Playlist 453 - June 27 2017

As if any excuse was needed, we had some great Esquivel to open the show this week on top of the signature tune of the show of course. It really is music guaranteed to put a spring in your step.

After that we had some beautiful new music from The Clientele, back with a new album and sounding brilliantly atmospheric. A twilight kind of sound.

Michael Nau and Harry Nilsson tend to remind one of each other so good to hear them together. Late night melancholy crooning par excellence.

Superior ambient drones from Portland's Golden Retriever. Wonderful Indian inflected folk music from Yorkston Thorne Khan.

And Brona McVittie from County Down with some beautiful harp work in a rarefied folk setting.

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Playlist 453
Tues June 27 2017
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
UCC 98.3FM
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Esquivel – My blue heaven
The Clientele – Lunar days (playing Oslo, London, Sept 22)
Michael Nau – I root (playing Lexington, London, Sept 26)
Harry Nilsson – I guess the Lord must be in New York City (from the soundtrack of the film Midnight Cowboy)
Compton & Batteau – Homesick kid
Katie von Schleicher – Life’s a lie
The Telescopes – You can’t reach what you hunger
Golden Retriever – Thread of light
Yorkston Thorne Khan – Bales (playing Coughlan's, Cork, July 27)
Terry – Glory
School Damage – No ideas left
The Horrors – Machine (playing Omeara, London, July 11)
Graham Reynolds – The dark world where I dwell (from the soundtrack of the film A scanner darkly)
Kemper Norton – Hungan 1
Brona McVittie – Under the pines
Methyl Ethel – Drink wine

*next week's show features music from The Stevens, Psychic TV & Future Islands, among others

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