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?

PARQUET COURTS

Parquet Courts are an American punk rock band based in Brooklyn, NYC. Formed in late 2010, Parquet Courts released their debut album 'American Specialties' in 2011 then 'Light Up Gold' in 2013  (on What's Your Rupture? Records) which received acclaim in both the DIY underground and mainstream rock press. Rough Trade will be releasing their highly anticipated third LP 'Sunbathing Animal' outside of the USA on June 2nd 2014 (What's Your Rupture in USA) and follows the release of the title track on Record Store Day.

An album of the same name will then follow on June 2. The full tracklisting... Read »