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

Posted on Aug 27, 2015
Kathryn Calder Announces Tour and Releases “New Millenium” 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 Millenium.” 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 […]

Fever the Ghost Goes for Adds with “1518”

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Fever the Ghost Goes for Adds with “1518”

Just over a year after making a mark on LA’s underground scene and releasing the celebrated EP Crab in Honey, Fever the Ghost has become ascendant. Coming after tours with Sean Lennon, Temples, and Flaming Lips, their debut album Zirconium Meconium demonstrates that their success is not a result of hype. Rather, it stems from their ability […]

Lianne La Havas Talks Songwriting with the BBC, Continues Getting Positive Reviews, Looks to CMJ’s Top 10

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Lianne La Havas Talks Songwriting with the BBC, Continues Getting Positive Reviews, Looks to CMJ’s Top 10

Lianne La Havas, whose sophomore effort Blood jumped to #16 on the CMJ Radio 200 last week and is looking for a new peak this week, has been a star in her native England since the release of her debut album in 2012. The BBC hosted a sit-down with La Havas to discuss her songwriting process. In the […]

Lael Neale Talks to BRO and Seeks New CMJ Peak; Magnet Features “Born in the Summer”

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Lael Neale Talks to BRO and Seeks New CMJ Peak; Magnet Features “Born in the Summer”

Blue Ridge Outdoors recently interviewed songstress Lael Neale, whose album I’ll Be Your Man provides country-tinged folk pop reminiscent of classic singers of the 60s and 70s. In the piece, Neale discusses the differences between her native Virginia and her adopted home in Los Angeles, and she also talks in depth about her love of poetry […]

Tobias the Owl Gets Personal with Practice Sessions and Plastic Jet Airline

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Tobias the Owl Gets Personal with Practice Sessions and Plastic Jet Airline

Tobias the Owl may be a new name to many, but Elijah Dhawan – the man behind the moniker – is familiar around the Pacific Northwest as a troubadour, collaborator, and central member of an acoustic music scene. Earlier this year, he performed for Practice Sessions, a Seattle-based live music series, and the video is here. […]