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Published on October 4th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Oct. 4, 2021



“Small Town Dreamer,” Daryl Mosley – Nov. 5

“Time Flies,” Ladyhawke – new release date, Nov. 19

“Soaked In Indigo Moonlight,” Parris – Nov. 19

“Turning to Crime,” Deep Purple – Nov. 26

“KICK ii,” Arca – Dec. 3

“Churches,” LP – new release date, Dec. 3

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »


“Another Side,” Leo Nocentelli – Nov. 19


“Pink Friday (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” Nicki Minaj – Nov. 19

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Goodbye Honolulu,” Goodbye Honolulu (producers: Ben Cook, Tony Price; Hear here; Stray Dog)

“Mild Fantasy Violence,” dwi (Hear here; Apple Music; Light Organ)

“Weatherman,” Hush Kids (six-song EP; producer: Ian Fitchuk; Hear here; Apple Music; Tone Tree Music)

“I Never Thought That You Were Listening,” Jenny Kern (four-song EP; new single: “Alone”; Hear here; Apple Music; Jenny Kern)

“Jamesville,” Coda Facto (five-song EP; new single: “She”; Hear here; Apple Music; Alexr Group)

“Blue Spring,” edapollo (Hear here; Apple Music; Opine)

“Loose Ends,” Annabel Gutherz (Hear here; Apple Music; Annabel Gutherz)

“Black Boys Look Blue,” Myles Cameron (six-song EP; Hear here; Apple Music; Myles Cameron / Independent)

“No Time for That,” Meridian B (four-song EP; Hear here; Apple Music; Tirk)

“Stage Fright at 50 – An Ovation from Nashville,” The Rock House All Stars (producers: John Heithaus, Kevin McKendree; guests: Oliver Wood, Lee Roy Parnell, Seth James, Colin Linden, Greg Mayo, Lindsey Kate, etc.; Hear here; Apple Music; Pure Music Nashville)

“A Blue August Journey,” Howard Lull (See here; Blue August Music)

“Boots,” Madeline Hawthorne (Read here; Apple Music; Hawthorne)

“Connectivity,” Grace Petrie (new single: “Storm to Weather”; Robot Needs Home)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Flawless, Guwop Reign |
Better Off, SLUMBERJACK feat. Lucy Lucy |
Lies, Ori Kawa & The Entals |
Killer Instinct, Noisecide |
Fallings Not Goodbye, Rhonda Head |
Modern Toy, Glove |
The Love We Once Knew, BlackieBlueBird |
after3nogoodcomes2me, Noah Klein |
About Her, Aaron Pollock |
Save Me, Butch Parnell
Colorful, OK MAYDAY |


Leroy Van Dyke (92)
Clifton Davis (76)
Jim Fielder [Blood, Sweat & Tears] (74)
Russell Simmons (64)
Barbara Kooyman [Timbuk 3] (63)
Chris Lowe (62)
Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard [Sawyer Brown] (61)
Jon Secada (60)
Vanessa Daou (54)
Heidi Newfield [Trick Pony] (51)
M. Ward (48)
Richard Reed Parry [Arcade Fire] (44)
Robbie Bennett [The War on Drugs] (43)
Marc Roberge [O.A.R.] (43)
Lena Katina [t.A.T.u.] (37)
Jessica Benson [3LW] (34)
Leigh-Anne Pinnock [Little Mix] (30)


Dave Pike (1938-2015)

Art Farmer (1928-1999)

Danny Gatton (1945-1994)

Glenn Gould (1932-1982)

Janis Joplin (1943-1970)

 RELEASED ON OCT. 4 IN … 1974 

“Walls and Bridges,” John Lennon (his fifth studio album, featuring his first No. 1 hit, “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night,” with Elton John on piano and harmony vocals, and “#9 Dream”; producer: Lennon; Apple)


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