Today is the 10th anniversary of the 5th album by Josh Ritter: The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter. I thought you might enjoy listening to it again — it’s as good as ever!
The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter by Josh Ritter (2007) – 14 songs, 42 min
He has a new album Gathering to be released on Sep 22, along with another tour (Oct – Feb), including here in Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater on Jan 12th. He says “It’s a record of joy and sadness and laughter and lightning”. Here are several singles from that upcoming album.
Showboat (2017) – 4 min 22 sec
Thunderbolt’s Goodnight (2017) – 4 min 5 sec
Here is my playlist of his songs.
Josh Ritter (Playlist) – 56 songs, 3 hr 29 min
Listen to more of his music at my Josh Ritter post with additional albums, videos, and links.
Photo credit: The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to solo piano by Louis Landon on his new album Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano.
Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano (2017) – 12 songs, 51 min
Listen to more of his music at my Louis Landon post for more of his albums, videos, and links. This new album has been included there as well.
Photo credit: Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to pop rock music by Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie, longtime members of Fleetwood Mac, who have joined together to record their first-ever album as a duo. Their album also includes other Fleetwood Mac members, Mick Fleetwood and John “Mac” McVie, but not Stevie Nicks. They are currently on a North American tour (June – August).
Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie (2017) – 10 songs, 39 min
Here are some videos for this album.
In My World on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – 4 min 43 sec
The Making of the Album – 17 min 6 sec
These are links to his website, social media, general information, and music stores.
Photo credit: Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie @ Amazon (album cover).
Listen to indie pop music by Bleachers on the new album Gone Now from Jack Antonoff of Steel Train and Fun..
Gone Now (2017) – 12 songs, 40 min
This is a video from the new album.
Don’t Take the Money – 5 min 6 sec
Here are some videos from an earlier 2014 album Strange Desire.
Rollercoaster – 3 min 30 sec
I Wanna Get Better – 4 min 52 sec
Like a River Runs – 3 min 19 sec
Listen to more of their music at my Bleachers and Fun. posts with additional albums, videos, and links. This new album has been included there as well.
Photo credit: Gone Now @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to pop rock music by English singer and songwriter Harry Styles on his new self-titled album.
This is his first solo album since he left the popular pop boy-band One Direction which released five albums from 2011-2015 after they appeared on The X Factor in 2010. He has topped the charts, toured the world, and sold millions of albums.
Now he has a new solo world-wide tour scheduled from September through December which is already sold out. This 23-year old is the first UK celebrity ever to gain 30 million followers on Twitter after his single Sign of the Times was released.
Here is several recent Rolling Stones articles about his new album, their cover story on Harry Styles’ New Direction, and Cover Shoot Exclusive Photos.
Enjoy the new album.
Harry Styles (2017) – 10 songs, 40 min
Here are some videos with songs from his debut album.
Sign of the Times – Music Video (2017) – 5 min 41 sec
Sign of the Times on The Late Late Show with James Corden – 5 min 46 sec
Carolina on The Late Late Show with James Corden – 3 min 30 sec
Sign of the Times on Live on Saturday Night Live – 5 min 44 sec
Ever Since New York on Live on Saturday Night Live- 2 min 59 sec
Music Evolution (2011 – 2017) by Jillboard100 – 4 min 48 sec
This video highlights clips of his music evolution over his years with One Direction through his new solo debut.
These are links to his website, social media, and general information.
These are links to artist pages at popular music players and music stores.
Photo credit: Harry Styles @ Amazon (album cover).
Listen to bluegrass music by Old Crow Medicine Show on their new (6th) album 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde. This is an amazing Old Crow remaking of Bob Dylan’s classic 1966 double album recorded live 50 years later over 2 nights in May 2016 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.
50 Years of Blonde on Blonde (2017) – 14 songs, 1 hr 4 min
They are currently on tour performing the entire album in the US, UK, and Netherlands from May – Aug. There are interesting articless at Rolling Stone with How Old Crow Medicine Show Reimagined Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’ and Inside Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’: Rock’s First Great Double Album. Also you might enjoy this recent collection album with their best songs.
Best of Old Crow Medicine Show (2017) – 14 songs, 45 min
These are some videos of songs from their new album.
50 Years of Blonde on Blonde (Album Trailer) – 3 min 10 sec
Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Live) – 3 min 36 sec
Obviously 5 Believers (Live) – 2 min 41 sec
Just Like a Woman (Live) – 3 min 59 sec
Listen to more of his music at my Old Crow Medicine Show post with additional albums, videos, and links. These recent albums have been included there as well.
Photo credit: 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to indie rock music on The Drip, a new show hosted by SXSW staff member Casper, a London native broadcasting out of Austin, TX.
The Drip #1 (4/11/2017) – 49 min
Playing tracks by Happy Meals, Flamingods, Dave & AJ Tracey, Marie Davidson, Her’s and more.
This episode includes the following artists and songs.
- Big Thief – Masterpiece
- Aldous Harding – Horizon
- Her’s – Marcel
- Snail Mail – Thinning
- Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press
- Post Animal – Goggles
- The Black Angels – Currency
- shame – Gold Hole
- Robocobra Quartet – Correct
- Dave & AJ Tracey – Thiago Silva
- Kano – 3 Wheels Up
- Gucci Mane feat. Drake – Both
- Flamingods – Jungle Birds
- Happy Meals – If You Want Me Now
- Marie Davidson – Adieu Au Dancefloor