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#218: Frazey Ford, “U Kin B the Sun”

It’s been too long since we’ve heard from Frazey Ford – our playlist wasn’t even around when she released “Indian Ocean” back in 2014. Fortunately, the wait is over, and we’re delighted to have our favorite soulful Americana singer-songwriter back. This week, we bring you a couple of songs off “U Kin B The Sun” plus new tracks from John MorelandLilly HiattWhitney RoseLady LambHeather Woods BroderickSharon Van EttenBrandy ClarkNicole Atkins, Jason Isbell, Brent CobbChristopher Paul StellingDesureJames SteinleNathaniel RateliffBuilt to SpillSufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams, Toby HayAlex RexCalifoneShoppingRolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and Amanda Shires.

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166: Vera Sola, “Shades”

Bolachas Now Playing, a new music Spotify playlist updated every Tuesday.

Multi-instrumentalist and frequent Elvis Perkins collaborator Vera Sola has just released her first LP. We caught her live last week at the Le Guess Who? festival and were instantly mesmerised by the trio. Of course “Shades” is our album of the week. But there’s more, so scroll down for a playlist full of new stuff by The WeakerthansJohn K. Samson, Deer Tick, Pedro The Lion’s first song in 14 years (!), Fruit Bats, Stephen Steinbrink, Gooby Jim and the Goobs, State Champion, Ryan Downey, Julia Jacklin, Dominique Pruitt, Kim LenzMeg Baird and Mary LattimoreJosephine Foster, Darren Hayman, The Wave Pictures, Mandolin Orange, Hayes Carll, J Mascis, and Sufjan Stevens.

Bolachas Now Playing, 39/2018 (#166):

John K. Samson – Saturday Night On Utopia Parkway

Deer Tick – Strange, Awful Feeling

Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike

Fruit Bats – Getting in a Van Again

Stephen Steinbrink – You Could Always Leave

Gooby Jim and The Goobs – Butter

State Champion – Death Preferences

Ryan Downey – No More Miracles

Julia Jacklin – Head Alone

Dominique Pruitt – High in the Valley

Kim Lenz – Slowly Speeding

Vera Sola – Black Rhino Enterprises

Vera Sola – By Mothlight

Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore – Between Two Worlds

Josephine Foster – Challenger

Darren Hayman – Bigby

The Wave Pictures – I Came To You Once

Mandolin Orange – Golden Embers

Hayes Carll – None’ya

J Mascis – Web So Dense

Sufjan Stevens – Lonely Man of Winter

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#128: Jim James, “Tribute to 2”

Bolachas Now Playing, 01/2018 (#128)

The Streets – Sometimes I Hate My Friends More Than My Enemies

David Byrne – Everybody’s Coming To My House

Tune-Yards – ABC 123

The Go! Team – All the Way Live

Jeff Rosenstock – Yr Throat

Marie/Lepanto – Inverness

Titus Andronicus – Number One (In New York)

The Decemberists – Ben Franklin’s Song

Anna Burch – Tea-Soaked Letter

Lucy Dacus – Night Shift

Brandi Carlile – The Mother

Laura Marling – A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Kim Richey, Chuck Prophet – Whistle On Occasion

Jim James – I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

Jim James – Funny How Time Slips Away

Sufjan Stevens – Tanya Harding (In Eb major)

Glen Hansard – Wreckless Heart

Workman Song – No It’s Not

Sylvan Esso – There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You

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#125: Adrian Crowley, “Dark Eyed Messenger”

Bolachas Now Playing, 40/2017 (#125):

Jason Molina – Solitude

Adrian Crowley – The Wish

Adrian Crowley – Unhappy Seamstress

Calexico – Voices in the Field

Marco Z & The Pretty Dead Sea – The Most Beautiful Night

Robert Plant – The May Queen

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Come and Be a Winner

The Wood Brothers – River Takes the Town

Curls – Gentle and Kind

Gill Landry – The Only Game in Town

Gambles – Hello, Laura (ft. Father John Misty)

The Staves & yMusic – All the Times You Prayed

Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band – Picasso

Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Quiet Storm (Taksim III)

Sufjan Stevens – Mystery of Love

Peter Oren – Anthropocene

Jim James – The World is Falling Down

Nick Garrie – I’m on Your Side

Korey Dane & Zella Day – Blood on the Mattress

Joe Purdy & Amber Rubarth – Someone Singing to Me

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#119: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, “Lotta Sea Lice”

Bolachas Now Playing, 34/2017 (#119):