The Coen Brothers’ latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, hits theaters next Friday. While the movie’s main character Llewyn Davis (played by Oscar Isaacs) is fictional, the character is inspired by real life folk singer Dave Van Ronk. NPR recently wrote an article on Dave Van Ronk explaining his significance and archetypal role in Inside Llewyn Davis. To […]
The Melodic‘s Huw Williams recently did an interview with Nashville based Suburban Roads Magazine. In it, he talks about the band’s song writing process, and what their plans for 2014 are. You can read the whole interview here. The band is wrapping up a US tour so be sure to check them out before they […]
We’ve been working with a bunch of great albums this year. When you’re putting together your year end Top 10 lists, please consider the new albums from these artists: Hidden Towers, Angry, Tarmac Adam, The Little Ones, Yellow Red Sparks, The World Record, The Flaming Lips, Keaton Henson, The Crackling, John Vanderslice, Mia Dyson, Anchoress, Devendra Banhart, Bombino, Sam Amidon, The Pastels, Cloud Control, Essie Jain, Cloudeater, Makeshift Prodigy, Travis, LAKE, Dr. Dog, The […]
Oh Land has received tons of praise around the world for her latest album Wish Bone. The singer/songwriter recently did an interview withContact Music. In the article, Oh Land discusses her artistic vision and what she draws on for inspiration. Read the full piece here. Give lead single “Renaissance Girls” one last spin at Alternative Specialty this week.
The excitement for the new Coen Brothers‘ movie Inside Llewyn Davis has been building for the last few months. First, it found praise for its original soundtrack, which has been making its way around radio stations. Now, a new trailer for the soundtrack’s concert documentary Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis has just […]
Thanksgiving is this week which means so is Black Friday! If fighting the crowds at a giant big box store doesn’t suit your fancy, you should definitely check out what’s going on at your local independent record store. The annual Record Store Day’s Back to Black Friday event is this Friday, November 29th. This event celebrates those […]
KEXP recently posted video of an in-studio session with Australian band Cloud Control. You can watch the band’s performance from their latest album Dream Cave here. As we mentioned before, Cloud Control will be kicking off a U.S. tour in January so check the dates below and be sure to go see them when they’re near you! 1/11 – […]
Myspace recently followed Oh Land backstage before her show at the New York Gramercy Theatre for their new series, “Five Minutes to Stage”. They shot a five-minute video explaining the pre-show rituals, and how she deals with pre-show jitters. You can watch it here via Nylon. We continue to see spins on new tracks each week for Oh Land with […]