Algiers share new track ‘Cleveland’

“The music on this song and album is wildly intense, spanning the minimalism of Suicide, the inspirational sound of gospel, John Carpenter’s lo-fi synth explorations and the post-punk of Public Image Limited” – NPR

“A gripping sound that gathers disparate Southern modes—Americana harmonies, gospel choirs, chain-gang chants—into rousing protest punk” –New Yorker

“Algiers have created something which diagnoses the underside of power, but also the underside of musical history – the 20th century reimagined as a series of revolutionary spirituals” – The Wire

“Theirs is soul music for the end of the world” – FACT

Algiers have released new single ‘Cleveland’, taken from their forthcoming second album, The Underside Of Power, released June 23 on Matador. Continue reading

Sharon Van Etten Releases “Not Myself” (Hercules & Love Affair Remix) in Memory of the Victims of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando

Last summer, Sharon Van Etten released “Not Myself” in memory of the victims of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and to support the work of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund. Today, one year since the Pulse nightclub tragedy, Van Etten releases the Hercules & Love Affair Remix of the song. Continue reading

LOUIS BAKER REVEALS NEW SINGLE ‘ADDICT’

Louis Baker
Reveals new single, ‘Addict’
NZ Shows this May – Auckland / Wellington

Listen on Apple Music / iTunes HERE

Independent singer songwriter and New Zealander, Louis Baker is inarguably one of the most compelling voices to emerge in recent years from New Zealand’s fertile musical landscape. Working with the bare essentials and crafting his work with a deep artistic integrity, Louis has gathered a loyal following that spans the world over. Everyone from India Arie (“Louis Baker, you sing my soul,”) to the international music community (BBC 6 Music, Clash Magazine, The Line of Best Fit, Earmilk) have shown love for what he is, and has become.

Today, Baker shares his new single “Addict”, the follow up to his previous single “Gave It All Away”, which was picked up by BBC 6 Music, Australian Double J, and featured on Red Bull Music’s 20 before 17 list.

Listen to “Addict” here:
Apple Music / iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/addict-single/id1231233985
YouTube:
https://youtu.be/kISju-epDig
Bandcamp:
https://louisbaker.bandcamp.com/track/addict Continue reading

Auckland folk rockers, The Miltones – set to release new single ‘Glory’

The Miltones are preparing to release their second single, Glory, on May 5th, 2017.

‘Glory’ is an anthem.

Not a Cohen 80 verse epic nor the much loved Jeff Buckley version of the uplifting Hallelujah. Or the rousing “Glory Glory Hallelujah” of The Battle of the Hymn Republic or of Elvis’ Dixieland.

The Miltones, Glory, is a raw plea for a way out of grief.

The rhythmic punching of the drums sounds like a fist on a wooden church pew as a young woman devastated by the loss of her beloved father desperately searches for an avenue to come to terms with her loss.

“Where will I lay, lay my burdens down?”

Recorded in the magical Sitting Rooms of accomplished Lyttleton producer Ben Edwards (Nadia Reid, Tami Nielson, Aldous Harding, Marlon Williams) the organ and fuzz guitar swirl to support the intensity of Tabak’s pleas.

Powerful, Hypnotic and Authentic. And Badass.

Album announcement details to follow soon.

TAKE A LISTEN HERE:

 

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