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Okay... so I had a long commute to a training class, and I am pressed for time... so I am going to have to be very brief with my descriptions (especially on artist I've written about before and recently). It will be the same tomorrow....
Here goes... Sorry to be so brief... more on all of these artist/albums later.
"Trust" + "Tiger Pudding" by Life in a Blender
Two tracks from Happy Enough, the latest album by this band from Brooklyn. Rebecca Weiner-Tompkins of Conrad y Skordalia appears on a few tracks on this album.
"Lazarus" by Bark
More good stuff from Year of the Dog by E2TG Faves - Bark of Knoxville.
"Resurrection Mary" by John Dennis
This may be a repeat but it's a great song. Nashville singer-songwriter John Dennis from his album Second Wind. Dennis's birthday was the same day as mine - a week ago this past Sunday.
"message to the dsn" by si,irene
A first listen. From an album called BEE by this Japanese (I think) band. I'll have more about them as I have time.
"Pedal to the Metal" by Matt Tanner
Another track from the forthcoming self-titled album Matt Tanner. His album was recorded here in Nashville.
"Traveling Mercy" by Christine Rosander
I think this is our first listen to Been a Long Time (which comes out Friday) from L.A. Singer-songwriter Christine Rosander.
"Pariah Stomp" + "Get Me Outta Here" by Broken Guru
A couple more tracks from the new album by Broken Guru. The album is called Violets Exposed to Radiation. Good, loud rock and roll.
"Baby Come Home" by Tim Easton
Another track from Easton's forthcoming acoustic album Paco and the Melodic Polaroids. Great stuff.
"Gonna Rock" by AJ Ghent J-Ent
Another first listen - from the forthcoming The Neo Blues Project. Atlanta, GA artist AJ Ghent (J-Ent). Expect to hear much more.
"The Star Spangled Banner" by Charlie Smyth
How about our National Anthem from The Way I Feel by Charlie Smyth.
"Albania" by Discount Ravoli
A six second... song... from Baby Arms Sessions. Please note, there are now some Discount Ravioli videos on YouTube. Not this track but songs from their concept album Captain Fettuccine and the Quest for The Champ on Earth II.
"Patient, Patient Man" by Marie/LePanto
Another track from Tenkiller. My prediction is that this will end up being one of my favorite albums of 2018.
"The Ignite Song" by Ugggy
E2TG Artist of the Year - another track from the synesthesia tape.
"Bittersweet" by Matthew Sweet
From Tomorrow Forever.
"Rose Rose" by Rayvon Pettis
E2TG Artist of the Year from Dying Light.
"Give God the Blues" by Phil Madeira
From Strange Freedom: Songs of Love and Protest. Legendary Nashville musician, songwriter, and producer Phil Madeira. A great song.
"Drool" by Raven King
Our first listen to this alt rock band from Providence, Rhode Island. From their recently released self-titled album.
"Why Don't You Stop It" by Red's Blues
And - last but not least, another track from You Knock Me Out.