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Welcome to the working week! We start off what is shaping up to be a challenging week with a pretty diverse shuffle.... let's jump right in...
"Elemental Raven Storm" by The Great Game
We start off our week with another great song from the self-titled album by this innovative band from Europe. They say they make "New World Music", and I cannot argue with this. Unique sounds and great songs.
"Stone Blind Horses" by Ray Wylie Hubbard
From the latest album by the Texas legend. The album is called, "The Ruffian's Misfortune", and this song was one of my highlights from his Nashville show which was held a week ago yesterday.
"Cherry Bomb" by Tyler, The Creator
That's right, I followed up Ray Wylie Hubbard with Tyler the Creator. Actually, I didn't the shuffle did it. I'm just the guy who had both songs in my playlist. The title track from the new album (released April 13). Man, this is good.
"The Dawn Thief" by Whale Fall
So, we started off with some "New World Music", moved to some amazing Americana Roots music, shifted to some Hip-Hop... where do we go from there? How about some Instrumental, cinematic, progressive music. From their album, The Mandrean.
"It's You" by Mouth Reader
And from there... we move on to whatever it is that Mouth Reader does... Punk, Garage, Psychedelic... whatever it is, it is good... and, they released a pop up book record from Record Store Day 2015. See the Video Playlist for details. Their new EP is called Hands.
"Let it Be Me (Je t-appartiens)" by Skeeter Davis and Bobby Bare
Skeeter Davis and Bobby Bare covering an Everly Brothers' song? Of course, that will fit neatly into our shuffle right here. The original song was released in 1960, and this version was released in 1964.
"Put Out the Fire" by Tom Schreck
From Music City Legends to the Nashville Outsider (who happens to be one of the our city's finest songwriters from his album Save Your Glory.
"The Bugle Sounds Again" by Aztec Camera
Aztec Camera were one of my favorite bands from all those years ago. This song is from High Land, Hard Rain (their debut album).
"Chorus of Zombies" by The Ghoul Goes West
I love Zombies and I love The Ghoul Goes West, so it stands to reason... from their album, Ghosts and Bones and Blood and Things. One of my favorite "from the inbox" albums of this year.
"Cleveland County Blues" by John Moreland
And, we close out this first shuffle of the new week with a track from the amazing new album from John Moreland. The album is called High on Tulsa Heat, and it is a good one...