From The Music Desk

Weekly updates on the freshest tunes added to the KBUT shelves!

compiled by Music Director Bonnie Gollhofer

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New Music

New Music Added
June 19, 2018

RIYL: Recommended If You Like
*indicates MD pick
 
Bluegrass
Deeper Shade Of Blue Steam – Carolina-grass and gospel shine on traditional originals and familiar tunes alike.
 
*Melissa Carper & Rebecca Patek Brand New Old-Time Songs(slipcase) Artfully-penned and delicately-voiced original takes on timeless folk and bluegrass.
 
*Slocan Ramblers Queen City JubileeAn equally delightful mix of tradition and innovation on mostly collectively-written tunes.
 
Yard Sale Every Day – Refreshingly raw and unconventional outfit reminds of an unruly Wood Brothers.
 
Folk/Americana
Danny Fishman What I Meant To SayPerceptive songwriter waxes poetic on the innocence of first heartbreaks.
 
World
Anjelique Kidjo Remain In Light(slipcase) Vibrant interpretation of the classic Talking Heads album.
 
Jazz
*Onyx Collective Lower East Side Suite Pt. 3 Free-spirited outfit with a punk rock mentality reflects the tribulations of gentrification.
 
R+R=Now Collagically Speaking – Robert Glasper’s latest R&B-infused project incorporates vocal manipulation and more electronic elements.
 
The Stanley Clarke Band The Message – New, genre-diverse works from the Grammy-winning bassist and co.
 
Electronic
*Bulkhead Aft PressureBlips and bloops with an industrial undercurrent.
 
*Claptone FantastNu-disco/electro stylings with guest vocals honed to precision.
 
*Leon Vynehall Nothing Is Still – Occasionally unsettling, atmospheric soundtrack to a larger-scale project documenting the artist’s family history.
 
R&B/Groove/Soul
*Talos Wild AleeIrish soul/pop/ R&B artist similar to James Blake.
 
*Tower Of Power Soul Side Of TownRetro vibes abound and “find the group as energized and inspired as ever.”
 
Reggae
Mad Caddies Punk Rocksteady A nice plate of ska/punk covers.
 
Various Gotcha Covered – Classic tunes interpreted by up-and-coming artists.
 
 
Rock
Cowboy Junkies All That ReckoningStark moments juxtaposed with others of reflective beauty.
 
Danger Silent Out Of Oblivion - Pretty solid screamo/metal.
 
The Essex Green Hardly Electronic‘90s indie kids eloquently deliver the twee on a reunion record of sorts.
 
Hana Vu How Many Times Have You Driven ByTeen bedroom-popper keeps it chill with finesse beyond her years.
 
*The Innocence Mission Sun On The SquareElegantly constructed and reminiscent of Joanna Newsom.
 
Johnny Marr Call The CometGuitarist for The Smiths and Modest Mouse does engaging arena rock well.
 
Kevin Krauter Toss UpSatisfying indie pop nuggets from a member of Hoops.
 
Kris Gruen Coast & RefugeEffervescent and enjoyable pop/rock songwriting.
 
Momma InterloperLo-fi bedroom pop drawn from the ennui of surburbia.
 
*Mourn Sorpresa FamiliaCool, shout-y post-punk hailing from Spain.
 
UNI UNIGlam, psych, and blues in highly-stylized fashion.
 
We Are Scientists Megaplex – Driving, synth-sparked pop/rock.
 
Worth Worth – (slipcase) A soulful pop, rock, and folk conglomeration. RIYL: Shakey Graves
 
Singles Club
 
Amos Lee “No More Darkness, No More Light” – Softly recalls Graceland-era Paul Simon.

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