New Music From Lost In Stars

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
New Music From Lost In Stars

Lost in Stars is the LA-based electronic project of poet-composer Dylan Willoughby, whose music mines the depths of experimental electronic music, house, UK dubstep, grime, and synth-pop. A classically-trained pianist, Willoughby was born in London and spent most of his summers there as a child; this environment heavily influenced his love of electronic music. After […]

Flaunt Premieres New Alex Lilly Video

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
Flaunt Premieres New Alex Lilly Video

Flaunt Magazine recently premiered the third video from Alex Lilly‘s LP 2% Milk, “Infantile.” The video features the producer Daedalus, who also co-wrote and produced the song with Lilly. “The song is about throwing adult tantrums,” Lilly explained to Flaunt, “So it just seemed natural to get dressed up in balloon outfits and frolic in the controlled […]

Tiny Mix Tapes Explores Beth Gibbons’ Take On Górecki’s Third Symphony

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
Tiny Mix Tapes Explores Beth Gibbons’ Take On Górecki’s Third Symphony

As she sings Henryk Górecki's Third Symphony, "Beth Gibbons’ voice, urging contralto into soprano, shudders in a coarse fragility, where the ornament of opera-hall vibrato collapses into the weakness of voicing more pain than can be voiced." This is according to Tiny Mix Tapes, which has a longform feature on the piece and Gibbons' new rendition. […]

Record Store Day Was Rad – How Did You Celebrate?

Posted on Apr 15, 2019
Record Store Day Was Rad – How Did You Celebrate?

Another Record Store Day is in the books, and it looks like the annual event was a success! We’ve seen some great wrap-ups of local events, like this photo gallery from The Dallas Observer and this one from The Miami New Times. We’d love to get a better idea of what your station did to celebrate, […]

Parade Highlights Alex Lilly’s Acoustic “Firefly”

Posted on Apr 15, 2019
Parade Highlights Alex Lilly’s Acoustic “Firefly”

Alex Lilly is a talented multi-instrumentalist whose 2% Milk features lots of production layers. Yet she’s a songwriter at heart, and her work shines through even without the bells and whistles. Her songwriting prowess is evident in a stripped-down, acoustic version of “Firefly,” a track from 2% Milk that Lilly recently chose to re-explore. The new version […]

Exclaim! Appreciates Beth Gibbons’ Raw Take On Górecki’s Third Symphony

Posted on Apr 15, 2019
Exclaim! Appreciates Beth Gibbons’ Raw Take On Górecki’s Third Symphony

Exclaim! is impressed with Beth Gibbons’ rendition of Henryk Górecki’s Third Symphony, writing that, “in the hands of Gibbons, the orchestra, and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, the music slides from doomy lurches to shimmering sweeps to, occasionally, gorgeous reprieves from its own grievous weight. The orchestra carries its countryman’s music with sheer orchestral brio, and Gibbons — who […]

The Juno-Nominated Barr Brothers Speak To The Globe And Mail

Posted on Apr 15, 2019
The Juno-Nominated Barr Brothers Speak To The Globe And Mail

The Barr Brothers’ Queens Of The Breakers was nominated for a 2019 Juno Award in the category of Best Adult Alternative Album. It didn’t win, but the nod did earn the Barr Brothers a lengthy profile in The Globe and Mail. Though the Barrs are originally from the US, the paper asked them about their […]

New Music From Alex Lilly

Posted on Apr 9, 2019
New Music From Alex Lilly

Alex Lilly is a Renaissance Female. In addition to writing, producing, and playing in her own musical projects – including Obi Best, The Living Sisters, Touché, and Zero DeZire – the LA-based Lilly has established a notable career on the road in the touring bands of esteemed musicians like Beck, Lorde, Ry Cooder, and the […]

The Quietus Explains The History Of Górecki’s Third Symphony

Posted on Apr 9, 2019
The Quietus Explains The History Of Górecki’s Third Symphony

The Quietus has an exploration into Beth Gibbons’ new recording of  Henryk Górecki’s Third Symphony, one that delves into the history of the work – and its huge success on the British charts – and places this new version into a larger context. It’s a very informative read for anyone who has been captivated by the […]

The Smoking Flowers Add Tour Dates

Posted on Apr 9, 2019
The Smoking Flowers Add Tour Dates

The Smoking Flowers are a road band, so it’s no surprise that they’ve extended their seemingly-permanent 2019 tour to include more dates in the Midwest and Southeast. See the band here: 04/13 – The 5 Spot – Nashville, TN 04/23  – The Hi-Tone – Memphis, TN 04/24 – Harte’s Saloon – Chicago, IL 04/25 – […]

