Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, June 11, 2017

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Welcome to the weekly playlist for your Sunday putters. They’re from my iPod on spin so it’s ok to be perplexed.
Reviews, info & stuff: Barclay James Harvest, OMC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, NEW Nadia Reid, The The, Hold Steady, NEW Justin Townes Earle, Payolas, Buffalo Springfield, Dennis & the Supertones, Velvet Underground, NEW Saint Etienne, Julien Baker, NEW Ryan Adams

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, June 4, 2017:

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Reviews, info & stuff: Peter Gabriel, Arctic Monkeys, CSS, Gaslight Anthem, Hans Theessink & Terry Evans (w Ry Cooder), Lupe Fiasco, NEW Mark EitzelDinosaur, Jennifer Lopez, RivingtonsAndrew Bird and Fiona AppleSean RoweBassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba

Review: Once again Chuck Prophet successfully negotiates the crosswalks of life and other shite I wrote about his latest, Bobby Fuller

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Chuck Prophet – Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins (2017)

Chuck Prophet’s best recent albums feel like an invite to come out and see a local band with him. It’ll be fun – we’ll grab a few drinks, dance, get sweaty, meet some folk, share some laughs and some feels, maybe get some food after … let our hair down, get home safe.

He has a playful, disarming way about him that lets him cross the fourth wall. There’s an earnest purposefulness to it, but at the end of the night you’d never say he was the bossy one.

“Crap about Bowie dying huh,” you might have said at one point and he’d have said/sung, “Yeah, it was a Bad Year For Rock and Roll.” Or “See Oakland cops shot another dark kid,” and he’d nod, “Yup. Alex Nieto. Good kid. Worked. Going to school. Sitting on a park bench eating a burrito. WTF?” Or later, when you were wearing a lampshade giggling “hey, look at me,” Chuck might have come back at you with some stand-up routine about being Connie Britton and say it’s ok, Jesus Was A Social Drinker too.

As with 2012’s Temple Beautiful, a wistful insider’s street guide to San Francisco during the tech buck invasion, his dud-free Bobby Fuller (who dat?) is an amber light at the intersection of where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Chuck’s driving; we’re safe.

A special Manchester bands #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, May 28 , 2017:

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Or as I like to call it, a Mancicure.

A city that hones you doesn’t tell you what to do or who you are. It asks:

Your #TinPodShuffle goes long weekend live for Sunday, May 21, 2017:

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What’s a long weekend without a music festival? I’m dry and comfy at home, tea and whiskey at my side and here for you:

Green On Red, Scooter, Yardbirds, Archie Roach, Link Wray, Janis JoplinElton John & George MichaelGary Clark JrGene Clark, Lou Reed, Nina Simone

Your 1 hr #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, May 14, 2017: 

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Welcome to the weekly playlist for your Sunday putters. They’re all from my iPod so you can trust me like a Nigerian email.

Your #TinPodShuffle for Sunday, May 7, 2017:

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Welcome to the weekly playlist for your Sunday putters, combed from my iPod on spin.

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