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?

ESZTER BALINT

Eszter was born in the glorious capital of the land of Arpad. At the encouragement of her grandparents and her mother, who had studied harp and piano, she took up violin at the age of six. Eszter's parents were part of a theater group, which later became known as Squat Theater. Though their work was not overtly political, in a time and place where celebrating the spirit of individual expression and freedom is the most political statement of all, the authorities put the group under constant surveillance and prohibited any public performances.

When Eszter was ten, she and her parents, along... Read »