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Brandon Mills is a Marine Corp Veteran and poet. He is also an alumni of The Bachelor. I like this song a lot.
From the album Richard Scarry Lied to Me - we have our first listen to this UK band whose song moves from indie rock to agit folk and beyond.
Next up, we have the second single from this Southern California singer-songwriter. We featured his debut single previously.
From the ambitious album Peter Stampfel's 20th Century - which features 100 songs spanning the last century - a fine cover of the song that made me a lifelong Joe Jackson fan.
Next up, we have the title track from the debut album by this Belgium band - a fine debut.
Next up, we have the lead track from the debut EP by this indie rock band from New Zealand. Cool stuff.
And we close out this segment of music with the title track from the 2nd album by this Australian singer-songwriter who has Mexican and Yaqui blood. Super proud of this playlist that we are 31 songs deep and have such a wonderful song.
Featured Friday Playlist
Wednesday Morning Shuffle
"Ghetto" by Tito Montana (from Why Not Me? 2.0 - 2017)
First up, we have a track from this independent hip-hop artist from Poughkeepsie, New York. We featured this album back in 2017.
"9 & 102" by Danny Trashville (from The Great Unknown - 2013)
I met Danny Trashville on the deck at The Basement East one night, and he wrote his bandcamp link on a napkin. I never saw him again, but I dig his album.
"Lost" by SLD (from Lost - 2020)
SLD stands for Sounds Like Digging. They are based in Brooklyn and make melodic pop rock of the highest caliber. This is a released from the latter part of 2020 and this marks their first appearance in our shuffle.
"My Life in the Stars" by Susan Anders (from 13 Women - 2021)
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Susan Anders has made a remarkable album about 13 remarkable women - some of whom you may have heard of (Helen Keller, Rosie the Riveter) and some who you may not have - like this song which about Henrietta Swan Leavitt - an astronomer who made major breakthroughs in star mapping and who didn't receive the deserved credit. The album is due out in March. So the video playlist features the one song which has been released - a song about another Henrietta. The whole album is wonderful and features a stellar cast of Nashville musicians and singers: Jim Hoke, Mary Rodgers, Kyshona Armstrong, Whit Hill, MJ Bishop, Nancy Terzian, Karen Leipziger and more.
"See Through" by Joy Cleaner (from You're So Jaded - 2019)
Next up, we have a track from the second album by this New Jersey band - which we featured a couple of years ago. Some of the best power pop I have heard in a while.
"Howling At The Moon" by The Mohawk Lodge (from Damaged Goods - 2013)
And finally, we dig back into the E2TG archives for a band and album we featured nearly 8 years ago. The Mohawk Lodge was the project of Canadian artist Ryder Havdale who has most recently released music under his own name and as R Y D E R. A great trip back to the earlier days of E2TG.
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