Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby
Don Everly (February 1, 1937 – August 21, 2021) / Phil Everly (born January 19, 1939, died January 3, 2014)
Floating amongst the flowers in a chill summer sangria session on the back porch, nothing could be better than a stack of recent CDs - mostly Canadian - to ameliorate the intensity of alternating rinses of sunburst and cloudburst in your Upper Atmosphere.
May we suggest?
From top left: Dana Sipos' transcendental The Astral Plane, produced by Sando Perri / Montreal's Endrick & The Sandwiches' splendid party poppers on Sunny Soul / Spellling's ominous manifesto of harmony and poetics on The Turning Wheel / Brad Sucks' rocking reveries and whimsy on A New Low In Hi-Fi / Broke Fuse with a spectrum of moods spreading out from the blues on Rocket Ride / redemptive roots sounds from Brandon Isaac's Modern Primitive / courageous - outrageous soul charges from Hiatus Kaiyote's Mood Valiant / the coolant properties of jazz adrenaline on Code Quartet's Genealogy and Boy Golden's cerebrally celebratory funrock vibes on Church of Better Daze.