March 2014

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A new song by Relatives featuring The Westerlies (plus Andrew Mulherkar)
Filmed by Sasha Arutyunova and recorded by Jacob Blumberg
Words and Music by Katie Vogel and Ian McLellan Davis
Horn arrangement by Ian McLellan Davis

Katie Vogel – vocals
Ian McLellan Davis – piano and vocals
Zubin Hensler – trumpet
Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
Andrew Mulherkar – tenor saxophone
Andy Clausen – trombone
Willem De Koch – trombone

from Relatives

Relatives – New Haven

Relatives Music Soundcloud, HERE.

The Westerlies are a New York based brass quartet comprised of four friends from Seattle, Washington. Avid explorers of cross-genre territory, The Westerlies are a collectively run ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of a new brass quartet repertoire that exists in the ever-narrowing gap between American folk music, jazz, classical, and indie rock. The Westerlies have also collaborated with Wayne Horvitz, Dave Douglas, Bill Frisell, and Juilliard Dance. Members of the Westerlies currently study at The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music.

Their debut album “Wish The Children Would Come on Home: The Music of Wayne Horvitz,” will be released in March 2014 on Vancouver, BC label Songlines Records.

Directed and edited by Mitch Fillion

Daniel Tavis Romano (co-founder of the indie Canadian label You’ve Changed Records) is a Juno-nominated country musician, producer, graphic designer based out of Welland, Ontario, and also known for collaborations with Julie Doiron and Frederick Squire (Daniel, Fred & Julie), City and Colour, The Weather Station.

“On April 29, William Tyler, a Nashville guitarist (Lambchop, Silver Jews) and composer, will release Lost Colony, the follow-up EP to his critically acclaimed 2013 release Impossible Truth. The limited-edition 12-inch features the new song “Whole New Dude,” a full-band reworking of “We Can’t Go Home Again” from Impossible Truth, and “Karussell,” a cover of a Michael Rother (Neu!) song.”

“The 12-inch was recorded and mixed by Joe Pisapia at Middletree Studios in Nashville in late 2013. The full band for this recording is William Tyler on guitar and keyboard; Reece Lazarus (bass guitar); Jamin Orrall (drums, percussion); and Luke Schneider (pedal steel guitar). In addition, the album’s front and back cover photography is the work of Tyler’s younger sister Elise.” –MERGE

「Whole New Dude」というタイトルは、ツアー中にM. C. テイラー(Hiss Golden Messenger)とジュリアン・ジェインズの『The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind:神々の沈黙-意識の誕生と文明の興亡』(1976著作、デヴィッド・ボウイが挙げるお気に入り100册のブックリストにも…)について話していた時に、ふと口をついて出てきたのだとか …。

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Hailu Mergia – Shemonmuanaye

“The sound of Ethiopian jazz and folk is the sound of Hailu Mergia. Mergia offers a direct passage to traditional Ethiopian music with his accordion on this track from his legendary 1985 album “Hailu Mergia and His Classical Instruments” (reissued in 2013 by Awesome Tapes From Africa). In this session he is supported by the two Australian improjazz musicians Tony Buck (The Necks) and Mike Majkowski.Unseen Recordings

“Computer Chess” original motion picture soundtrack has been available digitally from Yoga Records. The album includes Collie Ryan‘s four songs, she also appears on the film. LP is currently sold out.

Computer Chess Official Trailer 1 (2013)
Directed by Andrew Bujalski (Funny Ha Ha, Mutual Appreciation..)

A brand new song ‘Gray Lodge Wisdom (feat. The Weather Station),’ taken from the forthcoming full-length “Gray Lodge Wisdom” by Will Stratton, a Brooklyn, NY based songwriter, guitarist, and arranger. Out on April 28th via Talitres.

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