Bolachas Now Playing, a new music Spotify playlist, updated every Wednesday. This week’s highlight: British country troubadour Alan Power’s new record, “Alan”.
Bolachas Now Playing, 44/2021 (#305):
It’s hard to talk about Buck Meek without referring to him as “Big Thief’s Buck Meek”. But his solo work – with a little help from some of our favorite handymen of indie music such as Mat Davidson (Twain) and Adam Brisbin – is its own thing, with Meek’s characteristic voice paving the way to beautifully arranged songs. Songs that we’re definitely going to use as an argument when, come November, you’ll say, as always, that “this wasn’t a very good year for music”.