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Weekly Dose #3

Last week saw the long overdue return of the Music Like Dirt sessions with all six members of Benin City proving the music business isn’t all glamour by cramming into the smallest, sweatiest rehearsal room in Walthamstow.

Thankfully they were as charming as they are talented, running through a sneak preview of single [...]

Emeralds Announce New Album

On November 5, the experimental electronic trio of Mark McGuire, Steve Hauschildt, and John Elliott, aka Emeralds, will follow up 2010′s excellent Does It Look Like I’m Here? with a new full-length, Just to Feel Anything, via Editions Mego. T…

Ryan Adams Producing and Drumming on New Lemonheads Album

Photo by Autumn de Wilde Ryan Adams wrote on Twitter yesterday  that he’ll produce the new record from the Lemonheads, and contribute drumming, as Exclaim! points out. The album will also see the band’s anchor Evan Dando rejoined by founding mem…

Elizabeth Cotten :: Shake Sugaree

File under: oft-covered. Culled from the Smithsonian Folkways reissue of Elizabeth ‘Libba’ Cotten’s 1965 sophomore LP, “Shake Sugaree” was sung by Cotten’s then 12 year old great-granddaughter, Brenda Evans. Effortl…

Body Language – Grammar

Today marks the release of Body Language’s much-anticipated Grammar EP. Last week Hilary celebrated the world peace-inducing powers of lead single “Lose My Head.” Now you can stream the rest of the four-track release, which includes the sexy, soulful “I’m A Mess” and studio/live versions of the afro-pop inspired “The First.” Listen below and then [...]