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Jan 4, 2021

'Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan!' from Aaron Lee Tasjan
Credit Courtesy New West Records

Wednesday, January 6

Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! is the upcoming release from Nashville-based singer-songwriter Aaron Lee Tasjan. We’ll hear selections from that release as well as songs from Steve Gunn and Cass McCombs.

David Lord’s 'Forest Standards, Vol.2'
Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Big Ego Records

Thursday, January 7

Listen for music from Ben Dipper’s 2020 album Souvenir as well as songs from David Lord’s Forest Standards, Vol.2.

Friday, January 8

We’ll hear 2020 music from M. Ward, The Mountain Goats, and Jeff Tweedy.

Saturday, January 9

It’s a full two hours of live music on this episode of Strange Currency with selections from Live Drugs by The War on Drugs and music from Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets.

Monday, January 11

Listen for selections from Paul McCartney’s latest, McCartney III as well as music from Spain, M. Ward, Ringo Starr, and The War on Drugs.

'Cars & Stars' from Wayne Gottstine
Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Wayne Gottstine

Tuesday, January 12

Cars & Stars is the new release from Wayne Gottstine, known for his work with Kansas bands Split Lip Rayfield and Scroat Belly. We’ll hear music from this new effort as well as selections from Great Peacock’s Forever Better Worse.

Wednesday, January 13

Although LPs remained a strong format in 2020, many artists issued stand-alone singles throughout the year. We’ll hear some of those on this episode of the show, including selections from Jon Regen and Vehicles.

Stick Men's 'Owari'
Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Moon June Records

Thursday, January 14

The 2020 release from Stick Men Owari, recorded in collaboration with Gary Husband, was captured in February 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was taking hold. It finds the band in fine form, playing its unique version of progressive rock. We’ll hear selections from that release as well as music from Stick Men’s Markus Reuter’s Truce LP.