Blake Mills is getting ready to release his newest solo album, Heigh Ho, in September. After his previous band Simon Dawes disbanded, and two members went on to form Dawes, Mills began touring as a guitarist for Jenny Lewis while collaborating as a session musician with artists such as Conor Oberst, The Avett Brothers, Weezer, and Haim. In preparation for the release […]
American Songwriter recently did a feature on David Gray’s latest album, Mutineers. The article examines various tracks off this album, calling the release a “return” for Gray. Gray mentions having adopted a reverse-songwriting style for various tracks on this album, such as “Gulls”, where he created an idea, and built the music around it. The newly released and entrancing […]
Kate Tucker and the Sons of Sweden are getting ready to embark on their 2014 Summer Tour in support of their latest album The Shape The Color The Feel. The Eargazm has this to say about the album: “Kate and her quartet have a gorgeous sound, characterized by ethereal vocals shrouded in twinkling keys, a pulsing rhythm and […]
The Donkeys latest video, “Scissor Me Cigs,” features the band meeting up in different spots around San Diego as bandmate Anthony Lukens goes from “country bumpkin” to local San Diegan. Viewers can watch the laidback clip below and read the full feature over on Paste Magazine here. Ride The Black Wave has held steady at […]
Fishing has just released their new album Shy Glow! Impose praises the group’s effort by saying, “If there’s one lasting impression Australian duo Fishing like to leave you with when spinning their recently released Shy Glow record, it’s relaxation, particularly the brand associated with hammocks strung between palm trees, tropical beverages with exotic fruit garnishes, and lots of tanning […]
David Gray recently stopped by WFUV for an in-studio session! He performs several great tracks off of his most recent album Mutineers. Between performances he talks about his career and the new album. Footage of the performance can be found below, and the player to listen to the whole session can be found here.
Los Angeles-based Dot Hacker has just released the first part of their sophomore album, titled, How’s Your Process? (Work). This highly anticipated release is to be followed by a second part, How’s Your Process? (Play), out October 7th. Dot Hacker is the creation of several distinguished musicians, including current Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh […]
Brazil-native Rodrigo Amarante was invited to perform songs off his delightful release Cavalo on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic last week! Amarante, formerly of Little Joy and Los Hermanos, has finally made his debut as a solo musician, and continues to showcase his effortlessly captivating talent and charm. Along with performing a batch of songs off […]