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August '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

August '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The August playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from Bonobo, Poolside, Andrew Bird, Ty Segall and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • Ty Segall’s new album, First Taste, is out tomorrow.

  • Bonobo dropped a new single! If you didn’t catch it earlier this year, Bonobo released a DJ mix album, which can hopefully tie you over until their next full length comes out.

  • Andrew Bird released a music video for “Olympians” off of his recent album My Finest Work Yet. It’s chock full of green screen goodness and you should probably go watch it. Also! Andrew Bird is doing a free show at KCRW HQ on August 17! If you’re in LA, you should go!

July '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

July '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The July playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from Spoon, Hot Chip, Sleater-Kinney, Temples and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • Spoon is back! I repeat, Spoon is back! In terms of new music though it’s just this one single for now. Everything Hits at Once, their first compilation album, is out July 26.

  • A new Michael Kiwanuka track dropped featuring Tom Misch – a collaboration I didn’t know I needed in my life until now.

  • Devendra Banhart announced a new album: Ma out September 13

  • As you’ve probably heard me go on and on about by now, Hot Chip released a new album late last month! I’m pretty positive that “Positive” is one of my favorite tracks off of A Bath Full of Ecstasy.

June '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

June '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The June playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Fujiya & Miyagi, Yeasayer, Albert Hammond Jr. and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • !!! (Chk Chk Chk) surprised us this week with two new dance-worthy jams. “Off The Grid” has an interesting first 20 seconds, but stick with it!

  • The lyrics to the song “More to Life” by Albert Hammond Jr. are realllly resonating with me right now. "So tonight free yourself, let the music make you someone else. There's more to life than 9 to 5, when your world's a party every night." Yes to more dancing and letting go of work worries!

  • Sleater-Kinney dropped a new song this week produced by Annie Clark of St. Vincent, but you probably could’ve guessed that from the opening vocals.

  • Fruit Bats have a new album out June 21 titled Gold Past Life. They’re playing the Lodge Room in Highland Park on the 22! See you there?

May '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

May '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The May playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from Hot Chip, Beck, Anderson .Paak, The Black Keys and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • Beck is back with another collab song ft. Pharrell titled “Saw Lightning”.

  • Hot Chip released a new single and announced an upcoming album. If you know me, you know that Hot Chip is one of my favorite bands and I’m so excited! (I’m actually seeing them tonight! Ahh!) The music video for “Hungry Child” is a wild ride and I suggest you give it a watch here. A Bathfull of Ecstasy is out June 21st.

  • The Raconteurs also announced a new album! It’s also out June 21st and is titled, Help Us Stranger.

April '19 Playlist by Julia Walck

April '19 Playlist | Julia Walck

The April playlist is here! Ft. new tunes from Nick Murphy, Peggy Gou, Tame Impala, Interpol and more. 🎶Have a listen below.

Here's the highlights:

  • Interpol is back with new music and announced an EP dropping May 17.

  • It’s been radio silence on new material since C Duncan’s 2016 album release, so he’d kind of fallen off of my radar until last Friday when I was happily surprised by a new album, Health! Brings me back to seeing him and his little Irish accent in Wales.

  • Lux Prima, the collaborative album between Karen O and Danger Mouse, released mid March and it’s been on my heavy rotation since.

  • Pond has a new full length album AND Tame Impala has a new single! So much love for these Aussies.

  • Beck and Cage the Elephant teamed up on a new song “Night Running” gearing up for their tour together this summer.