[streaming] Tiny Wine – Leaves

Taken from “Archer” EP, out December 22nd 2020 via Tiny Room Records. When Chri Milton was young, his mother would play him tapes on a small shoe-box tape player/recorder. This model, a RCA RP3504, had been in the family since he was a kid. Growing up with the analogue and dusty sound of cassettes, he…

[streaming] Maeve Aickin – Harriet

Maeve Aickin is a seventeen-year-old singer/songwriter based between Mumbai, India and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her debut album, “Waiting Rooms”, will be released on November 13th through Corkscrew Records. Maeve only came to music seriously two years ago when she was inspired to pick up her father’s acoustic guitar after seeing Julien Baker in concert. While she…

ADVANCE BASE – Live At Home (Orindal, 2020) In un periodo nel quale le registrazioni casalinghe in circolazione si sono moltiplicate, anche al di là della scelta estetica degli artisti, non sorprende che un artista come Owen Ashworth, la cui attività ventennale è stata sempre improntata a produzioni “da cameretta”, sia tornato a proporre alcune…

[streaming] Rosehip Teahouse – Regretting It

New digital single out now via Sad Club Records. “Regretting It is a song I wrote last year when I was feeling totally overwhelmed. I struggle with understanding and coping with my emotions at the best of times, and I was making decisions that I knew were bad for me and trying not to sink…

[streaming] Max Gowan – Tracing

“Tracing” is the third single from “Last Companion”, the new album by Max Gowan, out June 19th via Z Tapes. The songs on “Last Companion” meditate on solidarity among friends and romantic partners while facing an ever-creeping apocalypse. Written before a present where the hand on our shoulder from a trusted friend seems like an…

[streaming] Lightning Bug – Waterloo Sunset

New track by Lightning Bug. All proceeds are going to Futures Without Violence for the next week. “A lightning bug glows with the aid of a chemical called luciferin, derived from Latin for “light-bringer”. Lightning Bug began as three friends who made music together to bring each other light. The music we make continues to…

[streaming] Loner Deluxe – Viral Hit

Rusted Rail is pleased to announce the release of a new song by Loner Deluxe called “Viral Hit”. A topical track made during a bout of cabin fever during the ongoing lockdown, for this song Loner Deluxe consists of Keith Wallace (bass, beat generation, synthesizers, vocals and lyrics) and Cecilia Danell a.k.a. A Lilac Decline…

[streaming] Butcher The Bar – Haunts

Track taken from Butcher The Bar – III (LP), releases June 14, 2019, via Bobo Integral. Butcher The Bar is the once bedroom pop recording project of Joel Nicholson, now a 5 piece guitar band based in Manchester. Releasing two records via Berlin based indie label Morr Music – ‘Sleep At Your Own Speed’ (2008)…

[streaming] Molly Drag – Clean

Molly Drag is the solo project of Michael Charles Hansford started in Autumn of 2014. Encouraged by dear friends and driven by a desire for expression through music and the hope to create emotionally connecting and healing art, Hansford began releasing music online as Molly Drag. Each release is self-created, recorded and produced and is…

CUT WORMS – Hollow Ground (Jagjaguwar, 2018) Giornate luminose, sole sulla pelle e quel desiderio di evasione che, almeno ogni tanto, coinvolge persino animi inclini alla solitudine e alla nostalgia: in queste sensazioni universali può riassumersi l’album di debutto di Max Clarke, alias Cut Worms, radicato nella contemporanea dimensione creativa solitaria ma innervato da uno spiccato…

FLOWER FACE – Baby Teeth (Self Released, 2018) Di Ruby Mckinnon, alias Flower Face, ovvero di quando la cameretta si affaccia sull’oceano sterminato della rete, rilevando sensibilità che altrimenti sarebbero destinate a rimanere tra le proprie quattro mura. Alla metaforica finestra sulle piattaforme musicali online, la cantautrice dell’Ontario si era per la prima volta affacciata…

GARCIAPHONE – Dreameater (Tiny Room, 2017)* Come quella tra le sue origini spagnole e la consolidata residenza francese, una combinazione di stili e approcci niente affatto scontata presiede al secondo album di Olivier Perez sotto l’alias Garciaphone. Mentre il primo, “Constancia” (2013), lo vedeva alla guida di una vera e propria band folk-rock, il suo…