“Maintain,” downset. – June 10

“Lost Dialect,” Eric Hilton – July 1

“This Mess We’re In,” Arlo McKinley – July 15

“Fear Fear,” Working Men’s Club – July 15

“Bob Marley & The Chineke! Orchestra,” Bob Marley & The Chineke! Orchestra – new release date, July 22

“Colder Streams,” The Sadies – July 22

“‘Hello, Hi’,” Ty Segall – July 22

“&,” Eric Church – Aug. 19

“Moments of Madness,” Hugh Cornwell – Oct. 7

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“Uptown Top Ranking,” Althea and Donna – July 29

“Summertime Dream,” Gordon Lightfoot – July 29

“I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One (25th Anniversary Edition),” Yo La Tengo – July 29

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“More About Nothing,” Wale (17-track mixtape; Hear here; Every Blue Moon / EMPIRE)

“Love & Algorhythms,” Seratones (producer: Paul Butler; Hear here; On Tour; New West)

“Never Heavy,” Never Heavy (producer: Steve Alex; first single: “Sensation”; Hear here; Vital)

“Lingonberry,” Deaf Lingo (Lövely)

“unknown,” Wesley Dean (producer: Justin Cortelyou; new single: “Leave Adelaide Alone”; Hear here; Hall of Flames / AHP)

“BRAND NEW YOU,” Nick Ward (new single: “ALIEN”; Hear here; Hunnydew Recordings

“Into the Light Volume 1,” Faithless Town (See here; Faithless Town)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

13 1 18 25 (6 5 1 20. 17 21 9 14 17 21 9 19), Yann Tiersen |
Remember Me, Seth Walker |
The Sky Is Blue Because the Sunset Is Red, Quelle Chris feat. MoRuf, Pink Siifu |
Purple & Prince, COASTCITY |
All the Junk on the Outskirts, Iceage |
One of One, Huey Mack
On a Sunday Night, Kid Moxie |
Stalking, 1nonly feat. Shady Moon
Divine Surrendering, Doe Paoro
Natural Beauty, Fokus |
Fading Out, Pentire |


Judy Collins (83)
Rita Coolidge (77)
Nick Fortuna [The Buckinghams] (76)
Ray Parker Jr. (68)
Wayne Hancock (57)
Tim McGraw (55)
D’Arcy Wretzky (54)
Tina Campbell (48)

Getting caught up …

April 30 Birthdays: Willie Nelson (89), Wayne Kramer (74), Merrill Osmond (69), Wonder Mike (65), Robert Reynolds (60), J.R. Richards [Dishwalla] (55), Turbo B [Snap!] (55), Clark Vogeler [Toadies] (53), Chris “Choc” Dalyrimple (51), Chris Henderson (51), Carolyn Dawn Johnson (51), Akon (49), Jeff Timmons [98 Degrees] (49), Amanda Palmer (46), Justin Vernon (41), Lloyd Banks (40), Tyler Wilkinson (38), Brandon Lancaster (33), Travis Scott (31)


May 1:

Chris Kelly [Kris Kross] (1978-2013)

Sergio Franchi (1926-1990)

Hugo Peretti (1916-1986)

Spike Jones (1911-1965)

April 30:

Tony Allen (1940-2020)

Ben E. King (1938-2015)

Muddy Waters (1913-1983)

Lester Bangs (1949-1982)


“Making mistakes is a part
Of life’s imperfections”


“Clouds,” Joni Mitchell (her second album, featuring “Both Sides, Now” and “Chelsea Morning”; it won a Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance; producers: Mitchell, Paul A. Rothchild; Reprise)


“High Voltage,” AC/DC (their first internationally released album contained tracks from their first two Australian-only LPs, “High Voltage” and “T.N.T.”; featuring “T.N.T.,” “It’s a Long Way to the Top [If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll]” and “High Voltage”; producers: Harry Vanda, George Young; Atlantic)


Naomi Judd (matriarch of The Judds)

Judy Henske (folk singer-songwriter)

Gabe Serbian (The Locust)

Régine (French disco pioneer)


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