OCTA Music Weekly – Episode #150

Another week, another new music weekly.

Also another small milestone, because this is a weekly #150. Thank you to all the listeners and readers who enjoy this new music project of mine. No matter whether it’s regularly or occasionally. And if you do enjoy it, I appreciate all follows, likes and shares. I have zero need for this to be super viral or anything, but compiling this takes about five hours of my every weekend. Therefore all such interactions matter and convince me that I’m not such wasting all that time for nothing and I’m not just sending these songs into a void. This will continue for as long as I enjoy making it and I have the energy for it. I have no idea whether that is two months or two years. I’m pretty worn out right now with the continuously rising physical demand of my day job and the year and half long saga with what I assume (but can’t be sure) is related to long covid. Thankfully I have a 2-week vacation coming up week from now. Anyway, enough of this rambling. Time to dive into the new releases of the week.

My album of the week probably is the new Summer Dean album closely followed by Tre Burt, Tim Easton and Jason Eady. I think these are all tremendous records full of exceptional songwriting. That’s not all though and we also got new albums from Kyle Cox (Muppets cover album), Adam Lee (EP), The Resonant Rogues (live to tape EP), Della Mae, Nellen Dryden, Steve Gunn, Grayson Jenkins, Suzanne Santo, Madi Diaz, Big Red Machine, Marisa Anderson & William Tyler and Bambies (this maybe came out a week ago). I did quite like Turnstile too, but it’s not really my cup of tea in the end and therefore didn’t include it here. Definitely worth checking out though. Only on bandcamp, there’s at least the new album from Junior.

From Finland we have a bunch of great singles. Absolutely love the new Pekko Käppi single. Partly Finnish Astral Brain has a great single on the legendary indie pop label Shelflife. Last week I forgot to include the new Jalmari Olavinpoika single and I’ve been ashamed because it’s rather perfect. Then there’s also new beauties from The Lovematches, Matti and Keidas. The biggest thing out of Finland is of course the fact that most likely the all-time best Finnish album is now out on vinyl for the first time. I’m of course talking about Suudelmilla by Karkkiautomaatti.

My early favorite from international singles is probably that new Sylvie song. Loved the first one too, so I look forward to hearing the whole EP. I’m also very fond of the new singles from Natalie Jane Hill, Erin Rae, Bea Troxel, Lydia Loveless, Riddy Arman, Charley Crockett, Steph Green, Dean Wareham (this is a week or two old, but I somehow missed it), The Good Graces, Kashena Sampson and so forth. Again just to name a few. They are all worth a namedrop, but you’ll find them all from the list below.

That’s all for this week. Three weeks to go until this blog hits 20 years. I still have nothing planned, so there probably won’t be a big celebration this time around. Unless I get some sort of sudden inspiration to set something up once I get to vacation in a week. Seems unlikely. Most likely there will only be just a blog entry full of nostalgic mumbo jumbo. Love from a distance.

