NEW MUSIC: CONOR OBERST 'UPSIDE DOWN MOUNTAIN' LP (WORLD EX US/CA)

Conor Oberst | 24/07/14

'Upside Down Mountain' (2014 Nonesuch Records) is the critically acclaimed new solo LP from Bright Eyes singer-songwriter Conor Oberst. Featuring many a friend including musician/producer Jonathan Wilson, engineer Andy LeMaster, bassist Macey Taylor, multi-instrumentalist Blake Mills, and the Swedish sibling folk-rock vocal duo First Aid Kit, it's beauty is perfectly illustrated by this, the video for single 'You Are Your Mother's Child'. SPOTIFY

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NEW MUSIC: KING CREOSOTE - FROM SCOTLAND WITH LOVE

King Creosote | 22/07/14

King Creosote’s first album since his Mercury-nominated collaborative record with Jon Hopkins (Domino Publishing), 'Diamond Mine', 'From Scotland With Love' was created in collaboration with director Virginia Heath and Producer Grant Keir as an audio-accompaniment to a poetic documentary film of the same name, to be released for the Commonwealth Games this summer. Featuring archive footage but no narration or interview, the film works around themes of love and loss, war, resistance, emigration, work... Read more?

YACHT

Jona Bechtolt is a technological multi talent: his band, YACHT, is an amalgamation of self-taught dance moves and anthemic electro-power jams all played backwards and covered in cherry cola. With earlier albums 'Super Warren MMIV' (2003), 'Mega' (2005), 'I Believe In You, Your Magic Is Real' (2007) and 'See Mystery Lights' (2009), YACHT have recently released their 2011 album 'Shangri-La'. Shangri-La, YACHT's second release on the DFA label, is said to "showcase an exponential evolution in their songwriting and ability to produce sharp, surreal hooks" (insound.com).