New Music From The Staves

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
New Music From The Staves

The Staves‘ Justin Vernon–produced Nonesuch debut, If I Was, is at radio now. The Staves, originally from Watford, England, are three sisters: Emily (vocals), Jessica (vocals, guitar), and Camilla (vocals, ukulele) Staveley-Taylor. The album was recorded in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, at Vernon‘s April Base Studios—a former veterinary clinic where he also recorded his 2012 self-titled […]

Young Buffalo – Stereogum Premiere – WATCH: “Sykia” Music Video – #22 at CMJ, Going for Top 20

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Young Buffalo – Stereogum Premiere – WATCH: “Sykia” Music Video – #22 at CMJ, Going for Top 20

We are so excited to have Young Buffalo at #22 on the CMJ Radio 200 chart! The band’s debut album, House, is being touted by stations like WBWC, KUMD, WUTK, Iowa Public Radio and more. On the heels of their shows at CMJ, which resulted in their signing to label Votiv, Stereogum premiered the single “My Place”, […]

Consequnce of Sound Reviews Vetiver – Going for Debuts

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Consequnce of Sound Reviews Vetiver – Going for Debuts

Over the band’s 13 year run, Vetiver has gone through different incarnations with lead man Andy Cabic standing at the center of it. After going on tour opening for bands Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Fruit Bats; collaborating with the likes of Devendra Banhart & Joanna Newsom; and losing bandmates to their own personal projects (Pure Bathing […]

Coming Soon: New Album by Kuroma

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Coming Soon: New Album by Kuroma

Psych-tinged power pop band Kuroma has just released their latest single”20+Centuries”. The song is a speedy jangle pop tune with a catchy hook and a danceable groove. You can preview it on Brooklyn Vegan here. It’s the first whiff of the band’s new LP, Kuromarama, which is going for Adds 4/7. Kuroma came into being […]

Also at Radio

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Also at Radio

Kate Pierson – Guitars and Microphones (Lazy Meadow / Kobalt) Bonson Berner – Reflection (Forty Below Records) Tigran Hamasyan – Mockroot (Nonesuch) CHAPPO – Celebrate EP (Votiv) Buxton – Half A Native (New West) Built to Spill – “Never Be The Same” / “Living Zoo” [digital single] (Warner Bros.)

New Music From Built to Spill – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
New Music From Built to Spill – Digital Servicing Only

Thanks to all the stations that have been spinning the haunting first single “Living Zoo” from the ever endearing and enduring, Built to Spill. We are now excited to share the latest single, “Never Be The Same”! The airy tune is the fifth track off the band’s upcoming eighth studio album Untethered Moon. Doted by Stereogum as, […]

Vetiver’s Complete Strangers Going for Adds

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Vetiver’s Complete Strangers Going for Adds

After a three-year hiatus Vetiver is back with Complete Strangers & going for adds this week. The album’s introspective lyrics are paired with instrumentals that seem to fluctuate between melancholy and sunshine, producing a sound that is magnetic. Cabic describes the album as being built around dualities; much of the album explores the ebbs and flows of […]

Tigran Hamaysan on NPR’s All Things Considered – Going for Debuts

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Tigran Hamaysan on NPR’s All Things Considered – Going for Debuts

NPR‘s All Things Considered hosted musician / composer Tigran Hamasyan as a guest to talk about his unique, genre-defying style. On his album, Mockroot, he tries to “use the piano as more of a percussion instrument” rather than melodic. His inspirations range from jazz to Armenian poetry to metal music. He goes further to talk about […]

Popshifter Reviews Young Buffalo’s House – Going for New CMJ Peak

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Popshifter Reviews Young Buffalo’s House – Going for New CMJ Peak

Young Buffalo’s debut album, House, is described as “the kind of debut bands dream of. Full of shimmering synths and pleasing harmonies, the songs are hooky, well-written treats.” The article continues to describe the band’s style, name-checking groups like REM and The Human League. The harmonies sung are “the type of tight where you can […]

SPIN Premieres Kathryn Calder’s “Take a Little Time” Music Video

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
SPIN Premieres Kathryn Calder’s “Take a Little Time” Music Video

The New Pornographers member and former Immaculate Machine singer Kathryn Calder is releasing her 3rd solo album next month, which is said to have “lots of lovely synth-driven power-pop”. So far, we’ve shared the infectious and bopping single, “Take A Little Time.” SPIN now has the fun, partially animated music video for the song, which you […]