Hey there! Been a while. Wow. Well, we’ll have you know we’ve been keepin’ on with the keepin’ on. Here’s what’s up. For those following along at home, you know it’s about time for the annual Kurt von Stetten release. Yep. We’re looking at November for the next one. No title yet, but there will be some limited edition lathe cut vinyl. Very cool. Stay tuned.
In other news, The Longwalls are also back at it and are putting the finishing touches on record #6. It’s going to be called Red Shirts, and we’re hoping for some vinyl for this one as well. Look for a release in early 2019-ish.
Meanwhile… The Longwalls are also very excited to be part of the 8th Annual JP Music Fest coming up on September 8. It’s free and fun for the whole family. Details here. Longwalls hit the stage in the 1pm hour. AND.. we’ll have a limited edition cassette featuring 2 tracks from the upcoming record—for free give-away!
Look out for more shows in the fall and a release party for the new record.
Ok, that’s it for now. We won’t be strangers. Promise.
Hey now! It’s that time of year. Again. We don’t how he does it, we’re just happy he does. These 23 new tracks from Kurt von Stetten are quite a trip. Distorted synths and REM jangle cohabitate as Kurt bunnyhops textures, sounds, and moods. Download now Cycle now! Check out the video for Calculator! Enjoy!
Clocking in at an hour plus with 23 tracks, this is a ton of new material from our favorite son, Kurt von Stetten. This new mega release, entitled Cycle, ebbs and flows from track to track, bunny-hopping textures and moods like no other KvS release to date. Fo’ reals! Here’s the first single, Calculator. Look out for the full release on Friday, October 27. Happy fall, and here’s to another cycle…
Well, well, well. Here we are busy with another Longwalls album, getting into our fall routines and.. oh looky here: A new KvS album called Gutt! I guess it has been a year since the excellent Bon Fortuna record. Anyway.. Bold, defiant, insatiable. Boston’s Kurt von Stetten returns with his 11th solo effort—in 11 years. Noisy and angular. Low lows. High highs. Big and fragile. Playful and tuneful as ever. And once again written and recorded entirely on his own—with Kurt himself playing every instrument. And with 20 tracks (!!) you simply can’t go wrong. Give Gutt a go! It’s available (digital only) 10/28 here on SMR and over at Bandcamp (and eventually the iTunes etc..). Check out the first single, In a Car Falling in Love, and watch for video for Future is Fashion on Tuesday. Enjoy!
We’re pleased as punch to announce Bon Fortuna—the new record by Kurt von Stetten—is on sale now! Dreamy, bold and always irreverent, Kurt returns with a glorious dispatch of fearlessly fuzzed-out art pop. And this one is a bit of a milestone: 10 solo albums in 10 years with Kurt playing every instrument on every track. Perhaps more impressive is the fact that this album is just so damn dynamic and fun to listen to. It might be his best ever, and that’s saying something. Check out the video for the first single, Spanish Ship, and be sure to hit up Kurt on Twitter for a chance to win one of the very few custom physical copies he’s producing at home as well as Bon Fortuna t-shirts. Hope you get a chance to check it out and support this amazing artist! Enjoy!
“‘Spanish Ship’ is still a powerful statement. It’s bold, hard-hitting, well-crafted, and at well under three-minutes it doesn’t outstay its welcome. Plus, it’s not even the best track on the LP, which shows you just how good this guy is.” Wow, kind words indeed from The Sound of Confusion. Thank you! KvS‘ Bon Fortuna is on sale 10/6.
Get ready folks! Bon Fortuna—The 10th solo album from Kurt von Stetten is on its way! Look for a digital release on 10/6, and if you follow KvS on Twitter keep an eye out for give-aways of physical copies– it’s the only way to get your hands on the real thing. In the meantime, check out Spanish Ship, track 1 from the album.