Leo Abrahams

New Album: Ghostpoet – Dark Days & Canapés / New Track ‘Trouble + Me’

:: Welcome back!


Cover Art:

Artist: Ghostpoet
Title of Album: Dark Days & Canapés
Release Date: August 18, 2017
Label: Play It Again Sam

01. One More Sip
02. Many Moods at Midnight
03. Trouble + Me
04. (We’re) Dominoes
05. Freakshow
06. Dopamine If I Do
07. Live>Leave
08. Karoshi
09. Blind As A Bat…
10. Immigrant Boogie
11. Woe Is Meee
12. End Times

Follow ‘Ghostpoet’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud


More ‘Ghostpoet’ on Music Pickings:
2015, Jan 12 – New Album: Shedding Skin (2014/03/02) / First Single ‘Off Peak Dreams’
2013, Feb 16 – New Album: Some Say I So I Say Light (2013/05/06) / New Song ‘MSI MUSMID’ [Free Download]
2011, Dec 18 – Ghostpoet & The D.O.T. – Trouble [Official Video]
2011, Sep 11 – Liiines
2011, Aug 14 – Cash and Carry Me Home


New Album: Wild Beasts – Present Tense (2014/02/24) / New Song ‘Sweet Spot’

:: This record’s such a terrific listen. I’m absolutely lovin it!


The fourth studio album by Kendal boys Wild Beasts is entitled Present Tense, it was released in the UK/Europe on February 24, 2014 via Domino Recording Co. US release follows today February 25). The set of eleven original songs is entirely composed by Wild Beasts, the four-piece also produced it in collaboration with Lexxx and Brian Eno protégé Leo Abrahams.

Present Tense is available as download, CD and 12″ vinyl LP. Additionally, Present Tense is released as Deluxe LP, including a second 12″ with two remixes of the fabulous first single Wanderlust by The Field and Factory Floor. You can buy digitally via iTunes or order your physical copy at Domino’s website.

Cover Art:
Wild Beasts - Present Tense (2014)

01. Wanderlust
02. Natureboy
03. Mecca
04. Sweet Spot
05. Daughters
06. Pregnant Pause
07. A Simple Beautiful Truth
08. A Dog’s Life
09. Past Perfect
10. New Life
11. Palace
12. Wanderlust (Factory Floor Remix)
13. Wanderlust (The Field Remix)

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Wed 26 Feb 2014 // London, UK // XOYO (Album Launch Show)
Tue 04 Mar 2014 // Brooklyn, NY, USA // Music Hall of Williamsburg
Thu 06 Mar 2014 // Los Angeles, CA, USA // Troubadour
Sat 08 Mar 2014 // Mexico City, Mexico // El Plaza Condeza
Wed 26 Mar 2014 // Manchester, UK // Albert Hall
Thu 27 Mar 2013 // Glasgow, UK // The Arches
>> The full touring schedule is available here.

Follow ‘Wild Beasts’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

Read more:
The Line Of Best Fit − Wild Beasts – Present Tense


More ‘Wild Beasts’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Jan 10 − New Single: Wanderlust [Official Video]

Sparrow and the Workshop – Against the grain / – Soft Sound of Your Voice

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Video: Against the grain

Video: Soft Sound of Your Voice

Sparrow and the Workshop are a three-piece based in Glasgow consisting of Belfast-born, Chicago-raised Jill O’Sullivan (vocals, acoustic guitar), Welshman Nick Packer (guitar, bass, basstard) and Scotsman Gregor Donaldson (drums, vocals). The band’s debut album Crystals Fall was released by Distiller Records in 2010 to critical acclaim, with the likes of Drowned in Sound and Clash Magazine awarding the album 9/10. The band is notable for their use of harmonies and bastardized instruments/FX pedals and they have been compared to bands as varied as Jefferson Airplane, Talking Heads and Black Sabbath. [Taken from Wikipedia]

Album Cover:

Artist: Sparrow And The Workshop
Title Of Album: Spitting Daggers
Release Date: Ocober 7, 2011
Label: Distiller (rough trade)

Follow ‘Sparrow and the Workshop’ on:
Official homepage at: sparrowandtheworkshop.co.uk
Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/sparrowandtheworkshop
Twitter at: https://twitter.com/#!/sparrowworkshop
Myspace at: www.myspace.com/sparrowandtheworkshop
You Tube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/sparrowworkshop