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?

PURLING HISS

'Water On Mars' (Drag City 2013) is the fourth record in 5 years for Philadelphias' Purling Hiss. For this record Mike Polizze has come out of the comforts of his home studio and into the hands of producer Adam Granduciel from The War on Drugs. It's post 90's US Grunge pop at its finest and a perfect soundtrack to the summer - with sweet guitar hooks and catchy melodies. A bit like Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin and White Fence...its cool, ok?