#660 – December 14, 2016 Playlist

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016


The 116 Best Recordings of 2016
(Part 2 of 4)

Wednesday MidDay Medley presented part-two, of our four-week special: The 116 Best Recordings of 2016. Based on playlists of this little ole radio show, we’ve compiled representative tracks from our favorite full-length and EP recordings of the year. We realize that these “Best of” lists can seem very subjective, however we ask that you please accept our list as a celebration of the year of music.

In 2016 we’ve played over 1000 different songs on the show, and from over 300 New & MidCoastal Releases. Over 40 of the bands and artists in our “Best of” list have actually joined us live and/or performed in our 90.1 FM studios. We’ve interviewed over 200 local and national guests. 70 of the representative recordings on our “Best of” list were MidCoastal Releases, produced by artists based here in the area. It’s all good!

Tune into 90.1 FM, Wednesdays in December, on the 21st, and 28th. We’ll be packing 8-hours of radio with music that represent: The 116 of Best Recordings of 2016!

Today, we counted down #87 through #59 of our list.

1. “Main Title Instrumental – It’s Showtime Folks”
from: Motion Picture Soundtrack to All That Jazz / Universal / Dec. 20, 1979
[WMM’s theme]

2. (87.) Piney Gir – “Tilt A Whirl”
from: Mr. Hyde’s Wild Ride / Greyday Records / February 19, 2016
[7th album from Piney Gir, also known as Angela Penhaligon, an American musician and singer, born and raised in the Bible Belt of the midwest in Kansas and now based in London. Growing up, secular music was forbidden to her. As a teenager, she rebelled against this upbringing and went to university where she majored in music with drums then voice as her instruments. In 1998 she relocated to London, England and joined the synth pop band Vic Twenty and released a single on Mute records label Credible Sexy Units and toured the UK and Europe with Erasure. As a solo artist, Piney’s musical style is predominately edgy indie-pop, although she has been described both as a musical “chameleon” and as “the indie Dolly Parton”. Piney is an established figure on the London music scene, and has toured extensively including appearances at Glastonbury festival, South by Southwest and CMJ music festival. She has collaborated with artists including Andy Ramsay of Stereolab, Rob Campanella from The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Eamon Hamilton from the band Brakes and British Sea Power and Simple Kid, and was a member of cult all-girl band The Schla La Las. Her songs have appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Hit & Miss, Made in Chelsea, Drifters, Waterloo Road, Being Human, Switch and in feature films: Nina Forever, You’re Not You, C’e Chi Dice No and American Girl.]

3. (86.) Vivien Goldman – “Same Thing Twice”
from: Resolutionary (Songs 1979-1982) / Staubgold Germany / May 20, 2016
[British journalist, writer and musician. She was born in London, August 25, 1954, the child of two German-Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. Goldman wrote for the music magazines NME, Sounds and Melody Maker about reggae, punk and post-punk. She was a member of The Flying Lizards, shared a flat with fellow NME journalist and The Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde. Goldman lived in Paris for a year and a half, where she was a member of new wave duo Chantage, which gained modest fame in France. She released the “Dirty Washing EP” in 1981, with tracks produced by John Lydon and Adrian Sherwood. The EP appeared first on Ed Bahlman’s iconic 99 Records imprint on June 3, 1981. In August 1981, two of the tracks from the EP, “Launderette” and “Private Armies,” were issued as a 7″ single in the UK. Later the song “Launderette” was included on Gomma Records’ “Anti NY” compilation and the Chicks On Speed-produced Girl Monster collection. In that year she also contributed vocals (on the track “Private Armies,” which is actually “Private Armies Dub,” or “P.A. Dub,” from the EP) to the New Age Steppers’ self-titled debut.]

4. (85.) Bat for Lashes – “In God’s House”
from: The Bride / Warner Bros -WEA / July 1, 2016
[4th album from English singer, Natasha Khan who was born to an English mother, Josie, and Pakistani father, squash player Rehmat Khan on October 25, 1979. She is better known by her stage name Bat for Lashes, a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She has released 4 studio albums, Fur and Gold (2006), Two Suns (2009), The Haunted Man (2012) and The Bride (2016), and received Mercury Prize nominations. Khan is also the vocalist for Sexwitch, a collaboration with the rock band Toy & producer Dan Carey.]