1. Summer Dean – Bad Romantic (Bad Romantic, 2021)
2. Tre Burt – Carnival Mirror (You, Yeah, You, Oh Boy Records, 2021)
3. Tim Easton – Voice on the Radio (You Don’t Really Know Me, Black Mesa Records, 2021)
4. Jason Eady – Possibilities (To the Passage of Time, Old Guitar Records, 2021)
5. Adam Lee – Maps of Memory (The Wilderness Years EP, 2021)
6. Sylvie – Falls On Me (single, 2021)
7. Natalie Jane Hill – Orb Weaver (single, Dear Life Records, 2021)
8. Kyle Cox – I’m Going to Go Back to There Someday (Kind of Green, 2021)
9. Samantha Crain – Pick Apart (single, Real Kind Records, 2021)
10. Erin Rae – True Love’s Face (single, Good Memory, 2021)
11. Bea Troxel – I’m Not Asleep (single, Ruination Record Co, 2021)
12. Lydia Loveless – You’re Leaving Me (single, Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late, 2021)
13. Charley Crockett – I Won’t Cry (single, Son of Davy, 2021)
14. Kashena Sampson – Little Spot of Sun (single, New Moon Records, 2021)
15. Riddy Arman – Spirits, Angels, Or Lies (single, La Honda Records, 2021)
16. The Resonant Rogues – Dusk and Dawn (Straight to Tape at Bigtone Records EP, 2021)
17. Della Mae – Dry Town (Family Reunion, Soundly, 2021)
18. Steph Green – Night Falls (single, 2021)
19. Nellen Dryden – Those Loving Eyes (Standstill, Fairfax Records, 2021)
20. Pekko Käppi & K:H:H:L feat Laura Moisio – Kirsikankukkia (single, Svart Records, 2021)
21. The Lovematches – Sense of Love (single, Emsalö Music, 2021)
22. Jalmari Olavinpoika – Rakastan sua (single, Ainoa Productions, 2021)
23. Karkkiautomaatti – Minne vaan (Suudelmilla, Hawaii Sounds / Svart Records, 1998/2021)
24. Astral Brain – Treasures (single, Shelflife, 2021)
25. Hand Habits – No Difference (single, Saddle Creek, 2021)
26. Ada Lea – Partner (single, Saddle Creek, 2021)
27. Steve Gunn – On the Way (Other You, Matador Records, 2021)
28. The Good Graces – Capital R (single, Fort Lowell Recods, 2021)
29. Danny George Wilson – Heaven for Hiding (single, Loose Music, 2021)
30. Sam Teskey – Til the River Takes Us Home (single, Decca, 2021)
31. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time – In Harmony (single, Elektra, 2021)
32. Alicia Stockman – Stay Between the Lines (single, Minty Sounds, 2021)
33. Grayson Jenkins – Nowhere Nights (Turning Tides, 2021)
34. David Ritschard – Sockenplan Revisited (single, United Stage, 2021)
35. Hayes Carll – She’ll Come Back to Me (single, Dualtone, 2021)
36. Book Club – I Can Feel the Breeze (single, Pyramid Records, 2021)
37. Dean Wareham – The Past Is Our Plaything (single, Double Feature, 2021)
38. Christopher Paul Stelling – Driving the Hearse (single, 2021)
39. Humbird – May (single, Green Thumb, 2021)
40. Karine Polward & Dave Milligan – The Parting Glass (single, Hudson Records, 2021)
41. Suzanne Santo – Save For Love (Yard Sale, Soundly, 2021)
42. Madi Diaz – Crying In Public (History of a Feeling, Anti, 2021)
43. Dori Freeman – Almost Home (single, Blue Hens Music, 2021)
44. Big Red Machine feat Anais Mitchell – Latter Days (How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last, Jagjaguwar, 2021)
45. Marissa Nadler – Bessie Did You Make It (single, Bella Union, 2021)
46. Shannon Lay – A Thread to Find (single, Sub Pop, 2021)
47. Rod Gator – August 29 (single, Blue Elan Records, 2021)
48. Jacob Faurholt – As The Ship Came In (single, Raw Union, 2021)
49. Fortitude Valley – All Hail the Great Destroyer (single, Fika Recordings, 2021)
50. Motorists – Surrounded (single, Bobo Integral, 2021)
51. Bambies – Stuck With You (Summer Soon, 2021)
52. Keidas – Uu beibi jotain meissä on rikki (single, 2021)
53. Matti – Käärmemies (single, 2021)
54. Caitlin Jemma – Yes (single, American Standard Time Records, 2021)
55. The Rugged Nuggets – Take Me With You (single, Colemine Records, 2021)
56. Marisa Anderson & William Tyler – Hurricane Light (Lost Futures, Thrill Jockey Records, 2021)
57. Tenderizer – Whiskey Sour (The Hippopotamus Polka, 1997/2021)
58. Kurt Baker – Keep It Tight (single, Wicked Cool Records, 2021)
59. Kirty – You Ripped My Heart Out (We Are All On Fire, Postwar Records, 2021)
60. Garrett T. Capps – The Devil Inside (I Love San Antone, Vinyl Ranch, 2021)
61. Sierra Ferrell – At the End of the Rainbow (Long Time Coming, Rounder Records, 2021)
62. James McMurtry – Jackie (The Horses and the Hounds, New West Records, 2021)
63. Chris Acker – Nick and Joe (Odd, Ordinary & Otherwise, Gar Hole Records, 2021)

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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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OCTA Music Weekly – Episode #149

Another week, another new music weekly.

