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#242: Courtney Marie Andrews, “Old Flowers”

No matter your mood today, make sure you adopt a heartbreak album. Look no further. Courtney Marie Andrews can’t write a bad song. And the ones on her new collection of 10 not bad songs, “Old Flowers”, are so good that we just noticed we’ve featured one of them twice. Plus: new tracks by Fenne LilyNative HarrowLori McKennaH.C. McEntireSkullcrusherTaylor SwiftLydia LovelessAubrie SellersDaniel DonatoThe Nude PartyHoopsOld 97’sDawesJarvis CockerSylvan Esso, Walter Martin, Lala Lala, trayer tryon, Andy ShaufDurand Jones & The Indications, Grace Sings Sludge, Ora CoganIsobel CampbellTom BrosseauColter WallBrent Cobb, and the Tweedy family.

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#236: Kate NV, “Room for the Moon”

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 PrineNorah JonesLeah SeniorMargo PriceLori McKennaNick LoweBedouineLowland HumDrab CityThe Cactus BlossomsSondre LercheLos RetrosJarvis CockerRon GalloLeon BridgesChancha Via CircuitoMulatu Astatke, Sonic Boom, Dougie PooleBuilt to SpillBlitzen TrapperNaked GiantsIdlesSammy BruePert Near SandstoneMatt Costa, and Lionlimb.

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#154: Lori McKenna, “The Tree”

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Summertime may mean less frequent releases every week until mid September, but Lori McKenna never rests. Her new album “The Tree” is on the spotlight this week! Plus: new songs by Bonnie “Prince” Billy (although you should go watch the video instead), The Goon Sax, Spare Snare, Les Big Byrd, The Devil Makes Three, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Mattiel, Tracyanne And Danny, Amanda Shires, Cam, Waxahatchee, Steady Holiday, Trampled by Turtles, Nathan Salsburg, The Deep Dark Woods, Willie Nelson, and Cale Tyson.

Bolachas Now Playing, 27/2018 (#154): 

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Blueberry Jam

The Goon Sax – Make Time 4 Love

Spare Snare – And Now It Is Over

Les Big Byrd – A Little More Numb

The Devil Makes Three – Bad Idea

Aaron Lee Tasjan – Heart Slows Down

Mattiel – Cass Tech

Tracyanne & Danny – Alabama

Amanda Shires – Parking Lot Pirouette

Lori McKenna – A Mother Never Rests

Lori McKenna – Like Patsy Would

Cam – Road to Happiness

Waxahatchee – Chapel of Pines

Steady Holiday – Who’s Gonna Stop Us

Trampled by Turtles – Wildflowers

Nathan Salsburg – Impossible Air

The Deep Dark Woods – The Banks of the Leopold Canal

Willie Nelson – Summer Wind

Cale Tyson – What Doesn’t Kill You

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#151: Kamasi Washington, “Heaven and Earth”

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Kamasi Washington’s new double album “Heaven and Earth” is our highlight of the week and it has enough music to keep you entertained for hours. But, just in case you don’t feel that’s enough for you, there’s more than one hour of new music on our playlist for you to sample: The Wave PicturesMikaela Davis, Altın Gün, Dos Santos, Chinaskee & Os Camponeses, Alexander Hacke + David Eugene Edwards, Gwenifer Raymond, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Dilly Dally, Wild Pink, Mitski, Super Doppler, The Devil Makes Three, Lori McKennaThe Jayhawks, The Tallest Man On Earth, and The Milk Carton Kids.

Bolachas Now Playing, 24/2018 (#151):

The Wave Pictures – Volcano

Mikaela Davis – Half Right

Altin Gün – Hababam

Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury

Kamasi Washington – Street Fighter Mas

Dos Santos – Purísima

Chinaskee & Os Camponeses – Metro e Meio II

David Eugene Edwards & Alexander Hacke – Teach Us to Pray

Gwenifer Raymond – Sack ‘em Up, Pt. I / Sack ’em Up, Pt. II

St. Paul & the Broken Bones – Apollo

Dilly Dally – I Feel Free

Wild Pink – Jewels Drossed in the Runoff

Mitski – Nobody

Super Doppler – Edge Off

The Devil Makes Three – Paint My Face

Lori McKenna – Young and Angry Again

The Jayhawks – Backwards Women

The Tallest Man on Earth – Forever Is a Very Long Time

The Milk Carton Kids – All The Things…

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#147: Parquet Courts, “Wide Awake!”

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Parquet Courts’ new record may be their best yet and it was hard to pick only two songs for this playlist! Plus: new songs by Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Courtney Barnett, Cut Worms, Shilpa Ray, Mitski, Bernice, Amanda Shires, Neko Case, Phantastic Ferniture, Snail Mail, Jeffrey Foucault, Nick Lowe, Ryley Walker, Luke Winslow-King, Ry Cooder, Lori McKenna, Cicada Rhythm, Olivia Chaney, and Buck Meek.


Bolachas Now Playing, 20/2018 (#147):

Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids – Land of Ra

Parquet Courts – Before the Water Gets Too High

Parquet Courts – Tenderness

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – An Air Conditioned Man

Courtney Barnett – Crippling Self Doubt and a General Lack of Self Confidence

Cut Worms – Cash for Gold

Shilpa Ray – It Is My Body

Mitski – Geyser

Bernice – He’s the Moon

Amanda Shires – Leave It Alone

Neko Case – Curse of the I-5 Corridor

Phantastic Ferniture – Fuckin ‘n’ Rollin

Snail Mail – Heat Wave

Jeffrey Foucault – War on the Radio

Nick Lowe – Heartbreaker

Ryley Walker – 22 Days

Luke Winslow-King – You Got Mine

Ry Cooder – Straight Street

Lori McKenna – People Get Old

Cicada Rhythm – Kaleidoscope Rose

Olivia Chaney – Roman Holiday

Buck Meek – Fool Me