We love the Battlefield around these parts, and for good reason, as the Los Angeles trio makes beautiful Americana/folk music. And when they came to us with a sweet new song just in time for the holiday season, how could we say no? Perfectly timed for Thanksgiving weekend, “Last Train Home” is a cute yet melancholy portrait of loneliness during the holidays.
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Australian progressive instrumental heavy rock band We Lost the Sea are set to release their new album Departure Songs on 27 November via Translation Loss Records (pre-order here). The sextet have an incredible knack for creating a cinematic effect with their compositions, and as the heart-wrenching “A Gallant Gentleman” illustrates, they can tell a story without words quite brilliantly.
Dallas-based multi-instrumentalist Jeff Ryan has worked with St. Vincent, the War on Drugs, Daniel Johnston, Sarah Jaffe, and many more, but his project Myopic deserves notice, as his beautiful new track proves. Lifted from his upcoming release Two Pieces, which will come out on 11 December, “Playground” was recorded in one take in the playground of the school Ryan’s children attend.
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