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[new music roundup] 6.21.19

A few of my favorite new releases this week…

Cassius//Dreems

Repose en paix Philippe Zdar

Fruit Bats//Gold Past Life

Hatchie//Keepsake

Holy Ghost!//Work

Hot Chip//A Bath Full of Ecstasy 

Mannequin Pussy//Patience

Mark Ronson//Late Night Feelings

The Raconteurs//Help Us Stranger

Two Door Cinema Club//False Alarm

What are your favorite new releases this week?

[anticipation] Holidays Rule

More holiday tunes to look forward to!

Starbucks’ label, Hear Music, and Concord will release a compilation of artists covering holiday classics on Oct 30th.  Holidays Rule will feature the likes of The Civl Wars, Eleanor Friedberger, The Head and The Heart, Paul McCartney, Rufus Wainwright (who also has a touring Christmas show with his sister Martha), Sharon Van Etten, and many, many more.  Check out the complete track list while enjoying Rufus and Sharon’s rendition of one of favorites, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”.  Enjoy.

01 fun.: “Sleigh Ride”
02 The Shins: “Wonderful Christmastime”
03 Rufus Wainwright with Sharon Van Etten: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
04 Paul McCartney: “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”
05 Black Prairie: “(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag” [ft. Sallie Ford]
06 The Civil Wars: “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”
07 Calexico: “Green Grows the Holly”
08 AgesandAges: “We Need a Little Christmas”
09 Holly Golightly: “That’s What I Want For Christmas”
10 Irma Thomas with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band: “May Everyday Be Christmas”
11 Heartless Bastards: “Blue Christmas”
12 Eleanor Friedberger: “Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me”
13 Fruit Bats: “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
14 Y La Bamba: “Señor Santa”
15 The Punch Brothers: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
16 The Head and The Heart: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
17 Andrew Bird: “Auld Lang Syne”

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