Archive for the 'Autumn Tone' Category

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Our label, Autumn Tone, is releasing the upcoming Dirty Gold EP, Roar, this spring. In the meantime, the single that initially caught our attention, “California Sunrise,” is now available via iTunes, etc. Purchase Now: Dirty Gold :: California Sunrise (Single) iTunes: Dirty Gold :: California Sunrise (Single)

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Covered in kudzu and swathed in a blanket of humidity, spanish moss, feedback and reverb exists Futurebirds. Here, at this intersection, we find a synthesis of the two extremes of Neil Young’s yin and yang.  It’s at this crossroads, on this plane that Futurebirds meld the sweet, lilting, pedal steel and harmonies of the Stray […]

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Saturday night, at Pianos in NYC, Aquarium Drunkard presents Roadside Graves EP release show. The band released You Won’t Be Happy With Me, on Autumn Tone, last month right after SXSW, so if you’re in the city come out and hear the new tunes live.

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

When a piano silhouette sparkles through the first moments of “Demons,” you might think you’d reached for the wrong CD. The uptempo percussion sequence that immediately follows would only embolden this belief–that is, until John Gleason’s familiar rasp comes brimming into focus. And, as with its opener, so it goes throughout much of the Roadside […]

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Last month Roadside Graves debuted “Liv Tyler,” the first single off their forthcoming EP, You Won’t Be Happy With Me (out March 23rd). The band now has a video for the track, shot by Travis Huggett, in and around their hometown of Metuchen, NJ (see below). I described the direction of new EP to a […]

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

This Tuesday Autumn Tone (AD’s label) is digitally reissuing Roadside Graves debut LP, If Shacking Up Is All You Want To Do, with an additional six bonus tracks. This comes out exactly one month before the band’s upcoming EP, You Won’t Be Happy With Me —due out March 23rd. Below, Graves’ primary vocalist, John Gleason, […]

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Die Young is an intimidating title for a debut full-length. It casts a lot of weight about its small frame – a twelve song package of deceptively airy and sprightly vocals spun around a churning, rhythmic and engaging set of pop that takes its cues from a host of 90s indie and classic rock and […]