5. (84.) Deap Vally – “Smile More”
from: Femejism / Nevado Music / September 16, 2016
[2nd studio album from rock duo Deap Vally produced by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ guitarist Nick Zinner who makes an appearance in the video for the first single, Royal Jelly, which also featured the British model Georgia May Jagger, daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall. Deap Vally formed in formed in Los Angeles, California in 2011 with Lindsey Troy on guitar & vocals, and Julie Edwards on drums & vocals. Edwards was a member of The Pity Party, while Troy was performing in Los Angeles as a solo artist. The duo first met at a needlework class on Silver Lake, where Edwards taught Troy how to crochet. Deap Vally have since been described as “a scuzzy White Stripes-meets Led Zeppelin rock and roll duo.”]

6. (83.) Britta Phillips – “Ingrid Superstar”
from: Luck Or Magic / Double Feature Records / April 29, 2016
[Born June 11, 1963, Britta Phillips is a singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, and voice actor. Phillips’ music career spans more than 30 years. She came to prominence in the mid-1980s as the singing voice of the title character of the animated television series “Jem.” She has also been a member of the band Luna, and as one half of the duo, Dean & Britta, both with her husband Dean Wareham. For a few years, on and off, Phillips has been working on Luck Or Magic, her solo debut, which started off as a collaboration with the late dance producer Scott Hardkiss. The album finally came out. It has five original songs and five covers. The closing original track, “Ingrid Superstar,” was named after the former Andy Warhol superstar who disappeared in 1984 and has not been found. It’s a fitting reminder of Britta’s connection to Warhol, particularly on Dean & Britta’s 2009 release, 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests. About Ingrid Superstar: “In addition to her talents as a film comedienne, Ingrid Superstar also wrote short poems and prose pieces, which were occasionally published, and sometimes gave public readings from her Trip Book. Warhol thought ‘her poems were good, really good, half poetry and half comedy.’ In later years, Ingrid Von Scheven fell on hard times, struggling with a drug problem and eventually ending up in Kingston, New York, where she worked in sweater factory. She disappeared one day in December 1986, after leaving her apartment to buy cigarettes. although the Kingston police announced ‘there’s a clear possibility of foul play and we are intensifying our investigation,’ she was never found. She was forty-two years old at the time of her disappearance.”]

7. (82.) Leslie Odom, Jr., Anthony Ramos, Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson & Orig Cast – “Alexander Hamilton”
from: Hamilton (Orig Broadway Cast Recording) / Hamilton Uptown – Atlantic / Sept 25, 2015
[Hamilton is a musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The show, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow, achieved both critical acclaim and box office success. Hamilton opened on Broadway in August 2015 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The musical has received enthusiastic critical acclaim and unprecedented advance box office sales, as well as a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The Broadway production is nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards.]

10:28 – Underwriting

8. (81.) American Slim – “Dancing With The Sun”
from: American Slim – [EP] / American Slim / December 18, 2015
[Debut EP of original music from KC based 4-piece band formed in 2012 by Nathan Jurries on guitar; Patrick Newland on piano, tenor saxophone, bass, & vocals; Jacob Newland on guitar, bass, & vocals; and Mikala Petillo on vocals & drums. Their sound is a mix of rock, funk, blues, and americana and all members play multiple instruments, including ukulele, and banjo. American Slim played the Crossroads Music Fest.]

9. (80.) John Prine w/ Iris Dement – “Who’s Gonna Take the Garbage Out”
from: For Better, or Worse / Oh Boy Records / September 30, 2016
[23rd release from 70-year old folk singer-songwriter, born Oct 10, 1946 and raised in Maywood, Illinois, Prine learned to play the guitar at 14. He served in West Germany with the U.S. armed forces, by the late 1960s he had moved to Chicago, working as a mailman, writing and singing songs as a hobby. He was discovered by Kris Kristofferson, resulting in Prine’s self-titled debut from Atlantic Records in 1971. After receiving critical acclaim, Prine focused on his musical career, recording 3 more albums for Atlantic, and then 3 more albums for Asylum Records. In 1984 he co-founded Oh Boy Records. After his battle with squamous cell cancer in 1998, Prine’s voice deepened, and he had to relearn his songs in a new key. This helped him rediscover his music. Widely cited as one of the most influential songwriters of his generation.]

