Kate NV’s third record, Room for the Moon, is our album of the week. The Moscow-based musician takes us on a trip through 70s and 80s Russian and Japanese pop music and film with 47min of synth- and bass-heavy melodies. Plus: new tracks by John Prine, Norah Jones, Leah Senior, Margo Price, Lori McKenna, Nick Lowe, Bedouine, Lowland Hum, Drab City, The Cactus Blossoms, Sondre Lerche, Los Retros, Jarvis Cocker, Ron Gallo, Leon Bridges, Chancha Via Circuito, Mulatu Astatke, Sonic Boom, Dougie Poole, Built to Spill, Blitzen Trapper, Naked Giants, Idles, Sammy Brue, Pert Near Sandstone, Matt Costa, and Lionlimb.
This week on Bolachas Now Playing we feature Lionlimb’s debut record Shoo. You might have heard of them as Angel Olsen’s backing band, but their record is a gem on its own. Plus: Dinosaur Jr, Destroyer, Cass McCombs, Cate Le Bon, Woods, Robert Glasper, Gang of Youths, My Morning Jacket, Andy Shauf,Phosphorescent + Jenny Lewis, Sara Watkins, Hard Working Americans, Robert Ellis, and DEAKIN.