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#233: Katie Von Schleicher, “Consummation”

Katie Von Schleicher’s “Consummation” is not only our album of the week, It’s one of our top albums of the year so far, too. There are 27 other songs on this week’s playlist, but if I were you I’d go explore that treatise on indie rock — and the rest of her discography, while you’re at it. New tracks by Jason MolinaNatalie Jane HillSoccer MommyGood DogA.O. GerberBecca MancariMatt BerningerCamille DeleanRoadside GravesOwen PallettTALsoundsNeil YoungSteve EarleM. Lockwood PorterCountry WesternsJeff RosenstockIDLESShilpa RayCombo QazamKaitlyn Aurelia SmithAngel Bat DawidNidiaIdris Ackamoor & The PyramidsMulatu AstatkePurling Hiss‘ Mike Polizze, Woods, and Okey Dokey.

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#229: Lucinda Williams, “Good Souls Better Angels”

Fourteen LPs into her career, Lucinda Williams is roots music’s biggest treasure. Not sure how she hasn’t crossed over enough into an ocean of indie reverence. Their loss. “Good Souls Better Angels” is yet another gem from the Louisiana singer-songwriter. Plus: new tracks by Angelo De AugustineJohn Paul WhiteLizanne KnottHazel EnglishKatie Von SchleicherJennie LawlessJenny O.Jaime WyattWhitney RoseIsrael NashThe Texas GentlemenGarrett T. Capps, Lithics, No AgeBuilt to SpillSammy BrueOkey Dokey, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, John K. Samson, Chuck Prophet OfficialZachary CaleModern Nature, Blake Mills, Sam Prekop, and Khruangbin.

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#225: Nap Eyes, “Snapshot of a Beginner”

The world might have changed a lot since we’ve started doing this playlist. But there’s one thing that doesn’t: every time Nap Eyes releases an album it goes straight to our playlist as our top pick of the week. Go get your literate guitar pop fix. Plus: new tracks by Lola KirkeCraig FinnDawesDamien JuradoLow Cut ConnieRoger Eno & Brian Eno, Maria McKeeMargaret GlaspyKatie Von SchleicherWaxahatcheeLilly HiattSay Sue MeChuck Prophet, LewsbergMushEgyptian BlueWe Versus the SharkMelt Yourself DownHailu MergiaTony AllenNoveller, and Bob Dylan.

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#220: Sarah Harmer, “Are You Gone”

It’s been ten years since Sarah Harmer last released a record. The Canadian singer-songwriter spent the last decade advocating for environmental rights, but she’s now back on track with an album that feels like a successor of her 2000 breakthrough, “You Were Here”. Folk-rock folks, please gather around here. Plus: new tracks by Willie NelsonSamantha CrainJay SomAda LeaKatie Von SchleicherLilly HiattTrace MountainsReal EstateSpinning CoinKing Tuff, Six Organs of Admittance, Lee Ranaldo & Raül Refree, CalifoneOiseaux-TempêteAgnes ObelKatie GatelyJessy LanzaGrimes, Beatrice Dillon, Yves Tumor, Bib, No AgeGuided By Voices, and Josh Ritter.

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#144: Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, “Seedlings All”

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

British folk duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker are back with a new album, “Seedlings All”, which is our record of the week! This week’s playlist brings you more than an hour and a half of new music, from the epic new The Milk Carton Kids number to another trademark Grouper track at the end. Plus: Jonathan Wilson, The Tallest Man On Earth, emma tricca, RF SHANNON, Willie NelsonBonnie Prince Billy, Katie Von Schleicher, Ólafur Arnalds, Speedy Ortiz, Jim James, Buck MeekStephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Super DopplerKacy & Clayton, Dr. Dog, The Green Apple Sea, Cullen Omori, and Frog Eyes.


Bolachas Now Playing, 17/2018 (#144):

The Milk Carton Kids – One More for the Road

Jonathan Wilson – There’s a Light (Acoustic Version)

The Tallest Man on Earth – Somewhere in the Mountains, Somewhere in New York

Emma Tricca – Winter, My Dear

RF Shannon – Tooth Ache

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker – Chicago

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker – Bathed in Light

Willie Nelson – Heaven is Closed

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Wild is the Will

Katie Von Schleicher – Party Dawn

Ólafur Arnalds – re:member

Speedy Ortiz – Can I Kiss You?

Jim James – Just a Fool

Buck Meek – Maybe

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Refute

Super Doppler – Gas Station

Kacy & Clayton – Calgary

Dr. Dog – Critical Equation

The Green Apple Sea – Floaters

Cullen Omori – Four Years

Frog Eyes – Your Boss’s Shirt

Grouper – Thanksgiving Song