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Julie Byrne, The Greater Wings, 2023 on Ghostly International

This is Byrne’s first release on Ghostly International and third full-length. Her collaborator and partner Eric Littmann died suddenly during the recording of the album which he was…

Various Artists, L80s: So Unusual, 2023 on Numero Group

Really interesting package here – the sleeve is basically denim, with a pocket looking like an 80s jeans pocket, complete with lipstick mark and phone number (which actually…

Japanese Breakfast, Soft Sounds From Another Planet, 2017 on Dead Oceans

First release on Dead Oceanes from Michelle Zauner, aka Japanese Breakfast, and her/their second full length LP. It’s an eclectic record but I really enjoy it. (The AV…

Baby Rose, Through and Through, 2023 on Secretly Canadian

Debut album on Secretly Canadian for Baby Rose (aka Jasmine Rose Wilson) and her second album. Sort of a psychelic soul throwback – her voice gets lots of…

Wednesday, Rat Saw God, 2023 on Dead Oceans

Wednesday is out of Asheville NC, and blends together shoegaze / noisy indie rock with a kind of alt. country / country rock vibe. Expect to see much…

Shame, Food for Worms, 2023 on Dead Oceans

My membership in Secretly Society actually introduced me to shame, a post-punk band from the UK (who style their name in lower case). This was their third LP…

Bonny Light Horseman, Rolling Golden Holy, 2022 on 37d03d

The sophomore album from Ana├»s Mitchell, Eric D. Johnson, and Josh Kaufman, joined here by Mike Lewis, and JT Bates. (Does this make BLH technically a supergroup, given…

Stella Donnelly, Flood, 2022 on Secretly Canadian

Nothing to do, so far as I can tell, with the They Might Be Giants album of the same name. Donnelly is Australian in the vein of Courtney…

Archie James Cavanaugh, Black and White Raven, 1980 on Black and White Raven, Inc.

Self-released in 1980 but reissued by the Numero Group, Black and White Raven mixes Yacht Rock, Disco, and Gospel with some flavor of Cavanaugh’s native Tlingit heritage. Lots…

Angel Olsen, Big Time, 2022 on Jagjaguwar.

I’ve long been a fan of Angel Olsen, going back to Burn Your Fire For No Witness in 2014. This release was a Secretly Society selection in June…

Toro y Moi, Mahal, 2022 on Dead Oceans

Via Secretly Society, a red and white marble smoke edition of Toro y Moi’s first release on Dead Oceans. The Mattson 2 get co-billing on “Millenium.” Mahal is…

Songs: Ohia, Live: Vanquishers (Tilburg, Netherlands. Oct 9, 2000), 2022 on Secretly Canadian

Jason Molina with Dan Sullivan, Dan Macadam, and Jeff Panall. This was the Secretly Society release for March 2022 – a 2xLP version on blue vinyl.

Mitski, Laurel Hell, 2022 on Dead Oceans.

Mitski, Laurel Hell, 2022 on Dead Oceans. Secretly Society version Feb 2022 Great follow up to Be The Cowboy.

Hana Vu, Public Storage, 2021 on Ghostly

Hana Vu, Public Storage, 2021 on Ghostly International. November 2021 Secretly Society issue on yellow marble vinyl. Great songwriting

Various Artists, Christmas Dreamers: Yuletide Country 1960-1972, 2021 on Numero Group.

Various Artists, Christmas Dreamers: Yuletide Country 1960-1972, 2021 on Numero Group. Great Secretly Society release – collection of old school country songs for the season Best title is…

Big Red Machine, How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?, 2021 on Jagjaguwar

Big Red Machine, How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?, 2021 on Jagjaguwar My copy via Secretly Society on red, white, and blue tricolor vinyl. What a…

Durand Jones & The Indications, Private Space, 2021 on Dead Oceans

Durand Jones & The Indications, Private Space, 2021 on Dead Oceans Via Secretly Society for August 2021 Lovely retro soul for the times

Faye Webster, I Know I’m Funny Haha, 2021 on Secretly Canadian

Faye Webster, I Know I’m Funny Haha, 2021 on Secretly Canadian Webster’s fourth album, via Secretly Society for July 2021, on Blue Galaxy vinyl Produced by Webster and…

Japanese Breakfast, Jubilee, 2021 on Dead Oceans

Japanese Breakfast, Jubilee, 2021 on Dead Oceans My copy via Secretly Society Most recent LP from Japanese Breakfast (also author of Crying in H Mart, being made into…

Dinosaur, Jr., Sweep It Into Space, 2021 on Jagjaguwar

Dinosaur, Jr., Sweep It Into Space, 2021 on Jagjaguwar Secretly Society edition on purple/yellow splatter vinyl New Dinosaur, jr. for 2021? Yes please. Produced by Kurt Vile and…