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#103: The Mountain Goats, “Goths” / Fionn Regan, “The Meetings of the Waters”

The Mountain Goats’ Goths and Fionn Regan’s The Meetings of the Waters are our albums of the week, just before we get into our Primavera mood.

Bolachas Now Playing, 19/2017 (#103):

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#91: Hand Habits, “Wildly Idle”

Meg Duffy is also known as the bassist in Kevin Morby’s live band, but she’s making a name for herself as Hand Habits. Her first album for Woodsist is our album pick for this week. 

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Such a wonderful concert by Will Stratton last night. In the name of everyone who was there, thank you so much Will.

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May 2014 at Mercado Negro, Aveiro

Ever wondered why we’re posting less and less stuff nowadays? Yes, we’ve been busing getting other things done. Like this all star lineup for a month of concerts at Mercado Negro, in Aveiro, Portugal. After a wonderful Old Jerusalem concert last week, tonight we host Matt Elliott yet again, this time with a new album. Next Wednesday we bring one of our favorite songwriters to Portugal for the first time ever: Will Stratton. Finally, on Friday 30, we welcome back Micah Blue Smaldone, who hasn’t played in Portugal in the last six years, and we’re also proud to present, for the first time in concert, his Fire on Fire and Cerebrus Shoal bandmate Tom Kovacevic, who has just released one of the most surprising albums of the year, Universe Thin as Skin, on Immune Recordings. More info and links in the Facebook event page.

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If You Wait Long Enough: Songs Of Will Stratton

Will Stratton is a very talented musician: on his 25th birthday he had already produced four great albums full of amazing indie folk songs. Luckily I met Will last year, when he came from New York to Paris during his European tour with Paleo. I saw his concert in a charming apartment in Montmartre and the day after I saw him again in my favorite Parisian record store, Balades Sonores. With him Will brought his guitar and his last album, Post-Empire. The two little concerts made me fell in love with his songs and after that I listened to the album over and over again: it was my favorite album of 2012.