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Published on February 4th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Feb. 4, 2022

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Black Summer, Red Hot Chili Peppers |
Do We Have A Problem?, Nicki Minaj & Lil Baby |
emo girl, Machine Gun Kelly feat. WILLOW |
Everything’s Electric, Liam Gallagher |
Cigarettes, Juice WRLD |
SAOKO, Rosalía |
Tomorrow, John Legend & Nas & Florian Picasso |
This Summer’s Day, Sitting On Stacy |
Love Died In Our Arms (Lee Scratch Perry Remix), Dot Allison |
I Guess That Was Goodbye, Lyn Lapid |
Brag, LAYA feat. Fivio Foreign |
Loser, Reyanna Maria |
M. Lonely, Elephant Stone |
Perfect, Ali Gatie |
Demon Child, Nue |
Amin, ClayRocksU |
Shabbadapp, Mob Dylan |
Say Nothing, Flume feat. MAY-A |

 MORE NEW SONGS  (bonus coverage; click on title to stream)

I’m Gonna Let Her, Cole Swindell |
Freaks & Geeks, Oliver Tree |
God Is a Freak, Peach PRC |
Turn Down the Voices (from the film “Slapface”), Curtis Braly |
Beach Boy, BENEE |
Somebody Was Gonna Find Out, Jane Ellen Bryant & Terra Lightfoot … from the podcast “Song Confessional”
WAR, ArrDee & Aitch |
I Won’t Go, The Selenites |
Mendelssohn’s Spring Song, Great Kat
Gone, Lucy Korts |
The Manatee (A Story of This World Pt III), Circuit des Yeux |



“MOTOMAMI,” Rosalía – release date + preorder links, March 18

“mainstream sellout,” Machine Gun Kelly – March 25

“Unlimited Love,” Red Hot Chili Peppers – April 1

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 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Dope Don’t Sell Itself,” 2 Chainz (guests: YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Lil Durk, Swae Lee, Moneybagg Yo, etc.; Hear here; Apple Music; Gamebread / Def Jam)

“pulp,” Winnetka Bowling League (guests: Demi Lovato, Sasha Alex Sloan; new single: “fiimy – fuck it, i miss you”; Hear here; RCA)

“People’s Champ,” Upchurch (guests: Boosie Badazz, Patty Lynn, Jelly Roll; Hear here; Apple Music; Holler Boy / Stonebaby Sounds)

“it’s a little complicated, but i’m okay,” Virginia To Vegas (Canadian alt-pop stylist Derik John Baker’s three-song EP; new single: “no excuses”; Hear here; Apply Music; Wax)

“Bitchcraft,” Bitch (new single: “Nothing In My Pockets”; See here; CD out Feb. 18; Vinyl out March 4; Kill Rock Stars)

“Season 1: Heartbeats,” ParisPanda (five-song EP; Hear here; Echo Orange)

“More,” SOKOJO (five-song EP; producer: Burak Yerebakan; new single: “More”; See here; LGN Recordings)

“EP 1,” Winifred (five songs; Hear here; MNRK Music Australia)

“Between Beach and Forest,” Between Beach and Forest (six-song EP; Apple Music; Between Beach and Forest)


John Steel [The Animals] (81)
Florence LaRue (80)
Alice Cooper (74)
Phil Ehart [Kansas] (71)
Tim Booth [James] (62)
Clint Black (60)
Noodles (59)
Dave Buchanan [Yankee Grey] (56)
Rick Burch [Jimmy Eat World] (47)
Natalie Imbruglia (47)
Cam’ron (46)
Gavin DeGraw (45)
Zoe Manville [Portugal. The Man] (38)

Getting caught up …

Feb. 3 Birthdays: Shawn Phillips (79), Dave Davies (75), Melanie (75), Lee Ranaldo (66), Lol Tolhurst (63), Linda Eder (61), Matraca Berg (58), Daddy Yankee (46), Jessica Harp (40), Sean Kingston (32)


Feb. 4:

Steve Lang [April Wine] (1949-2017)

Reg Presley [The Troggs] (1941-2013)

Donald Byrd (1932-2013)

Liberace (1919-1987)

Karen Carpenter (1950-1983)

Alex Harvey (1935-1982)

Louis Jordan (1908-1975)

Feb. 3:

Gwen Guthrie (1950-1999)

Lionel Newman (1916-1989)

Joe Meek (1929-1967)

The Day the Music Died – 1959: The Big Bopper (b. 1930), Buddy Holly (b. 1936) and Ritchie Valens (b. 1941)


“It’s time for the good times
Forget about the bad times”

 RELEASED ON FEB. 4 … IN 1986 

”Control,” Janet Jackson (her anthem to female empowerment generated five Top 5 singles, a first for a female artist; one of the singles, “When I Think of You,” became her first No. 1; producers: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis; A&M)

 RELEASED ON FEB. 3 … IN 1997 

”Earthling,” David Bowie (featuring “I’m Afraid of Americans” and “Dead Man Walking”; it was nominated for a Grammy for Best Alternative Music Performance, losing to Radiohead’s “OK Computer”; producers: Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Mark Plati; Virgin)


Norma Waterson (British folk singer)

John C. Koss (stereo headphone innovator)


> Spotify CEO Stands By Joe Rogan | New York Post

> Mitski, the U.S.’s Best Young Songwriter: ‘I’m a Black Hole Where People Dump Their Feelings’ | The Guardian

> The Biggest Reason ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Is a Hit | The Atlantic

> Amazon Spent $13 Billion on Film, TV and Music Content in 2021, up 18% | Variety

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