Playlist 351 - Apr 14 2015

You may have noticed Easter happened the other week. We started this week's show with some devotional sounds, first Polar Bear from their new album (intense) then a quite odd effect from Ralph Carmichael courtesy of Trunk Records (always good for the oddness).

A few near duets around the middle of the show. The sublime Vic Chesnutt with Emmylou Harris & backed by Lambchop, new music from Arborist with Kim Deal guesting and the recent release from Elephant Micah, another stunning turn with Will Oldham helping out. All under the folk umbrella, all showing great vocal chemistry.

New music also from Jon DeRosa, another great duet with Carina Round from his new album; and Rozi Plain, more beautiful kosmische folk from her upcoming 3rd album.

Tender Prey (pic) doing great work in the pow wow punk genre. And in advance of Record Store Day 2015, when Fire Records reissue the first three Close Lobsters albums, 86-89. Always room on this show for superior misty-eyed jangle pop.

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Apr 14 2015 w/ Polar Bear,Jon DeRosa,Rozi Plain,Tender Prey,Arborist,Close Lobsters,Jim Noir++ by The Underground Of Happiness on Mixcloud

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Playlist 351
Tues Apr 14 2015
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
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Polar Bear – Life love and light (playing Kazimier, Liverpool, Apr 19)
Ralph Carmichael feat. Pat Boone – The addict’s psalm (from the soundtrack of the film The Cross and the Switchblade)
Jon DeRosa – Dancing in a dream
Rozi Plain – Friend city (playing Thekla, Bristol, Apr 29)
Thomas Truax – You are my sunshine (playing De Barra’s, Clonakilty, Apr 16)
Tender Prey – Pleasure pain principle (playing Undertone, Cardiff, May 22)
Vic Chesnutt feat Emmylou Harris – Woodrow Wilson
Arborist feat. Kim Deal – Twisted arrow
Elephant Micah feat Will Oldham – No underground
Dutch Uncles – Upsilon (playing Workman’s Club, Dublin, Apr 25)
Vuurwerk – Warrior (playing KOKO, London, May 23 w/ Plaid & DJ Food)
Myles Manley – Pay me what I’m worth
Close Lobsters – A prophecy (Record Store Day 2015)
Surf City – Leave your worries
Jim Noir – In hell
Stephen Steinbrink – Synesthetic ephemera

*the next show will feature music from Stump, Lazarus Clamp, Noveller & Ryuichi Sakamoto, among others

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