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UW June playlists

Below are my June playlists for Uncharted Waters, and I’ve put together another Spotify playlist for you to listen to! Preview below, or CLICK HERE.


“Get Yourself Together” The Black Keys
“Wake Up” Run River North
“I Found Out” The Head and the Heart
“Honeybee” The Head and the Heart
“Wasted Youth” Jenny Lewis
“Aint Got No Money” Justin Townes Earle
“Don’t Drink the Water” Justin Townes Earle
“The Saint of Lost Causes” Justin Townes Earle
“Pacific Northwestern Blues” Justin Townes Earle
“Winds Change” Orville Peck
“Cocaine Country Dancing” Paul Cauthen
“Numb” Dotan
“Hot Tears” Leif Vollebekk
“My Backwards Walk” Manchester Orchestra


“Bad News” Ghost Hounds
“Keep On” The Steel Wheels
“Be Still Moon” Steve Gunn
“Shrunken Heads” Steve Gunn
“Come Tomorrow” Dave Matthews Band feat. Brandi Carlile
“Anytime” Mavis Staples
“Brothers and Sisters” Mavis Staples
“We Get By” Mavis Staples w/ Ben Harper
“Sometime” Mavis Staples
“Kantori Ongaku” Devendra Banhart
“Disco” Surf Curse
“Candy Wrappers” Summer Salt
“Strangers” City and Colour
“Complainer” Cold War Kids
“No Bullets Spent” Spoon


2:19 “High Steppin” The Avett Brothers
3:18 “I Need A Teacher” Hiss Golden Messenger
2:37 “Broken Mirror Pose” Kyle Craft & Showboat Honey
4:38 “The Heartbreakers” Rod Melancon
2:54 “Heart Attack Kid” Ben Kweller
3:10 “Slow Mover” Angie McMahon
3:16 “Keeping Time” Angie McMahon
4:38 “Pasta” Angie McMahon
3:20 “Missin Me” Angie McMahon
3:10 “Tear It Out My Heart” Walker Lukens
3:31 “Shockwave” Liam Gallagher
3:17 “A New Way” MORGXN
3:42 “Do Me Dirty (Charly)” Pinky Pinky
3:44 “Walk Away” The Jacks
3:30 “Do Me Right” Hollis Brown


“Something Tells Me” BAILEN
“Getaway” MEIKO
“Barbara’s Song” Ian Noe
“Come On Time” Willie Nelson
“Look How Far We’ve Come” Joy Williams
“Canary” Joy Williams
“No Place Like You” Joy Williams
“Hotel St. Cecilia” Joy Williams
“When Creation Was Young” Joy Williams
“Giving Up” Whitney
“Born Again” Dylan LeBlanc
“Hold Your Nerve” Boy & Bear
“We Were Together” Heather Maloney ft. Taylor Goldsmith
“Superbike” Jay Som
“Something New”Babe Rainbow
“Hey, Ma” Bon Iver

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Uncharted Waters – May playlists

Below are my May selections for Uncharted Waters, and here’s a Spotify playlist for you to listen to! CLICK HERE if you can’t see the player below


“Calm Down” Pete Yorn
“Can’t Stop You” Pete Yorn
“Room 13” Jesse Malin
“Just Call” John Butler Trio
“Make That Change” Matt Costa
“Castles” Lissie
“Sleepwalking” Lissie
“Cowboy Take Me Away” Lissie
“Love Blows” Lissie
“Chauffeur’s Daughter” Chris Robinson Brotherhood
“Boots Off” Rich Mahan
“All Night” The Allman Betts Band
“Welcome To Your First Heartache” Chris Shiflett
“Low” JR JR
“Supply & Demand” Wilder Woods


“Live Wire” Sheryl Crow (ft. Bonnie Raitt & Mavis Staples)
“Oklahoma” Keb Mo
“Shame” Pony Bradshaw
“Apple Tree” Another Sky
“Trombone” Nick Lowe
“Raincoat in the River” Nick Lowe
“Take You There” Bruce Hornsby
“Fractals” Bruce Hornsby
“Cast Off” Bruce Hornsby
“Echolocation” Bruce Hornsby
“Ode To Artifice” Samia
“Mike’s Song” Walk off the Earth
“Future Love” RIDE
“Sunlight” Yuno


