Mixed Media

May 2015

JOBS - “Patient Angel” (video) (Premiere)

If the Dillinger Escape Plan played brainy art rock, they'd sound something like the Brooklyn-based group JOBS.

The Shoe Birds - “You Leave Me Blind” (audio) (Premiere)

With a little Skynyrd in the guitar and a lot of heart in its anthemic chorus, "You Leave Me Blind" finds MIssissippi's the Shoe Birds delivering an earnest slice of country rock.

Sneakout - “Savior” (audio) (Premiere)

On their latest single, "Savior", Sneakout crank the amp gain up to 11 and sing a song that makes them "want to do bad things".

The Railsplitters - “You” (audio) (Premiere)

Bluegrass instrumentation meets sharp pop aesthetics on the new album by Colorado's the Railsplitters, as you can hear on the tune "You".

Ruth Moody - “Far and Wide” (video) (Premiere)

The talented banjo picker and singer Ruth Moody (Wailin' Jennys), who will be joining Mark Knopfler for his upcoming tour, urges for peace on "Far and Wide".

C. Gibbs - “Unchaperoned” (audio) (Premiere)

"Prince meets Crazy Horse" on the latest tune by C. Gibbs (Lucinda Black Bear), "Unchaperoned".

Socalled feat. Jordanna Singer and Narcy - “Boyfriend Material” (video) (Premiere)

Montréal's own Socalled invents "a high school nightmare/dream with a Romanian flute loop hall pass" for the playful video to "Boyfriend Material".

Eleni Mandell - “Baby, Don’t Call” (audio) (Premiere)

The old-timey charm of Eleni Mandell's "Baby, Don't Call" is simple and irresistible.

Pattern Is Movement - Shaking Through Episode Three, “Save Me” (video)

Shaking Through, a video series run by the Weathervane nonprofit, offers listeners a glimpse into the final stretch of Pattern Is Movement, with the making of the song "Save Me".

The Henrys - “A Weaker One” (audio) (Premiere)

"A Weaker One" comes off of Quiet Industry, the first album in six years from the Toronto-based outfit the Henrys.

April 2015

//Mixed media

20 Questions: L'Anarchiste

// Sound Affects

"To say that L'Anarchiste is one of the best bands to emerge out of Salt Lake City makes for an awfully reductive statement, as their Sufjan-inspired brand of soulful folk-rock needs to be heard to be believed.

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