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?

MALACHAI

'Beyond Ugly' (released March 2014 on Double Six) is the last panel in the band's Ugly triptych and that it was completed at all came as a shock to all concerned, least of all the group.  After the conclusion of the campaign for their second album, 'Return To The Ugly Side' (Double Six 2011), members Gee Ealey and Scott Hendy drifted apart with no definitive plans to take up arms together.  It was a chance meeting in Bristol that drew the two back into one another's orbit and to the realization that there was some unfinished monkey business. 'Beyond Ugly' recaptures the sonic stew... Read »