New Year/New Music


“Gypsy In Me”, the first single off Bonnie Raitt’s new album ‘Dig In Deep’ (Redwing Records) which premiered this week on Billboard. 

Yesterday White Denim also announced their new album, the Ethan Johns-produced ‘Stiff’ (March 25 on Downtown Records), and the Austin quartet premiered its first single “Holda You (I’m Pyscho)” on NPR. 

We also have new singles from St. Lucia (“Love Somebody”) and Aoife O’Donovan (“Porch Light”). Happy Friday!

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I curate this playlist for Shore Fire. Each Friday I update it, and today’s mix of songs is great. New songs from Bonnie Raitt, White Denim, St. Lucia, and Aoife O’Donovan. We also good deep cuts from Springsteen, Costello, and more.

Playlist: 20 Songs For August 2015

Playlist: 20 Songs For August 2015


1. Lyla Foy – “Impossible”

2. The Rolling Stones – “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)”

3. Donnie Iris – “Ah! Leah!”

4. Nada Surf – “Blonde On Blonde”

5. Timber Timbre – “Hot Dreams”

6. Bruce Springsteen – “Land Of Hope and Dreams”

7. Langhorne Slim & The Law – “Changes”

8. Youth Lagoon – “Highway Patrol Sun Gun”

9. Sibylle Baier – “Colour Green”

10. Among Savages – “New York City”


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Every Best Selling Album In The US, Organized By US Presidents (Because ‘Murica)

Every Best Selling Album In The US, Organized By US Presidents (Because ‘Murica)

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When I watched last week’s State Of The Union address, I had two thoughts: “Hey, those are a lot of great plans that Congress won’t pass,” and “Hey, I should organize every best selling album in the US by who was President was at the time, our readers would love that!”

We’re starting with Eisenhower in 1956 because that was the first year album sales were tracked in the US, and all this data…

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Playlist: The 70s – Dazed And Confused

Playlist: The 70s – Dazed And Confused


Just like I made a playlist for the 60s, the good old 1970s gets its own spotify playlist.

I’ve tried to cover as much ground as I could – from disco (Bee Gees, ABBA), Heavy Metal (Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin), R&B, funk, and soul (Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye), lo-fi and punk (Buzzcocks, The Clash, New York Dolls), soft rock (Fleetwood Mac, Elton John), singer-songwriter (Cat Stevens,…

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Playlist: The Ultimate Spotify Christmas Playlist

The holiday season is a great time to justify many things, from eating too much, to waiting too…

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