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?

BILL RYDER-JONES

Bill Ryder-Jones began his musical career as the lead guitarist of The Coral, a six piece band whose psychedelic strain of guitar music exploded onto the Liverpool music scene in 2002. Upon leaving the band, Bill began focusing on instrumental pieces, perhaps born out of is affection for the film soundtrack works of Ennio Morricone, Jonny Greenwood, Yann Tiersen and Michael Galasso. His 2011 Debut ‘If..’ is a masterfully-woven soundscape, intended as a musical adaptation of Italo Calvino’s postmodernist novel If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller. Recorded with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, it firmly establishes him as a... Read »