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Under the Influence with The Warm Jets

Kentucky based duo The Warm Jets are made up of Chris Boss (guitar) and Jason Lamoreaux (The Currupting Sea, synthesizer, guitar). Their collaboration began at a dinner and transformed into a debut release. The duo released their debut album Here We Co …

Under the Influence with ESSi

(Photo by Christoph Carr)New York City duo ESSi, made up of Jessica Ackerley (vocals, guitar) and Rick Daniel (drums, electronics) are set to release their album Vital Creatures on October 4th via Ramp Local. Our own David Jackson recently re …

Under the Influence with A Lily (James Vella)

(Photo by Mark Vella)Today’s Under the Influence (UTI) artist is someone we often work with here at Echoes and Dust when putting together UTIs etc for other artists. The tables are now turned and we have the pleasure of shining a spoltlight on his work …

Under the Influence with Aweful

(Photo by Patrick Houdek)Chicago’s Aweful released their debut EP ME ME ME via BeerCan Records on August 2nd of this year. The trio includes Traci Trouble (HotLips Messiah), Lucy Dekay (Mystery Actions) and Izzy Price (Velcro Lewis Group …

Black Moth announce indefinite hiatus and two farewell gigs.

Black Moth announce indefinite hiatus and farewell shows.

Under the Influence with Dallas Acid

(Photo by Barbara FG)Dallas Acid are a synth-heavy dreampop/ambient trio from Austin, Texas. They’ve signed to All Saints Records and announced a new album due out on November 1st. They recently released the title track from the album, The Spriral …

Under the Influence with Wolf & Moon

(Photo by Bake)Berlin based folk/indie duo Wolf & Moon, is made up of Stefanie & Dennis. They first met in the Netherlands and started writing music together ever since. In January they released their debut album Before It Gets Dark via AD …

Under the Influence with Husbandry

On September 13th, New York based quartet Husbandry self-released their second full length album A Port In A Storm. The album is made up of eight hard-hitting tracks, each with its own unique time signatures, showcasing the band’s ability to marry the …

Under the Influence with Bruno Bavota

On October 4th, Italian composer Bruno Bavota will release his new album Get Lost via Temporary Residence Ltd. On this release it is explained that “Rather than obsess over the sound of the piano itself, Bavota now explores the sounds around …

Under the Influence with Midnight Shine

(Photo by David McDonald)Midnight Shine is made up of four musicians that are rooted from the isolated community of Attawapiskat, in the far north of Canada. They started out as a band by chance, after front person Adrian Sutherland was offered the ope …

Under the Influence with Maria Chiara Argirò

London-based Italian pianist and composer Maria Chiara Argirò will be releasing her second album titled Hidden Seas on September 27th via Cavalo Records. On this release, Maria uses synths and electronics and the introduction of vocals by vocalist …

Under the Influence with we.own.the.sky

Athenian instrumental band we.own.the.sky will be self-releasing their 2nd full-length album titled Home on November 1st. The album is made up of nine incredible tracks that center around the underlying theme of Home. As it states in the band’s pr …

Under the Influence with aswekeepsearching

I’ve loved this band since I first heard their music back in 2017 with their Zia release. aswekeepsearching are now set to release their third LP Rooh on September 27th. The band combines Indian instruments and Hindi singing to create a …

Under the Influence with sir Was

Gothenburg artist sir Was,also known as Joel Wästberg, is soon to release a new album titled Holding On To A Dream on September 20th via Memphis Industries. The hip-hop, electronic, old soul music inspired album contains 11 tracks uniquely put tog …

Under the Influence with Michael Bonaventure

On August 30th, Michael Bonaventure released a new album titled In tenebris ratione organi via Eighth Tower Records (an Unexplained Sounds group sub label). Michael is a master on the organ and on this album, the traditional sound concept of the organ …

Daniel Johnston 1961-2019

Daniel Johnston 1961-2019 – remembering a songwriter of genius

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