Again this year my music buying was mostly online from Bandcamp, high quality audio from Qobuz & 7digital and preordering mp3s and CDs from Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Here’s a playlist of everything on Spotify.
Here’s a playlist of everything on YouTube.
Here’s a playlist of everything available on SoundCloud.
|01.||Paula Cole||Shenandoah||Kinda need this version after the last two years.|
|02.||Butch Walker||F*ck It (I Don’t Like Love)||I’ve tried to leave profanity off these mixes, but this song just slaps.|
|03.||Christone “Kingfish” Ingram||662||Tasty blues.|
|04.||Adam Melchor||Moon In The Morning||Dream pop.|
|05.||Wet Leg||Chaise Longue||What if The Strokes were fronted by a woman?|
|06.||Billy Strings||Fire Line||Blurring the lines between jam band and bluegrass.|
|07.||Arlo Parks||Hurt||Smooth groove.|
|08.||Heartless Bastards||How Low||More groove.|
|09.||Snail Mail||Valentine||Like that 90’s dynamic.|
|10.||Black Pumas||Colors||You’ve probably heard it, but it’s still a great song.|
|11.||Bachelor||Stay In The Car||Nice noisy chorus.|
|12.||Steve Almaas||Goodbye Nicolina (feat. Gary Louris)||Gary Louris – duh.|
|13.||Valerie June||Smile||She’s got a fantastic new album – my favorite track.|
|14.||Anthony da Costa||Away From My Heart (ft. Anna Vogelzang)||He’s back to making his own music after excelling as a sideman.|
|15.||Wendi Dunlap||Season of Loss||New pop artist.|
|16.||The Fox Run Five||$20 Bill (For George Floyd)||Falcon Ridge favorites gather, and member Tom Prasada-Rao brings his moving song.|
|17.||Sarah Jarosz||Across The Canyon||I’m With Her member.|
|18.||Sara Watkins||Night Singing||Another I’m With Her member – if only Aoife’s album was coming out this year…|
|19.||Soft Skies (Chuck Andrada & Scott Brotemarkle)||Slowburn||Chuck & Scott from Fairfax’s Smartbomb get back together.|
|20.||Allison Russell||Persephone||Birds of Chicago singer goes solo.|
|21.||The War on Drugs||I Don’t Live Here Anymore (featuring Lucius)||Gives me a Tears for Fears vibe.|