Folk Radio Picks Sunny War

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
Folk Radio Picks Sunny War

Earlier this year, Folk Radio picked Sunny War’s song “Immortal” as a “Song of The Day” selection. The site asked War about the track, which she says “is about love, and how love proves to us that reincarnation is real.  ‘This feels immortal!’ If you don’t feel that way with your partner, then something is […]

High Clouds Features Winter & Triptides’ Video For “Doce Violeta”

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
High Clouds Features Winter & Triptides’ Video For “Doce Violeta”

High Clouds has shared the new video from Winter & Triptides, saying that “Doce Violeta” is “It’s a lush travel… back in time and to Brazil at the same time.” The song, a collaboration between Samira Winter (Winter) and Glenn Brigman (Triptides), is taken from the duo’s gorgeous new LP Estrela Mágica. The record, now going for NACC […]

Michigan Rattlers Talk About Their Hometown With Westword

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
Michigan Rattlers Talk About Their Hometown With Westword

Michigan Rattlers is a band made of friends who first played music together in their hometown of Petoskey, Michigan. They split when they left home for college, but they found each other again in Los Angeles and began the musical journey that has led to their debut LP Evergreen. Westword recently talked the band’s Graham […]

PARADIGMS Podcasts With Tobias The Owl

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
PARADIGMS Podcasts With Tobias The Owl

The PARADIGMS Podcast, a regular show hosted by Baruch Zeichner and devoted to “inspired inspiring people” and “visions of a viable future,” recently featured Elijah Dhavvan. Dhavvan performs as Tobias The Owl, and his new album A Safe Harbor For Wayward Echoes is at radio now. According to Zeichner, “Elijah’s story is fascinating, from his birth […]

Sunny War Makes Waves at AmericanaFest

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
Sunny War Makes Waves at AmericanaFest

Sunny War was one of the highlights of last month’s AmericanaFest in Nashville, earning acclaim from many of the assembled reporters who came to document the proceedings. Listening Through The Lens claims to have seen more than 70 different performers at the festival and, in a roundup blog post available here, listed War as one […]

LA Record Premieres “Desaparecidos” By Winter and Triptides

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
LA Record Premieres “Desaparecidos” By Winter and Triptides

LA Record has the goods on Estrela Mágica, the new collaborative LP between Winter & Triptides. The site calls it “a lovely and lovingly put-together album dedicated to the music of Winter’s native Brazil. Estrela Mágica is a deep and reverent exploration of the sound and spirit of Tropicalia, with endlessly inventive songs delivered with vivid […]

Variety Highlights Anna Of The North’s Viral Success

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
Variety Highlights Anna Of The North’s Viral Success

Many of the lovely radio stations we work with have been playing Anna Of The North for a while now, as we’ve been pushing the Scandanavian duo’s icy indie pop since before their debut album Lovers last year. The rest of the world is beginning to catch up, though, thanks to the Netflix smash To All […]

No Depression Reviews Michigan Rattlers

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
No Depression Reviews Michigan Rattlers

According to No Depression, Michigan Rattlers “is a band with solid songwriting chops and instrumental skills,” and singer Graham Young is “charismatic.” Although they have an Americana-inspired sound, the magazine notes that “like Dawes, Wilco, or Whiskeytown, this ensemble has absorbed a range of indie or ‘alt’ influences.” Read the full review of the band’s […]

L.A. Witch Shares New Video With Buzzbands

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
L.A. Witch Shares New Video With Buzzbands

L.A. Witch, performing at this weekend’s Desert Daze festival, have released a new video for the song “Baby In Blue Jeans.” It premiered on Buzzbands, which says it “captures a sort of breezy dream that falls as the sun sets and the smog clears and a pretty constellation of lights blankets the city from people’s […]

Winter & Triptides Go For Adds

Posted on Oct 1, 2018
Winter & Triptides Go For Adds

Estrela Mágica is a beautiful and inspired collaboration between Winter (Samira Winter) and Triptides (Glenn Brigman). The duo didn’t plan on making a record together; they simply set out to create the type of music they both loved. The pair first met in Los Angeles and immediately bonded over their mutual love of Brazilian music and culture. Winter, whose […]

