NEW SIGNING - ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD 'TOURIST IN THIS TOWN' OUT 27TH JANUARY 2017

28/10/16

Allison Crutchfield (P.S. Eliot, Swearin’) has announced her debut solo album. It’s called Tourist in This Town, and it’s out via Merge Records. She has also shared a music video for the album’s first offering, “Dean’s Room.” Directed by Lara Jean Gallagher, the video (watch below) shows scenes of Crutchfield dancing around a home alongside the dancer Marlee Grace. In the video Gallagher “wanted to counter the upbeat tempo of the song with moments that felt like taffy,” she... Read more?

AUSTRA 'FUTURE POLITICS' OUT 20TH JANUARY 2017

20/10/16

Austra, the recording project led by Canadian vocalist and producer Katie Stelmanis, is pleased to announce Future Politics, the third full length in their discography.

Inspired by her time living in two cities – Montreal and Mexico City – and propelled by economic and philosophical texts she was reading throughout the album’s creation, Stelmanis was driven to face the world’s ailments with positivity, purpose, and engagement, rather than detachment or despair. Inspiration also came from European club... Read more?

BILL RYDER-JONES

While some records are laboured with full stops, some are born from a hypothetical If… Bill Ryder-Jones’ first solo album is one such record.

Written as a tribute to a cult novel and recorded as a film soundtrack, If… is never all that is seems. Inspired by Italian avant-garde author Italo Calvino’s postmodernist novel If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller, Ryder Jones’ masterfully-woven soundscape asks the question that few musicians dare to: how do you sustain the magic?

“The book was given to me at an important part of my life and really sums up a period for me,” Bill reveals.... Read »