Monday, August 31, 2015

Let's talk music

Today is going to be a music post. I like discovering new (sometimes to me) music but it doesn't seem to get discussed *too* much in the online circles I travel in. But I do pay attention when it does. I thought I would periodically create a playlist of songs that I'm listening to, new songs I like, old songs re-discovered, etc. Don't know what the frequency of these playlists will be, or even if there will be interest, but I hope you guys get something out of them. Whenever possible I'll link to a playable version of the song but I won't load this post up with embedded videos. So, if you like this kind of thing let me know. Give some of the songs a listen too and tell me if you like any of them.


September 2015 Mix

Till the Casket Drops by ZZ Ward

Drive My Car by Curtis Harding

Old Time Religion by Parker Milsap

My Service Isn't Needed Anymore by Caleb Stine

Coming Home by Leon Bridges

Bringing the Boys Home by Zane Campbell

Dearly Departed by Shakey Graves

I Broke Wahoo's Leg by Sweet GA Brown

Deadman's Blues by Matt Woods

Raggy Levy by Jake Xerxes Fussell

She's Got You by Rhiannon Giddens

Roll Up Your Sleeves by Meg Mac

Jesus Was a Capricorn Lyrics by Kris Kristofferson

Suicide Sal by Karen Jonas

Dynamite by Tami Neilson

I Ride at Dawn by Ben Harper  

What are you listening to now? Discovered anything new? Want to pull together your own mix? Let me know.


Scott D. Parker said...

Walk the Moon (new to me latest album)

John Adams (composer): Absolute Jest

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

Burlap to Cashmere: Freedom Souls

Jurassic World soundtrack

Slade (just discovered them this summer)

David Sanborn: Time and the River

Kristopher said...

I am a huge fan of Rhiannon Giddens and if you haven't listened to The New Basement Tapes which features her, Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and more singing the unused lyrics by Bob Dylan, you simply must. The documentary film about the process of making that CD is also fascinating.

Todd Mason said...

The monthly roundelay Scott Parker started some years back, and which has continued:

August's Underappreciated Music: the links