Month: November 2017

28 November 2017 playlist

May Erlewine Wild from Mother Lion (2017 May Erlewine)

Caroline Spence I can’t complain from Spades and Roses (2017 Caroline Spence)

Blue Rose Code Over the fields (for John) from The Water of Leith (2017 Navigator Records)

Findlay Napier Marchtown from Glasgow (2017 Cheerygroove Records)

Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards The Low Hum from California Calling (2017 Compass Records)

Edgelarks Landlocked from Edgelarks (2017 Dragonfly Roots)

Megan Henwood Freshwater from River (2017 Dharma Records)

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Penny the hero from The Wife of Urban Law (2017 Gigspanner)

Kirsty Merryn (featuring Steve Knightley) Forfarshire from She and I (2017 Kirsty Merryn)

Courtney Marie Andrews Woman of many colours from On my page (2017 re-release Loose Music, originally released 2013)

The Little Unsaid Wreck and reset from Imagined Hymns and chaingang mantras (2017 Carbon Moon Records)

The Novel Ideas I was not around from The Novel Ideas (2017 The Novel Ideas)

James Edwyn and the Borrowed Band Pushing Statues from High Fences (2017 Dead Collective Records)

The Barr Brothers Queen of the breakers from Queens of the breakers (2017 Secret City Records)

Ryan Driver (featuring The Weather Station) It must be dark tonight from Careless Thoughts (2017 Tin Angel Records)

The Weather Station Kept it all to myself from The Weather Station (2017 Paradise of Bachelors)

Daisy Chapman I used to own an empire from Good Luck Songs (2017 Songs and Whispers)

Billy Bragg Full English Brexit from Bridges not walls EP (2017 Cooking Vinyl Records)

Ange Hardy What May You Do for the JAM from Bring Back Home (2017 Story Records)

Jeremy Tuplin Astronaut from I dreamt I was an astronaut (2017 Folkwit Records)

Fran Wyburn Foolish sea single (2017 Fran Wyburn)

Paul McClure and the Local Heroes Baby that’s you digital download single profits going to charity EMICS (East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme)

Humbird Kansas City MO from Where Else EP (2017 Humbird)

Birds of Chicago Farewell tender hearts from American Flowers (2017 Signature Sounds)

14 November 2017 playlist

David Hosking Autumn ears from Sleeper (2003 David Hosking)

Roddy Woomble Floating on a river from The Deluder (2017 A Modern Way)

Faeland All my swim from the single We’re just a love song (2017 Faeland)

The Bara Bara Band Wandle from The Seeds Inside (2017 Singaround)

Molly Parden Weather from With Me In The Summer EP (2017 Molly Parden)

Adam Holmes and the Embers Strange Weather from Midnight Milk (2017 Gogar Records)

Cat Meat You are the weather I fear from Trembles tongues make magpie bait (2017 Cat Meat)

Terra Lightfoot Norma Gale from New Mistakes (2017 Sonic Unyon)

The Weather Station You and I (on the other side of the world) from The Weather Station (2017 Paradise of Bachelors)

Gun Outfit Landscape painter from Out of range (2017 Paradise of Bachelors)

Kenneth J Nash For her from Luna (2017 Old Hotel Records)

The Deep Dark Woods Fallen leaves from Yarrow (2017 Six Shooter Records)

Steph Cameron California from Daybreak over Jackson Street (2017 At The Helm Records)

Jeremy Tuplin Kathleen from I dreamt I was an astronaut (2017 Folkwit Records)

American Music Club Another morning from Uncut presents Americana 2004 (2004 Uncut magazine)

Kate Ellis Night before the dawn from Carve me out (2017 River Rose Records)

Billy Bragg Not everything that counts can be counted from Bridges Not Walls EP (2017 Cooking Vinyl Records)

Sarah McQuaid The tug of that moon pre-release single from forthcoming album If we dig any deeper it could get dangerous

Caroline Spence Softball from Spades and Roses (2017 Caroline Spence)

Shawna Caspi Love in a moving van from Forest fire (2017 Shawna Caspi)

Rebecca Clamp Hans Wessell Liminal from Lit up with sorrow (2017 Folkwit Records)

Lucinda Williams Something about what happens when we talk from Sweet Old World 25th anniversary re-recording (2017 Highway 20 Records)
Susto Mountain top from And I’m fine today (2017 Rocksnob)

My songs of the year 2017

A little late in getting started on this but here goes. This is the start and I’ll be adding to it in the weeks to follow.

