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Beachwood Sparks – Forget The Song (from “The Tarnished Gold”)

Beachwood Sparks – Sparks Fly Again (from “The Tarnished Gold”)


Beachwood Sparks – Confusion Is Nothing New
taken from the second album “Once We Were Trees”
(Sup Pop, 2001)

Beachwood Sparks – Drinkswater
taken from the 6-song EP “Make the Robot Cowboys Cry”
(Sub Pop, 2002)



Beachwood Sparks return with “The Tarnished Gold,” their first new album in 11 years, due out on June 25th via Sub Pop.

“The Tarnished Gold” is the work of the classic Beachwood Sparks lineup: singer/guitarist Chris Gunst, singer/bassist Brent Rademaker, singer/multi-instrumentalist Farmer Dave Scher, and drummer Aaron Sperske, with invaluable support from guitarist and longtime friend Ben Knight (The Tyde). For the sessions, the band expanded to seven pieces, with guitarists Knight and Neal Casal, with Dan Horne on pedal steel in place of Scher, who opted to play organ, key, flying V guitar and electrified melodica. Also lending a hand were Gunst’s wife Jen Cohen, Sparks’ very first drummer Jimi Hey, Brent’s brother Darren (leader of The Tyde) and L.A. indie-rock maestro Ariel Pink. Once We Were Trees producer Thom Monahan returned to his familiar spot behind the console. (Sub Pop)



from BURGER RECORDS SAMPLER, released 05 July 2011 /
‘All My Bastard Children’ was originally appeared on The Tyde debut album “Once” (The Track & Field Organisation, 2001). Burger Records will re-issue The Summer Hits (feat. Darren Radermaker) compilation album “Beaches and Canyons 1992-96″ (X-mas Records, 1997) and The Tyde’s “Once.”



Domino Records has announced a Minneapolis-based trio Night Moves as their latest signee, the debut 7″ single ‘Headlights’ a new mix by Thom Monaghan (Vetiver, Beachwood Sparks, The Lilys) b/w ‘Horses’ 7 will be released on April 6th via Domino. ‘Headlights’ was previously appeared on their “Colored Emotions” album (Afternoon Records, 2011). Monaghan and the band are currently working on their debut album from Domino. The trio comprises of guitarist/lead vocalist John Pelant and multi-instrumentalist Mark Ritsema, both formerly of The Battle Royale, and bassist Mickey Alfano, formerly of the Mouthful of Bees along with Ritsema.

Night Moves – Headlights by DominoRecordCo




released 18 December 2011


An Israeli blues/folk/rock musician and singer-songwriter, Geva Alon has released a new single ‘The Great Enlightenment’ on his bandcamp. It was produced, recorded and mixed by Thom Monahan (who worked on Alon’s 2009 album “Get Closer”) at Paco Loco studios. Cadiz, Spain, and features Monahan’s fellow musicians, Daniel Hindman, Jeff Hill, Otto Hauser. His upcoming fourth solo album entitled “In the Morning Light” will be released sometime in 2012.


Geva Alon – Modern Love (David Bowie cover)
taken from Alon’s second solo album “The Wall of Sound” (2007).

テル・アビブのSSW、ゲヴァ・アロン、2年前のアルバム『Get Closer』ではトム・モナハン単身参加でプロデュースしましたが、来年リリース予定の新作はトム・モナハン・チーム(オットー・ハウザー、ジェフ・ヒル、ダニエル・ハインドマン)揃って渡欧し、スペインのスタジオで録音したとの由。




Vetiver plays ‘Everyday’ for the in-studio performance on WNYC Soundcheck, June 13th 2011. Stream the show including a cover of the Go-Betweens ‘Streets of your town’, here. ‘Everyday’ is originally appeared on their previous album “Tight Knit” (Sub Pop/2009). The latest release “The Errant Charm” album is available now on Sub Pop. Andy Cabic (vocal, guitar), Otto Hauser (drums), Daniel Hindman (guitar), Bob Parins (bass), Sarah Versprille (tambourine. backing vocal).


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Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion make a record
with Vetiver at Dreamland Studio
 

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion – Never Too Far From My Heart

Their latest album “Bright Examples” (2011) co-produced by Vetiver’s Andy Cabic and Thom Monahan, recorded with Otto Houser (drums), Daniel Hindman (bass), Kevin Barker (guitar) from Vetiver and special guest artists including Gary Louris (The Jayhawks, vocals), Mark Olson (The Jayhawks, vocals), Neal Casal (guitar) and more, is available now on Ninth St. Opus.

(via ArAtAq)



The Donkeys – I Like The Way You Walk


Both tracks (MPs/video) are taken from the new full length “Born With Stripes” of San Diego’s foursome, The Donkeys, following up to their 2008 Dead Oceans debut album “Living On The Other Side.” “Born With Stripes” was mixed by Pernice Brothers’ Thom Monahan, available on Dead Oceans.

The Donkeys – Don’t Know Who We Are



VETIVER return in late Spring with their fifth album, “The Errant Charm”, released on June 14th via Sub Pop, June 13th via Bella Union records, recorded by bandleader Andy Cabic and Thom Monahan.


Vetiver – Can’t You Tell
third track from “The Errant Charm”



Papercuts – Do What You Will


This is a new track from (Jason Quever’s) Papercuts first single (out on February 1st) from the forthcoming Sub Pop debut full-length “Fading Parade,” due out on March 1st.  It was crafted over the course of several months at The Hangar in Sacramento, with Thom Monahan, and at Quever’s own Pan American Recording studio.