April 2013

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Howe Gelb (Giant Sand), his new album “Dust Bowl” is available NOW on its bandcamp, HERE.

released 26 April 2013

The Pedal Steel Guitar Sounds of Mathias Danielsson
Mathias Danielsson (Makajodama, Øresund Space Collective, Heavenly Blues, My Brother the Wind, Gösta Berlings Saga) is a Swedish guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, and pedal-steel player.

From the album “Lost Out At Sea” by The Greek Theatre (Truce Records 001 2013) 
Written by Fredrik Persson. Pedal Steel Guitar by Mathias Danielsson

from the album “Holiday Hearts” (2013) by Heavenly Blues.

from Makajodama‘s self-titled album (Laser’sEdge, 2009)
Mathias Danielsson – Pedal Steel Guitar, Guitars, Electric Bass
Karin Larsdotter – Electric Cello
Johan Klint – Acoustic and Electric Violin, Organ,
Mattias Ankarbranth – Drums and Percussion.

Moholy-Nagy László

Spare Machine – 10,000 Feet, 500 Balloons (from “Hit or Miss”)

Spare Machine – The Ballad of Barry O (from “Hit or Miss”)

Spare Machine, crafting fine songs since 2007, is a solo project of Mark Janka (Chicago’s Lesser Birds of Paradise). And Now, “Hit or Miss: A Collection of Wayward Recordings” is A FREE downloadable album of his demos and outtakes, available at the Spare Machine bandcamp page, HERE.

Spare Machine – Breakdown Routines (from “Hit or Miss”)

“This collection of songs is largely made up of demos that were recorded, for the most part, quickly and poorly by Mark Janka (Spare Machine, the Lesser Birds of Paradise). These recordings feature much audible noise floor, questionable writing, and awkward delivery. There are some some rather nice moments as well. The two outtake tracks from Lesser Birds of Paradise’s A Suitable Frame sessions were properly recorded.”

Released 27 April 2013 / Mark Janka: songs, demo recording, performances


Aki Tsuyuko – Rainbow Train

From the album “Hokane” (Thrill Jockey, 2006).

Limited Edition Screen-printed Poster
you can grab one HERE

Stream the tracks from Pet-Tich-Eye (previously posted), the Triangle Creative Collaboration Project. Available on their bandcamp.

Track 3 from the Pet-Tich-Eye record. This song is the collaborative effort of Joe Hall of Hammer No More the Fingers/Blanko Basnet, Matt McCaughan of Bon Iver and Phil Moore of Bowerbirds. Album Art by Steve Oliva.

Track 10 from the Pet-Tich-Eye record. This song is the collaborative effort of Brad Cook of Megafaun, Jeff Stickley of Hammer No More the Fingers and M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger featuring Chris Boerner, Matt Douglas, Nathan Golub and James Wallace. Album Art by Shaun Sundholm. 

“Death? Afterworld? Android lovers dying in the streets bleeding green blood? Homeless girls? Dogs stranded here from other planets? What are Sonny & The Sunsets getting at on Antenna to the Afterworld, a fast-moving record of new wave synths and post punk beats?”

“On Antenna to the Afterworld, Smith likens himself to a space being visiting Earth using wry humor, gritty poetry, and a myriad of musical lenses fleshed out by drummer Kelley Stoltz’s Joy Division-like beats, Ryan Browne’s new wavish basslines, and Tahlia Harbour’s deadpan vocals.”

Stream the new Sonny & The Sunsets song ‘Green Blood’ taken from their upcoming album “Antenna to the Afterworld,” due out on June 11th via Polyvinyl Records. Pre-order, HERE.


The Grand Style Orchestra – Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen

The Grand Style Orchestra brings you a luxury Casio-driven experimental jazz. Download the other tracks (recorded live, January 2013 at N Russet Street, Portland, OR) via SUPERMEGACORPORATION.

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