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Last Harbour ‘Replacements’ free EP + Tour

Manchester based collective Last Harbour hit the road today for a run of shows in support of their latest album Your Heart, It Carries The Sound which is out now on Little Red Rabbit records. To coincide with the tour they’ve also released the four track Replacements EP which is currently available for free download … Continue reading

New album from Richmond Fontaine’s Dave Harding

Dave Harding of the mighty Richmond Fontaine has announced the release of his second solo album on El Cortez Records. You Came Through is the follow up to his 2007 offering Across The Road and features ten brand new tracks put together at the end of 2011. Production duties were again handled by Mike Coykendall … Continue reading

Quiet Loner to record live album on May 10th

Quiet Loner (aka singer/songwriter Matt Hill) is inviting the public to attend the live recording of his third album – a collection of self-penned protest songs entitled Greedy Magicians. The recording takes place at Salford’s Sacred Trinity Chapel on Thursday May 10th. All concert attendees will receive a free copy of the record once it … Continue reading

Levon Helm

Widely acknowledged as one of the greatest drummers and most influential musicians of all time, the great Levon Helm sadly passed away yesterday. Between The Band, his solo output and other projects we’re left with a wonderful musical legacy that we’re unlikely to see the like of again. Sleep well Levon.

New single from Killing Fields Of Ontario

Killing Fields Of Ontario are set to release brand new single Cloud on May 7th. Following on from their 2010 LP The Shock Of The Sparks which brought them national radio attention, the band have been back in the studio working on new material. Cloud will be the band’s first single and is backed with … Continue reading

Dolly Varden give away new album track

Dolly Varden have announced some details of their forthcoming new record. They have released a ‘sneak peak’ version of the track Saskatchewan to Chicago which is available for free download via their website: http://www.dollyvarden.com The track can also be streamed from there. In return for signing up to their mailing list the band promise further … Continue reading

Free song from The Payroll Union

Sheffield Americana three piece The Payroll Union are currently offering new song Mary Lamson for free download. You can grab your copy here. A tale typically steeped in American history, the song is taken from a session the band recently recorded for Exposed Magazine. You can watch videos from the session plus read an interview … Continue reading

Record Store Day 2012

Now in its fourth year in the UK, April 21st is the date for 2012’s Record Store Day. Originating in the States in 2007, Record Store Day was launched as a celebration of the sadly declining independent record store. While numbers still continue to fall, vinyl sales in the UK are on the up. Of … Continue reading

New Hans Chew single for free download

Head over to http://www.hanschew.com/ and for just the price of an e-mail address you can grab yourself Mercy, the brand new single from Hans Chew. Hans is currently recording the follow up to his critically acclaimed debut album, Tennessee & Other Stories… in the legendary music town of Woodstock. Mercy will be released to coincide … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Johnny Cash

The Man In Black would have been 80 years old today. The Drive-By Truckers said it best. “Dammit Elvis, don’t he know, he ain’t no Johnny Cash” Happy Birthday JC.

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