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American Laundromat Records has released “I Saved Latin! A Tribute To Wes Anderson,” the 23-song, double-CD features Matt Pond, Telekinesis, Juliana Hatfield, Kristin Hersh, William Fitzsimmons, Generationals, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Freelance Whales, and others covering songs from Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, Royal Tenenbaums, Life Aquatic, Darjeeling Limited, and more.

1. Margaret Yang’s Theme – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
2. A Quick One While He’s Away – Saint Motel
3. These Days – Matt Pond (feat. Laura Stevenson & Chris Hansen)
4. Let Her Dance – Freelance Whales
5. I Am Waiting – Tomo Nakayama (feat. Jesse Sykes)
6. The Wind – William Fitzsimmons
7. Needle In The Hay – Juliana Hatfield
8. Making Time – Generationals
9. The Way I Feel Inside – PHOX
10. This Time Tomorrow – Telekinesis
11. Strangers – Escondido

1. Alone Again Or – Sara Lov
2. Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worryin’ Bout That Girl – Solvents
3. Here Comes My Baby – Tea Cozies
4. Fly – Kristin Hersh
5. Ziggy Stardust – Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s
6. Play with Fire – Elk City
7. Stephanie Says – Tele Novella
8. Oh Yoko – The Ghost In You
9. Fairest Of The Seasons – Trespassers William
10. 30 Century Man – Tomten
11. Street Fighting Man – Mike Watt & The Secondmen
12. Five Years – Santah

A Midwestern Tribute To “Forever Breathes The Lonely Word”,
A 1986 Album By Felt is due out on October 30th via
Flannelgraph Records. Stream a track by Vollmar (a.k.a.
Justin Vollmar of Bloomington, IN) from the tribute album.
Pre-order is available on its bandcamp site.

NY Guitar Fest : The Apollo Project, 2012-01-06
“In honor of the 30th anniversary of Brian Eno’s tribute to the NASA moon landings, Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks, the New York Guitar Festival presented a live re-imagining of this sonic masterpiece featuring the ambient ensemble itsnotyouitsme, guitar master Larry Campbell, and special guests including David Torn, Noveller, Phish’s Mike Gordon, and Tortoise’s Jeff Parker. The performance also features scenes from Craig Teper’s documentary, Man In The Right Seat, about Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell.”

New York Guitar Festival “The Apollo Project” (Part 1) 
Part 2, HERE.

Stream the collaborative album “Apollo,” Icebreaker with BJ Cole perform music by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno. Available via Cantaloupe.

“With support from Brian Eno, the recording of Apollo by Icebreaker with BJ Cole was completed following a series of sold out and highly acclaimed live performances of the piece, including the IMAX cinema at the Science Museum on July 20th and 21st 2009. Each performance is accompanied by NASA footage of the landing.” 

Release date: Jun 26, 2012

The Music of Harry Partch, part 1
1968 San Diego KPBS-TV documentary called The Music of Harry Partch. Partch shows off his instruments and gives a performance of Daphne of the Dunes conducted by Thomas Nee.

Beck – Harry Partch

Recorded 2009…. Recently Beck is working on Philip Glass Remix album along with producer Hector Castillo to celebrate composer Philip Glass’ 75th birthday. Featuring Tim Hecker, Memory Tapes, Amon Tobin, Cornelius and Tyondai Braxton (former Battles frontman).

“Starla” Teaser Trailer
featuring music, ‘You Know I’ve Found a Way’ by Beth Sorrentino
Starla” is the latest feature film of Rik Cordero (music video, commercial and film director from New York City)

Beth Sorrentino – I’m Not Living Here (Curt Boettcher cover)

The both tracks are taken from Beth Sorrentino‘s forthcoming Curt Boettcher tribute album, produced by Sean Slade who has produced the debut EP (from SpinART) of her former band, Suddenly, Tammy! in the early 1990s, with Irwin Chusid slated to co-produce. The both songs were originally released on the Sagittarius’ 1968 album “Present Tense”.

Montreal-based singer-songwriter, Molly Sweeney has the debut album “Gold Rings and Fur Pelts,” released from Syren Songs, digitally available on her bandcamp. Produced by Radwan Moumneh and Molly Sweeney. Recorded & mixed at Thee Mighty Hotel2Tango by Radwan Ghazi Moumneh (of Jerusalem In my Heart, he has produced several Montreal bands like Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-LaL-a Band). Sweeney is also known for singing with Land Of Kush, a large orchestra assembled and directed by Montreal composer and musician Sam Shalabi (aka Shalabi Effect).

Land Of Kush’s Electric Light Orchestra – Monogamy (EXCERPT)
From the album Monogamy by Land Of Kush (CONSTELLATION/2010). Psycharabique big band madness led by avant-garde composer and oud-player Sam Shalabi. Featuring Molly Sweeney. Recorded & mixed at Thee Mighty Hotel2Tango by Radwan Ghazi Moumneh in the autumn of 2009 & winter of 2010.


The Phoenix, by Judee Sill, sung by Molly Sweeney.
From “Lopin’ along thru the cosmos: An Evening of Judee Sill’s Music”. Performed at Sala Rossa, Montreal on June 23, 2010 during the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival. Arrangements by Will Eizlini (of Shalabi Effect). Video by Javiera Ovalle.

Here’s the cover art for “Seven Swans Reimagined,” Sufjan Stevens “Seven Swans” tribute album, benefit for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.  It will be released digitally on March 22nd via On Joyful Wings.  Artwork by Vesper Stamper.

Track List;
1. All The Trees Of The Field Will Clap Their Hands [Bonnie 'Prince' Billy]
2. The Dress Looks Nice On You [The Gregory Brothers]
3. In The Devil’s Territory [Derek Webb]
4. To Be Alone With You [Joshua James]
5. Abraham [Damion Suomi]
6. Sister [Unwed Sailor]
7. Size Too Small [Wakey!Wakey!]
8. We Won’t Need Legs To Stand [Elin K. Smith]
9. A Good Man Is Hard To Find [DM Stith]
10. He Woke Me Up Again [Half-Handed Cloud]
11. Seven Swans [Carl Hauck]
12. The Transfiguration [David Crowder*Band]
13. I Went Dancing With My Sister [Jason Harrod]
14. Waste Of What Your Kids Won’t Have [Shannon Stephens with Gregory Paul]
15. Borderline [Inlets]

Shannon Stephens & Gregory Paul
- Waste Of What Your Kids Won’t Have (by Sufjan Stevens)

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