Archives for September 2014

Brian Lopez returns with rock ‘n’ roll Single and Album

Brian Lopez shares new track, in advance of Static Noise, due September 23 on Funzalo Records Brian Lopez returns from his eclectic debut record Ultra, with a more focused sense of songwriting and a direct, potent rock ‘n’ roll sound. Lopez wrote Static Noise over more than two years, producing dozens of songs before choosing the best … [Read more...]

Greater Lengths – An All Saints Compilation

Founded in either 1991 or 1992 depending on which website you think the more accurate, All Saints records began life as an outlet for some of the lesser known works of Brian Eno, who was soon joined on the label by artistes as influential and actually revered as Roedelius, Djivan Gasparyan, Harold Budd and John Cale, and I would like to tell you … [Read more...]

Debut EP from Mancunian solo project Ocean in a bottle

Andy N (a means to an end / audio poesis) has released Approaching Stretford, the debut EP from his "kinda ambient piano project 'ocean in a bottle' (think olfaur arnalds / nils frahm).  Andy N explains that Approching Stretford "...is more than a walk through my roots... It is a understanding of what comes next." Previously best known for his … [Read more...]

Nachtmystium – The World We Left Behind

The World We Left Behind on Century Media was supposed to be Nachtmystium's last album according to founding member and lead singer Blake Judd.  Fans can now rest easy as he has stated that there will be more psychedelic black metal madness for the masses.  This is good news considering that the band split in 2013 after Blake Judd's arrest for … [Read more...]

Backwords Announce Album Release Show In Brooklyn NY, NEST Due 9/16 On Camper’s Rule

STREAM: "I'm Not Lying" Yesterday, Brooklyn Vegan shared the opening track to their upcoming album Nest. The single follows "Gloria", which debuted earlier this month. The band has announced a hometown record release show in Brooklyn at Baby's All Right on September 20th. The bill also includes Wild Yaks, Dead Stars, and Radical Dads, and copies … [Read more...]

Memory Drawings – There Is No Perfect Place

Following on from 2012’s blink-and-you-missed-it Music For Another Loss long-player for Second Language, comes the second studio set from the Anglo-American outfit Memory Drawings, this time for the Halifax micro-label Hibernate.  Once again built around the core talents of hammered dulcimer connoisseur and percussionist Joel Hanson, violinist … [Read more...]

E – “I Want To Feel Good” b/w “Great Light”

In the rush to exploit the revived and seemingly insatiable lust for vinyl in 12”-sized portions, the forever durable 7” single is currently being squeezed out of its market share again (except of course in the case of releases on Jack White’s Third Man label or for fan-fleecing exclusives, reissues or novelty items on Record Store Day).  But the … [Read more...]

Psych-rock band Fractal Cat releases sophomore Album

Stream/Download Album at BandCamp Fractal Cat's second album, Lovingkind, features nine new songs by songwriters Miles Gannett and Keith Jones. The band is completed by Jason Armstrong Baker on drums and Andy Myatt on bass, and is joined by several guest musicians to create an atmosphere of fun and celebration. Building on the success of the … [Read more...]