Brooklyn’s independent duo, Brightest Color, have released their newest EP Ocarina. This may only be a three track album, but the dense complexity and pith of each song feels as though this could be a full-length LP.
Illinois-based math-rockers Parachute Day serve up instrumental emo flavours in their brand new EP Thank You Notes. The bite sized debut features catchy guitar riffs nestling nicely between the emo-revival sound making waves through the US, and the major chord rich post rock sound prominent over various parts of Asia.
Back home from a successful international tour and California's Covet are clearly soldiering on, having just released their highly anticipated EP Currents, a fitting name for music that seems to be in constant motion.
What does a label actually do? How do they sign bands? How do they get their footing in a world where music production/recording/distribution is becoming even more democratized? We spoke to Small Pond Recordings, a label who have put everything on the line by setting up a huge recording studio and rehearsal space in Brighton.