Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Dear River
Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo have announced the date for the release of their new album, Dead River will be available from July 7th on Linn Records, in the interim here’s a taster of what’s to come, the tracks called ’Ghost Narrative’ and it’s a corker – the video was filmed during rehearsal for the Union Chapel show last November.
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Not done one of these for a while, but some tasty titbits around this week.
From Patterson Hood a first taster from Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance his upcoming solo album, here’s Come Back Little Star a collaboration with the wonderful Kelly Hogan. More
Frank Turner gets buried by Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo in their video to promote their vinyl single collaboration Fields of June, you can pre-order the 7″ out on white vinyl next month here.
She Keeps Bees premiered their latest single on All Songs Considered this week, you can listen and download Counter Charm via the Soundcloud widget.
The Staves record a session for Daytrotter here and feature on a revamped Routes Jukebox
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Band of Holy Joy How To Kill A Butterfly
Band of Holy Joy – A Clear Night, a Shooting Star, a Song for Boo by BeatSurrender
Wonderfully crafted the songs preach with a desolate beauty leaving behind plenty of food-for-thought
I’ve listened and enjoyed some great music this year but none better than this album from Band Of Holy Joy which just stopped me in my tracks, but it doesn’t end with the musical brilliance as the CD release is packaged beautifully too in a book format with wonderful original artwork by Inga Tillere, for your chance to win a copy drop us an Email with the subject line BOHJ and I’ll pick a random entry and put a copy of the CD in the post to you (overseas entries welcome)
2 Zoe Muth & Lost High Rollers Starlight Hotel
Muth’s vocal is just perfect, sad, sincere, achingly beautiful
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Having backed the Pledge project and already the proud owner of the Almanac CD by Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo I was delighted to see the album get a release on vinyl and it comes with a bonus track Pause: The Shadow Line plus a print of the wonderful Little Deaths artwork by Daniela Terrazzini.
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Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo – Bones by emilybarker
Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo – Ropes by emilybarker
I signed up during last summer through Pledge Music to support the third album from Emily Barker & Red Clay Halo (Anna Jenkins, Jo Silverston and Gill Sandell), Almanac arrived around six months later and was well worth waiting for, I’m not a huge telly fan and at this risk of sounding a snob about it – a lot of what passes for entertainment these days makes my brow furrow, every now though something comes along that’s worth investing time in, which brings me back to Almanac and the third single from the album Pause a version of which has been used as the theme tune to the BBC’s excellent seven part drama The Shadow Line.
The back story to the track is that UK based Aussie Emily wrote it when back in her childhood home on the other side of the world in Bridgetown, WA, it’s a . . . → Read More: Emily Barker & Red Clay Halo “Pause” The Shadow Line
NPR have a stream from the upcoming Dylan bootleg series Volume 9 – The Witmark Demos (Amazon)
First single from Emily Barker & Red Clay Halo’s upcoming album hits the virtual shops.
Need a new Hey Negrita album, suffering withdrawal symptoms, a youtube and track from the their fantastic album The Buzz Above
Hey Negrita – Lust & Bones