Glide Magazine has the full stream of The Watters‘ new album Great Unknown, out this Friday:
The 10 songs on the album are thick and soulful, at times reminiscent of groups like the Tedeschi-Trucks Band, Fleetwood Mac, and even a similar spunk to contemporaries like Lake Street Dive. Ultimately, the tunes on Great Unknown are as fun to dance along to as they are to jam in the background while sipping wine with friends on a summer night.
There are hints of lonesome, Western expanse to the album, which finds Parham wrestling with, as he says, the changing face of the American Dream…On ‘These American Blues,’ Parham travels through an America both mythic and all-too-real. It’s a cross-country journey of an album, so what are you waiting for? Hit the road.
Elmore Magazine premieres the full stream of the forthcoming album from Levi Parham — These American Blues is due out on Music Road Records on June 24th.
Druids‘ full album stream for Cycles of Mobeum, out June 3rd on Sump Pump Records, premieres today on Pure Grain Audio.
NorthWest Music Scene premieres the debut album from Seattle 5-piece John Dillon!
John Dillon is a new experimental pop band fronted by singing-songwriting mad genius Dillon Sturtevant…Everything from hypnagogic pop to new wave to dream pop to noise pop shows up…Though there’s obviously a very poppy, immediate sensibility to a lot of what happens on this LP, it’s all filtered through a diverse and kaleidoscopic lens.
Stream “The Lost Estate” and pick up a vinyl copy tomorrow from Plume Records.
Seattle 5-piece dream pop band John Dillon (members of Kithkin, Tomten, & friends) are preparing to release their forthcoming debut album The Lost Estate, which will be the inaugural release from new Seattle imprint Plume Records, due out on March 25th on vinyl and digital formats.
“Making things sleazy yet heartfelt was a fun, sometimes hilarious, process,” says Dillon Sturtevant, songwriter and frontman of Seattle band John Dillon, on recording the band’s debut album The Lost Estate. The album was written both before and after Sturtevant moved from the East coast to Seattle. “Being in a new place, trying to make ends meet, exploring, and encountering different people and different cultures has a way of making you hyper-aware and creative,” Sturtevant reflects. “Some of these songs I brought over to the Northwest with me, and they grew as I did.” The 11-song collection is characterized by lush production, hi-lo-fi sounds, sincerity laced with humor, humor laced with melancholy, and a melodic bent.
The Lost Estate, named as a kind of castoff reference to a French novel that has lurked in Sturtevant’s mind since he read it years ago, hazily navigates through sun-bleached remembrances. “Writing these songs, I was concerned in a very fundamental way with the almost mystical nature of passage from childhood to adulthood, and the ways in which we package up our past,” says Sturtevant. “The way we write our own stories subconsciously and earlier life’s moments become these golden-hued parables from another more mysterious, more fanciful world.”
The Lost Estate, the first release on new Seattle imprint Plume Records, will be out on vinyl and digital formats on March 25th following a cassette release late last year on Never Anything Records. The album was recorded and mixed by Andy Meyer in Seattle and mastered for vinyl and digital by Carl Saff in Chicago.
THE LOST ESTATE TRACK LISTING
2. The Fox
4. Holy Fool
5. Living in Sin
7. Death Mask
8. Last Golden Age
9. Friends Like Me
10. The Lost Estate
11. You Never Call
ALBUM PREMIERE: Stream LUNA, the new album by There Is No Mountain over at Vents Magazine! The album is out next Friday on L.A.’s ORG Music.
The Bluegrass Situation premieres the new album by Paul Benjaman Band! Sneaker is out on October 30th from Horton Records.