Thursday, July 14, 2016

Planet Rotations #206

In the age of digital music, we tend to skip through albums, listening to one or two tracks - missing some of the deeper cuts that may be brilliant. I am a big fan of the album format, and love to experience the entire collection the way the artist intended. Listening to one or two songs is like randomly reading a few chapters of a book and expecting to understand the completed work. Like any music lover, I love to share what I'm listening to and discover some new things from friends.

If you've been following the LOTP Facebook page, then you already know that Sarah Quarrie is collaborating with me on the blog. So here are 6 records from both of our playlists for this week - the first 2 rows are my picks, the second 2 are hers. You'll also notice a Spotify player at the bottom, which features a song from each album. This will be an ongoing playlist that you can follow directly on Spotify. Please put your own lists in the comments below, or interact at the Life On This Planet Facebook or Twitter. 

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Bret's 6
The Church - A Psychedelic Symphony
The Psychedelic Furs - Midnight to Midnight
PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
Townes Van Zandt - s/t
Low - Long Division

Sarah's 6
The Church - Further / Deeper
Kristin Kontrol - X-Communicate
Bat for Lashes - The Bride
Hamilton Leithauser - Black Hours
The Psychedelic Furs - Greatest Hits
Audra - Everything Changes

Listen to our ongoing Spotify Planet Rotations Playlist!
If you're a vinyl enthusiast, check out our feature on the Spin Clean Vinyl Record Cleaning Machine (click image below)

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