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?

WILD SMILES

Wild Smiles are Winchesters' very own Chris Peden, Joe Peden and Ben Cook. In 2013 they released their debut A/A 'Sweet Sixteen/Tangled Hair' on Geoff Barrow's Invada Records. A 5 track EP soon followed which gained attention from the likes Zane Lowe and Huw Stephens and then the band hit the road. Wild Smiles had by this point ditched the debut album they already had completed and took time out to concentrate on honing their song-writing, determined that every track would be a classic. 'Always Tomorrow' is to be released mid 2014 on Sunday Best.