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#230: Damien Jurado, “What’s New, Tomboy?”

You know Spring has arrived whenever there’s a new Damien Jurado album to marvel at. The prolific American singer-songwriter is probably the most featured artist in our playlist since we started five years ago, and he doesn’t seem like he’s slowing down any time soon. We’re not complaining. Plus: new tracks by Lavinia BlackwAll, Alasdair Roberts, Johanna WarrenTalitha FerriBig ThiefAndy JenkinsCourtney Marie AndrewsChristian Lee HutsonLanghorne SlimZachary CaleRose City BandCar Seat HeadrestMan ManBC CamplightChicano BatmanAmerican AquariumGrutera, João Pais Filipe, neubauten.orgProtomartyrFantastic Explosion, and Diet Cig.

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#223: Sam Doores, “Sam Doores”

We’re pretty sure you won’t run out of interesting things to keep you occupied during your forced quarantine period, but we’ll still add something to that. The Deslondes’ Sam Doores has just released his first solo LP in quite a while, and you can use it to remember how nice life could be when it was still normal. Plus: new tracks by Shabaka & the AncestorsSoccer96 & Alabaster dePlumeProtomartyrLIFEPorridge RadioThe WIYOSViagra BoysSINEAD O’BRIENU.S. GirlsGirlpoolYves Tumor, Seasick Steve, Margo Price, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Jim White & Marisa Anderson musicWillie NelsonWhiskey Wolves of the WestDon GallardoNorah JonesMandy MooreAnna BurchKate BollingerSharon Van Etten, and JFDR.

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#179: Stella Donnelly, “Beware of the Dogs”

We’ve been championing Stella Donnelly for so long now that we didn’t even remember Beware of the Dogs is her first proper LP. A great record from yet another Australian songwriting treasure – check it out if you’re also into Courtney Barnett or Julia Jacklin. Plus: brand new tracks from Meat Puppets, The Hold Steady, Durand Jones & The Indications, Richard Hawley, Nick WaterhouseRolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Tropical Fuck Storm, Stef Chura, Snapped Ankles, The Comet is ComingProtomartyr, Earth, Mathilda, Lomelda, Billie EilishBedouine, Alice Phoebe Lou, Patty Griffin, The Felice Brothers, Adam Ostrar, and Tyler Ramsey.

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164: Becky Warren, “Undesirable”

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Back to normal 🤠this week as we focus on “Undesirable”, the captivating second album by ‘genuine American rock n roller’ Becky Warren. A great week all around as we showcase new and recent songs by Jessica Pratt, Laura Gibson, Eliza Shaddad, Miya Folick, The Furrow CollectiveBlonde Redhead, The Good, the Bad and the Queen, Moonface, Geir SundstølBeach House, Protomartyr, Ryley Walker, Bob Mould, Mountain Movers, Ben Dickey, Steve GunnDean Wareham and Cheval Sombre, boygenius (the collaboration between singer-songwriters Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus), and David Crosby.

Bolachas Now Playing, 37/2018 (#164):

Jessica Pratt – This Time Around

Laura Gibson – Goners

Becky Warren – Dabbs Avenue

Becky Warren – Carmen

Eliza Shaddad – My Body

Miya Folick – Thingamajig

The Furrow Collective – False True Love

Blonde Redhead – We Should Be Holding Hands

The Good, the Bad & the Queen – Merrie Land

Moonface – Minotaur Forgiving Knossos

Geir Sundstøl – Warszaw / Alabama

Beach House – Alien

Protomartyr – Forbidden

Ryley Walker – Diggin’ a Ditch

Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock

The Mountain Movers – Bridge to This World

Ben Dickey – I Think It’s All Different

Steve Gunn – New Moon

Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre – Grand Canyon

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus – Ketchum, ID

David Crosby – Janet

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#149: Snail Mail, “Lush”

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Snail Mail’s debut “Lush” is our record of the week! She’s younger and has already accomplished more than you. How do you feel about that? Plus: new tracks by SOPHIE, Hilary Woods, Let’s Eat Grandma, Blonde Redhead, Protomartyr, Death Cab for Cutie, Dawes, Villagers, John Parish, Michael Nau, American Aquarium, Rayland Baxter, Andy Jenkins, Sam Evian, Levi Parham, Erin O’Dowd, Punch Brothers, and Harrison Whitford.

Bolachas Now Playing, 22/2018 (#149): 

Snail Mail – Speaking Terms

Snail Mail – Let’s Find an Out

SOPHIE – It’s Okay to Cry

Hilary Woods – Black Rainbow

Let’s Eat Grandma – Ava

Blonde Redhead, Ludovico Einaudi – Where Your Mind Wants to Go

Protomartyr – Wait

Death Cab for Cutie – Gold Rush

Dawes – Telescope

Villagers – A Trick of the Light

John Parish – The First Star

Michael Nau – Funny in Real Life

American Aquarium – One Day at a Time

Rayland Baxter – Strange American Dream

Andy Jenkins – Hazel Woods

Sam Evian – You, Forever

Levi Parham – Boxmeer Blues

Erin O’Dowd – Forgiveness

Punch Brothers – It’s All Part of the Plan

Harrison Whitford – Strangers in the Making