“Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs” is a three volume collection of lost unreleased tracks straight from the Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings vault. The third and final part was just released last Friday and it’s in our spotlight for week 45.
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Max Clarke, aka Cut Worms, sounds a bit like if Jim James was sent back to the 60s in a time capsule to perform in folk-rock and Merseybeat outfits. His new double LP “Nobody Lives Here Anymore” has to be our most anticipated release of the year. We tried very hard not to include all of the nine (!) advance songs Jagjaguwar has slowly put out in the past five months. Now that it’s all out, its 77 minutes will take a lot of time to digest – mostly because it’s impossible to not get hooked in one or another of the nuggets hidden inside this record.
Plus: new tracks by Dawes, Drive-By Truckers, CAAMP, Wendy Eisenberg, Slow Pulp, Fast Friends, Pearl Charles, Caroline Spence, Liz Longley, Magik Markers, The Antlers, Psychic Temple, North Americans, Mary Lattimore, Garcia Peoples, Mdou Moctar, The Budos Band, Rob Mazurek, Gustaf, METZ, Wild Pink, Buck Meek, The Bad Oats, Shaela Miller, and Jackson Emmer.
Our sound snippet for the day comes from Port St. Willow, a project of one Nick Principe. If you google his name, you are as likely to come across “childhood friend of that dude from The Antlers” as you are to find “frontman of Port St. Willow”. There’s a reason critics keep pointing out the connection with the Antlers frontman though. Childhood friends, it turns out, sometimes share magical musical bonds. And in this case: if you like one, you’ll probably like the other.