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?

PEAKING LIGHTS

Peaking Lights is an electronica/dub duo consisting of Indra Dunis and Aaron Coyes. Their sound is also described as 'krautrock' or 'psychadelia' by some. After forming in 2006 due to an improvised recording session, the two moved to Wisconsin together and played gigs together to earn gas money. The first record Peaking Lights made was known as 'Clearvoiant' and was made using minimal equipment, such as a small radio in place of an amp and a couple of tiny keyboards.Their debut album ‘Take 936’ was released in November 2011 on the Weird World label.

Vivid, nocturnal and sensual, the eleven lean... Read »