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Volume 1. Number 31. Sunday is the new Friday. 
All Mirrors

The Week That Was: New Music + Galaxie 500 + Supergroups

And Mike Wagner, too!

Monday Nov 4 - November is really here and we got back on schedule with new music. Patrick dished up new Angel Olsen and Ubik. 
Tuesday Nov. 5 - Jim dropped his new music picks, including a totally bitchin' track from Corridor and a cool tune from Palehound. 
Wednesday Nov. 6 - Mr. Mike Wagner dialed in for a discussion about the things that happen after a record is recorded. Like mastering and stuff. And the 'Mats, too. 
Thursday Nov. 7 - Nick Scalera was in the basement and we got to talking about Galaxie 500's stone cold classic On Fire. This is an episode you're gonna enjoy. If you can keep from crying, that is. 
Friday Nov. 8 - Mike Snider opened a can of worms with Friday's episode, getting into the musical soup that is supergroups. We have a feeling there is going to be a lot of reaction to this episode. Press play now if you haven't already.
A different side of Nashville 

On Deck: Americana Week

Dan Gursky files a full and fascinating report on the state of Americana following his trip to Nashville in September. Be prepared to add a bunch of new albums and artists to your playlists. Keep a pencil and paper handy to jot all these new names down. 

Monday Nov 11 - Americana Week day one. 
Tuesday Nov. 12 - Americana Week day two. 
Wednesday Nov.13 - Americana Week day three.  
Thursday Nov. 14 - Americana Week day four. 
Friday Nov. 15 - Americana Week day five. 

   Suburbs Pod Shoutout Corner©

     Big shout to all those record stores (like Strictly Discs in Madison, WI) who have put up the Rockin' the Suburbs poster. Every gesture of support for our show means a lot to us.

Wayback Machine: French Horn

As we gear up for Americana Week with Dan Gursky, let's hop in the Wayback Machine and head all the way to episode 56, where Dan went all french horn on us. 

What We're Listening To:


Suburbs Pod Guests On Tour, Nov 10 - 24

Just because it's Sunday doesn't mean you can't go to a show. 

Nicole Atkins (episode 220

(All Dates opening for the Wood Brothers)

Nov. 10 - Cincinnati OH - Taft Theatre
Nov. 12 - St. Louis MO - The Pageant
Nov. 13 - Kansas City MO - The Truman
Nov. 14 - Minneapolis MN - First Avenue
Nov. 15 - Madison WI - Barrymore Theatre
Nov. 16 - Indianapolis IN - The Vogue

Cory Branan (episode 248)

Nov. 10 - Chapel Hill NC - Local 506
Nov. 11 - Norfolk VA - Taphouse Grill
Nov. 12 - Vienna VA - Jammin Java
Nov. 13 - Stanhope NJ - Stanhope House
Nov. 15 - Philadelphia PA - Boot & Saddle
Nov. 16 - Middletown CT - MAC 65
Nov. 17 - New York NY - City Vineyard
Nov. 18 - Boston MA - Haymarket Lounge
Nov. 20 - Pittsburgh PA - Club Cafe
Nov. 22 - Arlington Heights IL - Hey Nonny
Nov. 23 - Minneapolis MN - Aster Cafe

Jesse Dayton (episode 709)

Nov. 14 - Beaumont TX - Jefferson Theatre
Nov. 21 - Denton TX - Dan’s Silverleaf
Nov. 22 - Little Rock AR - White Water Tavern
Nov. 23 - Oklahoma City OK - VZD’s Restaurant & Bar
Nov. 24 - Plano TX - Love & War in TX

Ron Gallo (episode 401

Nov. 20 - Milan, Italy - Circolo Ohibo

Guster (episode 531

Nov. 22 - Burlington VT - Higher Ground
Nov. 23 - Burlington VT - First Unitarian Universalist Church (acoustic show)  

