Click here to listen to Paul Collins’ new track “In and Out of My Head” via Billboard!
Power Pop Legend Paul Collins Returns With ‘In And Out Of My Head’: Premiere
by Gary Graff
Even in his early sixties, Paul Collins is happy to try some new tricks — and revisit some old ones.
The power pop veteran’s new album Out Of My Head — whose opening track “In And Out Of My Head” premieres below — is full of adventures. It was recorded as the “guinea pig” for a friend’s new studio in Brooklyn. It features Collins playing all the drums, as well as guitar, for the first time since his days in the Nerves during the mid-70s. And it finds Collins newly opened to including others’ songs — [Click here to read more]
Click here to check out Ian Fisher’s new track “Idle Hands” via Glide Magazine
SONG PREMIERE: IAN FISHER OFFERS UNIQUE TAKE ON SOUL MUSIC WITH “IDLE HANDS”
Today Glide is excited to offer an early taste of the album with an exclusive premiere of its title track. Slow and soulful, the song feels simultaneously retro and fresh in a style that brings to mind the slower work of Dan Auerbach. Fisher’s love of blue-eyed soul and his attention to the detail that goes into arrangements is on full display. He adds a unique twist with the addition of pedal steel guitar, bringing just enough twang into the mix. If “Idle Hands” is any indication of what the rest of the album sounds like, then we are in for a treat.
Reflecting on the inspiration behind the song, Fisher has this to say:
“When I wrote this song I felt left behind by love, but the more I sing it, the more I feel that being left behind to our own devices and fearing the future is the general zeitgeist of the contemporary western world. [Click here to read more]
NPR Music’s 35 Favorite Songs Of 2018 (So Far): Black Pumas’ “Black Moon Rising”
Grammy-winning producer and Brownout guitarist Adrian Quesada has been the man behind the curtain for so many projects that it has become a bit of a running joke. The Austin musician is relentlessly driven, and has found lots of success my digging into deep psychedelic grooves. Yet none of his endeavors has leapt out of the gate quite like Black Pumas. Led by newfound vocalist Eric Burton’s commanding soul, Quesada and crew have become Austin’s hottest new band based on one dubbed-up single. — Jeff McCord, KUTX
Click here to check out Smash Fashion’s new track “Can’t Take You Anywhere” via New Noise Magazine.
Song Premiere: Smash Fashion – “Can’t Take You Anywhere”
We’re pleased to bring you the premiere of Smash Fashion’s new song “Can’t Take You Anywhere” (listen below). The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Rompus Pompous, which is scheduled to be released on July 6, 2018 through Electric Pudding Recordings. You can purchase the album here.
Smash Fashion frontman Roger Deering commented on the song:
“‘Can’t Take You Anywhere’ is the lead of song off our new ‘Rompus Pompous’ LP… appropriate as it’s been our show opener for the last year. It’s a signature Smash Fashion song… [Click here to read more]