Oh my. This was one heavy release week. Too much to handle for one man in one day, so I’m sure I messed up somewhere along the way and forgot something crucial. I’ll fill up the holes in the coming weeks. Not complaining though. Lovely problem to have, because there aren’t many things I love more than listening to new music.

There’s not a clear album of the week, because I was eagerly waiting for so many of these. The one that probably hit me the most was that MJ Lenderman EP, because it had certain caught me off guard factor. I had not even heard of him before this weekend, but instantly fell in love with that EP when I started listening to it. Anyway, here’s the full list of new albums/EPs that you’ll find from the playlist below. It takes a while to even write it down, let alone listen. We got new releases from Chris Acker, Sierra Ferrell, Garrett T. Capps, James McMurtry, Matt Paxton, MJ Lenderman (EP), William Harries Graham (EP), Darrin Bradbury, Kirty, Maya Elise & The Good Dream, Ryan Necci & The Buffalo Gospel (EP of old songs, somehow I managed to miss this last week. Shame on me, because I love Buffalo Gospel and all these songs matter a great deal to me), Nathan Salsburg, Joe Troop, Sturgill Simpson, Malcolm Holcombe, Billy Law, Connie Smith, Lorkin O’Reilly, Timid, the Brave, Alien Boy, Pleasure Horse, Angel Olsen (EP of covers), Brent Windler, Bnny, GA-20, Nick Jaina (previously only Bandcamp), John Statz (only on Bandcamp, just the single on Spotify), Shannon & The Clams, Karen Jonas (EP), Grace Morrison, Chris J Norwood and Lindsay Jarman. I hope that was all.

This week the playlist also has a small pop blast from the past aka Ben Reiser appreciation section. I don’t know how things are in the rest of the underground pop world, but here in Finland All About Chad’s 1995 album Down in Front is heralded as a true classic. Well at least among the folks who grew up listening to Räkärodeo radio show back in the nineties. I’m one of them and Down in Front is one of my all-time favorite albums. The big news for All About Chad fans like yours truly is that lately Ben Reiser has been uploading his musical adventures to the streaming platforms and there’s plenty of previously unheard gems available (unheard at least in my corner of the world). For example there’s an album called The Hippopotamus Polka from Tenderizer that contains songs that were first meant to be on the second All About Chad album. It was only a small local cassette release at the time, so this is kind of like the first real release of it. I also included a song from that classic All About Chad album and one from Swim Team (another lost pop gem). So there’s a trio of perfect US pop songs for you. This blog might have drifted towards folk and americana throughout the years, but this kind of stuff will always be the foundation of my music taste.

The Finnish part of this has a run of singles from J.Matkala, Sami Yaffa, Antti Autio, Lyyti and Ty Roxy. Plus an album from a new band called Robinia Spines that sounded really good on quick listen. I need to give that a proper listen when I’ve done this weekly.

And finally the international singles. Plenty of them too. Although I left some out, because this is already far longer than anyone is willing to listen. I want to especially highlight Keven Louis Lareau’s single Not All Songs Have Been Sung. Kind of perfect 70s folk rock type of song. I bought it from Bandcamp some months ago, but now it’s also available for streaming. Another big one is the new Margo Cilker song. Can’t wait to hear her record later this fall. We also got a new J.E. Sunde song which is always a big deal. This time he is collaborating with MOMO. Lloyd Taylor-Clark released another gentle beauty, Erin Enderlin always rules my world, Mariel Buckley’s Sloan cover is perfection, long time favorite Danny George Wilson has a new one as do Bedouine, LadyCouch and Matthew McNeal. A lot of that singles gold is on the latter half of the playlist, because the first half was crowded with all the album tracks.

That’s all for now. Love from a distance.

