Veteran ambient/drone experimental artist, and Root Strata label head, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma will release his latest record A Year With 13 Moons, this month through his new label Mexican Summer. The album’s name is derived from a 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder film and was recorded on a friend’s reel-to-reel tape player, using electric guitar, modular synthesiser… Read more »
Marika Hackman has shared the video for Animal Fear, the latest track to be lifted off her forthcoming debut We Slept At Last. The video features Marika Hackman gradually turning into a werewolf and promptly killing her band, which unfortunately features Laura Marling on bass guitar. We Slept At Last will be released February 16 on Dirty… Read more »
Vancouver-based producer Christopher Smith, aka Dralms, has unveiled the Ewan Jones Morris-directed video for Crushed Pleats. The single will be released in March via Full Time Hobby.
Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett will release her eagerly-awaited debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit on March 24 through Mom + Pop Records. The album follows Barnett’s excellent 2013 effort, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, and was recorded at Melbourne’s Head Gap Studio accompanied by her band…. Read more »
On the back of a successful 2014, a year that saw them release three excellent singles, I Wear You, Feel Safe and Keep Me Alive, and tour alongside Jungle, Warpaint and London Grammar, Liverpool-based three-piece All We Are plan to release their self-titled debut LP on February 2 via Domino Records. A standout from the… Read more »
For those of you still waiting patiently for an album from DOOMSTARKS, the long-awaited collaborative project between Ghostface Killah and DOOM, throw this one into your rotation. Lifted from the forthcoming Ghostface and BadBadNotGood collaborative LP, Sour Soul, comes Ray Gun, which features none other than DOOM himself. Watch the Rob Schroeder-directed visuals below. There’s no release… Read more »
Calgary post-punk outfit Viet Cong released their highly anticipated self-titled debut album this week on Jagjaguwar. To coincide with its release the group, which contains musicians Matt Flegel and Mike Wallace, former members of the Canadian band Women, dropped the Brook Linder-directed video to their exhilarating new single, Silhouettes. Starting with a list of classic… Read more »
I am beyond excited to unveil the video for A Wish For A Crash, the glimmering debut offering from London-based electronic two piece Yours, and the first ever track to premiere on Silver Soundz. A Wish For A Crash acts as a sort of musical direction for Joe Edwards and James Melaugh, the creative force… Read more »
Modest Mouse have shared the video for new single Coyotes, the latest from Strangers to Ourselves, the band’s first studio album in eight years. The video was inspired by the true story of a coyote that rode Portland’s MAX light rail train in 2002. Strangers To Ourselves will be released March 3 on Epic. Pre-order… Read more »
Directed by Weronika Tofilska. Taken from Conversations, the breathtaking debut by Woman’s Hour. Conversations is out now on Secretly Canadian.