Archives for May 2013

Touché Amoré and Pianos Become the Teeth – Split 7″

Touché Amoré and Pianos Become The Teeth are two of the most talked about bands in the hardcore scene, and for a damn good reason. Both are known for their emotionally driven lyrics, powerful delivery and elegant musical style, but most importantly, they stand out from a crowd full of bands trying to recreate what has already been done. Why? … [Read more...]

New Album from The Ropes out now

The Ropes released a new 9-song album entitled "Post-entertainment".  Download and "pay what you like": Video for "The 57th Floor":   … [Read more...]

Shawn Waters – Bury Heart

Brooklyn based singer-songwriter Shawn Waters preaches in earnest and sings of love, sin and God on this eight song debut. His voice blends Nick Drake’s tenderness with the rough edge of Johnny Cash. He also acknowledges the influence of Tom Waits, Michael Kiwanuka, and Justin Townes Earle and you can add to the list just about anyone else who’s … [Read more...]

New Album from Bex Marshall out now

Female, British Blues/roots guitar phenomena, Bex Marshall , released her third album, the self-produced House Of Mercy. Recorded over many late, wine-and-good-times-soaked nights around the kitchen table of her home in North London known as the House of Mercy, it was inevitable the album should be named the same. On House Of Mercy Marshall … [Read more...]

New Album out now from Kait Lawson

Memphis artist Kait Lawson's debut LP Until We Drown is out now via Madjack Records (Lucero, and more.) After spending time as a musician in both Nashville and New York, Kait Lawson returned to her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee to record her debut album, Until We Drown. The songs on … [Read more...]

The National – Trouble Will Find Me

For the greater part of a decade, and for die-hards much longer, The National has immensely impressed with album after album of ridiculously comforting highs and words that best some of the current great authors' purposes. The band's music has always prevailed on what many would claim to be simple measures of technique but what the real lovers … [Read more...]

Mark Mulcahy releases new Album in June

The Mezzotint Label is very happy to announce the release of ‘Dear Mark J Mulcahy I Love You.’ This will be the first studio release by Mark Mulcahy since 2005’s critically acclaimed In Pursuit Of Your Happiness. The US Release Date is June 18, 2013. "She Makes The World Turn Backwards": … [Read more...]

New EP from The Cannanes out now

Long-awaited “Small Batch” EP from The Cannanes is out now The Cannanes have been releasing modest, ramshackle records since forming in Sydney, Australia almost 30 years ago.  Though essentially underground, the band has amassed a legion of fans in that time, including Kurt Cobain, who, it … [Read more...]

Debut Album from Anna Hillburg out now

California Clap Records is excited to announce the debut solo album from Anna Hillburg (of San Francisco's power-pop darlings, Dreamdate). A classically trained trumpet player, Anna has spent the last decade in the Bay Area garage rock scene as a songwriter, singer, drummer, and bass player. Her songs have … [Read more...]

Graph Rabbit – Snowblind videos

Graph Rabbit, a duo comprised of Brooklyn-based artist Austin Donohue and Shy Kedmi (with an assist from producer Allen Farmelo) released Snowblind on its own label, Butterscotch Records, in October 2012.    Anyone pining for a mellowed out Thom Yorke or a toned down Jonsi will find a blissful sonic and vocal utopia on this subtly wondrous beauty … [Read more...]