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Loud Open Mind, Cry Out For The Cause – January playlist

Melodies collide with melancholy and psychedelia in our January 2018 playlist, featuring some of the finest in indie pop, folk, rock and electronica released in the Fall-Winter 2017/2018.

Loud Open Mind, Cry Out For The Cause - digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn

Loud Open Mind, Cry Out For The Cause - collage by GoodMorninCaptn

  1. Aisha Badru (USA) — “Mind on Fire”, from her upcoming debut full length, due early 2018 on Nettwerk Music Group.
  2. Knightstown (UK) — “Eyes Open Wide”, from his self-titled debut full length , due early 2018 on Fat Cat.
  3. Makeness (GB / SCOT) — “Loud Patterns”, from ‘Loud Patterns‘ expected April 6, 2018 on Secretly Canadian.
  4. Lawrence Rothman (USA) — “Wolves Still Cry”, from ‘The Book Of Law’, out on Downtown Records.
  5. Wolf Parade (CA) — “Valley Boy”, from ‘Cry Cry Cry’, out on Sub Pop.
  6. * Machine Translations (AU) — “Parliament of Spiders”, from ‘Oh’, out on Spunk Records.
  7. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (USA) — “To Follow and Lead”, from ‘The Kid’, out on Western Vinyl.
  8. Grooms (USA) — “Turn Your Body”, from ‘Exit Index’, out on Western Vinyl.
  9. Rone (FR) — “Down For The Cause” feat. Kazu Makino (Blonde Redhead), from ‘Mirapolis’, out on InFiné Music.
  10. Baths (USA) — “Out”, from ‘Romaplasm’, out on Anticon.
  11. Forever Pavot (FR) — “La Soupe à la grolle”, from ‘Pantoufle’, out on Born Bad Records.
  12. Palm (USA )— “Dog Milk”, from ‘Rock Island’, out 09/02/2018 on Carpark Records.
  13. Sufis (UK/USA) — “All Knowing (71)”, from ‘After Hours’, out 12/01/2018 on Burger Records.
  14. Loma (aka Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater, with Cross and Dan Duszynski of Cross Record, USA) — “Black Willow”, from ‘Loma’, out 16/02/2018 on Sub Pop.
  15. * My Brightest Diamond (USA) — “Wish For The Moon” (Amazon Original).
  16. Högni (of Hjaltalín and Gusgus, IS) — “Komdu með”, from hid debut solo LP ‘Two Trains’, out on Erased Tapes.
  17. Jim Ghedi (UK) — “Home For Moss Valley” , from ‘A Hymn for Ancient Land’, out 26/01/2018 on Basin Rock.
  18. Prana Crafter (USA) — “Holy Tempel of Flow”, from ‘Bodhi Cheetah’s Choice’, out 26/01/2018 on Beyond Beyond is Beyond.

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Then The Clouds Went Red – Playlist

Then The Clouds Went Red, Fall 2017 playlist and digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn.

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Tracklist:

  1. Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano (Berlin, DE) — “Winding And Unwinding”, from Everything” out on Erased Tapes.
  2. Briana Marela (Olympia, WA, USA) — “Quit”, from Call It Love” out on Jagjaguwar.
  3. Katie Von Schleicher (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Life’s A Lie”, from Shitty Hits” out on Ba Da Bing / Full Time Hobby.
  4. Waxahatchee (Philadelphia, PA, USA) — “Silver”, from Out in the Storm” out on Merge Records.
  5. Iron & Wine (USA) — “Call It Dreaming”, from Beast Epic” out on Sub Pop.
  6. Chad VanGaalen (CA) — “Old Heads”, from Light Information” out on Sub Pop.
  7. Balmorhea (Austin, TX, USA) — “Clear Language”, from Clear Language” out on Western Vinyl.
  8. Caroline Says (Austin, TX, USA) — “Winter Is Cold”, from 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can’t Be Wrong” out on Western Vinyl.
  9. Sylvain Chauveau (FR / BE) — “Find What You Love And Let It Kill You”, from Post-Everything” out on Brocoli.
  10. Vivian Void (DE) — “No Choice Boys”, from Rhododendron” EP out on Woodland Recordings.
  11. Garage Blonde (FR) — “J’me souviens presque“.
  12. Deerhoof (San Francisco, CA, USA) — “Come Down Here and Say That” (feat. Lætitia Sadier), from Mountain Moves” out on Joyful Noise Recordings.
  13. Tera Melos (Sacramento, CA, USA) — “Trash Generator”, from Trash Generator” out on Sargent House.
  14. Zola Jesus (Merrill, WI, USA) — “Exhumed”, from Okovi” out on Sacred Bones Records.
  15. Hundred Waters (Los Angeles, CA, USA) — “Fingers”, from Communicating” out on OWSLA.
  16. Carmen Villain (NO) — “Borders” feat. Jenny Hval, from Infinite Avenue” out on Smalltown Supersound.
  17. Lina Tullgren (ME, USA) — “Asktell”, from Won” out on Captured Tracks.
  18. Chelsea Wolfe (CA, USA) — “16 Psyche”, from Hiss Spun” out on Sargent House.
  19. Bodies Of Water (Los Angeles, CA, USA) — “Here Among You”, from “Spear In The City” out on Thousand Tongues.
  20. Mount Kimbie (London, UK) — “Blue Train Lines” (feat. King Krule), from Love What Survives” out on Warp Records.
  21. Lali Puna (DE) — “Deep Dream”, from Two Windows” out on Morr Music.

