Kishi Bashi – “Violin Tsunami” [Video]
Jun11

Kishi Bashi – “Violin Tsunami” [Video]

Kishi Bashi has shared an animated video for his song “Violin Tsunami,” off his new Headphone Approved album Omoiyari and directed by Julia and Mike McCoy. “The inspiration for the song that came from a violin that was gifted to me called ‘Tsunami.’ The luthier, who is Japanese-Brazilian and an ordained buddhist priest, told me he embodied his prayers for the victims and survivors of the Fukushima tsunami tragedy into the making of...

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Kyle Craft – “Broken Mirror Pose” [Video]
Jun10

Kyle Craft – “Broken Mirror Pose” [Video]

Kyle Craft and his band, Showboat Honey, has delivered an official video for “Broken Mirror Pose.” The track is from Showboat Honey, the group’s forthcoming album, out July 12th worldwide from Sub Pop. The performance-based visual was directed by the band. Craft had this to say of the visual, “We shot “Broken Mirror Pose” at Moonbase Studios, which is where we tracked the entire record ourselves! This one was 95% DIY, much...

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Andy Statman: Monroe Bus [Album Review]
Jun10

Andy Statman: Monroe Bus [Album Review]

Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa Records [2019] Fire Note Says: Andy Statman pays tribute to the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, with this instrumental album rooted in the mastery of the mandolin. Album Review: Andy Statman’s had a long and celebrated career (he’s 79) has deep roots in two classic musical traditions. As a clarinetist, Statman is known as a world-class instrumentalist in the ethnic musical genre klezmer, which is...

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Track Premiere: Brat Curse – “Psycho In The Furnace”
Jun07

Track Premiere: Brat Curse – “Psycho In The Furnace”

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Kishi Bashi: Omoiyari [Album Review]
Jun06

Kishi Bashi: Omoiyari [Album Review]

Kishi Bashi Omoiyari Joyful Noise Recordings [2019] Who: Kaoru Ishibashi, aka Kishi Bashi, is a multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. He is a founding member of Jupiter One, and, was a member of the group of Montreal before going out on his own. Sound: Kishi Bashi offers a melodic orchestrated indie folk that is delivered with 110% heart and passion. TFN Final Take: There is nothing better than when music and art work together and...

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Paul Orwell: SMUT (Pink Vinyl | 300 Copies)
Jun06

Paul Orwell: SMUT (Pink Vinyl | 300 Copies)

We have been waiting for this one! The second full album by Paul Orwell, SMUT, is out June 24th via Heavy Soul! Records. The vinyl release is pressed on heavyweight pink vinyl, housed in a laminated gatefold sleeve and limited to 300 copies. The debut LP Blowing Your Mind Away (2015) sold over 1000 copies in it’s various vinyl forms, so you should hop onto picking this up now because 300 copies might not last long. You can...

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