Editor’s picks and musings for December 2017 and the end of the year.
Indie Showcase: A look at Gerry Colvin, Grizzly Bear, Gordy Hunt, March to May and The Clientele.
It makes sense to seek new sounds that provide the satisfaction of discovery. Here then, is a Indie Showcase sampling of new indie music.
Heartbreakingly beautiful is an immediate way of putting Keaton Henson’s song “No Witnessess.”
Ancestral Star, 3rd Album by San Francisco’s Barn Owl released yesterday. Barn Owl is the collaborative effort of Evan Caminiti (guitars, vocals) and Jon Porras (guitars, vocals, drums, harmonium).
Magic Kids announce US tour dates. Building up to their release of Memphis on August 24 via Matador Records, Memphis’s own Magic Kids are touring hard. Magic Kids bring some the sounds of the early Beach Boys to a new generation. The first single, Summer is a near perfect pop song with great harmonies and transports you instantly into happy land.
Stars forthcoming album “The Five Ghosts” will be released on June 22, 2010 on the band’s own label Soft Revolution and distributed through Vagrant Records.
by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.
“Dude, you won’t believe it. Some 60-year-old woman was singing a Decemberists’ song on David Letterman tonight.” That was the message left on my cell phone by a friend who knows indie rock inside and out but has little use for 60s pop or 60-year-old artists, a 23-year-old for whom the Decemberists are far more relevant than the Rolling Stones.