On top of the other, visual changes to the website this year, I’ve decided to add YouTube links to the individual listings where available and relevant. I hope you enjoy. Nothing I’m too familiar or excited about this week, but things are always slow in the new year.
Baaba Maal – The Traveller
– Senegal’s most famous export, Baaba Maal returns for hit 11th studio album, this time with members of The Very Best and Mumford & Sons helping out. Album Trailer.
Brooke Waggoner – Sweven
– 4th album from the Nasvhille singer/songwriter. First single: “Widow Maker”.
Charles Lloyd and The Marvels – I Long To See You
– For his return to Blue Note records, sax player Charles Lloyd enlisted Bill Frisell and pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz (who has played with Daft Punk, Ryan Adams, Joni Mitchell, Fiona Apple, Matthew Sweet, Jon Brion, and Jackson Browne). Opening track: Bob Dylan’s “Master Of War” .
Daughter – Not To Disappear
– 2nd album from the British indie folk band. First single: “Doing The Right Thing“.
Dylan LeBlanc – Cautionary Tale
– Alternative Country artist who has played with Lucinda Williams, Calexico, Drive-By Truckers and Springsteen. Opening track: “Cautionary Tale“.
Majical Cloudz – Wait & See
– These are tracks that the electronic band was working at the same time as 2015’s Are You Alone? that they felt did not fit in with those tracks.
Skunk Anansie – Anarchytecture
– Brit-rock band mashes up styles in their 6th album. First single: “Love Someone Else”