Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The Concretes | Good Evening

Pulsating, Swedish and something that captures your imagination, that's what The Concretes "Good Evening" is like.

It lies somewhere between down tempo electronica and shoegaze, and like the description of the song said, somewhere between a smile and an tear.

MP3: The Concretes - Good Evening

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Justin Townes Earle | Harlem River Blues

Get the title track for JTE's newest album for free. It's what you would expect from the lanky troubadour, smooth vocals and an authentic country sound.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Ronnier Fauss | Mulligan

Ronnie's back. It's no secret that we're big fans of Ronald Fauss' work around these parts and he's back with a new EP, Mulligan. Well, the album isn't officially out yet, but, you can listen to streams of the songs here.

While his output is prolific, his work hasn't slipped one bit. He continues to bring a good natured, blue-collar vibe to his particular brand of alt-country.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Tracey Thorn | Kentish Town (Walls remix)

I'm at a bit of a loss as to what to think about Tracey Thorn's solo career. Since her hubby/musical partner Ben Watt spends the majority of his time now DJing and running a record label, I guess they don't have time for Everything But The Girl anymore. But, that doesn't explain why she would go back to her roots as an acoustic crooner and ditch the beats and blips that got them noticed internationally in the first place.

I wanted to love her last two solo albums, but, I've never been able to get into them like I did with EBTG's electronic material. Her voice belongs to beats.

That being said, there is a remix EP coming out featuring some of her newest material, and the Walls remix of "Kentish Town" is on it. At least it's not as depressing as "Oh, The Divorces."

MP3: Tracey Thorn - Kentish Town (Walls remix)