Video Premiere: Portland Brothers “Shake Off The Dust”

You may not be familiar with the names but Portland Brothers are Steven Adams and Timothy Victor of the late lamented Broken Family Band, The Singing Adams and other fine outfits.  this is the lead track from their new EP, called, er… ‘First EP‘ and out on all the digital platforms on August 23rd.  Both track and EP are very good indeed, you should check them out.

Joshua Radin records video for animal charity – Watch

We leave you this weekend dear reader with a lovely video from the lovely man singer-songwriter Joshua Radin for his song ‘Here, Right Now’, the title track from his upcoming full-length album due out 4th October on Nettwerk. The video shines a light on animal rescue with footage and facts from North Shore Animal League America (NSALA), the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organisation. It also features musician Maria Taylor (Azure Ray) and “the perfect rescue pup”. Have a good one.

Video Premiere: Pete Gow “TV Re-Runs”

This is the new single from Pete Gow’s outstanding album ‘Here There’s No Sirens‘.  It’s out on September 6th and the B-side is a live version of Nick Cave’s ‘Into Your Arms‘.  Pretty essential listening and acquiring we reckon.

UK Dates:

20th September – The Square Tower, Portsmouth
28th September – Christchurch, Swindon
24th October – St. Barnabas Church, Oxford
25th October – St Pancras Old Church, London

Video: The Bobby Tenderloin Universe “Sandpaper One Side, Rubber On The Other”

This is a wonderful eerie and not a little disturbing video.  The song is taken from Bobby Tenderloin’s eponymous debut album which is out in the autumn.  It’s gritty, slightly psychedelic, and a little opaque lyrically, which will do nicely.

Video: Maz O’Connor “San Francisco”

Now this is quietly beautiful, with a great video by Marry Waterson too.  It’s the new single from acclaimed singer-songwriter/folkie Maz O’Connor, taken from her latest album ‘Chosen Daughter’, out on October 25th, and tells the story of her great aunt moving from Ireland to San Francisco when she was only 16 to become a nun.