Sunny War Talks Shop With Acoustic Guitar

Posted on Oct 1, 2018
Sunny War Talks Shop With Acoustic Guitar

In a recent interview with Acoustic Guitar, Sunny War talked about how busking on Venice Beach influenced her musical style. “I think the best thing is that you learn how to be really rhythmic on your own,” says War. “Busking is like practicing with a metronome. I started playing a lot of covers that I […]

Glide Shares The Michigan Rattlers’ “Evergreen”

Posted on Oct 1, 2018
Glide Shares The Michigan Rattlers’ “Evergreen”

According to Michigan Rattlers, the title track of their new LP Evergreen is “about the fear of letting something slip through your fingers before you’ve had a chance to hold it in your hands and really appreciate it for everything it’s worth.” The band shared their thoughts about the song with Glide Magazine, which recently […]

Julietta’s “Smooth Sailing” Premieres On The 405

Posted on Oct 1, 2018
Julietta’s “Smooth Sailing” Premieres On The 405

The 405 recently had the distinct privilege of being the first to share Julietta‘s “Smooth Sailing,” her fourth music video. The song, which comes from the album of the same name, is described by the site as a “sleek track that steers through a sea of gleam pop with Julietta’s honest lyrics serving as the […]

Michigan Rattlers Talk To The Petoskey News-Review

Posted on Sep 27, 2018
Michigan Rattlers Talk To The Petoskey News-Review

Evergreen, the debut LP from Michigan Rattlers, is currently at radio and aiming for spins. Before the album’s release, the band talked to The Petoskey News-Review, a newspaper in their old stomping grounds of Northern Michigan, about the band and the process behind making the album. According to the band, producer Johnny K was crucial to getting the […]

Vice Premieres and Interviews Sunny War

Posted on Sep 27, 2018
Vice Premieres and Interviews Sunny War

According to Vice, the new LP from Sunny War  “is an absolute triumph of folk-punk.” The site has the premiere of “Gotta Live It,” the second video to emerge from the stunning 13-song set. War tells Vice that the song “is a very personal song about my struggle with alcoholism, my dysfunctional love life and […]

Michigan Rattlers Go For Adds

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
Michigan Rattlers Go For Adds

Lifelong friends and Deep North natives, Michigan Rattlers play heavy-hearted Americana folk-rock with an aching dose of Midwestern nice. Graham Young (guitar) and Adam Reed (upright bass) began writing music and performing together in their Northern Michigan high school, and eventually reunited in Los Angeles after a few years apart. Their self-titled debut EP attracted glowing reviews from No Depression, Bluegrass Situation, […]

Sunny War, Praised by Afropunk and Called “Essential” by Bandcamp, Seeks NACC Debuts

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
Sunny War, Praised by Afropunk and Called “Essential” by Bandcamp, Seeks NACC Debuts

Afropunk calls Sunny War‘s With The Sun “an album where the most defiant moments tend to be the quietest, demanding you listen close.” In an article accompanying a premiere of the LP earlier this year, the site wrote that “impressive guitar chops [get] a workout beneath a heartbreaking vocal delivery. The album came from an effort to put less […]

The Smoking Flowers Play West Coast and Southwest Shows

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
The Smoking Flowers Play West Coast and Southwest Shows

The Smoking Flowers are continuing their Western US jaunt, with a few recently-announced dates their fans may have missed. Meanwhile, their album Let’s Die Together is continuing to pick up new adherents at radio across the land. Get it from our download page if you don’t have it already. If you’re near any of these shows, do yourself […]

Tidal Interviews Julietta

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
Tidal Interviews Julietta

Julietta was recently interviewed by the folks at Tidal, who say her new LP Smooth Sailing “traverses themes of self-discovery and preservation amongst accessible, yet experimental leaning production.” The site asks Julietta about the making of the album and her musical background, as well as how she was able to make the record sound cohesive. Read all about it right here. […]

Sunny War Goes For Adds

Posted on Sep 17, 2018
Sunny War Goes For Adds

Los Angeles-based street singer, guitarist, and roots music revolutionary Sunny War has always been an outsider with the drive to define her place in the world through music and songwriting. She started life in Nashville, learning the blues from a local guitarist, and became a punk upon moving to Los Angeles in her teens. But though she […]

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