New Music from Kate Pierson (of The B-52′s) – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 29, 2015
New Music from Kate Pierson (of The B-52′s) – Digital Servicing Only

Kate Pierson, iconic voice and founding member of punk, genre-defying band The B-52s, has announced her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones. The album was produced by Tim Anderson (Banks, Low) and executive produced by Sia, who also helped co-write on several tracks. Guitars and Microphones marries party rock, psychedelia and socio-political punk. Kate’s soaring emotive vocals […]

The Barr Brothers “Come in the Water” Spotify Playlist

Posted on Jan 29, 2015
The Barr Brothers “Come in the Water” Spotify Playlist

The Barr Brothers are playing the final date of their UK tour tonight in Brighton! After returning home to Canada for a couple weeks of rest, they will resume touring around their album Sleeping Operator w/ dates in Canada & the US through March. To celebrate the single “Come in the Water”, they put together […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Jan 29, 2015
Also At Radio

Howlin Rain – Mansion Songs (Easy Sound Recording Company) Rose’s Pawn Shop – Gravity Well (Self-released) Marianne Faithfull – Give My Love to London (Easy Sound Recording Company) Vetiver – “Current Carry” [digital single] (Easy Sound Recording Company) Buxton – “Icebreaker” [digital single] (New West)

New Music from Mount Eerie – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Jan 28, 2015
New Music from Mount Eerie – Digital Servicing Only

From Mount Eerie (the project of Phil Elverum formerly of The Microphones) comes the latest album, Sauna, set for release in early February. Described as “the ultimate” Mount Eerie record, Sauna is a commanding tinkering of “vikings, zen, and real life”, and the songs narrow these ideas to tight moments. The album is a honed thesis. After […]

Howlin Rain Debuts at CMJ – Announces US Tour – Stereogum Streams Single “Wild Bush”

Posted on Jan 28, 2015
Howlin Rain Debuts at CMJ – Announces US Tour – Stereogum Streams Single “Wild Bush”

Howlin Rain founder Ethan Miller (ex-Comets on Fire) has released the West Coast dates of his 2015 tour. His latest album, Mansion Songs is the first of a new trilogy, and echoes redemption, transformation, and “something strange and true and beautiful.” Mansion Songs has debuted just outside the top 100 at Radio 200 thanks to debuts from stations […]

Buxton Premiere Single “Icebreaker” on Wondering Sound – Announces US Tour

Posted on Jan 28, 2015
Buxton Premiere Single “Icebreaker” on Wondering Sound – Announces US Tour

Wondering Sound premiered the sardonic new single “Icebreaker” from Texas quintet Buxton. The group, led by Sergio Trevino, is set to release their newest record, Half A Native, this spring. They described the single as “a frantic, dissonant track with plenty of twang in Trevino’s voice, and hints of psychedelia in its echoing guitar lines.” The band […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Jan 28, 2015
Also At Radio

Rose’s Pawn Shop – Gravity Well (Self-released) Marianne Faithfull – Give My Love to London (Easy Sound Recording Company) Vetiver – “Current Carry” [digital] (Easy Sound Recording Company) Zella Day – Zella Day EP (B3SCI/Pinetop)

Vetiver Going for Adds

Posted on Jan 26, 2015
Vetiver Going for Adds

New single from Vetiver “Current Carry” is set for top 5 Adds. Vetiver is the songs and recordings of San Francisco’s Andy Cabic. On his upcoming album, Cabic blends together his art rock roots and the psych folk influences of collaborators and contemporaries like Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom. Stereogum shared the new single last week, […]

Marianne Faithfull at #19 at CMJ

Posted on Jan 26, 2015
Marianne Faithfull at #19 at CMJ

Marianne Faithful has broke into the Top 20 at CMJ! Thanks to your help, Give My Love to London has spent the past seven weeks steadily climbing the charts and has finally found its rightful place inside the upper tier of Radio 200. In this special mini-doc, Faithfull gives an intimate account of the emotional journey that […]

The Barr Brothers: Jefferson Public Radio In-studio – XFM Interview

Posted on Jan 26, 2015
The Barr Brothers: Jefferson Public Radio In-studio – XFM Interview

While on their west coast run in December, The Barr Brothers stopped by the JPR studios on their way through the Oregon forest. There, they performed songs off Sleeping Operator, including first single “Half Crazy”. They also talked about the process that led to the new album. Listen to the full interview and performance here. […]