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Back To School – Summer 2017

Back To School, our new playlist and digital collage featuring new releases from this past Summer.

Back to School 2017 - digital collage and GIF by GoodMorninCaptn

Back to School 2017 - digital collage and GIF by GoodMorninCaptn

featuring:

  1. Will Stratton (NY, US) — “Some Ride” from ‘Rosewood Almanac‘ out on Bella Union.
  2. sóley (IS) — “Never Cry Moon” from Endless Summer’ out on Morr Music.
  3. Seabuckthorn (UK) — “Near Translucent” from ‘Turns’ out on Lost Tribe Sound.
  4. Raoul Vignal (Lyon, FR) — “Hazy Days” from ‘The Silver Veil’ out on Talitres.
  5. Juana Molina (AR) — “Cosoco” from ‘Halo’ out on Crammed Discs.
  6. Do Make Say Think (official) (Toronto, CA) — “Bound And Boundless” from ‘Stubborn Persistent Illusions’ out on Constellation Records.
  7. Noga Erez (ISR) — “Dance While You Shoot” from ‘Off the Radar’ out on City Slang.
  8. Orval Carlos Sibelius (FR) — “Cœur de verre” from ‘Ordre et progrès’ out on Born Bad Records.
  9. Jason Loewenstein (of Sebadoh, US) — “Superstitious” from ‘Spooky Action’ out on Joyful Noise Recordings.
  10. Palm (Philadelphia, PA, US) — “Walkie Talkie” from ‘Shadow Expert’ EP out on Carpark Records.
  11. Tom Adams (Berlin, DE) — “Sparks” from ‘Silence’ out on Kowloon Records.
  12. Arca (VZ/UK) — “Anoche” from ‘Arca’ out on XL Recordings.
  13. Jessica Moss (of A Silver Mt Zion, Montreal, CA) — “Glaciers I (Pt I)” from ‘Pools Of Light’ out on Constellation Records.
  14. Tiny Vipers (Seattle, WA, US) — “K.I.S.S.” from ‘Laughter’ out on Grapefruit Records / Ba Da Bing! Records.
  15. Orson Hentschel (Düsseldorf, DE) — “Paradise Future” from ‘Electric Slutter’ out on Denovali.
  16. Mutual Benefit (USA) — “Glow Worms” from ‘Just Another Diamond Day’ (Vashti Bunyan cover album) out on Turntable Kitchen’s Sounds Delicious vinyl subscription service.
  17. Yoke Lore (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Only You” from ‘Goodpain’ EP.
  18. H. Hawkline (Wales, UK) — “The Last Thing On Your Mind ” from I Romanticize’ out on Heavenly Recordings / [PIAS].

