New Music from Young Buffalo

Posted on Feb 27, 2015
New Music from Young Buffalo

There’s nothing typical about the Oxford, Mississippi-based rock act Young Buffalo or the story behind their debut album, House. Although the group’s songwriters Ben Yarbrough and Jim Barrett didn’t begin playing under the Young Buffalo moniker until 2009, they started writing music together as teenagers and never ceased evolving. The band—which now also features drummer […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Feb 27, 2015
Also At Radio

Buxton – Half A Native (New West Records) Kate Pierson – Guitars and Microphones (Lazy Meadow/Kobalt) Howlin Rain – Mansion Sons (Easy Sound Recording Company) Little Helen Rose – Live at The Monkey Room (Self-released) CHAPPO – Celebrate EP (Votiv)

New Music from Bonson Berner – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Feb 26, 2015
New Music from Bonson Berner – Digital Servicing Only

Bonson Berner mix the modern sounds of South America with a fresh electro-tinged take on classic new wave. Once an architect, mastermind, Lisandro “Pato” Aloi, has had a long and intense relationship with art and music. From his part in avant-garde Argentine rock band Siga la Flecha (“Follow the Arrow”) to photography, to poetic lyricism; […]

Howlin Rain Kicks Off Tour – The 405 Album Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2015
Howlin Rain Kicks Off Tour – The 405 Album Review

Howlin Rain, the blues-folk-psych-rock brainchild of San Francisco’s Ethan Miller, started their North American yesterday near their hometown of Eureka, CA. Their fourth studio album, Mansion Songs, was recorded at The Mansion (Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, and Thee Oh Sees) with Eric Bauer, and chronicles Miller at his most vulnerable – both as an artist and […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Feb 26, 2015
Also At Radio

Kate Pierson – Guitars and Microphones (Lazy Meadow/Kobalt) Buxton – Half A Native (New West Records) Little Helen Rose – Live at The Monkey Room (Self-released) CHAPPO – Celebrate EP (Votiv) Kathryn Calder – “Take A Little Time” [digital single] (File Under: Music) Sam Cohen – “Let the Mountain Come to You” [digital single] (Easy […]

New Music from Built to Spill – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Feb 24, 2015
New Music from Built to Spill – Digital Servicing Only

One of the most endearing and enduring bands of its generation, Built to Spill, has announced their new album, Untethered Moon. The band, fronted by Doug Martsch, creates resonate and sonorous songs that Stereogum says, “exist on a continuum between two poles: snappy, twee-inflected pop songs and vast, mind-altering classic rock soundscapes.” Hailing from Boise, Idaho, Built to […]

Kate Pierson LA Times Album Review – Debuts in Top 100 at CMJ

Posted on Feb 24, 2015
Kate Pierson LA Times Album Review – Debuts in Top 100 at CMJ

Randall Roberts of the LA Times recently gave Kate Pierson’s record, Guitars and Microphones, a glowing review. Roberts notes that Pierson’s beloved and influential past is reignited here, “Fans of her essential B-52s work will find comfort in these 10 songs.” This being her first solo album, ”Mod synthetic jams such as ’Bottoms Up,’ ‘Crush Me with Your Love’ […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Feb 24, 2015
Also At Radio

Howlin Rain – Mansion Songs (Easy Sound Recording Company) Buxton – Half A Native (New West Records) CHAPPO – Celebrate EP (Votiv) Little Helen Rose –  Live at The Monkey Room (Self-released)

Little Helen Rose Going for Adds

Posted on Feb 23, 2015
Little Helen Rose Going for Adds

Soulful siren Little Helen Rose releases her debut EP Live at the Monkey Room this week. The EP captures Little Helen Rose at her most sincere. She’ll sing with her toes dipped in the muddy waters of blues, country and soul, and her fingers on her tenor sax – armed to rip through a solo whenever there are 16 […]

Buxton Premieres “Half A Native” Single – Looking for Debuts

Posted on Feb 23, 2015
Buxton Premieres “Half A Native” Single – Looking for Debuts

We’re still looking for debuts on Half a Native, the 3rd album from Buxton. That title-track was given an exclusive premiere by Entertainment Weekly which you can check out here. The dreamy folk rock tune offers soothing melodies and gentle hooks, ideal for fans of Woods and Vetiver. The guitar played by singer Sergio Trevino was picked up […]