Late last year we introduced readers to Soft People, a husband and husband duo from San Luis Obispo, almost exactly in between San Francisco and LA. Their song ‘Absolute Boy’, struck us with its deeply personal lyrics, and 80s stylings, and we really enjoyed their sound. So we’re happy to announce that their new single, ‘Tender’, is set for release this Friday July 12, ahead of their performance at The California Central Coast Pride Festival that weekend.
I’m embarrassed to say I hadn’t previously been aware of Scarlett Johansson’s extensive music career, but it’s pretty formidable, spanning over a decade – so I hereby apologise. Pete Yorn has likewise amassed a prodigious back catalogue, dating back as far as 2001. The pair have joined forces on their new EP, the ethereal ‘Apart’, the follow up to their 9 track album, ‘Break Up’, released in 2009.
As well as performing as a solo artist and with various bands, Tom Kay has also worked as a session musician in the studio and on Television. His most notable appearance being on 8 out of 10 cats does countdown on Channel 4 (UK) where he performed a guitar solo. Tom gives us his Essential Weekly Playist
Redd Alluri’s song, ‘Man of Truth’ comes ahead of the London-based singer’s EP, ‘Who Are We?’, which is set for release at the end of this month. A diarist to his core, Alluri’s songs wrote themselves during a six month travel break between completing his Master’s degree in Finland and returning home to India. We caught up with Alluri and asked him nine quick questions.