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“Concerning Spectral Pinching” by Hook & Anchor

Portland, Oregon-based Hook & Anchor delivered Americana self-titled debut on July 22 via Jealous Butcher/Woodphone Records.

The band is comprised of Blind Pilot’s Kati Claborn, Luke Ydstie, and Ryan Dobrowski, as well as old-time music veteran Gabrielle Macrae and Erik Clampitt.

Hook & Anchor is a story of lost songs finding a home. After a […]

"Get Your Fill of Feelin Hungry" by Jay Brown

The new album, Beginner Mind, from singer-songwriter, Jay Brown, will be released on October 14. Brown says of the single, “Get Your Fill of Feeling Hungry,” “This song was inspired by thinking back on my years spent in Boone, NC. I lived simply and alone in little old cabins, happily, humbly, and hungrily […]

“Poor Man” by Terese Taylor

The album, At Your Mercy Circuit, is singer-songwriter Terese Taylor‘s first collaboration with Klaus Flouride of the Dead Kennedy’s. The artists spent two years honing what Flouride calls Taylor’s “dark yet humorous sensibility.” Each track of this haunting album is filled with Taylor’s characteristic mix of poetic lyriciam, grinding guitar, and moments of quiet beauty. […]

"Childhood Home" by The Healing

London-based rock-alternative-roots quartet, The Healing, have released an EP entitled Childhood Home. Musically, their songs weave together strong vocal and guitar melodies with dynamic grooves, close harmony singing and alternate guitar tunings.

The four-piece band combines elements of rock, roots, soul and poetry. Their full line-up was completed in the autumn of 2013, […]

"Oh The Evil!!!" by Michael Leonard Witham

Folk-rock artist, Michael Leonard Witham, began his musical after finding a well worn Yamaha acoustic guitar with a slightly damaged body and no strings. Soon after fixing it up and writing incessantly, he was chosen from an iphone recording as one of a handful of artists to perform in the Arkansas Times Musician’s Showcase. […]

“Birdcage Walk” by Latimer House

Prague’s guitar-driven, pop-quartet, Latimer House, released its full-length All The Rage on the band’s own label, Honk Records, back in February. Now the band is back with its lyrically witty, yet quintessentially English-pop “Birdcage Walk,” and its b-side, the noisier, more experimental “Until Then.” The single was released digitally on July 7 and a 7″ […]

“Aging Ego Maniac” by A Social State

Indie/rock outfit from Scranton, Pennsylvania, A Social State, recently released a full-length album with producer Steven Haigler (The Pixies, Brand New, Local H, Fuel, The Dear Hunter, As Tall As Lions). The album is titled How To Get To Heaven and the first single is the track, “Aging Egomaniac.”

All four members of the band […]