Listen to SOHN’s New Song “Signal”

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SOHN has returned with a new track titled “Signal.” While nothing is set it stone, we are assuming this is the first sample off a follow-up to 2014’s Tremors. The song fall’s in line with much of his previous work using a quiet start that culminates into an explosion of sound built underneath his soulful delivery. In addition, he recently announced a few limited dates touching down in London, New York, Berlin, Vienna, and Los Angeles in September. Listen below.

Premiere: Wind Down the Summer with the Soft Sounds of “In The Sunshine” from Joseph Hein

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Not sure if it is the massive amount of time we have spent listening to Yacht Rock Radio on SiriusXMU, but we have been on a heavy binge of music that falls on the lighter side of the spectrum both old and new. “In The Sunshine” from Albion, WA’s Joseph Hein fits nicely into this category. The track comes from his new album, AM Gold, which pretty much gives away any guessing on where his influences come from for this release. There is a quirky playfulness sonically with an array of instruments such as a trombone, a violin, keyboards and guitars adding flair to his compositions played with a preciseness that often is lacking in music today. The LP is set for release on October 14th and can be pre-ordered via iTunes or Yellow Year Records.

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 8/30/16

Here’s the playlist from today’s My Old Kentucky Blog Radio on SIRIUS XMU, Channel 35! Also, available anytime via OnDemand online and via the app.

Bon Iver – 33 GOD
Devendra Banhart – Saturday Night
Fog Lake + Home Alone – Push
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Have A Heart
Metavari – Indigo
Chromatics – Dear Tommy
Kero Kero Bonito – Graduation
Olga Bell – Randomness
Goldlink ft. Ciscero – Fall In Love (prod. by Kaytranada & BadBadNotGood)
Niki & The Dove – Last Night
Blood Orange – Desiree
Thundercat – Bus In These Streets
Vinyl Williams – Feedback Delicates
Ultimate Painting – Song For Brian Jones
Mild High Club – Kokopelli
Max Shrager – Thoughts Of You
Drug Train – Love Love
Blond Ambition – Hurricanes
Vince Staples – War Ready
WL – Feeling Down
Alexa Demie – Girl Like Me
Yohuna – Golden Foil
Hazel English – I’m Fine
FRAME – Love Wasted
La Femme – Septembre
Amber Mark – Way Back
Lady Wray – Guilty
Frank Ocean – Pink + White

Itasca Streams Bewitching New Song “Carousel”

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We became big fans of LA-based singer-songwriter Kayla Cohen, who records under the moniker Itasca, back in 2014 with her sophomore album Unmoored By The Wind. The album was illuminating example of the timelessness and ongoing influence of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s folk movement. Open to Chance is her new LP slated to see the light of day on September 30th via Paradise of Bachelors.

After sharing “Buddy” from it, she has now revealed the absolutely beautiful “Carousel” that we can’t help referencing Joni Mitchell when listening. The song is just exquisite recording touching upon the need for “stepping back—taking breaks,” according to Cohen. Stream the track below and you can dig deeper into Itasca, the song, and new album in an interview with her courtesy of Rookie.

Watch La Femme’s Video for “Septembre”

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Mystère, the sophomore LP from French collective La Femme is just a few short days from release on September 2nd through Disque Pointu. Appropriately, before then, they have shared the song “Septembre” off the album along with a wistful, grainy video featuring the track’s vocalist Angela Hureau enjoying sunshine on the beach. It should bring out all sorts of nostalgia those of us in the States as we get ready to bid farewell to the summer of 2016 unofficially with Labor Day this upcoming weekend. The album is available for purchase here and be sure to grab a listen of the previously revealed “Où va le monde” and “Sphynx.”

Ultimate Painting Share Video for New Track “Song for Brian Jones”

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Ultimate Painting are just one of the bands that always seems to hit the spot no matter what our mood is and their latest offering is no different. “Song for Brian Jones” latest single for the London band’s upcoming third album, Dusk, out on September 30th via Trouble In Mind Records. The song draws from elements of psychedelia, Britpop, and Velvet Underground-esque art rock coming together to form a malaise groove carried throughout. We can’t help but be reminded very subtly of the general mood conveyed in The Dandy Warhol’s “Sleep” as well. The song comes along with a beautiful video visualizing the earthy tones felt in the track. Find it below and the previously heard “Bills” here.

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Devendra Banhart Shares “Saturday Night”

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In what has been a monster year in releases, Devendra Banhart’s ninth studio album, Ape in Pink Marble, seems to be quietly floating under the radar a bit. We already have heard the low-key folk gem “Middle Names” from it and we now get the atmospheric “Saturday Night. Everything about the track is delicate and feathery as it tickles the ears. It can only be described as sublime. The album is out on September 23rd and available for pre-order via Nonesuch Records.