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?

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 »