Mandolin Orange (episode 546

Nov. 13 - Salem VA - Salem Civic Center
Nov. 14 - Washington DC - Lincoln Theatre
Nov. 15 - Brooklyn NY - Brooklyn Steel
Nov. 16 - Providence RI - Columbus Theatre
Nov. 17 - Buffalo NY - Asbury Hall
Nov. 19 - Montreal QC - L’Astral
Nov. 20 - Toronto ON - The Opera House
Nov. 21 - Northampton MA - Academy of Music Theatre
Nov. 22 - Portland ME - State Theatre
Nov. 23 - Boston MA - Shubert Theatre
Nov. 24 - Frederick MD - Weinberg Center for the Arts

Dan Mangan (episode 571)

Nov. 19 - London ON - London Music Hall
Nov. 20 - St. Catharines ON - FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Nov. 21 - Peterborough ON - Market Hall
Nov. 23 - Ottawa ON - National Arts Centre Southam Hall

Junius Meyvant (episode 616)

Nov. 22 - Akureyri, Iceland - Graeni hatturinn

Chuck Prophet (episode 66

Nov. 12 - Martinez CA - Armando
Nov. 13 - Santa Ynez CA - Maverick Saloon
Nov. 14 - Ojai CA - Kim Maxwell Studio
Nov. 15 - Santa Monica CA - McCabe’s
Nov. 16 - Whittier CA - Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts
Nov. 17 - San Diego CA - Humphrey’s Backstage Live

Maggie Rose (episode 703)

Nov. 15 - Nashville TN - Ryman Auditorium
Nov. 23 - Austin TX - Empire Control Room

Tommy Stinson (episode 110)

Nov. 19 - Madrid, Spain - Fun House Music Bar
Nov. 20 - Zaragoza, Spain - Las Arnas
Nov. 21 - Barcelona, Spain - Rocksound BCN
Nov. 22 - Oviedo, Spain - La Salvaje
Nov. 23 - Bilbao, Spain - Crazy Horse
Nov. 24 - Rubalcaba, Spain - Los Picos Whisky Bar

White Reaper (episode 399)

Nov. 10 - Columbus OH - A&R Music Bar
Nov. 11 - Pittsburgh PA - Smiling Moose
Nov. 22 - Orlando FL - Florida Man Music Festival
Nov. 23 - Ft. Lauderdale FL - Riptide Music Festival
Nov 24 - Tampa FL - MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Friday New Releases! 

Even though it's Sunday, these are still new albums and we hope you did your Friday duty and went to the record store to visit the new releases. 

Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders - Get the Money (RCA)
Just about every Foo has a side project, but Hawkins is the only one who truly seems to understand how his fits into the rock ’n’ roll universe. Hence, the name of his band, and the album’s title. That Hawkins developed into a fan favorite is an achievement in itself; he’s the drummer backing up the guy many fans still think should be behind the kit. He “gets it,” and this album shows it too. Hawkins enlists stars like Chrissie Hyde and Joe Walsh and Perry Ferrell and, yes, Dave Grohl too, to plow through a collection of straight-on, and often self-deprecating, rock tunes.

Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron - Lost Wisdom, Pt. 2 (P.W. Elverum & Sun)
This album deals with Phil Elverum’s journey through grief and loss, themes he started in 2008’s Lost Wisdom. These new songs deal primarily with the death of his first wife and separation from his second. Singer Doiron helps him work through the pain.

The Wonder Stuff - Better Being Lucky (Good Deeds)
The ninth album from this British alterna-rock band (with a regularly changing cast of members outside of leader Miles Hunt) continues the big guitar sound, often backed by keyboards and accented with folky touches. It may sound a bit out of place in 2019, but it can still be a wonder to experience.

Various - Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots (Bloodshot)
Next week we talk about Americana music on Suburbs Pod. If you’re new to the genre, this compilation, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Chicago’s Bloodshot Records (one of the top labels in the alt-country biz) is a good starting point. Featuring Jon Langford, Robbie Fulks, Freakwater and other true believers.

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