Coal Miners Executive Club is a swooning dream-pop anthem taken off the forthcoming EP, The European, by Dutch-American singer-songwriter Kramies. The EP was produced by Todd Tobias of Guided By Voices and Robert Pollard fame and will be out late November. [audio:http://www.hiddenshoal.com/promo/Kramies-Coal_Miners_Executive_Club.mp3]
Hidden Shoal have just released the new album from continent spanning three piece, The Caseworker (Switzerland, USA and UK). Letters from the Coast sees the band exude the feel of a shoegazing Velvet Underground as if reared by the Flying Nun label: the perfect balance of drone and chime. Perfectly intoxicating.
By annasky in New Music on Wednesday 28 September 2011
Minimalist dream-pop and experimental folk artist, Lady Lazarus, has had a great year with the release of her debut album, Mantic, receiving kudos from Pitchfork, Stereogum, One Thirty BPM, and the like. Now check out her latest song, Story of an Artist, an intimate, beautiful cover of a Daniel Johnston favorite. [audio:http://www.covermesongs.com/MP3s/News0711/11Quickies/StoryofanArtist.mp3]
On the heels of the release of their awesome new single National Runner, jangle-gazers The Caseworker now have a wonderful music video to accompany the track thanks to film-maker Joe Macken. The video features footage of the amazing Ethiopian long distance runner, Miruts Yifter, doing his magic. And if you think long distance running is [...]