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Easy Sound Recording Company, a brand new label from Los Angeles, is a new home for Vetiver, Howlin’ Rain, Isobel Campbell, Papercuts, the Donkeys, Rodrigo Amarante (of Little Joy), and EDJ, the new project of former Fruit Bats leader Eric D. Johnson.

スゴイ!スゴイ! ヴェティヴァーに、ペーパーカッツのジェイソン・クエイヴァー、フルーツバッツのエリック・ジョンソンの新プロジェクトEDJ、ドンキーズ、リトル・ジョイのロドリゴ・アマランテ、ハウリン・レインも集結の新レーベル誕生。まず各々未発表トラックを収めた3枚のスプリット7″をレコードストア・デイに、ペーパーカッツ、ロドリゴ・アマランテのアルバムを5月に、ザ・ドンキーズが6月に…と続く模様デス。このレーベルを立ち上げたStephen Browerは、かつてヴァンガードやシュガーヒルのA&R、フィルム・ブログ “Pocket Cinephile”の発行人だったり、だそう。

Introducing the Easy Sound Recording Company

‘Maná,’ which soundtracks this video, is taken from the first solo album “Cavalo” by Rodrigo Amarante (Little Joy), out May 6th via Easy Sound Recording Co., in France on Feb 10th via Rough Trade Records.

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Rodrigo Amarante I A Take Away Show

The Morning Benders plays a very new exclusive song, called ‘Virgins’ for la Blogotheque‘s Soiree de Poche.  More stuff will come (including a featuring from St Vincent).

WATCH :: Previous Soirée de poche rehearsal.

The Morning Benders – Virgins (Exclusive new track for Blogotheque)

Fellini: Giulietta Degli Spiriti (1964)

The Morning Benders – Ram On (Paul McCartney Cover)

Download: The Morning Benders – Echomix 2

Nino Rota “Amore Per Tuti” (from Fellini: Giulietta Degli Spiriti)
Fur “Polybreak”
Parsley Sound “Ease Yourself and Glide”
R. Kelly “Exit”
Teen Inc. “Fountains”
Paul McCartney “Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey”
Jai Paul “BTSTU (Demo)”
The Morning Benders “Ram On (Paul McCartney Cover)”
Four Mints “You’re My Desire”
Harry Nilsson “Early In The Morning”

The Morning Benders – Marie (Randy Newman cover)
Taken from “the bedroom covers

Chloe Makes Music – Duel (feat. Chris Chu)   (via The Bay Area Bridged)
Taken from the upcoming solo debut album “The Puppeteers” of San Francisco’s Chloe Roth, aka Chloe Makes Music, produced by Chris Chu.

The Morning Benders rehearsing before Blogotheque‘s Soirée de poche in Paris. Just a casual video. More beautiful stuff to come (including a featuring from St Vincent)

Blue Giant was formed by Kevin and Anita Robinson, better known as Portland, Ore. indie-pop darlings Viva Voce with Chris Funk (The Decemberists), Evan Railton (Swords) and Seth Lorinczi (The Golden Bears).  Their self-titled debut full-length “Blue Giant” will be released on July 13th via Vanguard Records.  Produced by Kevin Robinson. 

FREE DOWNLOAD ::  ‘Blue Sunshine’ from the debut album.

Blue Giant Take-Away Show produced by One Shot Seattle for La Blogothèque.
June 2008.  Directed/Edited by S. Viehmann.

Megafaun – His Robe

Megafaun appeared La Blogotheque‘s A Take Away Show in Montreal!
Images by Derrick Belcham / Sound by Nora Bouazzouni / Produced by La Blogothèque
Three sessions was filmed in Montreal with guests, Sharon Van Etten and Elizabeth Powell (of Land of Talk).  Read the story

Also WATCH :: Sharon Van Etten performs her song ‘Tornado’ with Megafaun accompanying her on the last night of a recent tour together.  Live at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto Monday April 6th, 2010.

Megafaun – Tides

Megafaun – Volunteers