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Latest Additions:

How To Dress Well - What Is This Heart? (6/24)
Chatham County Line - Tightrope (5/20)
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - The Revelation (5/20)
Big Wreck - Ghosts (7/15 US, 6/10 CAN)
Levon Helm Band - Midnight Ramble Sessions III (7/1)
Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy (7/1)
South Rail - Stars EP (5/6)
PHOX - S/T (6/24)
Sara Lowes - The Joy of Waiting (TBA)
Johnossi - Transitions (4/29)
Emma Ruth Rundle - Some Heavy Ocean (5/20)
Birdy - Fire Within (6/3 U.S.)
The Milk Carton Kids - Live from Lincoln Theatre DVD (4/29)
Bebel Gilberto - Tudo! (7/29)
Sara Swenson - Runway Lights (Summer TBA)
Challenger - Back to Bellevue (5/27)
Jay Brannan - Always, Then, and Now (7/15)
The Shilohs - S/T (5/13)
Wilsen - Magnolia EP (5/19)
Amber States - Saratoga EP (4/28)
Mimicking Birds - Eons (5/13)
Mark Chadwick (Levellers) - Moment (6/16)
Mary Gauthier - Trouble & Love (6/10)
You Are Wolf - Hawk to the Hunting Gone (5/6 UK)
Blair Dunlop - House of Jacks (5/26)
Beverly Craven - Change of Heart (6/17 UK)
Lonely the Brave - The Day's War (6/3)
Eleanor McEvoy - Stuff (5/12)
Heather Peace - The Thin Line (6/9 UK)
George Ezra - TBA (6/23 UK)
James Taylor - TBA (8/19)
Rival Sons - Great Western Valkyrie (6/10)
Meshell Ndegeocello - Comet, Come to Me (6/3)
Paul Weller - More Modern Classics (6/3)

April 22 

Black Prairie (Decemberists) - Fortune
Dwight & Nicole - Shine On
EELS - The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
Fear Of Men - Loom
 G. Love & Special Sauce - Sugar
Hedley - Wild Life
Justin Rutledge - Daredevil (Tragically Hip Songs)
Keb' Mo' - BLUESAmericana
Little Daylight - TBA
Little Feat - Live in Holland 1976
Margot & The Nuclear So and Sos - Sling Shot to Heaven
Sharon Corr - The Same Sun
The Madden Brothers (Good Charlotte) - TBA
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart - Days of Abandon
To Kill A King - Cannibals With Cutlery (U.S.)
Tom and Hebron - Zoyugo

April 29

Amber States - Saratoga EP
Archie Powell & The Exports - Back In Black
Ben Watt - Hendra
Brigitte DeMeyer - Savannah Road (4/29)
Broken Twin - May
Caitlin Park - The Sleeper (5/2 AUS)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Phosphorescent Harvest
Curtis Stigers - Hooray For Lovers
Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) - Everyday Robots
Dave Keller - Soul Changes
Edward David Anderson - Lies & Wishes
Fiona Bevan - Talk To Strangers
Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon) - Midnight Sun
Hafdis Huld - Home
Johnossi - Transitions
Little Hurricane - Gold Fever
Pink Mountaintops - Get Back
Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red (U.S.)
Rodrigo y Gabriela - 9 Dead Alive
Sam Morrow - Ephemeral
The Currys - Follow
The Howlin' Brothers - Trouble
 The Milk Carton Kids - Live from Lincoln Theatre DVD
The Old 97's - Most Messed Up
Tommy Malone (Subdudes) - Poor Boy
Wye Oak - Shriek 

