Songs of the week, week-ending 12/02/17

After last week’s closely linked set, largely led by my current reading of Johnny Marr’s autobiography, Set the Boy Free, it’s a far more loosely-connected set this week.  I started the week with the stereo on shuffle, and was served up a track by The Gaslight Anthem – the first in some time.  Feeder are…

Songs of the week, week-ending 05/02/17

Circumstance determines that there’s strong linkage between this week’s records.  Conor Oberst has a new record due out soon and has taken Phoebe Bridgers on tour with him.  Bridgers has received high praise from Ryan Adams, whose PaxAm label she is now signed to and who is himself releasing a new album in a couple of weeks’…