ATO Records – Silence Is Not An Option Compilation

Reprinted in full: ATO Records, an independent record label out of New York City, has been reflecting deeply on the injustices and inequality in our world. We recognize that music is not just an agent for change, but a space of solace. As we approach our 20th anniversary as a label, we remain proud to represent a diverse range of artists whose music imparts messages … Continue reading ATO Records – Silence Is Not An Option Compilation

Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week & Last

The countdown of our Favourite 200 songs of the past 10 years has taken over everything over the last two weeks, so here is our (belated) round-up of some of the best new songs of the past 14 days. Parquet Courts – Mardi Gras Beads Protomartyr (featuring Kelley Deal) – Wheel Of Fortune Lumerians – Silver Trash The Plainviews – Bladerunner The Lovely Eggs – … Continue reading Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week & Last

Rayland Baxter – Young Man

We spent much of the weekend in the car driving hither and thither and listening to an advance copy of¬†Rayland Baxter’s excellent new album Imaginary Man, which is out on ATO Records in the middle of next month. Treading a line somewhere between Bob Dylan, and the Shins, or maybe between Steve Earle and Beck, possibly our favourite track on the record (amongst many atmospheric … Continue reading Rayland Baxter – Young Man

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part One)

Despite it being the summer months, the quality and quantity of new releases coming our way shows no signs of slowing – quite the opposite in fact. Here then is part one of our round up of fifteen picks from the past seven days. 1. Mac DeMarco – I’ve Been Waiting For Her 2. Lowest Pair – Shortning Bread 3. Rayland Baxter – Mr. Rodriguez … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part One)