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#240: My Morning Jacket, “The Waterfall II”

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

The upside of not having concerts to go to is the fact that we have even more time to listen to new music than before. There are 32 songs in our playlist this week, but that’s only because we try to keep it below two hours. And on the spotlight this time around is My Morning Jacket’s surprise release of The Waterfall II, the second set of songs coming from the same session that gave us one of the best rock albums of the past decade. This would be the time for me to beg Jim James and the guys to come over to Europe, but it looks that won’t happen any time soon.

New album tracks/singles by Holy WavePeel Dream MagazineHUM, Coriky, Bob Mould, Silver Scrolls, Songhoy BluesArt FeynmanbdrmmNaked GiantsThe BethsMargo PriceThe JayhawksRobert ChaneySkyway ManRay LaMontagneKalen & AslynGrace GillespieKate BollingerLomeldaSlow PulpM. WardDevendra BanhartSummer SaltThe ClienteleMatt CostaGillian Welch & David RawlingsTheo LawrenceJoshua Ray Walker, and Jeannie Seely.

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#66: Lionlimb, “Shoo”

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 BonWoods, Robert Glasper, Gang of Youths, My Morning Jacket, Andy Shauf,Phosphorescent + Jenny Lewis, Sara Watkins, Hard Working AmericansRobert Ellis, and DEAKIN.

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#24: Kacey Musgraves, “Pageant Material”

Kacey Musgraves’ brand new album, Pageant Material, is on the spotlight in this week’s playlist, along with new Woodsist signees John Andrews & the Yawns and two more songs off My Morning Jacket’s brilliant 2015 record, The Waterfall. Stream the playlist below.

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#17: Giant Sand, “Heartbreak Pass”

In this week’s playlist we focus on the new Giant Sand album, Heartbreak Pass. Here’s to more 30 years of Howe Gelb writing better songs than you! One of the acts to check on this years’ NOS Primavera Sound in about a month. Be sure to check Twerps as well – we’ll let you know when the festival’s timetable is available! I wish I could say My Morning Jacket would be there too… Their new record is amazing. What a time to be alive.

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#9: Black Yaya, “Black Yaya”

Last week’s playlist. Two tracks from the new Black Yaya record, out now, plus a ton of new tunes. Probably the catchiest bunch yet! Artists that repeat the honor include Susanne Sundfør, Death Cab for Cutie, Mikal Cronin, Lord Huron, Sufjan Stevens and Matthew E. White; there are also new songs by Jenny Hval, Colleen Green, Daughn Gibson, Lower Dens, Colleen, Coelho Radioactivo, Moon Duo, My Morning Jacket and Jacco Gardner