Brooklyn Vegan Rounds up Record Store Day Releases

Posted on Apr 9, 2019
Brooklyn Vegan Rounds up Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is this Saturday, and there are plenty of special releases available for fans and vinyl collectors. Brooklyn Vegan did a feature last week on RSD 2019 that are worth venturing out for, and it includes releases from AmApAc-affiliated artists including the bird and the bee, The Flaming Lips, and The Dream Syndicate. […]

New Music From Combo Chimbita | Nueva Música de Combo Chimbita

Posted on Apr 8, 2019
New Music From Combo Chimbita | Nueva Música de Combo Chimbita

Through folkloric mystique, otherworldly psychedelia and a dash of enigmatic punk, Combo Chimbita catapults the sacred knowledge of our forebears into the future. The band’s second studio album and Anti- Records debut – available on May 3 – sees the visionary quartet drawing from ancestral mythologies and musical enlightenment. We’re exactly a month away from […]

New Sun Records Compilation For Record Store Day 2019

Posted on Apr 8, 2019
New Sun Records Compilation For Record Store Day 2019

Saturday, April 13 is Record Store Day. The annual event has been a crucial part of the vinyl resurgence over the years, and it’s drawn attention not only to records themselves but to the local, unique stores that sell them and the communities that exist around those stores. This year, the creators of Record Store […]

Pitchfork Awards An 8.0 To Beth Gibbons

Posted on Apr 7, 2019
Pitchfork Awards An 8.0 To Beth Gibbons

Pitchfork has given an 8.0 review to Beth Gibbons‘ new performance of Henryk Górecki‘s Third Symphony with The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Writing about Gibbons’ voice, the site says, her ‘grainy, sour wail, coated with streaks of dried spilled coffee and nicotine stains, strikes deep chords of clammy fear, of desperation, of vulnerability.” Pitchfork notes […]

Record Store Day Is Saturday – Tell Your Listeners!

Posted on Apr 7, 2019
Record Store Day Is Saturday – Tell Your Listeners!

This coming Saturday, April 13, is Record Store Day. The annual event has been a crucial part of the vinyl resurgence over the years, and it’s drawn attention not only to records themselves but to the local, unique stores that sell them and the communities that exist around those stores. Make sure your listeners know […]

Vinylthon Is This Saturday, April 13

Posted on Apr 7, 2019
Vinylthon Is This Saturday, April 13

In addition to being Record Store Day, Saturday is also The College Radio Foundation’s annual Vinylthon event. The fourth edition of Vinylthon is set to be the biggest yet, with almost 140 stations across 10 countries dedicating programming to the vinyl format. Some stations are even going for 24 hours. Vinylthon is a great way to […]

NYT Reporter Learns Polish To Write About Beth Gibbons’ New Record

Posted on Apr 3, 2019
NYT Reporter Learns Polish To Write About Beth Gibbons’ New Record

Beth Gibbons is notoriously enigmatic, cultivating a public persona as mysterious as Spy Noir tones of her band Portishead. She very rarely grants interviews – they make her feel “awkward” – even if the publication asking is the New York Times. So, when Times reporter Alex Marshall wanted to write a piece profiling Gibbons’ new […]

The Smoking Flowers Release Video And Tour

Posted on Apr 2, 2019
The Smoking Flowers Release Video And Tour

The Smoking Flowers have some shows coming up, and they’re also just released a new music video for “Here 4 You Now.” The barnburner is featured on their LP Let’s Die Together, and we sent out an acoustic version if it last month. Check out the clip, which focuses on the commitment that bandmembers and […]

New Music From Beth Gibbons And The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Posted on Apr 1, 2019
New Music From Beth Gibbons And The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Domino is proud to present Henryk Górecki‘s Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) performed by Beth Gibbons (Portishead) and The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki.  Henryk Górecki (1933 – 2010) was a Polish composer of contemporary classical music, believed to be the most commercially successful classical composer in recent times, […]

Staccatofy Applauds Alex Lilly

Posted on Apr 1, 2019
Staccatofy Applauds Alex Lilly

Staccatofy has reviewed Alex Lilly‘s debut 2% Milk LP, contending that “Lilly brings swirling synths, full bass lines, and shifting chordal patterns to a series of catchy melodies.” The site continues, “Lilly has a way with words, melodies and counterpoint, she spins them through her imagination and shares the cream that rises to the top. Highly […]

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