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?

FRANKIE AND THE HEARTSTRINGS

Sunderland five-piece Frankie and the Heartstrings released their first album Hunger in 2011 - an upbeat collection of indie pop songs frecorded with the legend Edwin Collins. Likened by the BBC to Orange Juice and Dexy’s Midnight Runners the lead track ‘Hunger’ found its way onto a Domino Pizza commercial. 2013's ‘The Days Run Away’ was recorded in Newcastle and London with former Suede figurehead and producer Bernard Butler. The band initially collaborated with Butler on a one off single ‘Everybody Looks Better (In The Right Light)’ released in 2011.  This successful partnership led F&THs to record their upcoming second... Read »