“Desert Rose” TK & The Holy Know-Nothings
“I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” Buddy & Julie Miller
“King Whirl” David Huckfelt
“Something On Your Mind” Shannon Lay
“Letter To My Younger Self” Ambar Lucid
“white coat” Tyler Ramsey
“breaking a heart” Tyler Ramsey
“Evening Country” Tyler Ramsey
“For the Morning” Tyler Ramsey
“Delilah” Making Movies
“Holy Roller” Emily Wolfe
“Get Down” Leela James, The Truth Band
“Get Out Of Here” Bobby Rush


“I Want You” Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
“Which Side Of The River?” James House and the Blues Cowboys
“Lest We Forget (blood)” Esperanza Spalding
“Keep The Change” Mattiel
“Caribbean Skies” Citizen Cope
“Marrow” Jealous of the Birds
“Clementina” Jealous of the Birds
“New York Has a Lump in Her Throat” Jealous of the Birds
“Tunnels” Night Glitter
“Sidewinder” Cautious Clay
“Hardwired” Hailey Knox
“Poise” Chelsea Shag
“You And I” Barns Courtney
“Pin It Down” Madison Cunningham
“Heart” Rainbow Kitten Surprise


“F Delano” Kishi Bashi
“Gem” Daughter of Swords
“Hairpin Turns” The National
“Century” Big Thief
“Chin Up” Yoke Lore
“Maybe, I’m Afraid” lovelytheband
“Gold Past Life” Fruit Bats
“Something Tells Me” BAILEN
“Bottle It Up” BAILEN
“Not Gonna Take Me” BAILEN
“Careless Wishing” BAILEN
“Bad Case” Lukas Nelson &POTR
“Teacher’s Blues” Reed Turchi
“Things Are Changin’” Kelly Hafner
“Big Bear In The Sky” Chuck Mead

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Uncharted Waters – April playlists

My April playlists are below…  and I’m happy to offer you this March/April Spotify playlist of songs I gave a spin on Uncharted Waters — CLICK HERE TO OPEN PLAYLIST or preview the songs below!


“Love Starvation” Nick Lowe
“Desperado” The Cactus Blossoms
“As The Crow Flies” Ozwald
“Cellophane” FKA Twigs
“My Mother and I” Lucy Dacus
“Rolling Rolling Rolling” Daniel Norgren
“Heavy as Lead” Leyla McCalla
“The Capitalist Blues” Leyla McCalla
“Ain’t No Use” Leyla McCalla
“Money Is King” Leyla McCalla
“Speak Out” Rising Appalachia feat Ani DiFranco
“Go Where You Wanna Go” Echo In The Canyon
“I’ll Wait” The Strumbellas
“Magnesium Dreams” Emma Hill


“Saw Lightning” Beck
“Real Life” Cayucas
“I Don’t Believe” Hayley Sales
“Irene” Ian Noe
“Travel Light” South Austin Moonlighters
“Running” Anders Osborne
“Ahead Of Myself” Mo Kenney
“Are You Open?” Seth Walker
“Underdog” Seth Walker
“No Bird” Seth Walker
“Hard Road” Seth Walker
“Shapes in the Sun” Allman Brown
“Mess” Noah Kahan
“The Best Thing” Joanne Shaw Taylor
“Shoulder” Peter More
“OMG Rock n Roll” Kevin Morby


“Don’t Do Me Like That” J Mascis
“What You Do To Me” Hamish Anderson
“Love Crimes” Hayden Thorpe
“Now It’s Gone” Ben Fuller
“Everybody Here Hates You” Courtney Barnett
“Another Song About A Broken Heart” Sean McConnell
“Everything That’s Good” Sean McConnell
“I Could Have Been An Angel” Sean McConnell
“Shaky Bridges” Sean McConnell (feat. the McCrary Sisters)
“Gloria” The Lumineers
“Fixture Picture” Aldous Harding
“Lucky Stars” Lucy Spraggan
“Worthless” Anna Tivel
“Makes Me Wonder” Caleb Elliott
“Clap Your Hands” Jessy Wilson


“Sucker Punch” PicaPica
“Into the Sun” Mandolin Orange
“All Of Our Yesterdays” Mac DeMarco
“The Walls” Jordie Lane
“What Would Your Mama Say” Matt Andersen
“Something To Lose” Matt Andersen (feat. Amy Helm)
“Better Than You Want” Matt Andersen
“Long Rider” Matt Andersen
“Time” John The Martyr
“Get Out And Get It” Devon Gilfillian
“Outside Of This Town” Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
“You Are The Shining Light” Eels
“Rocking Chair” Josh Hyde

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Uncharted Waters – March playlists

