Updates / Additions

New Releases

“Rio,” Trevor Rabin – Oct. 6

“Carolyn’s Boy,” Darius Rucker – Oct. 6

Reissues

“The Future Is Now,” The Chick Corea Elektric Band – Nov. 3

Vinyl

“Greatest Hits,” The Ventures – Oct. 6

“Veneer (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” José González – Oct. 27

New Music Friday: The Reissues

Music Books

“Dark Horse Records: The Story of George Harrison’s Post-Beatles Record Label,” Aaron Badgley – Nov. 24

“Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell,” Ann Powers – March 12, 2024

“The Blues Brothers: An Epic Friendship, the Rise of Improv, and the Making of an American Film Classic,” Daniel de Visé – March 19, 2024

Just Released

(surprise releases + more)

“Ghana Must Go,” Lord Afrixana (four-song EP; Hear here; Protect the Culture / Warner)

“though the world will tell me so, volume two,” Joshua Radin (six-song EP; Nettwerk)

“Fall With the Lights Down (Louise) & (Velma),” Bathe Alone (Atlanta dream-pop artist Bailey Crone’s double EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Secrets,” Kevitch (L.A.-based alt-pop artist’s debut EP; new single: “Sunshine”; See here; Nettwerk)

“The Half We Still Have,” Rachel Bobbitt (four-song EP; Fantasy)

“The Adventures of Bernard Walters,” Byron the Aquarius (four-song EP; Hear here; Cascade)

“The Confluence,” Cole Gallagher (six-song debut EP; featuring David Hidalgo and members of the 400 Unit; producer: Vance Powell; new single: “Stumbling in the Dark”; See here; Raggy & Balls)

“Honey Locust,” Melanie A. Davis (new single: “Lightbulb Stars”; See here; Melanie A. Davis)

“I Will Remember,” Ariana Delawari (guests: Devendra Banhart, Farmer Dave Scher, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson; new single: “Cloak of Lies”; Hear here; Manimal)

The radio reminds me of my home far away

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Paint the Town Red, Doja Cat
Have a Good Time, Darius Rucker
Good Good, Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage
One in a Million, Bebe Rexha & David Guetta
Always Gonna Be, Dan + Shay
The Greatest, Tones and I
Angel, Halle
Mr Right, Mae Stephens & Meghan Trainor
Realest, Ez Mil + Eminem
Liar, Liar, Dylan feat. Bastille’s Dan Smith
Toma (Remix), Ivy Queen feat. Brray, Lennox, Marconi Impara & Eix
Got You, Fresco Trey feat. charlieonnafriday
Got It No Mo, Lil Zay Osama
unintentional, Marley Bleu feat. Pink Sweat$
Think I’m Gonna Love You, Michal Leah & Caleb Hearn
Up n Down, Only Fire
Big Mistakes, Trevor Rabin
Love Me With the Lights On, Shawn Desman
Hope, Harold López-Nussa
Valapriso, Brenn!
Jacaré, SOFI TUKKER & Cat Dealers
English Roses, Burr Island
The Deal, ICONÏC
Old Friends, LOONY
Iridescent – Come Over Here Variant, Hemlock for Socrates
Only Human, Cade Hoppe

This Week In … 1998

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “The Boy Is Mine,” Brandy & Monica

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Lookin’ At Me,” Mase feat. Puff Daddy (from No. 38 to No. 22)

Top Debut (No. 44) – “Intergalactic,” Beastie Boys

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Hey Now Now,” Swirl 360 (from No. 88 to No. 55)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Not About Romance,” Inner Circle

R.I.P.

John Gosling (keyboardist for The Kinks from 1970-78)

Mo Foster (session bass player)

Clifton Oliver (Broadway actor-singer)

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