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?

YOUTH LAGOON

Trevor Powers, who plays under the name Youth Lagoon, has released two records ‘Year of Hibernation’ (2011) and ‘Wonderous Bughouse’ (2013) on Fat Possum Records.  Both records have received high marks from publications such as Pitchfork who called Year of Hibernation “compulsively listenable music that explodes at just the right moments “ and the AV Club who called Wonderous Bughouse “impressively sophisticated and compelling”. After touring extensively for most of 2013, Powers is back in Boise working on his third full length record.