KVNF Loves Schwey

Posted on Aug 2, 2021
KVNF Loves Schwey

KVNF’s Candy Pennetta writes that Schwey’s new record, Schwey 2: Cyber Soul, is perfect for those “looking for that summer breeze with a hint of laid back funk, a lot of soulful and thoughtful lyrics and a true appreciation of the power of nature and music.” She continues, “The band from Vancouver will have you […]

Parties With Townies Looks At The Career of Left Vessel’s Nick Byron Campbell

Posted on Aug 2, 2021
Parties With Townies Looks At The Career of Left Vessel’s Nick Byron Campbell

Last year, Parties With Townies did an interesting run down of Nick Byron Campbell‘s musical career, sharing thoughts about songs Campbell wrote as early as 2001. Among them is “Please Don’t Stop,” which the site describes as “a sad and hopeful and brilliant and beautiful song about breaking up.” It appears on Campbell’s first album as […]

Real Tasty Music Goes Deep With Always You

Posted on Aug 2, 2021
Real Tasty Music Goes Deep With Always You

Bloom Off The Rose, the new album from Always You (fka Ablebody) is “a captivating synth-pop and soft-rock journey through heartbreak and longing.” These are the words of Real Tasty Music, which has a nice interview with brothers behind the band that tracks them back to their days performing  “trumpet duets of our favourite TV show themes […]

All Songs Considered Features Lanterna

Posted on Aug 2, 2021
All Songs Considered Features Lanterna

Bob Boilen of All Songs Considered has included Lanterna in a recent mix that also features AmApAc alum Steady Holiday along with other rad musicians. Of “Aix,” from Lanterna’s new LP Hidden Drives, Boilen writes, “{it’s] a calming moment from an artist I used to play while directing All Things Considered back in the ’90s. […]

New Music From Jeffrey Dean Foster

Posted on Jul 28, 2021
New Music From Jeffrey Dean Foster

Jeffrey Dean Foster has slogged it out in the trenches with The Right Profile, The Carneys, and The Pinetops; been courted by Clive Davis; scored an entire Angus MacLachlan film; racked up accolades from all the right magazines; and shared a label with Whitney Houston. Now, with not much more than a pile of home […]

Schwey Plays “NPC Luv” For YouTube Audience

Posted on Jul 28, 2021
Schwey Plays “NPC Luv” For YouTube Audience

Schwey has a rad living room performance of "NPC Luv" on their YouTube page. The track appears on the group's new LP, Schwey 2: Cyber Soul, which was released earlier this year on 604 Records and is currently aiming for radio spins. See the live, one take version right here.

Flood Compares Always You To “Epic Glam” and “Funk-Pop” and Shares Their “Black City Nights” Video

Posted on Jul 28, 2021
Flood Compares Always You To “Epic Glam” and “Funk-Pop” and Shares Their “Black City Nights” Video

Flood Magazine has shared the video for “Black City Nights,” from Always You‘s new album Bloom Off The Rose. According to the zine, it lands “somewhere between the epic glam of HMLTD and the latest, funk-pop iteration of Nick Diamonds’ Islands outfit… The single also comes with a visual that explores these themes with the all-too-relatable […]

Ghettoblaster Shares “Please Don’t Stop” By Left Vessel

Posted on Jul 28, 2021
Ghettoblaster Shares “Please Don’t Stop” By Left Vessel

According to Ghettoblaster, “Please Don’t Stop” by Left Vessel “prances around in a folksy way, with dreamy sensibilities carrying it to the very end.” The site has words from Nick Byron Campbell about the track’s creation and evolution. Check it out here, and find the song on Left Vessel’s LP One (and Driftless).

Sol Y Canto Visits WMVY

Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Sol Y Canto Visits WMVY

Sol y Canto is playing a show! The Pan-Latin family band, which has been touring nationally for decades, will be performing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this Thursday. Get the details – as well as the backstory behind the group, whose En Vivo, En Familia is at radio now – here. Even if you’re […]

Austin Town Hall and Brooklyn Vegan Hail “Hold Out” By Always You

Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Austin Town Hall and Brooklyn Vegan Hail “Hold Out” By Always You

Always You, formerly known as Ablebody, just released a new album that is at radio now. According to Austin Town Hall, one of the highlights from Bloom Off The Rose is “Hold Out.” The site premiered the video recently, writing that “the vocals turn over and over in your mind, melodically drifting in a sort […]

Enigma Online Gets The Story Behind Left Vessel’s “This Year Be”

Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Enigma Online Gets The Story Behind Left Vessel’s “This Year Be”

Enigma Online has shared “This Year Be,” one of the standout tracks on Left Vessel‘s One (and Driftless) album, along with an interesting story about its inspiration. “I have an aunt who’s a shaman,” Nick Byron Campbell told the site. “In my journeys with her, I took the form of a fox that would disappear […]

NPR Interviews Sunny War

Posted on Jul 26, 2021
NPR Interviews Sunny War

NPR‘s Weekend Edition profiled Sunny War over the weekend, giving her the full interview treatment and playing snippets of tunes from her new album Simple Syrup alongside tracks she created as a teenage punk. It’s also got some perspective from Brian Rodriguez, her Anus Kings bandmate and one of the first people to recognize her […]

Shepherd Express Features Lanterna’s Hidden Drives, Which Is Currently #1 At NACC Chill

Posted on Jul 26, 2021
Shepherd Express Features Lanterna’s Hidden Drives, Which Is Currently #1 At NACC Chill

“There’s immediacy and familiarity” on Hidden Drives, writes Shepherd Express, “even if you’ve never heard Lanterna before. These song exude warmth, joy and yearning—making Hidden Drives a hidden gem well worth discovering.” The site’s music section, which is sponsored by the excellent WYMS 88.9 in Milwaukee, recently featured the album by music veteran Henry Frayne. Check it […]

New Music From Gregory Ackerman

Posted on Jul 21, 2021
New Music From Gregory Ackerman

“I used to feel like I was the only one that should have a say in my process,” says Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Gregory Ackerman of his music. “I’ve since discovered that both life and music get better the more people you share them with.” As such, Ackerman asked Pierre de Reeder of Rilo Kiley to […]

Atwood Magazine Praises Left Vessel’s “Intimate, Larger-Than-Life” Music

Posted on Jul 21, 2021
Atwood Magazine Praises Left Vessel’s “Intimate, Larger-Than-Life” Music

According to Atwood Magazine, “Left Vessel’s blend of orchestral flourishes with traditional acoustic guitar allows his work to feel simultaneously intimate, and larger-than-life. This is especially true for ‘Please Don’t Stop,’ where shimmering keyboards add a layer of revelry to a song that speaks as much about fear and strife, as it does devotion and […]

News In 24 Covers Patrick Watson

Posted on Jul 21, 2021
News In 24 Covers Patrick Watson

News In 24 has news about A Mermaid In Lisbon, the most recent release from Patrick Watson. According to Watson, the Portuguese city is “my favorite place to roam. It seems that the streets are singing a wonderfully melancholy melody, which prompts us to get lost in small winding roads. Hence the siren of the […]

Lanterna Hits #1 at NACC Chill

Posted on Jul 21, 2021
Lanterna Hits #1 at NACC Chill

If you’re looking for some chill new music to check out, look no further than Lanterna‘s Hidden Drives. The album just hit #1 this week on the NACC Chill Chart, and we could be more excited about it. Thanks to all of the stations that have been spinning the release so far. If you haven’t […]

Pluralone and Naked Giants Are Announced For Ohana Encore

Posted on Jul 21, 2021
Pluralone and Naked Giants Are Announced For Ohana Encore

Live music is coming back, and we’re hella excited about Ohana Encore this October. Happening just a week after Ohana Feet, the Pearl Jam-headlined event includes AmApAc faves Pluralone on night one and Naked Giants on night two. There are other heavy-hitters as well, including Beck, Brandi Carlile, and Margo Price. See you there? Let’s […]

Left Vessel Tells The Young Folks About How His New LP Engages Nature

Posted on Jul 19, 2021
Left Vessel Tells The Young Folks About How His New LP Engages Nature

Nick Byron Campbell’s Left Vessel project isn’t his first musical endeavor, and a recent interview with The Young Folks highlights many of the highpoints in Cambell’s career including his time in the band Arizona and his very-interested musical installations at galleries in Los Angeles and elsewhere. The conversation also delves into the creation of new LP […]

Schwey Snags KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune

Posted on Jul 19, 2021
Schwey Snags KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune

“Funky and fabulous Schwey has us dancing to their breezy jams day and night,” writes KCRW. Big thanks to the station for making Schwey’s “Was It You” Today’s Top Tune on July 13. Check it out here. The song comes from the Vancouver-based group’s Schwey 2: Cyber Soul, an eclectic musical feast now at radio […]

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