May 6

Ben Harper/Ellen Chase-Verdries - Childhood Home
Brian Eno/Karl Hyde - Someday World
Bridie Jackson & The Arbour - New Skin
Current Swell - Ulysses
Gabrielle Aplin - English Rain EP (U.S.) 
  Gregg Allman & Various Artists - All My Friends (CD/DVD)
Gruff Rhys - American Interior
Imogen Heap - Sparks 
Jenny Scheinman - The Littlest Prisoner
Kina Grannis - Elements
Leisure Cruise (Dave Hodge, Leah Segal) - S/T
Liam Finn - The Nihilist
Lily Allen - Sheezus
Luke Elliot - Provisions
Lykke Li - I Never Learn
Natalie Merchant - S/T
Nikki Lane - All or Nothin'
Pacifika - Amor Planeta
Papercuts - Life Among the Savages
Rachel Taylor Brown - Falimy
Rae Morris - Do You Even Know? EP (UK)
Ray LaMontagne - Supernova
Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera) - Seven Dials (UK)
Sarah McLachlan - Shine On
South Rail - Stars EP
The Horrors - Luminous
Thomas Dybdahl - What's Left Is Forever (US)
Tiny Ruins - Brightly Painted One
tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack
Willie Watson - Folk Singer, Vol. 1
Wooden Wand - Farmers Corner
You Are Wolf - Hawk to the Hunting Gone (UK)

May 13

Amen Dunes - Love
Braid - No Coast
Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt - For Keeps
Collin Herring - Some Knives
Eleanor McEvoy - Stuff
Jake Bugg - Messed Up Kids EP (UK)
Jeremy Fisher - The Lemon Squeeze
Jesse Denaro - Dear, Love
Joseph Arthur - Lou (Lou Reed Tribute)
Kris Delmhorst - Blood Test
La Sera - Hour of the Dawn
Little Dragon - Nabuma Underground
Megson - In A Box 
Mimicking Birds - Eons
Mirah - Changing Light
Molly Beanland - Night Dreams
Little Dragon - Nabuma Rubberband
Nick Mulvey - First Mind
Rhodes - The Morning EP (5/11 UK)
Swans - To Be Kind 
Sylvan Esso - S/T
The Black Keys - Turn Blue
The Shilohs - S/T
The Trouble With Templeton - Rookie
Tom The Lion - Sleep
Tori Amos - Unrepentant Geraldines
Walter Martin (The Walkmen) - We're All Young Together

May 20

Bry Webb - Free Will
Cara Dillon - A Thousand Hearts (UK)
 Chatham County Line - Tightrope
Coldplay - Ghost Stories
Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes) - Upside Down Mountain
Emma Ruth Rundle - Some Heavy Ocean
Haley Bonar - Last War
Hundreds - Aftermath
Jolie Holland - Wine Dark Sea
Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Going Home
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye: Live @ Madison Sq. Garden
Malka Spigel - Gliding EP
Nightmare & The Cat - Simple
Oasis - Definitely Maybe 20th Anniv. Ed.
Phillip Phillips - Behind the Light
Smoke Fairies - S/T
Syd Arthur - Sound Mirror
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - The Revelation
The Roots - And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
Wilsen - Magnolia EP (5/18)
Yann Tiersen - Infinity

May 27

Amy LaVere - Runaway's Diary
Blair Dunlop - House of Jacks
Challenger - Back to Bellevue
John Fullbright - Songs
John Illsley (Dire Straits) - Testing the Waters
Little Barrie - Shadow
Madison - The Bright Light EP
Matthew Barber - Big Romance
Miniature Tigers - Cruel Runnings
moe. - No Guts, No Glory
Owen Pallett - In Conflict
Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
Teleman - Breakfast
The Ghost Wolves - Man, Woman, Beast
Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers - World of Strangers

May TBA

Erlend Øye (Kings of Convenience) - Legao
Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence

June 3

Alice Boman - EP II
BANKS - Goddess (Full Length Debut) 
Birdy - Fire Within (U.S.)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Only Run
Echo & The Bunnymen - Meteorites (4/28 UK)
Ethan Johns - The Reckoning (Prod: Ryan Adams)
Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) - Black Hours
Howling Bells - Heartstrings
James - La Petite Mort
JD McPherson - TBA
Joe Henry - Invisible Hour
Josh Record - Pillars (UK)
Kan Wakan - Moving On
Lonely the Brave - The Day's War
Matisyahu - Akeda
Meshell Ndegeocello - Comet, Come to Me
Paul Weller - More Modern Classics
Peter Murphy - Lion
Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour
Sleep Party People - Floating
The Donkeys - Ride the Black Wave 
The Peach Kings - Mojo Thunder EP
The Pierces - Creation
The Shoe (w/ Jena Malone) - I'm OK

