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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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#173: Better Oblivion Community Center, “Better Oblivion Community Center”

Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers have just dropped a surprise in the form of a collaborative LP, Better Oblivion Community Center. It ended up being, of course, our album of the week. Plus: brand new songs by Heather Woods BroderickSharon Van Etten, Lambchop, Lady Lamb, Vampire Weekend, Jenny Lewis, Ryan Adams, Robert Ellis, Michaela Anne, I’m With HerSallim, Hand Habits, White Fence, Julia Jacklinthe Mountain Goats, Michael Chapman, and Twain.

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#81: Jess Williamson, “Heart Song”

Highlight of the week: Jess Williamson’s Heart Song

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American Autumn 2015

American Autumn is the collection of concerts I would love to book in a small café I would love to own. Café & Pop Torgal in Ourense, Galicia, Spain, is truly an inspiration for any independent promoter who books shows at a small venue in a small town. If you’re ever around the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, be sure to check out the place! This fall they’ve got concerts by Vetiver, Juan Wauters, Lady Lamb, Steve Wynn and Denison Witmer – and the festival has already expanded to Madrid, where bigger acts like Low or Alela Diane will also play shows under the American Autumn umbrella. Sometimes I wish I lived in Spain!

American Autumn

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#23: Christopher Paul Stelling, “Labor Against Waste”

In this week’s playlist we focus on Christopher Paul Stelling’s stellar new record, out now on ANTI-. ‘Songwriter’ music will always be our focus, but there’s enough variety and stuff for everyone’s delight this week. Check our playlist number 23 below.