We thoroughly enjoyed The Hale & Hearty LP by Heyward Howkins, a record full of melancholy and playfulness and distinguished by some unusual arrangements and instrumentation. Now he is back with Be Frank Furness, which is equal parts turmoil and glittering melodies and idles somewhere comfortably between the sound of Andrew Bird and Dent May. Within the opening moments of the new album, the cheerful guitar instantly … Continue reading New Album From Heyward Howkins
A while ago we posted a video by Heyward Howkins a singer songwriter described as equal parts British tweed (Nick Drake, John Cale, The Smiths) and dusty American flannel (Bon Iver, M. Ward, Damien Jurado) from his album, The Hale & Hearty. He has now made a track available for free download and Spanish Moss is well worth checking out, having enough of an element of surprise about … Continue reading More From Heyward Howkins
Videos seem to accumulate in our in-box faster than we have a hope of watching them. However, having sat and watched and watched and watched and then watched some more, this then is our selection of the best we’ve seen. Wet Nuns are a band we like a lot singing songs as they do about women, death and beer. This is the video for Heavens … Continue reading Huge Video Round Up…MM Has Square Eyes!