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Well...well...well... we've reached the mid-point of this work week.
Last night's Kevn Kinney/Peter Case show at The Basement East was every bit as awesome as I expected. Case opened with "Walk in the Woods" - the song that first introduced me to his classic self-titled debut solo album and Kinney followed that with the title track from his equally classic solo debut, MacDougal Blues. For the next couple of hours, they traded songs and stories...
"Losing the Feel" by Kansas Bible Company
The Nashville based 12-piece gets the shuffle off to a rousing start this this track from their recent Dad's Day EP.
"Circular Fever" by The Tourists
Another great song from the aptly titled Should Have Been Greatest Hits. The Tourist - in case you missed my previous posts - were an awesome late 70s/early 80s Power Pop band which featured Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart before they were The Eurhythmics.
"Evelyn" by Jeremy Gluck/Robert Coyne
For a while there, we seemed to be posting a different song from Jeremy Gluck's Memory Deluxe: I Knew Buffalo Bill 2 just about every day. As hard as it is to believe, we still have a couple of songs from that album which have not been posted. This is one. It's really good to hear more of this great album.
"Loving Down" by Hugh Trimble
Another song that has been hanging around the shuffle for a while. I first heard Hugh Trimble on a Mama Coco's Funky Kitchen compilation. This song is from his album, neighborpoem, and is a good reminder of why I dig his music so much.
"Don't Stop Trying" by Carl Anderson
Back in March, ahead of the release of his album Risk of Loss (which we have been featuring), Carl Anderson released a Noisetrade sampler that includes some tracks for that then forthcoming album alongside some older tracks like this one from his 2012 Wolftown.
"Behind the Mouth" by Broken Guru
Another track from Bent Up Halo - the high-energy debut from this New York Alt-Rock band.
"Bloodsoaked" by The Killing Condition
So far this week, we have explored traditional bluegrass, ambient art pop, pure country, contemporary classic, various styles of indie and alternative rock, folksy stuff and even some Americanaesque music. Up until this point, we have not had any death metal in the shuffle this week. Happily, we rectify this oversight and up the ante with some Extreme Brutal Death Metal from Saratoga Springs , New York. The band just began recording their new album, Broken Down Morals.
"A Little God in My Hands" by Swans
We close out the day's shuffle with a seven minute song from the reunited experimental/noise rock band. The track was on the band's 2014 album To Be Kind. We got if off that Big Ears Festival Sampler which we featured a song off of yesterday.