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Find Love Here And Now? – Playlist

“Find Love Here And Now?” — March/April 2017 playlist and digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn:

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  1. Nadia Reid (NZ) — “The Arrow & The Aim”, from Preservation“, out on Spunk Records / Basin Rock.
  2. Woods (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Love Is Love”, from “Love Is Love“, out on Woodsist.
  3. WHY? (Cincinnati, OH, USA) — “Proactive Evolution”, from Moh Lhean“, out on Joyful Noise Recordings.
  4. Bearcubs (London, UK) — “Underwaterfall”, from “Underwaterfall” EP, out on All Points.
  5. NLF3 (Paris, FR) — “Sandy Path”, from Waves Of Black And White“, out on Prohibited Records.
  6. Damaged Bug (San Francisco, CA, USA) — “Bog Dash”, from Bunker Funk“, out on Castle Face Records.
  7. Alexandra Savior (Portland, OR, USA) — “M.T.M.E.”, from “Belladonna of Sadness“, out on Columbia Records.
  8. Boss Hog (NYC, NY, USA) — “17″, from Brood X“, out on In The Red Records.
  9. Mount Eerie (Anacortes, WA, USA) — “Real Death”, from A Crow Looked At Me“, out on P.W. Elverum & Sun.
  10. Oiseaux-Tempête (Paris, FR) — “Carnaval “, from AL-’AN ! الآن (And your night is your shadow — a fairy-tale piece of land to make our dreams)“, out on Sub Rosa.
  11. Father John Misty (LA, CA, USA) — “Two Wildly Different Perspectives”, from Pure Comedy“, out on Sub Pop / Bella Union.
  12. La Terre Tremble!!! (Rennes, FR) — “The Life Within”, from “Fauxbourdon“, out on Murailles Music.
  13. Colin Stetson (USA) — “Spindrift”, from “All This I Do For Glory“, out on 52Hz.
  14. sir Was (Gothenburg, SE) — “A Minor Life”, from Digging A Tunnel“, out on City Slang.
  15. San Fermin (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Open”, from Belong“, out on Downtown/Interscope Records.
  16. Part Chimp (London, UK) — “MapoLeon”, from Iv“, out on Rock Action Records.
  17. Karaocake (Paris, FR) — “Youth Slip”, from Here & Now“, out on Objet Disque.
  18. Laura Marling (London, UK) — “Soothing”, from Semper Femina“, out on More Alarming Records.
  19. Kumisolo (Paris, JP) — “Cha Cha André”, from Kabuki Femme Fatale” (Japanese CD bonus), out on Flau (JP) / Alter-K (FR).
  20. Kelly Lee Owens (London, UK) — “Anxi.” (ft. Jenny Hval), from Kelly Lee Owens“, out on Smalltown Supersound.
  21. Allred & Broderick, aka Peter Broderick and David Allred (OR, USA) — “The Ways”, from Find The Ways“, out on Erased Tapes Records.
  22. Justin Walter (Ann Arbor, MI, USA) — “It’s Not What You Think”, from Unseen Forces“, out on Kranky.
  23. Anjou (USA) — “Soucouyant”, from Epithymía“, out on Kranky.

Passage – February 2017 playlist

Passage“, our new playlist and digital collage, compiling new releases from January and February 2017.

Passage - February 2017 digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn

Passage - February 2017 digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn

Surprisingly, this edition tends to heavily eye California (Foxygen, Ty Segall, Xiu Xiu, Banana, Cherry Glazerr). Hope for a political counterweight? Or is it a mere longing for sun? The latter could be confirmed by the presence of a couple artists from Toulouse in the French South West (Aquaserge, Laure Briard) as well as PVT from Australia. To get us back to the seasonal grayness, let’s welcome a couple Mancunians (Jesca Hoop, Irma Vep), and of course a few brilliant Scandinavians (Rainbrother, Lowly, Linnea Olsson)…

Beyond this reductive geography, let’s notice the first solo adventures of singers breaking away from Ought (Tim Darcy) and The Antlers (Peter Silberman), souls to console (Jesca Hoop, Shannon Wright, Peter Silberman), retro nods (Laure Briard, Molly Burch, Tim Darcy, Foxygen), and joyful or hypnotic loops to fly away (Banana, Aquaserge, Rainbrother, Six Organs Of Admittance, Mind Over Mirrors, PVT, Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche). Enjoy!

