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Brittany Spencer – Sober and Skinny

Over the last year, due almost entirely to the podcast Cocaine and Rhinestones, I have found myself revisiting county music.

If you haven't listened, you should. I would start with the  three part series on "Harper Valley PTA" or the episode on the Kershaw Brothers, especially if you love Neil Young (E-6 signal).

I preface with that as a way of saying for the best of 2021 I would have liked to post any number of the songs I discovered from that podcast. Maybe one day I can get a month to share some of these things. Then again I may get booed out by jobu if I try that.

Instead here is something from 2021 that makes me think of the best parts of classic country music with the best parts of today's music. This song is tragic and funny in a way that only country music can be. It feels like John Prine or Bobby Braddock could have written this song and no one would question it

Just great stuff. I hope you enjoyed.

 

 

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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – A 1000 Times

FTLT (the citizen that alerted the citizenry to the likes of Alabama Shakes and Courtney Barnett long before everyone else figured it out, who also used to be a DJ, contributor, and frequent commenter as well as being known as somewhat of a basketball enthusiast (in the case that anyone is unfamiliar)) causally dropped a mention in a FMD a little bit back. I've learned to listen when the hitman does so.

A collaboration between the lead singer of The Walkmen and one of the main cogs of Vampire Weekend, their album is a whirling plunge through genres, eras, and textures, but all with a distinctly original sound that I hope they explore on another album or two. Anyway, this song has been between lowkey to rock-climber's grip stuck in my head for the past few weeks now.


Sep 2016

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Feeder – Piece by Piece

Greetings Citizens. Be forewarned, my tastes - although they do encompass a wide assortment of genres - are fairly pedestrian when compared to the great variety displayed weekly by hitman and jobu (and others). The videos this week may not push many boundaries or broaden many horizons musically, but its music I like and I had a blast putting it all together. Enjoy. Or don't...

 

First up is Feeder, a run-of-the-mill British alternative/grunge band. I like most of their catalogue, but I love this song.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar9eSNIxfjA

Enjoy your week off boys.

 

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