It’s months like this that I’m really thankful for all the excellent music blogs out there that keep me well-stocked with new and interesting things. From Slowcoustic to The Yellow Stereo, Stereogum to Gorilla vs. Bear, I really am spoiled for choice. I’m also still digging my way through those excellent shows over at KEXP and Wolfgang’s Concert Vault. All in all, it’s been a great couple of weeks for music! And so, in this slightly shorter edition of “Now Playing,” I’ll pass on some of the great things that have come my way. Let’s begin!