Featuring:

1 — Tim Darcy (Montreal, QC) — “Tall Glass of Water”, from Saturday Night on Jagjaguwar.
2 — Jesca Hoop (Manchester, UK) — “The Lost Sky”, from Memories Are Now on Sub Pop Records.
3 — Xiu Xiu (San Jose, CA, USA) — “Wondering”, from Forget on Polyvinyl Record Company (US) / Teenage Menopause Rds (FR) / Altin Village & Mine (DE) / La Tempesta (IT) / Upset the Rythm (UK, Australia).
4 — Dirty Projectors (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Keep Your Name”, from Dirty Projectors on Domino Recording Company.
5 — Foxygen (Westlake Village, CA, USA) — “America”, from Hang on Jagjaguwar.
6 — Banana (Los Angeles, CA, USA) — “Banana C”, from Live on Leaving Records.
7 — Aquaserge (Toulouse / Paris, FR) — “Tour du Monde”, from Laisse ça être on Almost Musique (FR) / Crammed Discs (rest of the world).
8 — Shannon Wright (Atlanta, GA, USA) — “The Thirst”, from Division on Vicious Circle.
9 — Linnea Olsson (SE) — “Weekend”, from For Show EP.
10 — Ty Segall (Los Angeles, CA, USA) — “Orange Color Queen”, from Ty Segall on Drag City Records.
11 — Rainbrother (Copenhagen, DK) — “Riverside”, from Tales From The Drought on General Bird.
12 — Six Organs of Admittance (Holyoke, MA, USA) — “Taken By Ascent”, from Burning The Threshold on Drag City Records.
13 — Mind Over Mirrors (Chicago, IL, USA) — “Restore & Slip”, from Undying Color on Paradise of Bachelors.
14 — PVT (Sydney, AUS & London, UK) — “Another Life”, from New Spirit on Felte / Create/Control.
15 — Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche (Montreal, QC) — “Alizé et Margaret D. Midi moins le quart. Sur la plage, un palmier ensanglanté II”, from Pas pire pop, I Love You So Much on Constellation Records.
16 — Lowly (Aarhus, DK) — “Mornings”, from Heba on Bella Union.
17 — Cherry Glazerr (Los Angeles, CA, USA) — “Told You I’d Be With The Guys”, from Apocalipstick on Secretly Canadian.
18 — Laure Briard (Toulouse, FR) — “On dit que je ne suis pas sage”, from Sorcellerie EP out on Midnight Special Records.
19 — Molly Burch (Austin, TX, US) — “Wrong For You”, from Please Be Mine on Captured Tracks.
20 — Peter Silberman (Brooklyn, NY, USA) — “Karuna”, from Impermanence on Anti Records / Transgressive.
21 — Irma Vep (Manchester, UK) — “A Woman’s Work is Never Done”, from No Handshake Blues on Faux Discx records.

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Music Is My Religion – Summer 2016 playlist

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1 – case/lang/veirs (US) — Best Kept Secret, from the album case/lang/veirs on anti records.

2 – William Ryan Fritch (US) — Storms, from the album Clean War on Lost Tribe Sound.

3 – Ben Lukas Boysen (DE) Golden Times 1, from the album Spells on Erased Tapes.

4 – Deerhoof (US) Plastic Thrills, from the album The Magic on Polyvinyl Records (North America), Upset the Rhythm (UK), Clapping Music / Kythibong (France, BeNeLux), Altin Village & Mine (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Giradiscos / Humo (Spain), Lado ABC (Poland), Lovers & Lollypops (Portugal), Felicity (Japan).

5 – Throws (UK) The Harbour, from the self-titled debut album on Thrill Jockey Records / Full Time Hobby.

6 – Tiny Ruins (NZ) Dream Wave, from the Dream Wave 7” on Bella Union.

7 – Bert Jansch (UK) River Running from the 1985 album From The Outside reissued on Earth Records.

8 – Sarathy Korwar (UK) — Indefinite Leave To Remain, from the album Day To Day, out July 8 on Ninja Tune. Thursday November 3, 2016 at Festival WorldStock #4, in Paris, Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord.

9 – Skeletons (US) All I Want Is You, from the album Am I Home?, on Altin Village & Mine.

10 – Paul Simon (US) — The Werewolf, from Stranger To Stranger, on Concord Music Group. European tour in October and November, incl. Nov 14 in Paris, Palais des Congrés.

11 – YEYEY (ex – Uzi & Ari, US) — The Vision, from the album The Vision on Hush Records. On tour in Europe in September, starting September 9 in Paris, FR, at le Carmen (free entrance).

12 – Converge (US) You Fail Me, from You Fail Me Redux, reissue of their 2004 album on Epitaph.

