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Pause & Play Today: June 6, 2024

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Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Passage Du Desir,” Johnny Blue Skies (aka Sturgill Simpson) – July 12

“BLOOD ON THE DRUMS,” Ashton Irwin – July 17

“King of the Mischievous South Vol. 2,” Denzel Curry – July 19

“100 Cowboys,” Carter Vail – July 19

“Live at Wembley Stadium,” Blur – July 26

“Y2K,” Ice Spice – release date + preorder links: July 26

“Resurrection,” Los Lonely Boys – Aug. 2

“Perak,” Thee Marloes – Aug. 9

“Come On Home,” Jumaane Smith – Aug. 16

“POWER,” illuminati hotties – Aug. 23

“Talkie Talkie,” Los Bitchos – Aug. 30

“Rack,” The Jesus Lizard – Sept. 13

“Divided Kind,” Native Harrow – Sept. 13

“Entity,” Neil Cowley Trio – Sept. 20

“JP Harris Is a Trash Fire,” JP Harris – Sept. 20

“Sink Your Teeth,” Neon Trees – Sept. 20

“Rhetoric & Terror,” NONPAREILS – Sept. 20

“Sirens,” The Wild Feathers – Oct. 4

“3AM (LA LA LA),” Confidence Man – Oct. 18

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“Beethoven Was Deaf: Live in Paris,” Morrissey – July 26

“Stop Making Sense (Deluxe Edition),” Talking Heads – July 26

“From Me to You – The Definitive Collection 1977-2000,” George Duke – Aug. 23

“Love Having You Around: The Gold Mind Recordings (1977-1980),” First Choice – Aug. 23

“Before the Future: 1984-1989,” Then Jerico – Aug. 23

“Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 100,” various artists – Aug. 30

“Katie Puckrik Presents ‘A Yacht Rock Odyssey,’ ” various artists – Aug. 30

“Live at the Opera House,” Sylvester – Sept. 6

“Judy Garland At The Palace Closing Night 1952,” Judy Garland – Sept. 13

“Love Moves (Deluxe Expanded Edition),” “Love Is (Deluxe Expanded Edition)” and “Now & Forever (Deluxe Expanded Edition),” Kim Wilde – Sept. 27

Music Books

“The Harder I Fight, the More I Love You: A Memoir,” Neko Case – Jan. 28, 2025

Just Released

“Live from Powell River Sessions,” Colby T. Helms (four-song EP; Hear here; Photo Finish)

“Girlie Pop,” Chrissy Chlapecka (six-song debut EP; Hear here; Chrissy Chlapecka)

“The Tower of Basil,” Basil Breen (new single: “Lady”; Hear here; Basil Records)

“Fissures of Men,” Devil Moon Risen (Hear here; DMR Recordings)

“The Ending of an Age,” Holy Wire (producer: Abe Seiferth; Hear here; Holy Wire)

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New Songs Playlist

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Step Into Your Power, Ray LaMontagne 
Perfect Revenge, DYLAN 
Lost, Soccer Mommy 
Mungkin Saja, Thee Marloes 
Didn’t, illuminati hotties feat. Cavetown 
Face in the Picture, Picture Parlour 
Last Time, Kississippi 
Vintage, Moses Sumney 
Here for You, Elena Matei 
Bad Decisions, Eddy Lee Ryder 
CIRCLE, Isaia Huron 
Penelope, Honey Joy 
Still Wonder, Gilligan Moss feat. Charlie Houston 

Wasting Your Love, Emile Mosseri 
Rake’s Progress, Gryphon Rue 
happier songs, Savanna Leigh 
I Know, Jumaane Smith 
So Bleak, My Cousin’s Girlfriend’s House
Hope Saved July, J. Mamana 
Portals, Jimetta Rose & The Voices of Creation 
raise up, Allysha Joy 
Until I See You Again, Hazel Gaze 
NSA, leetham & Micah Willis 
Bloom, amilost 
Nobody Wants to Party With Me, Nine Pound Hammer 
Next, The Phoenix Within 
Dancin’ in the Street, Chauncey Chime 
Agradecido, Icarus Phoenix 
More Than Sorry, The Cravens 


Tony Bramwell (music mogul was The Beatles’ tour manager and was credited for discovering Queen)

This Week In … 1984

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Let’s Hear It For the Boy,” Deniece Williams 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Eyes Without a Face,” Billy Idol (from No. 33 to No. 23) 

Highest Debut (No. 57) – “When Doves Cry,” Prince and the Revolution 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Farewell My Summer Love,” Michael Jackson (from No. 81 to No. 58) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Wouldn’t It Be Good,” Nik Kershaw 

No. 1 Album – “Footloose (Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture),” various artists 

Tour + Festival News

> Omar Apollo Announces 29-Date ‘God Said No’ Tour | HYPEBEAST

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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