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Published on February 15th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 15, 2022



“flora + fana,” Fana Hues – March 25

“Dogs and Alcohol,” Kathleen Edwards – April 1

“(watch my moves),” Kurt Vile – April 15

“Let’s Say for Instance,” Emeli Sandé – May 6

“Every Single Thing,” Will Joseph Cook – May 20

“Now and Then,” Eliza & The Delusionals – May 20

“Nothing Natural,” Search & Seizure – May 20

“Blue Skies,” Dehd – May 27

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“Anything Is Possible (Deluxe Edition),” Debbie Gibson – March 18

“Marigold Sky (Expanded Edition),” Daryl Hall & John Oates – March 25

“B Sides & Rarities, Vol. 2,” Rumer – April 22


“We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank,” Modest Mouse – March 18


“Hip Hop Heresies: Queer Aesthetics in New York City,” Shanté Paradigm Smalls – June 28

“Swimming with the Blowfish: Hootie, Healing, and One Hell of a Ride,” Jim Sonefeld – June 28

“Long Road: Pearl Jam and the Soundtrack of a Generation,” Steven Hyden – Sept. 27

“Coming Home,” Sharon Osbourne – Oct. 25

“ABBA at 50,” Carl Magnus Palm – Nov. 8

“Prince on Prince: Interviews and Encounters,” Arthur Lizie – Nov. 15


“C’mon, C’mon,” Joaquin Phoenix, Gaby Hoffmann, Scoot McNairy, Woody Norman, et al – April 12

“The Good Fight: Season Five,” Christine Baranski, Michael Boatman, Cush Jumbo, et al – May 3

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“The Ocean,” Bob Mould (a new EP featuring three solo acoustic live performances; Hear here; Merge)

“imposter syndrome,” Mae Krell (four-song EP; Hear here; Apple Music; BITCH music)

“Memory Lanes,” Disorientations (new single: “Watching You Go”; Hear here; [PIAS] Recordings)

“Just North of Hell,” Cloverhill (producer: Grant Henderson; guests: Derek Sherinian, Sarah Jenkinson, Steve Harrop; first single: “Radio”; Hear here; Cloverhill)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Like Exploding Stones, Kurt Vile |
Electric Gypsy, Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs
Roses, Rumer |
Junk Man, Jon Spencer & the HITmakers
Dance With Somebody, Conor Maynard
Black Be the Source, Fly Anakin |
Storm Behind a Window, Francis Alban Blake |
Into the Unknown, Lukas Rossi & Matty Shreds
Ke No Importe Na, Frijo |
Mrs. Moo, Ethan Woods
Burning, Teen Idle |
I Am a Youth That’s Inclined to Ramble, Cinder Well x Jim Ghedi |
Best of Me, Josh Ramsay feat. Dallas Smith
The Wailing, Ghosts of Torrez |
Drunk on Love, RōZY
It Was Red, Jesse Lopez |
Wash, Keeley Forsyth
Ode to the Road, Dan Horne |
Here, Yemi Alafifuni
Prettiest Dress, Yasi
Tycho, Maeve Steele


Brian Holland (81)
Glyn Johns (80)
Mick Avory (78)
Henry Threadgill (78)
John Helliwell [Supertramp] (77)
Melissa Manchester (71)
Jake E. Lee (65)
Ali Campbell (63)
Mikey Craig (62)
Birdman (53)
Brandon Boyd (46)
Ronnie Vannucci [The Killers] (46)
Adam Granduciel [The War on Drugs] (43)
Conor Oberst (42)
Matt Hoopes [Relient K] (41)
Gary Clark Jr. (38)
Megan Thee Stallion (27)


Vanity (1959-2016)

Ray Evans (1915-2007)

Ethel Merman (1908-1984)

Karl Richter (1926-1981)

Mike Bloomfield (1943-1981)

Little Walter (1930-1968)

Nat King Cole (1919-1965)


“Talk to me, don’t lie to me
Save your breath”

 RELEASED ON FEB. 15 … IN 1975 

“Fly By Night,” Rush (their second album, featuring the title track; producers: Rush, Terry Brown; Mercury)


King Louie Bankston (The Exploding Hearts)

Sandhya Mukherjee (legendary Bengali singer)


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