10. (79.) Gallant – “Weight in Gold”
from: Ology / Mind of A Genius / April 6, 2016
[Christopher Gallant was born 1992, and is a singer-songwriter from Columbia, Maryland. In 2014, he self-released his debut EP, Zebra, and received praise in 2015 for his single, “Weight in Gold”. On April 6, 2016, his debut studio album Ology was released through the indie record label Mind of a Genius. Gallant played Middle of The Map Fest, May 6, at The Midland Theatre.]

11. (78.) Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis – “Magic Lamp”
from: Let It Be You / Reveal Records / October 21, 2016
[Joan Wasser, born July 26, 1970, is known by her stage name Joan As Police Woman. She is a singer-songwriter and producer. She began her career playing violin with the Dambuilders and played with Black Beetle, Anthony and the Johnsons, and Those Bastard Souls. Since 2004 she has released her solo material as Joan As Police Woman. She has released four regular studio albums, one EP, a number of singles and a collection of covers. Through her career, she has collaborated with other artists as a writer, performer and arrangers. For this new release she has a collaborative project with Benjamin Lazar Davis called “Let It Be You” that uses Central African Republic Pygmy people’s flute ostinatos as the basis for pop songs.]

12. (77.) Ray LaMontagne – “Part Two – Another Day”
from: Ouroboros / Columbia – RCA / 2016
[6th studio album from Raymond “Ray” Charles Jack LaMontagne who was born June 18, 1973. Singer-songwriter, LaMontagne’s 6 studio albums include: Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain, God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, Supernova and Ouroboros, produced by and featuring My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James. LaMontagne was born in New Hampshire and was inspired to create music after hearing an album by Stephen Stills. Critics have compared LaMontagne’s music to that of Otis Redding, The Band, Van Morrison, Nick Drake and Tim Buckley. Ray LaMontagne played Starlight Theatre on September 19.]

13. (76.) The Coyote – “Vacuum”
from: The Coyote / The Coyote / July 8, 2016
[Recorded in 2016 by Joel Nanos at Element Studios . Artwork by David Finley Busch. KCK based band formed by Willy Christie on guitar & vocals, Drew Bartlett on guitar & vocals, Trey Green on bass & vocals, and Josh Enyart on drums. With Eddie Moore (Rhodes on Q & A, Wurlitzer on Winds of Fortune). The Coyote played CODA 1744 Broadway, KCMO on Friday April 15, at 10:00 pm, with Open Fields.]

14. (75.) The Uncouth – “Madness on The Streets (Radio Edit)”
from: Jonesy’s War / Teenage Heart Distro / August 12, 2016
[Debut EP from KC based, modern American Oi! band formed in 2010. Cody Blanchard on lead vocals & guitar, CJ Wilson on lead guitar & vocals, Todd Rainey on drums, and Steve Gardels on bass. Recorded at Element Recording with Joel Nanos, Produced by Johnny Starke. The Uncouth played a Record Release Show at Josey Records, on August 12, with Plug Uglies, and The People’s Punk Band, and at recordBar, on August 27, with Red Kate.]

15. (74.) Mavis Staples – “High Note”
from: Livin’ on a High Note / Anti / February 19, 2016
[14th studio solo album from American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist, born in Chicago, Illinois on July 10, 1939. She has recorded and performed with her family’s band The Staple Singers. She began her career with her family group in 1950. Initially singing locally at churches, appearing on a weekly radio show, the Staples scored a hit in 1956 with “Uncloudy Day” for the Vee-Jay label. When Mavis graduated from what is now Paul Robeson High School in 1957, The Staple Singers took their music on the road. Led by family patriarch Roebuck “Pops” Staples on guitar and including the voices of Mavis and her siblings Cleotha, Yvonne, and Purvis, the Staples were called “God’s Greatest Hitmakers.” With Mavis’ voice and Pops’ songs, singing, and guitar playing, the Staples evolved from enormously popular gospel singers (with recordings on United and Riverside as well as Vee-Jay) to become the most spectacular and influential spirituality-based group in America. By the mid-1960s The Staple Singers, inspired by Pops’ close friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr., became the spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement. They covered contemporary pop hits with positive messages, including Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall” and a version of Stephen Stills’ “For What It’s Worth”. Livin’ on a High Note was produced by M. Ward the album features songs written specifically for Staples by Nick Cave, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArds, Neko Case, Aloe Blacc, and others. Mavis!, the first feature documentary about Staples and the Staple Singers, directed by Jessica Edwards, had its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March 2015. Mavis! was screened in theaters and on HBO in February 2016. Staples was briefly married to Spencer Leak in 1964; they divorced when Staples would not end her music career to stay home. She has no children. In the 2015 documentary Mavis! she reveals that Bob Dylan once proposed to her, and she turned him down.]