13 – Let’s Eat Grandma (UK) — Rapunzel, from the album I, Gemini on Transgressive Records.

14 – Message To Bears (UK) I’ll Lead You There (feat. Will Samson), from the album Carved From Tides out July 1st (self-released).

15 – David Toop (UK) Dry Keys Echo In The Dark And Humid Early Hours, from the album Entities Inertias Faint Beings on ROOM40.

16 – Flamingods (UK) Taboo Groves, from the album Majesty on Soundway.

17 – Son Lux (US) You Don’t Own Me, from Stranger Forms EP on Glassnote Records.

18 – Moonface and Siinai (CA) — Them Call Themselves Old Punks, from the album My Best Human Face on Jagjaguwar.

19 – Casket Girls (US) Sixteen Forever, from the album The Night Machines on Graveface Records.

20 – B/B/S/ (Aidan Baker, CA, Andrea Belfi, IT, and Erik Skodvin, NO) Cosmow, from the album Palace on miasmah.

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May 2016 Playlist: Listening Party Crashing…

Listening Party Crashing, Sitting, Dancing and Flying Away – May 2016 playlist by GoodMorninCaptn

Listening Party Crashing, Sitting, Dancing and Flying Away - May 2016 digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn

Listening Party Crashing, Sitting, Dancing and Flying Away - May 2016 digital collage by GoodMorninCaptn

1 – Yoni & Geti (USA) — Lunchline, from Testarossa, out on Joyful Noise Recordings.
2 – Julianna Barwick (USA) — Nebula, from Will, out on Dead Oceans.
3 – Tom Adams (UK/Germany) — Seven Birds, from Voyages by Starlight EP, out on Kowloon Records.
4 – William Ryan Fritch (USA) — Awake (feat. DM Stith), from New Words For Old Wounds, out May 20 on Lost Tribe Sound.
5 – Marissa Nadler (USA) — Janie In Love, from Strangers, out May 20 on Sacred Bones & Bella Union.
6 – Andy Shauf (CA) — The Magician, from The Party, out May 20 on Arts & Crafts / Anti-.
7 – Maria Usbeck (Ecuador/USA) — Moai Y Yo, from Amparo, out May 27 on Cascine (North America), Labrador (EU), Rallye (JP).
8 – Christine Ott (FR) — Disaster, from Only Silence Remains, out May 20 on Gizeh Records.
9 – Gypsum (USA) — Follow Me.
10 – Mutual Benefit (USA) — Lost Dreamers, from Skip a Sinking Stone, out May 20 on Mom + Pop / Transgressive Records.
11 – Islands (CA/USA) — The Joke, from Taste, out May 13.
12 – Christian d’Or (DK) — Tough Soul, from Tough Soul, out on Sound Of Copenhagen.
13 – Chris Cohen (USA) — In a Fable, from As If Apart, out on Captured Tracks.
14 – Josiah & The Bonnevilles (USA) — Cold Blood, from Cold Blood EP, out on Vagrant.
15 – Plants And Animals (CA) — No Worries Gonna Find Us, from Waltzed in from the Rumbling, out on Secret City Records.
16 – Beth Orton (UK) — Moon, from Kidsticks, out May 27 on Anti- Records.
17 – Glenn Jones (USA) — Flower Turned Inside-Out, from Fleeting, out on Thrill Jockey Records.
18 – Clem Leek (UK/USA) — Dance With Me, from forthcoming piano album (TBA).
19 – Julien Marchal (FR) — Insight XX, from Insight II, out on 1631 Recordings.
20 – Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus (FR) — Rocío Y Corrales (por Sevillanas), from Al Viento, out May 13 on InFiné Music.
21 – Andy Stott (UK) — Selfish, from Too Many Voices, out on modernlove.
22 – einarIndra (IS) — Sometimes I’m Wrong, from Stories, out May 20.
23 – Ytamo (JP) — Hamon, from Mi Wo, out on Someone Good (Room40).
24 – Af Ursin (FIN) — Tableau Fluide, from Aura Legato, initially released in 2005, reissued in May 2016 on Blackest Ever Black.

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December 2015 playlist

Enjoy our December 2015 song selection and digital collage featuring indie pop, ambient, modern classical, folk, rock, and electronic from Scandinavia, Germany, Ukraine, Poland, France, UK, Canada, Venezuela and USA.

