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166: Vera Sola, “Shades”

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Multi-instrumentalist and frequent Elvis Perkins collaborator Vera Sola has just released her first LP. We caught her live last week at the Le Guess Who? festival and were instantly mesmerised by the trio. Of course “Shades” is our album of the week. But there’s more, so scroll down for a playlist full of new stuff by The WeakerthansJohn K. Samson, Deer Tick, Pedro The Lion’s first song in 14 years (!), Fruit Bats, Stephen Steinbrink, Gooby Jim and the Goobs, State Champion, Ryan Downey, Julia Jacklin, Dominique Pruitt, Kim LenzMeg Baird and Mary LattimoreJosephine Foster, Darren Hayman, The Wave Pictures, Mandolin Orange, Hayes Carll, J Mascis, and Sufjan Stevens.

Bolachas Now Playing, 39/2018 (#166):

John K. Samson – Saturday Night On Utopia Parkway

Deer Tick – Strange, Awful Feeling

Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike

Fruit Bats – Getting in a Van Again

Stephen Steinbrink – You Could Always Leave

Gooby Jim and The Goobs – Butter

State Champion – Death Preferences

Ryan Downey – No More Miracles

Julia Jacklin – Head Alone

Dominique Pruitt – High in the Valley

Kim Lenz – Slowly Speeding

Vera Sola – Black Rhino Enterprises

Vera Sola – By Mothlight

Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore – Between Two Worlds

Josephine Foster – Challenger

Darren Hayman – Bigby

The Wave Pictures – I Came To You Once

Mandolin Orange – Golden Embers

Hayes Carll – None’ya

J Mascis – Web So Dense

Sufjan Stevens – Lonely Man of Winter

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#142: John Prine, “The Tree of Forgiveness”

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

If you really have to have an idol, and if that idol, for some unknown reason, is not called “Dolly Parton”, John Prine would be your best bet. His first album of new music since 2005’s “Fair & Square” is out now, and it could only be our album of the week. Plus: 1,5 hours of new songs by Willie Nelson (oh wait, he’s our idol too), Old Crow Medicine Show, Olivia Chaney, Grouper, Mind Over Mirrors, Janelle Monáe, Chromeo ft DRAM, Mike Skinner and The Streets, FACS, Ryley Walker, a Hawk and a Hacksaw, Buck Curran, Simone Felice, Damien Jurado, Josh Rouse, Josh T. Pearson, L.A. Salami, Laura Veirs, Erin Rae, Stephen Steinbrink, and Amber Arcades.


Bolachas Now Playing, 15/2018 (#142):

John Prine – Caravan of Fools

John Prine – Lonesome Friends of Science

Willie Nelson – Something You Get Through

Old Crow Medicine Show – Whirlwind

Olivia Chaney – IOU

Grouper – Driving

Mind Over Mirrors – Oculate Beings

Janelle Monáe – I Like That

Chromeo, DRAM – Must’ve Been

The Streets – You Are Not the Voice in Your Head

FACS – Primary

Ryley Walker – Opposite Middle

A Hawk and a Hacksaw – Alexandria

Buck Curran – Song for Liam

Simone Felice – Hustler

Damien Jurado – Allocate

Josh Rouse – There Was a Time

Josh T. Pearson – Whiskey Straight Love

L.A. Salami – Who’s Cursing Us Now?

Laura Veirs – Heavy Petals

Erin Rae – Putting on Airs

Stephen Steinbrink – Broken Down to Defeat Again

Amber Arcades – Goodnight Europe