Friday, January 11, 2013

The Spinto Band's "Shake It Off off Cool Cocoon" Up Now On The Wild Honey Pie!

"The album features a lively, genuine sound which is nothing if not addictive. The tracks are varied in texture and tone but consistently really engaging. Quirky melodies, assured vocals and colorful instrumentation set Cool Cocoon apart, making it a must-have on your winter playlist." Listen now on The Wild Honey Pie.

Ethan Daniel Davidson Talks About Being Attacked By A Bear On Snap Judgement!

"Musician Ethan Daniel Davidson spent a year living in Wiseman, Alaska, a tiny community of less than 25 people. One cold winter day, his good friend Sep and his team of sled dogs were attacked by a bear, and Ethan was called on to help." Listen to the interview now on Snap Judgement.

Renny Wilson's New Track "Nobody" Premiered on Nylon!

"It’s the sort of thing that could come off as really sarcastic, but listen to enough of his tracks and you’ll realize that Wilson just wants to start a dance party, and the best way to do that is definitely by melding Hall & Oates with Donna Summer." Listen now on Nylon!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Watch Art Vandelay's New Video Premiered On VICE!

"Art Vandelay is a Seattle based duo whose name will only ever make me think of Seinfeld. This video is a two parter for the songs "Eye 8 the Crow" and "So What?" Both are off of their album, Eye 8 The Crow, which comes out in April. These songs are from the future. Isn't that nice?" Watch the video now on Vice.

SF Appeal Previews Jennifer O'Connor's San Francisco Show!

"That digital output makes for a nice supplement, especially when eagerly awaiting O'Connor's next release. I Want What You Want was an affirmative record, melodically marking hardships and resolutions with O'Connor's cascading guitar strums and evocative, velvety vocals." Read on at SF Appeal!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Walt McClements Talks About Going Solo In Lonesome Leash With!

"“I Am No Captain” features some of what have become his trademarks: melancholy swirls of accordion and old-world brass infused, at times, with a sense of cabaret drama, e.g., Jacques Brel or Scott Walker. As a solo artist, McClements’ lyrics also seem to have grown if not confessional, then at least more intimate, speaking often in the first person." Read the interview now over on!

Wooden Wand's Blood Oaths of the New Blues Reviewed On Relix!

"For six or seven years now, at least, Toth has been writing the kind of brooding tunes that Leonard Cohen would have written had he been raised in a Southern Pentecostal church before backsliding into the role of troubadour." Read the full review now on Relix.