SOURCE: MERCURY REV WEBSITE Mercury Rev are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their own version of Bobbie Gentry’s ‘The Delta Sweete’ featuring contributions from Norah Jones, Hope Sandoval, Lucinda Williams, Margo Price, Beth Orton, Susanne Sundfor, Laetitia Sadier, Carice van Houten, Rachel Goswell, Vashti Bunyan, Kaela Sinclair, Marissa Nadler and Phoebe Bridger. Bobbie…

SOURCE: Epitaph RAT BOY first found Armstrong’s punk/hip-hop band The Transplants in his father’s record collection, and subsequently delved into his back catalogue with Rancid and Operation Ivy. RATBOY had repeatedly mentioned his admiration of Armstrong in interviews, which led to the L.A. punk veteran discovering the young Essex upstart. Separated by 30 years of age and the Atlantic Ocean, RAT BOY and Armstrong sound like the very definition of an odd couple. But they…

SOURCE: BELLA UNION Pavo Pavo is the recording project of Oliver Hill and Eliza Bagg. On their acclaimed 2016 debut, Young Narrator in the Breakers, Eliza’s effervescent soprano was compared to “a lovelorn alien reaching out from the farthest reaches of the galaxy” (Pitchfork 7,2), and the elegant, symphonic arrangements were described as “weightless pop that sounds like it…

SOURCE: SINGLE LOCK RECORDS Grammy Award winner John Paul White confirms the release of his new album, The Hurting Kind, due April 12 on Single Lock Records—pre-order the album here. White is also sharing the first single “The Long Way Home” today. The Record Store Day vinyl edition of The Hurting Kind, featuring a bonus 7″ is available starting April 13 only at independent record…

SOURCE: Bella Union Mercury Rev have shared their interpretation of Bobbie Gentry’s “Tobacco Road”, with featured vocalist and label mate Susanne Sundfør. The track is taken from the upcoming album The Delta Sweete Revisited – their track-by-track resurrection of Bobbie Gentry’s 1968 overlooked master-work ‘The Delta Sweete.’ Speaking of the collaboration, Sundfør expressed the following……

SOURCE: ANTI Following two previously released singles, “Sleeping Volcanoes” and “Estrella”, “The Great Pixley Train Robbery” kicks it up a notch, acting as an Old West-tinged tale that describes scenes of a violent train robbery, the greed for gold, and claims of insanity. Based on a newspaper article McCombs uncovered from the 1800’s, the track…

SOURCE: ANTI THE DRUMS RELEASED THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED “ABYSMAL THOUGHTS” IN 2017, MARKING THE BAND’S FIRST RELEASE AS A SOLO PROJECT FROM JONNY PIERCE. Now, two years later, The Drums announces its tremendous, self-care focused fifth LP and a North American tour in support of the album. Quite possibly the best collection of songs in…

SOURCE: BELLA UNION Go Dark are out there on the fringes, two lone figures working in the twilight to illuminate the world. 21st century cyber punk that touches on the sickness of modern life, Ashley ‘Crash’ Gallegos and Adam ‘Doseone’ Drucker are bound by an incommunicable sense of purpose, the two merging completely on scorched…