8. VanWyck – The Garbagemen (single, Maiden Name Records, 2020)
9. Michael Robert Murphy – Out Of Sight (Metamorph EP, 2020)
10. Great Peacock – Old Man (Forever Worse Better, Soundly Music, 2020)
11. Jon Snodgrass – Bad New Lands (Tace, A-F Records, 2020)
12. Skyway Man – Atom Bomb (single, Mama Bird Recording Co, 2020)
13. Widower – Good Long Last Look (single, Jenny Invert Records, 2020)
14. Yola – Hold On (single, Why Queue Records, 2020)
15. Floating Room – Warm Death HiFi (single, 2020)
16. Jeff Tweedy – Gwendolyn (single, dBpm Records, 2020)
17. Laura Fell – Cold (single, Balloon Machine, 2020)
18. Yo La Tengo – Smile a Little Smile for Me (Sleepless Night EP, Matador Records, 2020)
19. Pickering Pick – Even When You Close Your Eyes (single, Infinite Love, 2020)
20. Anne Malin – What Brings My Eyes Open (Waiting Song, 2020)
21. Strays Don’t Sleep – I Walk Away (single, Hearts & Smarts, 2020)
22. Sam Lynch – Off the Rails (Little Disappearance, SNL Music, 2020)
23. Message Field – Wagtail (single, Soit Se Silti, 2020)
24. Buck Meek – Second Sight (single, Keeled Scales, 2020)
25. Kevin Morby – Sundowner (single, Dead Oceans, 2020)
26. This is the Kit – Was Magician (single, Rough Trade Records, 2020)
27. Kate Rhudy – Snake (single, 2020)
28. Desert Blonde – Stay For Good (single, 2020)
29. Will Kimbrough – Home Remedy (single, Daphne Records, 2020)
30. Spencer Burton – Memorie We Won’s Soon Forget (single, Still Records, 2020)
31. Desure feat Nikki Lane – On Me (single, Tuxedo Records, 2020)
32. Jeremy Ivey – Hands Down In Your Pockets (single, ANTI 2020)
33. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Little By Little (single, Daptone Records, 2020)
34. Monophonics – It’s Only Us -Acoustic (single, Colemine Records, 2020)
35. Ikebe Shakedown – Adonai (single, Colemine Records, 2020)
36. STACEY – One Woman (single, 2020)
37. Maustetytöt – Ne tulivat isäni maalle (single, Is This Art? 2020)
38. Iisa – Ei sodassa ei rakkaudessa (single, Fullsteam Records, 2020)
39. Jani Matti Juhani feat Sini – Talven kylmät kyyneleet (single, Ainoa Productions, 2020)
40. Mary Lattimore – Sometimes He’s In My Dreams (Silver Ladders, Ghostly International, 2020)
41. Gwenifer Raymond – Hell For Certain (single, Tompkins Square, 2020)
42. The Mastersons – In the Name of God (single, Compass Records, 2020)
43. Joensuu 1685 – Light in the Heart of Our Town (Öb, Svart Records, 2020)
44. Milky Wimpshake – I Don’t Want to Go There (single, 2020)
45. Luka Kuplowsky – Rough Times (Stardust, Mama Bird Recording Co, 2020)
46. Bonnie Whitmore – Love Worth Remembering (Last Will & Testament, Starlet & Dog Sesac, 2020)

Playlist link

Playlist Archive

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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