16. (73.) The Matchsellers – “The Gohlis Waltz”
from: Songs We Made Up / Independent / February 12, 2016
[Julie Bates is a classically trained violinist from Kansas City. Andrew Morris is a Chicago blues guitarist from Warsaw, Indiana. They met in Leipzig, Germany. During their year of living in the former East Germany, the pair began reanalyzing the songs of their homeland, and developed a tight yet gritty bluegrass style. In the summer of 2013 they left their jobs to hit the road and haven’t looked back. In late 2014 they released their debut full length recording, “Kosciusko County,” one of Wednesday MidDay Medley’s 115 Best Recordings of 2015. The Matchsellers have toured 3 European countries and 25 US States, performing 180 shows a year, including last year for the KC Fringe Festival, Bluegrass Bazaar in Flint, Michigan, Norman Music Festival in Norman, OK, and a 1st place win at the Eddie Owen Presents songwriting competition in Atlanta, GA. The Matchsellers played Folk Alliance International Conference.]

11:00 – Station ID

17. (72.) Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – “Isn’t It True”
from: Until the Hunter / Tendril Tails / November 4, 2016
[First single from the third release of Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, an independent alternative /dream pop band is composed of Hope Sandoval from the band Mazzy Star and Colm Ó Cíosóig of My Bloody Valentine. “Isn’t It True”, was released on 7″ vinyl as part of Record Store Day 2016. A second single, “Let Me Get There” featuring Kurt Vile, was released on September 23.]

18. (71.) The Ovaries-eez – “Vagabond”
from: I Saw You in My Dream / Whatever Forever / March 18, 2016
[Lawrence Kansas, based vocal trio. The Ovaries-eez debut full length was recorded & mastered by John Griffin at Sound + Vision Studio at Lawrence Public Library and released on Whatever Forever. Guitar and vocals by Monica George and Johni Lacore and Amber Hansen on vocals.]

19. (70.) King – “The Greatest”
from: We Are King / KING Creative / February 5, 2016
[Twins Paris and Amber Strother and musical sister Anita Bias are KING. In 2011 KING independently released their first EP to much acclaim; title track “The Story”, “Supernatural”, and “Hey” make up the 3-piece introduction to their carefully crafted dream-soul sound. Hours after the release, their EP had traveled far to music lovers and tastemakers alike, making new fans of many. KING’s eclectic sound is relatable yet not simply defined. Though they play with the boundaries of their many influences, throughout each song is the common thread of a certain soulful authenticity. The smooth vibe, intricate production, and harmonic style of their music evolved beautifully in their home studio, a product solely of the three women and a result of their Minneapolis and Los Angeles roots. Paris produces KING’s songs, while Amber and Anita are the primary singers. The three work together on songwriting and arrangements to create their unique sound, garnering accolades in/on Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, NPR, Billboard, The New York Times, SPIN, The FADER, Vulture, The Guardian and Glamour among others, as well as the 55th GRAMMY award for ‘Move Love’, their collaboration with Robert Glasper on his Best R&B Album ‘Black Radio’. KING have completed their long-awaited debut album and are excited to invite listeners further into their sonic kingdom; listen to their conversation on NPR’s All Things Considered about their music-making process for the new record, released February 5, 2016 on their independent label, KING Creative.]

