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?

KAREN GWYER

Karen Gwyer – a US-born Londoner – makes slow-burning and sexy “bath house”.

Needs Continuum’ (No Pain In Pop)– her beautiful electronic debut album, follows a 2012 EP on fellow No Pain In Pop artist Patten’s own Kaleidoscope label and an exclusive track on NPIP’s ‘The Bedroom Club II’ vinyl only compilation – was composed and recorded in the months before the birth of her first child. The record is both a product and champion of immutable, organic cyclical rhythms and disorientating psycho-physical disequilibria.

Amongst idiosyncratic, treacle-thick reinterpretations of classic house and digital-psychedelia there are elements of Fuck Buttons or Cabaret Voltaire,... Read »