It’s not often that we look towards the Middle East to discover new music with our Western-centered pop gaze. Read on
Here’s our first offering of six new-ish songs for 2019 in our podcast, featuring White Town, Bones Garage, and more. Stream below or use this link to find the show on Mixcloud.
The good people at Austin Town Hall have not only had an impeccable run of years of wonderful music recommendations on their website http://austintownhall.com. They are also in their fifth year of running their own record label, which has released 25 records so far (with a clear focus on local artists) – and not one of them is bad. The latest addition to their catalogue is particularly captivating: Austin songwriter David Israel’s second album The Year That Felt Like Two is a sometimes upbeat, sometimes melancholy collection of ten songs, ranging from the surreal to progress in science to reflections on the current state of American existence, media, and technology. Read on