NEW MUSIC: VASHTI BUNYAN 'HEARTLEAP' LP (VIA SPINNEYSONGS)

Vashti Bunyan | 10/10/14

Nine years after ‘Lookaftering’, her last album of new material, legendary British singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan returns with a breathtaking new LP. Recorded largely in her home studio, ‘Heartleap’ (Fat Cat Records) is a unique and entrancing collection of ten songs forming what Vashti is adamant will be her final album. SPOTIFY

NEW WRITER: KING JAMES & THE SPECIAL MEN (JIMMY HORN)

King James & The Special Men | 25/09/14

Domino welcomes "the champions of New Orleans classic R&B…" -Alex Rawls, My Spilt Milk

Hot. Sweaty. Raw. Soulful. King James & The Special Men sound like New Orleans on wax, and they represent the Crescent City like no other. Rhythm & Blues ("Rock and Roll", as it's referred to outside of New Orleans) was born in "The City That Care Forgot" during the late 40's/early 50's in the years after WWII, and these very special men... Read more?

MARA CARLYLE

Mara Carlyle's mesmerising sound combines an eclectic range of musical influences, including choral music, jazz, bluegrass, electronica & R&B. This unique and innovative approach to songwriting has seen her dubbed ‘’the Missy Elliot of the classical world’’ and has won her a legion of influential admirers, from Bjork, to Elbow’s Guy Garvey, to David Byrne. So varied is her musical world that recently she has simultaneously given a private performance to the British Royal Family (Prince William & Kate Middleton) played musical saw for legendary rapper MF DOOM and recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Mara’s critically lauded debut, The... Read »