Knoxville, TN singer-songwriter Matt Wood’s delivered a fine collection of songs on his last album The Matt Woods Manifesto which we had the pleasure of listening and reviewing a couple of years ago, now he’s back with a tasty appetiser Deadman’s Blues the title track of his new album that’s due in the Spring, another great piece of direct no nonsense writing with a killer heart-on-sleeve delivery the single’s available as a three track digital release via Bandcamp and on 7″ vinyl for the connoisseur – which you can pick up direct from the man himself.
Deadman's Blues by Matt Woods
The Classic, the much anticipated new album from the supremely talented JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN, will be released MARCH 10TH 2014 on Play It Again Sam. It is available to pre-order now with physical formats from: https://www.musicglue.com/joan-as-police-woman/ and digitally from iTunes: http://georiot.co/4Hj
“I’m in the best place I’ve ever been in my life,” declares Joan Wasser, and she’s just recorded the album that proves it. The Classic, the fourth album of originals by the uniquely charismatic artist known as Joan As Police Woman, builds on the creative impetus and success of its 2011 predecessor The Deep Field. As ever Joan strives to create music rooted in an intimate, elemental and uplifting brand of soul combined with her own unique serene, torch-singing temperament, this time with a more liberated feel than ever before.
The title track is the first song to be released from the new album and it . . . → Read More: Joan As Police Woman – Classic – Album & UK Tour Dates
New from Canadian songstress Stacey is her self-titled debut EP which will be released on unique 2GB USB cards on Dec 5th, the five track EP is a lovely listen with a less-is-more style the minimal piano accompaniment beautifully frames the vocals.
More on Stacey from http://bicyclette.to/
Dec. 5th TORONTO // Measure (Release Show) Dec. 6th HAMILTON // The Casbah Lounge Dec. 7th KITCHENER-WATERLOO // Imbibe Food & Drink Dec. 8th ST. CATHARINES // Mahtay Cafe Dec. 9th LONDON // The APK Dec. 10th PETERBOROUGH // The Spill Dec. 11th GUELPH // Red Brick Cafe Dec. 14th OTTAWA // AlphaSoul Dec. 15th OTTAWA // Rainbow Bistro
Mod haircut. Americana. Folk. Country. Gospel. 60′s. Music store owner. Recording Artist. Larkin Poe. Brandy Zdan. Good Lovelies. BJ Cole. Famous brother.
Put them altogether and you get The Jamie Freeman Agreement and the album 100 Miles From Town a real sum of it’s parts recording, alongside frontman and lead-singer Jamie Freeman the Agreement are Abigail Downs, Jessica Spengler, Jonathan Hirsch and Joe Ellis.
The Larkin Poe siblings Rebecca and Megan Lovell make a guest appearance on opening track The Knight playing lap-steel and mandolin, Brandy Zdan’s contribution is revealed on track number 2 a co-write on which her sweet vocal harmonises with Jamie Freeman, the track Steel Away is one of the album’s highlights and features the wonderful pedal steel sound of arguably the UK’s finest protagonist of the instrument BJ Cole.
Track three is the ‘single’ and promo track for the release, featuring the vocals . . . → Read More: The Jamie Freeman Agreement – 100 Miles From Town
In My Garden by Isobel Anderson
In My Garden tells familiar tales of love lost and found, but also of Isobel’s struggles with tinnitus and chronic pain over the last two years. Here Isobel expands both the textures and the subject matter of her songs, combining layered harmonies, field recordings, swooping violin solo’s from violnist Ruby Colley and even a little sinister Hammond organ.
10% of all album revenue, and 100% of all download revenue from ‘Little Sounds of Pain’, will go to the British Tinnitus Association. credits
A Good Way To Bury Bad News by Mark McCabe