New music from Yellow Red Sparks – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Oct 5, 2012
New music from Yellow Red Sparks – Digital Servicing Only

Upon listening to the new EP by Yellow Red Sparks, you’d be surprised to learn that group calls Los Angeles their home. The group’s brand of folk rock ranges from raucous and anthemic to swaying and confessional — resulting in something you’d expect to find at a late-night, whiskey fueled, barnyard party — exactly at the moment where the night reaches its peak and the imminence of dawn settles in. Their new Four Steps in Corsets EP begins with the clacking of drum rims and a stomp that then bursts into a collective scream of “Why would you mess with my head!” Singer Joshua Hanson‘s state of distress makes for an omnipresent tension that makes for a bracing listen. On “Buy Me Honey”, the group takes a waltzy glide and reaches deeper to their roots and brings to light their rich harmonies and symphonic arrangements of old film. The four-track EP was produced by Ted Hutt (Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly) and mastered by multi-Grammy award winner, Brian Lucey (The Shins, Sigur Rós, The Black Keys). The group will be at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon and will be opening for ZZ Ward afterward down the west coast. Get to know the group’s cinematic and pastoral soundscapes before heading out to New York.

10/17 – CMJ Music Marathon – New York, NY
10/22 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
10/23 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
10/24 – WOW Hall – Eugene, OR
10/25 – Silo’s – Napa, CA
10/26 – Hotel Utah Saloon – San Francisco, CA

RIYL: Conor Oberst, My Morning Jacket, M. Ward


Digital Servicing Only

Label: ORG Music

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