“Prism,” Say She She – Oct. 7

“The Car,” Arctic Monkeys – Oct. 21

“Nikki by Starlight,” Nikki Yanofsky – Oct. 21

“Where I’m Meant To Be,” Ezra Collective – Nov. 4

“CAZIMI,” Caitlin Rose – Nov. 18

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“Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, et al – Nov. 1

“Malcolm X (The Criterion Collection),” Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., et al – Nov. 22

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Niger EP Vol. 1,” Mdou Moctar (six songs; Hear here; Matador)

“Fairlight,” Witte Beer (aka Toronto electro-pop DJ Jeremy van Leeuwen; three-song EP; Jeremy Klaas Music)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Landslide, Gus Dapperton (a cover of Fleetwood Mac) |
Red to Violet, Adi Oasis feat. Jamila Woods |
Moonta Bay, Apollonio |
Sydney | My Kind, Scarlet Drive |
Cellar, Orson Wilds |
Manic Moondays, Rettward von Doernberg


David Freiberg (84)
Mason Williams (84)
Marshall Thompson (80)
Jeffrey Daniel (65)
John Bush (59)
Kristyn Osborn (52)
Jeffrey Gilbert (39)

Getting caught up …

Aug. 23 Birthdays: Roger Greenaway (84), Rex Allen Jr. (75), Linda Thompson (75), Woody Paul (73), Rick Springfield (73), Mark Hudson (71), Bobby G (69), Edwyn Collins (63), Gary Hoey (62), Dean DeLeo (61), Shaun Ryder (60), Ira Dean (53), Eliza Carthy (47), Julian Casablancas (44), Andy Wild (41), Sky Blu (36), Lianne La Havas (33), Lil Yachty (25)


Aug. 24:

Charlie Watts (1941-2021)

Louis Prima (1910-1978)

Aug. 23:

David Rose (1910-1990)


“When you think you’re foolin’ her
She just might be foolin’ you
Remember if you can do it
She can too”

 RELEASED ON AUG. 24 … IN 1974 

“Verities & Balderdash,” Harry Chapin (his fourth album, featuring his No. 1 smash “Cat’s in the Cradle” and “I Wanna Learn a Love Song”; the LP reached No. 4 on the Billboard chart; producer: Paul Leka; Elektra)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 23 … IN 1967 

“Big Brother & the Holding Company,” Big Brother & the Holding Company (their debut album, with Janis Joplin on lead vocals, featuring “Down on Me”; the album, released two months after their Monterey Pop Festival performance, was originally released on Mainstream Records, then Columbia bought the band’s contract and reissued it with two more tracks; producer: Bob Shad; Columbia)


Helen Grayco (singer and widow of Spike Jones)

Creed Taylor (jazz producer and founder of the Impulse! and CTI labels)

Jerry Allison (The Crickets drummer co-wrote “Peggy Sue” and “That’ll Be the Day”)

Stuart Anstis (former Cradle of Filth guitarist)


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