OCTA New Music Weekly – Episode #176

Another week, another new music weekly.

I don’t really know if I should even keep making these, but maybe music and art make sense even when the world doesn’t.

Maybe a tiny bit slower release week, but somehow I still managed to make this longer than anyone will listen. So far I’ve spent most time with the lovely Apollo Ghosts album so maybe that’s the album of the week. There’s also great new albums from Young Guv, Jake Nicoll, Jeremy Ivey, Karl Blau, Brad Armstrong, Bastards of Soul, Tone of Voice Orchestra, Widowspeak, John Earle Mainord, Johno Leeroy & JLR Band, Mike Clark & The Sugar Sounds and Mousey.

From Finland the big ones are the new albums from Antti Autio and ambient-jazz duo Tapani Rinne & Juha Mäki-Patola. We also have singles from The New Magnetic North (this has been on bandcamp before), Bobby Oroza, Teksti-TV 666, Evita (this came out a week ago).

My favorite international single is the new Scott Ballew song. Really love both advance singles from his forthcoming album. Other favorites this week came from Tre Burt, Shaela Miller, Jacksonport, Beau Jennings & The Tigers, Icarus Phoenix, Shoulder Season, Sean Thompson’s Weird Ears and Leyla McCalla. Just to name a few.

That’s all for this week. Like mentioned last week, this won’t be on Apple anymore. My apologies for the few who followed me there. So it’s Tidal and Spotify at least for now. Love from a distance.

1. Young Guv – Same Old Fool (GUV III, Run For Cover Records, 2022)
2. Apollo Ghosts – Cloud Hotel (Pink Tiger, You’ve Changed Records, 2022)
3. Jake Nicoll – Mental Block (Pool House, 2022)
4. Jeremy Ivey – Downhill (Upside Down Optimist) (Invisible Pictures, Anti, 2022)
5. Karl Blau – Natural Limit (Love & Harm, Spiral Valley, 2022)
6. Brad Armstrong – Trailer Park (Heart Like a Sigil, Flower Moon Records, 2022)
7. Tre Burt – Know Your Demons (single, Oh Boy Records, 2022)
8. Bastards of Soul – Lizzy Louise (Corners, Eastwood Music Group, 2022)
9. Mike Clark & The Sugar Sounds – Ain’t It Hard (Moon Rock, 2022)
10. Tone of Voice Orchestra – Typecast (Tone Of Voice Orchestra, Stunt Records, 2022)
11. Widowspeak – Salt (The Jacket, Captured Tracks, 2022)
12. John Earle Mainord – Toughen Up (Blackland Hippie, 2022)
13. Johno Leeroy & JLR Band – Weed or Wine (JLR Band, 2022)
14. Shaela Miller – Tidal Wave (single, Bad Ideas Records, 2022)
15. Scott Ballew – Paris, TX (single, Leisure Rodeo, 2022)
16. Jacksonport – Tularosa (single, Tularosa Records, 2022)
17. The New Magnetic North – Forget My Name (single, 2022)
18. Beau Jennings & The Tigers – Bring a Little Light (single, Black Mesa Records, 2022)
19. Icarus Phoenix – Gild (For J.W. Teller) (single, 2022)
20. Sean Thompson’s Weird Ears – Curse the Conscience (single, Curation Records, 2022)
21. Jeffrey Lewis – Till I Get a Diamond (single, 2022)
22. The Wave Pictures – Never Let You Down (single, Moshi Moshi Records, 2022)
23. Shoulder Season – Dominoes (single, 2022)
24. Ex-Vöid – No Other Way (single, Don Giovanni Records, 2022)
25. Crake – Bobbie (single, Fika Recordings, 2022)
26. Mousey – One Dollar Wednesdays (My Friends, Winegum Records, 2022)
27. Good Looks – Bummer Year (single, Keeled Scales, 2022)
28. Jo Schornikow – Lose Yr Love (single, Keeled Scales, 2022)
29. Antti Autio – Tuhansien öitten läpi (Kaikki talot huojuu, Soit Se Silti, 2022)
30. Evita – Lähtö (single, Grand Vesuvio, 2022)
31. Teksti-TV 666 – Kapteeni (single, Svart Records, 2022)
32. Bobby Oroza – The Otherside (single, Big Crown Records, 2022)
33. Tapani Rinne & Juha Mäki-Patola – Hover (Open, Hush Hush Records, 2022)
34. Phi-Sonics – Still Dancing (single, Gondwana Records, 2022)
35. Eliza Niemi – Sushi California (single, Vain Mina Records, 2022)
36. Tomberlin – Tap (single, Saddle Creek, 2022)
37. Christian Lee Hutson – Cherry (single, Anti, 2022)
38. Dana Gavanski – Under the Sky (single, Full Time Hobby, 2022)
39. Leyla McCalla – You Don’t Know Me (single, Anti, 2022)
40. Ben Somer – Don’t Come Looking For Me (single, Down By the Point Records, 2022)
41. The Dead Tongues – Little Lies (single, Psychic Hotline, 2022)
42. 49 Winchester – Russell County Line (single, New West Records, 2022)
43. Lee Bains + The Glory Fires – God’s A-Working, Man (single, Don Giovanni Records, 2022)
44. Drunken Prayer – Landlines and Rabbit Ears (single, Fluff & Gravy Records, 2022)
45. John Doe – Never Coming Back (single, Fat Possum Records, 2022)
46. Banditos – Here Tonight (single, EggHunt Records, 2022)
47. Donna Blue – Solitaire (single, Snowstar Records, 2022)
48. Mapache – I Love My Dog (single, Innovative Leisure, 2022)
49. Golden Daze – Nobody Else (single, Lucky Buckeye, 2022)
50. Josaleigh Pollett – Cinderblocks (single, 2022)
51. Will Fox – Berry on a Briar (single, Twosyllable Records, 2022)
52. Mary Bragg feat Erin Rae – In the Light (single, Tone Tree Music, 2022)
53. Jenny Berkel – Kaleidoscope (single, Outside Music, 2022)
54. Aldous Harding – Fever (single, 4AD, 2022)
55. Darryl Kissick – Let It Burn (single, 2022)
56. Kate Bollinger – Who am I But Someone (single, Ghostly, 2022)
57. Joel Sarakula – Sun Goes Down (single, Legere Recordings, 2022)
58. Louie Short – What Can I Do (single, 2022)
59. Belle & Sebastian – If They’re Shooting At You (single, Matador, 2022)
60. Sadurn – Golden Arm (single, Run For Cover Records, 2022)
61. Kate Rhudy – Lost in it All (single, 2022)
62. William William Rodgers – Are We Still On? (single, 2022)
63. Dakota Hall Scott – Glasswork Graves (Bakersfield, CA, 2022)
64. Tommy Alexander – Colours (single, 2022)
65. Darren Hanlon – Let’s Grow Old Together (Life Tax, Flippin Yeah, 2022)

Spotify Playlist

Tidal Playlist

Playlist Archive on Spotify

Playlist Archive on Tidal

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. If you want to find the older ones I’ve moved them to the weekly playlist archive. So hit that link above and I’m sure you’ll find this playlist too.

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