first extract from the forthcoming album >dreamer are you sad< to come out soon, produced by peter deimel (deus, the kills). limited edition 7 inch full of electric breaks and noisy guitars bullying the apparent wiseness and light melodies, calling on pretty convincing influences like can, robert wyatt, radiohead, or sufjan stevens...
the green door studio opened its (confusingly black) doors to glasgows vibrant music community at the end of 2007. set up by three glasgow-based musicians emily maclaren (michael dracula/the lady vanishes), sam smith (mother & the addicts) and jamie greer (park attack), who, sick of using other peoples clinical digital studios and being told by engineers >you cant do that..<, decided to create a musician-friendly space where >actually you can...<.
ltd 50% deal ...significant success for artists is based on two things: talent and timing. dave.i.d has talent by the spadeful but his timing may also be spot on. when dave.i.d released his debut single in march 09 he was probably too ahead of the game but now as we enter the last third of 2010 it feels right on the money. daves initial release went down very well though. paul lester in the guardians important new band of the day feature totally lost it, calling dave.i.d >totally brilliant< and dubbing him >aphex timbaland<. his single was voted single of the year in dazed & confused and made the end of year round-up in drowned in sound. now with the amazing zola jesus setting up so well around the world and the dark electronica coming more to the fore outside its nerd roots, dave.i.d sounds perfectly in tune with the unhappy, troubled sound of now.
bespoke packaging using industrial blue plastic cut in a rhombus shape. the same blue plastic forms the backdrop to the live stage show.
>down there< is a world of nine new songs from animal collectives avey tare. his first official solo full length carries you through a murky world of sound, an alien death world of soul grooves that is both honest and otherworldly. wait for sundown and turn it up loud. take a ride on this haunted boat and let yourself be guided through deep sloshy rhythms, waterlogged bass, and moonlit breaks in the canopy that reveal a crisp crystalline pop buzz. >down there< was recorded in the month of june by old friend josh dibb (deakin) at the good house, an old church in upstate new york, surrounded by the great swamp and visited regularly by monks, white widows, and groan toads.
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maneuvering the perilous depths of heartbreak and ecstasy, skin towns bewitching r&b pop stunner the room approaches the elusive mysteries of desire and longing with directness and urgency. unabashedly romantic (and delightfully hedonistic), the la based outfits modern r&b may sit alongside nicely with contemporary hitmakers like the-dream or mike will made it, but they align closer to the to the freakiness of ginuwine, adina howard, and silk juxtaposed against feather-weight synth trails of new age.
a great follow up on c u smile and this is the time, released a few months ago! this time its phynn hooking up with alexander perls, delivering a really catchy vocal big room trancer. nobody less than andy duguid is responsible for the remix and again he proves to be the one to watch for in 2008! supported by: tiesto, mark norman, johan gielen, phynn, cor fijneman, preach, mr sam, cosmic gate, progression, ton tb and many more
the new half cousin single big chief comes with an exclusive remix by the earlies. this is the lead single form the album and sums up in four minutes what the band is all about. the single also comes with the first ever remix the earlies have put their official name to, and a electronic upbeat offering from the fantastic dextro. half cousin also deliver these songs to captivating effect live with acclaimed artists martin slattery and anthony genn (the hours), jamie morrison (the noisettes), jimmy hogarth, the earlies and fellow scot kt tunstall all lending a hand on stage in developing this fierce reputation
following another busy summer on the road, the magic numbers return with a six track ep. it features alternate versions of two tracks from recent album those the brokes plus four previously unreleased brand new songs.
kaktus records is back finally with an explosive vinyl! a max of bass and magic melodies, thats the result of the collaboration of these 2 new french artists of the hard dance world. prepare yourself and jump your soul!