I’ve gotten quite backed up on posting my playlists but I’m determined to remedy that and make it a weekly habit! Below are the rest of my March playlists, and a few tunes that stuck out to me…

“Gold Plated Lie” Scott Mulvahill

“Sanity” Nick Murphy (formerly Chet Faker)

“Pink Lemonade” Daddy Long Legs


“Got It In You” Banners (acoustic)
“Forgiveness” Daphne Willis (acoustic)
“Something To Hope For” Craig Finn
“Stand Up (Show Love)” The O’Jays
“Black Moon Rising” Black Pumas
“My Love Goes On” James Morrison
“Gods Of Sleep” The Suitcase Junket
“Dreamless Life” The Suitcase Junket
“High Beams” The Suitcase Junket
“Dandelion Crown” The Suitcase Junket
“Just My Luck” Ages and Ages
“Awake” decker.
“Hypersonic Missiles” Sam Fender
“Pink Lemonade” Daddy Long Legs
“Big Boss Mama” Tami Neilson


“When I’m Gone” Gary Clark Jr.
“Renegade” Dylan LeBlanc
“Father Mountain” Calexico and Iron & Wine
“A Dream Of Home” Tyler Ramsey
“Truck Full Of Money” Donovan Woods
“Big Bear Mountain” JR JR
“May God Love You” Over The Rhine
“Leavin Days” Over The Rhine
“Better On The Muse” Over The Rhine
“Rocking Chair” Over The Rhine
“Equator Line” Lowland Hum
“Drive Thru Divorce” Trapper Shoepp
“Orpheus” Shawn James
“Satellites” The Blessing Business


“Times Like These” Hayes Carll
“Special Announcement” The Felice Brothers
“Sanity” Nick Murphy (formerly Chet Faker)
“Find A Way” Andy Frasco & the U.N.
“Gold Plated Lie” Scott Mulvahill
“Big Town Playboy” Keith Richards
“Chesapeake” Better Oblivion Community Center
“Service Road”Better Oblivion Community Center
“Didn’t Know What I Was In For” Better Oblivion Community Center
“My City” Better Oblivion Community Center
“You Had Your Soul With You” The National
“Foreign Tides” Ry X
“Dreams” Lissie

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Uncharted Waters 3.8.19

See the full playlist for this show below… and Holy Moly I love this Big Thief song:

“Hard Of Hearing” Radical Face
“Burning” Maggie Rogers
“Love All Night” Yola
“Don’t Let Me Sleep” Shana Cleveland
“UFOF” Big Thief
“Sheep” Mt. Joy
“The Ending” Tedeschi Trucks Band
“Walk Through This Life” Tedeschi Trucks Band
“Still Your Mind” Tedeschi Trucks Band
“Little Red Thread” KT Tuntstall
“Mettavollution” Rodrigo y Gabriela
“Lo/Hi” The Black Keys
“Change My Way” Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
“Puzzled and Amused” Night Marcher

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Uncharted Waters 2.29.19

I put this show together after attending Folk Alliance International 2019, in Montreal Canada.


(Intro music “The Echo” Pete’s Posse)
“Go Tell a Bird” Maya De Vitry
“How’d We Get to Know Each Other” Pumpkin Bread
“Halfway To Mexico” Abigail Lapell
“Bills in the Mail” Five Letter Word
“Your Poet Bleeding” Jay Aymar
“Don’t They Say” Katie Matzell
“Half A Mind” Freddy & Francine
“Better Days” Bethlehem & Sad Patrick
“Golden Ring” Belle Plaine
“Anaesthesia” Vivienne Wilder & the Vice Presidents
“Fellas, Get Out The Way” Scott Cook
“Poutine Reels“ Gus La Casse

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Uncharted Waters 2.22.19

“Tropic Of Cancer” Minor Poet
“Truths” Oh Pep!
“Everything I Like” The Suitcase Junket
“Long Way Home” Durand Jones & The Indications
“Everything Will Be Okay” Preston Lovinggood
“Rushing the Acid Frat” Stephen Malkmus
“Thought & Act” Nick Waterhouse
“I Feel An Urge Coming On” Nick Waterhouse
“Wreck the Rod” Nick Waterhouse
“By Heart” Nick Waterhouse
“Patient” Monica Martin
“The Barrel” Aldous Harding
“Love & Revelation” Over The Rhine
“Grains of Salt” Tacocat
“Fresh Out” Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Oh Pep! “Truths”

Stephen Malkmus “Rushing the Acid Frat”

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