Hello again. This is an extra update since I’m going away to visit family for a while. I may be able to update a couple of times, but don’t count on it. Regular updates will resume on February 3. Anyhow, here is the fine new album by Damon Fowler. Genre: blues/rock. Enjoy!

Damon Fowler

Damon Fowler – Sounds of Home

Howdy. The new album by Hail Spirit Noir is a very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: progressive black metal. Enjoy!

Hail Spirit Noir

Hail Spirit Noir – Oi Magoi

Hey. From a very recent Spotify comes this new album by Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. Genre: blues/soul. Enjoy!

Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues

Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues – Blues Shock

Hi. The new album by Warpaint is of course getting a blog post. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy!


Warpaint – Warpaint

Morning. The new album by singer-songwriter Damien Jurado is a keeper. Enjoy!

Damien Jurado

Damien Jurado – Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son

Alcest – Shelter


Hey. From a very recent Spotify update: the new album by Alcest. Genre: post-rock/shoegaze. Enjoy!

(Note: So far, a couple of songs in, this is a softer sound than the previous album!)


Alcest – Shelter

Good morning friends. The stellar new album by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings was added for most users earlier this week and for the rest a couple of days ago. Genre: soul. Enjoy!

(Note: I’m not linking to all the different versions. That should take care of itself. However, If it doesn’t work, just let me know and I’ll add some extra links.)

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings – Give the People What They Want

Howdy. The new album by folk/soul singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow is now available all over Europe. Enjoy!

(Read some mostly positive reviews here.)

James Vincent McMorrow

James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical

Hello. This new album by Cherry Glazerr was a positive surprise for me. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy!

Cherry Glazerr

Cherry Glazerr – Haxel Princess

Morning. From earlier this week comes this debut album by Painted Palms. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy!

(Note: Many of my top albums of this week are still missing in some countries. Let’s hope they get added everywhere soon so I can write about them!)

Painted Palms

Painted Palms – Forever