20. (69.) JAENKI – “Miracle Maze”
from: Jaenki Ep1 / Jaenki / August 30, 2016
[and the new band from The Republic Tigers lead singer, Kenn Jankowski with Ryan Wallace, Drew Little and Rachel Mallin. This Kansas City based band just released their new video for “Miracle Maze” on Monday, Decmber 12, in the Crossroads.]

[Jaenki play The Midland Theatre, Saturday, Dec 17, with Band of Horses, Local Natives, & Warpaint]


21. (68.) M Bird – “Drive”
from: Mercy Flight / Independent / August 2016
[MBird is Megan Birdsall on vocals & guitar, Michael Smith on guitar, Ben Leifer on bass & vocals, and Matt Leifer on drums. Written by Megan Birdsall and Michael Smith. Produced by Jack Sundrud. Mixed by Bill Halvorson and Jack Sundrud. Mastered by Jim Demain for Yes Master Studios in Nashville, TN. Recorded at West End Studios in Kansas City, MO. Engineerd by Justin Mantooth]

22. (67.) Kevin Morby – “I Have Been to the Mountain”
from: Singing Saw / Dead Oceans / April 15, 2016
[3rd release from Kevin Robert Morby born April 2, 1988, and learned to play guitar when he was 10. In his teens he formed the band Creepy Aliens. 17-year-old Morby dropped out of Blue Valley Northwest High School, got his GED, and moved from his native Kansas City to Brooklyn in the mid-2000s, supporting himself by working bike delivery and café jobs. He later joined the noise-folk group Woods on bass. While living in Brooklyn, he became close friends and roommates with Cassie Ramone of the punk trio Vivian Girls, and the two formed a side project together called The Babies, who released albums in 2011 and 2012. He began a solo career in 2013 releasing his debut album Harlem River with positive reviews. His second album Still Life was released the following year. Kevin Morby played The Riot Room on June 12.]

23. (66.) Me Like Bees – “Hymns and Blues”
from: There Will Be Time [EP] / Loveway Records / April 8, 2016
[Formed in Joplin in 2009 by Luke Sheafer, Nick Bynum, Pete Burton, Tim Cote. In 2015 after completing a leg in Van’s Warped Tour, Me Like Bees finished their new EP with award-winning producer, John Feldmann (Five Seconds of Summer, The Used, Panic! at the Disco, Goldfinger, Good Charlotte, Plain White T’s)]

24. (65.) The Sexy Accident – “I’m Going To Love Your New Boyfriend”
from: Champagne Babycakes / Independent / September 23, 2016
[The Sexy Accident is a pop band from Kansas City. They’ve released over 70 songs on six albums and three EPs. The new record includes 12 songs produced by Seattle legend Steve Fisk, and a game deck of 45 cards designed by Gavin Snider. The current line up consist of: Jesse Kates on guitar & vocals, Ramone Hall on drums, Jamie Lin on vocals, Pete Marten on bass, and Ryan Leip on keys. The Sexy Accident Card Game/Album Release Show was at Holy Cow Market and Music, September 23, with Maggie Henehan.]

11:29 – Underwriting

25. (64.) The MGDs – “Left Me For Good”
from: Wake Up / The MGDs / February 15, 2016
[Second studio album from Kansas City based 6-piece, formed in 2007, with Matt Davis on drums, percussion & vocals; Greg Bush on bass; Damon Parker on keyboards & vocals; Scott “Snoof” Middleton on guitar; Rudy Vasquez on saxophones & percussion; and Eric Martens on trumpet.][The MGDs play The Phoenix, Friday, April 22.]

[The MGDs play The Phoenix, this Friday night, December 16.]

26. (63.) Eddie Moore and The Outer Circle – “Aural Denial”
from: Kings & Queens / Independent / September 2, 2016
[3rd album from KC based Eddie Moore on piano, Rhodes, & synthesizers; Adam Scholzman on guitar; Pat Adams on drums; Deandre Manning on electric bass; Daniel Robinson on alto sax. Executive Producers: Eddie Moore, Dominique Sanders, & Kerwin Young. Engineered by Duane Trower at Weights & Measures Studio, and Mastered by Lindesay. Eddie Moore and The Outer Circle played an Album Release Show at The Tank Room, Saturday, Oct 1, with special guests Daniel Robinson on alto sax, & Kemet “the Phantom” Coleman.]

