It is great to savour in the music that has become ingrained in our hearts and minds over the years. Bands come and go and venues come and go e.g The Jam and Sophia Gardens, Cardiff but both of these options will never be forgottten for those of a certain age. The Jam said Dig the New Breed so here we go with a raft of releases that should catch your ear…………..
WILL VARLEY – ‘Kingsdown Sundown’
Info: Will’s fourth album comes only a year after his breakthrough record ‘Postcards from Ursa Minor’. Written on the road while touring extensively last year, the record reflects a tumultuous year. Featuring some of his most political and conscious lyrical output to date, ‘Kingsdown Sundown’ sees Will tackle issues including the refugee crisis, hate crime, war, immigration and more in this thought provoking modern folk record.
Released: 4th November 2016
Full details: http://sonicpr.co.uk/artists/will-varley/
New album ‘Kingsdown Sundown’ out 4 th November 2016. Watch the video for ‘To Build A Wall’ here. UK headline tour in November. Will Varley has reached an …
BY THE RIVERS – ‘What You See’ 12”
Info: DIY reggae sextet By The Rivers are back with their first collection of new songs in over 3 three years. Returning with a fresh set of tracks set to be self-released on their own label For The People Records – ‘What You See’. Praised by the likes of reggae don David “Ram Jam” Rodigan MBE, funk & soul-meister Craig Charles (6Music) and BBC Introducing for their playful and upbeat reggae-twisting sound, the band return from tours with The Wailers, Michael Kiwanuka and Madnesss for the release and an array of UK winter headline shows.
Released: 18th November.
Full details: http://sonicpr.co.uk/artists/by-the-rivers/
REGGAE TWISTING SEXTET READY AUTUMN 12” RELEASE: ‘WHAT YOU SEE’ ON FOR THE PEOPLE RECORDS – 18th NOV 2016 + ANNOUNCE WINTER UK TOUR ”This is superb… Great …
JOHN BROWN’S BODY – “Fireflies”
Since 1996, John Brown’s Body has been at the forefront of the American reggae scene, blazing paths with its patented Future Roots sound.The US Reggae mainstays mark their 20th Anniversary with new album ‘Fireflies’. The new album from reggae octet will be released on New York’s own Easy Star Records (home of the Easy Star All Stars). Fireflies is the perfect release to celebrate a fruitful 20-year career, encapsulating the evolution of the band while demonstrating that they are nowhere close to stopping.
Released: This Week (UK)
Full details: http://sonicpr.co.uk/artists/john-browns-body/
AMERICAN REGGAE PIONEERS JOHN BROWN’S BODY . CELEBRATE 20 YEARS WITH NEW ALBUM AND TOUR. FIREFLIES IS SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 9th . VIA EASY STAR RECORDS. STREAM …
XYLAROO – ‘Sweetooth’
Info: ‘Sweetooth’ is the 2016 debut studio album from Xylaroo released via Sunday Best / PIAS. From Papua New Guinea via the world and now based in East London, Xylaroo’s debut is littered with rousing alt-country anthems ready in waiting. With the sister’s trademark harmonies and lyrics brimming with confidence and conscience, the pair channel their literary knowledge and songwriting sensibilities to make an intelligent and intricate pop.
Released: Out Now
Full details: http://sonicpr.co.uk/artists/xylaroo/
ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE: ‘DANGER’ AHEAD OF UK TOUR DATES WITH MATT BERRY & THE MAYPOLES. DEBUT ALBUM ‘SWEETOOTH’ OUT NOW VIA SUNDAY BEST/ PIAS. XYLAROO – are …