Dead Oceans Welcomes Night Beds to the Family, “Even If We Try” 7″ Out Tomorrow

We are incredibly excited to welcome Night Beds to the Dead Oceans family. Led by 23-year old songwriter, Winston Yellen, Night Beds hail from Nashville, TN by way of Colorado Springs. Winston boasts a new, great American voice with a specific brand of intimate thirst that few musicians possess.

Today, we get the pleasure of hearing Night Beds’ first single “Even If We Try.” It’s only fitting this stunning single was recorded in the former Hendersonville home of country-music legend, Johnny Cash. Watch Winston and lap-steel musician, Caleb Hickman, perform “Even If We Try” live in a church – you’ll find the video below or stream the audio version HERE.

“Even If We Try” comes out tomorrow as the a-side to the group’s new 7-inch. The b-side features “You Were Afraid” – the first song a then 18-year old Winston wrote with Night Beds in mind. The 7-inch will be available digitally at Dead Oceans Sounds Dripfm or get your physical copy at SC Distribution.

Catch Night Beds live on tour. They’ll kick of a short run of dates at next week at Louisville’s Zanzabar and finish up at New York’s Mercury Lounge. The schedule includes performances at Pygmalion and Midpoint festivals! Full list of dates below!

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09/24/12 Louisville, KY: Zanzabar
09/25/12 St. Louis, MO: Old Rock House
09/26/12 Chicago, IL: Schubas w/Julia Holter
09/27/12 Champaign, IL: Pygmalion Music Festival
09/28/12 Bloomington, IN: Russian Recording w/Lower Dens
09/29/12 Cincinnati, OH: Midpoint Music Festival
10/06/12 Nashville, TN: Soundland
10/07/12 Lexington, KY: Cosmic Charlie’s
10/08/12 Washington, DC: Red Palace w/Holocome Waller
10/09/12 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda’s
10/11/12 Brooklyn, NY: Union Pool
10/12/12 New York, NY: Mercury Lounge w/Ivan & Alyosha

free downloads

Earth:2015 by Mark McGuire
Dream Lover by Destroyer
Times Square by Destroyer
Moonshiner by Kevin Morby
Me Liquor and God by Night Beds
Corner by Night Beds
Sagres by The Tallest Man on Earth
Dark Bird Is Home by The Tallest Man on Earth
War Machine by Bill Fay
A Page Incomplete by Bill Fay
Primrose Green by Ryley Walker
Sweet Satisfaction by Ryley Walker


Strange Things by Marlon Williams

Now It's Over by A Place To Bury Strangers

Love High by A Place To Bury Strangers

Girl in a Sling by Destroyer

5 out soon

Mark McGuire
Beyond Belief
CD / 2xLP

todays shows

A Place To Bury Strangers
Cambridge, MA - Middle East Downstairs

Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle  w/ Jennifer Castle

Ryley Walker
Columbia, MO - The Blue Note  w/ Jose Gonzalez

Strand of Oaks
Magna, UT - Rockwell at The Complex   w/ My Morning Jacket

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