Watch Video for New Single “Blue Rose” from Amen Dunes

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The fifth album, Freedom, from Damon McMahon aka Amen Dunes is setting up to be potentially his best work to date. “Blue Rose” is the latest track (following “Miki Dora”) from it and comes with a video directed by Alex Goldberg. The LP is available for pre-order through Sacred Bones.

Listen to Why Bonnie’s Gorgeous New Song “Practice”

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Why Bonnie is the Austin, TX quartet started as the bedroom project of Blair Howerton now additionally comprising Mitch Lamon, Sam Houdek, and Kendall Powell. This Friday, February 16th, will see the release of their debut EP, In Water, through the well-curated Sports Day Records. “Practice” is the second reveal from the EP (find “Made of Paper” here) and can only be described as shimmering sadness with its glossy exterior hiding a darker underbelly lyrically creating something beautiful out of the heavier experiences Howerton pulls from for inspiration in crafting the four-song collection available for pre-order via their Bandcamp.

Premiere: Get a Taste of Heaven Honey with New Single “Been Anybody”

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Photo by: Jamie Alexander
Artwork by: CJ Lamborn

After the dissolution of the extremely promising Her Again, Bloomington, IN singer-songwriter Jordan Gomes-Kuehner is ready to set out on her own under the moniker Heaven Honey. The talented multi-instrumentalist is very much a chameleon musically presenting a sonic aesthetic falls somewhere in the middle of PJ Harvey or Angel Olsen blended with a little bit of haziness of Ariel Pink.

While not her only output to date, “Been Anybody” represents her first formal single to be released this Friday, February 16th, via new label 1212 Records and serves as the first track from her debut EP due out sometime later this spring. On the song, Gomes-Kuehner’s voice flutters over worn in guitar work manifesting into a brooding soundscape displaying an underlying strength in vulnerability. As her evolution as an artist continues, we only expect her to get better and better. Listen below.

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 2/13/18

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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.

The Decemberists – Severed
The Weeknd ft. Kendrick Lamar – Pray For Me
Czarface & MF Doom – Nautical Depth
William Onyeabor vs. Hot Chip – Atomic Bomb
POLIÇA & s t a r g a z e – Agree
Blackstar ft. Common – Respiration
Ought – Desire
FIDLAR – Frances Farmer will have her revenge on Seattle (Nirvana cover)
Say Sue Me – Old Town
King Tuff – Psycho Star
2 Chainz ft. YG & Offset – Proud
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Black Tongue (4-track demo)
Aimee Mann – Drive (The Cars cover)
Car Seat Headrest – My Boy (Twin Fantasy)
Franz Ferdinand – Shut Up & Kiss Me (Angel Olsen cover on SIRIUS XMU Sessions)
Van William – Before I Found You
Itasca – Morning Flower
Burnt Ones – Gonna Listen To T.Rex (All Night Long)
Beach Fossils – Agony (Yung Lean cover)
Danny L Harle ft. Clairo – Blue Angel
Hot Chip – Thieves In The Night
Blackstar – Re:definition
Bat Fangs – Rock The Reaper
Frankie Cosmos – Being Alive
Screaming Females – No More I Love You’s (Annie Lennox cover)
Animal Collective – Bleak Midwinter (James Taylor cover)
Frightened Rabbit – No Real Life
EELS – The Deconstruction

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 2/6/18

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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.

Lucius – Neighbors
Cat Power – Wonderwall (Oasis cover / Peel Session)
Rhye – Feel Your Weight
MorMor – Heaven’s Only Wishful
Jay Som – O.K., Meet Me Underwater
Dryspell – Can’t Wait
Very Yes – Collide
Kevin Krauter – Pretty Boy
Aly & AJ – Promises
Dream Wife – Hey Heartbreaker
Let’s Eat Grandma – Hot Pink
Grace Vonderkuhn – Cellophane
Pinky Pinky – Robber
Ruru – Lil Lonely
Rae Morris – Do It
Rejjie Snow – Rainbows
Slow Pulp – Preoccupied
Pascale Project – Dancing On The Highway
The Skull Eclipse – Pillars
Ultimate Painting – No Gonna Burn Myself Anymore
Luke Reed – I’m Dreaming
Cut Worms – Till Tomorrow Goes Away
Soccer Mommy – Cool
Girlpool – Picturesong
Rose Droll – You Have A Way
Launder – Fade
Benjamin Schoos & Dent May – All Night Every Night
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – American Guilt
SiR – D’Evils

Stream Pinky Pinky’s New Song “Robber”

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There is something about warmer weather that always makes us gravitate dirty, garage rock, especially when it comes with strut like LA trio Pinky Pinky. Bursting on the scene last year with two of its members still in high school, they unloaded their all killer, no filler debut self-titled EP and now are working their way towards the release of a follow-up EP, Hot Tears, slated for release on Valentine’s Day through Innovative Leisure. While the title track for the release showed off their ability to turn the volume down, “Robber” lulls the listener in, only to cut their throats before song’s end. It is a rowdy track ripe to played on a day of cutting loose and not giving a fuck. Pre-order the EP here.

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Discover The Hidden Shelf and New EP Cut It Short a Year Ago

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The reason behind the name is because I have yet to share my work so far with most of my close friends. I don’t care if they manage to find them at one point, but when they do, I hope for the experience to feel like they’ve found, at the least, an okay book or an artwork or what have you from a “hidden shelf” in a corner. – Minji Kong

Not everything with social media is bad. This past weekend, we happened to be directed to Philadelphia project The Hidden Shelf, the moniker of singer/songwriter Minji Kong, through Tyler Andre. To say we instantly connected would be an understatement, as we haven’t stopped spinning it since. The three tracks that comprise Cut It Short a Year Ago could easily stand on their own individual merit, but collectively showcase an artist slowly coming to her own identity on top of an already robust catalog of music that spans only to the middle of last year. The songs are subtle in delivery, but nuanced in their construction as small notes of sound are precisely woven together creating a bubble of emotion and introspection. It goes without saying, we can’t wait to hear more.