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#239: Willie Nelson, “First Rose of Spring”

We’re not writing anything about our album of the week, not because we’re lazy, but because we’re talking about the new Willie Nelson record and if you need an introduction to him you need to be pulled from that cave first. Plus: new tracks by Sufjan StevensEd Askew BandJames ElkingtonThe Dead TonguesCut WormsCool SoundsTommy AlexanderGrady StrangeTrummors, Nathan Ma, Jason Molina MusicSend MedicineThis Is The KitPorridge RadioMadeline KenneySAMIARon GalloDelta SpiritFontaines D.C.Les Big ByrdBananagunMulatu Astatke (Official Artist Page) & Black Jesus Experience (BJX)Ezra Feinberg, and Jeremy Cunningham & Dustin Laurenzi.

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#212: Twain, “Adventure”

Twain has just released their new album, “Adventure”. Physical copies will only be out next year through our beloved Keeled Scales, but you can listen to its nine new tunes right now, just in time for winter. “Rare Feeling” was one of our favourite song-oriented albums of the latter half of the 10s. It is in great company now. Our last new music playlist of 2019 also features tracks by Sam Sanford, Toby Hay, Benjamin Tod, Soccer Mommy, The Secret Sisters, The String Cheese Incident, Luke Lalonde, The Hanging Stars, Roger Harvey, Hollow Ship, Les Big Byrd, Ondness, Action Bronson, Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, Coldplay, El Khat, The Good Ones, Adam Green, Bombay Bicycle club, and Scott & Charlene’s Wedding.

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#202: Hiss Golden Messenger, “Terms of Surrender”

Hiss Golden Messenger’s eleventh record in eleven years, “Terms of Surrender”, is our album of the week. Another gem, as usual from one of our favourite songwriters of the 2010s. Plus: new tracks by Andrew Combs, Longriver, Vetiver, Wilco, Jonathan Wilson, Kacy & Clayton, Caitlin Jemma, Leonard Cohen, Simon Joyner, Itasca, Brittany Howard, Leslie Stevens, Anna Ash, Soccer Mommy, Karl Blau, Jim Lauderdale, Jason James, Giant Sand, LIFE, Mikal Cronin, The New Pornographers, Nico LaOnda, YĪN YĪN, and Les Big Byrd.

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#162: Anna St. Louis, “If Only There Was a River”

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Anna St. Louis’ 2017 cassette “First Songs” was on heavy repeat over here late last year, and we’re pleased to present her debut LP “If Only There Was a River”, out now on Kevin Morby’s Mare imprint, on our playlist. Plus: Adrianne Lenker, Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore, Summer Salt,Girlpool, Laura Gibson, courtney barnett, HALEY, Hen Ogledd, Moonface, Les Big Byrd, Nicholas Krgovich, Micah P. Hinson, Colter Wall, Willie Nelson, Deer Tick, Kurt Vile, PhosphorescentGregory Alan Isakov, Valley Maker, Old Jerusalem, and Tracyanne & Danny.

Bolachas Now Playing, 35/2018 (#162):

Adrianne Lenker – what can you say

Anna St. Louis – Wind

Anna St. Louis – Paradise

Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore – Damaged Sunset

Summer Salt – Oh Dear

Girlpool – Lucy’s

Laura Gibson – Domestication

Courtney Barnett – Small Talk

HALEY – Snake Moon

Hen Ogledd – Sky Burial

Moonface – Walk the Circle in the Other Direction

Les Big Byrd – Mannen Utanför

Nicholas Krgovich – Lido

Micah P. Hinson – The Sleep of the Damned

Colter Wall – Tying Knots in the Devil’s Tail

Willie Nelson – Vote ‘Em Out

Deer Tick – Hey! Yeah!

Kurt Vile – Rollin With The Flow

Phosphorescent – My Beautiful Boy

Gregory Alan Isakov – Bullet Holes

Valley Maker – A Couple Days

Old Jerusalem – Oleander

Tracyanne & Danny – Baby’s Got It Bad

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#157: Michael Nau, “Michael Nau and the Mighty Thread”

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I mean, today’s Wednesday but it doesn’t matter, it’s not like you’re checking if we’re updating the playlist on time or not. Looking back at August releases before we move on into September, this week we’re focusing on Michael Nau’s Michael Nau & the Mighty Thread. Plus: new songs by Ron Gallo, IDLES, Fucked Up, Nothing, Les Big Byrd, Giant Sand, The Black Lillies, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Iron & Wine, Gregory Alan Isakov, Juanita Stein, Carson McHone, Joshua Hedley, Camper Van Beethoven, Escondido, Kristina Murray, Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore, Loretta Lynn Official, and Alynda Segarra (Hurray for the Riff Raff) covering Blaze Foley.

Bolachas Now Playing, 30/2018 (#157): 

Ron Gallo – Do You Love Your Company?

IDLES – Never Fight A Man With A Perm

Fucked Up – Normal People

Nothing – You Wind Me Up

Les Big Byrd – I Fucked Up I Was a Child

Giant Sand – Valley Of Rain

The Black Lillies – Ten Years

Aaron Lee Tasjan – Strange Shadows

Michael Nau – On Ice

Michael Nau – Funny Wind

Iron & Wine – Last of Your Rock ‘n’ Roll Heroes

Gregory Alan Isakov – Caves

Juanita Stein – In Your Hands

Carson McHone – Sad

Joshua Hedley – Broken Man

Camper Van Beethoven – Sugartown

Escondido – Crush on Her

Kristina Murray – Strong Blood

Meg Baird, Mary Lattimore – Painter of Tygers

Loretta Lynn – Wouldn’t It Be Great?

Alynda Segarra – Drunken Angel