Zella Day Going for Adds

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Zella Day Going for Adds

Zella Day was raised in an artistic community, high in the mountains surrounding the Phoenix valley. Until now, her music has barely entered the public sphere, but Zella’s self-released demos and collaborations caught fire throughout the indie community, and her new, self-titled debut EP overflows with her sultry, hook-doused, pop sound. Immersed in music from a […]

Blake Mills Going for Adds

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Blake Mills Going for Adds

Blake Mills began his musical career as the guitarist / co-founder of the group Simon Dawes. After a few years, the group fragmented and Mills became a touring musician for Jenny Lewis while the rest of the group ultimately formed the renowned Dawes. Now, after serving as a session musician for Conor Oberst, The Avett Brothers and […]

The Jigsaw Seen Going for Adds

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
The Jigsaw Seen Going for Adds

The Jigsaw Seen‘s new album, Old Man Reverb, showcases the band’s jangly psych-pop sound with embellishes of art-rock, garage, and Americana. Produced by band members Dennis Davison and Jonathan Lea, Old Man Reverb showcases the band’s increasingly varied sonic palette. Like Jigsaw Seen‘s previous albums, Old Man Reverb features elaborate packaging designed by the band’s guitarist, Jonathan Lea. The […]

Geneviève Bellemare on NPR

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Geneviève Bellemare on NPR

The new EP by Geneviève Bellemare, Live and Die, is introducing radio to a new voice. The French Canadian born artist is now based in LA, and managed to work with an impressive ensemble of collaborators who, between them all, have worked with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Amy Winehouse, Edie Brickell, & Elvis Costello. Her sound mixes the […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Also At Radio

EDJ – EDJ (Easy Sound Recording Company) Fishing – Shy Glow (Create Control) The Donkeys – Ride the Black Wave (Easy Sound Recording Company) The Barr Brothers – “Half Crazy” [single] (Secret City) David Gray – Mutineers (iht Records)

New Music from Zella Day

Posted on Sep 18, 2014
New Music from Zella Day

The sound of strumming guitars; the feel of soft, wet clay; the scent of fresh brewed coffee: this was Zella Day’s childhood. Until now, her music has barely entered the public sphere, but Zella’s self-released demos and collaborations caught fire throughout the indie community, and her new, self-titled debut EP overflows with her sultry, hook-doused, […]

A man A plan A canal gets Nominated for 2014 CMJ College Radio Award

Posted on Sep 18, 2014
A man A plan A canal gets Nominated for 2014 CMJ College Radio Award

Thanks for nominating A man A plan A canal’s Erik Felix as Promoter of the Year! We hope to see you at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon where we’ll have artists like Zella Day performing. Earlier this month, Erik spoke to CMJ about his upcoming, CMJ roundtable discussion and the importance of college radio – […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Sep 18, 2014
Also At Radio

EDJ – EDJ (Easy Sound Recording Company) Geneviève Bellemare - Live and Die EP (Verve) Fishing – Shy Glow (Create Control) The Donkeys – Ride the Black Wave (Easy Sound Recording Company) The Barr Brothers – “Half Crazy” [single] (Secret City) David Gray – Mutineers (iht Records)

New Music from Blake Mills

Posted on Sep 17, 2014
New Music from Blake Mills

Blake Mills succinctly summarizes the purpose of his newest album, Heigh Ho, in two lines during the Fiona Apple collaboration “Don’t Tell Our Friends about Me”: “all your enemies and friends, they all tend to judge/while I write songs that help me deal with issues.” Unobscured by contrived metaphors or long-winded poetry, his straightforward lyricism […]

The Barr Brothers – KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune

Posted on Sep 17, 2014
The Barr Brothers – KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune

Last week, KCRW awarded The Barr Brothers the honor of Top Tune for their new single “Even the Darkness Has Arms.” The small feature lauds the Brothers‘ “unique orchestrations,” which create a song simultaneously “meditative and explosive.” Look forward to their new album Sleeping Operator when it adds on 9/30. Until then, hear why KCRW loved “Darkness” […]