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Gracie Horse - Laura Roy - Certain Animals

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Gracie Horse - What I'm Missing. Wharf Cat Records have just announced L.A.-based songwriter Gracie Horse as the newest addition to their roster, and shared a music video for her recent single "What I'm Missing." Gracie Horse was a founding member of Boston based rock band Fat Creeps, and has contributed to albums by Alex Izenberg (his latest, I'm Not Here), Color Green, and Jonny Kosmo (who also produced "What I'm Missing"). “What I'm Missing,” is expansive, a world inside of a song. It’s cosmic country: there are shitty motels and perfect vocal harmonies. True crime sleuths, hours spent rotting on the Internet, and poignant allusions to working in healthcare during the pandemic. “Now everyone’s spooked/at the Motel 6/eatin’ dive bar wings/in a hazmat suit,” she sings in one particularly evocative line.  It’s a stunning song: all keys, crisp pedal steel. About the track, Gracie writes: "When I moved to California I was very homesick for a

Certain Animals - Son Parapluie feat. Isobel Campbell

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Certain Animals - All Is Over Now. 'All Is Over Now' proves that Certain Animals dares to become more and more personal, and is less anxious to show her true colours. What emerges is sometimes soft, sometimes sweet and longing for a recent past. Smooth and polished, like the late seventies period from which the song borrows inspiration, but always with an edge.  With vintage artistry and a Wurlitzer which would have suited a Supertramp record, the band describes the drifting apart of two lovers, without forgetting to shine a positive light on such a situation.  Incredible close-harmony, befitting The Beach Boys or The Beatles, and falsetto choirs echoing the sound of Electric Light Orchestra records, are complemented by an array of musical talent in the form of clarinets, flugel horn and a Hammond organ. All dressing this track up to perfection.  After mourning a loss and nearly drowning in nostalgia, Certain Animals breaks free in the final phrase and closes the song with tas

Art Moore - Martin Leary - Certain Animals - Fe Salomon

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Art Moore - Snowy. Art Moore, a new project from Taylor Vick (best known as the songwriter behind Boy Scouts) and Ezra Furman collaborators Sam Durkes and Trevor Brooks, are announcing their signing to ANTI- and the release of their debut single "Snowy." Durkes, Brooks and Vick first set out to collaborate with the intended goal of pitching their music for film and television projects. Durkes, a member of Furman’s band, had just completed work on Furman’s soundtrack for the Netflix series Sex Education and knew Brooks through his own work with Furman. The pair were already familiar with Vick, who had established herself as a prolific cult solo artist with Boy Scouts, and asked if she would be interested in assisting for their gestational soundtrack project. The idea of Art Moore, as a band, or Art Moore was still a ways away. “We all met up at the studio, and it was never even like, ‘Let’s be a band’, that was never a thing,” recalls Durkes. “It was more like, ‘Let’s write f

Palm Friends - Certain Animals - Jo Schornikow - Thomas Dollbaum

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Palm Friends - Hidden Perks. Minneapolis-based quartet, Palm Friends are sharing their new single, "Hidden Perks" which comes as the first preview of their new EP, The Delivery out via Forged Artifacts on March 24. A stunning intro to the new release, outlined with warm, fuzzy guitars and quietly confident vocals, it follows the band's 2019 debut EP, Nice Weather coming mixed and mastered by Ben Etter (Deerhunter, Cate Le Bon). Palm Friends first came together as a means of healing. After his brother passed away, guitarist and singer Jesse Pedersen moved from New York back home to Minnesota to be with his family. As part of the grieving process, he called up some of his high school friends and asked if they wanted to start a band. With Jon Lindquist on drums, Will Bunton on bass and Jesse on guitar and vocals, the band quickly recorded their debut EP. The result was an ebullient indie rock six-song burst, the sound of a band in its early stages having a blast together. S

Jess Locke - Sandtimer - Certain Animals - Eleni Drake - Crawford Mack - Godcaster

