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Uncharted Waters 2.8.19

This week, I was very excited to discover The Dip – a 7 piece out of Seattle:

I know I’m not alone in my appreciate of British artist Yolanda Quartey – or simply YOLA – whose new record was produced by Dan Auerbach:

Here’s the full playlist:

“Sure Don’t Miss You” The Dip
“Beyond the Border” Bhi Bhiman
“The Burn” Elise Davis
“Paint My Face” The Devil Makes Three
“Won’t Happen” Ten Fe
“When I Die” Beirut
“Varieties of Exile” Beirut
“I Giardini” Beirut
“Me And My Baby” Leyla McCalla
“Like a Force of Nature” Todd Snider
“All I Need To Know” Seth Walker
“Bury Me Deep” Kim Lenz
“Faraway Look” Yola
“Valentine Shmalentine” SOAK
“Eyes On You” Mosaic MSC

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88.7FM Cape & Islands | 96.5FM Newport |


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Uncharted Waters 2.1.19

Below you can see the full playlist for UW, 2/1… I featured a new album from an Icelandic artist I had never heard of before – Junius Meyvant! I was also super surprised at how much I love the new Sunflower Bean song, as they had never fully won me over before…

Check out Junius Meyvant:

“Sisyphus”Andrew Bird
“I Could Have Been An Angel” Sean McConnell
“Passing Afternoon” Iron & Wine (demo)
“Fear City” Sunflower Bean  
“Can’t Help The Way I Feel” Lily & Madeleine
“Let It Pass” Junius Meyvant
“High Alert” Junius Meyvant
“Love Child” Junius Meyvant
“Telepathic Mail” The Wild Reeds
“Old Black Magic” Josh Ritter
“Timing is Everything (And I’m Falling Behind)” Kurt Vile (single)
“Moderation” Florence + The Machine (single)
“Channel Changing with the Holy Ghosts” Fulton Lights 
“I Think It’s All Different” Ben Dickey

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Uncharted Waters 1.25.19

See the full playlist for this week’s Uncharted Waters below, and enjoy two new songs in particular that I cannot stop listening to —

Vampire Weekend “Harmony Hall”

Ryan Adams “Fuck The Rain”


“Harmony Hall” Vampire Weekend
“F*** The Rain” Ryan Adams
“Believe” Amen Dunes
“Sculptor” Luluc
“The Long Way Home” John Paul White
“Front Porch” Joy Williams

Featured album:
Look At My Soul: The Latin Shade of Texas Soul (the work of producer Adrian Quesada)
feat. Johnny Hernandez “Ain’t No Big Thing”
feat. Paul and the Tall Trees “Joey”
feat. Jonny Benavidez “Love Reverberation”

“Call My Name” I’m With Her
“What Have We Done” Shook Twins
“Now That I Know” Shannon McNally
“Red Bull & Hennessy” Jenny Lewis
“Dylan Thomas” Better Oblivion Community Center (Phoebe Bridgers & Conor Oberst)

Listen Fridays/Sundays at 9PM
88.7FM Cape & Islands | 96.5FM Newport |

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Uncharted Waters 1.18.19

Check out my playlist for Uncharted Waters below, and enjoy a few tracks that really struck me this week:

Here’s Emily King, out of NYC, with a gorgeous new anthem, “Look At Me Now”

Did you know Sean Lennon and Les Claypool make music together as The Claypool Lennon Delirium?


“The Wolves” Mandolin Orange
“All I Need” Townes Van Zandt
“Landslide” Beirut
“Look At Me Now” Emily King
“Stars Around My Heart” Steve Mason
“Chevrolet Van” The Nude Party
“Water On Mars” The Nude Party
“Records” The Nude Party
“Wild Coyote” The Nude Party
“Blood and Rockets – Movement 1, Saga of Jack Parsons” The Claypool Lennon Delirium
“Dead Of Night” Orville Peck
“Cuatro Crazy” Y La Bamba
“Outta My Head” Jocelyn & Chris Arndt
“Different Kind of Love” Adia Victoria
“The Wire” Shovels & Rope

Listen Fridays at 9PM
88.7FM Cape & Islands | 96.5FM Newport |
(with a replay on Sundays at 9PM)

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Uncharted Waters 1.11.19

Uncharted Waters this past week featured selections from the new Robert Ellis album, Robert Ellis is the Texas Piano Man, which is officially out on Valentine’s Day. It’s an album I know I’ll be listing on my favorites of 2019 when the year comes to the end.

