Brandi Carlile: The Firewatcher’s Daughter

It’s here! And it’s magnificent! Brandi Carlile’s fifth studio album, The Firewatcher’s Daughter, was just released via ATO Records and it sure is somethin’ else. Recorded almost entirely as first takes without any demoing and little rehearsal, The Firewatcher’s Daughter is an unparalleled display of musical brillance. We throw around the word “wail” so easily when it comes... Continue Reading →

Introducing Marie Davidson…

Sultry, dark, French electro-pop by Montreal singer-songwriter and poet Marie Davidson from her debut album, Perte d'identité (which means “loss of identity")... http://soundcloud.com/marie-davidson-1/je-ne-taime-pas http://youtu.be/lTgjBqx4yuU Buy @ Bandcamp Buy Mp3s @ Amazon Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Muruch Weekly Playlist, 10-10-14

Missing from Spotify: "Are You Somebody?" By Aaliyah, "L.O.V.E. (French Version) by Nat King Cole, "I'm on Fire" by Tori Amos (Springsteen Cover), "Ring of Fire" by Universal Hall Pass (Cash Cover), "Send Me an Angel" by Lunachicks (Real Life cover), "Log Commercial" from Ren & Stimpy and "Send Me an Angel Down" by Kill... Continue Reading →

Introducing My Mother the Carjacker…

My Mother the Carjacker has garage rock sound influenced by 90s bands like Primus. Their video for "Robots Are People, Too" is visually reminiscent of Tool's "Sober." The song is featured on My Mother the Carjacker's debut album, ...Or of Something Else. Buy @ Amazon My Mother the Carjacker Facebook

Introducing…Heiress to Atlas

L.A. duo Heiress to Atlas have a trippy, electro-rock somewhere between Placebo and MS MR. This single is from their debut EP, Vanguard. Heiress to Atlas Official Site Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Muruch Weekly Playlist, 9-26-14

Not on Spotify this week: Sufjan Stevens' "Woman at the Well," Prince's "Life Without End at Last," Anita Kelsey's "Sway," Joan Jett's "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," Stag Party's "Rachel (My Dear)" and The Cramps' "Bikini Girls with Machine Guns." Cos I'm awesome, that's why! Also Heidi Saperstein's "The Devil I Once Knew" - nab... Continue Reading →

The Mynabirds: New Album Announcement!

I loved The Mynabirds' Generals album, so I'm excited to share the announcement of their upcoming third album. Frontwoman Laura Burhenn says of it: "I've been obsessed with this Faulkner quote: "You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore." And so over the past year I... Continue Reading →

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