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taken from the third full-length “Love at Low Speed” by Abram Shook, due out on June 16th via Western Vinyl.

Carter Tanton – Murderous Joy

Formerly known as Tulsa and current member of Lower Dens, Carter Tanton has a new solo full-length “Freeclouds,” follow-up to Tulsa’s 2007 EP “I Was Submerged.” “Freeclouds” (this album’s title, reference David Bowie’s “Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud”) is due out on November 1st via Western Vinyl. ‘Murderous Joy’ is the first track for the album.

Recorded primarily in his apartment (with the exception of “Horrorscope” recorded by Brian Deck), the record features a guest appearance by Marissa Nadler with whom Carter co-writed one song of her recent self-titled album. And it was mixed by Brian McTear at Miner Street (Shaking Through). Carter will be touring with The War On Drugs & Purling Hiss this fall.

Carter Tanton – Jesus Christ (Big Star cover)
from WMBR Pipeline!, Cambridge, MA :: 11/06/2007 (via)

Sharon Van Etten – Like a Diamond

Sharon Van Etten has just released a free download of her cover recording of a Brooklyn duo (Eliot Krimsky and Mike Johnson), Glass Ghost‘s ‘Like a Diamond‘ on Other Music.  The song was originally appeared on their 2009 album “Idol Omen” (Western Vinyl).

J. Tillman – Three Sisters

‘Three Sisters’ is the first track on the upcoming solo full length “Singing Ax” by J. Tillman (well known for the Fleet Foxes), which was recorded in 3 days in February 2010 by Steve Albini at the Electrical Audio in Chicago, mastered by Bob Weston. It is due out on September 14th via Western Vinyl.

01. Three Sisters
02. Diamondback
03. Love No Less Worthy
04. One Task
05. Our Beloved Tyrant
06. Tillman’s Rag
07. Mere Ornaments
08. Singing Ax
09. Madness on the Mountain
10. Maria
11. A Seat at the Table

LISTEN :: Daytrotter session

J Tillman – Diamondback – Luxury Wafers Sessions

J Tillman records ‘Diamondback’ (from his upcoming album “Singing Ax”) live@Kingsize Soundlabs in Los Angeles for Luxury Wafers.
Check out the entire session here!