新作『Talent Night At The Ashram』も間近。そして、もうすぐ!12/12から来日するソニー・スミスが、エドワード・スノーデンやノーム・チョムスキー、ジェシー・ウェアやエンジェル・オルセンとともに、Brooklyn Veganブログで挙げた”Sonny Smith’s Top 10 of 2014”で、このルイヴィルのバンド、ファミリードッグを発見!  
ソニー・スミス・ジャパンツアーの日程はコチラ。ちなみに同記事内には、新たにツアーに向けてフレッシュ&オンリーズのシェイド・サーディン(SF名所、最近ではジェシカ・プラットもお勤めしているAmoebaレコード店のベテラン店員でもある)が新たに参加とも。スゴイな。来るのかな?

PolyvinylRecords

Sonny & The Sunsets – Cheap Extensions
taken from Sonny & The Sunsets’ upcoming album,”Talent Night at the Ashram,” available for pre-order HERE.

Directed/Animated by Teppei Ando
Written for screen by Sonny Smith & Teppei Ando




Stream! the entire Luke Saxton album “Sunday Sadness”

“Musically Sunny Sadness has influences ranging from Harry Nilsson’s Nilsson Schmilsson to Serge Gainsbourg’s Vu De L’exterieur to Fleetwood Mac, Shuggie Otis & Graham Nash.  Sunny Sadness is a beautifully arranged song-cycle of melancholy, sunshine singer-songwriter pop.”

“At only 19, Luke has recorded 24 albums and an estimated 400 songs in his bedroom, since he started writing songs at age 7, inspired by Simon & Garfunkel’s America and Nilsson’s Everybody’s Talkin’.” …
Bad Painting Records

Luke Saxton, a young multi-instrumentalist from York, has released his first official album “Sunny Sadness,” available NOW via Bad Paintings & The Inkwell. “Sunny Sadness,” was written and recorded entirely by himself when aged only 17 at his family home.


order, HERE.


ヨークのレーベルのBad Paintingは
先頃ビーチウッド・スパークスの前身、Furtherを発掘したところです。



Mood Six – I Saw The Light (1987, Cherry Red Records)



Blake Mills – Cry To Laugh (Lyric Video)

Both tracks are taken from Blake Mills‘ second full-length album “Heigh Ho” (Record Collection/Verve) released  September 16th, 2014. The album was recorded with Fiona Apple, Jon Brion, Jim Keltner, Benmont Tench, Don Was… .



Horse Feathers “So It Is With Us”
released 21st October 2014 via Kill Rock Stars






Horse Feathers from Portland, Oregon, comprise of Justin Ringle, the man behind all ten years of the band (Guitar, Vocals) and Nathan Crockett (Violin, Mandolin, Saw), Dustin Dybvig (Drums, Piano), Lauren Vidal (Cello), Angie Kuzma (Violin, Vocals).


“For this album, the band was influenced by the following: Pentangle,
Talk Talk, Paul Simon, The Band, Van Morrison, John Wesley Harding era
Bob Dylan, Desire era Bob Dylan, and Abner Jay (not what you would have
guessed, right?)”






‘Back, Baby’ is taken from Jessica Pratt‘s second full-length “On Your Own Love Again” which was recorded by Jessica herself at home, and it was mixed in collaboration with Will Canzoneri (Darker My Love, Cate Le Bon, Cass McCombs, Kevin Morby). Due out on January 26th (27th in North America) via Drag City. pre-order, HERE.



Jessica Pratt – Central Park
@Pickathon 2013 – On The Farm Session



Kidsaredead – Sistereo
Live au Studio Acoustic 2014 / Hot Puma records

KIDSAREDEAD are :
Cristián Sotomayor : Batterie / Mabit Moreno : Basse
Vincent Mougel : PIano électrique, chant
Choeurs :
Dana Boulé / Catherine Hershey / Kate Stables (This Is The Kit) / Jesse D Vernon



“Growing up in an industrial zone of the East of France, Vincent started to record on a 4-track recorder in the family’s basement, songs for an imaginary rock band about desert islands, supermarket ladies, impossible love, never getting over teenagehood and leaving his small town world.”





released 22 November 2013 via Hot Puma Records



Kidsaredead – Maya Properties


This Is The Kit – When You And Me Got Arrested

both tracks are taken from 
Music On A Tape: Songs by Chris Weisman” [OSR18]

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