New Music by Kan Wakan – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 17, 2014
New Music by Kan Wakan – Digital Servicing Only

Following Kan Wakan‘s highly praised EP Forever Found, the Los Angeles group have returned with a new single titled “Like I Need You“, off their debut album Moving On, out June 3. The single premiered on the trailer for HBO‘s spring season, and has already gotten rave reviews from a variety of online sources, including Buzz Bands.LA. They say, […]

Mehliana AllMusic Review

Posted on Apr 17, 2014
Mehliana AllMusic Review

The collaborative album by Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana made another appearance on the CMJ Radio 200 chart this past Tuesday. The record takes jazz and bends it backwards to incorporate funk, prog rock, electronic, and more. Many are disregarding the release as a straight jazz release, but as AllMusic points out, “More conservative jazzheads […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Apr 17, 2014
Also At Radio

Doug Gillard – Parade On (Nine Mile Records) Arc Iris – Arc Iris (Anti-) Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden – The Shape the Color the Feel (Red Valise)

New music from Careful

Posted on Apr 16, 2014
New music from Careful

Eric Lindley is the mastermind behind Careful, the meticulously crafted and intimate solo project of the multi-instrumentalist, producer and artist. Lindley formed his warm, dark, and somewhat subdued sound out of a community of LA artists, electronic hackers and experimental artists. The World Doesn’t End is Careful’s fourth full-length album, which will be released on Circle Into […]

Arc Iris Debuts at CMJ, chats with WYEP’s Morning Mix

Posted on Apr 16, 2014
Arc Iris Debuts at CMJ, chats with WYEP’s Morning Mix

Jocie Adams of Arc Iris recently sat down with WYEP to talk about her new self-titled album on their Morning Mix show. In the interview, Adams describes her musical influences, from the “very dramatic” classical music she studied at Brown to her focus on clarinet in high school. Adams explains, “fans can expect to be challenged” by her live […]

Don’t forget, Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th!

Posted on Apr 16, 2014
Don’t forget, Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th!

During the Amoeba Music Press Conference that announced this year’s Record Store Day, Chuck D (2014 RSD Ambassador) explained why record stores – and the culture within them – are so important to the industry: “A record store is sort of like a college course for musician and fan alike…Record store personnel are also like curators. That’s […]

Also at Radio

Posted on Apr 16, 2014
Also at Radio

Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden – The Shape the Color the Feel (Red Valise) Doug Gillard – Parade On (Nine Mile Records) Falls – Into The Fire EP (Verve) Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana – Mehliana: Taming the Dragon (Nonesuch)

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th – RSD Sampler Going For Adds

Posted on Apr 14, 2014
Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 19th – RSD Sampler Going For Adds

Last week, we sent out a digital sampler to get you excited for Record Store Day, with tracks from Wild Feathers, The Last Internationale, four tracks from special Red Bull Sound Select artists, and more. Chuck D from Public Enemy is this year’s Record Store Day Ambassador, who just sat down with KCRW‘s Raul Campos to talk about […]

Doug Gillard – Rave Reviews

Posted on Apr 14, 2014
Doug Gillard – Rave Reviews

We can all agree that Doug Gillard‘s musical career is pretty enviable. He’s been a part of bands like Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha, and Nada Surf, earning a solid reputation for his impressive guitar skills in other bands, but not quite the same acclaim for his own work. As The Big Takeover explains in […]

Bend Sinister Bring “Animals” to Studio Q

Posted on Apr 14, 2014
Bend Sinister Bring “Animals” to Studio Q

Bend Sinister recently dropped by Studio Q to take part in their Friday Live show! The Canadian band played tracks off of their latest album like “Fancy Pants” before sitting down to talk about the record and their songwriting process. Studio Q says Animals “…sees the veteran 4-piece break into their vintage record collection to […]