Summer Daze by Summerays. Released January 1, 2013. Self-recorded in Cleveland, OH by Summerays’ Luke Teeters. Bright surf-guitar discovers a fine friend in elements of Japanese folk music with Summerays’ debut LP Summer Daze. Summer Daze begins and ends with … Continue reading
Josh Ritter‘s “Joy To You Baby” off the forthcoming The Beast In Its Tracks due out March 5, 2013. And another one of my favorite “baby” songs…
Marfa My Dear
Marfa Stark and plain and sad and gorgeous.
El Cosmico Friendly and lonesome all at once. Amazing desert plot with yurts, teepees, restored trailers and tent camping. Dog friendly.
Fat Lyle’s Food truck . Nice tomato and cucumber sandwich and naughty brussel sprout french fries; both to die for.
Pizza Foundation Thin crust pizza by-the-slice in an old refurbished gas station.
Q Cafe Amazing morning grits bowl. Try it veg with avocado.
Cochineal They used to have an awesome little low key breakfast here. Not sure if they still do. Kinda fancy at night but very good. Minimal and open.
Lost Horse Saloon Locals’ watering hole.
Frama, Plaine, and Tumbleweed Washing machines, coffee, and ice cream. I’m in love with this.
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My Oh My! *Clap Clap Clap* Thank goodness for places like these. All photos taken on location at The Ace Hotel & Swim Club Palm Springs. For more Ace Hotel & Swim Club, see the Clap Your Hands Lookbook.
Faster or Greener than Now 7″ by Julie Byrne Recorded by Owen Ashworth(Advance Base, Casiotone For The Painfully Alone) Released by Orindal Records Julie Byrne’s Faster or Greener than Now tessellates the stubble of love-worn weariness with the fragile peach … Continue reading
Julie Byrne is the unaffected young of musical expression. Her aloof warmth draws us in. Her singular voice has an inability to be distracted. And her deeply held solitude invites the listener to happen upon her expressionless blink while she … Continue reading
The Last Bison delivers a powerful earnestness in complex orchestration and heartland folk-drenched thoroughfares. I’m not the biggest fan of the voice department, but all is forgiven with the instrumentation work. The seven Virginians create moving pictures with emotive musical … Continue reading
“In December, I’m playing a few solo shows around the Midwest. I’ll be playing the saddest Christmas songs you’ve ever heard.” -Owen Ashworth of Advance Base via Facebook Here are the solo tour dates for those of you from those … Continue reading
November 21, 2012
Cut-outs, asymmetrical hemlines, and draped-and-fitted constructions abound in Finders Keepers‘ sweetly bohemian, architectural and feminine line. We’re all about this Aussie gem. Finders Keepers – Spring Summer 2011 from Aus Labels on Vimeo. All photos and videos taken from finderskeepersthelabel.com … Continue reading
November 19, 2012
“Monuments” blinks with draped layers of tinkering bells, carefully expanding percussion and guitar line tapestries, and the softly innocent digital echo of Tiersen’s plight. It’s so beautiful it might make you forget ugly exists. That is until you see the … Continue reading