Out Today by The Orchard: Alice Coltrane, The Sweet Life & More

Alice Coltrane Out TodayHappy Friday to all! Spring has finally sprung in NYC and the sun is making us thirsty for some bright, new tunes. This week brings a bit of something for all. From spiritual serenity to pick-up truck sing-a-longs, we have a variety of tracks that will hit your favorite niche.

Luaka Bop has revived the sounds of Alice Coltrane unearthing rare songs from her period at Sai Anantam Ashram. “Om Rama” along with “Om Shanti” will be included as part of a compilation of Alice’s unreleased works titled, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda. The compilation features liner notes from Ashley Khan,  Flying Lotus (Alice’s great nephew) and both of her children Michelle and Oran. They describe the power of music and how Alice’s love and energy resonate with them to this day. Read more about the legendary singer here.

A story about two lost souls on a cross-country adventure, Chris Messina and Abigail Spencer star in The Sweet Life. Out now on via on demand and digital download, the emotional comedy takes you on a rollercoaster as you watch the characters fall in love along their suicidal journey to the Golden Gate Bridge. Watch the clip below and catch the full length feature here.

Nothing says summer like quite like country does. Lucas Hoge‘s “Dirty South” is satisfies that window down jam of the season. With a gritty southern tune and catchy hook, the song is could motivate anyone to strap on a pair of cowboy boots and line-dance the night away. Check out the lyric video below and save the single for yourself here.

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