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#201: Jeremy Ivey, “The Dream and the Dreamer”

With “The Dream and the Dreamer”, Jeremy Ivey ceases being just Margo Price’s husband and sidekick, and establishes himself as a songwriter worth following. It’s hard to believe this is Ivey’s debut album, and we hope it’s not the last. Some of the best americana we’ve heard this year. Plus: new tracks by Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Tindersticks, The Orphan Brigade, Daniel Martin Moore, Christopher Paul Stelling, Alasdair Roberts, Richard Dawson, Matt Dorrien, Lola Kirke, Okey Dokey, Olivia Jean, Dry Cleaning, Pip Blom, Long Beard, (Sandy) Alex G, Angel Olsen, Jenny Hval, DJ Firmeza, Murs, JPEGMAFIA, Yves Tumor, Tørsö, and Swans.

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#195: Purple Mountains, “Purple Mountains”

Eleven years after the Silver Jews’ swan song “Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea”, David Berman finally resurfaces as Purple Mountains. And the new record is everything we ever wanted and more, with members of Woods as their backing band and producers adding extra catchiness to Berman’s superior songwriting. It jumps straight to the top of our list of favorite albums of the year.

Plus: new tracks by Divino Niño, B Boys, Tijuana Panthers, Drab Majesty, Kyle Craft, Lower Dens, Gruff Rhys, Jenny Hval, Carnivorous Plant Society, Sandro Perri, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Bad Heaven Limited, Olympia, Jade Jackson, Michaela Anne, Eilen Jewell, Kelsey Waldon, Emma Russack, Erin Durant, Asia, and Joanna Sternberg.

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#143: Ashley Monroe, “Sparrow”

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

This week we keep dwelling deep into country territory with Ashley Monroe’s new record, Sparrow, and more than a handful of new western-ish songs from the likes of Gretchen Peters,Juanita Stein, Brent Cobb, T. Hardy Morris, Luke Winslow-King, Trampled by Turtles or Joshua Hedley. Plus: new Eleanor Friedberger, Jenny Hval, Neko Case, courtney barnett, Ty Segall,Iceage, Wooden Shjips, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Lord Huron,Father John Misty, Nev Cottee Band, and Jeffrey Foucault.

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#74: Wilco, “Schmilco”

Yes, it’s another playlist dominated by singer-songwriters. We promise to mix things around next week – there’s still quite a backlog of songs we want to feature! – but with both Wilco and Okkervil River putting out new records you know we had to do this.

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#22: The Deslondes, “The Deslondes”

The Deslondes

This week we return to our regular scheduled programming, highlighting the debut, self titled The Deslondes album, out now on New West Records. Joining them are the likes of Neil Young, Yo La Tengo, Arthur Russell, Ashley Monroe, Kacey Musgraves, Nikki Lane, Christopher Paul Stelling, Johanna Warren, Jenny Hval and Diamond Rugs.