Neal Morgan - Walking To The Lake

“I’ve always been drawn to the performance of public speaking, and to the melody and rhythm of a speaking voice, so it was a revelation to make a song and perform it in that way”

Neal Morgan is an American drummer/ percussionist / singer-songwriter from Portland, Oregon, and he has been well known as the drummer for Joanna Newsom, Bill Callahan and Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold. His latest release, self-titled third album with spoken-word, is due out on June 17th via Party Damage Records.

from Wil Kristin

Neal Morgan talks Philip Guston


The Viking of 6th Avenue

The Viking of 6th Avenue by Dog Days Films

"The inspirational true story of Moondog, the legendary musician and New York icon whose life was an unexpected, outrageous adventure."

Support the film until June 26 at HERE!

Moondog's World @Dog Days Films



山鹿泰治展 —エスペラント・アナキズム・DIY
時間:13時〜20時  入場料:無料

ETERNITY OR BUST: A Short Film about Laraaji

ETERNITY OR BUST: A Short Film about Laraaji

Laraaji is a musician, mystic and laughter meditation practitioner based in New York City. He began playing music on the streets in the 1970s, improvising trance-inducing jams on a modified autoharp processed through various electronic effects. Brian Eno saw him playing one night in Washington Square Park and invited him to record an album for his seminal Ambient series (Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance, released 1980). Laraaji has gone on to release a prolific series of album for a wide variety of labels, many of which he recorded himself at home and sold as cassettes during his street performances. In recent years he has been collaborating with a new generation of underground musicians, most notably on the album he recorded for the acclaimed FRKWYS series with Blues Control. This short documentary has been made to coincide with a series of reissues being released on the All Saints label. -- All Saints Records

Produced by Chris Hall for Start Productions.

taken from the previously unreleased recording featured on the Laraaji compilation "CELESTIAL MUSIC 1978 - 2011" (2011, All Saints Records) 

taken from the "Laraaji Remixes" 12" EP released 12 May 2014 on All Saints Records. Features the music of legendary electronic mystic Laraaji re-interpreted by Bee Mask (Spectrum Spools), Ela Orleans (Night People), Sun Araw (Not Not Fun/Drag City) and Motion Sickness Of Time Travel (Digitalis/Boomkat Editions).


Cataldo "Gilded Oldies"

Photo by Andrew J.S.

Seattle's Cataldo comprises of its creator and front man Eric Anderson with the other members including Aaron Benson, Jacob Hoffman and Matt Batey, all of whom have musical projects of their own.  "Gilded Oldies" is the latest release from Cataldo. Order, HERE.

Released 04 March 2014
Mixed by Tucker Martine

Cataldo - In Now and Then (Live on KEXP)


Bonnie "Prince" Billy & The Cairo Gang - We Love Our Hole

Empty Cellar has announced the latest single by Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang, “We Love Our Hole” b/w “I’ll be Alright”.  It was recorded for “SPIRIT OF AKASHA”, a film/soundtrack celebrating 40 years of the classic 1971 Australian surf film “Morning of the Earth.”  Pre-order, HERE.  Released 17 June 2014.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Bad Man,
off his self-titled record.
Video made by Claudia Crobatia


Heavens Above!

Heavens Above! 
1963 British film starring Peter Sellers, Steve Marriot who played Harry Smith's son Jack, directed by John and Roy Boulting.


Ruth Garbus "Joule" EP

Both tracks are taken from 5-track Joule EP by Ruth Garbus (Happy Birthday, Feathers).

Old Smokey "Wester Easter"

Old Smokey is Jim Willingham - banjo, guitar, vocals; Jason Trahan - lap steel; Jacob Morris - cello; John Fernandes - violin, clarinet, bass clarinet; Rob Lomax - percussion, vocals, the band comprises of veterans of the Athens music scene, members have played with bands such as The Olivia Tremor Control, Circulatory System, Vic Chesnutt, Ham1, Moths, Madeline, The Good Ship, and The New Sound of Numbers.  Their debut full length "Wester Easter" LP is available on Cloud Recordings.

Old Smokey - Dead Man's Pose


These Days - Matt Pond (feat. Laura Stevenson & Chris Hansen)

American Laundromat Records has released "I Saved Latin! A Tribute To Wes Anderson," the 23-song, double-CD features Matt Pond, Telekinesis, Juliana Hatfield, Kristin Hersh, William Fitzsimmons, Generationals, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Freelance Whales, and others covering songs from Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, Royal Tenenbaums, Life Aquatic, Darjeeling Limited, and more.

1. Margaret Yang's Theme - Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
2. A Quick One While He's Away - Saint Motel
3. These Days - Matt Pond (feat. Laura Stevenson & Chris Hansen)
4. Let Her Dance - Freelance Whales
5. I Am Waiting - Tomo Nakayama (feat. Jesse Sykes)
6. The Wind - William Fitzsimmons
7. Needle In The Hay - Juliana Hatfield
8. Making Time - Generationals
9. The Way I Feel Inside - PHOX
10. This Time Tomorrow - Telekinesis
11. Strangers - Escondido

1. Alone Again Or - Sara Lov
2. Nothing In This World Can Stop Me Worryin' Bout That Girl - Solvents
3. Here Comes My Baby - Tea Cozies
4. Fly - Kristin Hersh
5. Ziggy Stardust - Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
6. Play with Fire - Elk City
7. Stephanie Says - Tele Novella
8. Oh Yoko - The Ghost In You
9. Fairest Of The Seasons - Trespassers William
10. 30 Century Man - Tomten
11. Street Fighting Man - Mike Watt & The Secondmen
12. Five Years - Santah


Wooden Wand - Alpha Dawn

Taken from the latest album "Farmer's Corner" by Wooden Wand a.k.a. James Jackson Toth, due out on May 5th (Europe)/May 6 (US) via Fire Records.  "Farmer's Corner" is the first self-produced Wooden Wand album, recorded over six sessions in four studios spanning three states, with Darin Gray (On Fillmore, Jim O'Rourke, Grand Ulena, Dazzling Killmen), and guitarists William Tyler (Lambchop, Silver Jews, Yo La Tengo) and Doc Feldman.


Heather Trost - La Selva Subterranea

'La Selva Subterranea' is taken from the new single by Heather Trost (A Hawk and a Hacksaw) via Even More Important, a new sub-label of Ba Da Bing Records. Released May 5th on Even More Important Records' 11 limited 7″s.