Phoenix, AZ based singer-songwriter Jeremiah Craig’s latest project The Commandeer EP is the first of his releases to be issued on vinyl, the five song release was recorded with local musicians at Audioconfusion in Mesa, Craig (Vocals and Acoustic Guitar) was joined by Travis Lee (Lead Acoustic Guitar), Jake Boucher (Upright Bass) and Jason Ford (Mandolin) cut the EP free of digital enhancements taking advantage of the studios natural acoustics which reflect in the warmth of the recording which is available in digital and on 10″ vinyl, the A-side begins with the songs Benjamin Gunn and Commandeer which take inspiration from Craig’s first meeting with his girlfriend and themes from Robert Louis Stephenson’s Treasure Island – for more about the EP you can read an interview with Jeremiah at Ear To The Ground Music.
With the digital content overload that fills the BS inbox these days, and the . . . → Read More: Jeremiah Craig – The Commandeer EP
Have not posted anything with a vinyl / single slant for a while so here’s a trio of recommendations for fans of the 7″.
First up from Burning Condors is their first ever 7” single ‘Love on the Rocks’ / ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ that’s officially released on August 5th – buy it here.
Girl Called Johnny – but it here
Single from Emily Bell’s debut album In Technicolor, buy here.
New on the upcoming release from Frightened Rabbit, the album Pedestrian Verse is set for release in February next year and is up for pre-order at the usual places as a download, CD, CD+DVD edition and of course vinyl – which you can get at Rough Trade along with a limited edition etched 7″ of the track Dead Now – if you’re quick. Links are here.
And in case you missed it, a killer cover of Dear Chicago.
Don’t let the cute canine throw you off the scent – check out The Wind-up Birds new single – get the vinyl here.
The Mild Awards by The Wind-up Birds
TCG are re-releasing on limited edition vinyl their second (and best) album The Wall Against Out Back
TCG (Two Cow Garage) – the rock band from Columbus, Ohio that feels more comfortable on the road than anywhere else – has some exciting news to share with their fans: TCG will re-release The Wall Against Our Back (2004, Shelterhouse) this fall, on vinyl. TCG will press 500 limited copies on colored red 180 gram vinyl with re-packaged artwork. Wall will be available in mid-November, and TCG is offering the limited edition re-issue as pre-order packages that will include limited edition T-shirts and posters. Fans can pre-order the album here http://twocowgarage.bigcartel.com/
Shane Sweeney, co-founding member of TCG, provided this statement for the reason behind the re-release:
After two years of almost constant touring on our first record, Please Turn the Gas Back On, in 2004 we decided to seclude ourselves in . . . → Read More: Vinyl Love – Two Cow Garage – The Wall Against Or Back
By the time you read this they may be gone but Frank and Franz have an interesting 7″ split Vinyl Single up for pre-order, featuring tracks written by Noel Coward.
Franz tackles Sail Away,” and Frank There Are Bad Times Just Around The Corner”
Get your pre-order in here.