Parker Longbough – ‘Green and Gold/Drink the Hemlock’

Parker Longbough is the recording nom de plume of Anchorage Alaska musical artist, Matthew Witthoeft. His latest album – his fourth – is set for release on November 22, while new single, ‘Avalanche Beacon’, comes out on October 11.

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Lucy And The Night Sky Releases Second Album ‘Light Needs the Dark’

They say never judge a book by its cover, and likewise never judge a band by its name, but when you hear a name like ‘Lucy And The Night Sky’, the curiosity is piqued, and you get more than a suspicion that this is going to be a band who produces interesting music.

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Jim Clements’ Releases New Track ‘The Comet I Was Waiting For’ From Fourth Album ‘A Failure’

Jim Clements’ voice sounds to us like a cross between Donovan and Marc Bolan, with their lyrical abilities crossed with Bob Dylan, Nick Cave, and Leonard Cohen. In the ultimate sense of the word, Clements is a songwriter’s songwriter – we’re not listening for his voice, which is still quite appealing – but we’re hanging onto his every word as it drops from his lips.

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New Video: Marianne Faithfull In Deeply Insightful Interview With Nick Cave Behind The Scenes Of New Album, ‘Negative Capability’

Marianne Faithfull’s latest album, ‘Negative Capability’ is out now on BMG, available here. The twenty-first studio album for the singer songwriter, it was released on November 2, and produced by Rob Ellis, Warren Ellis, and Head.

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The Camino Side Project ‘of music & movement’ Is An Introspective Road Trip

of movement & music’, from The Camino Side Project, is set for release on November 16. You can pre-order it on Bandcamp.

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Blair Jollands Releases ‘7 Blood’, An Album Offering Escapism And Brilliance In Equal Measure

Blair Jollands moved to London 20 years ago from Auckland, New Zealand where he learned to master records before taking that skill to an audio post production studio in Soho. Since then he has completed sound design in film and TV with credits that include ‘Poldark’, ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ and ‘Pride’. He was nominated for an Emmy for his work on ‘Shackleton’ in 2002 and has garnered praise for his songwriting from none other than the late, great David Bowie who described one of Blair’s compositions, ‘Killing Landings’ as “ a great song”.

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BLACK CELEBRATION – Cocteaus And NIN Producer Fryer Helms Debut By Goth/Post-Punk Duo Mary And The Ram

The pale hordes who descend on Whitby for the biannual Goth Weekend may just have found the perfect soundtrack for their journey.
With esteemed Cocteau Twins/This Mortal Coil producer John Fryer at the controls, York-based duo Mary and the Ram have come up with a modernist take on coffin-rattlers like Bauhaus, Love and Rockets and The Sisters of Mercy.

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Anthony Maragni Releases New Single ‘Lost Faith’ From Album ‘Obliteration City’

Anthony Maragni released his album ‘Obliteration City’ only a few months ago, but already the attention is being drawn to his single, ‘Lost Faith’, which Anthony cites as being influenced by a mix of genres, but in particular, jazz and rock.

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THOUGHTS OF YESTERDAY – Aussie Solo Artist Suzie Stapleton Unleashes New Single Yesterday’s Town

I was lucky enough to catch Suzie Stapleton opening for Boss Hog at the Hackney Oslo earlier this year. Playing for someone else’s audience is never easy but,…

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Ten Ton Man – ‘Dangerous Women & A Desperate Man’

Subversive New York City singer songwriter Ten Ton Man has been compared to Nick Cave by the likes of Huffpost, No Depression and Big Takeover with his blend of dark Americana and unhinged blues. We can also hear shades of Lou Reed and Iggy Pop in his rich rounded vocals and tongue-in-cheek lyricism, particularly in ‘Dangerous Women & A Desperate Man’, the title track to his EP which was released on September 29.

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THE PENELOPES ‘Leave Them All Behind’ Deluxe EP

The Penelopes’ new EP, ‘Leave Them All Behind’, evokes the sound of the 80s and 90s, with strong synths and drums.

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UP PERISCOPE – CousteauX Resurface With A Little Help From Carl Barat of The Libertines

Named after the iconic French deep sea diver, CousteauX are back from the depths with their first new album in more than a decade….

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STRAIGHT TO YOU – Bad Seeds’ Best Of…Has Much To Offer Both New Fans And Seasoned Followers

Spanning 30 years of recording, Lovely Creatures is a collection of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds music from their 1984 debut From Her To…

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ZOMBIE INVASION – Original 1960s Line-Up Unite For Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary Tour

The resurgence – I nearly said resurrection – of ’60s survivors The Zombies is surely one of the most wonderful stories in modern rock music….

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Nominated For BRIT Award And Silver Certified Seller

‘Skeleton Tree’, the 16th studio album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, is out now. Released the day after the premiere of ‘One More Time With Feeling’, the feature film about the making of the album and directed by Andrew Dominik, it charted at number 1 in 8 countries with a further 11 top 5s and numerous top 20 positions.

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HEART OF DARKNESS – Cave’s Grief Bared To The Bone On Skeleton Tree

New albums by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds are always an event but the release of Skeleton Tree comes with more baggage than most. For those…

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