Monkey House is the creation of singer/songwriter/arranger/producer Don Breithaupt. Left is their fifth album, and the follow-up to their 2012 album, Headquarters. Left features a slew of great players including Jay Graydon, guitar ace Elliott Randall, saxophonist Donnie McCaslin, Kim Mitchell, Drew Zingg and Michael Leonhart. Left is more than a collection of songs, it's a fully formed and compelling work of art Don explains that "I'm rather a traditionalist. I view the making of an album as part of the art form. It is meant to be cohesive, something that musically and sonically sounds like one body of work.
First new album in four years from the legendary Portland quartet and first for Dine Alone Records. Knows an America's Best Britpop Band. Features the single 'You Are Killing Me'.
"The Brethren of the Long House" is Riot's ninth studio album. It was first released in Japan on November 11, 1995 and later in the United States and rest of the world in early 1996. The album is dedicated to the lost culture of American Indians.
Hed Kandi’s most iconic album concept returns with enough blissed-out beats to keep you dancing all summer long With three mixes of sun-kissed grooves and sultry Hed Kandi hedonism, Beach House takes the listener on a journey from sunrise to sunset. It's the perfect accompaniment to both poolside listening and the hottest beach parties of the summer.
The Brighton-based trio will release mini-album Mercury Fountain on April 21 via Small Pond Records. It is the band's follow up to their 2013 debut EP, Horizons/Rapture, and has been produced by Joel Magill and Raven Bush. The psych-rock group focused on experimentation throughout the recording and production process, with the band attempting to replicate the feeling of diving into a Mercury Fountain, as the album begins and ends with the same piece of music, with a reprise in the middle.
Taken from a Jazz at the Philharmonic tour, Ella Fitzgerald is backed by pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Jo Jones on two well-rounded sets. Actually, the two dates are quite similar, with eight of the nine songs being repeated (although the second "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Oh, Lady Be Good" find her backed by a riffing eight-horn all-star group), so this album is mostly recommended to her greatest fans. However, the music is wonderful, there are variations between the different versions, and her voice was at its prime.