Updates + Additions

New Releases

“SKYLLUMINA,” Ruth Goller – March 1

“à Fleur de Peau,” Cyrille Aimé – March 8

“Visions,” Norah Jones – March 8

“The Road Back Home,” Loreena McKennitt – March 8

“No,” Tomato Flower – March 8

“Trail of Flowers,” Sierra Ferrell – March 22

“bright future,” Adrianne Lenker – March 22

“Change Is Now: A Tribute to The Byrds,” Christian Parker – March 22

“This Could Be Texas,” English Teacher – April 12

“Eye to the Ear,” Cosmo Sheldrake – April 12

“All Back to Mine,” BANNERS – April 19

“It All Comes Down to This,” A Certain Ratio – April 19

“This Ain’t the Way You Go Out,” Lucy Rose – April 19

“Standing on Giant Shoulders,” Seafood Sam – April 19

“~mAntras~,” Alien Ant Farm – April 26


“Live At Shea Stadium 1982,” The Who – March 1

“Moving Away From The Pulsebeat: Post Punk Britain 1978-1981,” various artists – March 29


“The Modern Sound of Betty Carter,” Betty Carter – Feb. 23

“Smack Up,” Art Pepper Quintet – Feb. 23

“Power to the People,” Joe Henderson – March 15

“At the Black Hawk Vol. 1,” Shelly Manne & His Men – March 15

DVD + Blu-ray

“Berserk: The Complete 1997 TV Series,” various actors – March 26

“Dogfight (The Criterion Collection),” River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, et al – April 30

Music Books

“Do It Anyway: Don’t Give Up Before It Gets Good,” Tasha Cobbs Leonard – May 7

New Music Friday: Jan. 26, 2024

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Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Choke On My Heart,” Haiden (eight-song EP; new single: “Fresh Blood”; Hear here; LAVA / Republic)

“The Observatory,” Dreamers Delight (Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Going Through It,” Eliza McLamb (producer: Sarah Tudzin; Royal Mountain)

“Glory Daze Vol. V,” King Dream (Hear here; King Dream)

“The House Will Always Win,” Divining Rod (five-song EP; Hear here; Kilipaki Records)

“To Live a Wild Life,” Daniel Isaiah (new single: “Brock Avenue”; Hear here; Daniel Isaiah)

Rhythmatic, systematic world control / Magnetic, genetic, to match your soul

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Where Do We Go, Andra Day 
F*ck My Life Up Again, Marcus King 
Rumble Strip, Ben Howard 
Spicy Crab, Bolis Pupul 
Satellite, Valentino Khan feat. Bipolar Sunshine 
Outside, Kanak 
Summerland, Lacy J. Dalton 
Home, Good Neighbours 
Skin and Bones, David Kushner 
A Different Kind of Year, Cory Marks 
Flying High, Regent 
Coming Home, Zye Ca$h 
I’d Rather Be, Pleasure Pill 
Dream police, Mk.gee & Two Star 
Behind Every Cloud, Melina Coolen 
I See You, Destani’s Piece feat. Petros Sakelliou & Destiny Muhammad 
When You Can’t Resist, Diamond Cafe 
Matsutaké, Caméra 
Take Me Back, JB Elwood 
When We Kiss, Kellie Loder 
Bless the Broken Road, Boyce Avenue 
Fever Baby, James Black 
Back in Time, Georgia Reed 


Laurie Johnson (“The Avengers” composer)

Marlena Shaw (R&B singer best known for “California Soul”)

Mary Weiss (lead singer of The Shangri-Las)

Luis Vasquez (singer-songwriter known as the Soft Moon)

Pluto Shervington (reggae singer)

This Week In … 1974

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Show and Tell,” Al Wilson 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Americans,” Byron MacGregor (from No. 33 to No. 17) 

Highest Debut (No. 82) – “Dark Lady,” Cher 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Americans (A Canadian’s Opinion),” Gordon Sinclair (from No. 98 to No. 62) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Meadows,” Joe Walsh  

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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