Neil McSweeney – Land of Cockaigne

Jeremy Tuplin – Where the light ends

The Weather Station – The most dangerous thing about you

Reg Meuross – Faraway people

Anna Tivel – Dark Chandelier 

Her Crooked Heart (Rachel Ries) – Adrian

Terra Lightfoot – You get high

Romantica – Let the light go through you

Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest life

Jack Harris – Vanished birds

The Small Glories – Old Garage

Charlie Dore – Dennis and Rose

Martha Tilston – Stories

David Hosking – Someone will catch you 

Winter Mountain – Sunlight, good roads

Lisbee Stainton – The dance upon nothing

Rachel Baiman – Shame

Benjamin Folke Thomas – Finn

Joan Shelley – The push and pull

Peter James Millson – Green

Penguin Cafe – Wheels within wheels

John Smith – Joanna

Co-Pilgrim – Thank my stars

Bedouine – Dusty eyes

Chris Tye – Stronger in numbers

William the Conqueror – Cold Ontario

Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts

Shake the Chains – Shake the Chains

Ags Connolly – Slow burner

David Rawlings – Airplane

Edgelarks – No Victory

Joana Serratt – Trapped in the fog

Martin Simpson – Blues run the game

Simone White – Harvest

David Ramirez – Time

Caroline Spence – Softball

5j Barrow – Seagreen dress

Sophia Marshall – Bye bye

Julie Byrne – Follow my voice

Charlie Fink – Firecracker

Aimee Mann – Patient zero

Billy Bragg – Not everything that counts can be counted

Police Dog Hogan – Devon Brigade 

Chuck Johnson – Labradorite eye

Ned Roberts – Drifting down

The Barr Brothers – Queens of the breakers

The Worry Dolls – Train’s leaving

Daria Kulesh – Gone

Peter Oren – Anthropocene

Alice Howe – You’ve been away so long

Daisy Chapman -Good luck song

31 October 2017 playlist

Jeremy Tuplin Where the light ends from I Dreamt I Was An Astronaut (2017 Folkwit Records)

Edgelarks The Good earth from Edgelarks (2017 Dragonfly Roots Records)

The Little Unsaid Day is golden from Imagined Hymns and Chaingang Mantras (2017 Carbon Moon Records)

Josh Rouse Some days I’m golden all night from The embers of time (2017 Yep Roc Records)

Caroline Spence Hotel Amarillo from Spades and Roses (2017 Caroline Spence)

Anna Tivel Riverside Hotel from Small Believer (2017 Fluff and Gravy Records)

The Winterlings That was Alaska from American Son (2017 The Winterlings)

Peter Oren Anthropocene from Anthropocene (2017 Western Vinyl)

Steph Cameron Winterwood from Daybreak over Jackson Street (2017 At The Helm Records)

Hans Chew Open Sea from Open Sea (2017 At The Helm Records)

Kris Delmhorst Magnolia from The Wild (2017 Blue Blade Records)

Saskia Griffiths-Moore All for you from Night & Day (2017 Self released)

Emma Langford The Belle and the ruin from Quiet Giant (2017 Emma Langford)

Ian Felice Mt Despair from In The Kingdom of Dreams (2017 Loose Music)

Findlay Napier A Walk Across the Rooftops from Glasgow (2017 Cheerygroove Records)

Head for the Hills Kings and cowards from Potions and Poisons (2017 Head for the Hills)

Jeffrey Martin Sad blue eyes from One Go Around (2017 Fluff and Gravy Records)

May Erlewine Fine Line from Mother Lion (2017 Erlewine)

Kirsty Meryn Delilah and Sampson (featuring Luke Jackson) from She and I (2017 Kirsty Meryn)

Blue Rose Code On the hill remains a heart from The Water of Leith (2017 Navigator Records)

Megan Henwood House on the hill from River (2017 Dharma Records)

Assembly Lane The Hills of Mexico from Northbound (2017 Assembly Lane)

The Wailin’ Jennies Keep me in your heart from Fifteen (2017 True North Records)

Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards Someday from California Calling (2017 Compass Records)