“Of Ghosts and Marvels” is the debut album for An Early Bird, released on Oct. 05th 2018 on Dead Bees (FR) and Riff Records (IT).
It features 10 precious songs with alt. folk attitude and intimate songwriting, touching emotional chords with a serene sadness. File it with names as Ray Lamontagne, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, William Fitzsimmons and Elliott Smith.
Sept. 13 Poznan (PL) – Klubokawiarnia Meskalina (w/ Dan Owen)
Sept 14 Warsaw (PL) – Hydrozagadka (w/ Dan Owen)
Sept 23 Vienna (A) – Chelsea (w/ S. Carey)
Oct 19 Verona (IT) – Cohen
Oct 20 Trieste (IT) – M’Old
Oct 21 Ravenna (IT) – Circolo Abajur
Nov 08 Paris (FR) – Pop In
Nov 18 Latina (IT) – Sottoscala (w/ Laish)
24/11 Santa Margherita Ligure (GE, IT) – Arci Orchidea (w/ Laish)
Jan 03 Lubeck (DE) – Tonfink
Jan 17 Vienna (A) – Clash
Jan 19 Ljubliana (SLO) – Prulcek… Read More An Early Bird
“Hey Bulldog are a great band, this sounds fantastic!” John Kennedy, Radio X
Manchester Psychedelic Blues Rock trio Hey Bulldog are releasing a brand new Single “Stranger”, on 21st April 2017, with live UK and EU dates to be announced for the rest of the year.
The glam inspired riff driven garage rock track was recorded at Manchester’s Crack Studios and produced by guitarist and songwriter Rob Manton, teaming up once again with EMI producers Boe Weaver (Archie Bronson Outfit, Pete Molinari, Wolf People, Whyte Horses).
“Stranger” follows “Divide and Conquer” which gained many plaudits and major radio support having been exclusively revealed on Radio X as John Kennedy’s Xposure Hot One, with additional plays from Steve Lamacq, Chris Hawkins BBC 6 Music, Indie 103 Los Angeles, and Charlie Ashcroft Amazing Radio.… Read More HEY BULLDOG
Needle and the Pain Reaction is an energetic dark groovy sonic guitar grunge punk band from Gent, Belgium. More then 15 years active in the underground scene, they’re known for their DIY approach, their strong live reputation, their legendary guerrilla concerts and European and Canadian tours. Their main influences are bands as The Jezus Lizard, Metz, Helmet, Afghan Wigs, TAD.… Read More NEEDLE & THE PAIN REACTION
HOW SPIDERS PERCEIVE GRAVITY – released digital, cassette and cdr on February 13th, 2017 – is the brand new EP from heavy post-rock italian trio EIN SOF.
Featuring four new songs written and arranged across California and Italy, the EP was recorded with the supervision of friend and producer Dave Cocks (Throw Down Bones, Piatcions) in his Alps-based studio and mixed in London by James Aparicio (Mogwai, Grinderman, Spiritualized, Depeche Mode).… Read More EIN SOF
The Dirtiest is a Florence-based garage punk band with a 7″ released by Slovenly Records. There’s a lot going on here — blown out guitar string drag, gun drums, stomping hand-claps all funnelled into a wind tunnel, with a weird air horn blaring from above, vocals howling from below, all together with some surprising twists & turns & breaks.… Read More THE DIRTIEST
Rhys Bloodjoy — “a solo psychedelic explosion” — has been wowing audiences on the underground since emerging on the Manchester live scene in late 2014.
Shrouded in mystery with his head hooded, Bloodjoy’s one-guitar-sound combines heartfelt vocals, semi-controlled feedback and echo-drenched acoustic guitar loops and beats; a sound which has been described as “Hypnotic…mellow and intense at the same time”, while his live performance has been dubbed as one that “quite easily blows most four and five piece epics bands off the stage.” New EP out May 19th on Eggs in Aspic Records.… Read More RHYS BLOODJOY