27. (62.) The UK’s – “Waxwings”
from: Bad Seed / Independent / April 23, 2016
[Kansas City based 4-piece band The UK’s (formerly Uncountable Kings) formed in 2010 by Noah Bartelt on lead vocals & guitar, Zak Norton on drums, Scott Combs on guitar & vocals, and Alex Norris on bass guitar. the UK’s are releasing their first full length album, “Bad Seed”. The UK’s played a special Album Release Show April 23 at Davey’s Uptown, w/ Rachel Mallin and The Wild Type & and Janet The Planet.]

28. (61.) Toughies – “Tuesday”
from: Sweet Dream [EP] / Independent / March 5, 2016
[All songs written and performed by Toughies. Mixing and mastering: Brad Girard. This 5-piece, Lawrence, band formed in February 2015, with Brad Girard on guitar & vocals, Joe Gronniger on bass & vocals, Caroline Lohrenz on drums, Carl Smith on guitar & lead vocals, and Sam Ramer on keyboards & vocals.]

[Toughies play Replay Lounge in Lawrence, Kansas on Friday, December 16 at 10:00 PM with The Roseline and Heidi Lynne Gluck.]

29. (60.) Andrew Foshee – “I Am Too Old (For You)”
from: Corvair / Independent / April 1, 2016
[Produced by Joel Nanos and Andrew Foshee. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Joel Nanos at Element Recording. Music and lyrics by Andrew Foshee (ASCAP). Performed by Andrew Foshee & His Gosh Darn Band. Andrew Foshee: guitars, lead vocals; Brian James: bass, backing vocals; Phil Spencer: drums, beers. Additional musical contributions from: Mike Stover: pedal steel; Dan Loftus: piano, keys; Christine Grossman: violins and violas on Jesus Christ; Nick Howell: trumpet; Mike Walker: trombone; Marshall Tinnermeier: saxophone; Paris Young: background vocals on The Fight; Coleen Dieker: violin and background vocals on I Am Too Old (For You). Andrew Foshee & His Gosh Darn Band played an EP Release show April 2nd, 2016 at Josey Records – Kansas City, with Rev Gusto, Instant karma, and Sextonic Plates. and also on April 2nd, 2016 at The Brick with Kelly Hunt and My Oh My!]

30. (59.) Christopher Tolle – “Shining Through”
from: Early Reflections / Four Big Watts / August 29, 2016
[Written and Performed by Christopher Tolle, Recorded By Chris Cosgrove and Christopher Tolle, Kansas City. Mixed and Mastered by Kliph Scurlock, Wales. Christopher Tolle on vocals & instruments, Chris Cosgrove on drums, William Smith & Kirsten Paludan on Backing Vocals. Christopher Tolle is also know for his work in the bands: The Creature Comforts, The Belles, and Olympic Size.]

31. Noel Coward – “The Party’s Over Now”
from: Noel Coward in New York / drg / 2003 [orig. 1957]
[WMM Closing Theme]

Next week, on December 21, 10-Noon, on KKFI 90.1 FM we present part-three, of our four-week special: The 116 Best Recordings of 2016. Based on our playlists of this past year we’ve compiled representative tracks from our favorite full-length and EP recordings of the 2016. This Wednesday, we’ll count down #57 through #30 of our list, with music from: Kristen Ford, Michael Kiwanuka, Jorge Arana Trio, Suicide Robins from I’ll Repay You: A Benefit for John Fackler, Crystal Clayton, Teri Quinn, Rae Fitzgerald, Violet and the Undercurrents, case/lang/veirs, Hinds, Iggy Pop, Deerhoof, The Quivers, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, Bobby Watson & Grupo Aztlan with the T.J. Martley Trio, Shapiro Brothers, Esperanza Spalding, Leonard Cohen, Victor & Penny, BLKFLANL, Red Kate, Not A Planet, Wild Beasts, Charles Bradley, A Tribe Called Quest, Under The Big Oak Tree, Bonzo Madrid, Fullbloods, and Bon Iver.

Our Script/Playlist is a cut and paste of information.
Sources for notes: artist’s websites, bios, wikipedia.org

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