You read right. A couple weeks ago our own Kurt von Stetten held a contest on Twitter: he asked followers to post short videos of themselves listening to his latest release, Animals. For those that followed through, Kurt would then craft an original song about the fan. One lucky winner, Ravi Jain, got his prize late list night. It’s called “No Jain No Gain.” Check it all out here! Enjoy!
The fine folks at Bishop & Rook have written a really nice review of Kurt von Stetten’s latest release, “Animals.” They write, “Perhaps all of these records are annual invitations into a complex mind of a musical intellect, a mind full of radical ideas of a broader picture too ambiguous for a casual listener to understand. But discernible and eloquent nonetheless.” When we think KvS, we think discernible and eloquent. Thanks for the kind words!
Animals, the latest home-brewed effort from Boston DIY wunderkind Kurt von Stetten is on sale now! Downloads only this time around kids (Obamacare is hitting KvS industries pretty hard). Grab it here or over on iTunes or Bandcamp. And while you’re at it check out his latest video for the track We Were So Very Wrong. Enjoy! (And tell your friends!)
The fine folks over at Examiner.com and Popa’s Tunes have some nice things to say about Animals, the new album by Kurt von Stetten. The album comes out Tuesday 9/30 and is Kurt’s 9th full length in as many years. Damn. And as Popa would say, this one is an album filled with expansive, full-bodied Indie rock songs. We couldn’t agree more.
It’s that time a year again folks! Our own Kurt von Stetten has a new release ready for the fall! It’s called Animalsand it finds Kurt coloring way outside the lines and conjuring up animals of many different stripes—some strange, some familiar, and all so undeniably human. His 9th record in nearly as many years, this synth-laden fuzzed out set will be released Tuesday, September 30—digital only. Stay tuned for more! And follow Kurt on Twitter for additional content, giveaways, and stream-of-conscious CNN dissing. And stream We Were So Very Wrong!!
And possibly a bit tipsy. Give a listen to WEMF this Saturday afternoon from 4-6pm and hear the mighty Longwalls on The Outlaw Radio Show. They’ll be hanging with host extraordinaire Ryan Spaulding and previewing a track or two from their forthcoming new album—The Gold Standard. They’ll also be playing a few things acoustic-style. Rumor has it there will be whiskey. Uh-oh. We suggest you tune in…
Making making making. That’s what we do! Here’s the latest… The new Longwalls album, tentatively titled The Gold Standard, is nearing completion. 11 songs (!) are in the hopper over at Bridge Sound and Stage and we’re close to mixing time. Look for a fall release. In the meantime, the new solo album by Dan London—I Will Take You Back—will be released this summer. Produced with long-time co-conspirator Mike Quinn at Moontower Studio (Q Division), IWTYB is a late 70s drive-in movie sort of record that takes you back in time. And of course our DIY wunderkind Kurt von Stetten is always at work. Follow along on his stellar music blog. His latest demo—I work figuratively (mostly… mostly)—is an absolutely wonderful bit of garage-tastic power pop. He’s got another record in him for sure, no word on timing just yet. More soon, stay tuned!