Mixed Media

June 2015

Songs of Water - ‘Stars and Dust’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The lush indie folk of the new album by North Carolina's Songs of Water, Stars and Dust, is an enveloping musical experience.


Sea Cycles - ‘Ground & Air’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Ground & Air is a reflective summer soundtrack where post-rock instrumentation meets the synth-pop aesthetic.


Chris Stapleton - “15 Years of Traveller” (video)

Chris Stapleton was formerly the lead singer and one of the primary songwriters for the superlative Nashville-based bluegrass band the SteelDrivers.


Barcelona - “Fall in Love” (video) (Premiere)

Synth lovers, take heed: the Seattle outfit Barcelona take to Moog Music for a new spin on their tune "Fall in Love".


KiND - “Run Wild” (audio) (Premiere)

Summery synth sounds meet a "Fresh Prince of Bel Air-esque bassline" on "Run Wild", the new single by the Nashville indie pop outfit KiND.


Colin Cowan & the Elastic Stars – “Owing, Knowing All” (video)

The latest in a series of videos made by Matt Krysko for the third installment in Colin Cowan's seasonal album tetralogy castes the man in green and purple.


May 2015

Tim Bowness - “Great Electric Teenage Dream” (video) (Premiere)

"Great Electric Teenage Dream" opens up No-Man wordsmith Tim Bowness' new studio album with gusto, powered by the booming drums of Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson).


Jason Segel Becomes David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ (video)

The cinematic adaptation of David Lipsky's Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself features Jason Segel as literary giant David Foster Wallace.


Jeremy Pinnell - “Big Bright World” (audio) (Premiere)

With "Big Bright World", country songwriter Jeremy Pinnell sings about the time that he came back from the dead.


Tyler Lyle - ‘The Native Genius of Desert Plants’ (album stream) (Premiere)

With a Ben Howard-esque knack for balancing folk and singer/songwriter introspection with catchy pop melodies, Tyler Lyle has a winner with his new LP The Native Genius of Desert Plants.


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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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