After two years of struggling with a major label, K. Flay (a.k.a. Kristine Flaherty) took matters into her own hands by funding her debut album through Pledge Music. Although K. Flay had written about sixty songs during her label contract, she was forced to scrap them and write exclusively new material for her crowd-funded LP. […]
What happens when musician Robert Pera and Different Fur engineer Patrick Brown team up to create underground hip hop? WOOF, with an eight-song debut album The Thrill of it All. At first glance the group’s name and album title might evoke a carefree, “fuck all y’all” essence – but one listen proves the album is […]
We just got a new sponsorship with EarthQuaker Devices and we are absolutely crazy about it! They just sent us their full catalog of handmade guitar effects pedals straight from Akron, Ohio. EarthQuaker Devices was started by the former Black Keys road manager Jamie Stillman, and their products have received praise from musician’s resources like […]
Napa-based trio The Buttercream Gang continue to infuse Afro-Caribbean beats into upbeat pop music with their latest release, “Make it Count”. Ferried by jangly surf rock guitar riffs, the beachy track is part of The Buttercream Gang’s forthcoming EP Oh Sister, which was mixed at Different Fur Studios by producer/owner Patrick Brown and his assistant […]
San Francisco band Sea Dramas self-releases their debut LP Soft Wake this week. Known for their 60’s influenced folk like sound, the LP creates a dreamy vibe. Available for download here, Soft Wake was engineered by Patrick Brown and assistant Sean Paulson. For upcoming shows, check tour dates here.
Toro Y Moi releases his much anticipated 3rd album today, Anything in Return via Carpark Records. The album has already caught national attention and features in various music blogs, including Pitchfork, Stereogum‘s album of the week, Spin, XLR8R and Paste. Anything is Return was engineered by Patrick Brown and second engineer Jorge Hernandez. Album is […]
Getting into the thick of the woods here for Toro Y Moi‘s second video release “Say That” from upcoming, third album Anything in Return (landing on 1/22) from Carpark Records. Toro brings us this nice, groove-filled track, filled with a warmth and vibe only this wave maker could conjure up. The natural locale music video […]