As part of our new series looking at new singles and eps being released, we are delighted to kick-off with the rather excellent duo, 'Infra Violet' and their debut single 'Polaroid' which you can listen to here
I saw the news first thing this morning – a post by Hank III – but was lost for words. I was a huge fan. For me Justin Townes Earle was one of the 'Big Four', alongside Ryan Bingham, Joe Pug and Frank Turner. A new generation of brilliant singer/songwriters, all roughly the same age. I often said that of all the sons of famous singers, here was a case where I liked the son even better than the father.
Three-piece Riveryard are an indie trio from Manchester whose debut single 'Backyard' has an instant appeal and without doubt leans on the musical tradition of their hometown. Their live shows have already earned them a fiercely loyal following in the North West.
With sweet hooks and country style swing, Pretty Decent continues their rise into the country music scene. The four piece from the suburbs of Philadelphia, expands on the pop-country genre with their self-branded ‘Hometown Pop’.
Dan Michaelson releases his new album on 24th July via Village Green Recordings. Following the release of 'Colourfield Prelude', his first instrumental work on the label, which received support from Elizabeth Alker on BBC3 and Gilles Peterson on 6 Music and Worldwide FM, Dan has now shared 'Colourfield II', the lead track from the album.
The Ascension, is the eighth solo studio album from singer, songwriter and composer Sufjan Stevens
The Treble have self-produced a video for their new single "No Secrets (There For You)" that is a track for their album 'Rivals'. The video sees the band recreating 45 iconic music videos from the 80s including clips from DEVO, Talking Heads, George Michael and Rick Astley plus, many more.
There are record stores all over the world that need some support and Good Records of Dallas Texas are no exception. Throughout its 20 year history the store has hosted a number of exceptional instore performances from a wide range of eclectic acts including Alice Cooper, Erykah Badu, Baroness, Beach House, Dawes, Death Cab For Cutie, Steve Earle, Grandaddy, Grimes, Grizzly Bear, Daniel Johnston, The Lumineers, Of Montreal, The Polyphonic Spree, Queens of the Stone Age, The Shins, Spoon, St. Vincent, Chris Stapleton, They Might Be Giants, Tegan & Sara, Jeff Tweedy, TV On The Radio, Kurt Vile, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs to name but a few.
BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to reissue DIO's 1996 - 2004 studio albums: Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing The Dragon (2002), and Master Of The Moon (2004). These newly remastered versions feature rare and never before released live and studio bonus tracks. Remastered by longtime DIO collaborator Wyn Davis with updated artwork from frequent DIO designer Marc Sasso.
Californian singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet (ex- Green On Red) has announced his latest album, 'The Land That Time Forgot', and shared the first single and video 'Marathon'.
Dream, Ivory is the hazy, melancholic sibling duo of Christian and Louie Baello.
Last week Nadine Shah announced her fourth studio album, 'Kitchen Sink' which will be released on 5thJune via Infectious Music.