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1 – Bersarin Quartett (DE) — Sanft verblassen die Geschichten, from III, out now on Denovali Records
2 – Intertwine (NO) — Northern Light, from Goraikoo, out now on Brilliance Records
3 – The Balustrade Ensemble (UK) — Show Us To The Sky, from Renewed Brilliance out now on Serein
4 – Matmos (US) — Ultimate Care II Excerpt Eight, from Ultimate Care II, out February 19, 2016 on Thrill Jockey Records
5 – arca (VE/London) — Front Load, from Mutant, out now on Mute
6 – Anna von Hausswolff (SE) — Evocation, from The Miraculous, out now on City Slang / Other Music
7 – vert (UK/Berlin) — And I Know, from The Days Within, out now on Shitkatapult
8 – Tortoise (US) Gesceap, from The Catastrophist, out January 22, 2016 on Thrill Jockey Records
9 – Sarah Neufeld (CA) — We’ve Got A Lot, from The Ridge, out February 26 2016 on Paper Bag Records
10 – Metz (CA) — Eraser, from Eraser/Pure Auto 7”, out January 22, 2016 on Three One G
11 – Your Friend (US) — Heathering, from Gumption, out Januray 29, 2016 on Domino Record Co.
12 – Lubomyr Melnyk (UA) — Parasol (excerpt), from Rivers and Streams, out now on Erased Tapes Records
13 – Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes (US) — Out of Sight, Out of Mind (The Five Keys cover)
14 – Library Tapes (SE) — Feathers, from Escapism, out January 29, 2016 on 1631 Recordings and Auetic
15 – Derek Piotr (PL/USA) — Exchanges, from Bahar, out on Bit-Phalanx Music
16 – GABI (USA) — Falling, from Sympathy, out on Software Recording Co.
17 – Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch (FR/London) — Minnesang, from Like Water Through The Sand, out now on 130701 (Fat Cat Records)

Zachary Cale – Douglas Dare – Thibault Rivrain – Spring 2014

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Sunny days are coming back, and Spring brings us a handful of sweet musical discoveries, with 3 artists to follow this month: first album and first French headlining show for Douglas Dare from the UK (Erased Tapes), first French tour for Zachary Cale from New York, and first supporting gig for Thibault Rivrain from Paris.

(This post was originally published in French for GoodMorninCaptn’s promotion & booking newsletter)

ZACHARY CALE: Spring 2014 European tour for the New York singer-songwriter

Entre folk des origines, rock teinté de blues et formats pop, Zachary Cale officie depuis près d’une décennie du côté d’un songwriting onirique et tranchant.

Le New-Yorkais originaire de Louisiane livre un quatrième album, Blue Rider, particulièrement salué par la presse indé. Le disque sorti en septembre 2013 sur le label All Hands Electric, co-fondé par Zachary Cale lui-même, et en Europe sur le label allemand Jellyfant, distille un folk rock minimaliste soutenu par une écriture puissante et singulière.

Après une tournée US avec Crystal Stilts à l’automne dernier, et avant de prestigieux festival anglais cet été (Green Man, End Of The Road), Zachary Cale prend la route ce printemps pour 35 dates européennes.

“fingerpicking envoûtant… brumeux et magnifique” – Pitchfork
“#1 des disques injustement ignorés en 2013″ – Popmatters
“des textures riches et des mélodies intimes, une magnifique collection de chansons regorgeant de détails passionnants” – American Songwriter
“Zachary Cale plonge au cœur du minimalisme. Une parenté flatteuse avec la production la plus douce de Kurt Vile, alliant une rythmique syncopée et pleine d’émotion à la voix chaude et intime de Cale” – Spin

May 10 – Liège // L’An Vert
May 12 – Nancy // OFF Kultur
May 13 – Grenoble // O’Brother Kfe
May 14 – Tarbes // Celtic Pub
May 15 – Montpellier // The Black Sheep
May 16 – Marseille // Casa Consolat
May 31 – Le Burgaud (31) // Le Café du Burgaud
June 1 – Lyon // Kraspek Myzik
June 6 – Paris // Oliver Peel session
June 7 – Paris // La Loge

Listen, watch, share:
“Wayward Son”, extract from “Blue Rider”: https://soundcloud.com/zachary-cale/wayward-son

“Riverbed”, extract from the “Kettle Pot Tracks On The Hill” session:

Zachary Cale — Riverbed (Kettle Pot Tracks On the Hill Session) from Michael Batchelor on Vimeo.

