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#263: Buck Meek, “Two Saviors”

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”.

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#128: Jim James, “Tribute to 2”

Bolachas Now Playing, 01/2018 (#128)

The Streets – Sometimes I Hate My Friends More Than My Enemies

David Byrne – Everybody’s Coming To My House

Tune-Yards – ABC 123

The Go! Team – All the Way Live

Jeff Rosenstock – Yr Throat

Marie/Lepanto – Inverness

Titus Andronicus – Number One (In New York)

The Decemberists – Ben Franklin’s Song

Anna Burch – Tea-Soaked Letter

Lucy Dacus – Night Shift

Brandi Carlile – The Mother

Laura Marling – A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Kim Richey, Chuck Prophet – Whistle On Occasion

Jim James – I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

Jim James – Funny How Time Slips Away

Sufjan Stevens – Tanya Harding (In Eb major)

Glen Hansard – Wreckless Heart

Workman Song – No It’s Not

Sylvan Esso – There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You