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Shorties (Cheryl Strayed on Books & Reading, The Best Emo Songs of All Time, and more)

Cheryl Strayed talked books and reading with the New York Times. Vulture listed the best emo songs of all time. February's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $2.99 today: The Current by Tim Johnston Rolling Stone shared an oral history of Black Sabbath's eponymous debut album, released 50 years ago. Samantha Hunt talked to the Atlantic about her story in the magazine's March issue. I love to think about precision of language. I grew up with a fantastic bunch of poets by my sid...
Tags: Music, Cheryl Strayed, David, Atlantic, New York Times, James Bond, Nick Hornby, Samantha Hunt, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Newsweek, Billie Eilish, John Ross, Jenny Odell, Tobias Wolff, Laura Veirs, Steph Post

Trace Mountains – “Lost In The Country”

A couple years ago, Dave Benton released his debut album Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Since then, his band LVL UP played their last show and Benton moved to Kingston, NY. Today, he's announcing a new album, Lost In the Country, and sharing its lead single and title track. More »
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Trace Mountains – “Where It Goes”

Last year, Dave Benton released his first proper album as Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Soon after that, he hit the road to close out his former band LVL UP, who played their last show in September, and now he's back to focusing on his solo project. Today, Benton's … More »
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Stream Trace Mountains A Partner To Lean On

The music that Dave Benton makes as Trace Mountains acts as a respite, both from the pressures and expectations attached to Benton's other band LVL UP as well as the world at large. The vocabulary of A Partner To Lean On -- Benton's first proper LP under the name -- is one of dreams and … More »
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Trace Mountains (LVL UP, Sheer Mag) releasing LP, touring (stream a track)

Trace Mountains is the solo project of LVL UP's David Benton, and for his first proper record, he made it with a band including members of LVL UP and Sheer Mag. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, LVL UP, Trace Mountains, Jeremy Nifras, David Benton

Trace Mountains – “Cary’s Dreams”

Next month, LVL UP's Dave Benton is releasing his first Trace Mountains full-length, A Partner To Lean On. We've heard "Turn Twice" from it already, and today Benton is sharing the album's opening track, "Cary's Dreams." It's immersive from the jump, heavy synths and precise percussion forming a sort of blanket. The imagery is … More »
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watch Operator Music Band's "Moto Komplete" video, catch them on tour

"What you get is a Lynchian retro sci-fi nightmare carousel turning endlessly upon itself, revealing with clock-like precision the results of a telephone repair exorcism gone awry." - Operator Music Band's Jared Hill on their new video. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, Bill Pearis, JARED HILL, Widowspeak, Emefe, Operator Music Band, Trace Mountains, Miles Francis, Robert Earl Thomas, Spirit Was, Moto Komplete

Trace Mountains – “Turn Twice”

LVL UP's Dave Benton started Trace Mountains a few years ago with the intent to make some songs on his own. Those efforts coalesced in the wonderful 2014 tape, Buttery Sprouts, which was reissued with some additional songs in 2016, and now the project has morphed into a less solitary effort with the … More »
Tags: Music, LVL UP, Trace Mountains, Dave Benton

Half Waif sign to Cascine for new EP, touring in 2017

Half Waif, the art pop project of Nandi Rose Plunkett (who share members with Pinegrove), will follow this year's very good sophomore LP with a new EP on Cascine in 2017... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, Half Waif, Pinegrove, Andrew Sacher, Nandi Rose Plunkett, Cascine, Trace Mountains, Forth Wanderers

Trace Mountains – “Bring The Mountains To Me” Video

Earlier this year, Trace Mountains -- the solo project of LVL UP's Dave Benton -- released an expanded version of his 2014 Buttery Sprouts EP, appropriately dubbed Buttery Sprouts & Other Songs, and today he's shared a video for one of the newer ones called "Bring The Mountain To Me." The video, … More »
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Trace Mountains - forgiveness

Trace Mountains is the solo project of Dave Benton (of Spook Houses, LVL UP and label Double Double Whammy). This cassette is a re-release Trace Mountain’s 2014 release Buttery Sprouts, what Benton describes as “a collection of songs… (in post Trace Mountains – Buttery Sprouts & Other Songs from Wake the Deaf. More by this artist at )
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Stephen Steinbrink releasing 'Anagrams' (listen to "Absent Mind"), on tour, playing 3 NYC shows

Olympia, WA Stephen Steinbrink is back with new album Anagrams that will be out July 1 on Melodic. He spent the last two years working on it at a retrofitted analogue studio in a lofty, de-sanctified church in the secluded island town of Anacortes, Washington... Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music News, Tour Dates, Florist, Bill Pearis, Stephen Steinbrink, Free Cake For Every Creature, Sam Kogon, Fraternal Twin, Addie Pray, Ajnabi, and Addie Pray, and Fraternal Twin, and Sunday, April 19 at Palisades with Air Waves, April 24 at Cake Shop with 100 Watt Horse, Oh Rose