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Published on August 30th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 30, 2021



“MONTERO,” Lil Nas X – release date and preorder links, Sept. 17

“SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB,” Esperanza Spalding – Sept. 24

“The Great Dismal B-Sides,” Nothing – Oct. 8

“Subject to Change,” Katelyn Tarver – Oct. 15

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“Sepulnation: The Studio Albums 1998-2009,” Sepultura – Oct. 22


“All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business,” Mel Brooks – Nov. 30

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Reworks,” Theo Ogundipe (three-song EP; Hear here; Apple Music; Adewole Vinyl)

“Prisma EP,” DJ T-1000 (two songs; Hear here; Sound of Berlin)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Natalia, Steve Hackett |
We Live in California, Sutter Zachman |
Wild Side, Lemon Cash |
La Paz, Sam Himself |
Leap of Faith, Nadia Vaeh |
My Everything, Vin Anthony |
Confusion Blues, Iron Lizards |
Ceiling Fan, Man, The Brandy Alexanders
Better Than the Dream, Becca Bowen
Light of the Night, Velvets |
Like You, Lazarus Benson |
You to Me, Andreas Moe |
Whine Up Ya Waist, Danilo Concepcion feat. Frank Miharbi


John McNally [The Searchers] (80)
Micky Moody [Whitesnake] (71)
Dana (70)
Horace Panter [The Specials] (68)
Gerald Albright (64)
Paul Oakenfold (58)
Robert Clivilles (57)
Sherrie Austin (50)
Lars Frederiksen (50)
Aaron Barrett [Reel Big Fish] (47)
Matt Taul [Tantric, Days of the New] (43)
Rachael Price [Lake Street Dive] (36)
Ryan Ross [Panic! At the Disco] (35)
Bebe Rexha (32)


Skip Prokop [Lighthouse] (1943-2017)

Sterling Morrison (1942-1995)

Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen [War] (1931-1988)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 30 IN … 1971 

“Surf’s Up,” The Beach Boys (their 17th studio album, featuring “Long Promised Road,” “‘Til I Die,” “Surf’s Up,” “Feel Flows,” “Disney Girls (1957)” and “Don’t Go Near the Water”; producers: The Beach Boys; Brother / Reprise)


Ruth Marx (commercial jingle singer and mother of Richard Marx)


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