December 2014

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Blood For The Return,” the self-recorded debut album by Mirage aka Robin Nydall (he is a 19-year-old Dream Pop experimentalist from Los Angeles), has been available via Olde English Spelling Bee / Weird World Record Co.. Orchestral arrangements by Cliff Dweller (Ari Balouzian) contributions featuring Max Whipple (Cello/Clarinet), Spencer Frazen (Harmonies/Additional Vox), and Dash Lefrancis (Flute/Harmonies).  
Released 26 August 2014.
今年の忘れ物 #2

“The Soft Focus” is the 4th album from Melbourne’s quintet, The Ocean Party.
The band comprises of Lachlan Denton – guitar/vocals, Curtis Wakeling – guitar/vocals, Liam Halliwell – guitar/vocals, Zac Denton – drums/vocals, Jordan Thompson – Keys/vocals.

今年の忘れ物。メルボルンのリアル・エステートか(?)、ジ・オーシャン・パーティーの4thアルバム『Soft Focus』。

The Ocean Party – Head Down
taken from the Ocean Party’s 4th album “Soft Focus” (released 09 September 2014) via Spunk Records (Aus), Jigsaw Records (US)


The Ocean Party – Quarter Life Crisis
taken from Split, released 07 October 2013 

also…. listen! Jordan Thompson‘s latest EP!

released 06 June 2014

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!  


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