1. Chris Acker – Title Track (Odd, Ordinary & Otherwise, Gar Hole Records, 2021)
2. Sierra Ferrell – Give It Time (Long Time Coming, Rounder Records, 2021)
3. Garrett T. Capps feat Kathryn Legendre – The Neon Luv Waltz (I Love San Antone, Vinyl Ranch, 2021)
4. James McMurtry – Decent Man (The Horses and the Hounds, New West Records, 2021)
5. Matt Paxton – Railroad Song (Train Tracks, Down By the Point Records, 2021)
6. MJ Lenderman – TLC Cage Match (Knockin’ EP, Dear Life Records, 2021)
7. William Harries Graham – Walker (Plainfield Tapes EP, Redstart Records, 2021)
8. Darrin Bradbury – Field Notes from a College Town (Artvertisement, ANTI-, 2021)
9. Kirty – Something About You (We Are All On Fire, Postwar Records, 2021)
10. Maya Elise & The Good Dream – Side of the Road (Songs For the Breakdown, 2021)
11. Ryan Necci & The Buffalo Gospel – Waiting for the Lights to Go Out (Ghost Songs EP, 2021)
12. Nathan Salsburg – O You Who Sleep + Psalm 96 (Psalms, No Quarter Records, 2021)
13. Keven Louis Lareau – Not All Songs Have Been Sung (single, 2021)
14. Lloyd Taylor-Clark – London Water (single, Demo Records, 2021)
15. Sturgill Simpson – Ol’ Dood Part 1 (The Ballad of Dood & Juanita, High Top Mountain Records, 2021)
16. Joe Troop – Love Along the Way (Borrowed Time, Free Dirt Records, 2021)
17. Malcolm Holcombe – Shaky Ground (Tricks of the Trade, Gypsy Eyes, 2021)
18. Billy Law – 52 (Alone Somewhere, State Fair Records, 2021)
19. Margo Cilker – Barber Wire (Belly Crawl) (single, Fluff & Gravy Records / Loose Music, 2021)
20. Connie Smith – Spare Me No Truth (The Cry of the Heart, Fat Possum Records, 2021)
21. Erin Enderlin – If I’m Not in Hell (single, Black Crow Productions, 2021)
22. Pleasure Horse – Aways Away (Aways Away, 2021)
23. Lorkin O’Reilly – Still You (Marriage Material, Team Love Records, 2021)
24. Timid, the Brave – St. Maria (Vuja De, 2021)
25. J.E. Sunde & MOMO – Blue Sky (single, Vietnam, 2021)
26. Angel Olsen – Eyes Without a Face (Aisles, Jagjaguwar, 2021)
27. Daniel Romano – The Motions (single, You’ve Changed Records, 2021)
28. Alien Boy – Dear Nora (Don’t Know What I Am, Get Better Records, 2021)
29. Mac McCaughan – Circling Around (single, Merge Records, 2021)
30. All About Chad – Embarrassing Moments (Down in Front, 1995/2021)
31. Swim Team – Best Friend’s Car (Slow and Steady Loses the Race, 2004/2021)
32. Tenderizer – Sick of It (The Hippopotamus Polka, 1997? / 2021)
33. Ducks LTD. – How Lonely Are You? (single, Carpark, 2021)
34. Brent Windler – The Glitter and the Roar (New Morning Howl, Goldstar Recordings, 2021)
35. Mariel Buckley – The Other Man (97 Riverdale EP, Birthday Cake Media, 2021)
36. Joseph M – Paralyzed (single, Matte Black Sound Company, 2021)
37. Sami Yaffa – Down at St. Joes (single, Vallila Music House, 2021)
38. Robinia Spines – Mirage (Garden Street Routine, Garden Street Records, 2021)
39. J. Matkala – Venetsialaiset (single, Iso Pinkki, 2021)
40. Antti Autio – Pihkassa (single, Soit Se Silti, 2021)
41. Lyyti – Karkauspäivä (single, Luova Records, 2021)
42. Ty Roxy – True Colours (single, Fonal Records, 2021)
43. Bnny – August (Everything, Fire Talk, 2021)
44. Bedouine – The Wave (single, 2021)
45. Nico Hedley – Something to Make (single, Whatever’s Clever, 2021)
46. Danny George Wilson – Can You Feel Me? (single, Loose Music, 2021)
47. LadyCouch – Purple Rose and the Black Balloon (single, Blackbird Record Label, 2021)
48. Shannon & The Clams – Year of the Spider (Year of the Spider, Easy Eye Sound, 2021)
49. Neal Francis – Can’t Stop the Rain (single, ATO Records, 2021)
50. GA-20 – It’s Alright (Try It… GA-20 Does Hound Dog Taylor), Karma Chief Records, 2021)
51. Wahaxatchee – Talking Dust Bowl Blues (single, Elektra Records, 2021)
52. Anders Parker – Sunyata (single, 2021)
53. Cedric Noel – Comuu (single, Joyful Noise, 2021)
54. Matthew McNeal – The Spark (single, Matte Black Sound Company, 2021)
55. Belaver – The Storm (single, Feel Bad Records, 2021)
56. The Green Pajamas – Art School Blues 1979 (single, Green Monkey Records, 2021)
57. Nick Jaina – Expedition Day (Credo, Fluff & Gravy Records, 2021)
58. John Statz – Red Rose Motel (acoustic) (Grounded, 2021)
59. John Blek – Cormorant (single, WARR, 2021)
60. Chris J Norwood – I Am Not Cool (I Am Not Cool, State Fair Records, 2021)
61. Grace Morrison – Small Town Lament (Daughter, 2021)
62. Side Pony – Bad Ideas (single, Mule Kick Records, 2021)
63. Karen Jonas – Thunder on the Battery (Summer Songs EP, 2021)
64. The Northern Belle – Kaleidoscope Dream (single, Die With Your Boots on Records, 2021)
65. Jaime Wyatt – Need Shelter (single, Neal Casal Music Foundation, 2021)
66. Lindsay Jarman – Rue Collective (The Gallery, 2021)
67. Pokey LaFarge – Fine to Me (single, New West Records, 2021)
68. Hannah White & The Nordic Connection – Down By the Station (single, Paper Blue Records, 2021)
69. Ashley Shadow – Grey (single, felte, 2021)
70. Josienne Clarke – A Letter on a Page (A Small Unknowable Thing, Corduroy Punk, 2021)

