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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NEW MUSIC: KING CREOSOTE - FROM SCOTLAND WITH LOVE

King Creosote | 22/07/14

King Creosote’s first album since his Mercury-nominated collaborative record with Jon Hopkins (Domino Publishing), 'Diamond Mine', 'From Scotland With Love' was created in collaboration with director Virginia Heath and Producer Grant Keir as an audio-accompaniment to a poetic documentary film of the same name, to be released for the Commonwealth Games this summer. Featuring archive footage but no narration or interview, the film works around themes of love and loss, war, resistance, emigration, work... Read more?

WILD SMILES

Wild Smiles are Winchesters' very own Chris Peden, Joe Peden and Ben Cook. In 2013 they released their debut A/A 'Sweet Sixteen/Tangled Hair' on Geoff Barrow's Invada Records. A 5 track EP soon followed which gained attention from the likes Zane Lowe and Huw Stephens and then the band hit the road. Wild Smiles had by this point ditched the debut album they already had completed and took time out to concentrate on honing their song-writing, determined that every track would be a classic. 'Always Tomorrow' is to be released mid 2014 on Sunday Best.