Playlist of the week #262

Music news

Here is the weekend playlist, in which the WECB France editorial staff looks back on their favorites and discoveries of the week!

The weekend playlist can also be streamed!

Temples – Slow Days

Although Exotico was released in April, Temples continues to promote it, with the music video for the sunny and sedate “Slow Days”. A scent of summer vacation blows between the seasonal winter breezes, carried by the talent of the British group.

GAMI – Step by Step (Moon)

Before the GAMI concert at the Bars en Trans in Rennes on December 7, here is the captivating “Step by Step (Moon)”, from the eponymous EP. Written during the pandemic, this title “un desire for well-being, to dance under the moon despite the difficulties, a sweet melancholy which rocks and soothes.”

Porcupine Tree – Fear of a Blank Planet (live)

The progressive rock band Porcupine Tree immortalizes its reformation tour with a new live album, soberly titled CLOSURE/CONTINUATION.LIVE, from their latest album. Nevertheless, the group unveils to highlight the classic “Fear of a Blank Planet” from 2007, performed brilliantly. To rediscover now.

Marie Urbain – Your Adventure

Mixing influences while ignoring musical niches, Marie Urbain unveils the live version of the title “Ton Aventure”. The result is delicate and catchy pop and folk.

Papooz – No One Else

Before the release of Resonate on January 26, 2024, discover No One Else, described as “the only ballad on the album”. Papooz also takes on a simple and direct piece, carried by a strong melody.

Omar Rodríguez-López – Your Own Worst Enemy

After the recent return of The Mars Volta to the forefront, guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López is preparing the release of a solo album entitled Is It The Clouds?, January 19. Discover the folk song “Your Own Worst Enemy”, rich in delicious arpeggios.

I Me Mine – Childish World

The French-New Zealand folk trio unveils a new single entitled “Childish World”. Sam Déverelle describes it as “ the first “protest song” of the group with its criticism of the consumer society in the face of the climate emergency. » To be found in the album Tsu Na Mi, scheduled for January 26, 2024.

Ghost – Zenith

The masked Swedes are taking advantage of the release of a new digital compilation 13 Commandments to release “Zenith”, a track previously only available as a bonus from the album Meliora (2015). You can now enjoy the digital version of this rarity from Ghost.

If you missed the previous playlist, find it here


Written by

Christopher Johnson

Christopher Johnson is a dedicated writer and key contributor to the WECB website, Emerson College's student-run radio station. Passionate about music, radio communication, and journalism, Christopher pursues his craft with a blend of meticulous research and creative flair. His writings on the site cover an array of subjects, from music reviews and artist interviews to event updates and industry news. As an active member of the Emerson College community, Christopher is not only a writer but also an advocate for student involvement, using his work to foster increased engagement and enthusiasm within the school's radio and broadcasting culture. Through his consistent and high-quality outputs, Christopher Johnson helps shape the voice and identity of WECB, truly embodying its motto of being an inclusive, diverse, and enthusiastic music community.