Shining A Fresh Light On A Lightnin’ Hopkins Essential

  • “…an album that reintroduced Hopkins to music fans and helped tip the ’60s folk and blues revival into being. The effect that one album had on rock ‘n roll is inestimable.”

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Keepers: The Backstory
January 17, 2018

Growing up as a kid of the 90s listening along to my parents vinyl collection, I learned to appreciate the act of attentive listening. I’d pour over the extra large artwork, turn over the sleeves, squint at the liners, but I’d be there. Right there. Just listening. It was like making friends. You’ve found someone […]

Reissue Alert: Kishi Bashi’s ‘Room For Dream’
October 27, 2017

Kishi Bashi’s 2011 debut Room For Dream is finally back in print. The five track EP includes alternate mixes of favorites “Bright Whites” and “Manchester” as well as the bonus track “Unicorns Die When You Leave”. Reissued on clear 10″ vinyl and available now via Joyful Noise, the EP is also available digitally in all […]

Spotlight: Coco Hames
March 24, 2017

Coco Hames: songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, collaborator, band leader…