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?

NED OLDHAM

Ned Oldham has his hands in alot of pots, whether it’s fronting The Anomoanon, performing alongside his siblings (Will and Paul) as The Oldham Brothers or most recently, working with his band ‘Old Calf’. The Virgina-via-Baltimore-via-Louisville musician released a solo three-song single in 2010 on Gold Robot Records.

Old Calf’s debut album ‘Borrow A Horse’ was released in June this year on No Quarter Records and it is rich with melody and instrumentation. Simple songs rooted in folk and bluegrass, and presented in a swirl of psychedellia. It's a near-perfect album, forged in history, created in the present, and timeless in... Read »