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Pause & Play Today: Nov. 29, 2023

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New Releases

“Heartless Fools,” Jordan Munson – Jan. 19, 2024

“Raspberry Park,” The Weeklings – Jan. 19, 2024

“Don’t Take It Personal,” Dizzee Rascal – Feb. 9, 2024

“This Is Me … Now,” Jennifer Lopez – release date, Feb. 16, 2024

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?,” Nouvelle Vague – Feb. 16, 2024

“10,000 Volts,” Ace Frehley – Feb. 23, 2024

“Daniel,” Real Estate – Feb. 23, 2024

“Profane Prayer,” Suicidal Angels – March 1, 2024

“Glasgow Eyes,” The Jesus and Mary Chain – March 8, 2024

“Letter to Yu,” Bolis Pupul – March 8, 2024

“Hey Panda,” High Llamas – March 29, 2024

“A Place In Your Heart,” Gabrielle – May 10, 2024


“The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (10th Anniversary Edition),” Eminem – Feb. 9, 2024

“SAM Records Anthology: The Sound of New York City 1975-1983,” various artists – Feb. 9, 2024


“At Their Very Best: Live From Madison Square Garden,” The 1975 – Dec. 15

“A New Life (50th Anniversary Edition),” The Marshall Tucker Band – Feb. 2, 2024

“Alabama 1975 (The Tuscaloosa Broadcast),” Buckingham Nicks – Feb. 16, 2024

“Show No Mercy (40th Anniversary Edition),” Slayer – Feb. 16, 2024

Music Books

“The Carpenters: every album, every song,” Carpenters – Feb. 26, 2024


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Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

​​”Murmurate,” Richard Walters (new single: “Philip Seymour Hoffman”; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“House Mouse,” Linying (four-song EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Iridescence,” Mermaid (L.A. alt-R&B duo’s debut album; new single: “Thrivin'”; See here; Fat Marker)

“The Flower Than Knew,” DijahSB (producers: Clairmont the Second, Harrison, Cheap Limousine; Hear here; Lowly)

“Elation,” Cactus Flowers (Texas psych-rock group’s second album; See here; People.Parties.Places.)

“A Hole Forever,” Spunsugar (Swedish trio’s second album; Hear here; Adrian Recordings)

“All In,” Brii Elliss (six-song EP; Hear here; Synematik Musicworld LLC)

“Memorial,” Rich Hinman (Hear here; Colorfield)

“This Candle Is For You,” SPEARMINT (new single: “The Most Secret Agent in the World”; Hear here; WIAIWYA records)

“Do You Recall,” Dori Freeman (producer: husband Nicholas Falk; See here; Blue Hens Music)

“ManneKin The EP,” Jalen Harris (four-song EP; See here; Jalen Harris Music)

“Intiha,” Ali Sethi & Nicolás Jaar (See here; Other People)

“The Recently Beautiful,” Joshua Van Tassel (new single: “Once You’ve Gone”; Hear here; Backward Music)

My love must be a kind of blind love / I can't see anyone but you

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Bubblegum Dog, MGMT 
Play Innocent, Craig Wedren 
girl in a china shop, Caroline Romano 
Want It Bad, Winifred 
Perceive Yourself, Magenta Moon 
Friends Before, Sam Hart
The Window, Ruthven 
Bucket, Alan Ward 
Dangerous, Bad Marriage 
Will I Ever Find a Home?, The Irrepressibles
Loveless Love, Action Forever 
Heartless Fools, Jordan Munson 
Wake the Dead, Mighty One 
Someone’s Gonna Get You, The Effens feat. The OBGMs & DENZ JUNIOR 
I Thank God, Paige King Johnson 
She’s Drugs, M’Grasker 
Get Down (Get Down Tonight), TJ Bridgewater 
When I’m Alone, Rosa Mack
Dancing Out in the Dark, Bugeye 
Leave the Rain Outside, Birdmask 
Worst in Me, Ava King 
Mere Slaughter, Mutes


Scott Kempner (founding member of The Dictators and Del-Lords)

Jean Knight (R&B legend who scored No. 1 with “Mr. Big Stuff”)

Les Maguire (keyboardist for Gerry and the Pacemakers)

Jim Salestrom (longtime member of Dolly Parton’s band)

Geordie Walker (Killing Joke guitarist)

Marty Krofft (co-creator of “H.R. Pufnstuf,” producer of “Donny & Marie Show,” etc.)

This Week In … 2002

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 –“Lose Yourself,” Eminem 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 and Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Air Force Ones,” Nelly feat. Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee (from No. 40 to No. 23) 

Highest Debut (No. 62) – “Beautiful,” Christina Aguilera 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “The Ketchup Song (Hey Hah),” Las Ketchup 

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