NEW SIGNING - ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD 'TOURIST IN THIS TOWN' OUT 27TH JANUARY 2017

28/10/16

Allison Crutchfield (P.S. Eliot, Swearin’) has announced her debut solo album. It’s called Tourist in This Town, and it’s out via Merge Records. She has also shared a music video for the album’s first offering, “Dean’s Room.” Directed by Lara Jean Gallagher, the video (watch below) shows scenes of Crutchfield dancing around a home alongside the dancer Marlee Grace. In the video Gallagher “wanted to counter the upbeat tempo of the song with moments that felt like taffy,” she... Read more?

AUSTRA 'FUTURE POLITICS' OUT 20TH JANUARY 2017

20/10/16

Austra, the recording project led by Canadian vocalist and producer Katie Stelmanis, is pleased to announce Future Politics, the third full length in their discography.

Inspired by her time living in two cities – Montreal and Mexico City – and propelled by economic and philosophical texts she was reading throughout the album’s creation, Stelmanis was driven to face the world’s ailments with positivity, purpose, and engagement, rather than detachment or despair. Inspiration also came from European club... Read more?

BLONDES

Blondes, the duo of Sam Haar and Zach Steinman, first met at Oberlin College in 2003, where they studied electroacoustic composition and studio art respectively, and became collaborators in a smattering of short-lived experimental outfits. They moved to Oakland, NYC, and Berlin, where they founded Blondes proper, before settling in to Brooklyn as their home base.

Blondes quickly evolved from a home studio project to a live experience built around a tactile assemblage of synthesizers, sequencers, and drum machines. Haar and Steinman’s creative approach centers around an improvisational process that first produced syrupy, space-case dance music, before further performances at nightclubs... Read »