catching up

And now, for the tunes.

22 (OVER S∞∞N) [Bob Moose Extended Cab Version]’- Bon Iver
Well yeah, so, this new Bon Iver album is going to be a thing.

‘Sister’- Angel Olsen
Usually 8+ minute songs are a bad idea. This is like one of 2 or 3 exceptions. Whoa.

‘Tell Her I’m Just Dancing’- Hiss Golden Messenger
This Hiss Golden Messenger album that’s coming out in October is the record I’m most looking forward to for the remainder of 2016. It’s that simple, really.

‘Rivers’- The Tallest Man On Earth
Turns out The Tallest Man On Earth has still got it. This is incredibly gorgeous.

‘In My Place’- Valley Queen
I’m growing more impatient by the day for the debut album from Valley Queen.

‘Get Low’- James Vincent McMorrow
Oh. Oh wow. This is a JAM.

‘Not Myself’- Sharon Van Etten
Written as a tribute to those tragically lost in the Orlando massacre, this new Sharon Van Etten tune is tremendous and perfect. Go buy it here and support a great cause.

‘I’ve Been So Lost For So Long’- American Football
The emo kid that lives inside of me is so happy that American Football is back (and that they still sound great and aren’t doing anything to ruin their legacy like so many acts I used to love).

‘Lionhearted’- Billie Marten
Billie Marten is 17. That is insane. Also: this song is incredible.

‘Morning Rain’- Adam Torres
Just wanna lay in bed all day and listen to this, basically.

‘Theme In Yellow’- Jeff Tweedy
I can feel fall creeping in when I have this song in. That makes me happy.

‘Drove Through Town’- Donovan Woods
You know the rules by now. Ol’ Donny Woods came out with a new song, so it goes here. (It’s good, don’t worry.)

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it might be over soon – a mix

We have reached the dog days of summer. We are firmly in them. I am tired of them, and I am tired of this goddamn season. But. BUT. Here’s a mix for these dying days of summer, when fall creeps into the early hours of the morning but the days remind you we’ve still got a month to go. They might be over soon. Enjoy.


(listen via the embedded player above or click here to listen on Spotify)

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Monday Links

On Twitter and Facebook I share links each day to various stuff that I think is great and/or worth people’s time. But not everyone that comes here is on Twitter or Facebook, so I gather up the best of those links each Monday and post them here so everyone can get in on the fun. If you’ve missed any of the past Monday Links (or just want to waste some time), check out the archive here.

Here’s Julien Baker covering The Boss. YES.

Very much stuck on this Camp Cope tune.

Tyler Lyle with a small orchestra? Sure, yeah, I’d like to hear that.

Really dig this stripped down version of the title track from Bear’s Den’s new album.

Here’s what I’ve been listening to lately (click here to subscribe). Enjoy!

 

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catching up

We have the tunes.

‘See’- Restorations
I’ll shoot you straight: this is one of the best songs I’ve heard this year. (Thanks, Paul.)

‘Laid Low’- Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster
Got a feeling this debut album from Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster is going to be very special. This…this is a tune.

‘Done’- Camp Cope
Why yes, I did spend most of the day listening to the latest album from Camp Cope thanks to a rec from my friends over at Wake The Deaf. I may do it again tomorrow.

‘Memories’- The Midnight
You very likely need a soundtrack for these (hopefully) last few weeks of summer. The Midnight’s new album is perfect for that, so you should get it in your ears.

‘Spray Paint’- Donovan Woods
You know the rule: if Donovan Woods posts a track, it gets posted here.

‘The Spoils’- Massive Attack feat. Hope Sandoval
All. About. This. Tune. Right. Now. (Thanks, Tyler.)

‘Never Going Home’- Hazel English
This song is a perfectly hazy late-summer tune, yes it is. Real excited for her debut EP in October.

‘Seven Words’- Weyes Blood
Let’s get summertime sad, you guys. (This is so good, mannnnn.)

‘Golden Age’- Chris Staples
Just wanna let you know that the album Chris Staples is releasing next week is great and you will love it very much. This is the title track, and it’s wonderful.

 

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Monday Links

On Twitter and Facebook I share links each day to various stuff that I think is great and/or worth people’s time. But not everyone that comes here is on Twitter or Facebook, so I gather up the best of those links each Monday and post them here so everyone can get in on the fun. If you’ve missed any of the past Monday Links (or just want to waste some time), check out the archive here.

You guys, Valley Queen is gonna be so huge.

Feel like we should all listen to more Covenhoven.

This Blind Pilot tune is gonna be a large part of the soundtrack to my life this fall.

You know this already, but Joan Shelley is the most lovely.

Oh. Oh wow. This is great. Just Tyler Lyle singing a verse from ‘Young Men’ a capella.

Basically just wanna watch Phil Cook and his band play all damn day.

You may find this hard to believe, but Shakey Graves is still fucking awesome. Enjoy.

 

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Monday Links

On Twitter and Facebook I share links each day to various stuff that I think is great and/or worth people’s time. But not everyone that comes here is on Twitter or Facebook, so I gather up the best of those links each Monday and post them here so everyone can get in on the fun. If you’ve missed any of the past Monday Links (or just want to waste some time), check out the archive here.

Wrote a bunch of words about the records I liked most in July for my friends over at Vinyl Me, Please. Another good month in a real good year.

Added to the list of those who must cover all of the songs: Lapsley.

John Prine and Sturgill Simpson. Yes.

Yep, so this Ryan Adams song still holds up even though I’ve heard it right around 1000 times.

Still all in on Pinegrove, you guys.

This Lucy Dacus Tiny Desk Concert is the best way you can spend your next 11 minutes.

Been listening to this William Tyler tune a whole lot as this summer has worn on. Enjoy.

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catching up

It feels like it’s been a long time. It’s been a long time, right?

‘My Man’- Valley Queen
Holy crap, you guys. This band is going to be huge.

‘Harmless’- Amanda Shires
Well, this is altogether lovely.

‘Hardcore’- Reignwolf
I am very, very, very much looking forward to the (long awaited) debut album from Reignwolf. Very much.

‘It’s Time’- Nick Waterhouse
Really like the idea of having new Nick Waterhouse songs in our lives.

‘Sure Is Nice’- Natural Child
I want to listen to this over and over and sip a beverage in the shade.

‘Red Earth & Pouring Rain’- Bear’s Den
Why yes, I will use this to exclusively soundtrack a drive sometime over the remaining part of summer.

‘Irene’- Courtney Marie Andrews
You guys: you are going to love this upcoming album from Courtney Marie Andrews. Promise.

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