NEW MUSIC: WHITE FENCE 'FOR THE RECENTLY FOUND INNOCENT' (DRAG CITY)

White Fence | 11/08/14

Recent Domino Publishing signee - Tim Presley AKA White Fence has released his fifth album 'For the Recently Found Innocent'. The first for Drag City Records and the first to be recorded in a studio rather than a bedroom. Produced by friend and fellow Domino Publishing writer Ty Segall, it follows 2013's 'Cyclops Reap' (Castle Face Records) and not forgetting the Ty Segall/White Fence collaborative LP 'Hair' (Drag City 2012).

NEW MUSIC: CONOR OBERST 'UPSIDE DOWN MOUNTAIN' LP (WORLD EX US/CA)

Conor Oberst | 24/07/14

'Upside Down Mountain' (2014 Nonesuch Records) is the critically acclaimed new solo LP from Bright Eyes singer-songwriter Conor Oberst. Featuring many a friend including musician/producer Jonathan Wilson, engineer Andy LeMaster, bassist Macey Taylor, multi-instrumentalist Blake Mills, and the Swedish sibling folk-rock vocal duo First Aid Kit, it's beauty is perfectly illustrated by this, the video for single 'You Are Your Mother's Child'. SPOTIFY

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THE PASTELS

The description "cult band" usually suggests a group that has been going for a while but is only really important to a very small number of people. This definition can be applied to The Pastels, in that they are a permanent feature of student bedrooms, scouring out the back rooms of the Western world. Such an impression may be unfair, as is the fact that good fortune always seems to have eluded them. But their music has been a breath of fresh air - and a fistful of dollars - to a whole generation of musicians, and it doesn't stop... Read »