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[Tonight In Somerville] NEW MUSIC NIGHT returns to the ONCE Lounge (plus last NMN’s playlist)

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 9:35 am | No Comments

Well, this worked out quite nicely indeed. When we were trying to figure out which (taco!) Monday evening in September would host the monthly New Music Night at Somerville’s Once Lounge, tonight jumped right out as the ideal choice. The reason? My two hour DJ set of new music and Boston-area ticket giveaways would serve as an intro of sorts for a free performance by singular songwriter Chris Brokaw, who will in turn be opening up for Catherine Capozzi (aka Axemunkee). As a longtime fan of all-things-Brokaw (including Come, Codeine, the New Year, Empty House Cooperative, his duo work with Geoff Farina, and occasional stint helping the Lemonheads sound better), it’s a show I would have been at anyway. Since Chris relocated from Boston to Seattle five years ago (side note: 5 years already?!), his area solo sets are rarer occasions, of course, and even more rarely do they feature the combo of taco accompaniment, free admission, and a carefully chosen playlist of brand new songs to set the mood.

Taco time starts at 5pm, New Music Night (and ticket giveaways) at 6pm, and Chris should start around 8pm. Oh, and about those giveaways? Great stuff this month, including pairs to upcoming area appearances by LVL UP, Pansy Division, Tanya Donelly, Poster Children, Kudgel, Halfsour, and Flock of Dimes (Jenn from Wye Oak!). For more info, check out the Facebook event, and scroll down below this month’s Daykamp-designed flyer for a look at what I played last month at NMN’s August edition…


Last month’s NEW MUSIC NIGHT playlist
from Monday, August 22nd, 2016
at ONCE Somerville

01. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – “Stranger Things” (Extended Theme)
02. Flock Of Dimes – “Everything Is Happening Today

     

03. Warpaint – “New Song
04. The Faint – “Skylab 1979
05. The Album Leaf – “Glimmering Lights
06. Belle and Sebastian – “Olympic Village 6AM
07. Stove – “Graduate and Congratulate

     

08. Sam Coomes – “Stride On
09. Dave Godowsky – “Something
10. Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan – “Bastards Of Young” (Replacements)

     

11. Lydia Loveless – “Out On Love
12. Chris Staples – “Golden Age
13. Smittens – “Together Forever In Love” (Go Sailor cover)

     

14. Barbara Manning & The Go-Luckys! – “A Mountain
15. Darren Hayman – “The Buffet Car Song
16. Allah-Las – “Could Be You
17. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – “A Kiss” (Stranger Things soundtrack)

[ a special live performance from New Dog ]

18. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – “She’ll Kill You” (Stranger Things soundtrack)
19. EZTV – “Reason To Run
20. Tennis – “Ladies Don’t Play Guitar
21. Weakened Friends – “Blankets

     

22. The Wedding Present – “Broken Bow
23. Pixies – “Talent
24. Walter Schreifels – “Save The Saveables
25. Brendan Canning – “Vibration Walls
26. Bruvs – “Friends
27. Bueno – “Oh Lord I’m Confused
28. Creative Adult – “Moving Window
29. Expanda Fuzz – “Flavour: Zombie
30. LVL UP – “Hidden Driver

     

31. Endless Arcade – “Lines
32. We Can All Be Sorry – “Nowhere Us
33. Halfsour – “Not Alright
34. Forth Wanderers – “Slop
35. Honey Bucket – “Downtown
36. Joanna Gruesome – “Occult Bookshop
37. Sheer – “Room
38. Joyce Manor – “Fake ID
39. Preoccupations – “Monotony
40. LA Font – “Can’t Be Beat
41. Teenage Fanclub – “Thin Air

     

42. Suburban Living – “Come True
43. Latchkey Lights – “No Control
44. Lost Film – “As You Were

     

45. Chris Hansen & Matt Pond – “Someone’s Daughter
46. Pfarmers – “Red Vermin
47. Swirlies – “Fantastic Trumpets Forever
48. Thalia Zedek Band – “360°

     

49. Eric Bachmann + Jon Rauhouse – “Camille

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