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Hollie Cook "Far From Me A brand new album and a 20 date international tour will bring London native Hollie Cook back to our studios in late March. In order to prepare for the session we treat you to "Far From Me".
Colin Currie Group / Synergy Vocals "Steve Reich: Drumming Part 3 Classical percussionist Colin Currie has a soft spot for minimalist composer Steve Reich, so he's launching his own label by honoring the master's work. The Colin Currie Group collaborates with Synergy Vocals as they interpret a timeless piece released in 1971, "Drumming: Part 3."
The Boxer Rebellion: Love Yourself The Boxer Rebellion front man Nathan Nicholson describes the deeply personal song "Love Yourself" this way: "I’ve always enjoyed writing songs that are cathartic, especially when they are able, often accidentally, to provide some form of relief to others. ‘Love Yourself,’ in particular, means a great deal to me because loving yourself, accepting your flaws, and appreciating your best, doesn’t always come easy. It’s good to have a reminder.”
Wye Oak: The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs The title track to Wye Oak's fifth album "The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs" coils with exuberance and sweeping choruses. The duo made up of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack visited each other's city for a week at a time to hunker down and combine their song sketches into a bold new album.
Jade Bird: Lottery In 2017, Jade Bird released her breakout debut EP; while 2018 forecasts a US tour that makes stops at SXSW, Stagecoach, and cities throughout the country. An emerging British talent, Jade Bird anchors songs like "Lottery" in folk-based storytelling.
Orquesta Akokán: Mambo Rapidito" When Daptone Records decided to record their first Spanish language album, they went to Cuba where they set up a 16-piece orchestra featuring some of Havana's finest musicians. Orquesta Akokán evokes the sound of classical big bands like Perez Prado and Tito Puente. "Mambo Rapidito"explodes with passion!
Laura Veirs: Everybody Needs You Laura Veirs follows her 2016 collaboration with k.d. lang and Neko Case with a solo album. It's themed around the fragility of precious things, as Veirs unpacks her expansive musical skills. "Everybody Needs You" is our ode to love on this Valentine's Day.