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?

SYLVAN ESSO

Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band. Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man (Dom Pub). She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic producer working under the name Made of Oak, in passing on a shared bill in a small club somewhere.  She asked him to scramble it, to render her work his way.  He did the obligatory remix, but he sensed that there was something more important here than a one-time handoff: this was the first time he felt he’d added to the raw material without... Read »