Sunday, January 22, 2023 Cool New Music Playlist January & February 2023 Cool New Music Playlist January & February 2023


King Tuff.Smalltown Stardust. 

Iggy Pop. Everyday Loser.

John Cale. Mercy. He brought the viola to The Velvet Underground in the 60s and is still making revolutionary music today.

The C.I.A. Surgery Channel. Feat Ty Segall on guitar and (his wife) Denée Segall on vocals.

Helvetia. You Shot Past the Moon Scapegoat.

Belle & Sebastian. Late Developers.

Margo Price. Strays.

Anti-Flag. Lies They Tell Our Children.

The Coral Sea. Golden Planet Sky.

Siv Jakobsen. Gardening.

Erik Vincent Huey. Appalachian Gothic.

Kevin Morby. Music From 'Montana Story'. A movie soundtrack with several instrumentals but a few cool songs inc. a cover of "One Paper Kid", popularized by Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson, sung by Kevin with his partner Kate of Waxahatchee.


boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker"$20"/"Emily I'm Sorry"/"True Blue". Three singles surprise released from the record, their debut LP, out March 31st.

Sudan Archives. "Selfish Soul". This has been out for a minute but it has now wormed its way into my brain through my ears and now it's there and it's not going anywhere.

Andrea Prichett. "The Avenue". This kind, insightful Berkeley educator/artist/activist has been a friend since the anti-apartheid movement in the 1980s. Here's her take on Berkeley's famed Telegraph Avenue. Available on Bandcamp.

Y La Bamba. "Dibujos De Mi Alma".

The Specials. "Message To You Rudy" (1979). Terry Hall, Rest In Peace

Dandy Livingstone. "Rudy A Message To You" (1967). The original. 

Peter Gabriel. "Panopticom" (Bright Side Mix feat Brian Eno).

David Bowie. "Looking For A Friend" (1971).

Jeff Beck. "Shape Of Things" (1968). RIP Jeff Beck at his best here with Rod Stewart & Ron Wood.

Donovan. "Barabajagal" (1969) feat Jeff Beck on guitar, Groovy.


Paul McCartney. The 7" Singles. So nice to hear Paul solo classics like: "Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey", "Give Ireland Back To The Irish", "Hi, Hi, Hi", "Live And Let Die", "Jet", "Helen Wheels", "Let Me Roll It", "Band On The Run", and "Mull Of Kintyre".

Howlin' Wolf. Live In Bremen 1964.

Cheap Trick. Live At The Whiskey 1977.

Elvis Presley. Las Vegas Hilton Presents Elvis - Opening Night 1972.

The Velvet Underground. Le Bataclan '72. A one-off reunion concert in Paris in 1972 feat Lou Reed, Nico, and John Cale.

Steve Miller Band. At The Record Plant 1973 (live in the studio). 

James Gang. Everything Is Hazy (Live, Paris '71). Feat. Joe Walsh future guitarist for The Eagles doing the classic "Walk Away" and never sounding better.

Various Artists. Before Bob Dylan: 100 Songs. Stunning collection of some of the folk, blues, gospel, country and rock traditional artists who influenced Bob Dylan inc. Woody Guthrie, Reverend Gary Davis, Lead Belly, Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, and Memphis Minnie.

Bob Dylan.Fragments - Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997): The Bootleg Series, Vol. 17 (5-CD Deluxe Edition). Fantastic!


Yo La Tengo. This Stupid World. [Matador] February 10

Caroline PolachekDesire, I Want to Turn Into You [Perpetual Novice] February 14

ShameFood For Worms [Rough Trade] February 24

Iris DeMentWorkin’ on a World [Flariella] February 24

Gorillaz. Cracker Island [Warner] February 24

Lana Del Rey. Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd. [Polydor] March 24

Ellie GouldingHigher Than Heaven. [Polydor] March 24

Baaba Maal. Being [Marathon Artists] March 31

boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker). the record. [Interscope] March 31

Wednesday. Rat Saw God. [Dead Oceans] April 7

Ian Hunter. Defiance Part 1. [Sun Label] April 21

Y La Bamba. Lucha [Tender Loving Empire] April 28

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