Thursday, March 31, 2022
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Wet Leg. Wet Leg. Their debut album is almost out (4/8, Domino).
Jack White. Fear Of The Dawn. (4/8, Third Man).
The Linda Lindas. Growing Up. (4/8, Epitaph).
Father John Misty. Chloe And The Next 20th Century. (4/8, Sub Pop).
Kurt Vile. (watch my moves). (4/15, Verve).
Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder. Get On Board. (4/22, Perro Verde).
Fontaines D.C. Skinty Fia. (4/22, Partisan).
The Black Keys. Dropout Boogie. (5/13, Nonesuch).
Kevin Morby. This Is A Photograph. (5/13, Dead Oceans).
John Doe. Fables In A Foreign Land. (5/20, Fat Possum)
Bright Eyes. Three releases: Letting Off The Happiness: A Companion EP and Fevers And Mirrors: A Companion EP and A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995 - 1997: A Companion EP. Conor Oberst with guests Phoebe Bridgers (on the Elliot Smith cover "St. Ides Heaven") & Waxahatchee. (5/27, Dead Oceans).
Andrew Bird. Inside Problems. (6/03, Wegawam)
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Peter Doherty & Frédéric Lo. The Fantasy Life Of Poetry And Crime. Best New Album! Here's the video for the title song.
Various Artists. Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono. Featuring artists such as Sharon Van Etten, David Byrne, and Jay Som paying tribute to Yoko.
The Weather Station. How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars.
PJ Harvey. The Hope Six Demolition Project - Demos.
Band Of Horses. Things Are Great. See the band perform "Warning Signs" on CBS Saturday Morning (Saturday Sessions).
Aldous Harding. Warm Chris.
JARV IS... (Jarvis Cocker) . This Is Going To Hurt. A soundtrack but with real songs.
Jenny Hval. Classic Objects. Unique Norwegian singer well-worth checking out. I really like her song "Freedom".
The Coral Sea. Home Recordings Volume I.
Marianne Faithfull. Love & Loss. A newly released collection of previous recordings.
Wilson Pickett. Waiting For Midnight (Live 1969). Simply great!
Beton. "Kyiv Calling". The song of the moment! The Clash's classic "London Calling" repurposed for our times...
Phoebe Bridgers. "Chinese Satellite" (Acoustic, Live From Sound City)(Strictly Canadian 25 Singles)
Ringo Starr. "Here's To The Nights".
Gruff Rhys. "People Are Pissed"/"Arogldarth"
Bright Eyes. "St. Ides Heaven" (feat Phoebe Bridgers)(Elliot Smith Cover)
Ukrainian punks Beton have recorded a new version of The Clash's "London Calling" called "Kyiv Calling" about the current crisis.
KYIV CALLING: Howie Klein writes: "Little known fact: The Clash's Mick Jones, who co-wrote "London Calling" with Joe Strummer is Jewish and traces his roots back to Ukraine. When we were first getting to know each other in London before the band recorded Give 'Em Enough Rope, he told me about the Pale, a historical fact I had missed, even though that's where my grandfather was from. It was Mick who had to give permission for Beton to change the lyrics. I'm sure he did it with great joy..."