June 10

Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
Cowboy Mouth - Go
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
Glass Aniimals - Zaba
Got A Girl - I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now
Heather Peace - The Thin Line (UK)
Jose James - While You Were Sleeping
Jack White - Lazaretto
Mary Gauthier - Trouble & Love
O.A.R. - The Rockville LP
Passenger - Whispers
Rival Sons - Great Western Valkyrie
The Who - Quadrophenia Live In London
Tomas Barfod - Love Me

June 17

Beverly Craven - Change of Heart (UK)
Glass Towers - Halcyon Days
Lewis Watson - The Morning
Mark Chadwick (Levellers) - Moment
The Antlers - Familiars
The Felice Brothers - Favorite Waitress      

June 24

Ed Sheeran - x (multiply)
George Ezra - TBA (UK)
How To Dress Well - What Is This Heart?
PHOX - S/T

July 1

Levon Helm Band - Midnight Ramble Sessions III
Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy
 

Beyond
Allen Stone - TBA (Summer)
As Animals - S/T
Bebel Gilberto - Tudo! (7/29)
Ben Ottewell (Gomez) - Rattlebag (TBA)
Big Wreck - Ghosts (7/15 US, 6/10 CAN)
Charlene Soraia - Love Is The Law (TBA)
Dear Plastic - The Thieves Are Babes (TBA)
Deluka - BONDS EP (Spring TBA)
Don Henley - Cass County (TBA)
Ellis Paul - Chasing Beauty (TBA)
Empires - Orphans (TBA)
Fink - Hard Believer (7/15)
Haroula Rose - Here The Blue River (TBA)
Imelda May - Tribal (7/29)
James Taylor - TBA (8/19)
Jay Brannan - Always, Then, and Now (7/15)
Jonah Tolchin - Clover Road (Summer TBA)
Kite Club - Fresh Air for Humans (TBA)
Kris Delmhorst - Blood Test (Spring TBA)
Little Daylight - TBD (7/15)
Miranda Lee Richards - Echoes of the Dreamtime (TBA)
Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business (Summer)
Nick Mulvey - First Mind (9/16 U.S.)
Peter Himmelman - The Boat That Carries Us (TBA)
Puss N Boots (Norah Jones) - No Fools, No Fun (7/15)
Rich Robinson (Black Crowes) - The Ceaseless Sight (TBA)
Sara Lowes - The Joy of Waiting (TBA)
Sara Swenson - Runway Lights (Summer TBA)
Sasha Siem - Most of the Boys (TBA)
Scott Matthews - Home Pt. 1 (TBA)
Slow Club - Complete Surrender (7/14)
The Felice Brothers - Favorite Waitress
The Good Natured - Prism (Summer TBA)
The Vespers - Sisters and Brothers (TBA
Tiny Ruins - Brightly Painted One (TBA)
Toby Lightman - Every Kind of People (TBA)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye (Summer TBA)
Wakey! Wakey! - All It Takes Is A Little Love (TBA)
Winterpills - Echolalia (Covers) (TBA) 
Woman's Hour - Conversations (7/15)

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Friday
Feb152013

Amy Speace Launches Her 'Stormy Boat' April 16; Stream Title Track

Press Release: On April 16, Amy Speace releases her new album, How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat, on Wind Bone Records. This 11-song set, also available with a six-song Deluxe Edition bonus EP, was produced by Neilson Hubbard and features collaborations with John Fullbright, Ben Sollee, and Mary Gauthier. Speace describes it as "intimate & epic, orchestral & acoustic," and Dave Marsh, who wrote the album's liner notes, calls this "the most daring, confident, ambitious and beautiful album Amy Speace has made since she began recording."

NPR has lauded Speace's "velvety, achy voice" - but in 2011 she almost lost that voice for good from a case of acute laryngitis. As the storms of life raged, songwriting was her ballast and salvation, and she reached back to her roots in the National Shakespeare Company for inspiration. "I went back to read [Shakespeare's] plays and found this very modern lamenting of love, lust, longing, denial, betrayal, rage, sorrow - everything I was wrestling with myself, feeling isolated and lost: the madness of the dream," she says.