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Jess Locke has shared 'Fool' and it's a hook filled indie pop song with some grittier rock attitude alongside. === Sandtimer return just a month after we featured 'Different Seas' with another new track entitled 'Three Cars' a stunning indie folk piece. === Certain Animals make their seventh appearance here in less than a year such is the calibre of the music and the newest alt rock song 'Too Long' keeps the momentum going. === Eleni Drake has released 'Melbourne Blues' ahead of her E.P ‘Vanilla Sky’ and it's a beautiful example of what to expect. === Crawford Mack shares 'Depends On Where You Stand' which is a striking singer songwriter track with refined vocals and a fabulous musical arrangement. === Godcaster cut to the chase with 'All the Feral Girls In The Universe' a feisty track and if the video and title doesn't grab your attention the song is just as amazing. --------------------------------------------

Market Junction - Certain Animals - The Brave Faces

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Market Junction will release their latest album, 'Burning Bridges', on August 7 and ahead of that they have shared 'Nebraska' a song where the vocals are fabulous and the musicianship comfortably on a par. === As this is our sixth feature for the Dutch band Certain Animals I guess it's safe to say we like them and new song 'TV' sees them keeping up the momentum with another fine rocker. === We featured their debut single back in March and Brighton based band The Brave Faces are back with 'Lots Of Nights Out' which is another solid indie rock song, that stands out both musically and vocally. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Market Junction - Nebraska. Of the song, Matt says: "Home is not a place. It is a connection to another person. When you lose those people, you feel uprooted, disconnected, and lost. Being out on the road is hard on a relationship, yet the constant war inside

Julia P. - BlackieBlueBird - Certain Animals - Jed - The Brave Faces - Bethany Ferrie - The Dream Syndicate - Boxes

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Julia P. new song 'Walking On By' has a gorgeous country and bluegrass feel coursing through it along with a beautiful musical arrangement. === Today BlackieBlueBird have released their new album 'Goodbye in July' comprising of eleven refined dream pop tracks each vying for attention. === Certain Animals make their fifth appearance on Beehive Candy in less that a year with 'Love, Space & Time' where their fabulous sixties vibes are once again enticing. === We have the full album from Jed streaming below, it's entitled 'Black Gold Texas Tea' and has nine creative instrumental tracks that cover a good number of styles and genres. === Brighton, England's The Brave Faces have released their debut single 'In The Dark' and it's a really impressive piece that more than suggests the band are one's to listen out for. === Bethany Ferrie has a new lyric video for the extremely catchy and melodic song 'Stayed'. === The Dream Sy

Mechanimal - Certain Animals - Brielle Ansems - Vilma Flood

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Less than a month since we featured the video for 'Stolen Flesh' Mechanimal return with another video this time for 'Scavengers' a fabulous electro industrial piece with incredible spoken vocals. === Certain Animals return for a fourth time in six months with 'Tangerine' where the Dutch band share some superb sixties vibes. === Brielle Ansems has just shared 'Ironside' a beautiful indie folk song that is refined and beautifully arranged. === It's been a year since we first came across Vilma Flood and so it's a welcome return to Beehive Candy with her new song 'End', another Scandinavian Americana piece that is totally captivating. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mechanimal - Scavengers. With a stunning mix of post-punk, electro and industrial, Greece's ‘drone n roll’ project Mechanimal (Giannis Papaioanou, Freddie Faulkenberry) have just released their new album Crux (

Eileen Carey - Certain Animals - Kiwi Jr. - Green and Glass

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Eileen Carey has just released a video for 'Finally' the single originally released back in November. It's been a while since we last featured Eileen, the new video is a fine reminder of her creative ability to mix country, pop and rock together seamlessly. === We featured Certain Animals a couple of times in the latter months of 2019 and now it's a pleasure to share 'Songs To Make You Move' another stylish rocker from the Rotterdam based trio. === Kiwi Jr. return here just three months after we featured 'Salary man' this time we a video for 'Gimme More' another catchy tease ahead of debut album 'Football Money' set for release on January 17th. === Make a note to check out the debut and self titled album from Green and Glass due out on February 14. Comprising of eleven absolutely stunning tracks of which we have 'Gabriel' to enjoy today, this avant pop band really have something special going on. -------------------------------