The tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe begins at 28:00
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Friday, October 16, 2020
Lana Del Rey's new album Chemtrails over the Country Club is expected to be released January 7, 2021. "Let Me Love You Like A Woman" is the first single from that album and continues her collaboration with Jack Antonoff, with whom she had such great success with last year's Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Michael Donnelly/ThisSmallPlanet.com Video of Jack White doing "Lazaretto", Beck's "Devil's Haircut", "Steady As She Goes", and "Sixteen Saltines" from 2014, live in San Francisco:
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Friday, October 9, 2020
Friday, October 2, 2020
Trump's Got Covid! Indie Music Playlist
Angel Olsen Whole New Mess
The Avett Brothers The Third Gleam
Bob Dylan Rough And Rowdy Ways
Bob Mould Blue Hearts feat the blistering single "American Crisis"
Bonnie "Prince" Billy I Made A Place
Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Three Queens In Mourning Hello Sorrow/Hello Joy
Bright Eyes (Conor Oberst) Down In The Weeds
Cut Worms Every Once In A While
Dawes Good Luck With Whatever
Fleet Foxes Shore
Kurt Vile Speed, Sound, Lonely KV (EP) feat. two John Prine songs: "Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness" and Kurt & John's duet of "How Lucky".... We lost John to COVID earlier this sad, weird year.
Oh Sees Protean Threat
Phoebe Bridgers Punisher (2020) her new album and her first album Stranger In The Alps (2017) are essential.
Stephen Malkmus Traditional Techniques
Sufjan Stevens The Ascension
Susanna Baudelaire & Piano
Various Artists Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex. Fantastic album, one of the last projects producer Hal Willner, of Saturday Night Live fame, worked on before his COVID-related death in April. Amazing line-up including: Kesha, Joan Jett, Devendra Banhart, Lucinda Williams, Peaches, Todd Rundgren, Sean Lennon, David Johansen, and Maria McKee.
Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Bill Callahan "Blackness Of The Night" (feat AZITA)(Cat Stevens cover)
Courtney Barnett "Just For You" from Cannot Buy My Soul: The Songs Of Kev Carmody
Father John Misty "To S. /To R."
Nina Hagen "Unity"
Phoebe Bridgers "Fake Plastic Trees" (feat Arlo Parks)(Radiohead cover)(BBC Radio 1 Piano Session)
Phoebe Bridgers "Summer's End" (John Prine Cover) [Live for SiriusXMU Sessions]
Stephen Malkmus "Juliefuckingette" (outtake from Traditional Techniques)
PJ Harvey To Bring You My Love (Demos). PJ Harvey has recently been releasing the demos for her first three albums - Dry (1992), Rid Of Me (1993), and To Bring You My Love (1995). The demos are raw and are a revelation - and they remind us just how much PJ rocked in the early 90s, easy to forget when considering today's more "proper" and restrained version of PJ.
The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup (Deluxe) esp. "Scarlet" (feat Jimmy Page) & "Star Star"
Steve Miller Band Bright Lights, Big City (Live NYC 1976)
The Who Odds & Sods (Deluxe)
Ken Kesey mural in Springfield, Oregon.
Statue of Kesey reading to his grandchildren, Eugene, Oregon.
Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Tortoise Brave And The Bold (2006) Interesting covers album.
Melanie Beautiful People: Greatest Hits of Melanie esp. "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)", "Ruby Tuesday", "Brand New Key", and "What Have They Done To My Song, Ma"
Tom Robinson Band "2-4-6-8 Motorway". Best road song ever.
Tommy James & The Shondells The Very Best Of. Listen while reading Tommy's book Me, the Mob, and the Music: One Helluva Ride with Tommy James & The Shondells. Harold Bronson in his book The Rhino Records Story also tells the tale, which he insists would make a great movie. He's right!