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?

PETITE NOIR

2012 was an extremely exciting year for 22 year old half-Congolese, half-Angolan solo artist Yannick Ilunga, aka Petite Noir.

Remarkable early momentum for his self released debut single ‘Till We Ghosts’ now sees Petite Noir signed to Domino Records’ sister label Double Six and on many tastemakers’ one-to-watch lists.

‘ Disappear’ is the next page in the Petite Noir story, offering a glimpse of what to expect this year. Like all his music, it is a unique concoction of influences, seamlessly fusing intricate contemporary electronics with his stirring, soulful vocal and African shuffles that echo his homeland.