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.
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.
Glen Hansard: Roll On Slow Founding member of The Frames and star of the film Once - Glen Hansard produced his third solo album on his own. He's a master at creating music that feels complete whether the tracks are solo and acoustic or accompanied by an orchestra. We're excited to share "Roll On Slow."
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.”
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."
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