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February '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

February '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The February playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from Foals, Beirut, Jenny Lewis, Vampire Weekend and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • Foals announced they will have two new albums out this year!

  • “Laws of the Universe” is one of my favorite tunes off of Toro Y Moi’s new album. The line about James Murphy playing at his house is great. If you know… you know.

  • Vampire Weekend released two new songs last week. Their first singles in 6 years!

  • Beirut’s new album Gallipoli is out today!

February '18 Playlist by Julia Walck

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You guys... not to pat myself on the shoulder too much, but this month's playlist is really good! It's just one minute shy of an hour, starts off mellow, gets dancy in the middle, a bit head-bang-y towards the end, and finishes off with a toe-tap. Have a listen below. 

Here are some highlights from the February playlist: 

  • I'm a little late to the game stumbling upon Michael Nau. His song "Good Thing" is instantly relaxing... just breathe and listen. It'll do you good. 
  • Jack White has released 3 new singles within the past couple of weeks, and "Respect Commander" is my favorite out of them. I love the transitional pacing of the song and all of the weird little noises that accompany it. I snagged tickets to his sold out show at The Santa Barbara Bowl later this year!
  • The Shins recently flipped their latest album "Heartworms" and re-recorded it on the album "The Worm's Heart". It's interesting hearing the songs in a totally different tone than the originals. My favorite song from the re-work is "Heartworms - Flipped". From the get-go, you hear a synthesized version of the "la, la, la, la" intro from the original track, and it only gets poppier from there. 
  • Karen O is back with a new song ft. Michael Kiwanuka for KENZO's Spring/Summer campaign film. "YO! MY SAINT" is a celebration of the muse in creative collaborations, and I'm very happy with how this collab turned out.