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Pause & Play Today: Feb. 11, 2024


Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Deeper Well,” Kacey Musgraves – March 15

“TORI.,” Tori Kelly – April 5

“Mood Swings,” Marcus King – April 5

“The Sunset Violent,” Mount Kimbie – April 5

“Only God Was Above Us,” Vampire Weekend – April 5

“Townie,” X Ambassadors – April 5

“Country,” Elliott BROOD – April 12

“San Vito,” The Feeling – April 12
“Yummy,” James – April 12

“Don’t Forget Me,” Maggie Rogers – April 12

“Shadow,” Lizz Wright – April 12

“Tarantula Heart,” Melvins – April 19

“Classic II,” HAUSER – April 19

“A Mortal Binding,” My Dying Bride – April 19

“Fragile as Humans,” Emily Barker – May 3

“From Hell I Rise,” Kerry King – May 17

“Red Moon Rising,” Robert Jon & The Wreck – June 28

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“The Carnegie Hall Concert,” Alice Coltrane – March 22

“Paris (30th Anniversary Expanded Edition),” The Cure – March 22

“Ghost Stories,” Blue Öyster Cult – April 12

“Lifeblood 20,” Manic Street Preachers – April 12


“Fantastic” and “Make It Big,” Wham! – March 22

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Quitter,” Katelyn Tarver (L.A.-based artist’s second album; new single: “One Without the Other”; See here; Nettwerk)

“Cristal Medium Blue,” Lewis OfMan (French-born artist’s second album; See here; Profil de Face / Virgin Music Group)

“Ambient Ensemble,” Nick Schofield (with Yolande Laroche, Philippe Charbonneau and Mika Posen; new single: “Picture Perfect”; See here; Nick Schofield)

“Carousel,” Slightest Clue (five-song EP; producer: Matt Di Pomponio; Hear here; Slightest Clue)

“I Will Never Let You Down,” Marcellus Hall (See here; Plastic Fork)

“GOOSE,” Mol Sullivan (producer: Sima Cunningham; Hear here; Mol Sullivan)

You could say I'd lost my belief in our politicians / They all seemed like game show hosts to me

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Do It Again, Sheryl Crow 
Lonely Dancers, Conan Gray 
How Can I Love You (Without Breaking Your Heart), The Struts 
Want!, KA$HDAMI 
The Alibi, DYLAN 
Maybe Life Is Good, Em Beihold 
serpentine, renforshort 
Jeans, Agender 
Everywhere I Go, Wild Rivers 
Best Friend for Life, Grace Leer 
For One Last Time, Chenayder 
Waste of Time, Smith & Thell 
Poppy Fields, Eric Hilton 
Break, Good Kid 
You’re Still the One, T.G. Sheppard & Kelly Lang 
Getaway, WRKHOUSE 
Wedding Day, Lori Rayne 
Antidote, Meklit 
One More, Brian Falduto 
World’s on Fire, Bryce Fox 
It’s Hard To Be a Human Being, Eric Hirshberg 
Grow, Blair Lee 
Kiss and Tell, Sydney Sherrill 
Just Fine, Lucinda Poy 
friends, Kate Gill 
Lost Sounds, Cole Gallagher 
Wicked Game, The Dirty Shirts 
oblivion, Marble 


Jimmy Van Eaton (early rock ‘n’ roll drummer who played at Sun Records)

Donald Kinsey (The Kinsey Report)

Derek McIntyre (Jamiroquai bassist)

Damo Suzuki (Can singer-musician)

Seiji Ozawa (legendary Japanese conductor)

This Week In … 1975

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Fire,” Ohio Players 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “My Eyes Adored You,” Frankie Valli (from No. 28 to No. 12) 

Highest Debut (No. 72) – “Emotion,” Helen Reddy 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “My Boy,” Elvis Presley (from No. 69 to No. 42) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Changes,” Loggins & Messina 

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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