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Interview With an Angel // Night Beds & NBC New York

NBC’s Oresti Tsonopoulos had the chance to sit down with Winston Yellen, the “angel-voiced frontman” of Night Beds, while he was in New York City a month or so ago for a sold out show at Pianos. So far we’ve learned Winston loves cooking, reading and hanging out with old men. What else does he fancy? Watch the interview above to find out!

Winston and the rest of the guys head out on the road in mid February. The tour includes dates with Indians and Cat Martino. Check out the full schedule HERE.

Bill Fay Gives His Last Interview of 2012, Self-Titled Album Now Available at Midheaven Mailorder

We had the immense pleasure of releasing Bill Fay’s first studio album in over 40 years back in August. Today, we share his final interview of 2012. Bill sheds light on his plans for the future, influences on Life is People and life in general. “I personally need to believe that this world just can’t go on and on and on in the way that it goes.” Read the interview at Aquarium Drunkard!

Midheaven Mailorder just announced the availablity of Bill Fay’s self-titled debut, originally released in 1970, on their site. 4 Men With Beards is reissuing the album on 180 gram LP. You’ll find it HERE.

Year-End Love for Bill Fay

“Intimate piano balladry from an English folk-rock elder who spent his 40 years away from the recording studio gathering the wisdom that makes his music so generous and graceful.”NPR’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2012

#6 Best Album of 2012 at Uncut

#3 Best Album of 2012 at MOJO

“Arriving 41 years after Fay’s last original studio album, Life Is People represents the return of a prodigal son you never knew existed.” – Top 25 Albums of 2012 at BBC

INTERVIEW // Jessie Stein Talks to Nonstop Sound

The Luyas’ Jessie Stein recently moved to New York City and here she is talking to NBC’s Nonstop Sound. In this new piece, Jessie talks about her reasoning for making music and the feeling she wants her records to invoke. “I guess it’s in a way an attempt to combat the commodification of everything.” Watch the interview above.

Finished with the first interview? Check out Jessie in a new episode of the Beginnings podcast.

LSTN // Sun Airway’s ‘Soft Fall’ Streaming at MTV Hive

Yesterday we brought you Sun Airway’s new single “Black Noise.” We’re calling that old news on account today we’re able to share Soft Fall in its entirety! The album isn’t out until next Tuesday, October 2, but you can listen at MTV Hive >>> link below for streaming! Pre-order the album atSC Distribution!

Stream Soft Fall at MTV Hive

In addition to the album stream, MTV Hive has a wonderful interview with Jon. They delve into his visual arts background and how it’s influenced the direction of his music!

“It’s always been fundamental to make it so that you don’t need the backstory and the information. I’d like for a listener to just be able to get with it regardless of any of that. I like the idea that it’s enjoyable without any of that but if you’re looking for it, there’s plenty of layers for you to get into.” – Jon

Sun Airway is currently on tour with M83! Dates and ticket links HERE!

WATCH // The Tallest Man On Earth Live at KCRW & Kink Radio, Plus Interview at ABC News

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The Tallest Man On Earth recently stopped by KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic for a live session. Kristian sits down with host Jason Bentley for an early morning performance of a couple of songs from his new album, There’s No Leaving Now. Watch above.

After performing at KCRW, Kristian traveled up to Portland’s Kink Radio for another live session at The Bing Lounge. Watch the three-song set below in our Youtube playlist.

Finally, ABC News’ AudioFile music series caught up with Kristian backstage at his New York City Town Hall show. He talks about growing up in Sweden and his reasons for writing his new album. Watch the interview HERE.

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