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Zachary Cale’s latest album Blue Rider is on Spotify, Deezer and Bandcamp, and available on vinyl from Jellyfant.

DOUGLAS DARE: first album of the English poet out May 13 on Erased Tapes and headlining gig in Paris on May 29

Erased Tapes, famous for successfully bridging pop and contemporary music (Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm, Peter Broderick…), is releasing the first full-length album by London singer-songwriter Douglas Dare. With the piano at the core of his debut album Whelm, Dare vocalises his short prose and poems to a backdrop of drums, electronics and brass… The album will be released including the poetry book Nine Poems on CD, LP and Download via Erased Tapes on May 12, 2014.

Douglas Dare, now on a European tour, will stop in Paris on May 29 at Espace B. Facebook event.

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“Swim”, from the album Whelm:

“Lungful” music video directed by Dusan Kacan:

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THIBAULT RIVRAIN supporting Douglas Dare in Paris on May 29

The Paris-based singer-songwriter Thibault Rivrain will showcase his delicate and unique universe as a support act for Douglas Dare on May 29 at Espace B. Between whispers and wailings, his songs on life, death, bodies, madness will reflect a tormented soul.

“With his pop specters, Thibault Rivrain reaches the sublime, disconcerts, magnifies and surprises in every title.” – Benjamin Dierstein, Discordance.
“[With] its enthralling, unreal singing, hypnotic melodies […], its false simplicity, fragility, and delicacy, […] Snow Gold simply is one the best promises we’ve been made in a long time. […] An underground masterstroke.” – Cédric Chort, Froggy’s Delight.

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TaughtMe – “Am I Old?”

TaughtMe’s new album, “Am I Old?”, has been carefully crafted for 5 years by Blake Henderson, a San Francisco-based singer-songwriter and producer, and turns out as his most introspective to date.

TaughtMe had already released 3 full-length albums over the past decade, as well as a split EP with Uzi & Ari. His work is characterized by a raw human-ness and dramatic urgency. Henderson is also a producer, working out of his studio in the Bay area, California.

The new album “Am I Old?” is TaughtMe’s first since 2008’s “Lady” on Own Records, which received laudatory comparisons to Talk Talk, David Sylvian, Will Oldham, Björk, or Sigur Rós in Les Inrockuptibles, Trebleine, Textura, Neon Vegan, Autres Directions“Am I Old?” is self-released and available on all digital platforms (Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify, Deezer…) since August 31.

Recommended if you like: Low, Antony & the Johnsons, Mount Eerie

Stream the whole album on Bandcamp:

“I didn’t intend to build a collection of brooding monologues. I had even planned to avoid first-person pronouns altogether, imagining instead sonorous landscapes that flirt mindlessly beyond the ego. So I was quite troubled when “Am I Old?” and “The Kids” arrived: clearly human, undeniably egocentric. But they felt right! Gradually, as other tunes surfaced, I accepted that I was composing soliloquies and chose to own the fact rather than temper it. I then named the collection “Am I Old?” and decided to decorate the album with a single person toppling over. “Am I Old?” is my rawest album and my best try so far to get real deep.” – Blake Henderson

We hope you’ll enjoy the inner voyage!

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A couple highlights from the album:

Into The Thicket by TaughtMe

The Truth (Really?) Every Time by TaughtMe

VIDEOS:

TaughtMe – “Well Maybe“ music video http://youtu.be/bmgln-Rm9h0 or http://vimeo.com/72627073

TaughtMe – “Really That Cute“ live at the record release party on a mountain over the Pacific Ocean http://youtu.be/8LU1iowOAJk

“Am I Old?” has been featured around the web on:

A L’Ecoute (FR)

The Bay Bridged (USA)

Cast The Dice (UK)

East Bay Express (USA)

Et Ca Critique ! (FR)

I Am Not A Musician (USA)

Das Klienicum (DE)

Leonard’s Lair (UK)

Music Won’t Save You (IT)

La Musique à Papa (FR)

Punkryden (FR)

Side One Track One (USA)

Son of Marketing (IT): Album review and September mixtape

Vacarm (FR)

Your Own Radio (FR)

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