Scottish band and Song, By Toad favorite, Meursalt, will perform live at London's Islington Assembly Hall on Tuesday, November 6th. The band will be accompanied by a full string section called The Pumpkin Seeds. Rob St. John and Withered Hand will also perform. Sounds like a very cool concert to me. Check out the flyer,... Continue Reading →
Lil Daggers will release their debut self-titled album via Song, by Toad Records on December 5th. Song, By Toad and I may rarely agree on music, but when we do, we most certainly do. I don't usually quote PR emails directly, but Matthew's description of this Lil Daggers album sums up my feelings exactly: "It's... Continue Reading →
Cold Seeds - The Perfume of Mexican Birds (mp3)* Quiet, pretty folk ballad reminiscent of Kath Bloom's work with Loren Mazzacane Connors. Cold Seeds is a one-off collaboration between Meursault's Neil Pennycook and Pete Harvey, Kenny Anderson (a.k.a. King Creosote), and Frances Donnelly from Animal Magic Tricks. The album will be released on Song, By... Continue Reading →
Another mp3 so good it earns its own post. Loch Lomond's new album Night Bats was released in the U.S. by Hush Records in 2009 and was recently released in the U.K. by Song, By Toad Records. "Wax and Wire" is a delicious little piece of melodic multi-instrumental pop-folk. Loch Lomond - Wax and Wire... Continue Reading →
Eagleowl - Laughter (mp3 expired) * This is the B-side to the new Sleep The Winter single by Scottish band Eagleowl, which will be released on December 14th. I reviewed their previous EP last December. It seems the band have left Song, By Toad Records in favor of a new label called Kilter. Buy @... Continue Reading →
Head over to Song, By Toad to download two gorgeous new songs by The Sea Is Salt, a new project featuring one half of Nightjar.