A Fleet Foxes guitarist, a strict philosophy about recording their studio album outdoors, and never using more than one mic to do so -- this is the journey of Thousands, and they tell us all about it ...
Mysterious album sessions near a volcano? Multiple copies of the same disc leaked online? Citing bulldozers for inspiration? The latest Akron/Family album is the band's most daring yet, and Miles Seaton sits down with PopMatters to set things straight (somewhat).
Earlimart seem to be heading in a new direction—one that embraces the lows and the journey back up. It’s a bittersweet trip and one that we all encounter daily—but it can’t be that bad when we’ve got music as beautiful and poignant as this to serve as a soundtrack.
Grand Archives (led by Mat Brooke, formerly of Carissa's Wierd and Band of Horses) evoke the pastoral beauty of the Pacific Northwest with their lush sound and wistful pop melodies that are both earthy and earnest.