Playlist + June 19, 2020
Music from Bad Rabbits, Western Education, Drab, The Downhauls, Motel Black, Jerry Lehane, The Dogmatics, The Recognitions, Wheat, + Songs of the Week
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Listen to this week’s Boston Emissions
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Bandcamp will donate their cut of proceeds of sales today to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Songs of the Week
1] Exit 18 – Her
2] AfterImage – Six Seconds
3] Fire For Cavemen – Atlantic
4] Eye Witness – Ghost
5] Pillbook – We’ll Just Stare
SOTW: Listen. Vote. Share.
Bad Rabbits – WWYD (What Would You Do) from American Nightmare, 2016
-The band released this video in honor of Juneteenth; a long-honored holiday dating back to 1865, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
Bad Rabbits – Neverland off Stick Up Kids, 2009
Western Education – New Dawn
-first new release since 2018. Welcome back.
Motel Black – Stuck
-from Deep Cuts / Eye Design’s new Great Scott benefit comp Know Your Scene Vol. 6
The Downhauls – Lost Soul
-new single on bandcamp, proceeds for Black Lives Matter
Drab – Upside Down Flag
-presales for new EP, Why Don’t Women Like Me for NAACP
The Recognitions – Your Face Tomorrow
-from Transit EP; all band proceeds go to Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS)
Jerry Lehane – Kiss My Tattoo
-set to release his solo debut (a session of songs recorded in 1991) on Rum Bar Records
The Dogmatics – Summertime
-It’s Solstice weekend!
-from their first recording in over 30 years, She’s The One. “Summertime” is a cover of the 1978 Unnatural Axe classic.
Wheat – Summer
-from 1997’s Medeiros – one of the earliest records I played as a baby college DJ in Boston.