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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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OCTA Music Weekly – Episode #148

Another week, another new music weekly.

A whole lot of good stuff out there this week. The imaginary album of the week award goes to the new Josienne Clarke record. This week we also got excellent new albums from BAJA, Elijah Ocean, Mike and the Moonpies, 10 Cent Stranger, Zach Bryson (or maybe this is a bit older), Suzie Ungerleider (aka Oh Susanna), The Killers (I can’t say I’ve previously listened to them all that much, but this new record seems to be absolutely wonderful), Beachwood Sparks (EP of early stuff), Wednesday, Damon & Naomi, Dan Whitaker, Jade Bird, Tiger Saw (another bit older one I missed at the time) and Watchhouse (previously Mandolin Orange).

The Finnish treasures this week are album from Palmpillows and singles from Sam Shingler and Liljankukka (b-side of last week’s single). There’s also a week old EP from NYC-based slowcore band Älägator. Not really a Finnish band, but the songs are in Finnish language and the singer is from Finland.

And last but not least the international singles. The big announcement is that there’s a debut full-length coming out from Le Ren this fall. That’s a big deal and the first single is super sweet. New Kelly Sloan and Harrison Whitford are also something very special. And so are the new singles from Emily Scott Robinson, Mariel Buckley, Tre Burt, TK & The Holy Know-Nothings, Tim Easton, Joshua Ray Walker, Scott Hirsch, Maxwell Stern, War & Pierce, Bea Troxel, Andrew Gabbard and the list goes on and on. You’ll find the all below. Oh yeah and some perfect cover magic from Zachary Lucky and Brigid Mae Power. That Songs:Ohia cover from Brigid Mae Power is a real gem.

That’s all for now. Love from a distance.

