Kathryn Calder Goes for Adds with “New Millennium” Single

Posted on Aug 31, 2015
Kathryn Calder Goes for Adds with “New Millennium” Single

Kathryn Calder, who is currently winding down a summer tour as a member of the New Pornographers, has decided to drop a surprise gift upon fans of her solo music by releasing “New Millennium.” The track, left off her recent self-titled solo album because Calder felt like its hard-rocking and fuzzed-out nature didn’t fit within […]

Lianne La Havas Earns Live Praise, Announces US Tour, Reaches #15 at CMJ

Posted on Aug 31, 2015
Lianne La Havas Earns Live Praise, Announces US Tour, Reaches #15 at CMJ

Before the July 31 release of her sophomore album Blood, which is currently at #15 on the CMJ Radio 200 and looking to peak even higher, British neo-soul genius Lianne La Havas played a couple of shows in the United States that turned heads. Of her Bowery Ballroom show, the New York Times wrote that “Ms. […]

Lael Neale is Featured by the Revue, Shares Poetry with Yay! LA

Posted on Aug 31, 2015
Lael Neale is Featured by the Revue, Shares Poetry with Yay! LA

The Revue has an embed of Lael Neale‘s “Born in the Summer,” a standout track from her debut LP I’ll Be Your Man. The site featured the song as part of its regular Matinee feature, comparing Neale’s voice and songwriting to Sharon Van Etten, Tift Merritt, and Marta Pacek. According to the Revue, “It’s a clever […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Aug 31, 2015
Also At Radio

Aqueduct – Wild Knights (Aqueduct Music) Lost in Stars – Once You Were Fire EP (self-released) Tobias The Owl – Painting Zeroes By Your Name (London Tone Music) The Bird and the Bee – Recreational Love (Rostrum Records) Glint – Introvert EP (Votiv)

Kathryn Calder Announces Tour and Releases “New Millennium” Single – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Kathryn Calder Announces Tour and Releases “New Millennium” Single – Digital Servicing Only

Kathryn Calder, who is currently winding down a summer tour as a member of the New Pornographers, has decided to drop a surprise gift upon fans of her solo music by releasing “New Millennium.” The track, left off her recent self-titled solo album because Calder felt like its hard-rocking and fuzzed-out nature didn’t fit within […]

Vada Magazine Raves About The Bird and the Bee; Inara George Gets In-Depth with MXDWN

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Vada Magazine Raves About The Bird and the Bee; Inara George Gets In-Depth with MXDWN

Recreational Love, the new LP from the Bird and the Bee, is one of the most charming hit records of the summer. According to Vada Magazine, the album is an excellent candidate to become a “summer favorite” due to the duo’s “almost subliminal ability to subvert the pop genre and incorporate a looser jazz element […]

Stereogum and XS Noise Share Glint’s “While You Sleep”

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Stereogum and XS Noise Share Glint’s “While You Sleep”

Stereogum has premiered the lead track of Glint’s new Introvert EP, “While You Sleep.” In its feature, the site describes the song as one that “yearns and careens like a song on the outskirts of something. It’s an emotional, sweeping track that builds from quietly, acoustic moments into huge choruses that burst with fear, longing, […]

Young Empires Release “The Gates” Video, Prepare For Tour

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Young Empires Release “The Gates” Video, Prepare For Tour

Toronto-based three-piece Young Empires is gearing up for the release of their first full-length album next month and have dropped a new video for titular track “The Gates.” The video for the dramatic, synth-pop anthem, which can be seen here on Exclaim!, is full of naturalistic scenes that are intercut with images of regular people […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Also At Radio

Lianne La Havas – Blood (Nonesuch) Lael Neale – I’ll Be Your Man (Liberal Arts) Lost in Stars – Once You Were Fire EP (self-released) Tobias The Owl – Painting Zeroes By Your Name (London Tone Music) Aqueduct – Wild Knights (Aqueduct Music)

Glint Goes for Adds with “Introvert”

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Glint Goes for Adds with “Introvert”

The songs on Glint‘s Introvert sound musically – and emotionally – enormous. This is partially due to the recording process, for which band mastermind Jase Blankfort set up his equipment in the empty warehouses of Nyack, New York. Though “studios can sometimes have a sterile environment,” Blankfort explains, “these abandoned warehouses… have allowed a vast unrestricted protected […]