The songs of How To Sleep in a Stormy Boat come together like a short story collection, united by a common vantage point and common predicaments: in this case, catastrophes of the heart that persist long past their expiration date. For the tender duet "The Sea and the Shore," Speace recruited Grammy-nominated Oklahoma songwriter John Fullbright. "For a younger artist, he is wise beyond his years, and has this world weary quality that I thought would fit the song perfectly," she says. The title track, "How To Sleep in a Stormy Boat," presents a prayer for peace during emotional tumult. "I was thinking about King Lear a lot while writing this song," says Speace. "His storms were internal - his most beloved (his daughters) were turning against him, and he was going mad, and he ends up desperately raging against a literal storm."

Born in Baltimore and now living in Nashville, Speace was the first artist signed to Judy Collins' label (Collins later covered one of her songs) and has toured with Alejandro Escovedo, Guy Clark, Ian Hunter, and Nanci Griffith. Her headlining spring tour includes stops in NYC (4/16 at Joe's Pub), Chicago (4/27 at Old Town School of Folk Music), and Nashville (5/1 at Music City Roots). Full dates below.

Amy Speace - 'How to Sleep in an Empty Boat'


'How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat' Tracklist
01. The Fortunate Ones
02. Lullabye Under the Willow
03. How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat
04. The Sea & the Shore (w/ John Fullbright)
05. In Salida
06. Bring Me Back My Heart
07. Hunter Moon
08. Left Me Hanging (w/ Mary Gauthier)
09. Perfume
10. Feathers & Wishbones 11. Hesitate

Deluxe Edition EP Tracklist
12. Hurricane
13. The Letter
14. Same Old Storm
15. Memphis
16. Stark As Stone
17. The Sea & The Shore (solo)

Amy Speace 2013 Tour Dates:

2/12 - Rockville, MD @ UU Congregation of Rockville *
2/13 - Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live *
2/14 - New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall *
2/15 - Sharon, MA @ Sharon House Concert *
2/16 - Cambridge, MA @ Ryals House Concert *
2/17 - Montclair, NJ @ The Art Garage *
2/19 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Rose-Marchall House Concert *
2/20-23 - Toronto, ON @ Folk Alliance
3/13-16 - Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/20 - Nashville, TN @ The Bluebird Café
3/27 - Anedaw, SC @ Sewee Outpost/Barn Jam
3/28 - Greenwood, SC @ Music On Maxwell
4/04 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Blue Door +
4/05 - Dallas, TX @ Uncle Calvins Coffeehouse +
4/06 - Austin, TX @ The Cactus Café +
4/07 - Houston, TX @ Mucky Duck's +
4/11 - Cambridge, MA @ Passim (cobill w/Chuck Brodsky)
4/12 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Caffe Lena
4/13 - Park Ridge, NJ @ Our Lady of Mercy School
4/14 - Honesdale, PA @ The Cooperage %
4/16 - New York, NY @ Joe's Pub [CD Release Show]
4/19 - Newtown Square, PA @ Burlap & Bean %
4/20 - Roanoke, VA @ Kirk Avenue Music Hall %
4/21 - Morgantown, WV @ WVU Creative Arts Center (Mountain Stage)
4/24 - Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark %
4/26 - Spring Lake, MI @ Seven Steps Up Center %
4/27 - Chicago, IL @ Old Town School of Folk Music %
4/28 - Goshen, IN @ Ignition
5/01 - Nashville, TN @ Music City Roots
5/08 - Knoxville, TN @ The Preservation Pub
5/09 - Nashville, TN @ The Bluebird Café (CD release show)
5/18 - Richardson, TX @ Wildflower Art and Music Festival
5/27-30 - Kerrville, TX @ Kerrville Folk Festival

* w/ Angel Snow
+ w/ Rod Picott
% w/ The Sea The Sea

 

Reader Comments (1)

Lovely stuff.....see reminds me of the other Amiee:):)!!

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