Incidental Hum is the newest work from guitarist/songwriter/vocalist Glenn Mercer best known as a founding member of veteran New Jersey band The Feelies. The album comprises fifteen instrumentals, including twelve original tracks along with three covers. “My idea for [the record] was to try to create music that would evoke an atmosphere, “explains Glenn. Incidental Hum will be released on Bar/None Records October 9th.
Are you a Teen Men?
Teen Men comprises two musicians Nick Krill and Joe Hobson (members of The Spinto Band) and two visual artists Albert Birney (creator of the Simply Sylvio series on Vine) and artist Catharine Maloney (who has exhibited internationally and has a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University). The self-titled debut album from this Delaware-based four piece audio/visual group is eing released on CD and Digitally June 9 and on LP vinyl July 14.
Breaking Hearts with Parlour Tricks
For their Bar/None Records debut BROKEN HEARTS / BONES (6/23), Parlour Tricks traveled down to Nashville frequently to work with producer Emery Dobyns (Antony & The Johnsons, Patti Smith). The band calls their music pop, but they're perfectly happy not being able to specify exactly what that means. Lead singer Lily Cato says "The idea of pop music has changed. It’s still changing."
Bar None finds Happyness
Bar None is excited to welcome South London trio Happyness to the US. New music and re-release of debut album Weird Little Birthday due out March 23rd. Rated one of The Sunday Times Best Albums of the Year and NME's Best Newcomers, Weird Little Birthday is one to look out for.
Breaskfast in Fur's New Release
“The new record has a lot of songs about time and identity—like when you look at a photograph of yourself as a child... how are you that person? There’s a lot about that kind of feeling.” Flyaway Garden (Bar/None Records; release date February 3, 2015) marks BREAKFAST IN FUR’s transition from the quiet bedroom folk of their first EP into the experimental psychedelic rock of their new album.
Brian & Matt Love Their Grandmas
“These are the songs that people ask for when we’re on tour,” says vocalist/guitarist Brian Sella of THE FRONT BOTTOMS, about their new six-track ROSE EP. “They’re songs that were either we’ve played live at shows or we’ve had kicking around that we couldn’t let go of.” A collection of some of the best tracks of their career so far,