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UKNY For February 10

Bill Ryder Jones (photo by Ki Price, PR)

Bill Ryder Jones (photo by Ki Price, PR)


Bill Ryder-Jones left the Coral over a decade ago and since that time, he's been releasing uniquely beautiful solo albums — and producing bands like Our Girl, the Wytches, and Hooton Tennis Club. His new album, Yawn, was released in November and it suits these chillier months of contemplation; it's an intimate and exquisitely crafted vessel of grief and love.

On UKNY at 11, an especially lovely song from Jones's fine album, plus freshly-brewed releases via These New Puritans, Ibibio Sound Machine, Rosie Lowe, Soak, Berlin's Nils Frahm, and the Parrots, Madrid's feisty punk rockers who'll be making their way to Brooklyn's Rough Trade this Friday, February 15.

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Songs played:

1. Ibibio Sound Machine, “Wanna Come Down,” Doko Mien
2. (Madrid, ES) The Parrots, “Cigarette Burns,” single
3. (Stockholm, SE) Neneh Cherry, “Natural Skin Deep,” Broken Politics
4. Soak, “Knock Me Off My Feet,” Grim Town
5. (Melbourne, AU) Julia Jacklin, “Pressure to Party,” Crushing
6. Steve Mason, “America Is Your Boyfriend,” About the Light
7. The Ninth Wave, “Half Pure,” single
8. Bill Ryder-Jones, “Don’t Be Scared, I Love You,” Yawn
9. These New Puritans, “Inside the Rose,” Inside the Rose
10. (Berlin, DE) Nils Frahm, “A Walking Embrace,” Encores 2 EP
11. (Perth, AU) Stella Donnelly, “Old Man,” Beware of Dogs
12. Rosie Lowe, “Birdsong,” YU
13. dodie feat. Tom Walker, “Human,” Human EP