Check out my favorite track from the new Robert Ellis, and my full playlist is below:


“Hard Case” Tedeschi Trucks Band
“A Tight Ship” David Gray
“Love Gone Wrong” Lula Wiles
“Drowning in the Sound” Amanda Palmer
“Jingle and Go” Ryan Bingham
“Vagabond” Steve Gunn
“There You Are” Robert Ellis
“Passive Agressive” Robert Ellis
“Father” Robert Ellis
“Plains” Deerhunter
“Clap Your Hands” Galactic
“GotItBad” St. Paul & the Broken Bones
“Lie To Me” The Bright Light Social Hour
“The Flower” Michael Franti & Spearhead feat. Victoria Canal

Listen Fridays at 9PM
88.7FM Cape & Islands | 96.5FM Newport |
(with a replay on Sundays at 9PM)

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Best Of Uncharted Waters 2018

Over the course of 2018, I put together 40 installments of MVYRADIO’s new music show, Uncharted Waters. As the year drew to a close, I perused those 40 hours of playlists for the “best” songs, and also threw in a few memorable singles that MVYRADIO embraced in our regular rotation.

Hit play on the Spotify playlist below and then scroll through my picks for the “Best Of” Uncharted Waters 2018:

mvyradio’s Uncharted Waters


Friday/Sunday December 28/30

“Gold Rush” Death Cab For Cutie
“Lookalike” Bernhoft
“Gold” Sister Sparrow
“No Expectations” Bahamas
“Straight Shot” Devotchka
“You and I” The Revivalists
“Don’t Bring Me Flowers” Elise Davis
“Wait” Dwight & Nicole
“Lose” Hannah Gill
“Need Your Love” Curtis Harding
“Catch Me I’m Falling” Kelly Finnigan
“Before We Were Together” Margaret Glaspy

Friday/Sunday December 21/23

“This Town’s A Drag” Cordovas
“Total Disaster” Rhett Miller
“Do Whatever” The Suffers
“Mistake” Middle Kids
“Tahitian Blue” John Butler Trio
“Born in the Right Country” River Whyless
“Baby Let’s Go” Fruition
“Bang Bang Bang” The Sea The Sea
“I Get Up” The Teskey Brothers
“New Love” The National Reserve
“Bad Luck” Neko Case
“We Don’t Care” Eric Bibb
“Loving Is Easy” Rex Orange County
“How Simple” Hop Along
“What’s Chasing You” Marlon Williams
“Symbol” Adrianne Lenker

Friday/Sunday December 14/16

“Under The Wheels” Dr. Dog
“Cash For Gold” Cut Worms
“Girls From California” Lucie Silvas
“Allocate” Damien Jurado
“Rock & Stick” Boz Scaggs
“Watch Fire” Laura Veirs
“13” Ciaran Lavery
“Strange American Dream” Rayland Baxter
“Nobody” Mitski
“Stay” Cat Power
“Caves” Gregory Alan Isakov
“Honey” Million Miles
“Wished Out” Carl Broemel

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NEW: Rayland Baxter, Death Cab, Amos Lee

Some fresh music I’ve been loving lately – the new albums from Rayland Baxter, Death Cab For Cutie and Amos Lee. Here’s a taste of them:

Rayland Baxter “Strange American Dream”

Death Cab for Cutie “Gold Rush”

Amos Lee “No More Darkness No More Light”

Don’t forget to listen to my hourlong NEW MUSIC show on mvyradioUncharted Waters. It airs Fridays at 9PM and again on Sundays at 9PM

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