We extend our listener favorites series to pick up some stragglers. Paul Trap of Omaha NE stops by the basement to talk about Illuminati Hotties’ “Kiss Yr Frenemies” album. And even better than that, he tells his Justin Timberlake story!
We conclude Week 3 of 2018 listener favorites with three calls. Props to Gregory Alan Isakov (“Evening Machines”), John Grant (“Love Is Magic”) and Spiritualized (“And Nothing Hurt”), among others.
Today’s listener favorites from 2018: Keith Jacobsen of Grand Rapids MI loves Frank Turner’s “Be More Kind.” And Kevin Goff of Leesburg VA is a big fan of Laura Veirs’ “The Lookout.”
Today’s listener favorites from 2018: Craig from Grand Rapids MI picks “LP5000” by Restorations. And Bill Mulligan goes with “Floating Features” by La Luz.
Today’s listener favorites from 2018: Tom picks “Ringos Desert” by ZHU. And Gerald Chyzenski goes with “Dead Boys” by Sam Fender.
Week 3 of listener favorites from 2018. Marios from Pittsburgh’s album of the year was “Tell Me How You Really Feel” by Courtney Barnett. He also talks up “Last Building Burning” by Cloud Nothings. And BJ Bonin loves Anna Burch’s debut “Quit the Curse.”
We wrap up Week 2 of 2018 listener favorites with two Scotts. Scott from Marietta GA touts Cowboy Junkies’ latest album “All That Reckoning.” And Scott Parks of Valparaiso IN has a few picks for favorite but finally settles on a Songs: Ohia special reissue (with previously unreleased tracks) called “Love & Work: The Lioness Sessions.”
This edition of 2018 album favorites features two rootsy bands with three decades of history still putting out great music. Brian from Rhode Island talks up “Quiet and Peace” by Buffalo Tom. And Steven Routledge of Scotland is a fan of “Back Roads and Abandoned Motels” by the Jayhawks. Plus, a nod to Josh Rouse.
Listener Kurt Gallagher of Suffern NY tells us about his favorite album of 2018, “Future Me Hates Me” by the Beths. And Eric Lorenz of Lincoln IL talks up the self-titled debut by Australia’s Phantastic Ferniture.
Craig Rosen of the suburbs of Los Angeles calls in to tell us about his favorite albums of 2018 (he includes a top 10 countdown), with Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer” in the top spot. And Jay Ignacio of the suburbs of Louisville tells us how he connected with the soundtrack to “Crazy Rich Asians.”