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Oh! Tiger Mountain Roars on New EP

06/17/2013

During live appearances, Oh! Tiger Mountain, the alias of the captivating French songwriter Mathieu Poulain, will often don and perform behind a tiger mask. Poulain’s decision to hide himself comes off as particularly bizarre in light of his new EP, New Religion, out next week on Microphone Recordings. The five-song EP finds Poulain singing in Read More

Listen to Trails and Ways — Do yourself the favor

03/31/2013

Ever since the release of Vampire Weekend’s self-titled album there has been a seeming void (and demand) for a sunny (indie) album imbued with the same Paul Simon inspired African guitars and rhythms. Meet Trails and Ways. Like the aforementioned Columbia grads, Trails and Way is comprised of four college friends from UC Berkeley freshly embarking Read More

Lianne La Havas Is Your Love Big Enough?

06/20/2012

There is something special about Lianne La Havas. Her vocal are unwavering. Her guitar strumming is entrancing. Combining elements of nu jack swing with a bluesy folk, Justin Vernon described her as “refreshing.” Vernon went on to say she is “somebody who could play their instrument, somebody who could use their voice, but in their Read More

Featured Artist: Polica

11/17/2011

POLIÇA began as a collaboration between fellow Gayngs’ members Channy Casselle and Ryan Olson in June of 2011.  By July they had completed 11 songs, made the key additions of drummers Ben Ivascu and Drew Christopherson, bass player Chris Bierdan, and headed into the studio. After Mike Noyce (Bon Iver) lent his voice on Lay Your Cards Out and Wandering Star, Read More

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