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?

TALL TALES & THE SILVER LINING

Tall Tales and the Silver Lining is the musical project of songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Trevor Beld Jimenez — with songs performed live and in the studio with a steady cast of musicians, poets, filmmakers, and fine artists. Beld Jimenez was born in the Inland Empire, lived for many years on the coast, and now resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter. With humble beginnings, TTSL began as a side project in 2007 showcasing what NPR called “a carefree mix of country folk, with simple guitar strums that mingle playfully with spare rhythms and sweet harmonies.”