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Pause & Play Today: April 23, 2024

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Updates + Additions

New Releases

“All For Something,” Tiny Habits – May 24

“Armageddon,” aespa – May 27

“Down to the Letter,” Grace Pettis – June 14

“In the Half Light,” Swim Surreal – June 21

“Songwriter,” Johnny Cash – June 28

“LOOM,” Imagine Dragons – June 28

“Service Merchandise,” Previous Industries – June 28

“Lagos Paris London,” Yannis & the Yaw – Aug. 30

“WOOF.,” Fat Dog – Sept. 6

“Hysterical Strength,” DEADLETTER – Sept. 13

“Land of the Lost,” Giovannie and the Hired Guns – Sept. 13

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“Jon Savage’s The Secret Public: How the LGBTQ+ Aesthetic Shaped Pop Culture 1955-1979,” various artists – May 31

“She Sings, They Play (Deluxe Edition),” Skeeter Davis & NRBQ – June 7

“Stands for Decibels,” The dB’s – June 7

“Statesboro Blues: Collected Recordings 1927-1950,” Blind Willie McTell – June 7

“The Mask and Mirror Live (30th Anniversary),” Loreena McKennitt – June 14

“Time Has a Way of Losing You: The Tim Hollier Anthology,” Tim Hollier – June 21

“Having a Rave-Up! The British R&B Sounds of 1964,” various artists – June 21


“One Night at the Royal Albert Hall,” The Everly Brothers – June 14

“Alpha,” The Round Robin Monopoly – June 28

“Unwritten,” Natasha Bedingfield – Sept. 6

Just Released

“Fruits of the Deep,” The Woodentops (London band’s first album since 2014; Hear here; Little People Big Music)

“Home Music,” Bad Snacks (five-song EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Down From the North,” Hamilton (four-song EP; Hear here; Heart Songs Music Group)

“Rose in Bloom,” Erin Morley (20 songs; Hear here; Orchid Classics)

“MRA,” EMEL (Hear here; Little Human)

“Folk Rocktronica,” The Legendary Ten Seconds (Hear here; Ian Churchward)

“Tipish,” New Orleans Klezmer All Stars (Hear here; New Orleans Klezmer All Stars)

“Coming Home,” LIMINA (Hear here; Sonic Ritual)

Between me and you / I could honestly say / Things can only get better

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Crybaby, Cults 
Body of Mine, Lambrini Girls 
Mere Mortal, DEADLETTER 
Just Pretend, Swerve 
Megadeath, Anthony Green 
Hot Girls with ADD, Kaya Hoax feat. Magi Merlin 
Savior Complex, Peyton Shay 
lust, Glixen 
Stole My Ace, Club Lotus 
Mother Wouldn’t Like It, Sohodolls 
True, Sega Bodega 
2223, Montao 
Soulbreaker, A. G. Cook 
Fate, Elena Matei 
6 Feet Off the Floor, Karen Harding 
Let Me Be Your Heartthrob, Apology Kink 
Paranoia, HERDD 
Innocent, Jeshua 


Fergie MacDonald (Scottish accordionist known as the “Ceilidh King”)

MC Duke (U.K. rapper and hardcore pioneer)

Michael Cuscuna (Grammy-winning producer and co-founder of Mosaic Records)

Tony Tuff (reggae and dancehall singer-songwriter)

Sir Andrew Davis (longtime conductor of BBC Symphony Orchestra)

This Week In … 2001

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “All For You,” Janet Jackson 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Get Over Yourself,” Eden’s Crush (from No. 16 to No. 8) 

Highest Debut (No. 82) – “Until the End of Time,” 2Pac 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Lady Marmalade,” Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Maya & P!NK (from No. 70 to No. 29) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “A Long Walk,” Jill Scott 

No. 1 Album – “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 6,” various artists

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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