1. Josienne Clarke – The Collector (A Small Unknowable Thing, Corduroy Punk, 2021)
2. BAJA – The Pull (La Gabacha, 2021)
3. Le Ren – Dyan (single, Secretly Canadian, 2021)
4. Kelly Sloan – Worse Way To Go (single, 2021)
5. Harrison Whitford – Salvation Army (single, Screwdriver Records, 2021)
6. Elijah Ocean – Time On My Hand (Born Blue, 2021)
7. Mike and the Moonpies – Hour on the Hour (One to Grow On, Prairie Rose Records, 2021)
8. Emily Scott Robinson – Cheap Seats (single, Oh Boy Records, 2021)
9. 10 Cent Stranger – When You Move On (When You Move On, Five Cent Friends, 2021)
10. Zach Bryson – Where Has Everybody Gone? (Songs That Will Ruin Your Day Vol2, 2021)
11. Mariel Buckley – Hundred Cities (single, Birtday Cake Media, 2021)
12. Suzie Ungerleider – North Star Sneakers (My Name Is Suzie Ungerleider, Stella Records, 2021)
13. Tre Burt – Dixie Red (single, Oh Boy Records, 2021)
14. TK & The Holy Know-Nothings – Bottom of the Bottle (single, Mama Bird Recording Co, 2021)
15. Tim Easton – Speed Limit (single, Black Mesa Records, 2021)
16. Zachary Lucky – Rex’s Blues (single, Wroxton Recordings, 2021)
17. Arlo McKinley – Sunk Like a Stone (single, Oh Boy Records, 2021)
18. Joshua Ray Walker – Sexy After Dark (single, State Fair Records, 2021)
19. The Killers – Quiet Town (Pressure Machine, Island Records, 2021)
20. Scott Hirsch feat Kelly McFarling – Dreamer (single, Echo Magic, 2021)
21. Beachwood Sparks – One Two Three, One Two Three (Sandbox Sessions EP, Curation Records, 2021)
22. Andrew Gabbard – Constellations (single, Karma Chief Records / Colemine Records, 2021)
23. Maxwell Stern – Part of It (single, Lauren Records, 2021)
24. Wednesday – Handsome Man (Twin Plagues, Orindal Records, 2021)
25. Palmpillows – Pictures (All Well, Need Money For Records, 2021)
26. Liljankukka – Ei universumi sua odota (single, Karhuvaltio Records, 2021)
27. Älägator – Kuutamo yö (Unen syvyydessä EP, 2021)
28. Sam Shingler – Like a Rock (single, Soit Se Silti, 2021)
29. Jade Bird – Punchline (Different Kind of Light, Glassnote, 2021)
30. Trace Mountains – America (single, Lame-O Records, 2021)
31. The Connells – Steadman’s Wake (single, Black Park Records, 2021)
32. Matthew Milia – Home Improvement (Keego Harbor, Sitcom Universe, 2021)
33. Brett Newski feat Matthew Milia – Fight Song (Cabin Version) (single, 2021)
34. Astral Swans feat Julia Doiron – Flood (single, 2021)
35. Big Thief – Sparrow (single, 4AD, 2021)
36. Bea Troxel – Gettin’ Where (single, Ruination Record Co, 2021)
37. Brigid Mae Power – Didn’t It Rain (single, Fire Records, 2021)
38. Damon & Naomi – Season Without Time (A Sky Record, 20/20/20, 2021)
39. Tiger Saw – All Dogs Go to Heaven (Wet & Unlucky, Epifo Music, 2021)
40. Sean Rowe – Little Death (single, Fluff & Gravy Records, 2021)
41. War & Pierce – Mercy (single, War & Pierce Records, 2021)
42. GA-20 – Sitting at Home Alone (single, Karma Chief / Colemine, 2021)
43. C. Gibbs – Tales from the Terramar (single, 2021)
44. Tasha – Lake Superior (single, Father/Daughter Records, 2021)
45. Macie Stewart – Garter Snake (single, Orindal Records, 2021)
46. Suzanne Santo – Mercy (single, Soundly, 2021)
47. Iris Marlowe – Home (single, 2021)
48. Sara Trunzo – Liberty Tool (single, 2021)
49. Watchhouse – Belly of the Beast (Watchhouse, Tiptoe Tiger, 2021)
50. Brandy Zdan – Protector (single, Lucky Rose Records, 2021)
51. Dan Whitaker – Lying To Myself (One More Story Told, Empty Highway, 2021)
52. Joe Troop feat Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn – Mercy For Migrants (single, Free Dirt Records, 2021)
53. Julia Shapiro – Come With Me (single, Suicide Squeeze, 2021)
54. Black Sea Dahu – Glue -live at Royal (single, 2021)
55. Mercy Bell – One Life Stand (Golden Child, Bell Records, 2021)

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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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